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Demolition of inn marks end of an era for Ribble Valley

The landscape of the Ribble Valley is set to change forever when one of the area's most famous hotels is demolished.
Quality Street first hit the shelves in 1936

Sweet news for Quality Street fans as Toffee Deluxe returns for Christmas

Nestle's Toffee Deluxe chocolate is returning to Quality Street tubs in time for Christmas after its removal last year caused uproar among confectionery fans.

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New figures show a rise in the proportion of youngsters missing lessons for family trips

Nearly one in 10 pupils took term-time holidays in last year

Almost one in 10 pupils in England took time off school for term-time holidays last year.

Public Health England (PHE) has issued advice

Don't prepare food for 48 hours to avoid spreading vomiting bug, sufferers told

People affected by the vomiting bug norovirus should avoid preparing food for two days to avoid spreading it to others, experts have warned.

Many would like to see tougher action against those who cycle aggressively

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Four out of five people would back tougher penalties for all road users, including cyclists, who break the rules of the road, a new study shows.


Take a look at the amazing images competing for Wildlife Photographer of Year

A photojournalist's image of a black rhino with its horns hacked off has seen him named Wildlife Photographer of Year.
Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month, new figures show.

Loans could be written off

Threshold hike for student loan repayments could see 75% written off

Theresa May's decision to raise the threshold for repaying student loans could lead to three quarters of them being written off and it would be simpler and fairer to cut tuition fees, a think tank has said.

Luckily there were no serious injuries

Woman cut free from car on busy road

A woman had to be cut free from her car after crashing into a ditch near a busy road.
Coun. Ged Mirfin with county councillor Schofield calling for motorists to slow down

Traffic calming bid to put brakes on speeders

New traffic calming measures are to be introduced in a Ribble Valley village in a bid to slow down drivers ignoring the speed limit.

Former St Augustine's pupils Evie Hurst and Tom Muldoon who gained grade 9s and A*s across all subjects in their GCSEs.

Trio of schools are in the county’s top 10

Three Ribble Valley secondary schools have been listed in the top 10 of schools in Lancashire for pupil progression.

Printed Cup Company is highly commended at the North West regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017.

Clitheroe cup company awarded for growing its own talent

Clitheroe firm the Printed Cup Company has been highly commended at the North West regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017.

Tony Pilkington presents the cheque to Charlotte Hammond and Ross Hibbert with Hamilton, Blake, Charlie, Jamie and Lexi.

Clitheroe Wolves disabled youngsters’ footy team given £250

A donation for £250 has been presented to a football team set up to remove some of the obstacles faced by young disabled people who would like to play the sport.

Parliamentary changes are being considered

Ribble Valley to be carved up in radical proposals

Villages across the Ribble Valley could be cut adrift while the rest of the borough forms part of a huge new parliamentary constituency if radical boundary changes are enacted.

Search your copy of this week's Clitheroe Advertiser for a Golden Ticket.

Search continues for Golden Tickets

It’s a rollover week for the Golden Ticket with this week’s lucky winner having the privilege of lighting the town’s firework display.

Sue Bibby.

Alzheimer’s Society recognises Ribble Valley dementia group

The Ribble Valley Dementia Action Alliance has received recognition from the Alzheimer’s Society for delivering the Alzheimer’s strategy for Dementia Friendly Communities in Ribble Valley.

The late John Honeywell

Farewell Captain! Tributes paid to respected journalist

Tributes are pouring in following the death of a well-respected and much-liked former journalist.

Kathryn and John are backing National Adoption Week.

Inspiring Ribble Valley couple back adoption plea

It’s a Christmas gift from his parents - a tree for his first owned home - which will symbolise Andrew’s second chance at family life.

Be brave and don't shave this December.

Decembeard: North West ready to tackle bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer UK is calling on all men to grow a beard this December to raise awareness and money to support vital research and lifesaving work to stop bowel cancer.

Manor House celebrations

Chatburn home scoops national award

Staff and residents at The Manor House Nursing and Residential Home are celebrating after receiving their platinum level National Gold Standards Framework accreditation.

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