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Food, fun and festivals have been the themes of summer in Lancashire and the Lake District. We select some of our favourite Instagram moments from August.

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photography
Friday, August 26, 2016
30 James Street bedroom

With its quirky shipping line theme and glitzy decor, 30 James Street is built for adventures, writes Janet Reeder

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Liverpool Luxury Break
Friday, August 26, 2016
Coniston Reflections by David Blenkharn

The lake, the Old Man, the views.... there are so many reasons to visit Coniston as our selection of reader photos show.

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photography Coniston
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Ike Rann Photo by Sten Roosvald

Ike Rann, winner of the ‘Last Choir Singing’ 2015-2016 song writing contest, has recorded and published his winning song ‘Genius’, both in its original form and as a dance track.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016
Comfort as standard in Barton Grange Hotel bedrooms

When you choose a hotel you have certain hopes for the comfort of the room, the service from the staff and the quality of the food. The Barton Grange Hotel in Lancashire ticks every box.

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Luxury Break Preston
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Olivia Plumb in the reining class

Photographer Beth Eastham joins the crowds at Myerscough for a weekend of fun

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Equestrian
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Buy Art Fair

One lucky reader will win an original painting and tickets to Buy Art Fair, plus a meal and overnight stay

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Monday, August 22, 2016
View of Grasmere from Allan Bank, Wordsworth's other home....

Grasmere is back in business after the chaos caused by the devastating floods, writes Eileen Jones

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Grasmere Floods
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Evening Sun at the Tower by Bob Bedford

Our readers explore the countryside around the Darwen Tower

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photography
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Arnside

John Lenehan tackles a beautiful coastal walk with great views and rewards himself with fish and chips

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Wildlife

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
A shoresearch attracts all ages

Two young women have unusual jobs – revealing the secrets of the Irish Sea and helping to protect its inhabitants for future generations. Alan Wright reports

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Coastal Lancashire Lancashire Wildlife
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Cal Cottrell - Short-eared owl at Blackpool. They look around when they hear the camera shutter

Cal Cottrell put down his gun and picked up a camera in pursuit of Lancashire wildlife

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Lancashire Wildlife photography
Monday, May 30, 2016
Try walking on a bog with home-made bog shoes - Little Woolden Moss

The Wildlife Trust is encouraging everyone to do something wild every day in June. Campaigns officer Alan Wright tells us why

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Monday, January 18, 2016
Red Squirrel

A revival of traditional skills, red squirrels and beautiful butterflies are predicted for this corner of old Lancashire. Mike Glover reports

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Thursday, December 10, 2015
Fallow deer tend to stick to the Pennine hills by Darin Smith

While reindeers are working overtime, Christmas is a good time to look out for their Lancashire cousins, writes Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Alan Wright

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Lancashire Wildlife

Photography

@asshetonarmsdownham

Food, fun and festivals have been the themes of summer in Lancashire and the Lake District. We select some of our favourite Instagram moments from August.

Read Full Story »
photography
Friday, August 26, 2016
Coniston Reflections by David Blenkharn

The lake, the Old Man, the views.... there are so many reasons to visit Coniston as our selection of reader photos show.

Read Full Story »
photography Coniston
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Evening Sun at the Tower by Bob Bedford

Our readers explore the countryside around the Darwen Tower

Read Full Story »
photography

Places

Monday, August 22, 2016
View of Grasmere from Allan Bank, Wordsworth's other home....

Grasmere is back in business after the chaos caused by the devastating floods, writes Eileen Jones

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Grasmere Floods
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Swallows and Amazons - Four on the fellside above Coniston

Script changes and an outbreak of political correctness can’t hide Coniston’s star quality. Mike Glover reports

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Coniston
Walney Island by Dave Willis, Cumbria Tourism

Join us on a whistlestop of the Lancashire coastal locations that have become our firm favourites for days out. Roger Borrell reports

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Coastal Lancashire
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Coniston Old Man by Rob Mcewen

Hundreds of tons of stone to be airlifted in to restore popular footpath

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Lake District Walks Coniston

Walks

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Arnside

John Lenehan tackles a beautiful coastal walk with great views and rewards himself with fish and chips

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Sunday, August 7, 2016
Coniston Old Man by Rob Mcewen

Hundreds of tons of stone to be airlifted in to restore popular footpath

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Lake District Walks Coniston
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
View from Jeffery Hill

John Lenehan walks from the quaint village of Chipping to find some of the Lancashire’s most rugged countryside

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Bowland Walks
Friday, June 17, 2016
Peel Tower

Country dwellers who felt they were getting a raw deal stopped moaning and did something. Roger Borrell reports

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Ramsbottom
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
White Coppice

The views on this walk from Brinscall are stupendous and the home made tea bread and cheese is delicious, says John Lenehan

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