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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.
Clitheroe celebrate promotion at Littlemoor

Maroon and Golds secure promotion

Clitheroe’s first XV gained promotion to the Second Division of the Miller Homes League with a 50-26 victory over Chorley at Litttlemoor.

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Tommi Meadows

Podium finish for rally ace Meadows

Clitheroe rally driver Tommi Meadows netted a podium finish on his first ever forest rally at the weekend.

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Burnley 10k is under starter’s orders again

A host of Burnley Football Club stars have kicked off the countdown to one of Lancashire’s premier 10k events.

Tommy Meadows' Ford KA

Meadows ready for exciting challenge

Tommi Meadows will make the long trip from Clitheroe down to Minehead this weekend for the Somerset Stages Rally, round three of the BTRDA Forest Rally Championship.

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Grand National 2017

Grand National 2017: Another winner for racehorse owner Trevor Hemmings?

The Randox Health Grand National takes place on Saturday April 8.

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Ribble Valley Mayor Joyce Holgate opens Ribblesdale Pool.

Swimmers set to make a splash after £250,000 refurb at Ribblesdale

Clitheroe’s public swimming pool has officially reopened after a £250,000 three-month refurbishment.
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Matt Bleasdale

Maroons’ seconds claim a crucial win in survival fight

Clitheroe seconds travelled down the M6 in the knowledge that only a win would do to help retain their current league status and they succeeded with a 53-26 win over Orrell St James.

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Top potter Matt Wilcock and Ribble Valley Olympian Jon Schofield with recipients of Ribble Valley Borough Councils 2017 sports and arts excellence awards.

Council honours Rio hero and helps young achievers in borough

Clitheroe kayak ace Jon Schofield, who surged his way to success at the Rio Olympics, was honoured at Ribble Valley Borough Council’s sports and arts excellence awards.


Burnley Tornados creating a real sporting storm

When it comes to American football, the UK has always adopted a somewhat sceptical stance.

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Race ace David raring to go

Race ace David raring to go

Burnley-based racing driver, David Leniewski, is making final preparations for this year’s British Formula Vee Championships.

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Sophie Lamb

Sophie in squad for French Champs

Clitheroe’s Sophie Lamb will join England’s leading girl and Under 21 players at the French Lady Junior Championship next month.

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Super-middleweight boxer Mark Heffron (right) with Ricky Hatton

Pieces of puzzle put in place for Heffron

All the pieces of the jigsaw seem to be coming together for highly-touted super-middleweight fighter Mark Heffron.

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Karate kids at BEST

Karate kids have a belting good time

A globally renowned 8th Dan black belt kicked off a skills workshop for the area's karate kids.

Steve Peat and Hans Rey enjoying breakfast at the Derby Arms, Thornley, Longridge.

World champion wheelie enjoys local hospitality

A multiple world champion mountain biker experienced the best of the Ribble Valley countryside by bike after being the star of a show at The Grand in Clitheroe.

Ribble Valley ABCs first female boxer, Tori Redfern, with coaches Mohammed Sirtaj and Mohammed Ihsan

Hat-trick of wins for Valley debutants

Ribble Valley ABC enjoyed a hat-trick of debut wins with Toro Croft Senior, Drew Coulston and Tori Redfearn all landing the decision.

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Council chiefs want to hear your views.

Have your say on 10-year cycling and walking plan

People can have their say on plans to encourage more people to walk and cycle for everyday and leisure journeys in the county
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Under 9 winners

Valley girls are a ray of light in the rain at Blackpool tournament

Ribble Valley Netball Club shone bright in the rain to find success at the start of the outdoor tournament season at Blackpool’s Stanley Park.

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Road Warrior and Rocky Steele are just two of the stars of the All American Wrestling Show which is set to thrill audiences this weekend.

Crowds expected for the Giant Rumble in town

Wrestling fans will be flocking to Burnley this weekend for a spectacular show.

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