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Lancashire recommends... family-friendly pubs

Readers have voted. Here are the top family-friendly pubs in Lancashire.
The beautiful city of Zagreb.

Travel: Zagreb grabbed hold of my heart in whirlwind visit to a hidden gem

There are some places that are hidden gems and despite being the Croatian capital, Zagreb is often overlooked as a destination in its own right.

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Emma Whitlock in Malawi volunteering with FOMO

Help Friends of Mulanje Orphans open a charity shop in South Ribble

A charity which supports vulnerable children in Malawi needs your help in opening a shop in the South Ribble area.

Have you been sick while on holiday?

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

UK holidaymakers could be banned from all-inclusive breaks unless they stop making bogus food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

Inside the Dingles' cottage at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

Cross over to Yorkshire for a tour of Emmerdale

For hundreds of years, there has been a bit of a friendly rivalry between Lancastrians and Yorkshire folk.


Euxton man completes 47-day cycle trek for The Zuri Project

From having his belongings stolen to being mistaken for a psycho, charity worker Martin Hewell has experienced an eventful cycle ride from Athens to Amsterdam.
Family-friendly pub

Where are the best family-friendly pubs in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

Kids will love the new Ninjago ride.

Travel: Incredible fun to be had for all as Lego resort opens brand new world

Master your destiny, summon the spirit of Wu and become a Lego ninja warrior for a day at Legoland Ninjago World.

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Hoghton Tower

Lancashire recommends.... Tourist attractions

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A team, including Lantei Compliance Services co-founder, Leona Smith and managing director, Andrew Livesey, at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

Lantei bosses in Preston trek up Mount Kilimanjaro

Bosses of an electrical company climbed almost 6,000 feet up Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice.
Phil Kelsall celebrates 40 years playing the organ at the Tower Ballroom

Record-breaking Phil Kelsall is celebrating 40 years of playing the organ at the iconic Tower Ballroom

Dancing a dramatic tango on the hallowed floor of Blackpool Tower Ballroom is a dream for many a dancer.

The Libertines - coming to Blackpool's Empress Ballroom

Blackpool date for Libertines

One of the biggest acts on the British alternative music scene are set to stop off in Blackpool as part of a whistle-stop tour of the British seaside.


Where are the best tourist attractions in Lancashire?

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Lancashire recommends... places to go for a burger

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The historic caverns which are now an innovative attraction.

Travel: ‘Hanging tough’ for underground adventures in old slate mining town

It used to be the slate capital of the world, tiling the roofs of customers across the globe thanks to its international reputation for outstanding quality.

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Ceri Dupree at Viva for Blackpool Pride

Go along for the P-ride

Stars set to shine this weekend as Blackpool’s Pride Festival takes place.
Titanic The Musical will come to Blackpool Opera House in 2018

Musicals galore as Opera House announces 2018 shows

A triple bill of new musicals goes on sale at Blackpool Opera House today – and Blackpool’s own stage star Jodie Prenger is urging people to come out and support them.

How the new Guild Hall frontage will look

Guild Hall facelift is given council nod

Plans to remodel the front of Preston’s Guild Hall have been approved by councillors.


Where is the best place to go for a burger in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions. Here is a shortlist of pubs and restaurants which serve tasty burgers
Blackpool Road in Clifton

Biker hospitalised after crashing into fence

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after falling off his bike and into a fence.
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