Ribble Valley

Ribble Valley

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.
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Austin and Roger Anderton, with Jonathan Benjamin (JB) Gill, former member of JLS, who is now the ambassador for British Sausage Week

Award-winning bangers

A family-run butchers has been recognised in annual national awards - for having one of Britain’s best bangers!
Late night shopping in Longridge

Late night fun in Longridge

Longridge was full of festive spirit and Berry Lane bursting as shoppers turned out 
for the town’s late night 
shopping event.

Longridge High School earns Secondary Sports School of the Year at Lancashire Sports Awards 2016

Sporting success for high school

Teachers and pupils are celebrating after being awarded with the prestigious title of Lancashire Secondary Sports School of the Year.

Fulwood Barracks

Don't let this important historic site go

A petition to save an historic barracks still needs your support.

Lacey-Mai has had a tough start to life.

Dad makes heartbreaking appeal to make 'special memories' for his seriously ill daughter

A Longridge father has made a heartbreaking appeal to raise funds to take his seriously ill daughter on a trip of a lifetime.
Bank announces shock closure of 14 branches

Bank announces shock closure of 14 branches

A raft of local Natwest branches are set to close after a shock announcement from the bank.

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Huge barn blaze being treated as arson

Huge barn blaze being treated as arson

A huge barn fire which took fire crew more than nine hours is extinguish, is being treated as arson by police.

A 'serious fire' has closed a road in Ribchester

'Serious fire' closes road

A 'serious fire' has closed a Lancashire street in both directions - forcing a detour.

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Paralympic champion Stephanie Slater with pupils from Class Four at Longridge CE Primary School, as they interview Stephanie about her achievements thoughout her career and her experience at Rio 2016.

Steph talks medal joy

Pupils turned reporters for a special meet and greet with Longridge’s Paralympic gold medallist Stephanie Slater.

David and Lisa Talbot are appealing to dog walkers to clean up after their pets

Lancashire farmer’s clear-up call to dog owners after loss of calves

A LANCASHIRE farmer is urging dog owners to clear up after their animals after 16 of his cows aborted after eating contaminated grass.

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Coun. Ken Hind

Shock at proposals for 123 new homes in Longridge

A Longridge councillor is leading a fight against controversial proposals for 123 new homes to be built on a prime green site in the town.

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Christmas decorations

Where are the best Christmas shops?

From Christmas trees and wreaths to baubles and snow machines - we all like to get in the festive spirit.

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Arrests made in connection with bank robbery

Clitheroe bank robbery: a man and woman arrested

Two people have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Clitheroe.

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Liam Fannon

Liam’s got his shooting boots on

LIKE his hero, Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero, pocket dynamo Liam Fannon cannot stop scoring.

St Catherine's Hospice santa dash

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of what is happening this weekend.
Sarah Robinson meets Prince Charles as part of the Coronation Meadows project

Why Sarah Robinson is making sure Bowland’s meadows are flower filled

Sarah Robinson likes to say it with flowers ... hundreds of times over.


Where are the best cocktail bars?

Are you a martini drinker, or do you fancy a fruity tequila sunrise?
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Jane Booth, Chair of the Lancashire Safeguarding Adults Board and the Lancashire Safeguarding Children Board and  Mick Dears and Jane Williams of Lancashire Fire & Rescue alert the public to the potential fire risk

Call to raise awareness of hidden fire dangers

Fire and safeguarding bosses are calling for better warnings on emollient skin creams after the tragic death of smoker John Fallon in a fire.

From Brathay Andy Gill and Jenni Macduff and from Synectics Mike Stilwell, Tracy Barnett and Darren Alder

Security systems firm rows for children's charity

A Preston firm has undertaken an oar-some feat of human endurance to raise money for an organisation which supports young people and their families.

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