Longridge Conservative councillor defects to Labour and slams national party policy

Derek Brocklehurst, left, and Labour group leader Lee Jameson A Ribble Valley Conservative councillor has defected to the borough’s Labour group, boosting the number of opposition councillors which rose significantly after this year’s local elections. Derek Brocklehurst, an Alston […]

1 month ago
More than 90 new homes for Longridge but developer must fund school places

Plan for 91 homes at Alston Grange, west of Preston Road at Longridge. Plans for over 90 new homes on land at Longridge have been approved by Ribble Valley Council, pending an agreement for the developer to provide funding towards extra school spaces […]

2 months ago
Alston Grange plans for further new homes between Grimsargh and Longridge

The Alston Grange development off Preston Road, Longridge Pic: Blog Preston Plans for more than 90 homes near Longridge in the Ribble Valley will be looked at by borough councillors this week, linked to changes to a previous blueprint. Applicant Adam […]

2 months ago
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