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PRIDE: The Freemasons at Wiswell — top in the Waitrose Good Food Guide

Ribble Valley pub crowned country’s number-one inn for second year in a row

TASTE TOUR: Butchers Paul Howard and Nick Gell with their sausage creation for the Tour of Britain

TOUR OF BRITAIN: Butcher’s in bangers tribute to bike race

PLANS: The Bonny Inn may get a conservatory as part of a makeover

Popular Ribble Valley pub applies for permission to significantly alter appearance

TOUR: Warning of road closures

TOUR OF BRITAIN: Warning of road closures as race day draws near

FUTURE: Zoe McCraig, Jess Beetham, with Nigel Haworth and Blackburn College’s Nick Hall and Tracy Stuart

Michelin-starred chef helps Blackburn College get trainee cooks into kitchens

WINNERS: John Foley and Kate Lawson of Holden Clough Nursery with their winner’s trophy

Ribble Valley nursery wins gold at Southport Flower Show

Police in warning over hoax emails from 'relatives'

Police in warning over hoax emails from 'relatives'

PROJECT: The Pinnacle

Restoration work to begin on historic landmark from Houses of Parliament in Clitheroe

DEMENTIA CARE: Council officer Dilys Day and Peter Anwyl

Council honour for dementia campaign

SIMPLY THE BEST: Lew Harrison with his shire mare, Cumeragh May Queen, who won show champion

Hot Chipp! Sunny weather helps to boost crowds at 88th Chipping Show

Many neighbours said they were unhappy with the council’s decision

Controversial plans for 19,600 panel solar farm given green light

DISRUPTION: Next month’s Tour of Britain race will mean road closures across East Lancashire

Road closures for Aviva Tour of Britain revealed

Police were at the scene clearing up debris and slowing down traffic

Traffic slow after two-car smash in Clitheroe

DESIRABLE: Whalley town centre. Data shows residents in the Ribble Valley are among the happiest in the country

Ribble Valley the second best place to live in Britain, according to new survey

TOP OF THE WORLD: The jubilant team of cyclist from Oakhill College Whalley at John O’Groats

Teachers and students from Whalley take part in 951-mile cycling challenge

HAIR TODAY: Pavel Szylobryt before he shaved off his beard for charity

VIDEO: Photographer parts ways with his trademark beard of two years to support community

PROBLEM: Farmers estimate it costs them 30 to 32p to produce a litre of milk but are paid just 23.66p

Ribble Valley MP calls for action over price of milk

Spot check for taxis in safety crackdown

Spot check for taxis in safety crackdown

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Philip Rostron wants his speeding ticket overturned after he was caught at 36mph in a 30mph zone. He said the warning sign was impossible to read after it had been sprayed over by vandals

Businessman furious after being issued speeding ticket despite not being able to read 30mph sign

Ribble Valley Borough Council healthy lifestyles team has been delivering tai chi for a number of years

Ribble Valley pensioners offered free tai chi courses to prevent them falling at home

Duke of York, Grindleton

One of region's top pubs put up for sale

CHALLENGE: Steven Johnson and his whippet Betty with family friend Amelia Dickinson

Dad to run five miles every day for a year for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

INSPECTION: Chairman of Whalley in Bloom Michael Wedgeworth with judges Jeff Bates and Sue Wood

Organisers of Whalley in Bloom feeling positive after judges visit village

COLOURFUL: Lynne Goddard, Marie Greenall and Julia Andermann with the bunting

Flags will be displayed in market as Tour of Britain visits district

Mulbrick Clean Energy wants to build a solar farm within three separate fields adjacent to Little Snodworth Farm in Langho

Energy company submits controversial plans to create solar farm

BOOST: Presenting equipment are Supt Julian Platt, Chief Inspector Gareth Hughes, Ged Wright, Andrea Brown, police officer Cath Towler, facilities manager Patricia Davies and counselling co-ordinator Amanda Lloyd

Country house centre to help injured police officers recover undergoing major expansion

Proposed burial site at Langho

Proposed burial site at Langho

Man ‘failed’ by police smashes station windows causing £2,000 damage

Man ‘failed’ by police smashes station windows causing £2,000 damage

BRITANNIA: Youngsters lapped up the night of flag waving as the pomp and glory of the Proms came to Clitheroe Castle

1,500 people descended on Clitheroe to enjoy Last Night of the Proms

BIG DAY: Huge crowds attended the festival

IN PICTURES: Thousands enjoy fifth annual Clitheroe Food Festival

EXPANDING: The holiday leisure park near Gisburn

Caravan park plans could see up to 30 more spaces added to 295 already approved

The Dog Inn

Facebook campaign set up to save one of area’s most historic pubs

Blackburn magistrates ordered David Kerr Davidson to pay a total of £295 in penalties

Burnley man left with hefty bill after stealing CDs from skip

HAPPY: Kayleigh Haycroft and Stacey Nelson

Music event at Clitheroe Castle raises thousands for Cancer Research

Anson Bolton

Popular chef patron to leave pub

CLAWS OUT: Headteacher denies cats are in danger after Facebook storm over animals

CLAWS OUT: Headteacher denies cats are trapped at East Lancs school

INQUEST: Patients’ rooms overhauled after man takes his life at East Lancs health unit

INQUEST: Patients’ rooms overhauled after man takes his life at East Lancs health unit

Residents group voices concern over Clitheroe houses ahead of consultation

Residents group voices concern over Clitheroe houses ahead of consultation

Police hunt for yobs who hurled eggs at East Lancs pensioner

Police hunt for yobs who hurled eggs at East Lancs pensioner

John and Kate of  Holden Clough Nursery have continued their golden run after being awarded the prestigious RHS Gold medal at last week's RHS Tatton Park Flower. For the last 2 years the nursery has been awarded the top award at the show an

Holden Clough Nursery strikes gold at Tatton Park Flower Show

FIGHT: MP Nigel Evans with diabetes campaigners Sue Riley and Gordon Dixon

Ribble Valley MP backs diabetes campaign

AFTERMATH: Crews at the fire in Barrow which killed Nellie Shaw in March

Death of grandmother and former chip shop owner killed in ferocious fire ruled an accident

CONCERN: Councillor Ged Mirfin and MP Nigel Evans at the side of the “danger” road

Injured councillor in school pedestrian crossing plea after accident nightmare

The Queen has no say in the running of the portfolio

Profits from Queen’s Ribble Valley estate soar by 18 per cent

CYCLISTS: Charles Jepson, a retired geography teacher, head boy William Singleton, pupils Jacob McHugh and Daniel Riding and deputy head David Peel

Staff and pupils to pedal length of UK to help boost charities

HELP: Cal Hudson is going to Nepal to spend three months building a large, sustainable aquaponics system

Ribble Valley man heads for Nepal to introduce revolutionary agriculture scheme

Jonathan Hunt, 36

POLICE APPEAL: Man missing for 5 days may have attended Beat Herder festival

SONGWRITER: Ella Shaw has produced new recordings for The Foundation for Ribble Valley Families and for the Stay Drive, Stay Alive charity

Britain's Got Talent star Ella Shaw writes two new tracks ahead of homecoming concert

BEST OF ENEMIES: Danny Sebastian, left, with his bargain hunting foe for the day, southern auctioneer James Braxton

Clitheroe antiques expert to appear on BBC show

Ribble Valley village outrage over ‘unlawful’ plan move

Ribble Valley village outrage over ‘unlawful’ plan move


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