Ribble Valley

Ribble Valley

Asking price slashed for popular pub

The asking price of a popular pub near Preston has been slashed in a bid to find a buyer.

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Jane Sherriff and Chris Horner (right) with  fellow runners and supporters promoting a previous  Sherriff 10k in Scorton

Invite to run in Scorton’s Sherriff 10K race on Sunday

If you were inspired by the London marathon, why not think about trying a shorter run this weekend?

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Wooden Toy Shop owner Andrew Wallin

Andrew’s wooden toy story success

Growing up, Andrew Wallin didn’t have many expensive toys.

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Scene from  "Stop The Train" (photo: BHPhotographic)

Start the Train for London’s West End

A dream has come true for two Lancashire based musicians and writers - after impresario Michael Grade stepped in to back their musical.

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Left to right: David Alder, LMCRP Treasurer, Catherine Huddleston, Partnership Officer, Colin Speakman, DBCIC, Gerald Townson, LMCRP
Chairman, and Paul Chattwood, DBCIC, before recent discussions at Bentham station.

Bus will open up beauty spot

A new bus service is about to open up access to the heart of the Forest of Bowland.

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75 years of wedded bliss for James and Ethel Burrow

Love is everlasting for James Burrow and his wife Ethel.
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Have a go at cycling

Have at go........cycling

Cycling clubs are the backbone of the bike riding scene and community, and an invaluable source of knowledge and advice to help you improve as a bike rider.

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View from Clitheroe Castle

Could your art be displayed at Castle’s Gallery?

Budding artists with grand ambitions could see their dreams come true.

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Graham Parr

Bluecoat entrepreneur dies

Preston-born entrepreneur Graham Parr, who rose from Bluecoat to Pontins’ boss, has died aged 67.

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Midnite Johnny are a blues/rock band playing The Ferret in Preston on Sunday

Things to do this weekend (April 22 and 23)

Easter might be over but there's still plenty of events to enjoy on Saturday and Sunday.
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Berry Lane, Longridge

Unruly youths pelt emergency services with eggs in Longridge

Youths pelted emergency service vehicles with eggs as members fought to gain entry to a Longridge home to check on a person’s safety.

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Car overturns on country lane

Car overturns on country lane

One person escaped with what are believed to be only minor injuries after a car overturned and smashed into a lamp post.

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Harold Salisbury is sax extraordinaire in jazz band Pinto Beans, playing at The Ferret on Sunday

10 things to do this weekend (April 15 and 16)

There's some great events happening in the region this weekend. Why not try one.
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Anti-fracking signs in Little Plumpton, Lancashire

REACTION: Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners lose High Court action

Today campaigners fighting a Government decision to give the go-ahead for a fracking site in Lancashire have lost their High Court action.

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The quilt to be raffled by Garstang Quilters.

Beautiful quilts and patchwork on display in Bilsborrow

Beautiful pieces of patchwork and quilting will be exhibited by members of Garstang Patchwork Quilters at Bilsborrow Village Hall from Friday, April 21 through to Sunday, April 23.

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Bashall Eaves pub hosts its first Easter festival

The Red Pump Inn at Bashall Eaves is celebrating Easter with its first family friendly three-day festival.

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County Hall, Preston

Remember to register right to vote in May elections

Remember to claim your right to vote - that is the message from County Hall with just two days left to register to vote in May’s county council elections.

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Staff and volunteers who helped out at Brockholes when BBC 's "Countryfile" came to visit

Hare raising drama as Brockholes nature reserve features on TV’s “Countryfile”

Brockholes, Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s popular nature reserve on the outskirts of Preston, is to feature on TV’s Countryfile on Easter Sunday.

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County Hall

Election battle begins for Lancashire County Council seats

The battlelines have now been drawn for Lancashire County Council’s elections on May 4 with some 315 candidates competing for 84 seats at County Hall.

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Gin bar

Where are the best gin bars in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
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