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Accrington's Reece Bibby and Stereo Kicks impress on X Factor

Lancashire Telegraph: Reece Bibby from Accrington sings his heart out at the competition

10:42pm Saturday 25th October 2014

STEREO Kicks remain an eight-piece band and bounced back from last week's disappointment on tonight's X Factor.

Accrington plans Christmas market to boost shopping

Lancashire Telegraph: Christmas Craft and Shopping day

7:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

HYNDBURN’S Chamber of Trade is to put on two evening events in Accrington centre this Christmas.

Bookies predict X Factor departures from Reece Bibby's Stereo Kicks band

Lancashire Telegraph: Teenage kicks for Accrington star Reece Bibby

11:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE remaining X Factor contestants face the judges - and the public - this weekend with an exit predicted for at least one member of boyband Stereo Kicks.

Growing need for traveller sites in Hyndburn, report reveals

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:12pm Friday 24th October 2014

THERE is a growing need for traveller sites in Hyndburn, a new report has revealed.

Heartbroken mother of tragic Accrington schoolgirl calls for compulsory flu vaccinations

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE heartbroken mum of tragic Accrington schoolgirl Olivia Diamond, who died four days after catching the flu, has called for compulsory vaccinations.

Special scalextric event held in Clayton-le-Moors

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BOYS and their toys.

Mourners gather in pink for tragic Oswaldtwistle baby's funeral

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:17pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE shattered family of tragic Oswaldtwistle baby Ava-Jai McInerney said their final farewells yesterday.

Fond farewell to tragic Accrington schoolgirl Olivia Diamond

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:23am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Devastated family and friends gathered to say their last goodbyes to tragic Olivia Diamond yesterday.

Comedian Jason Manford praises Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Centre staff

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:41pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

COMEDIAN and TV presenter Jason Manford has praised staff at the Civic Arts Centre in Oswaldtwistle.

UPDATE: Man and four children hurt in Accrington crash

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN and four children were taken to hospital following a crash in Accrington.

Chemical leak scare closes Accrington town centre

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:11am Monday 20th October 2014

FIRE crews cordoned off a large area of Accrington town centre on Saturday as they investigated a possible chemical leak.

Accrington schoolgirl missed out on a life-saving vaccination by less than two weeks

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

ACCRINGTON schoolgirl Olivia Diamond missed out on a life-saving vaccination by less than two weeks, it has emerged.

Police appeal after 13-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Great Harwood

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:08pm Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a 13-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Great Harwood.

Accrington chemical leak victims given the all clear

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:20pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TWO office workers and two firefighters have been given the all clear after crews investigated a possible chemical leak in Accrington town centre.

Police cordon off part off Accrington town centre

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:41pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TEN fire crews have been called to Accrington town centre this afternoon after reports of a possible chemical leak in a town centre estate agent.

Electric car charging points coming to Accrington

Lancashire Telegraph: Miles Parkinson says that jobs are Hyndburn’s priority, although boarded-up shops are an issue.

6:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

HYNDBURN is to get its first charging point for electric cars, it can be revealed.

East Lancashire police hunt for stolen vaccines

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

MORE than £10,000-worth of flu and child vaccinations have been stolen from a delivery van.

Man charged in connection with Accrington double fatal crash

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn Magistrates Court

11:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

A 24 year old man has appeared in court on death by dangerous driving charges following the fatal two car crash in Hyndburn Road, Accrington, last week.

Oswaldtwistle baby who beat Leukaemia dies of mystery illness

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:12am Friday 17th October 2014

A BABY girl who had beaten leukaemia died in her parents’ arms after succumbing to a mystery illness.

Controversial Accrington bus station plans get go ahead

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:05pm Friday 17th October 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to move Accrington bus station to speed up public transport in East Lancashire, have been passed.

Haworth Art Gallery building conversions will create attraction

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:22pm Friday 17th October 2014

HALF-a-million pound plans to further develop the jewel in Hyndburn’s cultural crown moved one step closer after planners gave the green light.

Accrington man kicked down mum's door after she refused to cook for him

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

2:20pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD man kicked out at the door to his mother’s flat when she refused to make him something to eat.

Oswaldtwistle mum with rare neurological condition fears for her children

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:24pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A MUM is campaigning for more research into an incurable condition that causes her to fall over, in the hope that both her children could be treated for the disease.

Grieving East Lancs mum’s tribute to 'happy girl' who died after falling ill with flu

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:17am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE grieving mum of an Accrington schoolgirl has paid tribute to her ‘smiley, happy girl’ ahead of her funeral on Monday.

Tributes are paid to ex-Hyndburn mayoress, ‘a loving person’

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:32pm Thursday 16th October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to former Hyndburn mayoress Margaret Cowell ahead of her funeral today.

Classic Ghostbusters hit movie will be shown in churchyard as part of Accrington film festival

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:52pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE 1980s hit movie Ghostbusters will be screened in an Accrington churchyard as part of a film festival next year.

Tributes paid to men killed in Accrington horror crash

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to two men killed in a horror crash in Accrington.

