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Corrie star Kym immortalised in wax

Coronation Street resident Michelle Connor has been revealed as the latest star at Madame Tussauds.

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The rural four-star Siblu Holiday Park.

Travel: Experiencing the Normandy beauty through fresh pair of family eyes...

We’re away for a week in Normandy again, somewhere we’ve been as a couple many times before.
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Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival is a great attraction for all the family

Scorton villagers gear up for Bikes and Barrows Festival

The Scorton “Bikes and Barrows” Festival is back for its' seventh year and organisers are promising it to be their most exciting yet.

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Will Smith headlines the LIVEWIRE Festival at Blackpool's Tower Festival Headland this August

Will Smith comes to Blackpool in the Summertime

Hollywood megastar Will Smith has been announced as the headline act for a weekend music festival on Blackpool's Tower Festival Headland.
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Alistair Higgins and the cast of Dreamboats And Petticoats, heading to Blackpool Opera House this week

Musical marathon is a dream tour to play

For 10 years, baby boomers have been reliving their youth through the CDs celebrating the music of the 50s and 60s.
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MTV will once again help deliver the Illuminations Switch-On event

MTV to help light up Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On

Tourism chiefs have lined up music and entertainment channel MTV again to raise the bar for the 2017 Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On event.

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The indoor Waterworld was a particular highlight.

Travel: Creating amazing family memories on coastal break at Cayton Bay

Posters dotted around Cayton Bay Holiday Park encourage guests to ‘cherry pick the right break for you’.
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An artists impression of the proposed Sands Hotel on Central Promenade, Blackpool

Hotel investment set to bring 800 rooms

Blackpool is on the brink of seeing up to 800 new holiday bed spaces created as investors queue up to open hotels in the town, it is claimed.

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The Red Arrows are flying back to Blackpool this summer

Red Arrows set double date for Blackpool Air Show

The Red Arrows will perform on both days of Blackpool's 2017 Air Show
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Landmark moment reached in £16.25m new Pleasure Beach ride project

Pleasure Beach bosses are celebrating a significant milestone in the construction of the park's new £16.25m rollercoaster
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Park boss planning tranquil spot amid thrills and spills of new £16.25m rollercoaster

Pleasure Beach boss Amanda Thompson has revealed her vision to bring a little tranquility to the lives of thrill-seekers when the park’s groundbreaking new ride opens.
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A misty view of Lake Windemere from Waterhead

Travel review: The Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside

A good hotel should be a treat, and the Waterhead Hotel at the top of Lake Windermere in Ambleside always manages to live up to both parts of that equation.

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Flights to and from Blackpool have been cancelled.

UPDATED: Disruption for Blackpool passengers as flight operator grounded

Flights in and out of Blackpool Airport continue to be disrupted while a Czech operator is being investigated by aviation authorities.
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Members of the Garstang and Knott End Light Railway group at Hackensall Crossing, Knott End, with the part of the route to Knott End behind them

Garstang to Knott End rail revival plans back on track

Railway revivalists are to launch a campaign which could see part of an almost forgotten rail route restored.

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Tailbacks from the temporary lights on the Prom

Prom roadworks must be finished 'as quickly as possible' ahead of half term rush

Contractors carrying out works on the Promenade have been told to finish their dig as quickly as possible.

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Members of the Garstang and Knott End Light Railway group at Hackensall Crossing, Knott End, with the part of the route to Knott End behind them

All aboard for Garstang rail line revival

Railway revivalists are to launch a campaign which could see part of an almost forgotten rail route restored.

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Life in Kathmandu was a world away from the UK

Reporter Megan Titley tells of her childhood being brought up by her charity-worker parents in Nepal.

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Boats moored at a harbor, Puerto Banus, Costa del Sol, Andalusia, Spain

Lads’ coach trip to Marbs hits the box

Spending your holiday at close quarters with a group of total stangers would not be most people’s ideal getaway.

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Macdonald Gisborough Hall Hotel

Travel review: Guisborough, England

Opinion is divided over Brexit – but one thing is for sure – it’s a great way of making sure we stay home and explore the incredible nation that is Great Britain.

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Laughs aplenty at travel show

Laughs aplenty at travel show

If you’re looking for a distraction from the dismal January weather then the Winter Gardens might have the trick.

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