Ribble Valley News

Latest news and information for the Ribble Valley, which borders the eastern side of the city of Preston, Lancashire.

The 1800s murder of a Ribble Valley landlady that shocked the nation

To those who pass Setters Farm these days, it just looks like a derelict farmhouse on the side of the road between Ribchester and Longridge. But it has a dark […]

7 hours ago
Preston bus station information office to reopen and services to be given new timetables

Preston Bus Station. Credit: Blog Preston A dozen Lancashire bus services are to be given a boost with new and expanded timetables introduced on routes across the county. Bus operators and Lancashire County Council have agreed […]

3 days ago
Rock on the Rec returns to raise vital funds for Ribchester football club

Rock on the Rec showcases local musical talent and raises vital funds for Ribchester Rovers. A hugely popular local music event is returning to Ribchester park this Saturday, May 18. Now in its eighth year, Rock on the Rec will host seven local bands and […]

4 days ago
Chipping FC looks to the future as it marks 140th anniversary

Chipping Reserves won the West Lancs League reserve division two title this year. A village football club which runs 18 teams and has more than 200 players is celebrating its 140th anniversary this year. The remarkable milestone has been achieved by Chipping Football […]

4 days ago
Three new writers you’ll be reading on Blog Preston

From l-r: Ben Briggs, Louise Gooch and Jamie Lopez Three new writers will be appearing on Blog Preston as our coverage expands on city issues, the rural and northern part of Preston, and the food and drink scene. Jamie […]

6 days ago
Ribchester residents threatened and beauty spot blighted by antisocial behaviour

The River Ribble at Ribchester Pic: Blog Preston A Ribble Valley councillor is calling for an anti-social behaviour action plan to be drawn up after a group of youths abused and intimidated villagers last weekend. Ribchester residents spoke […]

7 days ago
Single fares on buses to be capped at £1 on Sundays

Preston Bus Station. Credit: Blog Preston Tickets for adults on buses will be capped at £1 under a new scheme introduced in Lancashire. They make up a reported £8.5m of bus services improvements that also includes […]

1 week ago
In pictures: Northern Lights seen over Preston and Lancashire

Preston was treated to a dazzling display in the sky on Friday night. The Northern Lights were clearly visible as the city looked upwards. Starting just after 11pm the light […]

1 week ago
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