6 ISSUES FOR £6 Subscribe to Lancashire Life today click here

Mayor of Ribble Valley’s Ball, Mitton Fold Hotel

PUBLISHED: 00:00 17 February 2017

Coun. Jan Alcock,  Coun. Alison Brown, Ann Marsden, Ann Osliffe and Beryl Fletcher

Coun. Jan Alcock, Coun. Alison Brown, Ann Marsden, Ann Osliffe and Beryl Fletcher

Archant

Show goes on without the mayor

Guests had a fabulous time at the Mayor of Ribble Valley’s Ball held at Mitton Fold Hotel, Whalley.

Unfortunately the one person missing was the mayor, Joyce Holgate, unable to attend after breaking her leg the day before. Her daughter and mayoress, Debra Holgate, took charge to ensure the evening went smoothly.

Just under £3,000 was raised for three charities: The Royal British Legion, Carers Link (Young Carers) and Ribble Valley Heart Fund.

Joyce said: ‘Everyone said that it was a brilliant night and they all enjoyed themselves. They want me to organise a spring ball so I can actually attend that one!’

More from Out & About

Yesterday, 00:00

It’s one of Lancashire’s tourism success stories but not eveyone knows what lies beyond the gates of Ribby Hall Village. Roger Borrell reports.

Read more
Wed, 00:00

Hen parties, Japanese tourists, corporate team builders and even dementia sufferers are learning to have fun herding sheep, writes Emily Rothery.

Read more
Dogs
Mon, 10:39

How well do you know Lancashire? Test your knowledge in this picture based quiz

Read more
Friday, March 17, 2017

Manchester is one of the UK’s busiest tourist destinations. It’s just perfect for family outings, particularly if you’re looking for an exciting day out without spending a single penny. Lucy Matthews selects some free places to explore.

Read more
Manchester
Friday, March 17, 2017

A woman’s love for a remarkable ash is just one of the stories unearthed in a Lake District project to find the region’s favourite tree.

Read more
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

From the top of chilly Winter Hill to the beautiful coastline around Arnside, we bring you some of the best walks to enjoy this Spring.

Read more
Bowland Walks Ribble Valley Walks
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A hive of creativity, Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle is an area continually on the rise, as Rebekka O’Grady discovers.

Read more
Liverpool
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Eccleston attracts people from across the country including a few famous faces, as Mairead Mahon discovers

Read more
Monday, March 13, 2017

Twenty-five years ago the suggestion that Bury could become a landmark cultural and retail destination would have earned more laughs than the big name comedians on stage at the town’s Met Theatre.

Read more
Bury
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Get out and about in the city with our best picks.

Read more
Liverpool
Monday, March 6, 2017

Artist Andy Beck talks to writer and photographer Mark Gilligan about his ten year passion recreating Lakeland’s most famous guides.

Read more

Victorian critic, thinker and artist John Ruskin knew precisely where he had retired to, when he spent his last decades in an estate overlooking Coniston Water. Brantwood, Lancashire, was the simple postal address he used up to his death in 1900. So it is fitting that the museum which bears his name is celebrating its connections with the Palatine county.

Read more
Coniston
Friday, March 3, 2017

Royal Mail analysed over a million UK redirection applications from the last 12 months to reveal the nation’s home moving habits. We look at some of the movers and shakers in Lancashire.

Read more
Ribble Valley Lytham Lancaster
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Artist Andy Beckett finds inspiration among the waders and seabirds along the coast near his Lytham home. Paul Mackenzie reports

Read more
Lancashire Wildlife Coastal Lancashire

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter


Subscribe or buy a mag today

Lancashire Life Application Link

Local Business Directory

Lancashire's trusted business finder

Job search in your local area



Search For a Car In Your Area

Property Search