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Burnley WI come up with crafty way to empower women

Burnley women knitted together for a fabulous creative event.

Officer of 2/4th East Lancashires observes the enemy through a trench periscope

Superhuman bravery of Lancashire's men

The commemorations to mark the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele have come and gone, but it should be remembered that 100 years ago the men of Lancashire were still fighting and dying as the battle dragged on. Roger Goodwin delves into the archives of the Lancashire Infantry Museum to tell the story of a Fulwood Barracks -based regiment in another phase in the battle – one which required powers of endurance even before they met the enemy
Two Old Men gave a concert to celebrate the makeover of Brierfield Methodist Church. (s)

Songs of praise for church renovation

Residents sang the praises of a £250,000 church renovation at a concert.

Churchgoers strutted their stuff in charity concert, Central's Got Talent. (s)

Church casts sunshine vibes at charity concert

Knowing music keeps you young at heart, these churchgoers hosted a concert earlier in the month in aid of Age UK Lancashire.
Vicky Bradshaw is Slimming World's Woman of the Year. (s)

Vicky crowned the Queen of Slimmers

A Padiham slimmer is feeling like fashion royalty after ditching the fad diets to be crowned Slimming World’s Woman of the Year.

A sign at Gatwick Airport after Monarch Airlines collapsed into administration

Scramble for alternative flights as Monarch collapse leaves plans up in the air

Monarch customers have been forced to scramble for flights after the airline's collapse into administration disrupted holiday plans.
Beautiful Killiecrankie. Photo courtesy of National Trust for Scotland.

Travel review: Kinloch Rannoch, Scotland

Fairies are alive and thriving in the forests around Kinloch Rannoch in Scotland making seven-year-old Flossie one happy little lady.
Walk the Lights is back for its fifth year to raise funds for cancer treatment. (s)

Raise charity funds and glow inside

The fight against cancer is about to get brighter thanks to the return of a fabulous charity walk through Blackpool Lights.
Blackpool Illuminations.

Faces will light up on Blackpool trip

Get set for a fun outing to Cleveleys and Blackpool to see the lights with Brierfield and District Social Club.


Fundrunners help to beat cancer

The race is on to beat cancer - and each of these kind-hearted runners put their best foot forward last Sunday to help fund the fight.
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

Video: Never too old to love again

Amidst all the doom and gloom of most news stories isn't it nice to read a real heartwarming story?

Video: Film makers preserve life and times of Burnley

Recording the life and times of Burnley in moving pictures has been going on in an organised way for over 80 years.
The Apple Watch series 3

New cellular Apple Watch will free users from carrying phone

Three new iPhone handsets may have been the focus, butApple Watch users have been given new powers to free themselves from their phones at Apple's live event.

Akeib Mahmood (back row, second from left) on the Justice for Dads walk.

Justice for Dads take parental alienation protest to London

An anti-parental alienation campaigner has completed a 194-mile protest walk from Manchester to London to raise awareness of anti-father bias in family courts.


Video gaming fan rakes in up to £5k a month giving tips on Pokemon

A computer whizz has given up his job after earning up to £5,000-a-month giving tips and streaming videos on YouTube - about POKEMON.

The tribute to Damian Stuttard at Turf Moor during the game against Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Clarets pay tribute to "passionate" father-of-three

Turf Moor paid tribute to one of its best-loved fans during the match against Crystal Palace on Sunday, as the 18,800-strong crowd observed a minute’s applause for the 45-year-old, father-of-three Damian William Stuttard.
The heavy rains and wind of hurricane Irma as it crossed through the northeastern part of the island in Fajardo, Puerto Rico onWednesday

Disney theme park could be forced to close due to extreme weather hitting Florida

Disney World in Orlando could be forced to close its doors to visitors as Hurricane Irma looms ever closer to the Florida coast.
CGI of Club Car in the new Caledonian Sleeper

Travel review: Caledonian Sleeper from Preston to Inverness

There have been many memorable train journeys for me over the years. But perhaps the most beautiful and exciting was aboard the Caledonian Sleeper from Preston to Inverness.

Evie Doherty, four, who is starting school with a new heart

Parents thank donor family as daughter, four, starts school with new heart

A four-year-old girl is starting school with a new heart thanks to the "selfless decision" taken by the family of her organ donor, her mother has said.

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