Author Stuart Haines inspired to pen Accrington Pals book after death of his wife

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:55pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE history of the Accrington Pals has been retold in a new book.

Rishton singers to remember fallen heroes

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE Rishton-based A Cappella Singers will perform at St Mary’s Church in Burnley on Sunday, November 16.

UPDATE: Two men killed in Accrington smash

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

TWO people were killed and four others seriously injured after a two-car crash in Accrington.

Eyesore hedges are still out of control in Accrington

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:40pm Monday 13th October 2014

AN Accrington pensioner has slammed the council for allowing hedges on his street to overgrow.

Fund set up in memory of runner pledges support for disabled Accrington swimmer

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:40pm Monday 13th October 2014

A CHARITY trust set up in memory of a runner who died during a race in Hong Kong has pledged its support for disabled swimmer Ethan Naisbitt.

Concerns about rats in Oswaldtwistle park

Lancashire Telegraph: Image for Kidderminster Pest Control

6:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

EXTERMINATORS were called to a Hyndburn park after complaints it was infested with rats.

Great Harwood residents voice anger at homes plan

Lancashire Telegraph: Miles Parkinson says that jobs are Hyndburn’s priority, although boarded-up shops are an issue.

10:54am Sunday 12th October 2014

ANGRY residents voiced their concerns at an extraordinary meeting called to discuss plans to sell the Lyndon House Playing Fields in Great Harwood.

Accrington X-Factor star wows judges

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:40am Sunday 12th October 2014

REECE Bibby and his bandmates have decided on a name — after more than 46,000 suggestions.

Friends' grief over sudden death of 12-year-old Accrington schoolgirl

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

A ‘CHARMING, popular and clever’ schoolgirl has died suddenly at the age of 12.

'Despicable Me' Minion appears in Oswaldtwistle farmer’s field

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:43pm Friday 10th October 2014

A STRAW bale statue of a Minion character from the Despicable Me movies has appeared in a farmer’s field in Haslingden Old Road, Oswaldtwistle.

More than 30 ales will be served up at 'Rishtoberfest'

Lancashire Telegraph: Oktoberfest

3:40pm Friday 10th October 2014

PREPARATIONS are under way for a beer festival in Rishton modelled on the famous Oktoberfest.

UPDATE: Two-car smash blocks Accrington road

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:56pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A TWO car crash blocked Manchester Road in Accrington earlier today.

Oswaldtwistle residents meet to discuss future of Bury Wood - with ideas put forward

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:05pm Thursday 9th October 2014

COUNTRY park land in Oswaldtwistle could soon be controlled by the local community.

Call-in-and-take foodbank opens for Hyndburn residents

Lancashire Telegraph: Foodbank shelves constantly need refilling

2:54pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A FOODBANK to serve Rishton, Great Harwood, Clayton-le-Moors and Altham will launch next week and – unlike other food banks – residents can call directly and request food.

Drunken man was abusive to Accrington stallholders

Lancashire Telegraph: webpix arrest arrests arrested handcuffs police

1:30pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A DRUNKEN man arrested after causing problems for stall holders setting up at Accrington outdoor market at 7.30am failed to turn up at court to answer a charge of being drunk and disorderly because he had gone to Pakistan because of a family bereavement.

Ethical East Lancashire hacker given cash award by Facebook

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:10pm Monday 6th October 2014

AN ethical hacker from Rishton won £1,000 after finding a vulnerability in Facebook’s website.

Milnshaw residents eye move after homes passed

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:53pm Monday 6th October 2014

RESIDENTS in Milnshaw will ‘sell up and move’ after controversial plans for a large housing development were passed, a local councillor has claimed.

Oswaldtwistle couple knocked unconscious in brutal attack outside pub

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:40am Saturday 4th October 2014

A HUSBAND and wife were left unconscious in a brutal and unprovoked assault in a town centre.

Great Harwood man hit mum-in-law with dumbbell for 'interfering'

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

12:00pm Sunday 5th October 2014

AN alcoholic hit his ‘interfering’ mother-in-law on the head with a dumbbell after getting angry over what he claimed were her meddling ways.

Possible move for Huncoat war memorial

Lancashire Telegraph: Royal British Legion
Poppy Appeal (9853659)

4:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

HUNCOAT’S war dead could soon be remembered in a different location.

Anger at plans for Oswaldtwistle farm wind turbine

Lancashire Telegraph: Campaigners in Pencombe are fighting plans for a large wind turbine in the village.

3:57pm Friday 3rd October 2014

PLANS to build a wind turbine at an Oswaldtwistle farm have been met with anger.

Great Harwood councillor caught up in Pakistan disaster launches appeal

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:23pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

GREAT Harwood councillor Noordad Aziz has pledged to raise money to help people displaced by devastating floods in Pakistan — after getting caught up in them.

Woman knocked unconscious after serious assault outside Oswaldtwistle pub

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:02pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A COUPLE were seriously assaulted in an attack outside the Black Dog pub in Union Road, Oswadtwistle.

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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