Arts & Screen

Dr Who spin-off is no Class act, more of a Buffy-lite

Halloween has become quite the thing, hasn’t it? You can’t move for pumpkin spiced lattes – pumpkin, by the way, is not a spice – sexy skeleton costumes, and various ghost-shaped sweets jostling for supermarket shelf space alongside family-sized tins of Quality Street and festive cream cracker selections.

Tegan Williams who is set to dance on stage with Justin Bieber

Talented Tegan to dance on stage with her idol Justin Bieber

A talented young schoolgirl has beat off competition from hundreds of thousands of rivals to be chosen to dance on stage with Justin Bieber.
Photo by Mrs Lynne Harrison

Photo of the Day: October 28th

Mrs Lynne Harrison sent in this lovely black and white photo of Clitheroe Castle from Standen Road.

Christmas Under the Stars

Book review: Christmas Under the Stars by Karen Swan

Former fashion journalist Karen Swan has earned a much-deserved reputation for serving up delicious Christmas novels… and this year, her army of fans will be over the moon in more senses than one.

Greatest Animal Stories

Book review: Animal magic heralds a Christmas season of reading

On your marks, get set, go! Oxford University Press has a sparkling line-up of children’s books as the Christmas countdown begins.

Oakhill School students enjoy the delights of Barcelona

Beautiful Barcelona was destination of lucky students

The beautiful city of Barcelona was the destination of year 11 students from Oakhill School in Whalley.

The Witches of New York

Book review: The Witches of New York by Ami McKay

New York in 1880, a city where past and present collide, a place of breathtaking ideas, exciting new beginnings… and where centuries-old witchcraft works its mysterious magic.

There are lots of fun things to do at Clitheroe Castle Museum this Hallowe'en.

Hallowe’en fun at Clitheroe Castle Museum

A series of fun activities for Hallowe’en are available for children to enjoy at Clitheroe Castle Museum.

Whats on
Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange: You need to see this on the big screen

All Marvel films have a flaw and “Doctor Strange” is no different.

Photo by Chris Byrne

Photo of the Day: October 27th

This fantastic shot of the suns rays shining through the clouds over Burnley was sent in by Chris Byrne.

The cast of the Clitheroe Operatic and Amateur Dramatic Society's recent production of Move Over Mrs Markham. (s)

Mrs Markham was triumphant

A farce is always a popular choice for a local amateur production and Cooney and Chapman farces are among the best.

Photo by Yvette Pointon

Photo of the Day: October 26th

Yvette Pointon has shared this delightful photo of the suns rays through Towneley Park.

Ribble Valley Borough Councils housing strategy officer, Rachael Stott (left), with Clitheroe builder David Johnston and Ribble Valley Homes managing director, Christine Grimshaw.

New flats address shortage of housing for young workers

One of Clitheroe’s most imposing buildings that housed the design team on Sir Frank Whittle’s jet engine has been turned into stunning affordable flats for young working people.

Photo by Peter Stawicki

Photo of the Day: October 25th

This gorgeous shot of Manchester Road showing the colours of Autumn was sent in by Peter Stawicki.

Howick Park House

Halloween events across Lancashire


News 4
Clitheroe Community Bonfire. (s)

Look out for Golden Ticket no.2

Another Golden Ticket is hidden inside one issue of the Clitheroe Advertiser and Times today.

Dancers from the Miracles of Mercy production at Stonyhurst. (s)

Miracles of mercy

Stonyhurst St Mary’s Hall pupils reflected on this Jubilee Year of Mercy through the means of expressive dance.

Special Hallowe’en and Trick or Treat event in town

Special Hallowe’en and Trick or Treat event in town

A special Hallowe’en and Trick or Treat event has been organised by the manager of a Clitheroe town centre clothes shop.

Whats on
T-Rex invasion

Top 10 things to do at the weekend in Lancashire

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend.
News 1
Fionn Whitehead stars as the nameless Him in the new ITV drama of the same name, which started this week

HIM review - Carrie for the millennials leaves me unconvinced

It can be tough being a teenager – raging hormones, acne, exams, the pressures of social media, nosebleeds, telekinesis...

Arts 1
Load more