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Award after award for shining Chatburn carers

It was a golden day for a Ribble Valley nursing home when 28 of its staff members won awards.

Lidl joins fellow budget supermarket Aldi in jumping on the Black Friday tradition

Lidl to take part in Black Friday for the first time

Lidl has announced that it will take part in Black Friday for the first time this year.

East Lancashire's most wanted

East Lancashire's most wanted

Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down several wanted individuals as part of an operation launched this week.

Listening to soothing ASMR sounds

What is ASMR and why is everyone obsessed with it?

A new relaxation phenomenon is sweeping the internet. Here, we unpick the science behind these viral sounds and visuals.
The new Audi design centre

Behind the scenes at Audi's new design centre

One of a lucky few invited inside, Jack Healy reveals what lies behind the glimmering glass windows

The union said it was seeking a "suitable and equal" pay offer

Staff on Virgin's West Coast line vote to strike in pay dispute

Rail workers on Virgin Trains' West Coast route have voted by nine to one to go on strike in a dispute over pay.
Platform Gallery supervisor Helen Cresswell.

Festive extravaganza has the best of British

Two of the country’s most celebrated craft workers – a pewterer and a glass blower – are exhibiting at a Clitheroe gallery’s annual festive extravaganza.

Some of the cast of Bolton-by-Bowland's Aladdin pantomime at a dress rehearsal.

Village panto is full of wishes, genies and magic carpet rides

Buckle up and get ready for a magic carpet ride as Aladdin and company arrive on stage in Bolton-by-Bowland Village Hall later this month.

Residents at the Clitheroe Residential Care Home enjoying their spooky evening.

Spooky goings on at Clitheroe care home

Residents at the Clitheroe Residential Care Home enjoyed a spooky, creepy and ghost-filled fun night with fancy dress, games, prizes plus a pie and peas supper.

Whalley in Bloom volunteers are presenting with the Best Small Town award by Ged Shields from Amberol, the category sponsor, pictured far right.

Whalley’s prestigious in bloom honour

Volunteers who help to keep a local village looking its best were “as pleased as punch” to be recognised at the North West Regional Finals of Britain in Bloom.

Margaret Johnson, Michael O'Grady, Stella Brunskill and Teresa Taylor, members of Mellor Parish Council at the play area.

£30k grant will revitalise village play area

A grant for £30,000 will ensure a Ribble Valley play area is fit for purpose for years to come.

Overall, men get a bigger buzz from secret spending

Men will spend £12,663 in their lives on purchases their partner knows nothing about

The average male will spend £12,663 over the course of his lifetime, on purchases his partner knows absolutely nothing about, according to new research.

Millions are facing a fuel poverty crisis this year

Three in ten Brits are too scared to put their heating on due to crippling costs

More than three in ten Brits say they are simply too scared to put their heating on through fear about CRIPPLING fuel bills, according to a new study.

Country Market members.

Country market’s move proves popular

A thriving country market in Clitheroe has relocated.
Pam Lavery, Jim Donohoe and Sarah Donohoe celebrate the fantastic amount raised.

Birthday fundraiser in memory of Barbara

A Whalley resident raised a total of £1,455 for Macmillan Cancer Support after hosting a garden party to celebrate her 60th birthday.


M65 idiot driver clocked doing 115 mph

A dramatic video of a speeding driver caught doing 115 mph on the M65 has been released by police.
The Clitheroe Advertiser Christmas Toy Appeal with children from Ribblesdale Children's Centre and the Salvation Army.

Ribble Valley Christmas Toy Appeal launched

The Clitheroe Advertiser and Times and the Ribble Valley branch of the Salvation Army have once again teamed up to launch their annual appeal to help families and children who might otherwise go without this Christmas.

The NHS aims to admit or discharge 95% of patients within four hours

Hospitals face predicted worst-ever A&E waiting times this winter

Hospitals could see the worst ever performance for A&E waiting times this winter, a think tank has warned.
Here's Henry: still blowing strong

10 million Henrys and counting..

Over the last 40 years, Numatic International has made more than 10 million Henrys and most of them are still in service.

Union members voted by 84% in favour of strikes

Driving examiners to stage 48-hour strike on day new test is launched

Driving examiners are to stage a 48-hour strike from December 4, the day a new driving test is launched, in a dispute over working conditions.

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