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Where are the best golf clubs and courses in Lancashire?

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Some of the class of 1969 from Burnley's St John's RC Primary School are set to be reunited in September.

Nostalgic school photographs reunites classmates for first time in four decades

Old school photographs posted on social media received over 200 comments in one evening.

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After going blind, Chris Tattersall discovered a new lease of life thanks to guide dog Goughy. (s)

Hear Chris’ inspiring tale of strength

A Clitheroe man who went blind aged 40 dreams of sharing his story about how a charity helped him to turn his life around.

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Glendower Hotel

The best dog-friendly hotels in Lancashire

Dogs deserve a holiday too.
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Emma-Jo Crabtree (centre) is all set for her charity headshave for Pendleside Hospice with her friends and colleagues Alex Pemberton and Lucy Baker.

Hair raising stunt is labour of love for bar manager Emma-Jo

A pub manager is preparing to say goodbye to her crowning glory for a very good cause.
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Sylvia and Tony Seminara survey the latest damage to their wall.

Restaurant owners offer to sacrifice garden to make road safer

A Padiham restaurant owner has become so tired of her wall being repeatedly damaged by lorries turning round a tight corner, she has offered to sacrifice part of her garden to make the road safer.
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Blackpool link road, watched by civic officials in 1986. The road follows the old railway line to the site of Central Station and is named after Lancashire County Council surveyor Harry Yeadon (far left), it was opened on the 3rd January 1986. Louise Ellman in light coloured coat

Today's suffragettes: ‘I was very determined to make a difference’

Voting Louise Ellman into office was a ground-breaking moment for women in the North West - the first female leader of Lancashire County Council.
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Dogs in hotels

Where are the best dog friendly hotels in Lancashire?

If you feel like a night away in another Lancashire area but don't want to leave your dog at home, there are plenty of hotels who will invite them as guests too.

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Pendle Beer Festival pulls in the punters

Beer aficianados from across the borough – and from much further afield – converged on Colne at the weekend for the ever-popular Pendle Beer Festival.

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Laura Black

Fund-raising dinner in honour of Padiham blogger Laura Black who died of Cystic Fibrosis

The courage and inspiration of a young Padiham mum is behind a fund-raising drive to raise cash for research into Cystic Fibrosis and to help the homeless.

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Chef owner at The Freemasons at Wiswell Steven Smith.

Ribble Valley eateries named in top 10

Two Ribble Valley gastropubs have made the top 10 of one of the most prestigious lists in the industry.

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It is worth shopping round for the best car hire prices if you are taking a half term break abroad.

Gearing up for a half term holiday? Shopping around for best priced car hire could save you hundreds of pounds

If you are thinking of booking a holiday for you and your family this February half term, you may want to consider sorting out your car hire online before you go.
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Where are the best spa breaks in Lancashire?

Is it time to rewind?

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The ultimate in fine romantic dining? How about a four-course Greggs?

If roses are red, and love is your goal, take them to Greggs for a nice sausage roll.
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A chocolate heart bouquet could be the perfect gift for Valentine's Day.

Say it with chocolate flowers on the most romantic day of the year

Chocolates or flowers are the usual gifts of choice for Valentine's Day, but have you ever considered chocolate flowers?

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The Spinners at Cowling

The best gastropubs in Lancashire

Here is a list of the top gastropubs, as voted by readers.

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Gastro food

Where are the best gastropubs in Lancashire?

Gastropubs offer fine dining in a cosy pub setting.

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The Old England has great views of Lake Windermere, day or night.

Travel review: The Lake District

Thinking positive and being healthy is the mantra by which many of us have started 2018. And the beautiful setting of Bowness –on-Windermere is just the place to go for that mid January pep up.
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If you are planning  a holiday abroad to beat winter blues make sure you check car hire prices as they can vary by 245 % depending on where you go.

Car hire costs can take a big chunk of holiday savings for bargain loving Brits

One of the best ways to beat the January blues is to book a cheap break away.
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Female friendly gym

Where are the best ladies only gyms in Lancashire

A lot of women feel more confident working out in a female-only environment.

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