Steph talks medal joy

Pupils turned reporters for a special meet and greet with Longridge’s Paralympic gold medallist Stephanie Slater.

David and Lisa Talbot are appealing to dog walkers to clean up after their pets

Lancashire farmer’s clear-up call to dog owners after loss of calves

A LANCASHIRE farmer is urging dog owners to clear up after their animals after 16 of his cows aborted after eating contaminated grass.

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Coun. Ken Hind

Shock at proposals for 123 new homes in Longridge

A Longridge councillor is leading a fight against controversial proposals for 123 new homes to be built on a prime green site in the town.

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Christmas decorations

Where are the best Christmas shops?

From Christmas trees and wreaths to baubles and snow machines - we all like to get in the festive spirit.

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Sarah Robinson meets Prince Charles as part of the Coronation Meadows project

Why Sarah Robinson is making sure Bowland’s meadows are flower filled

Sarah Robinson likes to say it with flowers ... hundreds of times over.

Jane Booth, Chair of the Lancashire Safeguarding Adults Board and the Lancashire Safeguarding Children Board and  Mick Dears and Jane Williams of Lancashire Fire & Rescue alert the public to the potential fire risk

Call to raise awareness of hidden fire dangers

Fire and safeguarding bosses are calling for better warnings on emollient skin creams after the tragic death of smoker John Fallon in a fire.

From Brathay Andy Gill and Jenni Macduff and from Synectics Mike Stilwell, Tracy Barnett and Darren Alder

Security systems firm rows for children's charity

A Preston firm has undertaken an oar-some feat of human endurance to raise money for an organisation which supports young people and their families.

Publican Keith Senior and chef Ian Senior celebrate  the relaunch of the White Bull in Great Eccleston

Cheers to changes at Lancashire pubs

TWO popular Lancashire pubs have re-opened their doors ahead of the festive season following a £150,000 refurbishment.

Lucy Gillhespy, Lisa Marie Ousby and Mags Procter, at Lisa Marie Cakes, Longridge, with the Remembrance tribute window display.

A sweet way to mark Remembrance Day

As the country pauses to remember lost heroes, one Lancashire cake shop has been commemorating the fallen in a very special way.

Tony Attard

New Deputy Lord Lieutenants for Lancashire named

FIVE new Deputy Lieutenants have been appointed in Lancashire.

Proposed site for 275 homes on Preston Road, Longridge

Councillors hit out at housing plans for village

Two councillors have said they are “completely opposed” to plans to build hundreds of homes in Ribble Valley.

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Grimsargh Players rehearsing for thier forthcoming production  Lilies On The Land.

Grimsargh Players set to portray reality of Land Army

Grimsargh Players are currently putting the finishing touches to their next production, Lilies On The Land.

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Charles Hill as a gunner in the Royal Navy 1942-1945

Navy veteran is proud of his Russian honour

A World War Two veteran is delighted to have another medal to his collection.

Joanna Riding, who plays Cinderella's mother in Into the Woods.

Make a date in the calendar for a night of nudity and Gary Barlow

Award winning Longridge-born actress Joanna Riding is set to reprise her role in the musical ‘The Girls’ in the West End.

Scott Peters, imprisoned for his part in a violent robbery of a family in Longridge

Gang jailed for ‘ruthless and targeted’ attack on mum and sons

Gang members who tied up a young family and threatened them with a sledgehammer and knifes before ransacking their home have been jailed at Preston Crown Court.

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Longridge High School Safety Town event for primary school children
Oliver Walker of St Wilfrid's

Life lessons in safety

Health and safety was the topic of the day when 300 primary school children made a visit to Longridge High School.

Coun. Ken Hind

Ken’s Keep Ribble Valley constituency campaign

A leading Ribble Valley Tory is calling on local town and parish councils, businesses and voluntary organisations to back a Conservative campaign to save the Ribble Valley constituency.

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Ben Wallace

Lancashire MP in battle against money laundering

Lancashire MP Ben Wallace is helping to lead a crackdown on international money laundering.

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Fun-filled: The hooter sounds to start the 2014 pram race

Wheels come off as Boxing Day pram race gets the push

A hugely popular annual Lancashire Boxing Day pram race has been cancelled.

Parking outside Barnacre Road Primary School

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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