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Gymnasts’ medal haul

Ribble Valley Acrobatic Academy’s rhythmic gymnasts flourished in Northampton at the 11th Rose Cup.

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Bowland High School student Charlie Paige

Charlie stars for Green Jersey team

Charlie Paige has helped the Clitheroe-based Green Jersey Race Team has start the summer season with a flurry of success at a number of prestigious national events in the cycle racing calendar.

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Last year's Race for Life event.

Gym stages Race for Life event

A Clitheroe gym is once again helping to inspire people to raise funds for Cancer Research by staging a Race of Life event.

Dylan in his wetsuit.

Dylan takes part in open swim in memory of ‘Granpa’

A nine-year-old Clitheroe boy will be taking part in an open water swim in memory of his “Granpa”.

Sophie Lamb

Sophie is named in team to face Europe

Clitheroe’s Sophie Lamb has been named in the Great Britain and Ireland team to face the Continent of Europe in the Vagliano Trophy match at Golf Club Bogogno in Italy.

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Luke Blackledge has his eyes on the prize. Photo: Kelvin Stuttard

Blackledge forces stoppage in Bolton

Luke Blackledge emulated the likes of Frank Buglioni, Chris Eubank Jr and Callum Smith when completely overwhelming seasoned professional Olegs Fedotovs to force a stoppage at Bolton Whites Hotel.

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Liam Spencer and Sean Ruane warm up at Turf Moor

Sean's pitch perfect FA Cup date

Burnley opera singer Sean Ruane will lead a team out onto the famous Wembley turf at Saturday's FA Cup final – to conduct a choir to sing the showpiece game’s traditional hymn “Abide With Me”.

Children at Read Primary School pose in front of the Maypole before performing a traditional dance.

Children's traditional dance performance was perfect cure for exam stress

A display of traditional Maypole dancing rounded off a stressful week of SATS exams at a primary school.

Gemma Clews (left) and Sophie Lamb (right) receive the Nations Cup from ILGU President Vonnie Noonan.

Sophie stars for England

Sophie Lamb shone as England romped to victory in the Nations Cup at the Irish women’s open stroke play championship at Co Louth.

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Tommi Meaows in action at the Plains Rally

Tommi forced to retire

Tommi Meadows suffered an early retirement on this weekend’s Plains Rally, based in Welshpool.

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Luke Blackledge (right) with stablemate Jack Flatley

Stablemate Jack is the lad for Luke

Luke Blackledge has outlined the immeasurable value of stablemate Jack Flatley ahead of his return to the ring at Bolton Whites Hotel tomorrow.

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Free Touch Rugby sessions are being held on Clitheroe Castle field.

New Touch Rugby sessions for all

Are you aged 15 or over and want to get fit and have plenty of fun at the same time?


Tennis ace on hand to serve up official opening

Tim Henman OBE was on hand to officially open the new tennis dome facility at Stonyhurst College.

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Put your best foot forward for the pub walk

Charity pub walk appeal

Walkers are being urged to sign up to an 11-mile sponsored pub walk and help raise money for local good causes.

Winner Kiel Worrall

Juniors shine in the sun at Whalley

Twenty two juniors played a nine-hole Stableford Competition at Whalley Golf Club.

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Clitheroe RUFC lose out in LBS Bowl final

Clitheroe RUFC lose out in LBS Bowl final

Clitheroe RUFC played in their second consecutive LBS Bowl final only to taste defeat in a hard fought encounter with Penrith.

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Luke Blackledge defends his super-middleweight title against Lee Markham

Luke Blackledge is back in business

Luke Blackledge hasn’t sustained any physical or mental scarring following his first defeat under coach Alex Matvienko.

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Samantha Murray

No medal success for Sam at World Cup

Modern pentathlon Olympic silver medallist Samantha Murray registered a 27th-place finish in the UIPM World Cup women’s finals in Hungary.

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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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Oakhill School students Tyler Phillips, James Sutterby, Alexander Lutwyche, Adam Ali, Jacob Lutwyche and Louis Coupe are preparing for a mammoth fund raising 800 mile bike ride

Students in the saddle for fund raising trip of a lifetime

An epic journey which will see them pedal from the  "bottom to the top of Britain"  will be undertaken by students from a team of of plucky Ribble Valley cyclists.
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