Family rebuilding their lives a year on from Manchester Arena bomb attack

A year after the Manchester Arena bomb attack during which 22 people were killed and more than 800 injured, a Ribble Valley family continue to rebuild their lives.

Have you seen the missing snake?

Pet Python snake on the loose

A pet Python snake is still missing in Clitheroe despite a local pet store posting a message on social media alerting residents.

The children dressed in their finery.

It was lunch with royalty at Simonstone primary

Pupils at St Peter's CE Primary School enjoyed a lunch fit for a prince to celebrate the royal wedding.
Residents enjoying their royal wedding lunch.

Royal wedding lunch for Clitheroe sheltered housing residents

Residents at Candlemakers Court in Clitheroe enjoyed a pre-royal wedding lunch with a transatlantic theme to celebrate the international nature of the nuptials.

Some of the outside space at Ribblesdale Nursery School in Clitheroe.

Book trail and open day at Clitheroe nursery

It’s all happening at Ribblesdale Nursery School in Clitheroe.

Putting your handles the right way round will help.

Help the council get a handle on waste collection

Householders can help Ribble Valley’s refuse collection and recycling service stay top of the pile by ensuring their "handles are facing the highway".

The search has been called off.

Missing Clitheroe man found

Clitheroe man James Parker who had been missing since Wednesday has been found safe and well.
Tony Plant giving the talk at Grindleton Primary School.

Tony helps educate pupils about complex disease

Staff and pupils at Grindleton CE Primary School welcomed a guest speaker who suffers from motor neurone disease.

Holden Clough Nurseries welcome pupils from Grindleton Primary.

Ribble Valley pupils gain hands on gardening experience

Children from a Ribble Valley primary school were given a warm welcome recently during a visit to Holden Clough Nurseries at Bolton-by-Bowland.

Up to 180 new homes could be connected.

More homes will be connected to ultra fast broadband

A community broadband scheme has received a further £8,000 cash boost from Ribble Valley Borough Council.

James Parker.

Police appeal after Clitheroe man goes missing

Police are becoming increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of a missing Clitheroe man.
The busy junction where the traffic lights have stopped working.

Delays warning after Ribble Valley traffic lights stop working

Temporary traffic lights have been erected at a busy Ribble Valley junction while county council engineers work to fix the main traffic signals.

A beautiful area.

What do you most value in the Forest of Bowland?

Ideas and comments are being sought from individuals, groups and organisations for a five-yearly management plan for the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Katy Marshall, manager at Citizens Advice Ribble Valley. Photo by Neil Cross.

CAB urges people to lobby MP over new benefits

The manager of Clitheroe’s Citizens Advice Bureau has issued a stark warning that food poverty and more rent arrears are around the corner with the roll out of Universal Credit into the Ribble Valley.

Ribble Valley Borough Councils regeneration policy officer, Craig Matthews, Rupert Swarbrick, chairman of the councils economic development committee, council leader Ken Hind and Ribble Valley Rail chairman Marjorie Birch.

Better rail deal bid goes up a gear

A council bid for better rail services in Ribble Valley has gone up a gear.

Ribble Valley Mayor and Mayoress Stuart Carefoot and Sarah Rainford.

Former building contractor is borough's new mayor

The former Longridge building contractor behind the refurbishment of Madame Tussauds in Blackpool is the new mayor of the Ribble Valley.

One of the fragile bound yearly books of the Clitheroe Advertiser.

Help preserve town's history by sponsoring a volume

Clitheroe Civic Society is appealing to local authorities, businesses, societies, charities and members of the public to “Sponsor a Volume” to fund the refurbishment of 93 bound copies of the Clitheroe Advertiser and Times which date from 1889 up to 1975.

The founder of LANX Shoes, Marv Vaghetti.

Ribble Valley footwear enthusiast’s new brand

A Clitheroe shoe enthusiast who visited 10 countries in Asia looking for creative inspiration for his new shoe brand will launch his new collection later this month in the Ribble Valley.

Grieg Barnes.

It’s a trip down memory lane for Ribble Valley head chef Grieg

An award-winning Ribble Valley inn is serving up dishes of nostalgia later this month to celebrate its head chef and general manager’s 20th year there.
Sam Ellis and her son Charlie.

Clitheroe family win their son's blue badge appeal

A Clitheroe family have won the fight to keep their severely disabled son’s blue badge.

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