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Marton couple Michael Barnes and Claire Green tied the knot at Tiffany’s Hotel in Blackpool – and just as they did, the RAF Red Arrows flew overhead.
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Yoga at Blackpool Yoga

Blackpool Yoga session to aid hurricane victims

Yoga fans are set to strike a few poses to help the relief effort following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean.


Big Chip Off​ competition celebrates fourth year of finding best spuds

It paid for contestants to have a chip on their shoulder at a fun charity competition in Lancashire.

The average price of a pint rose by 6p

Average price of pint of bitter tops £3 for first time

The average price of a pint of bitter in pubs has topped £3 for the first time, a new report has revealed.

Mac Allister 10 Tread Aluminium Double Stepladder.

Gardening: 5 of the best garden stepladders

We look at 5 of the best 5 stepladders
Kirstie Allsopp

Food and Drink: Property queen Kirstie Allsopp switches location to the kitchen

TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp is best known as one half of the Location, Location, Location double act – and we already know she’s talented at scouring for properties and giving straight-talking advice.
The view from the Hotel Zum Stadttor.

Travel: Austrian hills are alive with sound of great adventure...

There are two things that have made me fall in love with Austria over the years – the jaw-dropping scenery and the friendly people.
Holly Wignall, Richard Dyer and Jamie Scahill at Williamson Park

Lancaster park to host new three day music festival

A brand new three day music festival is set to take over Williamson Park in Lancaster next year.


Travel: So much to see and do during whistle-stop tour of Italy...

We sat on the steps of Rome's Trevi Fountain - the newly groomed marble horses glistening in spring sunshine - and clutched coins in our left hands to throw over our right shoulders.
Marsh Mill Tavern

Lancashire recommends... places to go for dessert

From pubs, bars and cafes, here are the top five places to go for dessert, as voted by readers.

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Nearly 70 Wetherspoon's pubs in Scotland will take part in the same price cuts

Wetherspoon's slashes prices in Tax Equality Day protest

Wetherspoon's is slashing prices across nearly 900 pubs in the UK to protest against tax discrepancies that allow supermarkets to undercut pubs on alcohol sales.
Alyssa Davies, with sister Lauren Davies and Kimberley Walsh

Wrea Green girl joins Kimberley Walsh as the face of Cancer Research UK and TK Maxx campaign - with VIDEO

A Lancashire youngster who has battled cancer has become the face of a national charity campaign.
Paul and Maureen Mallon

Garstang Market's cheese stallholders retire after 25 years

Garstang’s best-loved cheese and biscuit traders have said a final goodbye to their customers after serving from behind the counter of their indoor market stall for 25 years.
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
Caroline Wareing

Kirkham mum with paralysis nominated for Just Giving Award

A Kirkham woman, who has raised more than £22,000 for Cancer Research UK by cycling 900 miles on a hand-cycle after being paralysed, is in the running for a prestigious national award.

Mistletoe and wine?

Aldi launches budget friendly wine advent calendar

If you’re partial to a festive drink or two throughout December you'll be able to raise a toast with every calendar door.

Where is the best place to go for a dessert?

If you fancy a sweet treat, where do you like to go?
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The contract is worth an estimated 195,000 over two years

Blackpool Tower maintenance contract awarded

Engineering specialist Ove Arup & Partners Ltd have been appointed by Blackpool Council to carry out maintenance on the Tower.

Crowds flock to the Promenade for the Blackpool Air Show

Delight over ‘cracking’ tourist season last year

A leading hotelier has hailed one of Blackpool’s ‘best seasons’ after new tourism figures showed more than 18m people visited the resort last year.

Devonshire Road, Blackpool, school choir, 1913.
First winners of the new heap trophy in the Open Competition at the Blackpool Musical Festival

The good old days in the classroom

Now the Fylde coast’s school children are all back in their classes for another year, we take a trip down memory lane to old school days.

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