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Published: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:09:30 +0000

Last Build Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:09:30 +0000


PICTURES/VIDEO: Whalley Pickwick Festival 2017

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 21:13:45 +0000

THE cold failed to put off visitors attending a town's annual Christmas festival.

Roman Catholic Church bestows knighthood for school chairman

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:54:59 +0000

THE Roman Catholic Church has recognised a school chairman for his services to the local community.

Women's only gym could be coming to Ribble Valley

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 10:35:00 +0000

A WOMEN’S only gym could set up in a Ribble Valley village.

Community celebrates reopening of historic East Lancashire landmark for the first time in 15 years

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 05:03:47 +0000

A HISTORIC East Lancashire landmark reopened to the public for the first time in 15 years.

Whalley Pickwick Night road closures

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000

A TOWN centre will be closed to traffic for the village’s annual festive extravaganza.

Sex offender who lied about a laptop containing images of children told police he ‘found the images disgusting but that the voices in his mind told him to do it’

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A SEX offender who lied about having a laptop full of indecent images of children told police he ‘found the images disgusting but that the voices in his mind told him to do it’.

Community group seek to convert 'dirt track' into a road safe for road users

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A COMMUNITY group wants to create a new road so people can safely access a sports community park.

'We want as many weapons as possible' - Police to launch latest gun amnesty in the wake of fatal shooting

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:39:56 +0000

ILLEGAL gun owners in East Lancashire are being urged to hand in their weapons and ammunition to ensure they can't be used to 'harm or threaten our communities'.

East Lancashire’s Got Flower Power

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:36:59 +0000

EAST Lancashire is celebrating a variety of horticultural success stories as part of a regional awards ceremony.

Photographic collection puts county in focus

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:00:00 +0100

STRIKING images of East Lancashire feature in a new collection of pictures by an accomplished photographer.

Work being done to manage flood risk in Ribble Valley

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 10:01:15 +0100

WORK is underway to manage flood risk in Whalley and Billington.

Tributes for 'community stalwart' who met Prince Charles

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:30:00 +0100

A COMMUNITY stalwart who took it upon himself to maintain a borough's cemetery and war memorial for more than 40 years has died.

'It looked more like something out of North Korea than Whalley' - RAF fighter fuel tanks discovered in the Ribble Valley

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:03:44 +0100

AN auctioneers got tongues wagging when they installed former RAF fighter fuel tanks on a grass verge.

Lancashire library hours: have your say

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 10:17:05 +0100

THE consultation on East Lancashire libraries’ opening hours starts on Monday.

A series of parent and child workout parties to be held in Whalley

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:04:25 +0100

A WORKOUT party for parents and their children was launched yesterday.

Library hours plans sparks row over East Lancashire opening 'reductions'

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0100

A NEW row has broken out as it emerged several East Lancashire libraries will have shorter opening hours to keep others open.

'Great Wall' could be built as town's flood defence

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 05:09:54 +0100

FLOOD protection groups have set out a long-term strategy to protect against flooding in their borough.

Former chemistry teacher publishes his own book at Whalley Parish Church

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:01:13 +0100

A FORMER teacher from the Ribble Valley is set to publish a book about his experiences as a Church welcomer.

Accrington and Rossendale College partnership nominated for mental health award

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:01:27 +0100

A PARTNERSHIP between an East Lancashire college and an NHS foundation trust which provides treatment for people with learning disabilities and complex needs has been nominated for a national award.

More than £55,000 spent on refurbishing community centre hall

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 05:03:17 +0100

A HISTORIC community centre at the 'heart' of the community is looking forward to the beginning of a new era following six weeks of refurbishment.

Heritage open days to be held at historic school

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 08:01:17 +0100

A HISTORIC grammar school will be holding a series of heritage open days this weekend.

Gin festival aims to be a roaring success

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0100

A NEW gin festival in the Ribble Valley is roaring to go for its launch event next week.

Lancashire library hours: have your say

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 10:14:06 +0100

THE consultation on East Lancashire libraries’ opening hours starts on Monday.

Lancashire library hours: have your say

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 10:11:06 +0100

THE consultation on East Lancashire libraries’ opening hours starts on Monday.

East Lancashire train commuters can travel to Manchester next week after station reopening

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 17:28:00 +0100

FOUR weeks of misery endured by East Lancashire passengers trying to get into Manchester is coming to an end.

New boundaries for Blackburn with Darwen and Ribble Valley councils set

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 08:00:00 +0100

EAST Lancashire’s biggest council will see its number of councillors slashed by a fifth saving more than £100,000-a-year under final proposals published yesterday.

