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Holidaymaker's appeal for lost engagement ring

A 38-year-old mum-of-one has made an emotional appeal after losing her engagement ring while on holiday in the Ribble Valley.

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Blacksticks Bue 10k road race.

All’s set for Whitechapel’s Blacksticks Blue 10K Road Race

The annual Blacksticks Blue 10K Road Race and Fun Run takes place on Sunday, May 7.

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A previous Cockerham Tractor run.

All’s set for tractor Cockerham Tractor Run

Organisers of Cockerham Tractor Run, which is now in its fifth year, are hoping for another spectacular turnout on Saturday, May 6 from both entrants and supporters alike.

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Charity football tournament and fund raising day will be in honour of tragic teen Oliver

Charity football tournament and fund raising day will be in honour of tragic teen Oliver

Hundreds of people are expected to go along to a grand charity football match and fund raising day in honour of  a popular teenager who died in January.

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An artist's impression of the exterior of the Bowland Food Hall.

Exciting new food hall set to showcase the tastes of Bowland

Food and drink producers from Bowland are lining up to showcase their wares at the Bowland Food Hall, opening at the end of May.

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Youngsters from Bowland Montessori Pre-School learning road safety tips a couple of years ago from school crossing patrol officer Jacqueline Devine.

Closure threat over popular pre-school

A Clitheroe pre-school may be forced to close its doors after a recent Ofsted inspection deemed its offering “inadequate”.

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Left to right: David Alder, LMCRP Treasurer, Catherine Huddleston, Partnership Officer, Colin Speakman, DBCIC, Gerald Townson, LMCRP Chairman, and Paul Chattwood, DBCIC, before recent discussions at Bentham station.

Bowland Explorer will connect rural communities

A new bus service running through the heart of the Forest of Bowland is to be launched at the beginning of May.

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The current state of Howgill Lane, Gisburn.

MP calls for urgent action on the borough's potholes

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans is calling for urgent action to be taken on the borough’s potholes.
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The council is due to dig it up Chatburn Road roundabout.

Second round of works to busy roundabout

Business owners have vented their fury after a second round of work in five months is set to begin at one of Clitheroe’s busiest junctions.

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Strike up the band for the finale of popular concerts

Strike up the band for the finale of popular concerts

A rousing finale is planned for the last concert of the 13th season of Musical Extravaganza in Padiham.

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Zsolt Suhaj

Pendle sex predator jailed for life

A man who prowled the streets of Pendle has been jailed for the rape of a woman after climbing through a window into her home last October.

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Two men aged 23 and 33 and a woman aged 36, all from Prestonwere arrested after the Vauxhall Corsa was stopped on New Hall Lane.
Pic: Lancs Police

Police arrest three for human trafficking after girl, 17, found in car in Preston

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after a car transporting a 17-year-old girl was stopped in Preston, say police.

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Are you confident in spotting a scam?

How to spot an email phishing scam

How do you spot a phishing scam when the email looks entirely legitimate?

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Proud as punch to be published poets are the children from Oakhill School, Whalley who are (back left to right)Isobella Howson, Thomas Ashworth, George Purves, Caspar Cort and George Crook. Front row  (left to right) are Evan Black, Isabella Zappa, Katie Henninghan, Elysia Blackburn and Orlaith Purves

Watch out J K Rowling... these talented youngsters are write behind you

Talented tots from a Whalley school are to become published authors.
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Motorway work is set to start

Motorway work set to begin

Motorists need to be aware that Junction 13 of the M65 is scheduled to be closed overnight for resurfacing works on various nights starting tonight.

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Tyler Norris-Sayers, who was hit in the eye with a firework last year,  is sitting pretty in one of the sports cars at the Jap2Jap meet in his honour.

Firework victim Tyler set for treatment at country's top eye hospital

The young schoolboy, who was hit in the face with a firework, is to have treatment at the UK's top eye hospitals.

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West Close Farm, Higham

Witch way for des-res home?

A stunning house with a dark history – a former home to no less than two of the infamous Pendle Witches – is available for sale.

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Norman Atty with his certificate, presented to him by Lorna Willougby.

Vicar-turned-landlord celebrates 25 years running award-winning Whalley pub

A retired vicar has celebrated his 25th anniversary as the landlord of the Dog Inn at Whalley and insists that the clergy could learn a thing or two from running a pub.
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A man has appeared before Burnley magistrates court and admitted making false VAT returns

DJ and nightclub promoter could face jail over VAT fraud

A man could be facing a jail term for a £40,000 four-year VAT fraud involving fake invoices.

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Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh helps find the hair colour for her new Madame Tussauds waxwork figure

Corrie star Kym immortalised in wax

Coronation Street resident Michelle Connor has been revealed as the latest star at Madame Tussauds.

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