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UK employees do £30,000-worth of work during lunch breaks

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The funeral will take place on Thursday

War veteran to receive fitting send-off after public appeal

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Police tape off Santander bank, Clitheroe, after the robbery to carry out investigations

Police renew appeal after Clitheroe bank robbery

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Prince Harry during his visit to St Michaels in 2016

Harry in return visit to village devastated by floods

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Ribble Valley youngsters learn about another faith

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Music notes helped to raise pound notes for charity

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Cricket and rounders teams meet to celebrate achievements

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Model railway fans on track for annual exhibition

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Brits are notoriously over-packers when it comes to holidays abroad.

Sun seeking Brits are paying the price for being a nation of over-packers

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former police officer Jayson Lobo

Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport
The money is designated as a cost recovery fee to reimburse police forces

Money collected by police from speeding drivers on courses rises by nearly a third

Transport
Many would like to see tougher action against those who cycle aggressively

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Transport
Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Transport
Coun. Ged Mirfin with county councillor Schofield calling for motorists to slow down

Traffic calming bid to put brakes on speeders

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Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime
Police urge car owners to lock their cars

Motorists in Whalley warned to lock cars

Crime

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Crime
Police are investigating the report of an alleged rape in Clitheroe.

Police appeal after alleged rape of woman (18) in Clitheroe

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Ribble Valley youngsters learn about another faith

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New figures show a rise in the proportion of youngsters missing lessons for family trips

Nearly one in 10 pupils took term-time holidays in last year

Education
Former St Augustine's pupils Evie Hurst and Tom Muldoon who gained grade 9s and A*s across all subjects in their GCSEs.

Trio of schools are in the county’s top 10

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Loans could be written off

Threshold hike for student loan repayments could see 75% written off

Education

University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Education

UK employees do £30,000-worth of work during lunch breaks

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Lenders have been tweaking the rates they are offering upwards in recent weeks

Could your finances withstand rising mortgage rates?

Business
View from the base of St Walburges church steeple, looking down on Fylde Junction and the northern exit from Preston station in July 2009. This area was the site of the old Preston steam loco shed which was destroyed by fire in 1961

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport
Networks are overcharging loyal customers an average 22 a month

Some of largest mobile phone providers 'routinely overcharging loyal customers'

Business

New officers welcomed to Valley’s Labour branch

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Parliamentary changes are being considered

Ribble Valley to be carved up in radical proposals

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Burnley MP Julie Cooper, Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans and Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson will see their constituencies change

Ballot box carve up and fewer MPs on the cards

Politics
Julie Ward is pictured second left with CRGS politics student Imn Chaudhry far right.

Clitheroe politics student’s visit to European Parliament

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Across the UK, 35 million plastic bottles and 20 million aluminium cans are sold every day

Councils could save £35m from cashback schemes for bottles and cans

Environment

Harry in return visit to village devastated by floods

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Take a look at the amazing images competing for Wildlife Photographer of Year

Offbeat
The tropical storm was named a hurricane overnight

Britain set to be lashed by Ophelia's tail on anniversary of great storm

Environment
Michael Fish giving his infamous weather forecast in 1987

Michael Fish would not have got 1987 storm spot-on, even with supercomputer

Environment

Ask an expert: Why has my husband been so bad tempered and stressed since our baby was born?

Health
Most still feel youthful because they have a positive outlook on life

Brits are not officially 'over the hill' until the age of 83

Health
Public Health England (PHE) has issued advice

Don't prepare food for 48 hours to avoid spreading vomiting bug, sufferers told

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Sue Bibby.

Alzheimer’s Society recognises Ribble Valley dementia group

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Be brave and don't shave this December.

Decembeard: North West ready to tackle bowel cancer

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