Ribble Valley

Ribble Valley

More hold-ups for Lancashire motorists as Broughton by-pass delayed

Lancashire motorists have been warned that completion of the long awaited Broughton by-pass will be delayed until early 2018.

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Staff at BAE were evacuated last night after a fire broke out in an extractor unit, say fire services.

Fire sparks evacuation at BAE

Staff at BAE were evacuated last night after a fire broke out in an extractor unit, say fire services.
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Wardens out and about in Lancashire to catch dog dirt culprits

Wardens out and about in Lancashire to catch dog dirt culprits

Five dog-fouling action zone have been established in the Ribble Valley to target people who leave their pet muck in public.

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The Grimsargh Players are set to perform two comedies written by one of their members

The Grimsargh Players are set to perform two comedies written by one of their members

Not only are amateur dramatic group The Grimsargh Players celebrating their 75th anniversary, but for the first time in the group’s history, they are set to perform two plays written by one of their own members.

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Family-friendly pub

Where are the best family-friendly pubs in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Residents of Longmeanygate, Leyland, have been concerned about the progress of road safety measures

£2m extra for road repairs in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council has received an extra £2m for road repairs from the Government.

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Stella Hayes

Lancashire community heroes named in the Queen’s Honours List

Four community heroes have been honoured with MBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Jennifer Billington, Colin Mustoe, Stella Hayes and Kevin Horkin will receive awards for their outstanding service to the community.

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Could a business help run Beacon Fell country park?

Could a business help run Beacon Fell country park?

Commercial operators could be brought in to run two of Lancashire’s countryside jewels in the crown - Beacon Fell and Wycoller country parks.

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The "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf.

£17k for signed copy of Hitler's Mein Kampf auctioned in the Ribble Valley

A buyer paid £17,000 for an "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf during an auction in Clitheroe this morning.
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County Hall

Child care shake-up plan for Lancashire

Radical proposals aimed at cutting the number of children and teenagers in residential care are being considered by Lancashire County Council.

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The blue cloth-covered 1935 edition bears the Nazi dictator's signature on the front fly leaf.

Signed copy of Hitler's Mein Kampf up for auction in the Ribble Valley

An "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf is to be sold at a Clitheroe auction house this morning.
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The funeral procession of Joan Dalton, 82, who used to take cake and biscuits for the drivers at Preston Bus Station

Preston Bus Station’s tribute to ‘special’ Joan

Preston Bus Station came to a standstill as drivers and customers lined up to pay tribute to a “special” woman.

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'Beautiful mum' Michelle Kiss laid to rest in heartbreaking funeral

The heartbroken family and friends of Ribble Valley mum Michelle Kiss stood united in their grief at her funeral today after she tragically lost her life in the Manchester Arena terrorist attacks.
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ukulele group

Have a go at .... playing the ukulele

A member of the lute family, the ukulele is a small guitar-like instrument associated with folk singer George Formby.

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Whizz kids who started a local skating craze in Longridge

Share your memories of Lancashire’s roller skate crazes

An invitation to share your memories of roller skating in Lancashire has been issued by a county museum.


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Hoghton Post Office

Post master's shock at gun raid on village store

The boss of a post office targeted by a gun-wielding robber is relieved no staff were harmed in the terrifying raid.

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Hogton Post Office     Image: Google

Gun raid on village post office

A woman was threatened with an axe and a hand gun in a robbery at a Post Office
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Robert and Nicola Rigby

Proposal really hit the heights

The dramatic setting of Whalley Abbey provided stunning pictures at the wedding of Robert Rigby and Nicola Kershaw.

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Flowers and tributes continue to pour in at the chip shop in Leyland believed to have been run by the parents of Saffie Rose Roussos.

Manchester bomb ‘designed to kill as many as possible’ inquests hears

Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi carried a rucksack packed with a “massive number” of small metal objects which “flew through the air at high velocity in all directions” when detonated, a court has heard.

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Pilates

Have a go at .... pilates

The art of controlled movements, which should look and feel like a workout
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