Video: major repairs save Whalley bridge

In this latest video from Ribble Valley Movie Makers, we see essential work being carried out on the wall of the River Calder at Whalley

John Whipp, from Whalley, captured the work carried out by Lancashire County Council and its partners between June and December 2012 to safeguard the integrity of the bridge crossing the river.

Film Reel

Film Reel

John’s film was the winner in its category in the Ribble Valley Movie Makers’ 2013 competition.

If you’re inspired to creat your own films or improve your editing and filming skills, Ribble Valley Movie Makers are always on the lookout for new members. You can contact secretary George Sheppard by phone 07818 057 590 or email

The friendly group meets on the first and third Thursday of the month during September to May and fortnightly during June to August at the Pendle Club, Lowergate, Clitheroe.

During the summer months, members take the opportunity to get outside to film local events or make their own movies. Last year’s filming included the 1940s Weekend at Leyburn; a visit to Chipping Wild Boar Park; rebuilding of Clitheroe Parish Church steeple and Ribble Valley Jazz Festival.