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Tributes for kind and caring Barley man

A kind and caring Pendle man who worked for decades at Barley Tea Rooms has died. Mr Michael Goldsbrough, who lived in the village, died in Heather Grange care home after a short illness. His wife of 30 years, Mrs Lorraine Goldsbrough paid tribute to her

today, 17:13 in Regional North West

Clitheroe school hosts teacher training information event

Did you know that you can train to teach locally in a school? As part of the Pennine Lancashire School-Centred Initial Teacher Training scheme, Ribblesdale High School, in Clitheroe, is hosting an information event on Monday, May 22nd, from 5 to 6pm. Gra

today, 17:13 in Regional North West

GPs recommend residents prepare for the Bank Holiday

GPs across East Lancashire are recommending that residents take appropriate steps to prepare for the bank holiday weekend, when many GP surgeries will be closed. Many NHS services will be running as normal, such as A&E and NHS 111, but due to the...

today, 14:23 in Regional North West

MP sees vital work of homeless charity

Burnley MP Julie Cooper visited Emmaus Burnley to learn more about the work of the charity and find out about current homelessness issues. Mrs Cooper met with companions – people supported by Emmaus Burnley – as well as staff members at the community bui

today, 10:57 in Regional North West

Blueprint will give new lease of life to one of county's most recognisable landmarks

A £2m blueprint of exciting plans for the future of Pendle Hill and the people who live around it  have been unveiled. More than 50 people from the villages and communities around the famous landmark gathered at a meeting of the Pendle Hill Landscape Par

yesterday, 17:48 in Regional North West

Days to go until Lancashire County Council elections

There's now just six days to go until the county council elections on Thursday, May 4th. The elections will decide all 84 seats on the council. The county council provides the majority of local government services in Lancashire including education, foste

yesterday, 13:15 in Regional North West

Bikers gearing up for future

A generous donation from East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust will keep a team of emergency volunteer bikers, who provide a lifeline service for NHS patients and services, on the road for a further 12 months. Trust Pathology manager Jeff Cottam presented

yesterday, 11:31 in Regional North West

Holidaymaker's appeal for lost engagement ring

A 38-year-old mum-of-one has made an emotional appeal after losing her engagement ring while on holiday in the Ribble Valley. Niki Gallagher, of Waterloo in Merseyside, was on holiday in Clitheroe at her parents' caravan in Gisburn when she lost her ring

yesterday, 09:20 in Regional North West

All’s set for Whitechapel’s Blacksticks Blue 10K Road Race

The annual Blacksticks Blue 10K Road Race and Fun Run takes place on Sunday, May 7. The race takes in the scenic route from Whitechapel Village Hall to Beacon Fell Vistor Centre and back again and attracts a mix of runners from all over Lancashire. Every

Friday, 14:35 in Regional North West

All’s set for tractor Cockerham Tractor Run

Organisers of Cockerham Tractor Run, which is now in its fifth year, are hoping for another spectacular turnout on Saturday, May 6 from both entrants and supporters alike. Last year, more than 100 enthusiasts with both vintage tractors and new took part

Friday, 12:05 in Regional North West

Charity football tournament and fund raising day will be in honour of tragic teen Oliver

Hundreds of people are expected to go along to a grand charity football match and fund raising day in honour of  a popular teenager who died in January. Bobby Carter (17) and his cousin Brandon, who is 16, have organised the event on Saturday, May 13th,

Friday, 11:32 in Regional North West

Exciting new food hall set to showcase the tastes of Bowland

Food and drink producers from Bowland are lining up to showcase their wares at the Bowland Food Hall, opening at the end of May. The food hall is the latest development by hospitality group James’ Places at Holmes Mill in Clitheroe. It promises to be a c

Friday, 11:18 in Regional North West

Closure threat over popular pre-school

A Clitheroe pre-school may be forced to close its doors after a recent Ofsted inspection deemed its offering “inadequate”. Bowland Montessori Pre-school, which is based at St James’ CE Primary School on Greenacre Street and run by leader Nancy Bigmore, i

Thursday, 17:06 in Regional North West

Bowland Explorer will connect rural communities

A new bus service running through the heart of the Forest of Bowland is to be launched at the beginning of May. The Bowland Explorer will connect with Bentham Line rail services from Leeds and Morecambe at Bentham station, on Sundays from May 7th until S

Thursday, 16:06 in Regional North West

MP calls for urgent action on the borough's potholes

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans is calling for urgent action to be taken on the borough’s potholes. Mr Evans recently spoke in the House of Commons about the dire state of the Valley’s roads and asked that district authorities, like Ribble Valley Borough Co

Thursday, 15:44 in Regional North West

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