Ribble Valley

Ribble Valley

Hall blaze is still puzzling investigators

The cause of a ferocious blaze which ripped through historic Alston Hall is still a mystery two weeks on.

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Tom Thumb - coming to The Dukes, Lancaster.

Tale of smallest hero in the world to be told in Lancaster

The epic tale of the smallest hero in the world, Tom Thumb will be told at The Dukes, Lancaster on April 15.

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All or Nothing - the smash hit musical theatre sensation coming to Blackpool in May.

Sixties mod nostalgia as band’s tale is told in Blackpool, as part of UK tour

All or Nothing, the smash hit musical telling the story of 60s rock band The Small Faces comes to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre from May 15-17.

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Last winner of The Longridge X Factor, Pete Bennett

The Longridge X Factor is back, with acts old and new - sign up now

After a long awaited return, ‘The Longridge X Factor’ is back and will be raising funds for cancer research through ‘Miles for Mitchie’.

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Emma Rawlinson, of Freshfield PR

Red Nose Day fun in Lancashire

Find out what the people of Lancashire have been doing to mark Comic Relief's Red Nose Day
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Dean Dewhurst

Tragic coincidence of barman’s death

A popular barman was killed just a few miles from the spot where his parents died in a horror crash 19 years earlier.

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Galloway’s the voice of news

Reading the newspaper can be thought of as a luxury by those who are blind or partially sighted.

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The Conservative MP also paid tribute to fallen policeman, Keith Palmer, in the House of Commons today, saying he was one of us.

Ribble Valley MP calls for 'lasting memorial' to victims of terror attack

Ribble Valley MP, Nigel Evans, has called for a "lasting memorial" to those who paid the "ultimate sacrifice" in yesterday's terrorist atrocity.
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The 51-year-old father was fatally injured after his bike collided with a Ford Transit

Tributes paid to 'truly lovely' motorcyclist killed in crash

The family of a Longridge motorcyclist, tragically killed in a crash, have paid tribute to their 'dearly loved husband, father, son brother and uncle.'

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Prince Charles visits Dewlay Cheesemakers in Garstang

Crowning glory for Garstang cheese makers

Getting a prince to say cheese is easy - just tour him round a third generation traditional Lancashire cheesemakers.

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Prince Charles will visit Clitheroe On Tues 21 March

Prince Charles to visit Clitheroe and BAE for the first time in over ten years

The Prince of Wales is scheduled to embark on his first visit to Clitheroe since 2003.
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Stephen Smith

REACT worker wins oustanding award

REACT project worker Stephen Smith has won the Derek Russell Outstanding Leader Award at the North West Self Advocacy awards in Blackpool.
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Floods warning as high winds batter county

Floods warning as high winds batter county

A flooding warning was issued tonight for the River Ribble in Lancashire as high winds and heavy rain battered the county.

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Police are hunting for a stolen car after a it rammed a police car in Chipping.

Stolen car rams police car

Police launched a hunt for a stolen car after it rammed a police car in Chipping.
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Collapse fears after inferno rips through historic hall

Fire investigators could take weeks to identify the cause of the blaze which badly damaged historic Alston Hall.

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Lorna and Derek Jebson

Happy diamond anniversary to Derek and Lorna Jebson

Daily love letters from Egypt during the war kept the romance alive between Derek and Lorna Jebson.
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UPDATE: Crews remain at Alston Hall more than 12 hours after blaze start

Around 25 firefighters remain at Alston Hall this morning more than 12 hours after a major blaze ripped through the historic building.
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Ribble Valley Borough Council's leader, Stuart Hirst

Valley’s council tax remains the lowest in county

Ribble Valley Borough Council has announced that its share of the council tax will remain frozen for the seventh time in eight years.

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Barnacre Road Primary School, in Longridge

Accident fears for pupils of a Longridge primary school

Police have warned it is “only a matter of time” before someone is “seriously injured or worse” outside a Longridge primary school.

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Prince Charles on a past visit to Lancashire

Prince Charles to visit Lancashire

Prince Charles will be given a taste of Lancashire cheese when he makes a visit to the region next week.
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