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Former host of TV’s Bullseye Jim Bowen set to return to limelight in Clitheroe

Lancashire Telegraph: ILL Jim Bowen

3:50pm Thursday 31st July 2014

COMEDIAN Jim Bowen is back on ‘the circuit’ three years after he suffered two strokes.

Former Ribchester soldier wants to mark 100th anniversary of the start of WW1

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:31pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A RIBCHESTER runner is set to race more than 360 miles to Belgium to raise money for charity.

Former Man United boss David Moyes to face no action over Clitheroe wine bar assault claim

Lancashire Telegraph: GONE: David Moyes' departure provides proof that Manchester United are now no different to anyone else

3:41pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE investigating allegations former Manchester United boss David Moyes assaulted a man outside a Clitheroe bar have decided not to take any further action.

Clitheroe taxi was unfit for passengers

Lancashire Telegraph: Heathrow Airport Taxis Morden, 02082543388, Morden Airport Cabs Taxi

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TAXI driver was forced to take his vehicle off the road immediately because it was unfit to carry passengers.

Drunk East Lancs woman knocked police officer's teeth out

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

1:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A DRUNKEN woman is facing jail after she knocked out a police officer’s teeth as she tried to calm down a rowdy gang.

Hot weather brings out Billington burglars

Lancashire Telegraph: Ged Mirfin

4:52pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

HOUSEHOLDERS in Billington have been warned to be on their guard after a spate of burglaries at the weekend.

Clitheroe school youngsters in appeal for old cycles and parts

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:52pm Monday 28th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a Clitheroe school are appealing for donations of old bikes and parts as they gear up to launch a new social enterprise.

Ribble Valley danger road just like ‘a motorway’

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:43pm Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENT’S have spoken out over a dangerous road that has been described as ‘Sabden’s motorway’.

Mellor's WW1 commemoration and charity event cancelled due to lack of interest

Lancashire Telegraph: SUPERMARKET HEROES: Adsa to host region-wide fundraising drive for Help for Heroes

7:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

AN event to commemorate the start of the First World War has been cancelled due to a lack of interest.

Clitheroe man gets set to run in memory of baby Bella

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

A CLITHEROE man is to take on the Great North Run in memory of his friend’s five-month-old daughter who died in April.

Developers home in on former Waddington pub site

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE future of a once-popular Ribble Valley inn is again in doubt after plans were re-submitted for its demolition.

Ribble Valley peaceful protest bid to save Hen Harrier

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A PEACEFUL day of protest is set to be held in the Ribble Valley to highlight the ‘plight’ of the Hen Harrier.

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans: Greenbelt is under siege

Lancashire Telegraph: Nigel Evans MP receives a warm welcome from the residents of Ribble Valley

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RIBBLE Valley MP Nigel Evans has urged ministers to offer firms cash incentives to build in Blackburn, Pendle, and Burnley instead of on green fields in his constituency.

Coroner slams Portuguese authorities over handling of Longridge man's death

4:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CORONER has criticised the Portuguese authorities over the handling of the death of a Longridge man.

Petition over Longridge housing developments

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Nigel Evans

4:03pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A PETITION calling for the reduction of large-scale housing developments in Longridge has been presented to Ribble Valley Borough Council.

Date for Waddington bowling contest

4:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE annual Waddington Flood-lit Bowling Competition will be staged at the village club in Waddow Grove on September 2-4, September 9-11 and again September 16-18. The final will be on the last day.

Clitheroe cemetery maintenance review

Lancashire Telegraph: An overgrown grave in the cemetery

2:56pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A REVIEW of the way land around war graves at Clitheroe cemetery is maintained to be carried out Ribble Valley residents, including Nigel Evans MP, contacted the council claiming land around 30 war graves had become ‘overgrown’.

Prime Minister David Cameron writes to Clitheroe schoolchildren

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:13am Thursday 24th July 2014

A LETTER from the Prime Minister isn’t something you expect to receive at school, but that’s exactly what’s happened to pupils in Clitheroe.

Call for farming to be sexy at Ribble Valley plant opening

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FARMING needs to make itself sexy and exciting, TV presenter Adam Henson claimed as he opened Ribble Valley animal feed company Dugdale Nutrition’s new £1 million plant.

Hundreds left without power in Ribble Valley

Lancashire Telegraph: power cut switching off a fuse box

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MORE than 500 people in the Ribble Valley have been left without power this afternoon following a fault.

Daring Ribble Valley pensioner aims to raise £5,000 with charity jump

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:50pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A PENSIONER is set to throw himself out of a plane at 13,000 feet, all in the name of charity.

Ribble Valley pupils’ pride as they ‘adopt’ rare chicks

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:15pm Monday 21st July 2014

PUPILS from a rural Ribble Valley school have taken five rare hen harrier chicks under their wing.

Chipping grandfather hopes crime novel will be a success

Lancashire Telegraph: STUNNING VIEWS: Beacon Fell country park has walking routes to suit all abilities

7:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

AN author is hoping that his latest supernatural crime novel leaves bookworms bewitched.

Ribble Valley pre-schools rated ‘outstanding’

Lancashire Telegraph: Ofsted logo

2:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

TWO Ribble Valley pre-schools have been graded as ‘outstanding’ by the education watchdog Ofsted.

Search for driver who knocked Ribble Valley vicar off bike

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:14pm Friday 18th July 2014

A RIBBLE Valley vicar is appealing for help in tracking down a motorist who knocked him off his bike.

Artist paints Clitheroe school walls to match scenery

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

THIS school certainly isn’t a blot on the landscape.

'Poop swoop’ will see Ribble Valley culprits receive a £50 fixed fine

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A ZERO tolerance dog- fouling day has been declared across the Ribble Valley.

