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Clitheroe

Start the Train for London’s West End

A dream has come true for two Lancashire based musicians and writers - after impresario Michael Grade stepped in to back their musical.

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View from Clitheroe Castle

Could your art be displayed at Castle’s Gallery?

Budding artists with grand ambitions could see their dreams come true.

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Midnite Johnny are a blues/rock band playing The Ferret in Preston on Sunday

Things to do this weekend (April 22 and 23)

Easter might be over but there's still plenty of events to enjoy on Saturday and Sunday.
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Harold Salisbury is sax extraordinaire in jazz band Pinto Beans, playing at The Ferret on Sunday

10 things to do this weekend (April 15 and 16)

There's some great events happening in the region this weekend. Why not try one.
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The quilt to be raffled by Garstang Quilters.

Beautiful quilts and patchwork on display in Bilsborrow

Beautiful pieces of patchwork and quilting will be exhibited by members of Garstang Patchwork Quilters at Bilsborrow Village Hall from Friday, April 21 through to Sunday, April 23.

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Bashall Eaves pub hosts its first Easter festival

The Red Pump Inn at Bashall Eaves is celebrating Easter with its first family friendly three-day festival.

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County Hall, Preston

Remember to register right to vote in May elections

Remember to claim your right to vote - that is the message from County Hall with just two days left to register to vote in May’s county council elections.

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County Hall

Election battle begins for Lancashire County Council seats

The battlelines have now been drawn for Lancashire County Council’s elections on May 4 with some 315 candidates competing for 84 seats at County Hall.

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All or Nothing - the smash hit musical theatre sensation coming to Blackpool in May.

Sixties mod nostalgia as band’s tale is told in Blackpool, as part of UK tour

All or Nothing, the smash hit musical telling the story of 60s rock band The Small Faces comes to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre from May 15-17.

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Last winner of The Longridge X Factor, Pete Bennett

The Longridge X Factor is back, with acts old and new - sign up now

After a long awaited return, ‘The Longridge X Factor’ is back and will be raising funds for cancer research through ‘Miles for Mitchie’.

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Prince Charles will visit Clitheroe On Tues 21 March

Prince Charles to visit Clitheroe and BAE for the first time in over ten years

The Prince of Wales is scheduled to embark on his first visit to Clitheroe since 2003.
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Stephen Smith

REACT worker wins oustanding award

REACT project worker Stephen Smith has won the Derek Russell Outstanding Leader Award at the North West Self Advocacy awards in Blackpool.
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Floods warning as high winds batter county

Floods warning as high winds batter county

A flooding warning was issued tonight for the River Ribble in Lancashire as high winds and heavy rain battered the county.

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Prince Charles on a past visit to Lancashire

Prince Charles to visit Lancashire

Prince Charles will be given a taste of Lancashire cheese when he makes a visit to the region next week.
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Mary  Wilson-White

Tributes paid to a wonderful Longridge lady and campaigner

“A wonderful lady”, “a hard act to follow” and “a voice for older people in the Ribble Valley”.

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Cast members of the Rabbits of Sandleford Warren at Ribfest 2016.

Ribchester set to stage a return of popular music and drama festival

RibFest is back for 2017! - The team organising last year’s successful event says it is delighted to inform ‘friends, supporters, sponsors and all local culture vultures’ that the dates for this year are July 17-23.

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Forest of Bowland

Holiday chalets by side of lake on the outskirts of Whitechapel can go ahead

City councillors have passed plans for five holiday chalets beside a former fishing lake within an ‘area of outstanding natural beauty’.

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World’s top darts stars coming to Preston venue

Some of the world’s best professional darts players are arrowing in to Preston for an exciting night of sporting entertainment at the Guild Hall later this year.

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Garstang’s tribute to Leonard Cheshire

Fifty-five art exhibits celebrating one of the most remarkable men of his generation, Leonard Cheshire are on show in Garstang this week.

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Austin and Roger Anderton celebrate their Highly Commended gong for the Meat and Poultry Awards 2017

Butchers firm is following in the right process

A family butchers has been honoured for its services in the food industry.

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