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SO Plants puts down roots

The owner of a re-located plant nursery is celebrating putting down permanent roots in the Ribble Valley with a special open weekend.

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The Apprentice star Adam Corbally with some of the students from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre during their careers week.

The Apprentice star gives tips for success to budding Burnley business moguls of the future

A TV star, who was one of the finalists in the smash hit show The Apprentice, came to Burnley to pass on some top tips to aspiring young people.

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Ronnie Lord before he fell ill.

Clitheroe sister pays tribute to brother Ronnie

A race night to help the seriously ill brother of a Clitheroe woman will still go ahead despite his recent death.

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Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire.

Lancashire care provider seeks rescue plan after financial pressures

Financial pressures have forced one of the country's biggest private home care providers to seek a rescue plan.
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The old Burnley Grammar School

Historic Burnley building to be transformed through ambitious project

A Burnley businessman is helping breathe new life into one of the town's most iconic buildings.
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Andrew Stephenson MP

MP slams Rolls-Royce job losses as 'deeply regrettable and short-sighted'

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has branded a decision to axe 160 jobs at engineering giant Rolls-Royce as 'short-sighted'.

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An artist's impression of the proposed new development - Love Furniture Stores.

Shopping village's £1.5m plans to expand into the Ribble Valley

Oswaldtwistle Mills has submitted an application to create a new home and lifestyle store selling furniture and contemporary home wares on the Barrow Brook Business Park.

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Cricketer Bailey is presented with his bike by Andrew Turner, managing director of Pendle Hill Properties.

Cricketer Bailey bowled over by his new role

Australian cricketer Bailey Richards is honing his skills on English soil.

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Women are surging ahead of men when it comes to taking financial control in the 21st century.

Women are leading the men when it comes to taking financial control

Women's rights are at the centre of global news and when it comes to finances they are certainly in control.

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House price gains were 8,217 more than earnings in the Ribble Valley over two years.

Homes in the Ribble Valley "earn" more than their owners

Houses in the Ribble Valley have "earned" more than their owners over the past two years, research from Halifax suggests.

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Pub giant Wetherspoon closes social media profiles

JD Wetherspoon pubs will no longer be on social media after the pub company decided to pull all its accounts.
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Jeremy Corbyn turned up to support the efforts of the local Labour Party.

Great response to save the interchange petition

A petition to save Clitheroe Interchange from closure is gathering pace, with more than 650 local residents signing it already.
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IN PICTURES: 17 cars from British Leyland’s 50 year history

British Leyland dominated the domestic motoring scene making some of the most famous names on the nation’s roads during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Clitheroe's Holmes Mill is now in with a chance of winning the crown as overall winner.

Holmes Mill named Lancashire's best in National Pub & Bar Awards

From Llanelli in West Wales to the Orkney Islands in Northern Scotland, The National Pub & Bar Awards have scoured the UK for the very best that the 94 counties have to offer, with a familiar Clitheroe jaunt taking the title as Lancashire's best.

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The Rolls Royce plant in Barnoldswick

Shock as Rolls Royce to shed 162 jobs at local plant

Huge employer Rolls Royce has announced shock news that it plans to shed 162 jobs from its local workforce.

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The Stortec team

Jobs boost at new Clitheroe company

A renewable energy company which has set up home in Clitheroe could create more than 25 jobs this year.

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Kevin Horkin, Mandy Dawson, Ian Sowerbutts and Ian Lloyd are calling on the borough council to progess its plans to revamp Clitheroe Market.

Call for action now on long-awaited Clitheroe Market scheme

Respected figures in Clitheroe’s business community are calling for action to progress long-anticipated plans to revamp the town’s market.

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The Burnley College campus Employer Expo.

Burnley College Expo: East Lancs students embrace Apprenticeship Week 2018

Pupils across East Lancashire have been inspired to consider the wealth of opportunities available to them to start their dream career as a Themis Apprentice during Apprenticeship Week 2018.

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Breakfast seminar

Seriun's serious seminar for Burnley businesses

A Burnley company hosted a cyber security seminar for businesses, to help get them ahead when it comes to IT security and data protection.

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Hapton Valley miners  leaving the lamp room after collecting their lamps to go over to the surface drift.

Honour our miners: Campaign to commemorate Burnley's deceased pit-workers

A campaign to honour Burnley's rich mining heritage with a memorial to the pit-workers who lost their lives doing "probably the worst job in the world" is gathering traction.
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