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The best golf courses in Lancashire

If you fancy becoming the next golfing champion, why not try these courses?
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Rev Ron Feb 19 PE memories, shoe polish, Blackpool front and tower facts

REV RON GREENALL: Every picture tells a story

First of all, a few facts about what happened in this week in times past that has relevance for us today.

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REV RON GREENALL: Tall stories from Lancashire but always true

REV RON GREENALL: Tall stories from Lancashire but always true

I’m asked if I tell you tall stories in these articles – the answer is no, for I deal in facts not fiction.

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Stock car racing

Invite to The Veteran’s Stock Car Association’s 25th Annual Northern Stock Car Reunion

Car enthusiasts from Lancashire are invited to The Veteran’s Stock Car Association’s 25th Annual Northern Stock Car Reunion this Saturday.

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RATS at the NODA awards in Blackpool: Jenni Barrett, Viki Mason, Guy Mason, Bridget Rabbitts, Peter Rabbitts.

A youthful win for drama group RATS

Ribchester Amateur Theatrical Society (RATS) is celebrating after being nominated for a top award.

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The bridge linking the bus station and Guild Hall

Bridge re-opens - and right on cue

The covered bridge between Preston Bus Station and the Guild Hall complex has been re-opened, right on cue for the snooker Grand Prix.

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VIDEO: Beech's Fine Chocolates in Preston is making Easter eggs after three decades

After more than 30 years, Easter eggs are back on the table for Preston firm Beech’s Fine Chocolates.

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Golf course

Where are the best golf clubs and courses in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Glendower Hotel

The best dog-friendly hotels in Lancashire

Dogs deserve a holiday too.
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Peter Mileham when he was High Sheriff of Lancashire

Rosemere Cancer Foundation in Preston welcomes new chairman Peter Mileham

The man who put the “Rosemere” into Rosemere Cancer Centre, has been appointed the foundation’s new chairman.
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The British Heart Foundation (BHF) breaks The Guinness World Records Title for the worlds longest chain of paper hearts.

British Heart Foundation breaks world record of paper hearts

Well wishers and family members in Lancashire have helped The British Heart Foundation to smash a Guinness World Record for the longest chain of paper hearts as part of Heart Month.

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Beer And Cider Festival to take over Olympia in the Winter Gardens

Top tipples on show as beer and cider brews in Olympia

A huge Beer And Cider Festival is coming back to Blackpool.

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VIDEO: Watch LCC highways councillor Keith Iddon walk blindfolded through Fishergate's shared space with Galloway's

The shared space scheme in Preston city centre has not always hit the right note with motorists and pedestrians.
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Dogs in hotels

Where are the best dog friendly hotels in Lancashire?

If you feel like a night away in another Lancashire area but don't want to leave your dog at home, there are plenty of hotels who will invite them as guests too.

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Kettlebells

Where to do kettlebell training in Lancashire

Exercise and training programme using cast iron weights ranging from 5lbs to more than 100lbs, shaped like a ball with a handle.
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Rowers taking part in the CRUK challenge

Take on the Great Row in Lancashire for Cancer Research UK

People in Lancashire are being challenged to row a marathon in March as part of an oar-some fund-raising effort for Cancer Research UK.

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Clubbercise in Lancashire: With video

Clubbercise is fast becoming a popular new form of exercise. It is a mix of exercise in the clubbing environment, with fun dance fitness routines using glow sticks to club anthems in a darkened room with disco lights.
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The Forrest Arms, Longridge.

The Forrest Arms is set to re-open after £50,000 refit

A long-established Longridge pub is set to re-open its doors next month following a major investment.

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Spa at Stanley House

The best spa breaks in Lancashire

From thermal experiences to relaxing facials, readers have chosen the best spa breaks in Lancashire.

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REVIEW: Chameleon, Broughton This Chameleon really shouldn’t hide itself away as it’s most tasty

REVIEW: Chameleon, Broughton This Chameleon really shouldn’t hide itself away as it’s most tasty

I was definitely interested when I came to hear about a new cocktail, coffee bar, restaurant setting up in Broughton. When someone mentioned there would be a breakfast menu and specialist coffee I was all ears -so I had eagerly awaited the opening of Chameleon in autumn of last year.

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