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Two injured in Great Harwood pub attack with mallet

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:26am Tuesday 30th September 2014

TWO men were hurt by an attacker wielding a wooden mallet outside a Great Harwood pub.

The West 'is partly to blame for crisis'

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

‘THE West is partly to blame’ for the crisis in the Middle East, an East Lancashire politician has claimed.

Bingo plan will help reduce global abuse

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:57pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A CHARITY set up to help abuse victims around the world has been saved after councillors approved plans to turn a former bingo hall in Accrington into a mini-market and auction house.

Burnt out car found in Accrington park

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:21pm Monday 29th September 2014

A BURNT out car was discovered in Milnshaw Park in Accrington on Saturday morning.

Storage Hunters TV star falls short in Accrington Stanley goal challenge

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:11am Monday 29th September 2014

TV AUCTION king Jesse McClure brought the hard sell to Accrington when he launched a new online site for the town’s historic market hall.

East Lancashire MP and would-be MP collecting football shirts for Africa

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Graham Jones

10:30am Sunday 28th September 2014

AN MP and a man who hopes to become one have been collecting Blackburn Rovers, Accrington Stanley and Burnley shirts to send to Africa.

Huncoat starlet to appear on small screen

Lancashire Telegraph: Diana Vickers designs Children in Need cushion

4:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

EAST Lancashire pop princess Diana Vickers’ small screen debut is finally set to hit television sets next month.

Accrington school celebrates after 'outstanding' Ofsted

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:30pm Saturday 27th September 2014

STAFF at an Accrington primary school are celebrating after been lauded as ‘outstanding’ by education watchdog Ofsted.

Hydnburn film festival will screen blockbusters which highlight issues affecting the planet

Lancashire Telegraph: Sir David Attenborough to give talk in Middlesbrough about Captain cook treasure

3:01pm Thursday 25th September 2014

FILM fans will crowd round a 100 inch screen as a free film festival exploring vital environmental issues comes to Hyndburn.

Accrington residents force abandonment of road works

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

WORKMEN called to install traffic calming measures on an Accrington estate left without doing anything after being challenged by angry residents.

Great Harwood residents step up playing fields fight

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

AN ‘extraordinary’ coun-cil meeting will be called to discuss plans to sell the Lyndon House Playing Fields in Great Harwood in the face of increasing pressure from the community.

Sparth Manor to be a home again?

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A GRADE II listed manor house gutted by fire could be renovated into a home.

Accrington woman's miraculous recovery from childhood cancer gives encouragement to others

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:31pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A WOMAN who was given just three weeks to live when she was a baby is celebrating her ‘miracle’ recovery.

Clayton-Le-Moors artist aims for new gallery and cafe

Lancashire Telegraph: Image for Purley PizzaExpress

3:20pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A CLAYTON-LE-MOORS industrial unit could be converted into an art gallery and pizza restaurant.

Drunk Accrington man’s racist rant in taxi office

Lancashire Telegraph: METER ISSUES: Two taxi drivers have faced magistrates for driving without their meters switched on.

11:41am Friday 19th September 2014

A DRUNKEN man who walked into an Accrington taxi office drinking from a bottle of vodka used vile racist abuse towards people inside.

Hyndburn man found guilty of operating as unlicensed scrap metal dealer

Lancashire Telegraph: Scrap metal theft in Kent is way down, according to police.

10:57am Friday 19th September 2014

A HYNDBURN man has been found guilty at Burnley Magistrates Court of operating as an unlicensed scrap metal dealer in Pendle.

Rishton couple ‘have been left in dark by tree’

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:50pm Friday 19th September 2014

A COUPLE from Rishton say they have been left in the dark by a 30ft tree that overhangs their garden.

Storage Hunters star Jesse McClure to take on ‘crossbar challenge’ at Accrington Stanley

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AMERICAN TV star Jesse McClure is limbering up to kick off a ‘crossbar challenge’ at Accrington Stanley FC in a bid to help raise £10,000 for the club.

Cocaine found at East Lancs drug dealer’s home

Lancashire Telegraph: Cocaine

3:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN involved in cocaine street dealing was jailed for 21 months after a drugs stash was found at his home.

Accrington Cricket Club’s scorer bowls out after 20 years

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CRICKET stalwart who has kept score in Acc-rington since 1994 is putting down his pencil for the final time.

Cancer-hit former chemical plant employee in workmates plea

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:55pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FORMER chemical plant worker is appealing to his ex-workmates for help, following his diagnosis of mesothelioma.

Finale as Great Harwood cinema faces demolition

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

A FORMER cinema which has fallen into disrepair could be demolished and turned into flats if planning permission is granted.

Double joy for creative Hyndburn gran Sandra

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:33pm Friday 12th September 2014

A HUNCOAT woman is using her creative talents to raise money for Parkinson’s UK.

Accrington Victoria Hospital ward open after repairs to floors

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:35pm Thursday 11th September 2014

HEALTH bosses say they are delighted to see the main ward at Accrington Victoria Hospital reopen after it was closed for six weeks.

Man seriously injured after being hit by car in Accrington

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a pedestrian was seriously injured following a collision with a car.

Woman’s horror at finding Oswaldtwistle canal body

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:22am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A HOLIDAYMAKER who found a dead body floating in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal has said she has been unable to sleep since making the gruesome discovery.

Oswaldtwistle pub aiming to keep hospice ale and hearty

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:22pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN Oswaldtwistle pub aims to raise enough charity cash to fund 24 hours of care at East Lancashire Hospice.

MYSTERY: ‘Unexplained’ death of man at Oswaldtwistle canal spot

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

MYSTERY surrounds the identity of a man whose body was found in the canal in Oswaldtwistle, police said.

