Clitheroe’s award-winning Simon Entwistle, famous for his ghost walks, officially opened Clerk Laithe Lodge and Bowlands Rest in Newton in Bowlad. 

Guests included Ribble Valley Mayor, Coun. Richard Sherras and Mayoress Lynne Pate as well as representatives from Ribble Valley Tourism, Visit Lancashire Tourist Board, and Ramblers’ Association.

Husband and wife team, Matthew and Helena Lewis have invested a lot of time and energy into their new venture which brings a brand new bed and breakfast with accommodation.

Left to right are the Mayor, Coun. Richard Sherras, Mayoress Lynne Pate, Simon Entwistle, Helena Lewis and Matthew Lewis.