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Cash boost to Valley heart fund thanks to the kindness of church group

Twelve months of hard work and fundraising by a Clitheroe church group has resulted in £2,000 being donated to help keep hearts ticking. Members of St Michael and St John's Church Ladies Group presented a cheque for £2,000 to Clitheroe's Dr Lucy Astle...

today, 14:13 in Regional North West
 

Valley's budding engineers gain a boatload of experience at annual college event

Engineers of the future from Bowland and Ribblesdale High schools enjoyed a hands-on learning day at Nelson and Colne College’s Engineering Because event. They were among 200 pupils from 13 different secondary schools in the Ribble Valley, Pendle,...

today, 13:03 in Regional North West
 

Valley folk's Christmas spirit raises £1,000 for local baby loss charity

A Christmas craft fair organised by Clitheroe couple Rosie and Ben Strachan raised over £1,000 for local baby loss charity Friends of Serenity. Rosie (28) and Ben (29) organised the fair to say "thank you" to the charity after receiving...

today, 12:06 in Regional North West
 

Burnley woman's rare brain condition meant she lost her memory every day for six months

A Burnley woman whose world was turned upside down by a deadly brain condition that robbed her of her memories is preparing for an inspiring Christmas charity challenge. Professional dancer Claire Rhodes (29), who had been working as a fitness...

today, 11:53 in Regional North West
 

Stretch of the M6 in Lancashire to be closed over January weekend to remove bridge

Drivers have been warned that a stretch of the M6 in Lancashire will be closed over a weekend in the New Year. The closure will happen as Highways England removes a bridge over the motorway near Lancaster. Nan’s Nook bridge carries a footpath between...

today, 11:53 in Regional North West
 

Conservative MP Nigel Evans vows to champion young Ribble Valley voters by prioritising climate change and...

Conservative MP Nigel Evans has vowed to champion young Ribble Valley voters by prioritising climate change and supporting first-time property buyers. The former deputy speaker of the Common has said the party aims to make the country carbon neutral...

today, 11:47 in Regional North West
 

Audiences sing along to Clitheroe concert society's seasonal music extravaganza

Clitheroe Concert Society’s Christmas production proved not only unusual, but highly enjoyable with music from the 17th Century introduced and played by two lecturers from the Royal Academy of Music in London. Nicolette Moonen, who also founded the...

today, 11:04 in Regional North West
 

Whalley Golf Club’s Lady Captain has fundraising for Rosemere off to a tee

The newly-retired Lady Captain of Whalley Golf Club, Bridget Rees, raised £2,169 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation during her year in post. Bridget, who stepped down from her captaincy at the end of October, hosted a coffee morning, organised a meal and...

today, 10:02 in Regional North West
 

General Election 2019: Reaction in Lancashire as the Conservatives win huge majority

As the dust settles from last night's result, voters from across the region have been having their say on social media. Here are a selection of the many reactions from across the county: Go Boris now let’s get ourselves released from the shackles of...

today, 09:51 in Regional North West
 

General Election 2019 results: here are the winning candidates for every Lancashire seat

Find out who emerged victorious in your constituency following the 2019 General Election. The United Kingdom is waking up to a Conservative majority government. Results up and down the country are still being counted though Boris Johnson is set to...

today, 09:44 in Regional North West
 

Fire crews rescue trapped casualty in M65 two-car crash

Emergency services were at the scene of a collision involving two vehicles on the M65 near Burnley yesterday. Fire crews from Burnley and Nelson rushed to junctions 8 and 9 just before 6pm yesterday. Upon arrival, firefighters found the incident...

today, 09:31 in Regional North West
 

Conservative Nigel Evans holds Ribble Valley seat in the General Elections 2019

Ribble Valley voters have gone to the polls and elected Conservative Nigel Evans as their new MP. The former deputy speaker of the Common has held the seat after securing 33,346 votes, the most he's ever had since he first stood for . The results were...

today, 03:30 in Regional North West
 

General Election 2019: LIVE news and results

We're staying up all night to bring you the very latest in news and results from around the region, and you're very welcome. Our reporters are at the counts, and we'll bring you the news as it happens from our 16 seats in the county: Blackpool North...

yesterday, 22:03 in Regional North West
 

Here is how Marie Curie can provide support to people with terminal illnesses over Christmas

The Marie Curie Information and Support Line will be open over the festive period to provide a listening ear for people living with a terminal illness. The Marie Curie Information and Support Line will be open over the festive period to provide a...

yesterday, 17:10 in Regional North West
 

Northern Rail bosses warn passengers across Lancashire to be prepared as new timetables come into force

Rail bosses are warning passengers to be prepared as new timetables come into force this weekend. Sunday (December 15) will see the introduction of new timetables across the Northern network and, whilst many services will remain unaltered, customers...

yesterday, 12:06 in Regional North West
 
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