Ribble Valley

Ribble Valley

MP calls for respect over Trump’s visit to UK

Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, has called for the UK to respect the result of the American election and allow the planned state visit of Donald Trump (pictured) to go ahead.

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Sarah Page, who is off to the Arctic to complete a marathon to help breast cancer sufferers.

Arctic beckons for a Longridge grandma’s marathon walk

A Longridge grandmother is off to the Arctic to complete her fourth marathon walk as part of a 10 year charity challenge.

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Proposal for 275 new homes gets green light

Proposal for 275 new homes gets green light

A controversial housing development for hundreds of homes to be built on the Longridge boundary has been given the green light.

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Brabin's, Chipping

Brabin's Shop and Tea Room saved from closure

Britain’s longest trading shop will remain open as new tenants are to move in this week.

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Members of Ribcaged

Youth group for Ribcaged Productions

Ribcaged Productions Limited is launching a new primary aged youth theatre group.

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Amanda Callaghan centre and Gemma Findlow (third from right) founders of Ghost Followers

Real life ghost hunter explores super natural world

After a long career in the police force Amanda Callaghan is naturally suspicious.
Longridge
Day of Sunshine, Lytham St Annes

Lancashire recommends... great charity shops

Readers have voted - here are the top charity shops in Lancashire

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Work taking place at the Dog Inn, Market Place, Longridge

Flats plan for top of landmark pub

Plans to transform the upper storey of a landmark Longridge pub into five flats have been lodged with Ribble Valley Council.

Longridge
Todber Caravan Park in Burnley Road, Gisburn

Trio wanted after caravan park break-in

Police are appealing for information after a group of men attempted to break into a cash machine at a Ribble Valley caravan park.

Ribble Valley
Dog fouling on parks in Longridge

Foul play on Longridge's parks

A Longridge football club is crying foul after members have been left to clear up dog mess on local parks before games.

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Investigation into car blaze

Investigation into car blaze

Police are looking into a fire which damaged three cars.

Clitheroe
Grimbaldeston Farm

Plans for 275 houses at Grimbaldeston Farm to be discussed

Planners will discuss a controversial development which would see more than 200 houses built in Longridge.

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Longridge Sports and Social Club (formerly Longridge British Legion)

Councillor offers CCTV fund for Longridge Sports and Social Club

A popular leisure venue which has been plagued with vandalism has been given a lifeline, with a grant for CCTV cameras.

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Photo Neil Cross
Thornley Birds 2017 pantomime Peter Pan
Founder Margaret Blackburn in her final panto roll

Thornley Birds to continue to soar

A lot of pride, a lot of fun, a lot of family, lots of hard work but with great creative results – we’ll miss it all.

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Tom Jones, owner of The Whalley Wine Shop with operations Jen Nott at the Ribble Valley Business Awards 2016.

Fine wine has seen Tom build up a fine business

Located in the Ribble Valley in the picturesque village lives the Whalley Wine Shop.

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Fire crews were called to Fleet Street Lane in Ribchester

Fire crews tackle blaze in Ribchester home

Fire crews have been called to tackle a blaze at a home in Ribchester today (Monday).

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Charity shop

Where are the best charity shops in Lancashire?

As more and more people are turning to charity shops for buying furniture, electrical goods and clothes, we want to know where the best ones are.

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Photograph taken by team Doctor for Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue John Ealing, walking the lost persons back to safety on Pendle Hill

Three rescued from Pendle Hill

Three people have been rescued after becoming lost on Pendle Hill.

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Celebrity gardener Christine Walkden opening The Glasshouse in Ribchester

Christine Walkden’s green passion keeps on growing

Gardening is not something you would associate with Dame Vera Lynn, but Lancashire horticulturist Christine Walkden once uncovered a mutual love of all things flowery and green.

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A competitor at last year's North West Puddle Jumping Competition

10 things to do next weekend... (February 11 to 12)

Looking to plan your weekend? We have 10 great things to do for you and your family...
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