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.

Longridge shop keeper given permission to keep in-store bar

DMD Design at Lower Lane, Longridge A Longridge interiors shop which has developed an in-store bar has been granted mixed-use planning permission for both activities. But it has prompted a range of views and one councillor […]

2 months ago
White Bull in Alston closed after tenants ‘unable to continue trading’

White Bull in Preston Road, Longridge Pic: Blog Preston The White Bull pub in Alston is currently closed due to the tenants being “unable to continue trading”. It has been reported that the pub is now looking for new […]

2 months ago
Longridge playing field named in memory of outstanding local campaigner

Brian Holden A Ribble Valley playing field has been named in memory the ‘outstanding councillor’ who was the driving force behind its £300,000 improvement scheme. Brian Holden campaigned for the refurbishment of […]

2 months ago
Rotary Club organise Christmas tree collection in Ribble Valley and North Preston for charity

Last year's Christmas tree collection. The Rotary Club of Longridge and North Preston have organised their annual charity Christmas tree collection across North Preston and the Ribble Valley. Trees will be collected between the 6 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cyclist taken to hospital after Longridge collision

Stonebridge roundabout Longridge Pic: Google A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a crash at the Stonebridge roundabout in Longridge. The incident happened today (Friday 1 December) at 1.20pm. The road was closed while […]

3 months ago
Preston’s Ann Forshaw’s launches new Greek style yoghurt range

Ann Forshaw (right) with her granddaughter Emma Baker outside Alston Dairy in Longridge A well-known Preston brand has launched a new Greek style yoghurt. Ann Forshaw’s, based at Alston Dairy between Grimsargh and Longridge, are now producing the new range. Read more: Bartleys […]

3 months ago
Bartleys Bar in Longridge to become Mrs Sippy cocktail bar and restaurant

The former Bartleys bar in Berry Lane, Longridge Pic: Google An Instagram-worthy cocktail is set to come to Longridge, replacing Bartleys Bar. Mrs Sippy is a new cocktail bar and restaurant which prides itself on its photogenic dishes and drinks. […]

3 months ago
Booths to remove self-checkout tills in Fulwood, Longridge, Penwortham and Longton stores

Booths store in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall All the Booths stores in and around Preston are set to remove their self-checkout tills. In an announcement that multiple Booths stores would have fully staffed checkouts, it has been […]

3 months ago
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