Warning: Graphic image: Horror as newborn lambs and sheep slaughtered in dog attack

Newborn lambs on a Burnley farm have been attacked and killed by a dog.

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.
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Cook Mary Coar is retiring after 20 years at St Michael and St John's RC Primary School, Clitheroe.

Popular primary school cook serves her last plates of food

A school cook who has been preparing and serving food to youngsters for the past 23 years is hanging up her apron.

Read Library before it closed.

Convenience store plans for ex-library

Plans have been submitted to use the former Read Library building as a convenience store.

Nigel Evans MP meets with representatives of the Clitheroe Fairtrade group Kerry Fletcher, Wendy Higson and Katy Holden.

MP meets with Fairtrade champions who want to boost trade and income for poorest farmers

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans has met with Fairtrade supporters in Clitheroe to discuss its future and how it can be improved.

Prince Charles will visit Clitheroe On Tues 21 March

Prince Charles to visit Clitheroe and BAE for the first time in over ten years

The Prince of Wales is scheduled to embark on his first visit to Clitheroe since 2003.
Primark will be opening in Burnley

Primark reveals opening dates for Burnley store

Shoppers will have to wait a little longer for the eagerly anticipated opening of Burnley’s first Primark store.
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Clitheroe's Lidl supermarket.

Lidl applies to extend its opening hours

Discount supermarket Lidl has applied to extend the opening hours at its Clitheroe store.

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Prince Charles on a past visit to Lancashire

Prince Charles to visit Lancashire

Prince Charles will be given a taste of Lancashire cheese when he makes a visit to the region next week.
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No matter which sector you chose, your job may not be secure, say union bosses

Nearly half of jobs in the North West ‘insecure’

Nearly half of jobs created in the North West since 2011 have been in insecure work, according to new analysis published by the TUC today.

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Laura Dover, David Edwards, Helen Griffin, Roger Spence, Jennifer Larton and Nick Booth. (s)

Law firm appoints new directors

A Clitheroe law firm has bolstered its senior management team after making a series of promotions.

The Red Pump Inn at Bashall Eaves.

Public house’s yurts plans up for approval

An application to site four yurts in the grounds of a Ribble Valley Grade II Listed pub is being discussed by planners this week.

Bob Tasker, who was the driving force behind his family business, has died at the age of 92.

Tributes for former head of one of Lancashire's best known family firms

A driving force behind one of Lancashire’s best known family firms has died at the age of 92.

Citywing has announced it has ceased trading.

Blackpool to Isle of Man flights scrapped after company announces liquidates

Passengers have been left stranded after air operator Citywing announces it has ceased trading.

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New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

A total of 77 drivers were stopped and handed tough new penalties as part of a week of action to catch motorists using mobile phones behind the wheel.
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The Chainsmokers, who have made musical history on a level with legends, The Beatles and the Bee Gees.

This band are a smokin' hot combo

Fresh from their debut at The Brit Awards, The Chainsmokers stormed into Manchester for their one night sell out show at Manchester Academy and judging by the length of the queue (right round the block) I could tell it was going to be a top night.

Radio Two DJ Chris Evans.

Chatburn butcher's pork pie praised by top BBC radio presenter

An award-winning Chatburn family butcher's pork pie received high praise from top BBC Two radio presenter Chris Evans this morning.

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BUDGET 2017: As it happened

What did the Budget hold for Lancashire?
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BUDGET 2017: What will the Budget hold for Lancashire?

BUDGET 2017: What will the Budget hold for Lancashire?

Businesses and households across Lancashire were today eagerly awaiting Chancellor Philip Hammond’s last ever Spring Budget.

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A photo from a tweet by @MarkUmpl of his malfunctioning SSE smart meter. Big Six provider SSE said it had launched an urgent investigation into the errant devices, one of which warned a customer they had bust their daily budget by nearly three million per cent.

£33,000 for just one day's power! Energy giant apologises over malfunctioning smart meters

Shocked customers of a major energy company have received an apology after malfunctioning smart meters said they would be charged up to £33,000 for one day's power.

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