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Staff at Preston’s Sylhet Bangla are backing England’s World Cup squad with free food and beer

Staff at a curry restaurant are spicing up the World Cup . . . and flying the flag for England.

Northern have released a limited timetable around strike action taking place later this month.

Northern release limited timetables ahead of strike action

Northern has today released its timetables for two of the three days of RMT strike action next week.

Lancashire sees 67 million visitors pour in each year

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.
The St Jean Retreat

TRAVEL REVIEW: Yoga, sunshine and wine in the French countryside

At the end of a long month in which it appeared that my boss was conducting an experiment in how to work a person to death, I stumbled upon the St Jean Retreat.

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Lovely riverside walk in a village steeped in history

with Bob Clare of

Dalaman is the perfect destination for relaxing on white sandy beaches while gazing on the spectacle its stunning turquoise coast

Why Dalaman needs to be your next beach break destination

Turkey's stunning south-west coast is easier than ever to reach in 2018

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Resurfacing work taking place. Photo: Stephanie Robinson.

Government announces £100m funding boost for Lancashire's road

A multi-million pound makeover fund is being injected into the North West’s highways network.
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Urgent warning issued for tourists heading to Turkey

Holiday makers travelling to Turkey this summer have been warned to take extra care over fears that terrorist attacks targeting western interests and tourists are "likely."
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Beautiful views of the La Managa Club complex.

Travel: Anyone for tennis? Serving up a great sporting break in Murcia sunshine...

La Manga Club, in the Spanish region of Murcia, markets itself as one of the best leisure resorts in the world, and it’s not difficult to see why.
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Time honoured trademark tradition, tempered by celebration of the craic.

Travel: Dublin is a must for craicing adventure made for stout hearts

Hi, my name’s Chris, I’m a craic addict.

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The Wild Boar Inn

Travel: Wild Boar Inn, Windermere

When choosing a wild weekend away, you can’t go wrong with beer, smoking and guns.
Luxurious afternoon tea at Burj Khalifa.

Travel: Amazing sights and heights in the immaculate jewel of the Middle East

Intrigued was the word I always used when talking about going to Dubai.
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Heathcote returning ‘home’ to Deepdale

Celebrity chef Paul Heathcote is cooking up a surprise “homecoming” with Preston North End.

Vet John Gilliver from Gillivervet examines Popeye the beach donkey

Blackpool beach donkeys get MOT from Chorley vet

Beach donkeys have passed their health and fitness tests and are ready to trot onto the beach at Blackpool, in time for the summer season.

More exciting changes on the way at Preston's Guild Hall

Changes are afoot once again at Preston’s revitalised Guild Hall.


WATCH: Places to go canal boating in Lancashire

Hiring a narrowboat to drive along the canal
One of the new festival pals at Blackpool Zoo

Merry Christmas - check out this sleigh full of precious gifts at Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo has welcomed a full crew of eight reindeer to its herd - naming them after Father Christmas's famous crew.

Step this way to recognise the good work of volunteers

with Bob Clare of

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Avoid queues like this

Motorists urged to avoid peak journey times over the Bank Holiday Weekend

Lancashire is set to bake once again this Spring Bank Holiday, with county temperatures set to rocket to 23C.
The Canal Turn

Best pubs to stop by during a walk in Lancashire

It's the perfect weather for a stroll in Lancashire's countryside or coastal areas.

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