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Travel: Rich history of nation the size of Lancashire

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg may be a little country but it has a lot to offer visitors as Mike Hill discovered
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Stately home

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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Chris Bevan

Lytham in Bloom team in BBC documentary series

Lytham in Bloom’s green-fingered volunteers are to come under the national spotlight in a BBC documentary series.

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Twelve Tellers

The best bars with dance floors in Lancashire

If you fancy a boogie but don't want to pay nightclub prices, here are the best bars with a dance floor.
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Amanda and Nick Thompson prepare for the final piece to be placed in the creation of Icon at the Pleasure Beach, back in February

An iconic day in resort's history: Pleasure Beach sets date for first riders of new rollercoaster

Blackpool Pleasure Beach's new £16.25m rollercoaster Icon will open to the public on Friday, May 25 - in time for the Spring Bank Holiday weekend.

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REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

In my recent post came my first picture from a Burnley reader following on some of my comments about the Industrial Revolution in Lancashire .

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Rev refs April 2 2018

REV RON GREENALL: Iron theme to my latest memories

Firstly a couple of new points for a new month. It was in this week in 1721 that Sir Robert Walpole became the first Prime Minister of Britain.

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Ted Robbins unveils a new defibrillator as part of the Lancashire Lifesavers campaign.

Comic actor Ted Robbins backs new defibrillator campaign

Comedian and actor Ted Robbins knows more than most how much he has to be grateful for on the health front.
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The River Ribble outside the Spread Eagle at Sawley

Restaurant review: The Spread Eagle at Sawley near Clitheroe

Nestled next to a soaring stretch of the beautiful  River Ribble, with views stretching a cross the Forest of Bowland, The Spread Eagle at Sawley has earned its reputation as a calming bolt-hole in a stunning corner of our beautiful Lancashire countryside.
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The blaze which destroyed a Blackpool landmark

Our Looking Back picture from the Gazette archives remembers the 1967 fire which destroyed one of the famous names on Blackpool's high street.

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IN PICTURES: 17 cars from British Leyland’s 50 year history

British Leyland dominated the domestic motoring scene making some of the most famous names on the nation’s roads during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Longridge Fell

The best views in Lancashire

If you fancy a walk out somewhere to take in the best views, here is a list of the best places, as voted by readers
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10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Manchester airport for under 50

10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Manchester airport for under £50

The weather in the UK is slowly improving, but if you’re bored of the same four walls and perhaps want to venture to somewhere with a warmer climate, then there are a wide variety of last minute trips available this month, all from Manchester airport.
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Fortnite Battle Royale

Fortnite Battle Royale - Why a computer game has turned into an obsession for Lancashire kids

Are you a parent whose child has been glued to their computer screen for hours on end?

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Stunning views

Where are the best views in Lancashire?

Lancashire is full of stunning views.

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100 years of the RAF and Lancashire

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force, here Mike Hill looks at the long relationship between Lancashire’s plane makers and the nation’s armed forces

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The sugar tax will affect the cost of soft drinks

Five things to know about sugar tax on soft drinks

As the sugar tax levy comes into force today, we look at what this will mean for the regions consumers.

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WATCH: The best trampoline parks in Lancashire

Looking for somewhere to bounce and run wild?
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