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Tour operators can resume selling holidays in Tunisia

UK tour operators can resume selling holidays in Tunisia for the first time since the Sousse massacre after the Government changed its travel advice.

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Nathan Gordon and his girlfriend Hollie Davidson, 22, paid out 3,200 for the holiday of a lifetime; at the luxury Thomson Sensatori Resort Azul Mexico but ended up living a nightmare.

Dream holiday turns into sickness bug nightmare for Blackpool couple

A Blackpool couple have spoken of how they were caught up in a sickness outbreak in Mexico.
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The surge in ticketing comes after clamping on private land was banned in 2012

Code of conduct urged as number of parking tickets from private companies rises

The number of parking tickets handed out by private companies has soared, leading to support for proposed new laws to end the industry's self-regulation.

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Fishing in Blackpool

Lancashire recommends... fishing spots

Here is a list of the best places to catch fish in Lancashire.
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Travel: Peace and serenity at Wordsworth’s wonder in Grasmere, Lake District

Travel: Peace and serenity at Wordsworth’s wonder in Grasmere, Lake District

Most morning dog walks end up being a 10-minute tootle round the block, trying to avoid left-out wheelie bins and school-run mums.

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Tom Bass Seabass

RECIPE: Tom Yam Sea Bass

Barry Farley, head banqueting chef at Stanley House Hotel and Spa, in Mellor, shares his recipe for the perfect Thai-style light summer dish – Tom Yam seabass.

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The beautiful Grange Manor

Travel review: Falkirk and Grangemouth, Scotland

Landlubbers often forget how important water is. But visitors to Falkirk and Grangemouth are treated to a very special way of remembering.

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The wonderful beach huts at De Panne. Photo courtesy of WESTTOER

Travel review: Belgium via Hull

As the saying goes – it is never dull in Hull – and lucky for our latest adventure it was also boiling in Belgium!

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The Red Arrows will perform on both Saturday and Sunday at this year's Blackpool Air Show

Red Arrows confirm double date for Blackpool Air Show

The Red Arrows will perform two displays above Blackpool Promenade this summer as the stars of the resort's Air Show
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Scientists in Europe and the US have uncovered the clearest evidence yet that drinking coffee reduces the risk of death. See PA story HEALTH Coffee. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Coffee ‘adds years to your life’ finds study

Coffee not only helps you feel full of beans - it might add years to your life as well, two major studies have shown.

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Northern Rail services will be hit by strike action

Rail strike to disrupt services

Northern Rail is expecting to run more than 40 per cent of normal services during three days of industrial action this weekend.

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Walking football is gaining popularity across the county

Have a go.......at walking football

With more than 800 walking football clubs across the UK, the FA has now drawn up a standardised rule book. Here’s what you need to know

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Blossom Boutique

Lancashire recommends... boutique dress shops

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Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

Timetable announced for re-opening Lancashire’s closed libraries

The countdown has begun to the reopening of Lancashire’s closed libraries, including ones in Fulwood, Freckleton, Lostock Hall and Whalley.

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Catering staff celebrate with their five-star food hygiene award

Blackpool Victoria Hospital kitchen’s five star rating

Blackpool Victoria Hospital’s kitchens have been given a five-star food hygiene rating – the best possible – for a seventh year in a row.

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County Coun Susie Charles

Could you adopt siblings asks Lancashire County Council?

Lancashire County Council has launched an appeal to find people willing to adopt siblings.

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Dress shop

Where are the best boutique dress shops in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Picnic

Lancashire recommends... picnic spots

Here is a list of the top five places to stop for a picnic in Lancashire.
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Gamers get set to push the button at major expo

Thousands of enthusiasts expected to visit resort for the return of major computer games convention.

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The Globe Inn

UK’s largest pub company hit with £24k fine after family’s Baked Alaska horror

A Baked Alaska dessert wrongly sold as ‘egg-free’ sent a boy with a severe egg allergy into anaphylactic shock, a court has heard.

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