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Green waste can be taken to household recycling centres - but they can run out of space to store it at the weekend.

Weekend extension for Wyre waste facility

A composting facility in Wyre will be allowed to operate longer at the weekend, after councillors heard that household recycling centres in the borough - and neighbouring Fylde - were having to ship green waste to East Lancashire on Saturdays and Sundays.
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Lady de Hoghton brushes dust from a bust of her husband Sir Bernard de Hoghton

Getting Hoghton Tower ready for new visitors

Now is the time of year Hoghton Tower gets ready for the new visitor season. Reporter Fiona Finch and photographer Neil Cross went behind the scenes at the historic county property to see work in progress.
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Lancashire's Chief Fire Officer Chris Kenny

Lancashire's top fire boss to retire

From the Toxteth riots to the ravages of the West Pennine Moors fire last summer Chris Kenny has spent 40 years in the fire service. He tells Fiona Finch  about his career and why the county should be very proud of its fire and rescue  workers.

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