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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 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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The late Corporal Darren Neilson.

Tributes to Corporal killed at training base

A soldier killed during an incident at a military training base has been described as “exceptionally talented” by his commanding officer.

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Could a business help run Beacon Fell country park?

Could a business help run Beacon Fell country park?

Commercial operators could be brought in to run two of Lancashire’s countryside jewels in the crown - Beacon Fell and Wycoller country parks.

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The "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf.

£17k for signed copy of Hitler's Mein Kampf auctioned in the Ribble Valley

A buyer paid £17,000 for an "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf during an auction in Clitheroe this morning.
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The blue cloth-covered 1935 edition bears the Nazi dictator's signature on the front fly leaf.

Signed copy of Hitler's Mein Kampf up for auction in the Ribble Valley

An "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf is to be sold at a Clitheroe auction house this morning.
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Slaidburn Silver Band.

Summer concert dates for your diary

Clitheroe Town Council’s band concert will be held at Clitheroe Castle bandstand next month.

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Theresa May

Who's who in The Conservative cabinet reshuffle

Things can change very quickly in the political world.

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One of the youngest revellers celebrates Padiham on Parade last year.

Pack up your troubles and head for Padiham on Parade

Revellers are set to go back in time for the second Padiham on Parade event.

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Theresa May, Secretary of State James Brokenshire, and Arlene Foster at the Balmoral Show last month

A deal for every vote: How the DUP will support Theresa May

The DUP and the Conservatives are working towards an arrangement which would allow the DUP to negotiate a fresh deal every time the government needs its support in the Commons.

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MP Nigel Evans pledges to "work harder" for his loyal constituents

It’s one of the truest blue seats in the country and one that Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans has held successfully for the past 25 years.
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Results from polling stations across the country are rolling in, with an exit poll suggesting the Conservatives will be the largest single party in the new Parliament

Predictions of a hung parliament as results roll in

Results from polling stations across the country are rolling in, with an exit poll suggesting the Conservatives will be the largest single party in the new Parliament - but short of an absolute majority.

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Calls for May to go after gamble backfires

Calls for May to go after gamble backfires

Theresa May should consider her position after her snap election gamble failed, a Tory former minister has said.
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Celebrations for Tory MP Nigel Evans

Victory for Conservatives as Nigel Evans wins Ribble Valley seat again

Jubilant Nigel Evans was again voted in as Ribble Valley MP, but with a reduced majority.

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Votes being counted for the general election

General Election 2017: What time the results in Lancashire could be called

Find out what time your consistency will declare its result.
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Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

The prospect of a hung Parliament would throw serious doubt over Brexit negotiations, due to begin in earnest in just 10 days.

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Liberal Democrats candidate Allan Knox is one of the candidates at the count

Vote verification well under way in the Ribble Valley

10pm has been and gone and now hundreds of volunteers are verifying the ballot papers at Roefield Leisure Centre, Clitheroe, where the count is taking place.

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The Dog and Partridge at Tosside.

Groups can bid for historic village pub

Community interest groups in Tosside are invited to express an interest in acquiring the village pub as a community facility.

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Polls have now closed

GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Polls now closed in the Ribble Valley

Polls have now closed as thousands of Ribble Valley residents turned out to vote for their favourite parliamentary candidate.

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