Attack victims' families set to get £250,000 from charity fund

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:10:00 +0100

THE family of the people killed in the Manchester terror attack are to receive £250,000 from the We Love Manchester Fund, according to reports.

Michelle Kiss Memorial Walk raises £9,000

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:01:24 +0100

A TOTAL of £9,000 has been raised for the family of Michelle Kiss who died in the Manchester Arena bombing.

Plans to build houses given green light despite objections from councils and residents

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0100

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build houses on land which would be ‘out of keeping with the surrounding area’ has been given the green light.

Mini dog festival Mooch with yer Pooch was pawfect

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 10:00:00 +0100

DOZENS of dogs were treated to a mini-festival with the first Mooch with yer Pooch event held in the Ribble Valley on Sunday.

Wine shop plans more seating and 'private tasting room' — but says they'll move out of village if they don't get permission

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 05:00:00 +0100

AN upmarket Whalley wine shop wants to expand adding more seating and a private tasting room — but bosses say that if they cannot get permission for the project they would have to move out of the village.

Whalley Library set to be first in East Lancashire to reopen

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 07:00:00 +0100

A LIBRARY in the Ribble Valley is scheduled to reopen in mid November.

VIDEO/ PICTURE Gallery: Stunning East Lancashire in all its picturesque glory

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

EAST Lancashire has been captured in all its glory in a series of aerial shots.

East Lancashire MPs welcome new action on the ‘leasehold scam’

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 17:40:00 +0100

NEW government moves to end the sale of newly-built homes on a leasehold basis have been welcomed by MPs.

Bid to demolish redevelop eyesore town centre site in Whalley lodged

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 05:05:41 +0100

A BID to demolish and redevelop an eyesore town centre site on a main road has been lodged.

Village that lost bus link hails £1m boost

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0100

A£1MILLION boost to the bus network in Lancashire has been hailed as ‘fabulous news’ in a village that lost its service.

A community flood protection worker 'epitomises the term local hero'

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:15:00 +0100

A COMMUNITY group leader has pledged to invest £10,000 to repair damage if they are nominated a local flood hero.

Whalley restaurant Breda Murphy wins first AA Rosette after unannounced visit from inspector

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 05:07:01 +0100

THE owners of a restaurant are celebrating after landing another accolade.

Hundreds attend memorial day for Manchester Arena attack victim

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:01:16 +0100

A COMMUNITY came together as more than 400 people took part in a memorial run and walk for a victim of the Manchester Arena bombing.

Labour questions cost of saving East Lancashire libraries

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0100

LABOUR has questioned the cost of the new Tory Lancashire County Council leadership’s decision to save libraries from closure.

School hosts multi-faith week

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

A PRIMARY school hosted a Bollywood-tastic event as part of the school’s multi-cultural week yesterday.

Scout leader and trainee teacher admitted child pornography offences

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:49:26 +0100

A SCOUT leader and trainee teacher admitted child pornography offences when he appeared before Blackburn magistrates.

More than £700 raised for Manchester terrorist victims with fundraising night

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:00:00 +0100

A MANCHESTER fundraising event at an Indian restaurant has raised more than £700 for charity.

Fine effort as hundreds take part in charity pub walk to raise vital funds for East Lancs Hospice

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:00:00 +0100

AROUND 250 people put their best foot forward to raise thousands of pounds for East Lancashire Hospice.

East Lancashire's patients' champion dismisses £800,000 funding to help people with learning disabilities as a "drop in the ocean."

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:00 +0100

EAST Lancashire’s patients' champion has dismissed health bosses announcement of £800,000 to help people with learning disabilities as a "drop in the ocean".

Fresh reprieve for East Lancashire libraries

Tue, 30 May 2017 05:00:00 +0100

AN eleventh hour U-turn has been ordered on controversial plans to sell off three East Lancashire libraries - with a fourth set to be saved and reopened as a partnership.

Man suffers suspected fractured pelvis in crash involving car and motorbike

Sat, 06 May 2017 22:29:08 +0100

TWO men were taken to hospital following a crash between a car and a motorbike.

Two injured after car overturns

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:57:26 +0100

A CAR overturned in Whalley leaving two people with injuries.

Golden couple toast of village as they celebrate 25 years behind bar of pub

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:00:00 +0100

A RETIRED vicar and former teacher are toast of the village after celebrating 25 years running a pub.

Pensioner, 92, becomes one of the oldest people in the county to have pioneering surgery

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:30:00 +0100

A 92-YEAR-OLD man has praised hospital staff after becoming one of the oldest people in the county to have pioneering heart surgery.