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Ribble Valley

Man rescued from car after crash in Longridge

A man was rescued after he became trapped in his car following a crash in Longridge, say fire services.
News
Lara Hewitt preparing for Longridge's Palace Cinema's grand re-opening, with cinema dog Bruce.

Historic Palace Cinema is set to wow Longridge once again

Work has begun to return Longridge’s historic Palace Cinema to its former glory, making it bigger and better than it has ever been before.

Longridge
Reg Johnson

Dinner in honour of Goosnargh farmer Reg Johnson raises £20k for Rosemere and Heartbeat in Preston

A dinner organised as a tribute to the legendary poultry farmer who put Goosnargh duck on the culinary map, turned out to be a real menu pleaser, raising £20,000 for two charities.
News
Gastro food

Where are the best gastropubs in Lancashire?

Gastropubs offer fine dining in a cosy pub setting.

News

Have a go..........Best places for trampoline fitness classes in Lancashire

Looking for a fun new work out for 2018? Your local trampoline park could have just the class to spring you into action, a brilliant way to keep fit, lose weight, build core strength and all while having fun
Lifestyle

How do you solve Lancashire's £7.7m pothole problem?

This week Lancashire County Council invited the media to see its pothole repair service in action.
News
Preston Crown Court.

Court date set following Chipping stabbing

A man charged by police after a stabbing in Chipping is set to appear at Preston Crown Court next month.

Crime
An emaciated Ronnie Lord in hospital in the Philippines. His condition means he cannot eat

Horror photo sparks wave of donations for seriously ill Lancashire man

A Ribble Valley woman has launched a desperate fundraising campaign to help transport her seriously ill brother home from the Philippines.
Health
Awful Auntie is on at Preston's Charter Theatre

Things to do (January 18 to 23)

Lots of events happening over the coming days - indoors and outdoors.

Whats on
The dog walker discovered 71 bags of dog mess on her country walk

Horrified woman picks up 71 bags worth of dog mess on Clitheroe walk

A Ribble Valley grandmother has spoken out after she picked up 71 bags of dog mess on her country walk in Clitheroe.
Environment
General Manager Jonathan Parkinson and Licensee Catherine Ball at the Dog Inn pub.

Revamp of Longridge's Dog Inn is 'great for the community of the town'

A landmark Longridge pub has completed its long-running refurbishment thanks to a mum and son double act behind the project.

Food and Drink
William Bamber, from Longridge, recently starred in a national advert for Ribby Hall Village.

Stardom awaits for five-year-old William after starring in a national television advert for Ribby Hall Village

A future in television could very well be the destination for one young Longridge lad after starring in a national television advert for one of Lancashire’s top holiday attractions.

Longridge
Graph showing rainfall (in millimeters) in Chipping from 1969 to 2017.

Concern over 'third wettest year on record'

Here’s proof of what you already thought you knew...last year was the third wettest year Lancashire has experienced since records began.

News
Rev Ron reflections Jan 15 2018 Avenham Park ice skating, St Walberghs steeple, Preston, Ribble Valley bus Preston to Longridge, cotton reel projects, Spangles advert and box cart

REV RON GREENALL: Recycling times and a sweet piece of Preston nostalgia

We all know the phrase “You’re skating on thin ice.”

News
Clitheroe modern pentathlete Samantha Murray was victorious in the first ranking event of the year

Murray gets 2018 off to a flier

Reigning British champion Samantha Murray enjoyed more success on home soil as she started 2018 with victory at the first Pentathlon GB ranking competition of the year in Bath.

Sport
Female friendly gym

Where are the best ladies only gyms in Lancashire

A lot of women feel more confident working out in a female-only environment.

News
Preston Railway station

Preston railway station's future under scrutiny

The ambition to upgrade Preston Railway station and get it ready for high speed trains took a step forward this week.
News
County Coun Geoff Driver

County Council's cabinet considers £11m new cuts and savings

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet  will consider an £11m package of wide-ranging cuts and economies when it meets next week.

Business
The state of Lancashire's highways

Is Lancashire's public transport up to the job?

In a crude traffic count – a Post reporter sitting in a café in Penwortham noting cars with single occupancy in the morning rush hour – fewer than 10 per cent heading into Preston had passengers.

Transport 1
The accident happened shortly before 6am on Wednesday, January 10 on Tustin Way near to the Red Scar Business Park.

Man cut from car after crash near Red Scar Business Park

A man was cut from his car following a two-vehicle crash in Grimsagh, say fire services.

Transport
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