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The Formby artist is using digital techniques to capture the coast

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From coffee trucks and fizz vans to picture perfect photobooths, we talk to the Lancashire folk who have taken their show on the road with mobile businesses run from their cherished vans.

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The conductor of a Morecambe orchestra is keeping historic melodies alive for future generations

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Actor and comedian Justin Moorhouse has been busy in lockdown, helping around his community and hosting online quizzes and games of bingo. He kept a diary for us throughout May, his record of an extraordinary time

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Could you make a difference in Lancashire?

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Photographer Roger Moore has been recording families in lockdown in their gardens

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Life may never be the same again, but as we ease back towards some form of normality organisations from across Lancashire have come together for a major new campaign highlighting the county.

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Lockdown has brought out best in communities and businesses across Lancashire

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Social Events

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Family and friends of showbusiness legend Joe Longthorne MBE are gifting more than £880 to Rosemere Cancer Foundation for the charity to spend on making patient areas at Rosemere Cancer Centre, Lancashire and South Cumbria’s specialist cancer treatment centre at the Royal Preston Hospital, more comfortable and relaxing.

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The annual West Lancashire Scout Founder’s Feast marks the birthday of the founder of Scouting, Robert Baden Powell, to celebrate all that is great about Scouting in the region.

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Local businessman and father-of-three set a target to raise £50,000.

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An emotional evening at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel at Clayton-le-Moors raised more then £4000 for the Brain Tumour Charity.

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£1,120 was raised for the East Lancashire Hospice,

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The charity ball was a huge success, with more than 200 people turning out to enjoy the first ever Bollywood theme at the Mayor’s Ball.

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Guests swapped formal black tie for brightly-coloured Glastonbury style outfits in tribute to music festival-loving Kerry Parkinson of Blackpool who died of breast cancer a day after her 42nd birthday.

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More than 600 young women were treated to a second International Women’s Day Festival on the Fylde Coast, with 26 local role models, 80 volunteers from business and Blackpool Sixth Form students.

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Celebrity Interviews

Monday, June 22, 2020

Bolton-born actor Diane Morgan explains how her rescue dog helped after her dad’s death

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The pandemic might have closed theatres and film sets but actor Christopher Eccleston from Salford still won applause for his performance in praise of the NHS.

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Comedian and presenter Stephen Bailey is back with a new show and he told us he really can be bothered about Denton.

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Life away from Corrie has been busy for Accrington’s Julie Hesmondhalgh, who is back on our screens this month in a rather different role

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Oldham’s Sarah Lancashire is one of our best-loved stars. She spent months preparing for her latest harrowing role, which is on our screens this month.

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