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Haslingden

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Car on fire on Grane Road

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Haslingden High School pupils and staff

Haslingden High School breaks Christmas jumper world record

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BUSY: Manchester Road, Haslingden, is one of the town’s main shopping streets

Town centre shops to get a fresh new look

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Right lane closed on A56 Bypass

Overturned car causes delays on A56 Haslingden Bypass

Drug user promises to behave himself after abusing support worker

Drug user promises to behave himself after abusing support worker

BLOCKAGE: The car in front of the ‘Passing Place. No Parking’ sign

Fire crew on 999 call held up by car blocking road - directly in front of 'no parking' sign...

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PREPARATION: Isobel Wilson and her father Graham in training for their climb

Haslingden High School student to scale Mount Kilimanjaro with her dad

Haslingden sports centre

Thieves steal four TVs after breaking into sports centre

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PICTURE PERFECT: Beth has developed a love for taking pictures

Young photographer builds Facebook following with her farm-related images

MAKING WAVES: Haslingden Pool protesters show their determination to reopen the facility

Nearly £26,000 raised so far in bid to reopen swimming pool

Cambrian Way, Haslingden

Plumber fined as explosion forces home to be demolished and rebuilt

ATTACK: Police believe pepper spray was used

Man pepper-sprayed after disturbing garage raiders

RECOVERING: Resident Mavis Hargreaves feeds the alpacas at the care home

Yobs attack pet alpacas with nail gun in ‘unprovoked and mindless attack’

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Ainsworth, 33, of Heys Street, Haslingden, pleaded guilty to damaging a window

Man admits throwing brick through ex-partner's window after threatening to smash her face in

Man accused of assaulting two women and possessing Ulak blade

Woman accused of assaulting two women and possessing Ulak blade

ON THE MARKET: Dale Winfield had a huge collection of motorbikes, many of which are going to be sold at auction

More than 250 classic bikes owned by businessman Dale Winfield being auctioned off

HOPE: Haslingden swimming baths

Pool campaigners are in the swim over deal

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VIDEO: Haslingden Primary School celebrates centenary

VIDEO: Haslingden Primary School celebrates centenary

NUN BETTER: Top opera singer Sean Ruane joins in the fun with some of the cast of The Sound of Music at St Mary’s School in Haslingden

Opera star Sean Ruane joins in primary school's Sound Of Music show

THEMED: The Grip & Go climbing centre takes shape in Haslingden

GRIP & GO: First glimpse at exciting new £275,000 climbing facility

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'Immature' man threatened to self-harm after 14-year-old lover broke off their relationship

'Immature' man threatened to self-harm after 14-year-old lover broke off their relationship

AN INDIAN takeaway has invited Graham Jones MP to step into the kitchen and take a look around.
Staff at Kismat Indian Takeaway in Blackburn Road, Haslingden, have been supporting a number of projects such as sponsoring Haslingden cricket club, the BATHS

Takeaway invites MP

Four lorries involved in by-pass collision

By-pass now clear after collision involving four lorries

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Children enjoy the wonders of Cronkshaw Farm in Helmshore.
 3-year-old Alice Hopwood, from Edenfield, feeds the hens. (25837460)

Adopt a hen in Haslingden

CLIMBING HIGH: Sampling the abseiling wall are Mark Kay, Jodie Shenton, Martin Kay, Hayden Wells, Ross McCowan

Haslingden abseiling wall opens

The man, again with the boy, is suspected of later the same day trying to gain entry to another house on nearby Helmshore Road   PICTURE: Google Maps

Facebook plea raises £1,000 for 93-year-old burglary victim

The man, again with the boy, is suspected of later the same day trying to gain entry to another house on nearby Helmshore Road   PICTURE: Google Maps

UPDATE: ‘Despicable’ couple use young boy as decoy to steal from 93-year-old woman

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Burglars raid East Lancs primary school

Burglars raid East Lancs primary school

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Police on the hunt for driver after a East Lancs collision

Police on the hunt for driver after a East Lancs collision

Cotton Shed Theatre company hopes to win £25,000  funding to help alzheimer sufferers

Cotton Shed Theatre company hopes to win £25,000 funding to help alzheimer sufferers

CLEAN UP: The scene of the collision in Rossendale

Two ‘suspects’ taken to hospital after police pursuit drama

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HOPE: A campaign is underway to reopen Haslingden Baths, which closed its doors in 2013

Campaigners fighting to get Haslingden Baths re-opened given boost

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A church gutted by flood after vandals attacked its roof has received a refit

Vandal-hit Haslingden church set to reopen after flood

VICTIM: The American bulldog Biggy is now being looked after by the RSPCA

Thug filmed punching terrified dog banned from keeping animals for two years

An investigation into the incident is on-going

Woman dies a week after hitting lamppost and overturning car

FREEDOM: Volunteer distributor at the British Hen Welfare Trust charity Pam Hall with a hen at Higher Barn Farm

Tenth anniversary for organisation that gives battery birds their ‘freedom’

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UPDATE: Pensioner remains in a serious condition after accident in Haslingden

UPDATE: Pensioner remains in a serious condition after accident in Haslingden

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Young swimmers back campaign to reopen Haslingden swimming pool

Young swimmers back campaign to reopen Haslingden swimming pool

Haslingden fraudster confesses admits to be a police officer to con OAP

Haslingden fraudster admits pretending to be a police officer to con OAP

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TIME TO STOP: Councillor Annabel Shipley is unhappy with the vandalism in Greenfield Gardens in Haslingden

Patrols stepped up after vandals strike at memorial garden

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Semi-naked drug user stabbed himself to death in bathroom

Man stabbed himself to death in bathroom

Driver caught with stolen goods after leading police on 20-minute chase where ‘stinger’ was used

Boiler theft teenager jailed for 30 months after 20-minute police chase

Thieves make off with bikes from Haslingden special school

Thieves make off with bikes from Haslingden special school

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CHOP SHOP: Natalie Ward cuts off Amelia Hambleton’s ponytail as part of the fundraising campaign

CUT ABOVE: Community rallies round with donations after charity money stolen

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SAD: Rachel Gow was plagued by low self-esteem, the inquest heard, which led to her taking her own life

TRAGIC: University graduate killed herself after suffering repeated bouts of jealousy and low self-esteem

Police have appealed for witnesses

Police appeal after 26-year-old man injured in hit and run

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CLIMBER: New wall to arrive

VIDEO: Climbing wall ‘will take sports centre to new heights’

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FUNDRAISER: Amelia Hambleton had her ponytail cut off by Natalie Ward

Charity money raised by schoolgirl stolen in raid on hair salon

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EGG-CITED: Steve Knight and Hughsie the hen

Haslingden project aims to rehouse ex battery birds

SITE: The Interfloor factory

Flooring firm fined after worker hit by 300kg foam bale left seriously injured

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