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Ramin and Rob’s broad appeal

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

Music 1
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.

Theatre
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.

Theatre
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.

Theatre 1
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.

Music
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

Crime
Lowther Pavilion

Dunnery calls all heroes to Lowther

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

Music
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.

Music
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.
Health
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.

Health
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.

Business
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.

Music
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.

News
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.

Music 3

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.

Health 1
Jack and the Beanstalk at Lowther Pavilion

Jack & the Beanstalk panto set to break records

Jack and the Beanstalk is well on track to become the Lowther Pavilion’s most successful single production.

Theatre
Ladies night at Dobbies - left to right Michelle Evans, Bobby Fotheringham, Amanda Coulton, Adam Pritchard.

Plenty of fun and frolics at festive night out meant just for the ladies

Dobbies Garden Centre’s Christmas party season was in full swing with its annual ladies’ night.

News
Jack Godwin, of Market Ale House, Leyland

Lancashire recommends... great micro-pubs

Readers have voted - here are the best micro-pubs in Lancashire.
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