These five North-West candidates are set to dominate The Apprentice this year

From Chorley to Blackburn to the Wirral, contestants hailing from Lancashire and the wider North West region are set to dominate this year's series of The Apprentice.

Wednesday, 26th September 2018, 4:15 pm
Updated Wednesday, 26th September 2018, 5:22 pm
Rick Monk from Chorley, one of the new candidates for this year's BBC1 contest, The Apprentice (PA)

The show is returning to BBC One on Wednesday next week – and five of its 16 hopefuls hail from this neck of the woods. Will one be victorious and become Lord Sugar’s new business partner?

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