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Get lost in sisters’ music at festival

A one-off show’s been added to this year’s Lytham Festival with the return of disco divas Sister Sledge.

Music

Carriageway reopens on M55 after crash

The Westbound carriageway of the M55 has re-opened after it was closed following a two-vehicle crash, say police.
Transport
Aaron Whitney. Have you seen him?

Man, 20, wanted in connection to 'serious domestic violence incident' that saw a woman held captive

Police are looking to speak to a Lancashire man in relation to a serious domestic violence incident that saw a woman held in captivity, handcuffed and threatened with a knife.
Crime
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.
Music
Don't miss Northern Ballet's Ugly Duckling at Blackpool's Grand Theatre

Things to do (June 15 to 20)

The weather may not be quite as glorious as it has been, but there's still some great events to head to over the coming days.

Whats on

Parents of baby found alone on sand dunes in St Annes are arrested

The parents of a baby boy who was discovered alone on the sand dunes in St Annes have been arrested.

Crime
Bradley's Bar, Wesham

Lancashire recommends...The best sports bars in Lancashire

Lancashire's pubs will be full with lively fans watching the World Cup over the next few weeks.

News
Bring It North from Britain's Got Talent join the Lytham Festival line-up

Bring It North boys to open Lytham ‘proms’

Young Britain’s Got Talent stars Bring It North will open the show for global stars Il Divo at Lytham Festival next month.

Music
Teddy Sheringham and Paul Gascoigne celebrate after Gascoigne's goal at Wembley at Euro '96

Is sports bar’s Gazza happy hour promo an ‘insensitive’ own goal?

A sports bar has been criticised for seemingly naming a World Cup happy hour promotion after England legend – and recovering booze addict – Paul Gascoigne.

News
David Eaves in the Ansdell ward he represented for 11 years

Tributes to former Fylde Council leader

Tributes have been paid to former Fylde Council leader David Eaves, who has died of cancer.

News
The cast of Top Hat in rehearsal

REVIEW: Top Hat, Lowther Pavilion, Lytham

Top Hat will be forever Fred and Ginger’s show and this stylish performance by St Annes Musical Productions does them proud.

Theatre
Paul with his two sons Max, seven, and Toby, 10 months.

County footballer Paul Jarvis 'overwhelmed' with messages of support in his fight against cancer

A former Chorley FC and AFC Fylde footballer has thanked Lancashire’s football fans following his recent diagnosis with cancer.
AFC Fylde
Jorgie Rae Griffiths

Mystery person donates £44,000 to help Wesham girl Jorgie Rae Griffiths get cancer treatment

The family of a three-year-old with cancer is now almost half way to their fund-raising target for life saving treatment, following a mystery donation of £40,000.
News
Grumpy Old Women is being presented at Preston's Charter Theatre

Things to do (June 9 - 13)

Whatever the weather, why not try one of these events:

Whats on
Who is on at Lytham Festival and how do I get tickets?

Who is on at Lytham Festival and how do I get tickets?

The countdown to Lytham Festival 2018 has begun with the event’s official Box Office – The Hub – now open.

Music
Celebrating at the BIBAs ceremony

Lancashire finalists gearing up for triumphant night

A Preston-based firm of “fun experts” has been shortlisted for five categories at Lancashire’s leading business awards.
News

Suspended sentence for student who filmed six-year-old in Lytham pub toilet

A Preston student who filmed a six-year-old boy in the toilets of a Lancashire pub, and also downloaded indecent images of other youngsters from the dark web, has been handed a suspended jail sentence at Preston Crown Court.

Crime
Cafe

Vote: Where are the best town centre cafes in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
News
The Plough at Freckleton held a family fun day in aid of The Space Centre in Preston

The Plough at Freckleton hold superheroes day for The Space Centre, in Preston.

Staff at The Plough at Freckleton turned into superheroes for the day to raise £1,000 for The Space Centre, in Preston.

News
Head to the Fylde Coast for the annual Beaverbrooks Bike Ride

Things to do (June 1 - 5)

There's something for everyone happening in and around Lancashire over the weekend:

Whats on
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