‘Idiotic’ youths throw fireworks at cars in Brierfield

Police are investigating the actions of a group of “idiotic” youths who were seen throwing fireworks into the road and passing vehicles in Brierfield earlier this evening.

One of the alleged shoplifters.

Police appeal after Clitheroe shoplifting incidents

Police are appealing for information after items were allegedly stolen from a Clitheroe chemist.

Simon Fielding. (s)

Rogue trader warning issued after man jailed

East Lancashire residents are being urged to beware of rogue traders after a man was jailed for three years and  six months for conning pensioners out of more than £180,000.
Police appeal after bike theft

Police appeal after expensive bike theft

Police are appealing for information after a mountain bike worth £1,500 was stolen from Pendleton.

View from Clitheroe Castle.

Police and council have no record of poisoning allegations in Clitheroe

Alarming reports of dogs falling ill through poison being left on the grassed areas of Clitheroe Castle park have been posted on the social networking site Facebook.

News 1
Road is blocked following collision.

Road reopens following smash at Ribble Valley accident blackspot

Police have reopened the road at Portfield Bar between Clitheroe and Whalley following a smash earlier this morning.

Transport 1
stock will writing

Support vital hospice by making Will

Ribble Valley residents have the chance to have a free Will written for a charity fundraiser.

Stock picture of a police officer on the beat to go with story about levels of fitness among Lancashire police officers

Lancashire Police looking to recruit from diverse backgrounds

Lancashire Constabulary is looking to recruit 160 new officers.

Crime 1
Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans is supporting a campaign to ban the death penalty worldwide

MP backs campaign to ban death penalty around the world

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans is throwing his support behind a campaign to abolish the death penalty globally.

Politics 2
Police appeal after locker thefts

Police appeal after Ribblesdale Pool locker thefts

A VW Golf was stolen from a Clitheroe leisure centre after thieves broke into a locker and swiped the keys.

Lancashire Conservative MEP Sajad Karim

Lancashire MEP asked to lead investigation into UKIP "altercation".

The decision to refer yesterday's incident involving North West UKIP MEP Steven Woolfe to the European Parliament's Code of Conduct Advisory Committee has been welcomed by committee chairman Sajjad Karim.

TRAGIC: Kayley Jayne Howson

Tragic Kayley’s abuser finally jailed

A man who indecently assaulted a young girl from Burnley while she was on holiday with her family in Egypt has been jailed.

Stolen car in 100mph police chase stopped by stinger

Stolen car in 100mph police chase stopped by stinger

A stolen car was pursued at speeds of up to 126mph on a chase through the Ribble Valley.

Crime 1
Sabden villagers are being urged to report incidents of vandalism and damage to the police

Ring the police is appeal to Sabden villagers after wave of vandalism

An appeal for villagers to report incidents of vandalism and anti-social behaviour to the police has been made in a close-knit community.

News 1
Burnley Crown Court

Police chief welcomes sentencing of wine bar fracas trio

The police officer in charge of the case of a business owner and his two sons, who were ordered to carry out unpaid work for their role in a violent disturbance outside a Ribble Valley wine bar, has welcomed their sentences.


Family members sentenced following wine bar disturbance

A well-known business owner and his two sons have been ordered to carry out unpaid work for their role in a violent disturbance outside a Ribble Valley wine bar.

Crime 4
Police ask motorists to keep vehicles secure

Motorists warned to keep cars locked at all times

"Don't be an easy target" - that's the message of Clitheroe Police after five vehicles were broken into in Whalley.

Crime 1
CCTV - police appeal

CCTV footage of man police want to speak to

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to in connection to a spate of thefts.

Police appeal

10-year-old Nelson girl grabbed by man after he offered her sweets

Police are appealing for information after a 10-year-old girl was grabbed by the wrists by a man in Nelson.

Shajan Indian Restaurant. (s)

Restaurant will take action over mouse in curry claim

A Ribble Valley Indian restaurant owner has instructed his solicitors to start court proceedings against a customer who claimed to have discovered a mouse in their food while enjoying a curry at the award-winning restaurant.

Crime 6
Load more