Parents warned to park away from school

Parents are still causing an obstruction outside a Longridge school, despite being given alternative parking arrangements.

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John Royle (right) with fellow 'Before Studios'  team members (from left) Safwan Mallu,  Sokratis Antoniou, Jack Smurthwaite  and  Nathan Williams

Race against time for new UCLan computing students

It’s game on for new mature student John Royle from Ribchester, near Longridge.

Lancashire court listings - October 17, 2016

Lancashire court listings - October 17, 2016

Here are the latest listings of who was in court last week and what for.

Sergeant Major Georgia Gunn from lancashire Army Cadet Force after taking part in a sky dive at the Black Knights Parachute Centre in Cockerham

County Cadet force offers military disciplines with adventure and fun

It’s a voluntary youth organisation promoting fun, friendship, adventure and action.

The Inn at Whitewell has been voted the top Inn in the country according to the The Good Pub Guide 2017

The best inn in the land

IT proved the perfect setting for Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon on their culinary adventures for the acclaimed programme The Trip.

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Nickie and Duncan Crosbie at Longridge's first micropub Tap & Vent.

Longridge’s first micropub set to open

The first micropub in Longridge is due to open tomorrow Thursday, October 6 at 4 Towneley Parade when locals Nickie and Duncan Crosbie open the door at the ‘Tap & Vent’.

Flooding in St Michaels as seen from above. Photo: Lancashire Fire and Rescue.

Lancashire residents still suffering effects of flooding new report reveals

HUNDREDS of Lancashire residents are still unable to live in their homes following last December’s flooding. according to estimates in a new report.

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Coun Jennifer Mein

Cabinet dismisses pleas to save county libraries

It took less than two hours today for Lancashire County Council’s cabinet to sign the final execution papers for a host of Lancashire libraries and children’s centres - despite being forced to think again.

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Simon Thompson, all set for the re-start of Longridge Wine Club.

How to travel the world in a bottle and enjoy good company and tastes

As the nights start to draw in, 30 or so wine enthusiasts are looking forward to nothing better than enjoying a tipple, sampling a number of bottles of wine together.

Running tap water

Water shortage for PR3 homes

United Utilities has apologised to residents in the PR3 area after water stopped flowing in some areas.

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Deal: Norman Tenray

Lancashire building supply firm in JCB deal

A Lancashire building supplies specialist is set to create 12 jobs after securing a tie-up with a global brand.

Whitechapel's War Memorial

Appeal for those who died in WW1 by village of Whitechapel, Preston

Families with any current or past connection to the village of Whitechapel near Preston, whose ancestors fell in the First World War are being asked to help honour those from the parish who died.

Adrian Smith, 43, of Longridge, was knocked off his bike in Ribbleton Lane, Preston

Cyclist ‘left for dead’ by hit-and-run driver

A dad-of-three suffered extensive facial and hand injuries after being knocked off his bike by a hit-and-run driver.

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Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans

MP says time to let local councils hold the budget strings

RIBBLE Valley Tory MP Nigel Evans has hit back at new county council (LCC) cuts by calling for funding to be taken from county councils and given to local borough councils instead.

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GOING: Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

What the latest county council cuts mean for you. Our guide to what happens next

As the dust settles on Lancashire County Council’s plans to sell off more than 100 libraries, children’s centres and other facilities across the county we look at five key things you need to know about the move.

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Longridge hosted the Rock the Lakes Music Festival over the weekend.
Stiffer on stage.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Wellies sell out as Festival takes off

Longridge became the new home of rock as music lovers descended on the town for the Rock the Lakes Festival

Charlotte Dujardin claims Olympic gold to Tom’s music

Charlotte Dujardin claims Olympic gold to Tom’s music

The announcement that dressage rider Charlotte Dujardin had clinched gold in this week’s Olympic contestwas music to the ears of composer Tom Hunt.

Dinckley footbridge at the height of the December floods (s)

County council may build new bridge across Ribble

A LANDMARK bridge over the Ribble Ribble, which was damaged in the Boxing Day floods, looks set to be replaced.

The Rockits

Rock the Lakes Festival hits Longridge

Longridge will this weekend play host to its first three-day Rock festival.

The M6 between Junction 33 and 34.

Motorway to close in both directions for Heysham M6 Link work

The M6 will close overnight in both directions next weekend between junctions 33 and 34 as part of work on the Heysham M6 Link.

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