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Pink bird sighted in Clitheroe

Have you seen this unusual looking bird flying around the rooftops of Clitheroe?

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious accident on the A59.

Appeal after serious accident on the A59

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was left with serious head injuries following a serious accident on the A59.

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Mitton Hall where the ladies winter lunch was held.

Club raises record amount of £55k

A record number of guests attended Ribble Valley Macmillan Cancer Support 100 Club's ladies winter lunch during which it was announced that the club has raised £55,000 in the last financial year.

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The Fairtrade Town logo.

Raise your cuppa to a fair deal for farmers

Members of Clitheroe’s Fairtrade group are calling for people to help farmers in developing countries during Fairtrade Fortnight.

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Lord David Waddington

Lord Waddington dies aged 87

Lord David Waddington, who was Ribble Valley MP for seven years, has died aged 87.

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Reckless driver video goes viral

This was the moment Clitheroe businessman Matthew Taylor confronted a driver he witnessed overtaking his car and five others at high speed, narrowly avoiding oncoming traffic on the A59.

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Residents in Lancashire have been warned to expect heavy rain all day on Saturday with the possibility of localised flooding and minor travel disruption.

YELLOW WARNING: Met office issue rain warning for Lancashire

The Met Office have issued a yellow severe weather warning for rain in Lancashire.

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Sheila Carter, an artist, businesswoman and mum of five who has died.

Businesswoman, artist and mum Sheila was a woman ahead of her time

An artist, businesswoman and mother of five, who was the epitome of a woman before her time, has died at the age of 87.
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Storm Doris develops into ‘Weather Bomb’ say Met Office officials

Storm Doris has rapidly deepened over the last 24 hours as it has under gone what the Met Office call Explosive Cyclogenisis making it a Weather Bomb.
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The fast lane of the M65 was  blocked this morning after a car crashed into the central reservation at junction eight.

Motorway blocked after rush hour collision

Rush hour traffic was delayed this morning after a car crashed into the central reservation on the M65.

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Electricity NW drafts in extra engineers in advance of Storm Doris

Electricity NW drafts in extra engineers in advance of Storm Doris

Electricity North West, the Lancashire's power network operator, has drafted in extra engineers to help keep the lights on and repair any potential damage caused by Storm Doris.
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AS IT HAPPENED: Storm Doris in Lancashire

Storm Doris is set to arrive in Lancashire at around 6am on 23 February and we'll be here to bring you all the latest updates.
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Left to right  - Eric Tamanis, Executive Director at Progress Housing Group, John Healey, Shadow Housing Minister, Jennifer Mein, Leader of County Council, Jacqui De-Rose, Chief Executive at Progress Housing Group and South Ribble Borough Councillor, Matthew Tomlinson.

Shadow Housing Minister’s pledge for more affordable homes in Lancashire

Lancashire will get more affordable homes to help tackle the country’s housing crisis.

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The beautiful Ribble Valley has been voted as the sixth best place to live in the UK in a new TV show.

Ribble Valley voted one of top places to live in UK

The Ribble Valley has come out tops again in a search to find the best places to live in the UK.

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The Met Office have upgraded their warning for Lancashire to 'Amber' as storm Doris heads to the UK.

AMBER WARNING: Storm Doris set to batter Lancashire with winds of up to 80mph

The Met Office have upgraded their warning for Lancashire to 'Amber' as storm Doris heads to the UK.

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A Clitheroe student was charged with drink-driving.

Driving ban for student caught over drink-drive limit

A Clitheroe student was caught almost twice the drink-drive limit after he stopped to chat with his friend in a Spar car park, a court heard.

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Quad bikes targeted in theft spate

There have been 14 incidents involving the theft or attempted theft of quad and motocross type vehicles since the beginning of January.

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Lincoln City footballer Sam Habergham with his parents Linda and Richard

Habergham's history boys in search of ancestors

A famous name from the past, which came back to haunt Burnley during Lincoln City’s historic FA Cup victory, is seeking to unearth more history.
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Langho children with their station artwork. (s)

Children's art work creates warm welcome for rail users

Two pieces of art work designed by local primary school pupils who entered a logo competition has been unveiled at Langho railway station.

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Patient ambassador Sophie Ainsworth. (s)

Sophie flying the flag for young patients

A Valley teenager has been rewarded for her outstanding contribution to patient and public involvement at the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards.

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