Bishop was VIP guest at special occasion for Burnley pupils

Proud parents, teachers and friends gathered for a very special occasion at Burnley's Holy Trinity Primary School.

The Bentham dance band Donut.

Make family memories at Testifest

The much acclaimed two-day Testifest charity music festival, which is equally a celebration of family, is to have a 70s groove when it returns to its Hartley’s Farm campsite home in Tosside next month for what will be its fifth consecutive year.

Headliners The Lovely Eggs.

Why The Lovely Eggs make perfect headliners at forest festival

Homespun Ribble Valley music and arts festival A Break in the Clouds will deliver a loud and proud finale when headliners The Lovely Eggs take to the stage at Gisburn Forest next week.

Gemma and Noah and their fellow gamers are filmed for the BBC children's current affairs programme Newsround.

Burnley mum and son were game to battle it out in TV spotlight

A mum and son, who share a passion for gaming, are set to become mini celebrities.
Lucky Cameron Halstead with the star prize of a bike he won as part of the "Active Ants" project.

Cameron lucky winner of star prize as Burnley schoolchildren get fit and active in special project

Hundreds of children across Burnley have been getting fit and active and keeping tabs on how well they are doing.

Villagers in Sabden enjoy their afternoon tea to celebrate the Royal Wedding.

Villagers' royal themed afternoon tea raises cash for three charities

More than 70 people enjoyed a right royal celebration in Sabden to mark the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle.

The late Sue Shepherd.

Tributes paid to charity stalwart Sue

Tributes have been paid to a devoted wife and mother who, for many years, was the Christian Aid co-ordinator for the Ribble Valley.

Former orphanage residents Peter Woodmansey (left) and Trevor Booth (right) with Sue Cotton, CEO of CANW.

Orphanage old boys reunite to inspire potential foster carers

Two former residents of a Ribble Valley orphanage returned to their childhood home ahead of Foster Care Fortnight to call on people from across Lancashire to consider fostering.
Some of the pupils dressed in red, white and blue.

Pupils enjoy regal picnic to celebrate royal wedding

Staff and pupils at a Clitheroe school went to town to celebrate the royal wedding.

A family fun event is on the cards at Burnley's Thompson Park this Bank Holiday weekend.

Burnley park to host Bank Holiday family fun weekend

Archery and tomahawk throwing and owls are just two of the attractions on offer this Bank Holiday weekend.

Mother Ruth and daughter Emily holding hands while watching the One Love concert from their hospital beds last year.

Family rebuilding their lives a year on from Manchester Arena bomb attack

A year after the Manchester Arena bomb attack during which 22 people were killed and more than 800 injured, a Ribble Valley family continue to rebuild their lives.

Children and families having fun at last year's Burnley Canal Festival.

Popular canal festival ready to set sail into Burnley

The hugely popular Burnley Canal Festival is ready to draw the crowds again this August.

Former Claret Leighton James will be at a charity event for Pendleside Hospice later this month.

Former Claret will make guest appearance at charity footy day

Former Claret Leighton James will make a guest appearance at a charity football tournament later this month.

Children from St Mary Magdalene's RC Primary School meet the Mad Professors at last year's Burnley College Science Festival.

Science festival back with a bang

The Burnley College whizz bag Science Festival is back for a third year running next month.
Dog grooming

Where are the best dog grooming salons in Lancashire?

Dogs love being pampered and groomed.
Spectators prepare for the launch of the Cliviger Duck Race

Village goes quackers over annual duck race

Hundreds of residents turned to watch the annual Cliviger Duck Race on May Day Bank Holiday Monday

Blindness was no barrier for role model,  graduate and preacher Barbara

Blindness was no barrier for role model, graduate and preacher Barbara

A woman, who became a well known figure in her adopted hometown of Padiham, has died at the age of 77.

Death of former well known Burnley businessman "Ceiling Syd"

Death of former well known Burnley businessman "Ceiling Syd"

A former well known business owner in the building trade has died after falling ill on holiday in Thailand at the age of 77.
The family of Liam Gorton have paid tribute to him as a loving son and brother

Tributes for Burnley man as a "legend with a heart of gold"

The family of a 22-year-old man, who died suddenly at his home last week, have paid tribute to him as a "legend with a heart of gold."


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