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Gulliver's are calling all married couples to Gulliver's World, Warrington

For an exciting new launch of a unique wedding venue, Gulliver's need models.

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The Shyte home page. The name is an acronym for 'seriously helps you to energise"

Canadian chocolatier Shyte goes viral for hilarious name

A Canadian chocolatier has the internet in hysterics after eagle-eyed Scots spotted his very cheeky brand name online.

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Toddler is caught on camera having a spot of difficulty with the word 'goldfish'

This hilarious video shows an adorable two-year-old girl repeatedly trying to say 'goldfish' but instead pronouncing it 'gold SH*T'.
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Horse’s shock visit to Chorley bookies just before the Grand National

Staff at a Chorley bookies are used to punters placing a pony on a fancy.

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Michael Parkinson with Judi Dench on his show in 2004

Parky: Men feel under threat for the merest indication they might be flirting

Sir Michael Parkinson has said men feel "under threat" over the "merest" sign that they could be flirting.

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A petition received more than 4,800 supporters.

Bell End saved after residents petition to keep street's historic name

A street called Bell End is to keep its name after thousands of people signed a petition to save it.

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Fortnite Battle Royale

Fortnite Battle Royale - Why a computer game has turned into an obsession for Lancashire kids

Are you a parent whose child has been glued to their computer screen for hours on end?

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Rennick with partner Sue at the Betfred shop in Heysham.

Lancaster punter wins £150,000 after forgetting girlfriend’s birthday

They say it’s unwise to forget your partner’s birthday - but the mistake left a Galgate man £150,000 better off.

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DID YOU KNOW? Today is Winston Churchill Day

On April 9th in 1963, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill became the second person to become an Honorary Citizen of the United States.

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Buckshaw Village road blockage calls for the Flying Squad

Have a gander at this.

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WATCH: The best trampoline parks in Lancashire

Looking for somewhere to bounce and run wild?
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Price hikes listed: All the prices & charges being increased from April

While wages can often be sat at the same level for years on end, sadly the same can't be said about prices and charges.
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Infamous Fishergate Bollard gets starring role in Preston band's music video

The infamous Fishergate Bollard has achieved national fame as a result of being knocked over many times by wayward drivers in Preston city centre.

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Part of the Boots poem signed by Constance of Bank House, Fulwood

Mystery of the Preston poet and her secret book

A mystery with rhyme - but no reason - has set celebrated Irish writer Fred Johnston on the trail of a Preston poet.

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At least three children and a woman have died in a fire that broke out in a multi-story shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo.

Shopping centre fire in Russia kills at least 48 people

A fire at a shopping centre in the Siberian city of Kemerovo has killed at least 48 people, Russian officials said on Monday.
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Photo Neil Cross'Scott Felton examining some of the memorabilia and personal effects belonging to George Formby found in an office clearance

Long-lost George Formby haul discovered hidden in office

It couldn’t have turned out nicer for George Formby devotees heading for a special get-together in Lancashire today.

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Cat Flap - Clever pet owner installs ladder to keep warring animals apart

A pet owner has installed a much-needed ladder up to a second-floor cat flap to keep his warring pets apart.

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In a video published by The Sun, the co-pilot can be seen completing paperwork with a virtual owl dancing on the screen beside him.

Easyjet says passengers not at risk as pilots 'played with Snapchat at 30,000 ft'

EasyJet has said footage of two of its pilots playing a Snapchat game while flying a plane full of passengers "falls short" of its standards but insisted the safety of travellers was not compromised.
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Does losing an hours sleep leave you wiped out?

Top tips on how to survive the clock going forward

With the clocks going forward on 25 March 2018, The Sleep Council is offering advice on how to survive the ‘lost hour'.

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WATCH: St Patrick's fun with St Catherine's Hospice in Lostock Hall

People danced the night away and enjoyed a hearty Irish stew at The Mill’s St Patrick’s Day Ceilidh.

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