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Weekly shrinks in size after more than a century

The Clitheroe Advertiser and Times has been making its own news in the Ribble Valley, undergoing a “small” change. After more than a century as a broadsheet, the weekly newspaper has changed to a new compact tabloid format. The new-look

Death of Lancashire journalist at 63

Staff at Lancashire newspapers are mourning the death of their colleague Tim Procter, who died of a heart attack on Monday. The 63-year-old worked full-time as a reporter at the Nelson Leader from the late 50s before joining the Clitheroe

Paper gives voice to homes protest

The public has declared its opposition to plans to demolish hundreds of homes after being given a voice through its local paper. The Nelson Leader has conducted a telephone poll as a major planning inquiry continues. And the Leader Times

Tributes paid to George Embley

George Embley, a sports writer for the Nelson Leader and Colne Times, has died. George suffered horrific injuries in an accident in April, but made a determined effort to regain full fitness and return to the job he loved. However,