FOR Peter Marsden, his rise to chairman of Accrington Stanley has come by accident rather than design. His involvement could have been over before it had even begun, had it not been for a curiosity about the club that refused to die.
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A RIBBLE Valley musician is being tipped for stardom - by his MP.
RIBBLESDALE League leaders Barnoldswick take their first step on the road towards Lancashire Cup glory tomorrow as they face a minefield of a clash with Palace Shield big hitters Penwortham.
PEOPLE living in a Darwen street have hit out at the state of grass verges outside their homes.
SPIN star Jonathan Fielding is backing Ramsbottom to kick on this season as they bid to regain the Foster’s Lancashire League crown.
A SOLDIER who was badly injured in Afghanistan bit the nose of a peacemaker in an attack in Clitheroe.
TONY Parkes believes Jack Walker ‘would be turning in his grave’ at Blackburn Rovers’ current plight – and fears owners Venky’s have now reached the point of no return.
NEIGHBOURS in an East Lancashire street have spoken of their relief that an ‘eyesore’ house with a grisly past is to finally receive a facelift.
A 54-YEAR-old farmer who had gone missing while he was on his way to see his brother has been found.
WILDLIFE experts are hoping East Lancashire can help to boost the UK’s wild grey partridge population.
A WOMAN from Nelson who works as a dog walker has been ordered to pay £290 for allowing two dogs in her care to foul.
BLACKBURN Rovers co-owner Anuradha Desai is coming under heavy pressure to axe Steve Kean – but the under-fire boss remains confident he has her backing.