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You have to laugh: Rail problems gives Blackpool comedian a train of thought

As rail misery continues for Lancashire commuters a video clip of Blackpool comedian Mark Grimshaw having a go at rail operator Northern is going viral on social media.
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Have you seen the missing snake?

Pet Python snake on the loose

A pet Python snake is still missing in Clitheroe despite a local pet store posting a message on social media alerting residents.

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Willow's Force Free Grooming, in Blackpool

The best dog grooming salons in Lancashire

Dogs and their owners have been voting.

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WhatsApp

Opening this WhatsApp 'text bomb' could crash your phone

An urgent warning has been issued over a WhatsApp message which could destroy your entire phone.
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Narrow escape for marshal in Tour De Yorkshire car crash

A pro-cycling team has apologised after a support car following the Tour de Yorkshire narrowly avoided a marshal as it crashed into street bollards.

Transport
Towneley Hall

Towneley Hall 'ghost' captured in spooky photograph

The figure of a ghostly woman has been captured in a mysterious photograph of historic Towneley Hall.

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Prince Louis

Special delivery named after new Royal

As the world watched and waited for the arrival of the royal baby keepers at Blackpool Zoo were heralding their own special delivery – and have named him in honour of the new prince.
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Gulliver's World, Warrington

Gulliver's are calling all married couples to Gulliver's World, Warrington

For an exciting new launch of a unique wedding venue, Gulliver's need models.

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The Shyte home page. The name is an acronym for 'seriously helps you to energise"

Canadian chocolatier Shyte goes viral for hilarious name

A Canadian chocolatier has the internet in hysterics after eagle-eyed Scots spotted his very cheeky brand name online.

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Firefighters rescued the chicken

Chicken had its feathers ruffled after becoming trapped down a well

A chicken got itself into a flap when it became trapped down a well - only to be rescued by plucky firefighters.

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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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DID YOU KNOW? Today is Winston Churchill Day

On April 9th in 1963, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill became the second person to become an Honorary Citizen of the United States.

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WATCH: The best trampoline parks in Lancashire

Looking for somewhere to bounce and run wild?
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Does losing an hours sleep leave you wiped out?

Top tips on how to survive the clock going forward

With the clocks going forward on 25 March 2018, The Sleep Council is offering advice on how to survive the ‘lost hour'.

Health
How many of these Lanky words do you know?

12 words and phrases you'll only know if you are from Lancashire

Lancashire is not only the greatest county in England, but we also talk reet good as well.
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Would you consider being intimate with a robot?

One in three people in the UK would become intimate with a robot

Whilst going on a date with a humanoid robot doesn’t sound as appealing as it may have done two years ago, a new study has found that one in three would contemplate having sexual relations with one, with seven out of 10 admitting they wouldn’t consider it cheating if they or their partner did.
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Disneyland Paris has announced it is holding open auditions in the UK to recruit its new character, dancing and parade stars.

Calling all Elsa's and Spidermen: Audition dates announced for Disneyland Paris

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a Disney princess or a real life Marvel superhero? Here's your chance.
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Mother's Day printables to make mum's day extra special

From breakfast orders to greeting cards, find your Mother's day printables here.
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Old romantic: Meet the Yorkshireman who has sent the same Valentine's card to his wife for the last 39 years

A devoted husband is celebrating St Valentine's Day by sending his beloved wife the same card he has posted to her - for the last 39 YEARS.
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The collection of charming and sentimental Valentine's cards

Lessons in love: Victorian Valentine's cards unearthed in shoebox give modern day bachelors lessons in romance

A collection of Victorian Valentine's cards have fetched £100 at auction after being found lying in a dusty shoebox.
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