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Where are the best ladies only gyms in Lancashire

A lot of women feel more confident working out in a female-only environment.

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The best milkshake bars in Lancashire

Here is a list of places to get milkshakes, as voted by readers.

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Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

You know the feeling...
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Retro games will be available alongside the latest cutting edge tech at Play Expo

PLAY Expo provides early gamesfest for fans in Blackpool

Video games fans are in for an early treat this year after organisers decided to bring forward the PLAY Expo in Blackpool from May to February.

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Blackpool man feels at home in the glam rock decade

A Blackpool man is turning back the clocks for 2018 and inviting like minds to step back into the 70s .

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1st Lancashire Fusiliers waiting in sunken road in middle of no man's land for July 1, 1916 attack at the Somme

Horrors of Lancashire officer at the Somme

Historian Hugh Sebag-Montefiore reveals the torments of an officer in the Lancashire Fusiliers in the first days of the Battle of the Somme

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Where are the best milkshakes in Lancashire?

Vote here for your favourite place to get a milkshake.

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Poulton man's new book depicts romance on the Fylde coast

A Poulton author whose new book depicts romance on the Fylde coast will meet with readers at libraries next month.

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A limited edition white chocolate Creme Egg

Hunt is on as Cadbury hatches secret white chocolate Creme Egg

Cadbury has produced a white chocolate version of its Easter Creme Egg for the first time - but consumers will not know if they have bought one until they unwrap it.
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Where are Lancashire's best ... woodland walks?

If you fancy taking a winter walk through the woods, why not check out these sites.
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Travel review: Queens Head Hotel, Troutbeck

The Lake District is one of my favourite places to visit in the UK, so when I was offered the chance to stay at the Queens Head Hotel in Troutbeck, near Windermere, for the night, I jumped at the opportunity.
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Pret will source a "well-designed" reusable cup to launch later this yea

Pret A Manger offers 50p discount on hot drinks in reusable cups

Sandwich chain Pret A Manger has introduced a 50p discount on hot drinks for customers who use reusable cups in an effort to "help change habits".
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Is it that time already?

Shoppers bemused as Easter eggs start to appear on supermarket shelves

The Christmas chocolate tubs are barely off the shelves but supermarkets are already replacing them with Easter eggs, to shoppers' bemusement.
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Wallace and Khari the lions at Blackpool Zoo

Zoo celebrates creating animal magic for 45 years

Forty-five years after first opening its doors to visitors, Blackpool Zoo has spent the lastyear celebrating with some new arrivals, major milestones and a TV makeover.

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Tango dancers in Buenos Aires

These 7 holiday destinations should be on your wishlist for 2018

A new year promises fresh horizons, so start planning your travel calendar now, says Sarah Marshall.

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Shallot, chunky steak and mushroom pie

How to make a shallot, chunky steak and mushroom pie

Grab a slice of this.

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Band of brothers - This is the astonishing story of how six British brothers fought in the Second World War - and all survived

This is the astonishing story of how six British brothers fought in the Second World War - and all survived.

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UK tourists will have 14% more travel cash in the Dominican Republic

Cheap sunshine deals available after recovery in Sterling

Holidaymakers booking a new year winter sun trip could grab a bargain due to the strengthening of the pound, according to new research.

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The New Year's eve firework celebrations in central London

Girl power to rock the show at London's New Year's Eve firework display

London's New Year's Eve firework display will feature a soundtrack dominated by female artists to mark the centenary of women being granted the vote.

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Venice, Santorini, Barcelona and Palma are suffering from 'over tourism'

Blue Planet II prompting travellers to explore alternative holidays

TV show Blue Planet II is expected to lead to a spike in demand for sustainable and alternative holidays in 2018, the boss of travel trade organisation Abta has said.

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