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Longridge haulage firm stops trucking after almost 60 years

The Carefoot haulage site off Derby Road ahead of the auction. Pic: Mark Ashmore A Longridge-based haulage firm that has operated in the town since 1966 has put its fleet of wagons under the hammer. Carefoot Plc is based just off Derby Road, Longridge, […]

5 hours ago
The 1800s murder of a Ribble Valley landlady that shocked the nation

To those who pass Setters Farm these days, it just looks like a derelict farmhouse on the side of the road between Ribchester and Longridge. But it has a dark […]

22 hours ago
Rock on the Rec returns to raise vital funds for Ribchester football club

Rock on the Rec showcases local musical talent and raises vital funds for Ribchester Rovers. A hugely popular local music event is returning to Ribchester park this Saturday, May 18. Now in its eighth year, Rock on the Rec will host seven local bands and […]

4 days ago
Chipping FC looks to the future as it marks 140th anniversary

Chipping Reserves won the West Lancs League reserve division two title this year. A village football club which runs 18 teams and has more than 200 players is celebrating its 140th anniversary this year. The remarkable milestone has been achieved by Chipping Football […]

5 days ago
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Uncertainty over River Ribble quarry scheme ‘putting lives on hold’

Uncertainty over a proposed sand and gravel quarry on the banks of the River Ribble is ‘putting people’s lives on hold’, local residents have claimed. It is now three years […]

6 days ago
Ribchester residents threatened and beauty spot blighted by antisocial behaviour

The River Ribble at Ribchester Pic: Blog Preston A Ribble Valley councillor is calling for an anti-social behaviour action plan to be drawn up after a group of youths abused and intimidated villagers last weekend. Ribchester residents spoke […]

1 week ago
Major Garstang housing development gets final approval

A controversial planning application for 251 homes on the edge of Garstang has finally been approved by councillors. The proposal, which includes 75 affordable homes and also commercial units on […]

2 weeks ago
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