Lancashire recommends... the best children's play parks in Lancashire

Wondering where to take your children over the summer holidays?
Holiday club

School holiday clubs in Lancashire 2018

Still looking for holiday clubs to occupy your children over the six-week break? Try these:
Play area

VOTE: Where are the best children's play parks in Lancashire?

Finding a play park to keep the young ones entertained is one step closer to a quieter life.
Gill Kelly (Managing Director of M&Y Maintenance and Construction) and Fiona Coventry (Managing Director of Redwing Living) cut the ribbon of ther new development at Bluebrook in Hambleton

New housing development in Hambleton is open

Key figures from the Hambleton community were invited to the opening of a new housing development.

WATCH: Preston Trick Dogs paving the way for the UK in the global K9 Frisbee Toss and Fetch championships

It may amuse some dog owners to know that while they are throwing a frisbee to their dog, they could actually be competing in an exclusive sport, with a world-wide league.


Lancashire recommends... the best places for an ice cream

It is still hot enough to treat yourself to an ice cream.

Ice cream

VOTE: Where is the best place for an ice cream in Lancashire?

The sun is blazing - the perfect time for an ice cream.

Rosemere Cancer Foundations Dan Hill, supporters David Bristol, John Hacking and Maria Adamson with Dr Jeyaram and Mrs Krishna Srinivasan on a training trek to Darwen Tower

Anyone want to trek along the Great Wall of China for Rosemere?

Adventurous trekkers are invited to walk along the Great Wall of China for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Blackpool Wake Park

Top five outdoor activities in Lancashire to enjoy during a heatwave

You don't want to be stuck indoors in this weather.

Catherine Smith of Trust House and Lee Pritchard, BNI Diamond chapter president, director of Preston-based Clear Sky ADR

BNI Lancashire raise thousands at charity ball for Trust House Lancashire

A Preston business group has raised more than £14,800 in support of Trust House Lancashire with a charity ball.

Fence, Burnley

Lancashire recommends... the best beer gardens during a heatwave

There will be plenty of people wanting a beer garden this weekend

Avenham Park, Preston

Top five picnic spots in Lancashire to enjoy during the heatwave

The weather is scorching hot - perfect for a picnic.
The Canal Turn, Carnforth

Best pubs to stop by during a walk in Lancashire

It's the perfect weather for a stroll in Lancashire's countryside or coastal areas.

Blackpool beach

Top five Lancashire beaches to sunbathe in this hot weather

Has this weather made you want to lie on a beach?

Ice cream

Top five ice cream parlours in Lancashire to keep you cool

With sizzling temperatures, a tasty ice cream is needed to cool you down.
Beer garden

VOTE: Where are the best beer gardens in Lancashire?

This hot weather is certainly making us thirsty.
Dave Clegg, (centre) was presented with an award at The Fire Fighters Charitys Spirit of Fire Awards in London

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service member honoured with award with The Fire Fighters Charity

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s head of administration, Dave Clegg, has been presented with a prestigious award at The Fire Fighters Charity’s Spirit of Fire Awards in London, in recognition of his long term support of the charity.

Lakeside Coffee House

Lancashire recommends... best restaurants for outdoor (al fresco) dining

What better way to enjoy a heatwave than eating outdoors.

The High Sheriff of Lancashire Anthony Attard hosts a high tea for Mayors and their Consorts at Hoghton Tower

Lancashire's mayors enjoy welcome celebration at Hoghton Tower

Lancashire’s new mayors were welcomed to the fold by this year’s High Sheriff Anthony Attard at a special celebration event.
Cancer survivors George and Sandra Turner

Cancer Help in Ribbleton and Garstang celebrates 30 years: How its support has helped others

As Cancer Help marks its 30th year, Natalie Walker talks to cancer survivors and patients who have needed the support of the charity's services.
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