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BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.
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Coun. Ged Mirfin

Public voice to be heard loud and clear?

A Ribble Valley councillor is calling for members of the public to be given more time to have their say.

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Police warning

Police warning after man offers sweets to child outside primary school

Police have issued a warning about a man offering sweets to children outside a primary school.
Crime
The M65

Delays on M65 following HGV fire

Police have closed one lane of the M65 motorway after a heavy goods vehicle caught fire.
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Do you know this man? Police are keen to identify him in connection to an aggravated burglary in Burnley.

Police appeal for suspected burglar

Do you recognise this man?

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The new Snap Map

VIDEO: Everything you need to know about Snapchat's new location sharing Snap Map - according to Snapchat

Social media service Snapchat has introduced a new tracker in its latest update allowing people to see the exact location of their friends.
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Girlguides chilling and filling

Ribble Valley Girl Guides just wanna have fun!

A chocolate fondue, spa relaxation and designing an evening outdoor game were all named as favourites of a spectacular weekend enjoyed by 11 members of The Senior Section from Girlguiding Ribble Valley.

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Affordable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing the council

Get your name on the affordable housing waiting list

Ribble Valley residents looking for affordable housing are advised to register on the borough’s housing waiting list.

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The cash will give girls football a tremendous boost.

Cash investment for Clitheroe football field

Football pitches at Roefield, Clitheroe, are top of the league thanks to a £10,000 investment by Ribble Valley Borough Council and Clitheroe Wolves FC.

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Edisford Primary School children and the Minion are ready to welcome guests to their new nature garden.

Mini beasts and bugs are checking into their own Ribble Valley VIP hotel

Bed, breakfast and evening meals are being laid on for a variety of creepy crawlies at a village primary school.

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Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Burnley

Stay safe around water warning

The charity that looks after many of the rivers and canals across Lancashire is urging people, especially teenagers, to stay out of the water this summer and find alternative ways to cool down.

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Youngsters at Balderstone Primary School battle it out on the  netball court during their sports and fitness week.

Fitness and fun are life lessons for sporty Balderstone students

A school staged a fun packed week in a drive to raise the profile of sport and the importance of keeping fit and active.

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West Coast Mainline

Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

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The Maureen Cookson fashion show at the Three Fishes in Whalley for CANW. The Maureen Cookson fashion show at the Three Fishes in Whalley for CANW. Left to right Claire Books (Co Ordinator) with models left to right Christine Fearn, Pam Holden and Kath Porter and MC Hilary Cookson. (s)

New charity initiative helps fashion fans raise funds for Ribble Valley youngsters

Customers at one of the Ribble Valley’s best loved fashion stores are being given the chance to support young people with mental health issues every time they shop by adding a £1 donation to their purchases.

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Bibi Heal, one of the stars of the Voices of Craven which ends with a finale concert this weekend.

Concert finale will be celebration of budding and professional talent

A grand finale concert will round off a spectacular event where budding singers have been encouraged to make their voices heard.
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Forecasters warn that the stormy weather could see some areas affected by localised flooding with a possible disruption to power supplies.

YELLOW WEATHER WARNING: Torrential downpours and possible hail for the north west

A yellow weather warning for torrential rain, hail and thunderstorms has been issued for the north west, say the Met Office.

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The devastating fire in London

Homes offered to victims of Grenfell Tower blaze

Ribble Valley Conservative councillors have offered to help house some of the homeless victims of the Grenfell Tower in Kensington on a temporary or permanent basis .

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The Rotary Foundation is 100 years old this month.

Celebrating a century of Rotary charity

While the Rotary organisation is 112 years old, its own charity, the Rotary Foundation is 100 years old this month and to celebrate Rotarians are staging a special exhibition of their work, together with a service of reflection and celebration at Blackburn Cathedral.

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The dangerous junction of Pendle Road and the A59.

Anger as long-awaited accident black spot roundabout delayed

A scheme to build a long-awaited roundabout at a notorious accident black spot has been delayed to the anger and frustration of local councillors.
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Free padlocks offered

Residents offered free padlocks and home security checks

Free padlocks and home security checks are on offer to Ribble Valley residents in a bid to combat outbuilding burglaries.

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