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Welcome to the website for the Parish Council of Mellor in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire, England.

Sitting just 3½ miles north-west of the town of Blackburn, and measuring a full 4 miles by approx. 1½ miles, Mellor is a delightful village set in the rural backdrop of the Ribble Valley and a mile or so shy from the River Ribble.    With a growing population of 1490 at the last census, it is a thriving community with a primary school, 2 churches, a village hall, a library, a doctors surgery, a bus service and a small number of local shops and pubs.

The parish has many groups and organisations catering for all ages. From PreSchool facilities, a Mother and Toddler group, Rainbows, Brownies and Guides for the girls, Cubs and Scouts for the boys, a Youth Club, a Youth Fellowship and teenage pool club for the youngsters to indoor bowling, badminton, gardening, luncheon clubs, Mothers Union, Mens Group and Ladies Fellowship – there is something going on for everyone.

Mellor has very close links with the village of Mellor Brook – through which the eponymous stream flows, although only part of the village is contained within our parish. We also have good links with neighbouring Ribble Valley parishes, namely Balderstone, Clayton-Le-Dale, Osbaldeston and Ramsgreave; and to our immediate north west is Samlesbury in South Ribble.

 


Latest News

  • Cessation of Mellor Bus Service22nd January 2016 - 10:02 pm

    A special meeting of Mellor Parish Council took place on Thursday 14th January 2016 when it was confirmed that Holmeswood Coaches will cease to operate Bus Services 15 and 25 through Mellor with effect from 21st February 2016. This decision has been taken by Holmeswood following the notice they have received from Lancashire County Council that […]

  • Local Events Consultation11th January 2016 - 11:02 pm

    Neighbouring residents who live in close proximity to the Village Hall are being consulted this month for their views regarding a proposed application to Ribble Valley Borough Council Licensing to grant up to a maximum of 12 Temporary Event Notices to be held at the Village Hall in any 12-month period.  The consultation paper can be read here:  […]

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