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Will Smith comes to Blackpool in the Summertime

Hollywood megastar Will Smith has been announced as the headline act for a weekend music festival on Blackpool's Tower Festival Headland.
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Jewellers

Where are the best independent jewellers in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Grunge lost a legend in this year

1994: A look back at the big stories

This week in 1994, Richard Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, died in a New-York City hospital four days after suffering a stroke. He was 81.
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Recipe from the Walled Garden Restaurant at Barton Grange, Preston

RECIPE: Spring lamb is now at its best...here’s how to enjoy

Now that spring has finally arrived we can make the most of the beautiful seasonal lamb that will be available in Lancashire’s fine butchers and local supermarkets.

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Have a go at cycling

Have at go........cycling

Cycling clubs are the backbone of the bike riding scene and community, and an invaluable source of knowledge and advice to help you improve as a bike rider.

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The Dolphin, Blackpool

Blackpool food hygiene ratings 2017 - ‘Urgent improvement’ is on menu for six eateries

Dozens of Blackpool hotels, restaurants and take-aways continue to fail to conform to basic food hygiene standards.

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Botany Bay, Chorley

Lancashire recommends... Shopping experiences

Shopping can be so much more than wandering aimlessly from high street chain to another. Here is our pick of the best shopping experiences in Lancashire.

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VIDEO: Is this the perfect Sunday lunch?

As folk across the region are busy peeling spuds and slicing carrots ready for their Easter lunch, it got us wondering, what makes your perfect Sunday lunch?
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Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Moor Hall is a building with a back story at the beginning of an auspicious new chapter in its life.

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Filling Factory No 1

Lancashire recommends... Gin bars

What better way than to enjoy a G&T this Easter weekend? Readers have voted. Here are the results.

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RECIPE: Harrissa roasted aubergine, spiced red pepper, apricot, feta

RECIPE: Harrissa roasted aubergine, spiced red pepper, apricot, feta

Great hot taste of North Africa for warmer days.

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Julie Gyi

Help Julie Gyi raise funds for life saving cancer treatment

Preston businesswoman Julie Gyi tells NATALIE WALKER how a diagnosis of cancer inspired her to set up a blog to help other people by detailing her battle against the illness, and attempts to raise money for treament abroad
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Gin bar

Where are the best gin bars in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
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Cosmopolitan, Chorley

Lancashire recommends... top places to go for a steak

Readers have voted. Here are the best places to find a good, juicy steak.

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The war memorial at Thornton

Search of for relatives of tragic soldier who inspired last-ditch protest

A search has been launched for relatives of a tragic soldier who was sent off to war in the face of a desperate last ditch protest.

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Easter chicks and bunnies

Two fantastic Easter-themed recipes

Two cracking Easter treats to tickle those taste buds.

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The Xbox One video game controllers sold by Argos in the UK

Xbox chargers recalled over fears they could overheat

A range of chargers for XBOX ONE Video Game Controllers have been recalled by the manufacturer due to their potential to overheat.

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Steak

Which pubs and restaurants cook the best the steak?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Barrel aged feta cheese and watermelon salad with heritage tomatoes, pomegranate and rocket cress (4 portions)

RECIPE: Barrel aged feta cheese and watermelon salad with heritage tomatoes, pomegranate and rocket cress (4 portions)

Barry Farley, head of banqueting at Stanley House Hotel and Spa, who lives in Preston, has managed the catering for major events such as the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the golf Open at St Andrews and the London Olympics.

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Bounce Play Centre, Blackpool

Lancashire recommends... children's soft play centres

Readers have voted. Here are the top children's play centres in the region.
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