News articles by Sabden Parish Council


10th of May, 2022

First Judging Period 1st June – 17th July 2022 You may remember that last year Sabden was Highly Commended in the Champion Class and we are proud of our Outstanding Features which also did well. The aim of the comp...

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Highway Safety

29th of April, 2022

Thankyou to everyone who made comments on highway safety issues in our parish, all of your comments have been helpful in building the case to present to LCC, Highways. Our Councillor met with Highways officials, County Councillor Charles Edwards w...

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Calico & Clogs Heritage Trail

6th of April, 2022

Sabden Parish Council with funding from the Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership and the Heritage Lottery Fund have created The Calico & Clogs Heritage trail around the lovely village of Sabden.   Using a series of information...

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Walking & Cycling Survey - Have Your Say

25th of March, 2022

Everyone is invited to take part in a survey to help shape future plans for cycling and walking in Lancashire. Lancashire County Council wants to join up the gaps in our existing network of footpaths and cycle routes and provide safer, d...

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COVID-19 Vaccine At Home Service

3rd of March, 2022

Those who need it can now get a COVID-19 vaccine from the comfort of their own home. The NHS in your area has launched a new initiative allowing anyone who cannot attend a vaccine clinic can get their vaccine at home. This service is for...

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Vacancy for Parish Councillor

2nd of March, 2022

SABDEN PARISH COUNCIL LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 (SEC. 87(2) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of SABDEN following the res...

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Sabden Heritage Trail- Calico & Clogs

16th of February, 2022

Over the next couple of weeks there will be a number of Information Boards, Lecterns and Way Markers installed around the village. These are part of the new heritage trail entitled Calico & Clogs. This easy to walk trail has been made possible...

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New Flood Warning Service

8th of February, 2022

A  new flood warning service will be launched on 23rd February by the Environment Agency for Sabden Brook and Badger Well Water. This new service is part of the Flood Warning Expansion Project, in which they are expanding the existi...

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Highway Safety Issues

30th of January, 2022

The parish council is continually striving to deal with the many highways issues and make Sabden a safer place, Unfortunately, in many instances without the help/input of LCC it is unable to move forward. We can all help by parking considerat...

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Richard Cobden Bust

30th of January, 2022

A bust of Richard Cobden  has been installed outside Falcon House to mark the site of Cobden Mill which features in the new heritage trail for Sabden.  The installation of the head has been funded by Mid Pennine  Arts as part o...

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Stay ‘In the Know’ and report it

17th of January, 2022

Recently Scott Fairclough from the police rural task force and PCSO(Police Community support officer) Sian Coffey introduced themselves at a parish council meeting, they outlined their roles and explained how we all can help by reporting activity....

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Watt Street Bus Shelter

7th of December, 2021

The parish council would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused due to works connected with the installation of a new bus shelter at the Watt St junction with Whalley Road. When the development at Victoria Mill was approved the d...

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Telephone Kiosk

7th of December, 2021

The Parish council is pleased to confirm that the BT Phonebox is now decommissioned and officially adopted. Our Councillors are pleased so many in our community have taken an interest in its future use and maintenance and look forward to...

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Best kept Village Competition 2021

15th of October, 2021

The Award Ceremony for Lancashire Best Kept Village Competition was held on Monday 11th October 2021. The results for Sabden were as follows: Championship Class – Sabden – Highly Commended (joint 3r...

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Parking in and around our Village

27th of September, 2021

The parish council acknowledge parking in the village can be difficult and would like to remind you the village car park has spaces for as little as £1.65 per week if an annual permit is purchased from Ribble Valley Borough Council.

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Report Highway Faults

1st of September, 2021

Helping to keep Lancashire moving... Lancashire County Council is working hard to IMPROVE YOUR ROADS Did you know you can report highway faults online? Potholes Street lights Traffic lights Broken...

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BT Phone Box

15th of July, 2021

Following a review on usage by BT they have decided to decommission the phonebox. In these instances the community has the opportunity to adopt the kiosk and retain the iconic feature. Many members of the community have already discussed on...

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Wildflower Gardens

17th of June, 2021

The Parish Council has planted out the wildflower garden alongside the brook on the Lower Holme again this year and has also created a wildflower garden near the Milking Parlour. Apart from being so attractive with a random collection of...

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Best Kept Village Competition

31st of May, 2021

Just a reminder that the judging period for the Best Kept Village Competition is from 1st June until 18th July 2021.  During this time we will have four unannounced visits from the judges.  During the recent rainy spell grass h...

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No more Dog Mess spraying

28th of April, 2021

It is with disappointment that the parish council has made the decision to no longer spray/highlight Dog Mess. Over the past few years this action has proved to be very successful but due to the agreesive nature and tone of comments on social medi...

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