TalkTalk hit by massive cyber attack

TalkTalk has said it has been affected by the same cyber attack that left Post Office broadband customers without an internet connection.

The Rev Jim Corrigall minister at Padiham Unitarian Chapel which has become the first in the area to be approved to carry out same sex weddings.

Padiham church makes history as first in the area to marry gay couples

A church in Padiham has made history by becoming the first in the area to gain approval to hold same sex weddings.
Major retailer Primark has announced it is coming to Burnley

Major boost for Burnley as Primark announces it is coming to town

One of the biggest and best known names on the high street is coming to Burnley.
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The academy will also offer education sessions for five to 14-year-old schoolchildren.

Aerospace giant opens new training academy in Samlesbury

Aerospace giant BAE Systems has opened a new £15 million training academy in a huge boost for the skills of current and future employees.

David and Lisa Talbot are appealing to dog walkers to clean up after their pets

Lancashire farmer’s clear-up call to dog owners after loss of calves

A LANCASHIRE farmer is urging dog owners to clear up after their animals after 16 of his cows aborted after eating contaminated grass.

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Ribblesdale High School, Clitheroe.

Valley schools could lose 30 teaching posts

The National Union of Teachers and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers have issued the stark  warning that England’s schools are now experiencing the largest cuts in funding in more than a generation.

Robin Couple print by Rebecca Christian who will be selling funny cards and art prints at the Etsy market

Etsy Christmas market to take place in Preston this weekend

Crafty online sellers Etsy are holding an 'Etsy Made Local Christmas Market' in Preston this weekend (2–4 December).
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Rotarians enjoy a behind the scenes tour around Clitheroe's Holmes Mill.

Rotarians enjoy a behind the scenes tour

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? True, that’s what it normally means and there are many places like that in our vicinity but it wasn’t rivers, streams, fields and hills that Clitheroe and Ribblesdale Rotarians were interested in recently.

Mark Warnes, Property and Portfolio Director, Hoseasons (left) with Ribblesdale Lodges owner Guy Hindley and his award. Photo by Darren Cool.

Lodges crowned best in North of England

Gisburn lodge park, Ribblesdale Lodges, has been presented with a top regional tourism award by holiday firm Hoseasons.

Two lanes are currently closed on the M6

Delays on the M6 between junctions 18 and 17 southbound due to serious accident

The accident, which involved two lorries and one car, happened at around 11.30am this morning (28, November).

Ella Shaw sings with Clitheroe's The Grand choir at the Clitheroe Christmas lights switch on.

Singing star Ella lights up the town

Top songstress Ella Shaw of Britain’s Got Talent fame warmed the hearts of shoppers on Saturday as she switched on the Christmas lights and sang carols in Clitheroe Market.

Services are expected to be disrupted until 1pm today.

UPDATE: Line reopened but major delays still affecting train services to Manchester

Some train services to Manchester are delayed or have been cancelled following an earlier train derailment in Eccles.
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Football coach Barry Bennell whose abuse of young men in his care has prompted Crewe Alexandria to launch a review of how the allegations were handled

Overnight news digest - More than 20 ex-footballers report abuse, prisoner suicide hits epidemic levels and May to host summit ahead of Article 50

Catch up with all the latest overnight national news with our morning roundup

The boarded up door and the notice that has been put up at Clitheroe's Santander bank following last night's robbery.

Investigations continue into Clitheroe bank armed robbery

Investigations are ongoing after armed robbers targeted a vehicle delivering cash to a Clitheroe bank.

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Estate agent Tom Turner who has returned to work in Read after a spell Down Under

No place like home for estate agent Tom

From Pendle Hill to Down Under and back... estate agent Tom Turner has a world of experience to draw on.

'Hidden workforce' key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK

'Hidden workforce' key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK

A hidden workforce of stay at home mums and dads could hold the key to small business growth and provide a huge boost the UK economy.

Nigel Evans MP visiting Whalley Viaduct.

Investment to protect iconic viaduct and reduce flood risk

An iconic railway viaduct which carries vital passenger and freight services through the county is being strengthened thanks to a £1.6m investment by Network Rail.

The sign on St Paul's Street, Clitheroe.

Residents’ air their concern about Low Moor road works

Residents in the Low Moor area of Clitheroe say road works due to start on Friday could prove a “great inconvenience”.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond reads through his Autumn Statement in his office in 11 Downing Street, London

Overnight news digest - Hammond to help workers and NHS labs at 'tipping point'

Catch up with all the latest news with our quick round-up of this morning's headlines

Philip Hammond will promise new money for broadband

UPDATED: Autumn Statement 2016

The National Living Wage is to increase by 30p an hour to £7.50 next year, but unions will continue to campaign for the rate to be extended to younger workers.

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