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With a thriving community, you won’t be short of local places to shop in Burscough

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Yesterday, 16:58
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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Mon, 17:00
Jordan Drinkwater

Manchester based singer/songwriter wows the audience at King George’s Hall in Blackburn as he works toward a career in music.

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Mon, 10:58
Members of The Dukes Young Company will play Fagin's Gang

This Victorian melodrama is being staged outdoors this summer in a unique northern setting, writes Louise Bryning

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Sharrow Bay - Main Lounge

You could win a memorable evening for two with dinner, bed and breakfast at one of Britain’s most luxurious hotels

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
No 4,  Henry Brooke on Stags Leap (yellow with black stars) crosses the finish line to win the FIRST Race

Guests of Lancashire Life spent a day at one of Britain’s loveliest racecourses - in the historic South Lakes village of Cartmel.

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Sunday, June 21, 2015
Silverdale Sunset by Marie Savage

A place where lovers of art, nature and literature can all find something to interest them

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Sunday, June 21, 2015
Simple yet elegant bedroom

Lancashire Life award winner The Assheton Arms now has a new string to its bow – luxurious bedrooms. Roger Borrell reports. Photography by Kirsty Thompson

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Sunday, June 21, 2015
Blackpool Tower

A 64-day cycle ride taking in the entire coast of Great Britain is coming your way - and anyone can get involved

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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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Wildlife

Friday, June 12, 2015

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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Friday, April 3, 2015
A photographs of a captured thylacine from the 1930s

Emily Rothery goes on the trail of a dog-like creature that brought terror to the Lakes

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Joy Jackson and Lena Crowe of Manchester and District Bee Keeping Association with the honey extractor

Prestwich has a real buzz about it

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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Swan Lake Spectacular at Martin Mere Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre

Winter is a fantastic time to visit the nature reserve and animal collection. Many thousands of wild ducks, geese and Whooper swans are drawn to the internationally-rated wetlands, offering spectacular displays of feather and flight with an award winning experience called Swan Spectacular. Everyday the swans are fed at 3pm from Swan Link Hide and 3.30pm from Raines Observatory including a wardens talk.

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Photography

Yesterday, 16:58

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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Thursday, June 18, 2015
Evening on North Shore, Blackpool - Karol Gajewski

The long evenings and mild weather give you the perfect opportunity to capture a colourful scene at the coast this summer. Here are a few from our readers

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Places

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With a thriving community, you won’t be short of local places to shop in Burscough

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Sunday, June 21, 2015
Silverdale Sunset by Marie Savage

A place where lovers of art, nature and literature can all find something to interest them

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Silverdale

It was in the news for the discovery of a Viking hoard but Silverdale is precious for many more reasons, as Sue Riley discovers.

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Friday, June 12, 2015
Knights will fight it out in a medieval tournee in Cartmel

Cartmel is famous for sticky toffee pudding and for having one of the country’s most beautiful racecourses but few people connect it with one of the great moment in our history - the signing of Magna Carta.

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Friday, June 12, 2015
Muncaster Castle

If the Game of Thrones has given you a love of medieval fantasy, there are plenty of historic castles to visit locally. We can’t promise you any dragons and knights, but you may hear tales of witches and ghosts.

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Walks

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Tebay walk

Tens of thousands of people thunder past the Howgill Fells every day, but Keith Carter says there are good reasons to stop and explore

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Friday, March 27, 2015
Nordic walkier, Edwina Collinson and her standard poodle, Taksi, on the hills above the Keer Valley

One woman’s long march back to good health is described by Sarah Briggs

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