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Tributes to Lancashire cartoonist Leo Baxendale

Cartoonist Leo Baxendale, who brought youngsters delight with the likes of Minnie the Minx and Bash Street Kids, has died.
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The Sparling in Barton

REVIEW: Catching the early bird at The Sparling Barton is highly recommended

Everyone loves an early bird tea special right?

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Botany Bay, Chorley

Lancashire recommends... Shopping experiences

Shopping can be so much more than wandering aimlessly from high street chain to another. Here is our pick of the best shopping experiences in Lancashire.
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You'll never have to leave the house for McDonald's again

McDonald's delivery service is actually happening - and soon

'McDeliveries' of Big Macs and Chicken McNuggets could be up and running by the summer.

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Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh helps find the hair colour for her new Madame Tussauds waxwork figure

Corrie star Kym immortalised in wax

Coronation Street resident Michelle Connor has been revealed as the latest star at Madame Tussauds.

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Jane Sherriff and Chris Horner (right) with  fellow runners and supporters promoting a previous  Sherriff 10k in Scorton

Invite to run in Scorton’s Sherriff 10K race on Sunday

If you were inspired by the London marathon, why not think about trying a shorter run this weekend?

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Elaine Taylor, Relate appointments officer, and CEO Fraser Nash

There are always ways to relate...

Utter the word Relate and people may have a vague guess the organisation is concerned with family matters.

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Scene from  "Stop The Train" (photo: BHPhotographic)

Start the Train for London’s West End

A dream has come true for two Lancashire based musicians and writers - after impresario Michael Grade stepped in to back their musical.

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Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival is a great attraction for all the family

Scorton villagers gear up for Bikes and Barrows Festival

The Scorton “Bikes and Barrows” Festival is back for its' seventh year and organisers are promising it to be their most exciting yet.

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Jewellers

Where are the best independent jewellers in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Grunge lost a legend in this year

1994: A look back at the big stories

This week in 1994, Richard Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, died in a New-York City hospital four days after suffering a stroke. He was 81.
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Recipe from the Walled Garden Restaurant at Barton Grange, Preston

RECIPE: Spring lamb is now at its best...here’s how to enjoy

Now that spring has finally arrived we can make the most of the beautiful seasonal lamb that will be available in Lancashire’s fine butchers and local supermarkets.

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75 years of wedded bliss for James and Ethel Burrow

Love is everlasting for James Burrow and his wife Ethel.
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Have a go at cycling

Have at go........cycling

Cycling clubs are the backbone of the bike riding scene and community, and an invaluable source of knowledge and advice to help you improve as a bike rider.

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Action Records owner Gordon Gibson looking forward to Record Store Day at his shop on Church Street, Preston

City’s Action Records in tune for Record Store Day

If you see a queue stretching up Preston’s Church Street this Saturday it will mean one thing ...it is Record Store Day.

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The Garstang in Bloom team

What a blooming good start to the gardening season

The Garstang in Bloom team have been out in force to kick off the gardening year.

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Steven Dunn, wife Susan and sons Jonothan, Nathan and Lawson

A dad’s trio of challenges to support his son

A dad will be taking on three major physical challenges to support his son who has a rare kidney disease.

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VIDEO: Is this the perfect Sunday lunch?

As folk across the region are busy peeling spuds and slicing carrots ready for their Easter lunch, it got us wondering, what makes your perfect Sunday lunch?
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Hy-Fly Game Hatcheries, Tongues Lane, Pilling, where bird flu has been confirmed

Wyre farmer says her hens are ‘scared stiff’ after bird flu captivity

A Lancashire farmer hit by the bird flu protection zone says her poultry are “scared stiff” of going outside after months of being kept indoors.

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Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Moor Hall is a building with a back story at the beginning of an auspicious new chapter in its life.

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