Zoe set to have a ball at Radio 2's Ibiza weekend

Zoe Ball is to present the first BBC Radio 2 broadcasts from Ibiza, celebrating the dance music scene which has poured out from the island for the past three decades.

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Witch Janey will take you on a guided tour of Samlesbury Hall

Things to do (May 18 to 20)

The weather is forecast to be good, so there's no excuse not to get out for these events happening in Lancashire over the weekend.
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Paul Maynard spoke out against the plans

Controversial plans to open a new children's nursery in Thornton are PASSED

Controversial plans to turn a home in Thornton into a children’s day care nursery and out-of-school holiday club have been approved.

Get out for a walk in Darwen on Sunday

Things to do (April 28 to 30)

Get yourself out and about this weekend with one or two of these fantastic events:

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Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society's Songs FromThe Shows 2018

REVIEW: Life Is A Cabaret, Thornton Little Theatre

Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society have been performing their Songs From The Shows for more than 40 years, and this year the theme is a musical journey through life’s stages, cleverly devised by director Wendy Raw, from being born, to death being ‘Just Around The Corner.’

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Pain-ravaged man found with 256 cannabis plants in his house in £128k factory bust

Pain-ravaged man found with 256 cannabis plants in his house in £128k factory bust

A cannabis factory found at a man’s home in Thornton contained drugs worth £128,000 a court has been told.

Alan Howson, of Cleveleys, with his nephew Charlie Jordan, who died of a rare brain cancer in February 2017

Uncle's Forever 11 fund-raising for Brian House in support of his nephew

A devoted uncle is organising 11 fund-raising events in honour of his young nephew who died of a rare brain cancer last year.
The FMB Awards celebrate excellence in the building industry.

Thornton firm to build on awards success

A Thornton builders has scooped a top award.
The Evolution of Magic Show is being presented in Blackpool

Things to do (April 7 to 12)

There's a great mix of events happening in and around Lancashire over the coming days:

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The Little Unsaid heading to Thornton Little Theatre

A little bit of something for everyone on the road

There’s actually quite a lot to be said about The Little Unsaid, a band that embrace elements of rock, folk, electronica, jazz and alt-pop.

Join Betsy Bumblebee at Samlesbury Hall for some Easter fun

Things to do (March 30 to April 5)

It's Easter weekend, so take your pick of these great events:

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Connie Lush Band: Poulton Gala presents The Fylde Blues Festival at Thornton Little Theatre.

Gala will be singing the blues in festival fund-raising concert

Poulton Gala will be presenting The Fylde Blues Festival at Thornton Little Theatre.

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Midnite Johnny are playing at Mad Hatters

Things to do (March 23 to 25)

As spring has finally arrived, why not get out and enjoy these events?
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May 1944, new fire engine in Blackpool

Brave Fylde coast fire-fighters pictured over the last seven decades

To mark the 70th anniversary of Lancashire Fire Service, we take a look back at the Fylde coast’s firefighting heroes over the decades.

Paul Burgess is on drums for Free Parking

Things to do (March 16 to 18)

Take your pick from these great events happening over the next few days.

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May Contain Food, May Contain You is coming to Whitechapel

Things to do (March 10 to 13)

Take your pick from these fantastic events happening over the coming days.

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Three crews called to Thornton chip pan fire

Three crews called to Thornton chip pan fire

A person needed medical attention after breathing in smoke during a chip pan fire.

There's lots to do down on the farm with Lambing Live at Mrs Dowsons

Things to do (March 2 until March 5)

Banish the winter blues with one of these great events.

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Boat yard blaze leaves cylinders 'unstable and at risk of explosion'

Boat yard blaze leaves cylinders 'unstable and at risk of explosion'

A fire at a Wyre boat yard spread this afternoon, leaving cylinders in a shipping container at risk of exploding, the fire service said.

Charlie Jordan

‘Tree will grow for my Charlie’

The mum of a brave Thornton boy who lost his life to cancer has planted a tree in his memory.

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