Ribble Valley News

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

Preston groups to split £23k from the Co-op Local Community Fund

More than £20,000 is going to multiple good causes across Preston thanks to the Co-Op. The Co-op Local Community Fund supports projects across the UK. Every time members buy Co-op […]

7 hours ago
Samlesbury Hall unlocks new rooms to the public for first time in 700 years

Autumnal Samlesbury Hall Samlesbuy Hall has unlocked new rooms to the public for the first time in 700 years. Dating back to 1325, the 14th century house is embracing the 21st century and […]

4 days 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 […]

1 week 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. […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Almost double the number of new pupils expected at Broughton school

Broughton In Amounderness CoE Primary School Image: Google A primary school on the outskirts of Preston will see the number of new pupils it admits next year almost double – with the possibility that the expansion could then become […]

2 weeks ago
Storm Debi sees National Highways issue severe weather alert for M6, M55 and M61

An overhead view of Junction 31 of the M6 Pic: fragglehunter A rare weather alert has been issued for the motorway network in the North West of England including Preston. Storm Debi is expected to sweep in from the early hours […]

3 weeks ago
Storm Debi triggers strong winds warning for Preston and Lancashire

Storm clouds over Preston Pic: Stephen Melling Preston and Lancashire are bracing for the arrival of Storm Debi. The Met Office has declared a yellow weather warning – their lowest warning level – for strong winds during […]

3 weeks ago
Longridge high schools forced to close early due to smoke from Butlers Farmhouses Cheeses fire

Firefighters continuing to tackle the fire at Butlers on Tuesday afternoon Pic: Mark Ashmore Two high schools in Longridge are being forced to close early due to the continued smoke from a major fire in the town. Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses packing plant and offices […]

3 weeks ago
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