Lancashire skies lit up for Her Majesty

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The Lancashire skies lit up to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.

The county lit beacons as part of the celebrations which took place across the country.

A beacon was lit at Fairhaven Lake near Lytham to mark the Queen's 90th birthday.

A beacon was lit at Fairhaven Lake near Lytham to mark the Queen's 90th birthday.

A chain of 1,000 beacons was lit across Britain and the world, starting at Windsor Castle, which the Queen lit herself.

In Lancashire, official beacons included Rivington Pike, near Chorley; Beacon Country Park in West Lancashire; Clitheroe Castle, Bentham, near Lancaster; The Mount at Fleetwood; Lytham; and Earby.

Jamie Carson of Chorley Council said: “Occasions like this don’t come round very often and we wanted to make sure the borough was part of the national celebrations.”

Children at Cuerden Nursery School in Bamber Bridge celebrated by having a garden party.

A beacon is lit at Rivington Pike near Chorley, to commemorate the Queen's 90th birthday

A beacon is lit at Rivington Pike near Chorley, to commemorate the Queen's 90th birthday

A beacon was lit at The Mount in Fleetwood to mark the Queen's 90th birthday.

A beacon was lit at The Mount in Fleetwood to mark the Queen's 90th birthday.