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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.

£8k stolen from elderly Longridge woman in latest courier fraud scam

CCTV image of man wanted in connection with courier fraud investigation Detectives investigating scams involving people claiming to be police officers want to speak to a man in connection with a report in Longridge. On Thursday 22 October a fraudster contacted […]

8 months ago
Community projects in Preston, Fulwood, Barton and Longridge receive funding from local developer

A Chorley developer has provided funding for community projects across Preston. The homebuilder has its regional headquarters in Buckshaw Village and invited applications from the community near its developments in […]

8 months ago
Longridge hairdresser shaves head to honour dad undergoing cancer treatment

Rosemere Cancer Foundation has received a £7,500 donation thanks to a brave Longridge hairdresser. Mum-of-two Helen Richmond’s friend Clarissa Bolton of The Salon cut her hair and then shaved her […]

8 months ago
Preston, Longridge, Bamber Bridge and Ashton men amongst Lancashire Police’s most wanted

Police are searching for five men from Preston, Longridge, Bamber Bridge and Ashton. The men are amongst nine of the most wanted suspects in Lancashire and are being searched for […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Longridge D-Day veteran’s memory will live on thanks to new development

A Longridge D-Day veteran is being remembered as a new housing development is named after him. ‘Rogerson Gardens’ is in memory of Gerard Rogerson, and it is hoped his memory […]

10 months ago
Electricity pylon catches fire on the outskirts of Preston

Birks Brow, Thornley Pic: Google Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service last night dealt with a blaze involving an electricity pylon. Crews were called shortly after 7pm on Saturday (28 August) to the fire in Birks […]

10 months ago
Red Scar House, lost stations and a lost mansion

Red Scar House with original thatched cottage Pic: Preston Digital Archive The story of Red Scar Manor is a romantic tale of a lost mansion and a now defunct railway. Once there was a rich lawyer who wanted to be Lord […]

10 months ago
Longridge primary school receives honey dipper donation from local developer

A developer has donated wooden honey dippers to Barnacre Road Primary School to encourage its students to learn about wildlife. Barnacre Road Primary School, located near Barratt Homes’ Bowland Meadow […]

11 months ago
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