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REVIEW: Take That supported by All Saints at Manchester Arena

Along with tens of thousands of my closest friends, I popped out to see the Mancunian boys made good who have arrived for a barn-storming return to the city they call home.

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Caravan park

Where are the best caravan parks in Lancashire?

With the Bank Holiday weekend around the corner, thoughts turn to a quick and local get-away.

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Starry-eyed surprise for beach visitors

Starry-eyed surprise for beach visitors

Visitors at the top of Blackpool Tower were left starry-eyed as they gazed out at a giant 330ft starfish on the beach below.

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Fred Gornall off to his wedding in a car from his garage. He is in the centre of the back row, his wife Elizabeth back right, another Gornall, Albert, is driving

Lancashire's family of madcap inventors

For more than a century, generations of inventors hailed from one Lancashire family. John Grimbaldeston reports on the talented Gornalls of Pilling

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125 years of training future seafarers in the port

125 years of training future seafarers in the port

This year marks the 125th year of Fleetwood’s famous maritime school.

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Tristan’s quest for glory on the cards

A St Annes video producer has played his cards right to fund a fantasy – the launch of his own tabletop game.

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Inspectors found fly paper hanging above food

Blackpool restaurant boss in court a second time

A man has been prosecuted for the second time for food hygiene offences at his seafront restaurant.

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Booths recipe: Homemade burger with bacon and cheese

RECIPE: Homemade burger with bacon and cheese

Eating a burger is satisfying ... but it tastes even better when you’ve made it from scratch.

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Destiny 2 is the first full sequel to the 2014 original

Destiny 2 filled with amazing things to do, say developers

The makers of Destiny 2 have said the sequel will be filled with "amazing things to do" as the first gameplay was revealed.

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GAME OF THE WEEK: Little Nightmares, Platform PC, Xbox One, PS4, Genre Horror. Picture credit: PA PhotoHandout.

Games Central: The best bad dreams

This week it's horror from Little Nightmares and whimsy from Seasons After Fall on Xbox One, while we try to survive Prey and live as a Black & White Bushido on PS4.
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Inglewood Boutique, Chorley

Lancashire recommends.... guest houses and B&Bs

Whether you are staying overnight in a different town or need somewhere to put up visiting relatives, here is a list of guest houses and bed and breakfasts as voted by readers.

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The cast of Dreamgirls at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. The show stars Amber Riley (formerly of TV show Glee) - right of Spongebob, and Blackpool performer Ashley Luke Lloyd - front right, kneeling

Dream team takes time out from West End for Blackpool break

Fans of the hit TV show Glee might have thought they were in a dream at Blackpool Pleasure Beach yesterday, as one of the stars of the series took time out from her West End role to relax in the resort.
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Jamie Bertenshaw, Thomas Wilson, James Johnstone, Haydn McIlroy and Leon Priestly of 1st Impact Games

Over the moon to make an impact!

A group of former students from Blackpool are shooting for the stars in a bid to launch their own computer game.

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Lancashire recommends... pubs with live music

Readers have voted. Here are the top pubs offering live music.
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Celebrities line-up in footy fund-raiser

The Mayor of Wyre Councillor Terry Lees joined Emmerdale soapstars in Fleetwood to raise funds for the Prince’s Trust - and expressed his delight at the enthusiasm showed by those involved with the Trust.

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Ghoulish goings on as gamers have a field day at the Winter Gardens

From the spooky and the cute to the virtually real, Winter Gardens’ gaming convention brings out the fans

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Live band

Where are the best pubs for live music?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
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Work continues on the development of Icon, the new 16.25m ride at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Digging deep for Icon-ic new Pleasure Beach ride

The latest developments at Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s £16.25m Icon rollercoaster have seen a tunnel open up in the dig site.
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Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating half an avocado a day helps to shed the pounds and stave off heart disease and diabetes, say scientists.
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Lancashire recommends.... campsites for tents

Wondering where to go for the next Bank Holiday weekend? Why not try these local campsites?

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