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.

263 restaurant snaps up new head chef from Fell Bistro

Head chef Sean Wrest Preston’s first ever restaurant to be awarded three AA Rosettes has confirmed its new head chef. Sean Wrest, who was previously head chef at Fell Bistro and now serves as […]

7 months ago
Waterworks and a high death rate, Victorian Preston

Postcard showing one of the ornate reservoir dams, near Longridge Pic: Preston Digital Archive The provision of water was a major concern for Victorian towns. Thankfully, the upland areas around Preston were ideal as a catchment area. 1815 had seen the formation of an […]

7 months ago
Preston man jailed after stalking and harassing woman for three years

Daniel Newby A man has been jailed after carrying out a harassment campaign against a former business associate, which included death threats, posting her personal information online and bombarding her daily with […]

7 months ago
Preston Parish Council local elections 2023: Full list of candidates

Verification of votes at the 2019 local elections in Preston Pic: Blog Preston The Neighbourhood and Parish Council elections for Preston are taking place on Thursday 4 May. The Parish Elections will be scheduled to take place in Lea and Cottam (Cottam Ward), […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police identify body of man found at Longridge Fell

The body was found in woodland, and may have been there for weeks or even months Police have identified the body of a man found earlier this month at Longridge Fell. Officers had appealed for help after the discovery was made in woodland off Birdy Brow […]

7 months ago
Police appeal for help solve mystery of unidentified body found at Longridge Fell

The body was found in woodland, and may have been there for weeks or even months Police are appealing for help to identify a body that was found at Longridge Fell. Emergency services attended woodland just off Birdy Brow earlier this month, and sadly found the […]

7 months ago
St Mary’s Church in Goosnargh targeted by thieves

Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a burglary at a church in Goosnargh, near Preston. The incident happened at St Mary’s Church, Church Lane, between 5pm on […]

8 months ago
Cottam and Broughton primary schools add extra places

A number of schemes aimed at addressing the projected shortfall of primary and secondary school places in the Preston area have been approved by councillors. In October 2022, Lancashire County […]

8 months ago
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