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Land between Parker Street and Wheatfield Road could soon play host to 75 properties

Firm plans submitted for former Gaskells Carpets factory site in Rishton

SCENE: The canal at Rishton

Man walking dog robbed at knifepoint along Leeds Liverpool Canal

Reflections, Rishton

Man who broke into Rishton hairdressers so drunk he couldn’t remember incident

Property owner ordered to pay fine for failing to repair dilapidated building

Property owner ordered to pay fine for failing to repair dilapidated building

SEASON’S GREETINGS: Elaine Williamson, left, and Nick Hayward celebrate with jubilant traders

DIY CHRISTMAS: Council cutbacks force community to organise tree, lights, grotto and festive market

Driver and passengers flee after car smashes into lamp post

Driver and passengers flee after car smashes into lamp post

Thieves steal quad bike in Rishton

Thieves steal quad bike in Rishton

IN NEED OF TLC: Rishton’s canalside is set for a revamp

Proposals for former Rishton mill to be discussed

Horse rescued from ditch

Horse rescued from ditch in Rishton

CELEBRATION: Pupils Saul Sharp, Elle Phillips, Adam Bott, Euan Clark, Neve McMorrow are full of cheers after their school claimed a top prize at the Hyndburn Sports Awards

Primary school races clear of rivals to take gold medal for contribution to sport

SADNESS: Ian Walsh’s wife Glenda says an emotional farewell the former landlord of the Roebuck, Rishton

Emotional scenes at funeral of landlord as hundreds turn out to pay respects

Eachill junction in Rishton

Traffic lights at centre of council probe after boy hit by car deemed safe

FLASHBACK: Ian and Glenda Walsh before Ian was diagnosed with a brain tumour

‘One in a million’ pub landlord remembered after battling brain tumour

LOVE: Ian Walsh and Glenda on their wedding day at Royal Blackburn Hospital

Former firefighter and pub landlord dies after battling inoperable brain tumour

Roebuck Inn, Rishton

Man threatened to burn down pub after indecently exposing himself to woman driver with kids in car

BURNT-OUT: Two cars inside the workshop that was hit by a blaze. Six vehicles are thought to have been badly damaged

UPDATE: Six vehicles destroyed as fire rips through Rishton garage workshop

Inquiries are ongoing to formally identify the man

UPDATE: Man's body found in Leeds Liverpool canal

PICTURE: The woman

POLICE APPEAL: Search for dog walker after woman’s purse containing £350 cash stolen

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Deadline looms for views on canal plan

STALWART: Christine Hammerton, centre, at the festival

Fears over Rishton Festival as mainstay steps down

MOVE: Cllr Harry Grayson

Rishton councillor to spend next 10 months serving residents from new home - 400 miles away in Ireland...

Rishton Conservative Club

Pub named best in district by real ale enthusiasts

PROBE: A young boy was injured at the junction of High Street, Eachill Road and Harwood Road, Rishton

VIDEO: Concerns raised about 'five second' crossing after young boy hit by car

Police appeal for couple who may hold clues to raid car

Police appeal for couple who may hold clues to raid car

ATTACK: Mohammed Iqbal, 31, was restrained with cable ties and beaten

Post Office boss tied up and beaten by masked gang who stole ‘substantial’ sum of cash and his car

The scene in Rishton

Man tied up during robbery at Rishton post office

GIFT: Rishton Cricket Club is presented with wrought iron gates by Rishton Waste Paper Ltd, in celebration of 150 years of the club.

150 NOT OUT: Celebrations for famous Lancashire League cricket club where Sir Viv Richards learnt his trade

Do you know this man?

Police searching for man in connection with off-road vehicle

UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Glenda Carter married Ian Walsh in hospital last month. Ian has a brain tumour

BITTERSWEET: Newlyweds have uncertain future due to the bridegroom’s tumour

Hyndburn Council agreed to give £75,000 to complement £205,000 of external funding to ‘develop’ the pitches

Residents urged to vote for £25k to help fund grassroots football improvements

Curwen, of Lomax Street, Great Harwood, pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol

Drink-driver crashed into wall near restaurant after row with girlfriend

Coun Ken Moss

Parking row gets worse amid abuse in Rishton

Series of incidents involving horses forces council into action

Series of incidents involving horses forces council into action

LOVE: Ian Walsh and Glenda on their wedding day at Royal Blackburn Hospital

Wedding in hospital for former pub landlord suffering terminal illness

JAILED: Abdul Zabbar Khan

Restaurant boss showed youngster porn before fondling her during 'interview'

Livesey, of Haworth Street, Rishton, pleaded guilty to stealing a bottle of wine and a can of de-icer

Teenager went on drunken rampage through Tesco store shouting 'I'm Declan, I'm Declan'

INVESTIGATION: Immigration officers talking to the Romanian men at the Rishton car wash

SLAVERY RAID: Police discover migrants working ten-hour days for £30

KEEP IT CLEAN: The message from a Rishton councillor

Councillor: Let's name and shame people who let their dogs foul our streets

INSPIRATION: Ian Walsh, of Commercial Street, Rishton, with his partner Glenda Carter

Rishton man's pals rally round to aid cancer fight

Smith, 25, of Lynwood Avenue, Darwen, pleaded guilty to damaging a front door

Woman kneed raider in the face before chasing him down street and punching him

JAM: Traffic chaos in the centre of Rishton as continuing road works causes tailbacks due to temporary traffic lights

End in sight for rush hour roadworks hell - commuters promised

Officers were called by bosses at Rishton News, in High Street

CCTV: Police appeal after counterfeit £50 note used in shop

A 'dawn chorus' walk to be held in Rishton

A 'dawn chorus' walk to be held in Rishton

SHE’S THERE! Sorcha Yates has raised enough cash to compete in the World Irish Dancing in Montreal

Schoolgirl set to fly across globe to compete in World Irish Dancing Championships finals


Have a say on plans to develop the canalside

SHOCK: The reticulated python lies next to the towpath

UPDATE: Mystery as 16-foot python found dead by Leeds and Liverpool canal

The disused children’s play area in “Piggy Park,” at Westwood Avenue and Devonshire Road, is set to be transformed into a growing area for the community

Disused play area set to be transformed into food growing project

MEMORIAL: John Taylor’s grave at Great Harwood Cemetery

LOWLIFE: Roses laid on man’s grave on first Valentine’s Day since his death stolen

Norden Playing Fields — built on a former tip - was converted into two football pitches in 1989

Grassroots football to make welcome return after £280,000 plans to improve pitches

HOUSE: The owner of a derelict empty property on Spring St, Rishton has been taken to court and ordered to pay £1300 in fines and costs recently after ignoring a notice from the council ordering him to make repairs

Owner of derelict house ordered to pay £1,300 after refusing to carry out repairs

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