Ribble Valley vicar’s Death Cafe aims to ‘tackle the last taboo’

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:41pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A RIBBLE Valley vicar is set to hold a Death Cafe event to offer an informal environment to ‘tackle the last taboo subject in society’.

Ribble Valley divers walk underwater in lake to raise charity cash in memory of pal

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:54pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SCUBA diving enthusiasts took part in a challenging five and a half mile underwater walk to raise money for the RNLI.

Ribble Valley MP takes homes protest to House of Commons

Lancashire Telegraph: Nigel Evans MP receives a warm welcome from the residents of Ribble Valley

4:10pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A PETITION calling for the protection of the Ribble Valley from housing developers is to be presented to the House of Commons.

Clitheroe ceremony will remember fallen of First World War

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:50pm Monday 14th July 2014

PLANS to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War have been announced by Ribble Valley Borough Council.

Nigel Evans hits out at Ribble Valley foodbank stigma

Lancashire Telegraph: Nigel Evans MP receives a warm welcome from the residents of Ribble Valley

2:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

RIBBLE Valley MP Nigel Evans has attacked the ‘stigma’ that the borough ‘isn’t the sort of place’ where a foodbank is needed.

Dog owners told not to mess with Langho church

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

DOG owners have been warned not to throw bags of their pets’ mess over a Ribble Valley church’s wall or they will be reported to the police.

Ribble Valley pub in charity support

Lancashire Telegraph: Music note

2:10pm Friday 11th July 2014

A RIBBLE Valley pub is hosting a charity music afternoon later this month.

Whalley residents lose out in protest over village nightclub

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:31pm Thursday 10th July 2014

RESIDENTS may continue their fight against ‘excessive noise’ from a nightclub – despite a council ruling.

Historic Whalley Abbey plays host to theatre

Lancashire Telegraph: WHALLEY ABBEY

2:10pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE historic Whalley Abbey is set to hold a season of family theatre performances.

Ribble Valley garden delights on show

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:50pm Thursday 10th July 2014

RIBBLE Valley villages are set to hold an open gardens event this weekend.

Plan put forward for 275 homes in Clitheroe

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Horkin has 10 dogs

1:50pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A PLAN for a new 275-home development in Clitheroe has been submitted to Ribble Valley Borough Council.

Ancient Ribchester Helmet back home at last

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

AN ancient Roman artefact has returned home for the first time in more than 200 years.

Preparations underway for Clitheroe Food Festival

Lancashire Telegraph: HEALTHY: Community based environmental group Gwyrddio Penarth Greening (GPG) is hosting the annual food festival

3:58pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

PREPARATIONS are well under way for this year’s Clitheroe Food Festival.

132-homes plan set to be put forward in Langho

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

PLANS are being put together for a new 132-home development in a Ribble Valley village.

Ribble Valley squash chief to attend reception with Prince Edward

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:47pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

ENGLAND’s top squash chief from the Ribble Valley is set for a royal appointment tomorrow as part of the lead up to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Ribble Valley reservoir warning after tragic death of James Goodship

Lancashire Telegraph: James Goodship

1:31pm Monday 7th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS are being warned again about the dangers of swimming in reservoirs after teens were spotted taking a dip in water at Sabden.

New community radio station planned for Ribble Valley

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:20am Sunday 6th July 2014

A NEW community radio station will launch in the Ribble Valley next year.

Parking problems at Clitheroe hospital

Lancashire Telegraph: Where will funds come from?

4:00pm Saturday 5th July 2014

PARKING problems have been reported at Clitheroe’s new community hospital following it’s official opening last month.

Clitheroe homes plan

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:26am Saturday 5th July 2014

PROPOSALS to demolish an existing bungalow and build 16 new homes in Clitheroe have been submitted to Ribble Valley Borough Council.

Three standards not met at Clitheroe care home

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:45pm Friday 4th July 2014

CONCERNS have been raised about a care home in Clitheroe which has failed to meet three essential standards after an insp-ection by a health wat-chdog.

New fight launched against Clitheroe homes bid

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Horkin has 10 dogs

2:23pm Friday 4th July 2014

RESIDENTS are preparing to launch a new battle against a planning proposal that could see 275 new homes built in Clitheroe.

Pets’ poo paint plan to shame Whalley owners

Lancashire Telegraph: Plans to double the size of Wirral's dog poo squad

3:20pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

DOG dirt in Whalley is being sprayed bright red in an attempt to shame irresponsible dog owners.

Affordable homes to be released for sale soon in Longridge

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:54pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

EIGHTEEN affordable homes will soon be on the market at a new development in Longridge.

Ribble Valley what's on

Show brings Bill Oddie back to roots (link) 3:25pm Thu 10 Jul 14

BRITAIN’S most favourite ‘twitcher’ Bill Oddie will be making a flying visit to the Ribble Valley this autumn…

Britpop veteran still going strong (link) 3:00pm Thu 10 Jul 14

OCEAN Colour Scene founder Steve Cradock is rock and roll’s man for all seasons.

Telly hit man’s musical nostalgia (link) 2:52pm Thu 10 Jul 14

THE Cottontown Sound Corporation, with former Stiffs guitarist Strang in their ranks, have released their latest…

From a building site to a glittering career as Freddie (link) 2:25pm Thu 10 Jul 14

SCOTT Maley was labouring on a Black Country building site when he left school, dreaming of a life of rock and roll…

Here comes the big bad Wolf Alice! (link) 4:22pm Thu 26 Jun 14

JOFF Oddie is cooking up a tasty treat with BBC Radio One favourites Wolf Alice.

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