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Hyndburn

JAILED: Rizwan Arshad was kingpin of the heroin ring

Henchmen for blind drugs baron jailed after heroin, cash and pistol found in raid

Accrington man pleads guilty to assaulting nine-year-old girl

Accrington man pleads guilty to assaulting nine-year-old girl

Barrie Wearing, of Miller Close, Oswaldtwistle, pleaded guilty at Blackburn magistrates to driving with excess alcohol

Man seen driving Jaguar X-Type erratically was two and a half times legal limit

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Deadline looms for views on canal plan

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TRAVELLER SITE: East Lancs residents voice anger at new proposals

VICTIM: Mark Walsh was peppered with shotgun pellets

Wagon driver denies conspiracy to murder East Lancs man in child-custody feud

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Accrington man charged with class-A drugs offences after raid

Thug jailed after biting Accrington doorman

Thug jailed after biting Accrington doorman

Bibby, of Stanley Street, Accrington, pleaded guilty to assaulting Andrew Taylor

Drunk man who attempted to hit another man over the head with paving slab ended up worse off

VICTIM: Mark Walsh

‘Gunman’ paid ‘tramp’ to do his ‘dirty work’

ORDEAL: Reece Scott, four, of Hawthorn Avenue, Oswaldtwistle with his mum, Sarah

Family of four-year-old boy with 'unique' condition facing agonising wait as transplant hope dashed

MOURNED: Les Pilkington 97 of Rishton, whose father was a founder of Accrington Stanley

Heartfelt tributes flood in for war veteran and local cricket legend

Saeed Nawaz, 36, of Hopwood Street, Accrington, had his joint driver’s licence revoked by councillors

Accrington taxi driver loses appeal against council decision to revoke licence

Accrington Stanley manager John Coleman

Pitch protests spark fears over Accrington Stanley v Blackpool match

Staffordshire bull terrier dumped on streets of Oswaldtwistle

Staffordshire bull terrier dumped on streets of Oswaldtwistle

Mohammed Akram, 41, had not been taking his anti-psychotic medication when he carried out two arson attacks

Arsonist who set fire to sister-in-law and mother’s car looked ‘like a man possessed’

Radio 1 DJ Lottie

Music lovers launching new event to improve Accrington nightlife

FHD Building Contractors, of Manchester Road, appointed liquidators and called a meeting with creditors

Building firm set to close down after hitting financial difficulties

Engineers from United Utilities began work at the junction with Altham Lane

Temporary traffic lights in use as roadworks get underway in Accrington

Church man charged with theft of power washer worth £2,500

Church man charged with theft of power washer worth £2,500

Police at the scene

New pub forced to close ‘for safety reasons’ after travellers arrive in beer garden

Man caught with sickening porn videos of children in ‘distress and pain’

Man caught with sickening porn videos of children in ‘distress and pain’

Parents have been sent a letter outlining why the ban has been introduced

Accrington school to ban mobile phones being brought in

Eighty new homes could now be built on the site

Council loan could kickstart housing plan for key Accrington site

Mint Tree, Great Harwood

Cocktail lounge applies to stay open until 4am every day

READY: Edward and Andrew show off their souped-up day-glo Honda Prelude which they will be driving

Accrington pair gearing up for European banger rally

Man stole furniture from flat after charity provided him with home

Man stole furniture from flat after charity provided him with home

Peter Kay thumbs through Chris Difford’s songbook

Comedian Peter Kay makes surprise appearance at local gig

LOCATION: Library assistant Carol Taylor with the posts of the old stocks, outside the library, in Oswaldtwistle town centre

BRING BACK THE STOCKS: Town set to restore ancient apparatus once used to shame criminals

Police called to reports of drunken woman causing problems outside Sports Direct

Police called to reports of drunken woman causing problems outside Sports Direct

JOY: Ken Moss, head of parks Craig Haraben, judges Andrew Grundy and Suzanne McCumiskey, Shirley Parkinson, Janis Counsell, Colin Cooper and Margaret Worden and a group from Rishton Parish Pre-School in Cutwood Park, Rishton

Seven Hyndburn parks and open spaces recognised with national Green Flag award

Clitheroe, of Russell Place, Great Harwood, pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a football banning order

Football fan fined after failing to comply with banning order

PROBE: A scene of crime officer at work in the Maudsley Street area where Mark Walsh was blasted in the head with a shotgun

Truck driver accused of plotting to murder love rival told police: “I don’t want anyone dead”

SOLD: Catarina was painted by Lord Leighton in 1878 and went for £233,000

Victorian oil painting once owned by wealthy Accrington businessman fetches £250,000

The driver of the other car said Warner appeared to be ‘off his head’ before getting a taxi and leaving the scene

Accrington man drove to Darwen with girlfriend after drinking two bottles of vodka between them

The home was branded ‘inadequate’ in four out of five key areas

Relative slams poor report on 'dirty, cold and dimly lit' care home

Planning application for 14 new Accrington homes will be decided this week

Planning application for 14 new Accrington homes will be decided this week

ROBBERY: Police at the scene of the recent raid on the Rising Bridge post office. This post office is remaining open

Hyndburn MP regrets loss of post office amid heist fears

END: Reece Bibby’s band Stereo Kicks have disbanded after struggling to secure a record deal

X Factor star Reece Bibby to go solo as Stereo Kicks announce split

Peter Cavanagh

Arrest in hunt for killer of ex-Accrington Stanley skipper’s brother

Senator International wants to expand its premises

Plans to create 50 jobs at warehouse move step closer

LIFE-SAVER: From left, Cllr Joyce Plummer, Cllr Wendy Dwyer, local paramedic and Cllr Eamonn Higgins and Huncoat resident, Dave Parkins at the site of the defibrillator at the gates of Peel Park at the foot of the Coppice in Accrington

Take heart! Village to get life-saving kits

Accrington X Factor hopeful dreams dashed as band split

Accrington X Factor hopeful dreams dashed as Stereo Kicks split

Accrington man charged with assault and damaging wooden gate

Accrington man charged with assault and damaging wooden gate

Olivia Diamond

Mum of ‘charming, popular and clever’ schoolgirl opens up for the first time about her heartache

'Mindless' vandals set fire to historic monument in Accrington

'Mindless' vandals set fire to historic monument in Accrington

UNDER THREAT: Accrington Magistrates Court on Manchester Road, Accrington

Plan announced to close both of Accrington's courthouses - with cases moving to Blackburn and Burnley

The chain has applied for planning permission to create an extra 36 spaces on land to the east of its store

Aldi store hoping to extend car park after customers cause traffic jams

'Tired' facilities at leisure centre refurbished using £56k National Lottery funding

'Tired' facilities at leisure centre refurbished using £56k National Lottery funding

Accrington's courts to close in bid to save the government money

Consultation launched on plans to close Accrington's two courts

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