Fylde Coast

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Robot performs Richard’s cancer op

A cancer patient is on his way to a full recovery after a robot removed diseased cells.

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Lowther Pavilion

Jazz up your Valentine’s Day at the Lowther

If you’re looking for somewhere to take your significant other on Valentine’s Day, look no further than Lowther Pavilion.

Cuadrilla workers preparing the site at Preston New Road for fracking

Church fracking claim sparks online war

An unholy row has blown up over claims that the Church of England has given its support to fracking.

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Rob Richings

Ramin and Rob’s broad appeal

West End and Broadway royalty Ramin Karimloo will bring his unique ‘broadgrass’ fusion to Lowther Pavilion on Saturday.

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Lowther Pavilion

Humourous yet poignant play visits Lowther Pavilion

The latest offering by BAFTA-winning playwright John Godber will visit the Lowther Pavilion as part of its UK tour.

Julian Wilde with Oliver Gray

Historic hall’s open air theatre leads the way

Lytham Hall looks to lead the country again in the summer of 2017 with a programme of four open air plays.

Kamal Kaan and Rohit Gokani

New Lowther show cooks up a storm

A brand new production, which is part play, park cookery demonstration, will be visiting the Lowther Pavilion as part of its UK Tour.

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Rob Richings, who has fought back from cancer to get back on the road

Rob revels in a second bid for musical stardom

Not many musicians have had a tougher path to being a recording artist than Rob Richings.

Harvey's in Kirkham      Image: Google

Five arrested in takeaway drugs raid

A man is awaiting deportation and four others are on police bail following a drugs raid on a takeaway

Lowther Pavilion

Dunnery calls all heroes to Lowther

Prog rock legend Francis Dunnery will be performing at the Lowther Pavilion, on Tuesday, January 24.

Activists stage a 'slow walk' protest in front of a lorry at the fracking site at Preston new Road, Little Plumpton, where work has begun to prepare the site for shale gas drilling.

‘Slow walk’ protest at fracking site

Anti-fracking activists staged a ‘slow walk’ in front of a lorry at a county shale gas drilling site.

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Voodoo Room

Lowther’s Hendrix tribute are Cream of the crop

A tribute band featuring the music of two of the biggest legends of rock music are heading to Lowther Pavilion.

Debbie Johnson and her children holding Johne Hohnson's hand just before his organs were donated for transplant after he suffered a brain haemorrhage

Photo a symbol of hope for family of late dad

Lovingly holding Johne Johnson’s hand for the last time, wife Debbie and her family remember the moment as a symbol of hope despite their overwhelming sadness at losing him.
Nurse Ana Lakme Focsa was struck off following incidents at St Georges

STRUCK OFF: Ban for nurse caught snoozing when she should have been caring for the elderly

A nurse who slept on chairs when she should have been looking after the elderly has been struck off.

Peek behind scenes at BAE’s world class training centre

Peek behind scenes at BAE’s world class training centre

Lancashire is hoping to cement its place at the heart of British aviation​ for generations to come with a £15.6m training academy which will produce the aircraft makers of the future.

Daniel Cuffe and  C&T director Jason Cotillard (right) with Rod Stewart

Local promoters look to Taylor their year

Lytham music promoters Cuffe and Taylor are hoping 2017 will prove to be their biggest year yet after a record breaking 2016.

HAPPY TIMES: David Lean with new wife Theresa

Dream Christmas wedding marks the start of happier phase for David Lean

Former PNE footballer David Lean tied the knot with his sweetheart in a festive ceremony at Samlesbury Hall near Preston.

AC/DC Experience are Back in Black(pool)

AC/DC Experience are Back in Black(pool)

Arguably the biggest AC/DC tribute band in the country, have announced two homecoming gigs in Blackpool.

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What started as a cold left former soldier paralysed

Former soldier Steve Mawer was a strong, healthy dad-of-two, training to take on a major physical challenge.

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