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It’s one of Lancashire’s tourism success stories but not eveyone knows what lies beyond the gates of Ribby Hall Village. Roger Borrell reports.

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Hen parties, Japanese tourists, corporate team builders and even dementia sufferers are learning to have fun herding sheep, writes Emily Rothery.

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Dogs

How well do you know Lancashire? Test your knowledge in this picture based quiz

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Manchester is one of the UK’s busiest tourist destinations. It’s just perfect for family outings, particularly if you’re looking for an exciting day out without spending a single penny. Lucy Matthews selects some free places to explore.

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Manchester

A woman’s love for a remarkable ash is just one of the stories unearthed in a Lake District project to find the region’s favourite tree.

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A hive of creativity, Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle is an area continually on the rise, as Rebekka O’Grady discovers.

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Liverpool

Eccleston attracts people from across the country including a few famous faces, as Mairead Mahon discovers

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Twenty-five years ago the suggestion that Bury could become a landmark cultural and retail destination would have earned more laughs than the big name comedians on stage at the town’s Met Theatre.

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Bury

10 top things to do in Liverpool

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Get out and about in the city with our best picks.

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Liverpool

Victorian critic, thinker and artist John Ruskin knew precisely where he had retired to, when he spent his last decades in an estate overlooking Coniston Water. Brantwood, Lancashire, was the simple postal address he used up to his death in 1900. So it is fitting that the museum which bears his name is celebrating its connections with the Palatine county.

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Coniston

Royal Mail analysed over a million UK redirection applications from the last 12 months to reveal the nation’s home moving habits. We look at some of the movers and shakers in Lancashire.

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Ribble Valley Lytham Lancaster

Rebekka O’Grady visits Garstang to ask the locals what they love about their town

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Bolton’s impressive renaissance is being matched in a wide range of fields, as Martin Pilkington discovers.

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Community spirit runs deep in this Lakeland town which has been hit by floods repeatedly in recent years. Paul Mackenzie reports

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Floods

Ramsbottom has enough to warm the cockles on the most wintery of days, writes Mairead Mahon.

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Ramsbottom

A beautiful new launch is making waves on Windermere and in the boating community. Photography by Milton Haworth.

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Windermere

Photographer Glynn Ward joined the flock stars heading for one of the region’s biggest poultry sales.

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Clitheroe

This atmospheric coastal community is steeped in history but has a growing reputation for the food it creates. Roger Borrell and photographer Glynn Ward called in.

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Think of Wigan in culinary terms and what springs to mind? Probably the pies that mythically dominate the local diet. The truth, Martin Pilkington discovers, is very different.

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Wigan

There are plenty of events for countryside lovers to visit this year

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