Longridge

Longridge

Have you seen this man?

Have you seen Wesley Holden?

Crime
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
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.

News

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.

Longridge
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 .
Business

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.

Transport
Flower power with Matthew Smith of Brighter Blooms

Tulip open days at Lancashire nursery

City nursery Brighter Blooms will live up to its name this weekend when it opens its doors for a special tulip event.

News
Stunning views

Where are the best views in Lancashire?

Lancashire is full of stunning views.

News

Thanks for saving my life says Tony

Former county councillor Tony Jones had  six very important words to say when he made a  return visit to County Hall this week - thank you for saving my life.
Health
A birds-eye view illustration of the proposed site. Image via MPSL Planning and Design.

Major plans for more than 250 homes in Longridge edge closer to approval

Hundreds of new homes planned for Longridge are edging closer to becoming a reality after the town council raised no objections to the freshly submitted detailed plans.

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Ribble Valley Councils health and fitness officer, Tracy Balko, and Longridge Coun Rupert Swarbrick

Ribble Valley tai chi sessions to mark Lancashire health day

Every morning, parks and public areas in China come alive to thousands of people, some dressed for a day in the office, undertaking a series of stretches and moves called tai chi.

Health
Sabden Coun Ricky Newmark and Ribble Valley Councils partnership officer, Dilys Day.

Ribble Valley's crime crackdown gets the backing of Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner

Vandals close to Longridge are set to feel the full force of crime prevention bosses thanks to new CCTV systems.

Crime
Raymond Walker

Longridge man celebrates his 90th birthday by raising funds for Breast Cancer Now

Raymond Walker celebrated his 90th birthday by raising more than £1,000 for Breast Cancer Now.
News
A graphic illustration of the 123 homes developers want to bring to land behind Higher Road.

Decision looms over plans for more than 100 homes in Longridge

The ongoing battle to bring more than 100 new homes to Longridge rages on, with a full appeal hearing on the matter set to take place in the near future.

Politics
Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans and Ribble Valley Council Leader Coun Ken Hind.

Policing in Longridge needs a 'radical rethink', says Ribble Valley Council leader

A Longridge politician’s call for a ‘radical rethink’ on policing in the town have been backed by local borough MP.

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Ribble Valley Councils head of housing and regeneration, Colin Hirst (centre), with members of the Chipping Area Internet Network.

Council grant sees major boost to Chipping's broadband services

Around 800 homes in Chipping can now connect to ultrafast broadband thanks to a volunteer-led project and Ribble Valley Council cash boost.
Business
Lara acquired the cinema towards the end of 2017.

Ambitious owners want Longridge's Palace Cinema to become more than just a movie theatre

Longridge’s premier silver screen venue is aiming to return bigger and better than ever by opening up its doors to more than just film and popcorn enthusiasts.
Film
Tease owners Ron and Karen enjoying some afternoon tea in the cafe with Longridge Mayor Coun Stuart Tyrer.

Drastic career change for mental health nurse Rob after opening dementia-friendly coffee shop

A cafe-loving-couple have fulfilled a long-running dream of theirs by giving up their day jobs to open a state-of-the-art independent cafe.
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