Sarah is tipped for a rural Oscar accolade

A mounted police volunteer for the Ribble Valley is a finalist in the Countryside Alliance Awards for her business Bit on the Sidesaddle.

A photo of the crash scene taken by a passerby.

Police issue appeal after serious A682 crash

Police are appealing for information following a serious collision on the A682 near Gisburn on Sunday.

Man jailed for almost nine years.

Man jailed after stabbing ex-partner

A man has been jailed for almost nine years after stabbing his ex-partner.

A section of the A682 is currently closed.

Road closed after accident on A682 in Gisburn

Part of the A682 has been closed following a crash.

A car collided with the garden wall on Briercliffe Road in Burnley this lunch time.

Car smashes into garden wall in Burnley

All three emergency services were called to a street in Burnley this lunchtime after a car crashed into a garden wall.

The bracelet with opal stone detail that was stolen.

Jewellery of 'sentimental value' stolen in burglary

An investigation has been launched by the police after thieves stole jewellery of "sentimental value".

Two dogs perished in a house fire on Tuesday night.

Two dogs killed in house fire

Two dogs have died in a house fire.

Hickey stole from the public and his staff."

Ribble Valley man jailed for two years

A 75-year-old Ribble Valley businessman has been jailed for two years after stealing more than £100,000 from the taxman.

It was a slow crawl through Read this morning.

Road works chaos should be short lived says council spokesman

Road works in Read which caused severe tailbacks this morning should be finished by the end of tomorrow.

Chef owner at The Freemasons at Wiswell Steven Smith.

Ribble Valley eateries named in top 10

Two Ribble Valley gastropubs have made the top 10 of one of the most prestigious lists in the industry.

Police have extended their thanks to members of the public.

Clitheroe man receives 10 year prison sentence for serious assault

A 23-year-old man from Clitheroe has been given an extended sentence of 14 years following "a brutal attack" on a "vulnerable defenceless man".

The injured person was transported to the Royal Preston Hospital by ambulance.

Person rushed to hospital after being hit by train at crossing

Services are getting back to normal after a train travelling from Colne to Preston struck a pedestrian earlier this morning.

Police appeal.

Police appeal after theft at Padiham's Tesco

Police have released the image of a man who they want to speak to after cash was stolen from Tesco in Padiham.

Keen cyclist and marathon runner Nick Owen.

Clitheroe man’s promise to his mum

A keen cyclist and marathon runner will take on his biggest challenge yet this June in memory of his mum.
Could you foster a child?

Foster and change a child's life

Lancashire County Council is hoping that when people made their New Year's resolutions, they took the time to think how they might help local children for whom life hasn't been easy.

Investigations are now continuing into the assault.

Whalley bar assault police appeal update

A man has come forward after a police appeal following an assault in a Whalley bar earlier this month.
Tony, who is married to Janet and has twin daughters Claire and Lucy and three grandchildren, knows that he will gradually lose the ability to do things

Granddad ‘banks’ voice before Motor Neurone Disease means he loses it for good

A grandad diagnosed with the progressive muscle wasting condition Motor Neurone Disease has revealed how he has “banked” his voice so he can still communicate in a recognisable way with his family when he loses it.
Sex offender Keith Russell was arrested in Liverpool today.

Police arrest sex offender

A sex offender with links to Lancashire wanted on recall to prison has been arrested.

Police warning after serious crash.

Motorists warned to avoid Burnley road following serious crash

Motorists are being warned to avoid a major road in Burnley as emergency services deal with a serious crash.

Keith Russell, also known as Trevor Byrne.

Police appeal for sex offender's whereabouts

Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of a sex offender with links to Lancashire who is wanted on recall to prison.

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