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The late Mrs Nellie Shaw. (s)

Photo of the Day: March 29th

Steve Bradley has sent in this brilliant shot of the moon he captured from Colne.

The late Mrs Nellie Shaw. (s)

Photo of the Day: March 28th

John Toms spotted this ‘rasta sheep’ whilst he was out walking.

Jack Wilson's book

Clitheroe war hero policeman pens his life story

A war hero who braved Nazi U-boats to ensure vital supplies reached the Allies during the Second World War has written a biography based on his life experiences.

Stephen Berkins

Burnley butcher Stephen dies aged 52

One of Burnley’s best-known butchers, Stephen Birkins, has died aged just 52 after a long battle with cancer.

Continental Market

International market heading for Clitheroe at Easter

PAELLA, perogi and posh pork pies, churros, cheese and chutney – some of the finest foods and artisan products in Europe will be up for grabs at Clitheroe Market this Easter.

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Olly Murs who will unveil his waxwork in Blackpool on Monday

Olly in town to unveil waxwork

Fans of singer Olly Murs can get a glimpse of the star when he visits Blackpool on Monday to unveil his waxwork figure at Madame Tussauds.

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Virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie is one of a host of music stars who have performed at Ribchester Festivals.

2015 Ribchester Festival will be last

This year’s Ribchester Music Festival will be the last, a victim of rising costs and falling income, the organisers have announced.

Clitheroe band Good Foxy

Clitheroe band in final of top Manchester contest

Clitheroe band Good Foxy are through to the finals of one of the north’s top competitions for showcasing emerging talent.

Mark Crabtree, AMS Neve

Sam Smith records Comic Relief track on Burnley console

Oscar-winning Burnley business AMS Neve has played a special part in this year’s Comic Relief celebrations – music superstar Sam Smith used equipment the business manufactured to record the track in LA.

Ribblesdale High School's production of the Broadway musical 'Annie'

Ribblesdale students present ‘Annie’ at The Grand

Following highly competitive auditions and several months of intensive rehearsals, The Grand at Clitheroe opened its doors to two highly acclaimed performances of the classic musical “Annie” performed by Ribblesdale High School pupils.

Theatre rss

Dress rehearsal for

Review: “And Then There Were None”, ACE Centre

A classic whodunnit is being played out at the ACE Centre, Nelson, this week.

Ribblesdale High School's production of the Broadway musical 'Annie'

Ribblesdale students present ‘Annie’ at The Grand

Following highly competitive auditions and several months of intensive rehearsals, The Grand at Clitheroe opened its doors to two highly acclaimed performances of the classic musical “Annie” performed by Ribblesdale High School pupils.

Your chance to win a family ticket to watch Room on the Broom at The Lowry, Salford Quays

Competition: Win tickets to watch Room on the Broom at The Lowry, Salford Quays

Fans of the Julia Donaldson classic Room on the Broom can see the fun show at The Lowry in Manchester over Easter.

Actor Brian Blessed, who performed at The Grand Theatre this week, has been made an honorary patron. (s)

Brian Blessed: ‘Clitheroe is my second home now’

British acting legend Brian Blessed has been appointed the honorary patron of Clitheroe’s Grand Theatre.

Sarah Vezmar as Beatrice Farrar, Tristan Brooke as Alan Jeffcote. Photo: Ian Tilton

Theatre review: Hindle Wakes, Octagon Theatre, Bolton

This is a delightful story that never loses its appeal no matter how many times it is re-told.

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Olly Murs who will unveil his waxwork in Blackpool on Monday

Olly in town to unveil waxwork

Fans of singer Olly Murs can get a glimpse of the star when he visits Blackpool on Monday to unveil his waxwork figure at Madame Tussauds.

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Dress rehearsal for

Review: “And Then There Were None”, ACE Centre

A classic whodunnit is being played out at the ACE Centre, Nelson, this week.

Virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie is one of a host of music stars who have performed at Ribchester Festivals.

2015 Ribchester Festival will be last

This year’s Ribchester Music Festival will be the last, a victim of rising costs and falling income, the organisers have announced.

Wine tasting on pendle Left to right-  Nick Mills, Tom Lorimer and Matt Ward

Pendle Hill destination for New Zealand wine expert

A New Zealand wine expert got more than he bargained for when he agreed to host a wine tasting supper at the Assheton Arms in Downham.

The late Mrs Nellie Shaw. (s)

Barrow fire tragedy gran’s home was ‘heaven on earth’

Tributes have been paid to a Ribble Valley grandmother who died after a recent fire at her home in Barrow.

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Photo of the Day: March 27th

Peter Stawicki captured Turf Moor packed to the rafters from Burnley Golf Club.

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Photo of the Day: March 26th

Kevin Robinson captured this sunset on the Long Causeway in Cliviger.

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Photo of the Day: March 25th

Today’s colourful entry of Spring Crocus basking in the Spring sun was sent in by Stewart Collinge.

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Photo of the Day: March 24th

Kelly Dewhurst has sent in this wonderful sunset she captured from Brunshaw.

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Photo of the Day: March 19th

Kevin Robinson captured this unusual photo of the sun reflecting through a window in Cliviger.

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