Accrington bypass reopened following early morning crash

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:50am Tuesday 9th September 2014

MOTORISITS are experiencing delays this morning following a crash on the Accrington bypass.

MISSING: East Lancs pensioners appeal for return of popular 3ft garden gnome

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:20am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A PENSIONER is appealing for thieves to return a beloved outdoor gnome which was stolen from a garden at a sheltered housing complex.

Accrington teen awarded scholarship to help study towards becoming a glaciologist

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

TEENAGER Hannah Frost is certainly living up to her name – she’s off to university to study glaciers and all things ice.

Accrington Stanley fend off winding up order

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:02pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Accrington Stanley have warded off High Court moves by the taxman to have the club wound up by one of the country’s leading insolvency judges.

Grieving East Lancs widow says yellow lines should be painted on road

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:32pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A GRIEVING wife has called for double yellow lines to be painted on the stretch of road where her husband was hit by a car.

Accrington landlord ordered to pay £58k penalty for gas safety snub

Lancashire Telegraph: Sedgefield Development Trust has been working alongside the Belgian not-for-profit company iChoosr to introduce a collective switching scheme for gas and electricity ,

3:54pm Monday 8th September 2014

AN Accrington landlord has been ordered to pay nearly £60,000 in fines and costs after he ignored repeated warnings about arranging an annual gas safety check at a house in the town.

Charity’s Accrington mini-market proposal looks doomed

Lancashire Telegraph: Prize bingo for North West Air Ambulance

2:03pm Monday 8th September 2014

PLANS to turn an Accrington bingo hall into a mini-market and auction house look set to be refused.

Accrington car park where five people fell to death could re-open

Lancashire Telegraph: There have been four deaths at the Arndale Centre car park

1:30pm Saturday 6th September 2014

THE Arndale Centre’s top car park level will have to reopen before the end of the year, according to a Hyndburn councillor.

Accrington X Factor star's East Lancs gigs

Lancashire Telegraph: Teenage kicks for Accrington star Reece Bibby

11:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

X FACTOR sensation Reece Bibby will perform two surprise charity gigs this weekend.

East Lancs soap star Julie takes cancer campaign to Parliament

Lancashire Telegraph: Actress Julie Hesmondhalgh

10:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

EAST Lancashire soap star Julie Hesmondhalgh is heading to Westminster on Monday to spearhead the fight against the disease that killed her Coronation Street character.

Sadness at death of East Lancs Muslim elder

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:52pm Thursday 4th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Accrington councillor, who died while saying afternoon prayers at his mosque.

Great Harwood teenager named student of the year

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:56pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A GREAT Harwood teenager has been named student of the year after turning his life around.

Reward offer over Oswaldtwsitle club blaze

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:24pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE owners of a former working men’s club in Oswaldtwistle have appealed for witnesses to come forward after it was destroyed by fire.

Accrington X Factor star in pledge to help music tutors

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:41pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

X FACTOR sensation Reece Bibby has not let his new-found fame go to his head.

Accrington teen an X Factor hit

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:36am Monday 1st September 2014

TEENAGER Reece Bibby made it through to the next round of The X Factor – after persuading Simon Cowell he could ditch his guitar.

Great Harwood attacker apologised via Facebook

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

9:33am Monday 1st September 2014

A MARTIAL art fan who attacked a teenager, leaving him with a smashed jaw in two places, was caught by police after he admitted the offence on Facebook.

Residents evacuated after fire at Accrington nursing home

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:43am Monday 1st September 2014

A NURSING home was evacuated last night after a resident’s bedroom caught fire.

Special concert will honour Accrington Pals

Lancashire Telegraph: Accrington Pals leave Salisbury Plain for active service

9:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE heroics of the Accrington Pals will be marked with a special concert exactly 100 years to the day after the battalion marched through the town to show their support for the war effort.

Thief on bike snatched woman's purse in Oswaldtwistle

5:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN who snatched a purse from a woman’s hand in Oswaldtwistle is being hunted by police.

Hyndburn names priority for lottery cash projects

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:54pm Monday 1st September 2014

HYNDBURN has been named a ‘priority development area’ by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Accrington shoplifter jailed for six months

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn Magistrates Court

4:49pm Monday 1st September 2014

A 52-year-old persistent shoplifter has been jailed for six months after admitting she deliberately set out to steal to fund a drug habit.

Thief takes woman's purse in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A MAN who snatched a purse from a woman’s hand in Oswaldtwistle is being hunted by police.

Hyndburn what's on

Richard Digance the troubadour heads to Oswaldtwistle (link) 2:52pm Thu 19 Jun 14

BAFTA-nominated entertainer Richard Digance can sing, play guitar, tell stories and make his audience laugh —…

Oh no, don’t say it’s Hue again! (link) 3:00pm Thu 19 Jun 14

GLASWEGIAN brothers Pat and Greg Kane have been creating their indie-jazz for more or less 30 years now.

Bright new show set for East Lancs premiere staging (link) 2:28pm Tue 10 Jun 14

PERFORMERS are stepping back in time to the 60s in a musical debut for East Lancashire.

Pay ‘what it’s worth’ for children’s tale in Hyndburn (link) 2:34pm Thu 5 Jun 14

AUDIENCES for children’s show Billy Goat’s Gruff can pay ‘what it’s worth’ in a new scheme designed to…

Date with Richard Digance in Oswaldtwistle (link) 10:05am Mon 2 Jun 14

Award winning comedian and regular in dictionary corner on Countdown, Richard Digance, is coming to Oswaldtwistle…

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