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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Warm spring days bring out some colourful characters in our gardens and spending time at home gives us an opportunity to meet some of them. The Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Alan Wright explains.

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Ambleside is proud of a mural painted in a church during World War Two which still draws crowds

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Monday, May 11, 2020

A young botanist from Lancashire is proving that from little shoots, great plants – and ecosystems – can grow.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

If you’ve not picked up a paintbrush since you left school, now could be the perfect time to get creative, says Laura Heap, the head of art and design at Rossall School.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Can you name these Lake District locations from the emoji riddles?

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Experts from around Clitheroe give their advice on staying fit and active during while you’re in isolation.

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Friday, May 1, 2020

Put your isolation period to good use and have fun learning a new craft. Here are five for the whole family to try, from our resident crafter Dee Park.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during June. NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likley to be a part of everyday life for the forseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Settle down and enjoy these ten top Lancashire lockdown reads

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Friday, April 17, 2020

How many of these local figures can you recognise?

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Wildlife

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Warm spring days bring out some colourful characters in our gardens and spending time at home gives us an opportunity to meet some of them. The Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Alan Wright explains.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Jon Flinn finds the first green shoots of spring in the woods by the coast at Crosby

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Your garden can be a paradise for wildlife. Jenny Bennion, from The Lancashire Wildlife Trust, explores some of the species who share our gardens.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Animals are always a source of joy so we have gathered some zoos and wildlife parks across the country (and beyond) that are livestreaming animal enclosures

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Insect decline is alarming scientists across the world and it has consequences for all of us. The Wildlife Trusts has started an Action For Insects Campaign, writes campaigns manager Alan Wright

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Photography

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Photo opportunities in the countryside may be a little limited while the lockdown is in effect, but you can find inspiration in the heavens.

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

We launch our readers’ photography competition, sponsored by Wilkinson Cameras

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

We reveal the winners of our photography competition sponsored by Wilkinson Cameras

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Places

Monday, May 11, 2020

A young botanist from Lancashire is proving that from little shoots, great plants – and ecosystems – can grow.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Can you name these Lake District locations from the emoji riddles?

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Quiz
Monday, May 4, 2020

Experts from around Clitheroe give their advice on staying fit and active during while you’re in isolation.

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ThereWithYou
Friday, April 17, 2020

How many of these local figures can you recognise?

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Quiz
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Until 1988, Chorley’s official motto was ‘Beware’ - but that’s all changed now and there is much to look forward to.

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Walks

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during June. NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likley to be a part of everyday life for the forseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Explore the countryside around Ribchester on this glorious springtime walk

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Celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of poet William Wordsworth on these five walks which were all special to him. While the Lake District is out of bounds more most of us during the government lockdown, we can use these walks as a inspiration for enjoying this countryside when it is safe to so.

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Lake District Walks
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

We looked through our archives to see what we recommended to you in previous years during April.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The M6 travels through the heart of Lancashire on it’s journey from the Lake District in the north and Greater Manchester in the south. This means that the county’s beautful countryside is never too far away.

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