AN 18-year-old man suffered ‘serious’ injuries after a firework exploded in his hand on Bonfire Night.
Police were called to Steiner Street in Accrington at around 8.20pm on Sunday, November 5.
Officers said the teenager admitted he had been ‘messing around’ with the firework and had ‘held one in his hand for too long’.
He was taken to hospital for treatment to serious finger injuries.
No arrests have been made.
ACCRINGTON Golf Club will hold its annual Christmas fair on Sunday, November 26.
The entry fee is £2 for adults including mulled wine/mince pie.
Children get in free. It will run from 11am to 2pm, with Father Christmas in his grotto from noon to 1pm.
Food will be available throughout the day.
AN autumn music concert will be held at Accrington Town Hall.
The Blackburn Symphony Orchestra will be performing a range of classical music on Sunday, November 26, at 7.30pm.
Tickets cost £12 for adults and are free for children aged 18 and under.