The best golf courses in Lancashire

If you fancy becoming the next golfing champion, why not try these courses?
Rev Ron Feb 19 PE memories, shoe polish, Blackpool front and tower facts

REV RON GREENALL: Every picture tells a story

First of all, a few facts about what happened in this week in times past that has relevance for us today.

REV RON GREENALL: Tall stories from Lancashire but always true

REV RON GREENALL: Tall stories from Lancashire but always true

I’m asked if I tell you tall stories in these articles – the answer is no, for I deal in facts not fiction.

Lions President Alan Clifford and other Lions members at the unveiling.

Benches are refurbished to mark centenary

Six benches in Clitheroe Town Centre have been refurbished to mark the centenary of The International Association of Lions Clubs.

The colonel is working on it.

Clitheroe KFC temporary closure as chain runs out of chicken

KFC has had to shut hundreds of UK restaurants across the country, including its one in Clitheroe, after "teething problems" with a new delivery contractor meant it ran out of chicken.

Clitheroe residents were down on their luck last year.

Clitheroe is the unluckiest place in the UK

There must be a lot of black cats and broken mirrors in Clitheroe - for the village has been named the unluckiest place in the UK.
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Where are the best golf clubs and courses in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

After going blind, Chris Tattersall discovered a new lease of life thanks to guide dog Goughy. (s)

Hear Chris’ inspiring tale of strength

A Clitheroe man who went blind aged 40 dreams of sharing his story about how a charity helped him to turn his life around.

Lana Roden, two, from Clitheroe, who is pictured, on the left, with her sister Alice.

Youngster is crowned museum hunt winner

A two-year-old from Clitheroe, with a little bit of help from her sister, found all 14 unicorns in a recent hunt held at the town's museum.

Glendower Hotel

The best dog-friendly hotels in Lancashire

Dogs deserve a holiday too.
Louise Hartley

JCB makes large donation to Louise Hartley Memorial Fund

A memorial fund dedicated to a Lancashire journalist has received a generous £50,000 donation as a result of a unique project.

Sylvia and Tony Seminara survey the latest damage to their wall.

Restaurant owners offer to sacrifice garden to make road safer

A Padiham restaurant owner has become so tired of her wall being repeatedly damaged by lorries turning round a tight corner, she has offered to sacrifice part of her garden to make the road safer.
Blackpool link road, watched by civic officials in 1986. The road follows the old railway line to the site of Central Station and is named after Lancashire County Council surveyor Harry Yeadon (far left), it was opened on the 3rd January 1986. Louise Ellman in light coloured coat

Today's suffragettes: ‘I was very determined to make a difference’

Voting Louise Ellman into office was a ground-breaking moment for women in the North West - the first female leader of Lancashire County Council.
The Spinning Block Hotel.

Listing for town’s new boutique hotel

Clitheroe’s newest hotel has been featured in The Guardian’s top 20 best new hotels and hostels for 2018.

Dogs in hotels

Where are the best dog friendly hotels in Lancashire?

If you feel like a night away in another Lancashire area but don't want to leave your dog at home, there are plenty of hotels who will invite them as guests too.


Where to do kettlebell training in Lancashire

Exercise and training programme using cast iron weights ranging from 5lbs to more than 100lbs, shaped like a ball with a handle.
November's Clitheroe Community Bonfire raised 9,000 for the North West Air Ambulance and Lancashire Life Education.

Bonfire raises £9k for worthy charities duo

The funds of two deserving local charities have been boosted thanks to November’s Clitheroe Community Bonfire.

Leader of the council Ken Hind with Nigel Evans MP

Plans to restore old rail line back on track?

An under-used and historic railway line could be given a new lease of life to improve links between Clitheroe and Hellifield.


Bumper turn out to first Snow Moon Festival

Around 800 people paraded through Clitheroe on Saturday as part of the town's first ever Snow Moon Festival.
Chef owner at The Freemasons at Wiswell Steven Smith.

Ribble Valley eateries named in top 10

Two Ribble Valley gastropubs have made the top 10 of one of the most prestigious lists in the industry.

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