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Creative workshop fun for children at Burnley Mechanics

Your children’s creative talents will blossom this summer thanks to two new workshops.

Theatre and Comedy
Tootsies

Lancashire recommends... the best places for an ice cream

It is still hot enough to treat yourself to an ice cream.

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The amazing re-appearance of this Italian garden at Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham, has prompted calls for it to be restored to its former glory.

Calls for "lost garden" to be restored at Padiham's "Downton of the North" historic hall

The appearance of a "lost" historic garden at Padiham's Gawthorpe Hall has prompted calls for it to be restored to its former glory.
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Some of the waste dumped on Barley New Road.

Residents' disgust as boxes of calves’ feet left to rot

Residents are calling for urgent action after dozens of boxes of calves’ feet were dumped in two country lanes in Pendle possibly contaminating local water courses.
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Great Mitton Hall owner Jean Kay (centre) with friends and helpers at the open garden event.

Open gardens at stunning Ribble Valley home was a blooming great success

The owners of one of the Ribble Valley’s most stunning homes opened their gardens to the public.
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Ice cream

VOTE: Where is the best place for an ice cream in Lancashire?

The sun is blazing - the perfect time for an ice cream.

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Blackpool Wake Park

Top five outdoor activities in Lancashire to enjoy during a heatwave

You don't want to be stuck indoors in this weather.

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Catherine Smith of Trust House and Lee Pritchard, BNI Diamond chapter president, director of Preston-based Clear Sky ADR

BNI Lancashire raise thousands at charity ball for Trust House Lancashire

A Preston business group has raised more than £14,800 in support of Trust House Lancashire with a charity ball.

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Paul Yates of Monolith Grills.

Warm weather sees BBQ sales double

Sales of barbecues in the UK have matched the mercury and soared, and with the forecasts set fair for the foreseeable, expect to see plenty more BBQs under blue sky and sunshine.
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Fence, Burnley

Lancashire recommends... the best beer gardens during a heatwave

There will be plenty of people wanting a beer garden this weekend

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Nursery hosts summer fun event at Nelson park

Nursery hosts summer fun event at Nelson park

The sun will have his hat on this weekend when a nursery hosts a summer fun event.
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Nursery hosts summer fun event at Nelson park

Nursery hosts summer fun event at Nelson park

The sun will have his hat on this weekend when a nursery hosts a summer fun event.

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Avenham Park, Preston

Top five picnic spots in Lancashire to enjoy during the heatwave

The weather is scorching hot - perfect for a picnic.
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Simon Altham, MD of cottages.com in  Earby which has been  nominated for a top travel award.

Pendle company nominated for top travel award

A Pendle company has been nominated for one of the travel industry's most respected awards.
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The Canal Turn, Carnforth

Best pubs to stop by during a walk in Lancashire

It's the perfect weather for a stroll in Lancashire's countryside or coastal areas.

Lifestyle

In pictures - The retro summer treats we used to love

We're in the middle of a heatwave, and with the mercury set to stay in the mid-20s for at least the next week, we take a look at some of the icy treats we used to love.

Lifestyle

It's hot in Lancashire but it's not quite the Summer of '76... yet

The heatwave of 1976 was one of longest and hottest summers of the 20th century.

Lifestyle
Blackpool beach

Top five Lancashire beaches to sunbathe in this hot weather

Has this weather made you want to lie on a beach?

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Andrew Stephenson at Bradley Primary School in Nelson for breakfast club.

Pendle MP praises breakfast clubs after Nelson primary school visit

Andrew Stephenson MP has paid a visit to a Pendle primary school to learn about how one of his constituency's breakfast clubs is helping feed pupils so they start the day on the right note.
Education
'Ave it!

Holland's Pies have come up with the snack of the summer

What do you do if it's a little to hot for your favourite pie tea?
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