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The man has been taken to Royal Preston Hospital

UPDATE: Man airlifted to hospital after flipping car onto roof

NOSTALGIA: Do you remember these pubs?

IN PICTURES: Do you remember these 26 lost Ribble Valley pubs?

Rendezvous, Whalley

Fireman broke man's jaw after his friend refused to talk to him in nightclub

HEADLINERS: Mick Hucknall is due to bring Simply Red to Clitheroe for this summer’s festival

Fate of 3-day music festival headlined by Simply Red and Gabrielle hanging in the balance

FOUNDATION: The new headteacher at St Mary’s, Elizabeth Stevens

Ribble Valley school’s joy as Ofsted rating goes up to good

Power cut affects 300 homes

UPDATE: Power and water cut affects 300 homes after car hits power line

Lillian Carlton, who passed away in Alder Hey Children's hospital in 2004.

Grandad organises charity concert for specialist kids’ hospital after tragic death

ENTHUSIAST: Emily Ashworth has developed a successful food blog

Ribble Valley cooking enthusiast nominated for national award

Elliott Reed has been found

UPDATE: Man missing from Whalley found safe and well

CONCERNED: Market trader Eileen Ansar at the spot stallholders were unhappy with

VIDEO: Town centre market traders hit out over pavement work

The man was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital

Man, 95, rushed to Royal Blackburn Hospital after being hit by car

WE WILL BATTLE ON: Staff from the cafe at Read Garden Centre, Sarah Baxter, Fiona Holt and Steve Mack, insist they will fight back after the floods

Business hit again after £70,000 worth of stock wiped out during floods

FUTURE: Chris Gathercole at the impressive Whalley Hydro

Ribble Valley water plant exceeds power expectations


Benefit concert for Boxing Day flood victims announced

Helen Brown    24.12.15
Samlesbury Hall is applying for planning permission to install 28 shepherds' huts on its former golf course. The luxury pods will be for families and wedding guests to stay in a natural eco friendly solar and wind powered environme

Eco friendly sleeping huts plan for Samlesbury Hall

Whalley flood victims feel 'let down' by county's response

Whalley flood victims feel 'let down' by county's response

Clive Lawrence 23-6-2015.Leader of Ribble Valley Borough Council Cllr Stuart Hirst at the launch the Clitheroe to Colne Stage of the Aviva Tour of Britain Cycle Race.. (30349637)

Ribble Valley leader: 2015 was immense... 2016 should be as good

IMPRESSIVE: ‘Celeste’ by Salina Somalya

‘Bowland Revealed’ project hailed as success

PUSHING THE ENVELOPE: Whalley’s Azim Shaikh in the Whalley Post Office, which was named in the top 12 in the county.

Postmaster puts shop within touching distance of being one of the top 10 in Lancashire

FLOODING: Homes evacuated as flooding hits again

VIDEO: FLOODING - RED ALERT: Dozens rescued and more rain forecast across Lancashire

DELIGHTED: Some of the tennis players who will be keeping their lessons

Ribble Valley youngsters' 'vital' tennis lessons saved by new funding

Campaign to stop crematorium

Campaign to stop crematorium

ANIMAL MAGIC: Marika Bell and Gillian Darbyshire, the leader of the Whalley Lions

Call for volunteers to join board of new animal sanctuary in Billington

Gisburn Forest in winter: Photo taken by Helen Shaw

Author turns love and fascination of Forest of Bowland into book

VISION: An artist’s impressions of how the new market development in Clitheroe could look

Sixty-bed hotel, restaurant and revamped market unveiled as part of £8m redevelopment

STAR: Ella Shaw in action

Ribble Valley Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist has grand plans for success in coming year

Police search for driver who smashed into garden wall

Police search for driver who smashed into garden wall

Stonyhurst College

Plans to convert 175-year-old mill into retreat unveiled

Homes left without power for several hours

Homes left without power for several hours

Police hunting wall crash driver

Police hunting wall crash driver

LEAP: The team from Manor House Nursing home in Chatburn who completed the parachute jump

Ribble Valley pensioner in 15,000ft skydive for charity

EXTENSION PLANS: The caravan park site

BACKLASH: Controversial plans to extend holiday leisure park set to be decided

TALENT: Grace taking part in Reidy’s Music Exposure talent competition final at King George’s Hall in Blackburn in March

LISTEN: Young musician's version of Adele song hits 11 million views on SoundCloud

Picture courtesy of @curly910

Woman airlifted to hospital after forklift truck smash

PROTEST: Unions are calling on people to back their demonstration over Calderstones’ proposed closure

Union chiefs call on public to join rally against plans for Calderstones site

Hundreds left without power after supply failure

Hundreds left without power after supply failure

SITE: Hammond Ground from Whalley Road, Read

New housing estate could be constructed on village field said to contain remains of soldiers

Pictures courtesy Mark Horrocks

River bursts its banks as Storm Desmond batters East Lancashire

Pictures courtesy Mark Horrocks

River bursts its banks as Storm Desmond batters East Lancashire

Eli De Carteret, Zoey Smith and Matt Wood from the Swan Hotel

Whalley Pickwick Festival-goers brave some old-fashioned downpours

Casualty taken to hospital after A59 crash

Casualty taken to hospital after A59 crash

DATE: Wilfray Ford will help turn on Longridge’s Christmas lights

Ribble Valley's newest ‘little celebrity’ to switch on festive light show

PLAN: Ribble Valley Borough Council leader Stuart Hirst, right, with the council’s head of housing and regeneration, Colin Hirst

Plan to redevelop Clitheroe’s market moves step closer

SUCCESS: Award winners and guests at Oakhill

‘Favourite’ teacher gets glowing report at Ribble Valley school

STANDING TALL: Sir Thomas Lawrence’s portrait of Thomas Lister, who was MP for Clitheroe between 1773 and 1790

18th Century Ribble Valley MP portrait could fetch up to £200k

Late night McDonalds drive-thru burger earns 20-year-old woman driving ban

Late night McDonald's drive-thru burger earns 20-year-old woman driving ban

Barratt Homes have been donating hi-visibility jackets to help children walking home from school in the dark months

New jackets help to keep children safer in Ribble Valley

Stonyhurst College

Stonyhurst College students suspended after smoking cannabis

SKILLED: Su and Mary Brass from Banana News in Clitheroe have raised more than £800 thanks to their poppies

Mum and daughter raise several hundred pounds selling homemade poppies

HISTORIC: But Holme Mill, which is currently disused, could get a new lease of life

Plan for 31-bedroom hotel, restaurant, bar and gym at historic Grade II listed site


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