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Local Rotary Club to collect Christmas trees in Ribble Valley and North Preston

What's your plan for when the festive fun ends and you need to ditch the Christmas Tree? Pic: Serge A local Rotary Club has organised a tree collection service to raise funds for local charities over the festive period. Between 8 and 9 January, The Rotary Club of Longridge […]

5 months ago
Drug-driver who left his passenger to die after Grimsargh high-speed crash has been jailed for five years

Sean Harrison Dowbekin (left) has been jailed for five years after the crash in 2018. Jake Beatty (right) sadly died a month later Pic: Preston Police A drug-driver who crashed his car at speed and fled the scene, leaving his front seat passenger with serious injuries that he later died from, has been jailed for five […]

10 months ago
Van driver charged following death of pensioner in Longridge crash

Police and fire crews in Preston Road Pic: Stephen Melling A Ribchester man has been charged in connection with the death of a pensioner near Preston. The incident which saw an 80-year-old man from Longridge suffer serious injuries and die […]

5 years ago
Farm building fire in Ribchester is ‘suspected arson’ as police investigate

Fire crews work to contain the blaze during Saturday morning Pic: Preston Fire Station An arson investigation has been launched by police after a barn was set on fire near Preston. Fleet Street Lane in Ribchester was closed off from Saturday morning while crews […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal to find out what happened to Ribchester man found dead in the River Ribble

Mr Carysforth was found dead in the Ribble on Monday The last movements of a pensioner who was found dead in the River Ribble are being traced by police. Stewart Carysforth went missing from his home in Ribchester on Sunday […]

6 years ago
Ribchester Roman dig features on BBC4 show

Students and volunteers digging at Ribchester A Roman settlement near Preston has been featured on a BBC4 programme. Ribchester’s archaeological dig has been ongoing by students at the University of Central Lancashire and they found themselves […]

6 years ago
Ribchester Roman remains to be excavated in major new dig

St Wilfrid's churchyard in Ribchester is one place due to be excavated Roman remains near Preston are to be excavated once more for further understanding about their role in the Roman Empire. Ribchester is nestled in the Lancashire countryside in what was […]

7 years ago
Restaurant review: Angels at Ribchester

Guinea fowl for main Angels in Ribchester has held or flirted with Trip Advisor’s top spot for some considerable time and built up significant local support. With an empty stomach I booked myself in […]

8 years ago
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