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Oswaldtwistle

Blackburn magistrates

Prisoner charged with criminal damage after managing to rip 'suicide top'

Firefighters tackle blaze at barn

Firefighters tackle blaze at barn

CONTROVERSY: The head's tweet

'Evolution is not a fact’ - school headteacher slammed after controversial social media post

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HORROR: The Co-op store in Union Road, Oswaldtwistle

UPDATE: Armed men threaten terrified woman with knives during Co-op raid

PRISON: Daniel Malcolm Devlin

JAILED: Knifeman held up Co-op store and threatened to stab terrified counter staff unless they co-operated

VICTIM: Shaun Metcalfe was killed as he crossed the road

Family make emotional appeal 12 years after man killed while crossing Blackburn Road

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VIDEO: Car overturns after late-night crash in town centre

VIDEO: Car overturns after late-night crash in town centre

WORRY: Cllr Peter Britcliffe at the junction outside the Tesco Express in Oswaldtwistle

Council taking action after complaints about near-misses outside Tesco store

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INVESTMENT: Neil Mooney, from Friends of Friends of Rhyddings Park, and Peter Jordan, of Newground Together, in the section destined to be a performance area in the park

Oswaldtwistle park set for £2m investment - including cafe and training kitchen

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One of the raiders on CCTV

Businessman forced to hide as gang armed with machetes, bats and knives rampage through store

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INVESTIGATION: Police guarding the scene back in September

Man pleads guilty to stabbing woman in 'brutal' attack with children inside house

Flashback to the latest accident. Kelly Law at the scene of a collision

Councillor demands improved safety after girl, 16, hit by taxi on zebra crossing

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The Royal Phoenix, Oswaldtwistle

UPDATE: Police searching for man after suspicious incident outside takeaway

ANGER: Peter Britcliffe

Waste dump decision sparks anger in Oswaldtwistle

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White Ash Brook care home

Care home placed in special measures after being rated ‘inadequate’

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FLASHBACK: Rubbish, and flies, that caused local residents to form an action group

Duchy of Lancaster’s lawyers may be called over former waste site once plagued by flies

WITNESS: Kelly Law, of Yummies sandwich shop, who saw the girl fly through the air after the car hit her

Resident starts petition after 16-year-old girl hit by taxi on zebra crossing

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WITNESS: Kelly Law, of Yummies sandwich shop, who saw the girl fly through the air after the car hit her

DANGER SPOT: Girl ‘catapulted 20 metres down the road’ after being struck by taxi on zebra crossing

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Rose and Crown

Popular Oswaldtwistle pub on the market for £195,000

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INVESTIGATION: Police outside the house in Union Road, Oswaldtwistle, where the body of a woman was found

UPDATED: Man arrested after woman's body found in Oswaldtwistle

Oswaldtwistle Co-op

Man charged with knifepoint robbery at Oswaldtwistle Co-op store

Ex-Uclan undergraduate Kristian Kirk

Ex-policing student with fetish for boys in white socks avoids jail after grooming another underage teen

FLASHBACK: Rubbish, and flies, that caused local residents to form an action group

Former waste company boss and firm fined £22,500 after plague of flies descended on Oswaldtwistle

Oswaldtwistle Mills

Electrical engineer who carried out £23k petty-cash scam at Oswaldtwistle Mills spared jail

HEAD: Andy Martin

Oswaldtwistle after-school club confident for future after ‘red tape exercise’

COURAGE: Little Jessica Whelan’s rare cancer threatens her whole body

Young Oswaldtwistle couple's ‘world collapsed’ when daughter was diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer

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Oswaldtwistle man grew cannabis for ‘pain relief’ after getting 'sick of buying from dealers'

Oswaldtwistle man grew cannabis for ‘pain relief’ after getting 'sick of buying from dealers'

ROUGH JUSTICE: Ron Pickup and Jim Hargreaves in the stocks, watched by Aslam Mohammed

Oswaldtwistle's refurbished stocks officially opened by former mayor - but no rotten eggs in sight...

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VARIETY: Oswaldtwistle’s main artery Union Road has a vast range of independent shops

SHOPPER'S PARADISE: Oswaldtwistle has so much to offer visitors...

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HELL: The 16th century building was torched in 2013, leaving the one-time restaurant’s ground floor wrecked

Historic manor house gutted by arson could be transformed into home

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Rose and Crown, Oswaldtwistle

Angry man smashed pub windows with traffic cone after being ejected

BARRED: Michael Ayres

Single mum furious after school's decision to exclude autistic nine-year-old son

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Rhyddings High School

Rival gangs of Asian and white teenagers clash outside high school after fight set up on Facebook

VISION: How the viewing area could look

Oswaldtwistle pupils can get close to nature on viewing platform

The alleged armed robbery took place at the Co-operative store on Union Road

Knife-wielding robber escapes with cash after raiding Oswaldtwistle Co-op

Man grew his own cannabis after having gun pointed at him while buying on street

Man grew his own cannabis after having gun pointed at him while buying on street

GUEST: The Rt Rev Philip North, Bishop of Burnley, visits St Paul’s CE Primary School, Oswaldtwistle, to officially open four newly renovated classrooms and meets Shaun Thomas Smith, four, and Sienna Hitchen-Martin, four

Bishop reopens four new-look classrooms at Oswaldtwistle school

ACTION: Danny Young at work during the competition

Oswaldtwistle chef is officially the second best young cook in the country

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Plans for housing at former carpet factory site submitted

Plans for housing at former carpet factory site submitted

INJURIES: Amy Newton was taken to hospital after the attack

UPDATE: Man charged with attempted murder after woman, 26, stabbed in Oswaldtwistle

‘EYESORE’: Delays in completing bus shelter replacement work, including this one uprooted in Oswald-twistle town centre, have been branded ‘unsightly’ and ‘dangerous’

Delayed bus shelter replacement work in Oswaldtwistle branded ‘unsightly’ and ‘dangerous’

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EARMARKED: The land in Nook Lane, Oswaldtwistle

Storage project aims to stop a ‘fly plague' in Oswaldtwistle

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Man caught with cocaine and MDMA had been promised extra drugs if he smuggled them into festival

Man caught with cocaine and MDMA had been promised extra drugs if he smuggled them into festival

Oswaldtwistle Mills

Maintenance worker stole more than £23,000 from Oswaldtwistle Mills

Man charged with attempting to blackmail company for £55k

Man charged with attempting to blackmail company for £55k

FLASHBACK: Angry residents meet environment agency representatives on Nook Lane

Land once blamed for ‘plague of flies’ subject to new planning application

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Two fire crews were called to an incident involving a VW Passat and a Toyota Yaris

Woman trapped in car after Oswaldtwistle smash

Lightning causes blaze at family home

Householder forced to flee home after lightning causes blaze

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Drink driver caught after getting into car to go and look for his wife after row

Drink driver caught after getting into car to go and look for his wife after row

FLASHBACK: Kyle Whyte with his three children

Friends of dad-of-three who died suddenly bidding to raise money to cover his mother's funeral

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