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Manchester’s Victoria station set to reopen

Manchester’s Victoria station will reopen from tomorrow, it has been announced.

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Skipton Building Society is opening its doors to those who want to make donations to help the victims of the Manchester Arena terrorist attack.

Building Society open its doors to people wanting to donate to Manchester appeal

Skipton Building Society is making it possible for people wanting to donate money to support families of those killed and injured in the Manchester Arena terrorist attack.

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Dr Grant McKeating.

Patient care is still first priority for Valley’s former ‘flying doctor’

Around 15 years ago Dr Grant McKeating was a man you would never hope to come face to face with.

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Ribble Valley Borough Council refuse manager Kevin Rushton.

Calendars remind residents of bin days

Calendars outlining refuse collection dates have been stuck to wheeled bins throughout the borough.

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A 3D Redshift rep will be speaking at the GMSA Mobile World Congress in Shanghai.

From Hapton to Shanghai: Local VR company mixing it with the big hitters

Already well-versed in the realm of Virtual Reality marketing, a Hapton-based firm is set to give a key presentation at the GMSA Mobile World Congress in Shanghai later this year as the company looks to secure its place at the forefront of a "revolution."

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Staff and friends at The Emporium's 20th birthday party. (s)

Staff are reunited at Clitheroe success story's 20th anniversary

Staff from the past two decades let their hair down at a party to celebrate the 20th birthday of Clitheroe coffee shop, wine bar, brasserie and interior design store, The Emporium.

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Katy Atkinson.

Paper cup company appoints human resources manager

Printed Cup Company has appointed experienced human resources professional Katy Atkinson as HR Manager.

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Wedding Photographer, Peter Anslow (right), with wedding dress designer, Ian Stuart.

Wedding photographer nominated for prestigious award

After thousands of blissfully happy brides and grooms cast their votes, a local wedding photographer has been shortlisted for a prestigious accolade at the Great Northern Wedding Awards.
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There's been a spring swoop on taxis and private hire vehicles.

Notices issued in taxi enforcement swoop

Two private hire drivers received advisory notices and one had their vehicle taken off the road during a swoop by council officers and police.

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Ribble FM DJ John Nicoll. (s)

Special surprise delivery for hungry radio station staff

DJs at community radio station Ribble FM are appealing for an anonymous benefactor to come forward so they can say thank you ... for their pizza delivery.

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The Old Oak roundabout in Longridge where a HGV got stuck this week

Campaigners united against Blackburn Road industrial estate

Campaigners are stepping up their fight against controversial plans for a new industrial estate neighbouring Hillside School near Longridge.

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Firefighters extinguished an agricultural vehicle on fire yesterday evening.

Firefighters tackle Waddington blaze

Two fire crews from Clitheroe were called out to an agricultural vehicle on fire in Waddington.

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Demolition in progress - the site of the former H.J. Berry and Sons  chair works

A final farewell to Berry’s chair works factory

Going, going, almost gone ... a landmark former Lancashire chair works in Chipping will soon be consigned to the pages of history - literally.

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Mike Wedgeworth MBE.

Mike’s appointment will strengthen NHS board of directors

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has strengthened its board of directors with the appointment of Whalley man Mike Wedgeworth MBE as the Trust’s newest associate non-executive director.

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more and more people relying on foodbanks

Food handouts in the Ribble Valley continue to soar

Statistics reveal the number of people in the Ribble Valley forced to rely on food banks to feed their family is increasing on a yearly basis.

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Moto are warning people to expect more traffic than usual

M6 closures to take place next week

The M6 is scheduled to close for two consecutive nights to allow essential work to be carried out to a footbridge, says a motorway service provider.
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Jockey Sam Twiston-Davies (left), Owner Trevor Hemmings and trainer by Paul Nicholls celebrate after Vincente won The Coral Scottish Grand National Handicap Steeple Chase during Coral Scottish Grand National Day at Ayr Racecourse.

Preston North End owner adds millions to his fortune

Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings has added £125m to his vast wealth in the past year, according to the latest Sunday Times Rich List published today.

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Scarlett Moffatt surprises locals in Clitheroe, with free takeaway, to celebrate the rollout of EE's superfast 4G network in the area.

I'm a Celebrity star delivers Clitheroe takeaway's pizzas

I’m a Celebrity star Scarlett Moffatt, who features in the latest EE advert where she swapped grubs for takeaways, has led a fleet of EE Super-Fast Food delivery drivers to Clitheroe.
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Primark

Primark set to launch bridal collection

Here comes the bride... all dressed in Primark apparently.
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Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

Rail travellers across the north west have been hit by train strikes as Northern employees walked-out in a dispute over the role of guards.

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