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Director for Sign Build takes on challenge for Cash for Kids

A Preston businessman has conquered one of the most challenging and physically demanding single-day sporting events in the world.

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A misty view of Lake Windemere from Waterhead

Travel review: The Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside

A good hotel should be a treat, and the Waterhead Hotel at the top of Lake Windermere in Ambleside always manages to live up to both parts of that equation.

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kebab

Where are the best kebab houses in Lancashire?

Which take-aways or restaurants cook a tasty doner?

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Queen Vic Fish and Chips

Lancashire recommends.... fish and chip shops

Readers have voted. Here are the top fish and chip shops in Lancashire.
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Martin Hewell, co-founder of The Zuri Project, in Uganda

Athens to Amsterdam cycle trek for The Zuri Project

A Lancashire charity worker will be cycling from Athens to Amsterdam to support community schemes in Uganda.

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Picturesque views of Swizerland via rail.

Travel: N-ice Frozen adventures in Switzerland

In a land far, far away’ sounded suspiciously like a Disney franchise trailer.

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Fish and chips

Where are the best fish and chip shops in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions for their favourite chippys in the area.

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Bay Leaf, Chorley

Lancashire recommends.... Indian restaurants

Readers have voted.
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Curry

Where are the best Indian restaurants in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Ian Billington (left) and Graham Smith outside Sunderland's Stadium of Light - No 7 on their list of 92 grounds

Charity goal for fans’ pilgrimage

Football fans Ian Billington and Graham Smith have set themselves an ambitious goal of visiting all 92 league grounds in just 92 hours.

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HS2 construction work is set to begin this spring

Rail boss says travel across the north is as important as north to south

Improved transport connections between the North East and North West are just as important as the proposed North-South high speed rail connection and the North needs to be ready to act on every opportunity.

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Tapas at Ziggy's

Lancashire recommends... great tapas bars

Readers have voted. Here are the top tapas bars in Lancashire.
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Tapas bar

Where are the best tapas bars in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Paul Williamsons photo of Monument Valley

Take a journey through Arizona and Botswana for Chorley's Angels

The community is invited to embark on a journey through the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas all the way to Alcatraz to support a first aid charity.

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Lancashire companies exposed as pay rogues

Lancashire companies exposed as pay rogues

A swanky top-nosh Lancashire restaurant has left a bad taste in the mouth when it comes to forking out staff wages.

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Mark Menzies at Preston Station

Rail firm rapped for great train ‘robbery’

Rail bosses have refused to back down over a Lancashire fares scandal being dubbed the “great train robbery.”

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Michael Wan's Mandarin

Lancashire recommends... Chinese restaurants

Readers have voted. Here are the best Chinese and Cantonese eat-in restaurants.
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Members of the Garstang and Knott End Light Railway group at Hackensall Crossing, Knott End, with the part of the route to Knott End behind them

Garstang to Knott End rail revival plans back on track

Railway revivalists are to launch a campaign which could see part of an almost forgotten rail route restored.

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Members of the Garstang and Knott End Light Railway group at Hackensall Crossing, Knott End, with the part of the route to Knott End behind them

All aboard for Garstang rail line revival

Railway revivalists are to launch a campaign which could see part of an almost forgotten rail route restored.

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Chinese food

Where are the best Chinese restaurants in Lancashire?

As we enter the year of the rooster, we want to know where the best Chinese eat-in restaurants are.

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