Ribble Valley Locations

Key places covered in the Ribble Valley, the borough borders the city of Preston, Lancashire on its eastern side and includes the town of Longridge.

Three cars and property damaged in Longridge car explosion

Hollin Hall Drive in Longridge Pic: Google A car explosion in Longridge saw additional fire crews in the town during Monday evening. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent two crews to Hollin Hall Drive off Blackburn Road, […]

1 month ago
Longridge high schools shut due to Butlers Cheese fire

The scene down Shay Lane during Monday evening as the fire took hold Pic: Jamie Baptiste A high school in Longridge has been forced to close due to a fire at a nearby industrial estate. Longridge High School in Preston Road said it was staying shut […]

1 month ago
Butlers Cheese fire in Longridge sends smoke and flames into sky seen for miles around

Crews at the scene of the fire in Longridge overnight . Pic: Lancashire FRS Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service are expected to be in attendance today (November 7) continuing to deal with the aftermath of a fire that could be seen for many miles […]

1 month ago
Firefighters tackling major fire at Longridge industrial estate

The fire at Shay Lane Pic: Blog Preston Emergency services are tackling a major fire at an industrial unit in Longridge. Firefighters were called to to what’s understood to be the Butlers Cheese premises in Shay Lane. Flames […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Longridge pickleball player honoured with British Empire Medal 

Elaine Shallcross Elaine Shallcross has been an advocate for the sport and was recognised for her unwavering commitment to getting more people playing pickleball.

1 month ago
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 […]

2 months ago
Process where Longridge property leased to pet shop set out

Longridge Over-60s Club The alleged ‘loss’ to the community of a council-owned building in Longridge, described as a community activity base for over 25 years but now let to a shop, has been […]

2 months ago
Firefighters spend three hours rescuing cows from slurry pit

Crews from Preston and Penwortham attended the rescue in Parsonage Lane Pic: Google Crews from Preston and Penwortham were sent to Chipping after three cows became stranded in a slurry pit.

2 months ago
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