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Songs from the shows in the mix

A compilation of popular musicals will bring the stage alive at Lowther Pavilion tomorrow.

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Windy Harbour

Lancashire recommends.... Caravan parks

Readers have voted. Here are the best caravan parks in the county

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Caravan park

Where are the best caravan parks in Lancashire?

With the Bank Holiday weekend around the corner, thoughts turn to a quick and local get-away.

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‘Several months’ of noisy rail works on the Preston to Blackpool line

‘Several months’ of noisy rail works on the Preston to Blackpool line

Noisy works taking place overnight on the railway between Preston and Blackpool will continue for several months, it has been confirmed.

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Inglewood Boutique, Chorley

Lancashire recommends.... guest houses and B&Bs

Whether you are staying overnight in a different town or need somewhere to put up visiting relatives, here is a list of guest houses and bed and breakfasts as voted by readers.

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Merely Theatres Romeo and Juliet is a gender-blind production

Actors Merely bend stage gender rules

Turn up to Lowther Pavilion next week, and you could see a man uttering the immortal line ‘O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?’ or see the twins from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Viola and Sebastian, as two women.

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Police are appealing for 'John' to come forward

Appeal to trace ‘John’ after man seen walking into sea at Fleetwood

Coastguard rescue teams are continuing their search this morning following reports of a man walking into the sea at Fleetwood.
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Strange Bones from St Annes are perfoming at the Isle of Wight Festival

Festival’s all Wight for Bones band

Resort band Strange Bones have been announced for a set at the Isle Of Wight Festival next month.

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Chief fire officer for Lancashire Chris Kenny (left), with retiring watch manager Dave Laver

Retirement for firefighter who once ‘commandeered taxi’ to Funland blaze

A retained firefighter at St Annes Fire Station has retired after serving the Fylde coast for over three decades.

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Tenor Lee Bradley makes Fylde homecoming date

Opera singer hopes to cast spell over home audience

Bringing the Magic Of The Opera to life is tenor Lee Bradley’s aim with a new tour coming to Blackpool next month.

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Why not head to The Continental's 17th Beer and Cider Festival this weekend?

Things to do this weekend (May 13 and 14)

As the weather gets warmer, there's lots of things to do on Saturday and Sunday.
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Service will be a 'celebration' of devoted dad's life - family asks for bright colours

Service will be a 'celebration' of devoted dad's life - family asks for bright colours

The family of a devoted husband and father who died in a road accident has asked for those attending his funeral to wear bright colours.

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, May 08, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
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Results

LIVE: Lancashire County Council election results 2017

Voters across Lancashire will today find out who will run the county council after heading to the polls.

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Jordan Jessop, 23, was last seen at his home address on St Albans Road

MISSING: Man missing for nearly a week from St Annes

A 23-year-old man has been missing from his home in St Annes for nearly a week, say police.

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Springer spaniels Hattie and Evie, less than impressed with the local elections, in New Longton

Decision day’s here: Lancashire voters head to the polls

It is decision day for Lancashire’s voters who will today (May 4) decide which party or parties will run Lancashire County Council.

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The scene on the westbound M55 after a five vehicle smash

Identity of man killed in M55 crash revealed

Police have tonight released the identity of the man killed in the collision which shut the M55 westbound for eight hours on Tuesday.

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Michael Green

Police hunting prisoner on run from Kirkham

Police have launched a manhunt after a prisoner failed to return to jail.

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Hoghton Tower is the venue for a Motorcycle Sprint on Sunday, May 7

Things to do this weekend

Here's just a taste of events happening in Lancashire...
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Nathan Davies in his hospital bed with mum Carol

Man, 28, thanks colleagues who saved his life after heart attack

A man whose heart stopped for 40 minutes is recovering in hospital, thanks to the quick thinking of three hero workmates.

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