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Garstang young writers nominated for national award after wowing through their words

Three Garstang schoolchildren have been shortlisted in a national writing competition championed by Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall.

Education
New Garstang Show President William Gibson.

Garstang Show's new president 'honoured' to be given the role

The organisation behind the Garstang Show have appointed William Gibson as its new society president.

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WATCH: Higher Wheelton girl honoured with national Macmillan award in memory of her Hambleton great uncle

A young girl who cooked up a storm in the kitchen was delighted to be given a national award for her charitable work in support of her great uncle.
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Country pub

Where are the best pubs to drop by during a walk in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Comedian Sarah Millican will be performing at Preston Guild Hall.

Comedienne Sarah Millican performs at Preston Guild Hall

Sarah Millican is not a control freak, she’s a control enthusiast.

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There will be a jumble sale at Catterall village hall this Sunday.

Jumble sale at Catterall village hall

There will be a jumble sale at Catterall Village Hall this Sunday (May 20) between 11am and 2pm.

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Handout photo of Scones With Clotted Cream And Strawberry Jam from Afternoon Tea, by Susannah Blake, published by Ryland Peters & Small, priced �8.99.  See PA Feature  FOOD Afternoon Tea. PA Photo/Ryland Peters & Small.

Riverside restaurant celebrates Royal wedding

Stepping Stones riverside restaurant is holding Royal Wedding celebrations this Saturday (May 19), from 11am in the bar, followed by the FA Cup final from 5pm.

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The Garstang in Bloom team are holding a plant sale this Saturday.

Plant sale in Garstang

The Garstang in Bloom team are having a plant stall this Saturday (May 19) outside the Market Hall, High Street, Garstang from 9am to 1pm. 
There will be lots of plants to fill the gaps in your borders ready for the summer.

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Public Opinion by artist Geoff Butterworth.

Art exhibition at Garstang Arts Centre

A watercolour exhibition featuring the work of artist Geoff Butterworth will be shown at Garstang Arts Centre until the end of May.

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The Ribchester Bank Holiday Market at Bee Mill

Spring market at Ribchester

The Ribchester spring bank holiday village market is on Monday, May 28 at Bee Mill, Ribchester and at the Ribchester sports social club from 9am until late afternoon.

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Garstang held its annual Children's festival.'Churchtown Festival queen.  PIC BY ROB LOCK'29-5-2017

Churchtown festival at the end of the month

This year’s Churchtown and District Children’s Festival will take place on Saturday, May 26.

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Willow's Force Free Grooming, in Blackpool

The best dog grooming salons in Lancashire

Dogs and their owners have been voting.

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Preston has 24 betting shops and 87 FOBTs.

REACTION: Maximum stake for fixed odds betting terminals reduced to £2

The maximum stake on the controversial fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) will be cut from £100 to £2, the government has announced.
Business
National Garden Scheme

Beautiful Lancashire gardens available to view via National Garden Scheme

People love a good nosey around someone else’s garden to see how they form their perennials and now is the perfect chance to snoop.
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Joe Howard

Ashton grandad urges other men to volunteer at Cancer Research UK's Race for Life in Preston

A father-of-four is encouraging other men to offer their time as volunteers at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
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Driftwood performing outside the Spar shop in last year's Penwortham Live

‘Boom town’ is live and rocking

Penwortham will be rocking for its busiest music event of the year this weekend.

Music
Rev Refs May 14th Nylon stockings ad, comic, Charnock Richard Services, a Rubix cube and Frank Whittles' memorial at Cranfield.

REV RON GREENALL: A penny for your thoughts on this....

“Sleep tight”

How often did your mum and dad use these words to you as they put you to bed?

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Dog grooming

Where are the best dog grooming salons in Lancashire?

Dogs love being pampered and groomed.
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Glasform

Where to do glass making and blowing in Lancashire

Being taught to blow, make and shape your own glass product
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Former Garstang High School pupil Michael Elders, 25, will be out on the road this summer bringing a little slice of Italy to events across the North West.

A little fizz has helped bring young entrepreneur Michael's vespa back to life for a new Lancashire wine bar adventure

Following a bold vision has paid off for Michael Elders as his unique Michelino’s bar business is motoring along nicely......

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