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Clitheroe road set to be temporarily closed for resurfacing work

Clitheroe road set to be temporarily closed for resurfacing work

Essential road repairs and maintenance work is set to be carried out on a section of Edisford Road.

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Langho’s Michelin-starred Northcote bought by Stafford owner Britannia Hospitality

Langho’s Michelin-starred Northcote bought by Stafford owner Britannia Hospitality

A prestigious hotel, which has helped put the Ribble Valley on the map for fine dining, has been sold to a London hospitality firm.

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Stained-glass windows broken as vandals hit Clitheroe

Stained-glass windows broken as vandals hit Clitheroe

Unique stained glass windows have been smashed at St Mary’s Centre, Clitheroe, costing thousands of pounds in repairs.

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Mazda announce UK prices for all-new Mazda 3

Mazda announce UK prices for all-new Mazda 3

The all-new Mazda 3, which now features mild-hybrid technology, has gone on-sale at UK dealerships today, with prices starting at £20,595. First deliveries are scheduled to start in May. Initially the range will consist of the five-door hatchback, in both petrol and diesel forms. This will be supplemented later in the year with the addition […]

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Green-fingered Ribble Valley pupils create new woodland

Green-fingered Ribble Valley pupils create new woodland

Green-fingered pupils from Bowland High School have planted 200 trees in the Ribble Valley to benefit rivers and wildlife.

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Drivers could be landed with £1,000 fine for letting ambulances and police cars pass

Drivers could be landed with £1,000 fine for letting ambulances and police cars pass

by Dan Windham Emergency vehicles have right of way when they are flashing their lights, meaning drivers must move out of their way. But, this does not mean that you will automatically avoid a hefty fine if you break one of the rules of the road while doing so. Drivers who go through a bus […]

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These illegal child car seats are still available to buy online and offer ‘no protection’

These illegal child car seats are still available to buy online and offer ‘no protection’

Child car seats which are illegal to use in the UK are still available to buy from online marketplaces, a watchdog has warned. The seats were deemed unsuitable for use as they lack the support required to protect babies and toddlers in the event of a car crash. ‘Almost no protection’ The illegal seats sell […]

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Worst areas for potholes in UK revealed

Worst areas for potholes in UK revealed

The worst areas in the UK for potholes have been revealed in new data following a freedom of information request. The data, obtained by Confused.com, reveals a whopping 905,172 potholes were flagged to councils across the UK in 2017/18, compared to 887,351 the previous year. This works out as almost 2,500 potholes reported per day […]

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What to expect on a speed awareness course

What to expect on a speed awareness course

Motorists have revealed exactly what happens on a typical speed awareness course, following the revelation that 1.45 million motorists in the UK attended a course in 2018 – up 36 per cent on the figure from 2013. Researchers from car leasing giants LeaseCar.uk spoke to experienced drivers who revealed exactly what happens on a typical speed […]

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More drivers avoid fines and points as driver retraining courses soar

More drivers avoid fines and points as driver retraining courses soar

The number of drivers referred to retraining such as speed awareness courses after breaking the law has jumped by more than a third in five years, according to official figures. According to Press Association analysis of data from the National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme (Ndors), 1.45 million motorists in the UK attended a course in […]

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