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The best dog-friendly hotels in Lancashire

Dogs deserve a holiday too.
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Peter Mileham when he was High Sheriff of Lancashire

Rosemere Cancer Foundation in Preston welcomes new chairman Peter Mileham

The man who put the “Rosemere” into Rosemere Cancer Centre, has been appointed the foundation’s new chairman.
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The British Heart Foundation (BHF) breaks The Guinness World Records Title for the worlds longest chain of paper hearts.

British Heart Foundation breaks world record of paper hearts

Well wishers and family members in Lancashire have helped The British Heart Foundation to smash a Guinness World Record for the longest chain of paper hearts as part of Heart Month.

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Beer And Cider Festival to take over Olympia in the Winter Gardens

Top tipples on show as beer and cider brews in Olympia

A huge Beer And Cider Festival is coming back to Blackpool.

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Mandy Richardson, Sharon Hartley, Ann Boardman and Emily Hanson

Catterall fund-raisers lead an army for The Matthew Hesmondhalgh Memorial Fund in Garstang

A team of fund-raisers will be taking on an epic climbing challenge in Yorkshire to raise funds for two local charities.
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Dogs in hotels

Where are the best dog friendly hotels in Lancashire?

If you feel like a night away in another Lancashire area but don't want to leave your dog at home, there are plenty of hotels who will invite them as guests too.

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Kettlebells

Where to do kettlebell training in Lancashire

Exercise and training programme using cast iron weights ranging from 5lbs to more than 100lbs, shaped like a ball with a handle.
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Rowers taking part in the CRUK challenge

Take on the Great Row in Lancashire for Cancer Research UK

People in Lancashire are being challenged to row a marathon in March as part of an oar-some fund-raising effort for Cancer Research UK.

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The Matthew Hesmondhalgh Memorial Fund screens its 1,000th person in Garstang

A fund-raising group in memory of a Garstang man who died of a sudden cardiac death has now screened more than 1,000 young people.
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Clubbercise in Lancashire: With video

Clubbercise is fast becoming a popular new form of exercise. It is a mix of exercise in the clubbing environment, with fun dance fitness routines using glow sticks to club anthems in a darkened room with disco lights.
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Spa at Stanley House

The best spa breaks in Lancashire

From thermal experiences to relaxing facials, readers have chosen the best spa breaks in Lancashire.

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REVIEW: Chameleon, Broughton This Chameleon really shouldn’t hide itself away as it’s most tasty

REVIEW: Chameleon, Broughton This Chameleon really shouldn’t hide itself away as it’s most tasty

I was definitely interested when I came to hear about a new cocktail, coffee bar, restaurant setting up in Broughton. When someone mentioned there would be a breakfast menu and specialist coffee I was all ears -so I had eagerly awaited the opening of Chameleon in autumn of last year.

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Where are the best spa breaks in Lancashire?

Is it time to rewind?

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The ultimate in fine romantic dining? How about a four-course Greggs?

If roses are red, and love is your goal, take them to Greggs for a nice sausage roll.
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Travel: Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa, Ambleside

Travel: Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa, Ambleside

How on earth do you choose a hotel in the Lake District?

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Rev Ron reverent reflections January 22 Avenham Park, Preston Railway Station, cotton mill postcard, Humber Hawk car advert, cleveley's cub scouts, telephone box and big ben

Nicola Jaques

REV RON GREENALL: A step back in time at Preston Railway Station

A lot of comments have been made and written recently about the new Butler Street entrance to Preston Railway Station.

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Alessandro Possamai at work in Winckleys Coffee House

Alessandro says ‘arrivederci latte’

A thriving city centre coffee house is up for sale because owner Alessandro Possamai has got the 10-year itch.

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The Spinners at Cowling

The best gastropubs in Lancashire

Here is a list of the top gastropubs, as voted by readers.

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Garstang military chef to compete in Hotelympia in London

A military chef is busy preparing himself for a series of culinary competitions and exhibitions.
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Gastro food

Where are the best gastropubs in Lancashire?

Gastropubs offer fine dining in a cosy pub setting.

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