Clitheroe Chamber of Trade and Commerce annual ball, Stirk House Hotel

PUBLISHED: 00:18 22 February 2011 | UPDATED: 18:55 20 February 2013

Cllr Alan Yearing mayor of Clitheroe, Susan Yearing Mayoress of Clitheroe, Peter Robinson former High Sheriff of Lancashire, Cllr Lois Rimmer Ribble Valley Mayor, Janette Ranson, Nigel Evans MP, John Allerton Chairman Whalley Chamber of Trade, Michael Ranson Leader Ribble Valley Council, Ian Lloyd President Clitheroe Chamber of Trade, Anne Lloyd

Cllr Alan Yearing mayor of Clitheroe, Susan Yearing Mayoress of Clitheroe, Peter Robinson former High Sheriff of Lancashire, Cllr Lois Rimmer Ribble Valley Mayor, Janette Ranson, Nigel Evans MP, John Allerton Chairman Whalley Chamber of Trade, Michael Ranson Leader Ribble Valley Council, Ian Lloyd President Clitheroe Chamber of Trade, Anne Lloyd

Ian Lloyd, President of the Clitheroe Chamber of Trade and Commerce, gave an upbeat assessment of business prospects in the Ribble Valley at the organisation's annual ball, staged at the Stirk House Hotel. Photography by Andrew Hale

Ian Lloyd, President of the Clitheroe Chamber of Trade and Commerce, gave an upbeat assessment of business prospects in the Ribble Valley at the organisations annual ball, staged at the Stirk House Hotel.


He told more than 150 guests, including civic heads, politicans and business leaders from around the region, that after a difficult trading period there were now many positive signs. He added later: Clitheroe is the jewel in the crown of the Ribble Valley and the Ribble Valley is the jewel of east Lancashire.

Photography by Andrew Hale

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