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Teachers go viral online with uptown funk video spoof

Teachers go viral online with uptown funk video spoof

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CBeebies stars heading to Lancashire

The £500,000 station is set to open up in a former coffee shop

Lancashire Police in attempt to negotiate zero rent at new £500,000 Accrington station

MUSICAL: Rachel Austin

Leigh actress Rachel Austin starring in musical set in 1990s nightclub

BETTER CARE: Kittens

Cat rescue centre in Accrington moves to new premises and urgently needs volunteers

Man charged with robbery and fraud

Man charged with robbery and fraud

Paedophile vigilante hunter jailed for assault

Paedophile vigilante hunter jailed for assault

Blood, containing Palmer’s DNA, was recovered from the broken door.

Father-to-be who burgled neighbour spared jail so he can witness birth of his new child

The Royal Court Theatre, where the groups are based, was forced to close over unpaid utility bills last month

Theatre group to showcase members' talents after turbulent few months

APPEAL: A man was dragged along by a car in Hindley

Man grabbed and dragged along by Land Rover in Hindley

Man charged after alleged machete attack in Leigh

Man charged with attempted murder after alleged machete attack in Leigh

Rail Is Better by ian Kitchin (29910104)

Partially sighted photographer awarded for his camera skills

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Disappointment over carnival announcement

ORDEAL: The girl was snatched from Nairne Street, Burnley

Accrington man charged with abduction of six-year-old girl

Lauren Pilkington-Smith

Murdered schoolgirl's family in grateful tribute to people of Leigh on 10th anniversary of her death

Ray, of Slaidburn Drive, Accrington, pleaded guilty to assault

Accrington man slapped and kneed woman in the ribs while she was holding their baby

Accrington Carnival

Future of popular carnival uncertain after long-term organisers pull out

The Bridge Inn, Accrington

Accrington pub set to go under the hammer - with a top guide price of £100,000

Pupils at Mount Carmel who are fundraising for a Logan Wood memorial garden

Memorial garden in memory of Logan Wood created at Accrington school

Front John Sharples and Karen Sharples from Astley took part in The Midnight Walk with their family.

A walk to remember

Jake is off to America

Roller ace Jake is off to battle it out in America

House searched after man is attacked in Warrington Road.

House searched after man is attacked in Warrington Road.

REWARD: Police at the scene of the accident in Leigh Road, where a Ethel Irene Ditcher died after being hit by an HGV

£2,000 reward to catch thief who stole from woman's dead body

Baileys Bar, Accrington

Woman punched in the face on night out after 'argy bargy' on dance floor

Police said that the 34-year-old victim was kicked, punched and stamped on by four people

Man suffers facial fracture after being kicked, punched and 'attacked with hammer'

The Wellington, Bacup

Pub landlord accused of stabbing which left man with brain damage ‘is not a fighter’

Popular theatre under threat

Popular theatre under threat

£2,000 reward to catch thief who stole from woman's dead body

£2,000 reward to catch thief who stole from woman's dead body

JAILED: Anthony Fearn

Bungling shoplifters who left blood trail from Tesco jailed for second supermarket break-in

Matthew Johson and Evie Phipps, both aged four

All hands on deck for pirate fun!

Suicide crisis centre to launch 24/7 helpline

Suicide crisis centre to launch 24/7 helpline

INSPIRATIONAL: Lemn Sissay

Poet Lemn Sissay who grew up in Leigh and Atherton children's homes wins University of Manchester chancellor vote

Meadowbank Nursery, Victoria Heppenstall, aged four, with teacher Judith Toner

All the latest pictures of the fun at Atherton Carnival

JAILED: Anthony Fearn

Bungling shoplifters who left blood trail from Tesco jailed for second supermarket break-in

All four were sent to Preston Crown Court

Four relatives charged after man allegedly hit on head with hammer

Spread Eagle, in Blackburn Road

FOR SALE: Accrington pub with three bedroom living accommodation yours for £50k

Jonathan Taylor, defending, said his client expressed remorse

Accrington man sorry after stealing £789 TV from brother's house

Lynn Lloyd with Councillor David Molyneux

Atherton textile firm expands workforce and order book after securing cash grants

SHAKESPEARE: Jon Tozzi, Kat Ronson and Joe Parker

Atherton actor Joe to strut the stage in Italy with a key role in Romeo and Juliet

PARADE: Residents take part in Atherton carnival

Carnival fever hits Atherton

The accident happened on the A579, close to the junction of Sandy Brow Lane, Croft, near Warrington

62-year-old Leigh man dies in car crash

New hotel to create 30 jobs

New golf club hotel to create 30 jobs

Council by-election candidates announced

The Mayor of Wigan Borough, Cllr Susan Loudon, with volunteers from St Paul's Primary and Westleigh Methodist Primary

Pupils get 'tidy' in Westleigh

Former care home site again the centre of planning row

New equipment for leisure centre

New equipment for leisure centre

PROTEST: Padiham Close residents are outraged at a car park for guided bus route being built on East Bond Street in Leigh.

Fury at plans for guided busway carpark on residents' doorstep

England manger Roy Hodgson during a press conference ahead of the UEFA European Championship Qualifying game at the Stozice Stadium, Slovenia. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 13, 2015. See PA story SOCCER England. Photo credit should

David Lloyd backs Stanley changing rooms campaign

Top Burnley nightclub closed and building repossessed

Top Burnley nightclub closed and building repossessed

The launch of the Best Kept Garden competition

Search on to find best garden in Chorley

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