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Corrie star Kym immortalised in wax

Coronation Street resident Michelle Connor has been revealed as the latest star at Madame Tussauds.

The rural four-star Siblu Holiday Park.

Travel: Experiencing the Normandy beauty through fresh pair of family eyes...

We’re away for a week in Normandy again, somewhere we’ve been as a couple many times before.
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Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival is a great attraction for all the family

Scorton villagers gear up for Bikes and Barrows Festival

The Scorton “Bikes and Barrows” Festival is back for its' seventh year and organisers are promising it to be their most exciting yet.

Will Smith headlines the LIVEWIRE Festival at Blackpool's Tower Festival Headland this August

Will Smith comes to Blackpool in the Summertime

Hollywood megastar Will Smith has been announced as the headline act for a weekend music festival on Blackpool's Tower Festival Headland.
David Walsh and John Richmond will be riding their motorbikes across Europe for Derian House

Two bikers raise smiles with their Derian House challenge

Two big-hearted bikers are planning the trip of a lifetime to mark their 50th birthdays, raising funds for a children’s hospice.
Alistair Higgins and the cast of Dreamboats And Petticoats, heading to Blackpool Opera House this week

Musical marathon is a dream tour to play

For 10 years, baby boomers have been reliving their youth through the CDs celebrating the music of the 50s and 60s.
Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Moor Hall is a building with a back story at the beginning of an auspicious new chapter in its life.

The Msunduza Centre, opened by Partners in Education

Creating a really perfect partnership in Swaziland

Feeding impoverished children from a shipping container has made such a difference to the Swaziland community.

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Where are the best gin bars in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
Cosmopolitan, Chorley

Lancashire recommends... top places to go for a steak

Readers have voted. Here are the best places to find a good, juicy steak.

New hot dog and doughnut restaurant Dogs 'N' Doughnuts will open in Preston Guild Hall.

Gourmet hotdog and doughnut restaurant announces where it will open in Preston

A new gourmet hot dog and doughnut restaurant has announced where it will open up in Preston city centre.

Preston City Centre
The indoor Waterworld was a particular highlight.

Travel: Creating amazing family memories on coastal break at Cayton Bay

Posters dotted around Cayton Bay Holiday Park encourage guests to ‘cherry pick the right break for you’.
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An artists impression of the proposed Sands Hotel on Central Promenade, Blackpool

Hotel investment set to bring 800 rooms

Blackpool is on the brink of seeing up to 800 new holiday bed spaces created as investors queue up to open hotels in the town, it is claimed.

The Red Arrows are flying back to Blackpool this summer

Red Arrows set double date for Blackpool Air Show

The Red Arrows will perform on both days of Blackpool's 2017 Air Show
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A curry night at Sai Surbhi for Emmaus Preston

Curry night in aid of Emmaus Preston

Supporters attending a charity curry night have raised £1,070 for homelessness charity Emmaus Preston.

The ladies on their annual trip to the Royal Ascot which will help raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Charity

Hats off to Ladies Day fundraisers

Fund-raisers are betting on yet another fantastic trip to the Royal Ascot Ladies Day to help raise vital funds for local cancer patients and are inviting more people to join them.

Guests enjoying the Sweetheart Ball in aid of The Baby Beat Appeal at Royal Preston Hospital

Sweet occasion in memory of Winnie

A mum who lost her baby girl eight years ago raised more than £5,000 through a heart-warming event with family and friends.

Armenian Kebab House, Blackpool

Lancashire recommends... places for a kebab

Readers have voted. Here is where is best to get your doner kebabs.

Mark Cowin taking part in the IRONMAN triathlon. Photo by (c)

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.

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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