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A 12-year-old from St Helens has gone the extra mile to say thank you to hospital staff for saving his baby brother’s life.

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War stories from the Kay-Shuttleworth family history have gone on show at their ancestral home, Gawthorpe Hall

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Poet Yrsa Daley-Ward was born in Chorley to a Jamaican mother and a Nigerian father. She was brought up by devout Seventh Day Adventist grandparents and worked as a fashion model before moving into poetry. Her latest book, The Terrible, is a memoir about girlhood, femininity, family secrets, addiction, sexuality and mental health. She now lives in New York.

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Making a television programme about the Lakes has re-affirmed Paul Rose’s deep affection for the area

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Lake District

A fascinating look at the lives of Lancashire women in times past is now available to a worldwide audience.

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A new awards scheme,supported by Lancashire Life, is designed to shine a light on our successful family businesses

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Lancashire was the first county to support the There But Not There campaign. Tony Attard explains why

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Tony Attard - Lancashire High Sheriff

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Lancashire’s High Sheriff talks to Olivia Assheton about the relevance of the role in the 21st century

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My favourite place - Wayne Hemingway

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Wayne Hemingway kicks off our new series by recalling special family memories from around Morecambe Bay.

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Morecambe

There have been a record-breaking number of entries for the Enterprise Vision Awards and voting starts this month

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Home Reach has helped many people realise their dreams and own the home they want and need.

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A Lancashire couple sold up their home and their business so their sons could become farmers

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A letter discovered hidden in the rafters of Elizabeth Gaskell’s home sheds light on the life of her staff.

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FIFA’s second president organised one of the first international football competitions.

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Two sisters who worked for the secret service during World War II recall their remarkable father whose memoir of life in a Japanese prisoner of war has come a best seller. Peter Adams met them.

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An inspiring young woman who suffered in silence for years because of a debilitating stammer has made a remarkable transformation.

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The Ribble Valley’s Bill Carter is following the family tradition of being a blacksmith using ancient skills to make unique pieces.

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A former police officer from Chorley fought back from serious injury to take a gold medal at the Commonwealth

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Miranda Markham’s modelling career may have started in the aisle of a supermarket but her fabulous looks have taken her from Rawtenstall to catwalks of Milan

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A remarkable young woman has traded places as a teacher to set up as a farmer. And the small matter of not having a farm certainly hasn’t stopped her.

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