Christmas News
Santa’s supermarket collection in Clitheroe is fundraising boost for Rotary

Santa’s supermarket collection in Clitheroe is fundraising boost for Rotary

Clitheroe Rotarians and Santa spent two days at the town’s Sainsbury’s supermarket in the run up to Christmas.

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Fancy dress fun at annual Hurst Green Turkey Trot

Fancy dress fun at annual Hurst Green Turkey Trot

The annual Hurst Green Turkey Trot on Saturday was another runaway success.

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Festive recycling and refuse collection in the Ribble Valley

Festive recycling and refuse collection in the Ribble Valley

Residents in the Ribble Valley are being advised of changes to recycling and refuse collection over the festive period.

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Chatburn School Choir enjoy musical fun for Christmas at Manor House

Chatburn School Choir enjoy musical fun for Christmas at Manor House

Chatburn School Choir visited Manor House for an afternoon of musical fun, singing carols and other Christmas songs with the residents.

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Kind customers back toy appeal by donating at Clitheroe’s Homebase store

Kind customers back toy appeal by donating at Clitheroe’s Homebase store

A total of £750 was raised by staff at Homebase in Clitheroe towards this year’s Salvation Army Toy Appeal.

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Inclement weather fails to dampen the spirits of Clitheroe Castle Santa dashers

Inclement weather fails to dampen the spirits of Clitheroe Castle Santa dashers

Despite howling winds and lashing rain, more than 47 people took part in the third Rosemere Santa Dash in Clitheroe Castle grounds on Saturday.

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VIDEO: Pupils spread festive cheer at Clitheroe’s crib dedication service

VIDEO: Pupils spread festive cheer at Clitheroe’s crib dedication service

Pupils from Brookside Primary School in Clitheroe sang Christmas songs and carols as part of the town’s crib dedication service.

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Row breaks out over Clitheroe’s Christmas decorations

Row breaks out over Clitheroe’s Christmas decorations

A local businessman has admitted being responsible for a banner criticising an illuminated festive sign erected by Clitheroe Town Council wishing people a Merry Christmas.

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VIDEO: Thousands support festive events in Clitheroe despite the downpours

VIDEO: Thousands support festive events in Clitheroe despite the downpours

Despite the dismal conditions local businesses and members of the public rallied round to save this year’s Clitheroe Christmas Festival and Carols at the Castle events from being total washouts.

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Clitheroe dad’s ongoing mission to help the homeless

Clitheroe dad’s ongoing mission to help the homeless

Donations of sleeping bags are urgently needed by a kind-hearted Clitheroe dad who will be helping homeless people in Preston this Friday.

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