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More stars on Slimefest line-up

The X Factor winner Matt Terry is the latest act to be added to the line-up for Slimefest this October.
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Blackpool beach

Lancashire recommends... Beaches

Time to get your bucket and spade out.

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The cast of Cinderella at the Grand Theatre, from left Olivia Birchenough, JJ Hamblett, Steve Royle and Melanie Walters

All-star cast shall go to the ball

A boy band idol, kids' TV host and Gavin And Stacey star will join Grand panto favourite Steve Royle in this year's seasonal extravaganza.
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Gavin Howard and Pippa's mum Michelle Cole

Ribbleton man completes peak challenge in memory of his Scorton niece

A devoted uncle has taken on the Peak to Peak Challenge - with a twist - in memory of his niece.

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Family fun

Where are the best free family days out?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
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Glenn Austin pops the question to Kelly Norris at Lytham Festival - in front of a crowd of thousands

Stunned Kelly says yes in festival's first on-stage proposal

Love was in the air as Lytham Festival's first proposal of marriage took place on stage during the open night's festivities.

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Penny Farm Horse Sanctuary

Lancashire recommends... free family days out

Readers have voted.

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Pixie Lott joins the Slimefest line-up

Voice Kids star Pixie joins Slimefest line-up

Pop starlet Pixie Lott is the latest name to be added to the bill at Slimefest this autumn.

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Reece Sibbald and Pippa Smith as Scarecrow and Dorothy

We're off to see the wizard on the end of the pier

The wooden planks of North Pier are once again transforming into a magical yellow brick road to transport families to a fun performance.

Theatre and Comedy
Ingleton Waterfall Trail

Lancashire recommends.... family days out with entry fees

Readers have voted.

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Elsie and Jim Clark

Inskip and Hambleton couple Elsie and Jim celebrate platinum anniversary

As Jim and Elsie Clark’s paths crossed many times, it was the sight of Elsie on stage that marked the start of a great love story.

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Many parents face juggling work with finding childcare.

‘There needs to be a change to help families’

As school summer holidays start, many parents are facing the challenge of finding suitable childcare at an affordable cost. STEF HALL looks at the issue.

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Sports and social club

Where are the best sports and social clubs in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
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Inside the Dingles' cottage at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

Cross over to Yorkshire for a tour of Emmerdale

For hundreds of years, there has been a bit of a friendly rivalry between Lancastrians and Yorkshire folk.

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Family-friendly pub

Where are the best family-friendly pubs in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Ofsted

Foster care company is ‘good’

Excel Fostering Limited, in Clifton Drive South, St Annes, has been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.

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Myerscough College Open Day and Country Fair returns on June 11 2017

Myerscough College Country Fair shaping up to be 'best yet'

Myerscough College will throw open its doors for all the family on June 11 for one of Lancashire's biggest outdoor events.
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Julie Gyi

Help Julie Gyi raise funds for life saving cancer treatment

Preston businesswoman Julie Gyi tells NATALIE WALKER how a diagnosis of cancer inspired her to set up a blog to help other people by detailing her battle against the illness, and attempts to raise money for treament abroad
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Angela Davies is taking part in Race for Life with her daughters ten-year-old Alyssa Davies (left) and seven-year-old Lauren Davies

Cancer survivor Alyssa guest of honour at Race for Life

A youngster who has battled leukaemia is rallying women to join the fight against the disease by entering Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
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Archery

Have a go at... Archery

The sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows.

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