Ribble Valley

Ribble Valley

SO Plants puts down roots

The owner of a re-located plant nursery is celebrating putting down permanent roots in the Ribble Valley with a special open weekend.

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John Marsden died in a road traffic collision in Cumeragh Road, Whittingham.

Longridge motorcyclist John Marsden died "taking evasive action" to avoid van in his path

A motorcyclist died taking “evasive action” as a result of a white van performing a U-turn in his path, an inquest in Preston heard yesterday.
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Stately home

Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

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Lancashire Police want to speak to Lesley Holdehjn in relation to a burglary in Longridge.

Have you seen this man?

Have you seen Wesley Holden?

Crime

WATCH: Where to play footgolf in Lancashire

A combination of football and golf, where players kick a football into a cup in as few shots as possible.
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The 19th Chipping Steam Fair, which took place last year

It's full steam ahead for the 20th anniversary Chipping Steam Fair

Organisers are pulling out all the stops ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Chipping Steam Fair.

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L-R: Kieren Spencer and Rachael Ray of Longridge Community Arts with Ribble Valley Coun Rupert Swarbrick.

Disco delight aiming to put an end to Longridge's antisocial behaviour woes

Longridge is set for a new youth ‘disco’ in an aim to combat antisocial behaviour taking over the town – with 140 incidents in the last year alone.

Crime
The Memento Workshop is based on the Lubaina Himid exhibition at the Harris Museum

Things to do (April 21 - 23)

As the weather brightens up, why not get out and about to some of these events?

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Longridge Golf Club Womens Captain Linda Hacking driving off

Thousands raised by Longridge golf captain Linda after swimming 22 miles for diabetes research

The Lady Captain at Longridge Golf Club has swapped her five irons for a dip in the  pool – swimming a length equal to the English Channel to raise vital awareness and cash for diabetes research.

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You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

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Lancaster Recycling Centre and landfill

Lancashire’s hard plastic goes straight to landfill, council reveals

Plastic items like toys and garden furniture are not currently being recycled in Lancashire and will end up in landfill, the county council has said.

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St Pauls Church, Longridge

150 YEARS ON: 'Longridge – the Parish with Two Churches'

Learn all about ‘Longridge – the Parish with Two Churches’ at the first of its 150th anniversary events this coming Sunday, April 15, in St Paul’s Centenary Room.

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Martin Issatt

Chipping man to do Morecambe 10k for Heartbeat in Preston

A man who has undergone heart surgery will be taking part in the Morecambe 10k to support the charity which helped nurse him back to health.

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UPDATE: Body found on track near Clitheroe

A person has died after he was struck by a train in Clitheroe, say police.
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Lancashires Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw.

Government should 'look again' at police funding, says Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has called on the government to reconsider police funding amid 'increasing' demands on the force.
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Tilly Carefoot, chief executive of Grandma Singletons Dairy.

Cheesemongers Grandma Singleton's is the cream of the crop after being named a Northern Powerhouse Partner

A fourth generation cheese-maker exporting a range of artisan cheeses around the world has been announced as the latest Northern Powerhouse Partner .
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Road repairs will end 'danger to lives' on major Longridge road

For more than six months staff at a major Longridge business have faced ‘danger to their lives’, just to pop into town and get a sandwich at lunchtime.

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Longridge Fell

The best views in Lancashire

If you fancy a walk out somewhere to take in the best views, here is a list of the best places, as voted by readers
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Charles Hadcock at his studios at Roach Bridge

Artist Charles Hadcock has great vision for honorary colonel role with the Lancashire Army Cadet Force

‘If you want something doing, ask a busy person.’ It’s a saying internationally renowned artist Charles Hadcock subscribes to.

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Lisa Goodwin Allen executive head chef at Northcote Manor in the Ribble Valley

Executive head chef Lisa Goodwin Allen is top of the class in the kitchens of Northcote

How do you take the simple yet humble apple pie and turn it from great tasting to something quite spectacular?

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