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Changes are underway in Ulverston which will give locals more say in their town’s future, as Mike Glover reports

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Beatrix Potter, Leonora Carrington, Richard Ansdell, LS Lowry, Percy Kelly

Lancashire and the Lake District has an abundance of artistic talent. Sue Riley selects her top 20 but do you agree with her choice?

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Blair Castle  © Paul Booth

Scotland’s Blair Castle plays host to the FEI European Championships of Eventing from 10-13 September 2015

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Liindsay Williams and Martin Gibbons

Monkeywood Theatre brings the passion of theatre and football together in a new play to be performed at the Lowry in September celebrating one of the world’s most recognised derby matches. Rob Gemmel interviews Monkeywood Theatre Co-Artistic Director, Martin Gibbons and writer Lindsay Williams

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Manchester Airport City

This stunning new Northern Powerhouse development is not just about aeroplanes, writes Martin Pilkington

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Monday, August 24, 2015
JERSEY BOYS The Musical London photo Brinkhoff & M Genburg

From Burnley to the Big Smoke, Helen Ternent is making it on stage in the West End

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Saturday, August 22, 2015
Pendle Hill seen from Clitheroe Castle

The most interesting people, places and organisations from Ribble Valley that you should be following

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Friday, August 21, 2015
Lakeland Wildlife

Noisy toads, exotic dragonflies and short-eared owls – just a few examples of the wonderful wildlife in Cumbria, reports Charlotte Rowley.

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Thursday, August 20, 2015
The Ladykillers - Image Roger Prutton

Rob Gemmell went along to see the Lytham Anonymous Players production of The Ladykillers at the Lowther Pavilion

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Elite cyclist Paul Oldham, from Barrowford, right of the picture, on Nick o Pendle

Britain’s biggest cycling competition is coming to Lancashire, attracting up top 200,000 visitors. Photography by Glynn Ward

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Wildlife

Friday, August 21, 2015

Noisy toads, exotic dragonflies and short-eared owls – just a few examples of the wonderful wildlife in Cumbria, reports Charlotte Rowley.

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Monday, July 20, 2015
Dee and Daniel Ashman and cheetah 'Khaleesi' at their Predator Experience in Ayside

Cheetahs are quiet and amiable, according to their owners, but they’ve caused a big row in a tiny Lakeland village near Cartmel, as Sue Riley reports

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Monday, July 6, 2015
Grey Seal Photo Martha Tressler

Marine wildlife expert Dr Emily Baxter urges urgent action to set up conservation zones off the north west coast

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Friday, June 12, 2015
Bowland Wild Boar Park

These wild creatures haven’t roamed free in Lancashire for centuries but that doesn’t mean you can’t see them

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Brian in the grand parade with Town End Asterix supreme champion in 2010

If you’ve ever fancied farming these captivating animals, one of the north west’s finest herds is being auctioned this month

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Photography

Monday, July 13, 2015

We give some famous Lancashire icons the Google Dreams treatment

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Winter Sunset at Crosby Beach by John Cobham

The Iron Men of Crosby have become a popular tourist spot in the North West

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Friday, June 19, 2015
Derwentwater View - Sean Nolan

Derwentwater is the ideal place to capture a beautiful photograph. Here are a selection of images by our readers

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Places

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Changes are underway in Ulverston which will give locals more say in their town’s future, as Mike Glover reports

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Blair Castle  © Paul Booth

Scotland’s Blair Castle plays host to the FEI European Championships of Eventing from 10-13 September 2015

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Manchester Airport City

This stunning new Northern Powerhouse development is not just about aeroplanes, writes Martin Pilkington

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Saturday, August 22, 2015
Pendle Hill seen from Clitheroe Castle

The most interesting people, places and organisations from Ribble Valley that you should be following

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Monday, August 17, 2015
Bury New Road

It may not be as well known as Manchester’s other suburbs, but Whitefield is certainly emerging from their shawdows with plenty to see and do. Words by Rebekka O’Grady

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Walks

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Bowland has got to be in the top ten of outstanding naturally beautiful areas of England. It has everything - magnificent views, rounded hills and beautiful valleys dotted with quaint historical villages. Cafes, pubs and restaurants cater for everyone from walkers, cyclists, horse riders and of course motorists.

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Holcombe Tower, built to commemorate Robert Peel

John Lenehan’s Watering Hole Walk takes him to Holcombe Moor with stunning views and a welcoming pub

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The path to Darwen Tower

John Lenehan takes us to one of Lancashire’s high spots and ends where Crowmell’s troops feared to tred

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Sunday, May 10, 2015
Admiring the View

In the first of his watering hole walks, John Lenehan traces the River Darwen and passes one of Lancashire most dramatic castles

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Spire Hill

After eight years of writing walks for Lancashire Life, this month’s is the last. Regular readers will know there are not many places in Lancashire which have not received my attentions so it was important that this, the very last, should be a favourite and stand for the best to be found in walking in our county.

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