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Buildings demolished to make way for Porsche Centre

Going,going ... most definitely gone.

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Rev refs April 23 2018 William Shakespeare, penny sweets, Saint George, the construction of the Suez Canal., victory celebration party in Sleddon Street Preston at the end of that war, local production of Guys and Dolls by Lancaster Amateur Dramatic & Operatic Society (LADOS)

REV RON GREENALL: World War II, plays and shipping routes

St George and William Shakespeare dominate my first two pictures and comments.

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Faye Keeney

Not too late to sign up to Rosemere's Walk in the Dark from Chorley to Preston

The youngest person so far this year to tackle Rosemere's Walk in the Dark is encouraging others to sign up.

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It's no pork for Jennifer White of the PETA Foundation

V-Egan Street is food for thought

Campaigners want Preston to give the ‘V’ to animal cruelty by renaming Egan Street as Vegan Street.

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Proprietor Michelle Unsworth, nursery assistant Christina Collinson and Fudge the labrador at SO Plants' new permanent home at Little Town Farm, Thornley, near Longridge

SO Plants puts down roots

The owner of a re-located plant nursery is celebrating putting down permanent roots in the Ribble Valley with a special open weekend.

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Vianden Castle in the Ardennes region of Luxembourg

Travel: Rich history of nation the size of Lancashire

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg may be a little country but it has a lot to offer visitors as Mike Hill discovered
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Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

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Twelve Tellers

The best bars with dance floors in Lancashire

If you fancy a boogie but don't want to pay nightclub prices, here are the best bars with a dance floor.
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REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

In my recent post came my first picture from a Burnley reader following on some of my comments about the Industrial Revolution in Lancashire .

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Rev refs April 2 2018

REV RON GREENALL: Iron theme to my latest memories

Firstly a couple of new points for a new month. It was in this week in 1721 that Sir Robert Walpole became the first Prime Minister of Britain.

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WATCH: Where to play footgolf in Lancashire

A combination of football and golf, where players kick a football into a cup in as few shots as possible.
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Race for Life

Flash sale for Race for Life in Preston on Monday

This Monday, women are being offered £5 off entry fees for Race for Life 5k, 10k, Pretty Muddy, Half Marathon and Hike events in Preston.

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Co-owner Franco Sotgiu in Solita on Winckley Square.

Burger behemoths Solita put Preston restaurant on the market

Burger bar Solita is up for sale less than two years after its initial opening.
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The River Ribble outside the Spread Eagle at Sawley

Restaurant review: The Spread Eagle at Sawley near Clitheroe

Nestled next to a soaring stretch of the beautiful  River Ribble, with views stretching a cross the Forest of Bowland, The Spread Eagle at Sawley has earned its reputation as a calming bolt-hole in a stunning corner of our beautiful Lancashire countryside.
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IN PICTURES: 17 cars from British Leyland’s 50 year history

British Leyland dominated the domestic motoring scene making some of the most famous names on the nation’s roads during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Martin Issatt

Chipping man to do Morecambe 10k for Heartbeat in Preston

A man who has undergone heart surgery will be taking part in the Morecambe 10k to support the charity which helped nurse him back to health.

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Graham Sims is the local ambassador for the Dad's Network in Lancashire

The new Preston Dad's Network giving fathers their own voice

This is a shout out to the dads.
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Tilly Carefoot, chief executive of Grandma Singletons Dairy.

Cheesemongers Grandma Singleton's is the cream of the crop after being named a Northern Powerhouse Partner

A fourth generation cheese-maker exporting a range of artisan cheeses around the world has been announced as the latest Northern Powerhouse Partner .
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The best views in Lancashire

If you fancy a walk out somewhere to take in the best views, here is a list of the best places, as voted by readers
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