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.

Teenage boy charged with arson after Goosnargh primary school fire

A teenage boy has been charged with arson following fires at a primary school in Goosnargh. Preston Police said a 13-year-old boy – who cannot be named for legal reasons […]

4 months ago
Animal lovers in Preston invited to join RSPCA’s annual One Fun Day

Entrance to the RSPCA in Preston Pic: Blog Preston RSPCA Preston and District Branch to host an event on Saturday June 17   Animal lovers are invited to join in the celebrations at the RSPCA’s One Fun Day, which will […]

6 months ago
St Cecilia’s High School to expand school places

In Longridge plans to increase the admission numbers at St Cecilia’s Roman Catholic High School by 23 places per year from 2023/2024 have been agreed by the Diocese of Salford […]

6 months ago
New Whittingham primary school proposed

A new primary school is to be set up on the former Whittingham Hospital site to meet a predicted shortfall of places in the Goosnargh, Grimsargh and Longridge areas. Lancashire […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Royal Preston Hospital featured in Channel 5 documentary

Channel 5 documentary series Cause of Death, featuring several departments across Royal Preston Hospital, has been long-listed in the National Television Awards for Best Factual. The Candour Productions series, which […]

6 months ago
Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival road closures and procession times

The main road through Goosnargh and Whittingham will be closed this weekend as the annual Whitsuntide Festival returns. And the full programme for what’s on during the day has also […]

6 months ago
Seven homes planned near grade-II listed Ashes Farm in Longridge

View from the Lane showing southern site boundary to the left Pic: Planning documents Plans to build seven new homes on land near the Ashes Farm west of Longridge, have been submitted to Preston City Council. The site lies within the countryside and comprises […]

7 months ago
Award-winning Longridge restaurant confirms new head chef

An award-winning restaurant in Lancashire has announced the appointment of a new head chef. Brett Thornton is now head chef at Fell Bistro in Longridge having served in the kitchen […]

7 months ago
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