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Joy for campaigners as historic viaduct set to open for first time in two decades

Dedicated volunteers, who have worked tirelessly to open a historic viaduct for the first time in almost 20 years, will see their efforts rewarded on Saturday.

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Will Garnett, John Oddie and Jenny Horne, the granddaughter of Tom Garnett, the last owner of the hall.

Ribble Valley hall welcomes the Garnett family

A total of 30 Garnett family members from as far afield as Australia gathered for two days of family heritage at Waddow Hall, their ancestral home.

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The Desperado and A Noose for the Desperado by Clifton Adams

Book review: The Desperado and A Noose for the Desperado by Clifton Adams

In two masterfully written, fast-paced Westerns reprinted from the 1950s, a hot-headed teenager on the run from the law becomes a bandit... and the fastest gunman ever to come out of Texas.
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The Perfect Victim by Corrie Jackson

Book review: The Perfect Victim by Corrie Jackson

From the cut and thrust of the newsroom to the scene of a grisly murder, reporter Sophie Kent is at the top of her game.
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The cast of Love, Lies and Records, including Ashley Jensen (second right)

Love, Lies and Records - Love, lies and too much more

My kids used to like a book called The Busy World of Richard Scarry, in which animals dressed as humans scurried about, going to work or enjoying their leisure time, all being terribly busy and pressed for time.

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Grayson Perry is taking control of Channel 4's continuity mic

Listen up: Grayson Perry turns continuity announcer

Transvestite potter Grayson Perry is taking control of Channel 4's continuity mic to mark International Men's Day.

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The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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An English Murder by Cyril Hare

Book review: An English Murder by Cyril Hare

In the English 'Golden Age' of crime writing, Cyril Hare earned a reputation as one of the best-loved masters of the whodunit.

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WATCH: Banned Royal Mail TV ad 'too scary' to be aired during Corrie

A Royal Mail ad intended to raise awareness of the threat of identity theft has been banned for being too scary.
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Christmas fun at Thornton Hall Farm.

Get in the festive spirit at traditional working farm attraction

There is so much going on this Christmas at Thornton Hall Farm.

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I'm A Celebrity 2017 line-up confirmed

The official line-up for this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! has been confirmed by ITV.

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Anthea Turner faced some serious teasing

Anthea Turner trolled for hilarious Twitter blunder

Anthea Turner faced some serious teasing after she tweeted a request to cancel an order - but forgot to include the name of the company.

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The ad caused an uproar on social media

No swear bear: Paddington M&S Christmas ad in the clear

A social media furore around the suggestion that the Marks & Spencer Christmas ad features a villain swearing at Paddington bear has been definitively resolved.

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The Fix by David Baldacci

Book review: The Fix by David Baldacci

FBI special agent Amos Decker is no James Bond… he’s overweight, socially inept, needs a haircut and his stained clothes could do with a good wash.
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Blue Planet II

Blue Planet II continues to grow in viewers for series high

The latest episode of Blue Planet II has been the most successful of the series so far.

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Kallum Blezard with a Santa that was knitted for him.

Can you help make this Christmas the best ever for Kallum?

A mum from Clitheroe is hoping to make this year the best Christmas ever for her 21-year-old disabled son.

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Singer/songwriter Grace Davies.

Valley songwriter sails through another week of The X Factor

Ribble Valley singer/songwriter Grace Davies is through to the next round of The X Factor’s live shows after singing a song once covered by the late singer George Michael.

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