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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Accrington benefits cheat received disability allowance after moving to Spain

Lancashire Telegraph: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

3:12pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN Accrington pensioner continued to receive disability living allowance for six years after she moved to Spain for health reasons.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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