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Tallulah to step up as new Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival Queen

Eleven year old Tallulah Birchall may already be a dancing queen but this year she will be stepping out with a new title when she receives her crown as Scorton's Bike and Barrows Festival Queen

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What’s On Listings 26 Apr-2 May

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Towneley Hall, Burnley

The best historic halls in Lancashire

Here is a list of historic halls and stately homes, as voted by readers.

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Preston's Caribbean Carnival makes its way through the streets.

Carnival is saved by last gasp arts grant

Preston’s most dazzling outdoor event of the year – the spectacular Caribbean Carnival – has been spared the axe thanks to Arts Council cash.

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Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

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What’s On Listings 19-25 Apr

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Work at the British Commercial Vehicle Museum in Leyland

Leyland’s British Commercial Vehicle Museum on track with £2m facelift

Leyland’s famous British Commercial Vehicle Museum is set to reopen in October – showing off  a major revamp thanks to  a £1.8m National Lottery grant.

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The 19th Chipping Steam Fair, which took place last year

It's full steam ahead for the 20th anniversary Chipping Steam Fair

Organisers are pulling out all the stops ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Chipping Steam Fair.

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Judges' Lodgings in Lancaster.

Reaction to Lancaster’s Judges’ Lodgings reopening

A group set up to save a Lancaster museum has finally been given the news it has been waiting for.

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Mayor and Consort of Wyre Councillor Alice Collinson (Mayor) with South Ribble Mayor, Coun Mick Titherington and his wife Carole

South Ribble Mayor and Mayoress having a Grand old time on ladies day in Leyland

The horses came in as guests enjoyed an alternative ladies day. The Mayor and Mayoress of South Ribble, Mick and Carole Titherington, organised their own Ladies Day lunch at The Hallmark Leyland Hotel.

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Courtney Act to headline at Pride Blackpool

Ru Paul's Drag Race star to headline at new-look Pride Blackpool

Headline act for Pride Blackpool has been announced as Celebrity Big Brother winner Courtney Act.
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What’s On Listings 12-18 Apr

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Nick Sagar

Penwortham sound designer nominated at Olivier Awards

Sound designer Nick Sagar enjoyed a night at the Olivier Awards, nominated in two categories.
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A Typhoon at last year's show

BLACKPOOL AIR SHOW 2018: Typhoon is bound for resort airshow

Blackpool Air show is set to get a visit from the RAF Typhoon Display team this summer.

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Flowers and tributes left in St Ann's Square in Manchester following the Manchester Arena terror attack. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA

Mass sing-along to mark anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack

A mass sing-along led by choirs will be held to mark the one-year anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack.
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WATCH: Gareth Malone ready to party in Preston and Lancaster

TV choir master Gareth Malone admits he enjoys a good party when he visits Lancashire.

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What’s On Listings 5-11 Apr

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Top, Interrobang, with Harry Hamer, Dunstan Bruce and Stephen Griffin

Refusing to get knocked down, Chumbawamba's Dunstan gets back up again

Former Chumbawamba vocalist Dunstan Bruce is on the road again, and – as MALCOLM WYATT learned - remains as committed as ever to making an impact, this time with Interrobang?!

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Harris Museum

Top five FREE things to do on a rainy day in Lancashire

As we head into the Easter holidays, with rain (and snow) around the corner, check out these free things to do indoors.
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The sights and sounds of reggae are coming to Blackpool

Rum and reggae to bring Caribbean colour to Blackpool

A new festival will bring a taste of the Caribbean and beyond to Blackpool this summer.
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