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Saturday, 29 January 2011

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

20mph Speed Limit - Make your Views known

As Lancashire County Council intends to introduce a 20mph speed limit on residential roads, you can make your views known by clicking HERE!

Lancashire speed limit to be cut to 20mph!

Lancashire County Council has announced it intends to cut the speed limit on residential roads to 20 mph by 2013. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? What do you think? For more on the subject click HERE.

BBC Radio Lancashire Turns 40!

BBC Radio Lancashire celebrates its 40th anniversary tomorrow. In recent months, it has given Longridge a good amount of coverage. Thank you BBC and happy birthday! To read more about it, click HERE.

How Big is Big, How Small is Small?

A remarkable demonstration of the Scale of the Universe. Click HERE to view the Interactive Scale of the Universe Tool. I am not too sure where Longridge sits on the scale - what do you think?

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

IT Crash Course for Beginners

There is going to be an IT Crash Course for Beginners running at The Longridge Station. To find out more click HERE

A Chance to do more with your Photographs!

Good news! Longridge Station is organising a Photo Editing taster session on 15 Feb. Cost is £8 per head.
To book a place: 
telephone 07729-617683
or call at Reception at The Old Station.

Dance Classes Recommence!

 Reeders Dance StudioClasses recommence at Longridge Civic Hall on Wednesday 09 February 2011 at 2000. Intermediate level. Lessons includes Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence. 

Thursday, 13 January 2011

Goosnargh and Longridge Agricultural Show

Don't forget that this year's Goosnargh and Longridge Agricultural Show takes place on July 9. Put the date in your diary, now!

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

The View from Jeffrey Hill!

I saw this short film of the panoramic view from Jeffrey Hill on YouTube and thought you would enjoy seeing it. Enjoy! PS click the X on the advert box to close the advert.

Monday, 10 January 2011

Longridge Life Facebook Page is Now Open!

The Longridge Life Facebook Page is now up and running and, more importantly, open to all. You can post messages to the Wall such as publicising your Society or Organisation, list Events such as lectures, jumble sales and other fundraising events, take part in Discussions on various topics and even mention Lost Pets so people can keep an eye out for them. I'll see you there! Click HERE to visit.

Friday, 7 January 2011

Snowing in Longridge

0937 - it's snowing in Longridge. I guess the snow lovers won the Mind over Matter experiment, but as there is so little snow so far (famous last words!) it must be a very close run thing at the moment!

Thursday, 6 January 2011

Will it Snow on Friday?

Mind over Matter, Longridge.

Will it snow?
Like snow? Will it SO!

Will it snow?
Hate snow? Will it NO!

We await the results.

Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Snow and Bramblings


Brambling
Originally uploaded by tom_charles
Well, waking up to snow in Longridge (again) was a shock, but not unexpected as Met Office NW had kindly pushed out a flash warning on the subject late last night. Thankfully, it is already melting. That said, I now have even more Bramblings ground feeding beneath the bird table. There are, currently, 24 male birds feeding with not a female bird in sight. I wonder why?

This excellent photo was taken by Tom Charles who posted it on Flickr this morning. Well done, Tom!

Sunday, 2 January 2011

Creating Pictures in my Mind: Worry! Worry! Worry!

Creating Pictures in my Mind: Worry! Worry! Worry!: "Now that the snow is thawing, I am starting to worry. What about, you might ask? Well, this afternoon, I came across a melting snowman on a ..."

Saturday, 1 January 2011