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Villagers’ £140,000 fight to save community hub

Read and Simonstone villagers are standing together to raise £140,000 to save an indispensable community hub from demolition.
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The Official Pikachu Lens

There’s now a Snapchat Pikachu lens and people are loving it

The success - albeit temporary - of Pokemon Go! Last year showed there’s still an appetite for all things Pokemon and now a new Snapchat filter is taking users by storm.

Offbeat
Nalgene water bottle

Gear review: Nalgene water bottle

It is thirsty work when you are exercising outdoors. So a good and reliable water bottle is a must.

Travel
The Ullswater Steamer

Travel review: The Lake District

Oh what fun it must have been for the wealthy Every-Clayton family of Carr Hall in Barrowford all those years ago.

Travel
The eMoov nuke map

Bizarre map reveals 'best place' in Lancashire to avoid WW3 nuclear missile strike

An estate agent has put together a bizarre map which it says highlights the best places to live in Lancashire and the UK if you fear for the nation's impending doom.

Offbeat
The planning application for a luxury four-storey home

3M-wide 'skinny house' fills gap in the market

A luxury four-storey home dubbed the "Skinny House" is to be built in a tiny three metre-wide gap between two buildings in London.

Offbeat
Rents rising again in region after two falls

Rents rising again in region after two falls

Rents in the UK rose by an average of 1.1 per cent during July, new data from HomeLet reveals.

Business
The Infusion ride at Blackpool pleasure beach

‘Oh I do like to be beside the seaside’

I’ve always had fond memories of visiting Blackpool as a little girl with my parents and siblings

Travel
The results are in...

North West's least-favourite holiday destinations revealed

A new study has revealed op ten worst destinations in Europe for illness and accidents according to holiday-makers from the North West.
Travel
Be warned, the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) itll only cover you for certain treatments in the Europe.

You’re not covered if you’re drunk - 5 things you need to know about buying travel insurance

Travel insurance is as vital to a summer holiday as a passport but more and more of us taking the financial risk by not buying the right cover.
Travel
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How to stay safe during Europe's record breaking heatwave

With thousands looking to find the sun abroad this summer, Brits are being warned about a record breaking heatwave currently affecting southern and eastern Europe.

Travel
James Anderson is presented with a framed photo by Lancashire CCC Chairman David Hodgkiss OBE as the old Pavilion End is renamed the James Anderson End during the Fourth Investec Test at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Anderson handed huge cricketing accolade

One of Burnley's most famous sporting sons, Jimmy Anderson, has spoken of his delight at having the pavilion end at Old Trafford cricket ground named after him.
Sport
Large "tunnels" covering stretches of motorway to protect locals from dangerous levels of pollution are being considered by Highways England

Tunnels over motorways could be used as barrier to pollution

Motorways could be covered by tunnels to protect communities from dangerous levels of pollution, Highways England has announced.

Transport

Caring Beth set to tackle 100 mile run challenge to help young stroke victim

A chance meeting, with the husband of a young woman who had suffered a devastating stroke, touched a Burnley mum so much she set out to do something to help.
News

Wrong-way driver caught on camera moments before M6 motorway crash

A driver has been captured on dash-cam footage travelling in the wrong direction along a motorway - moments before a serious crash involving two other vehicles.
Transport
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REVEALED: This month's FREE Playstation games

It’s the start of a new month and PlayStation owners know what that means... free stuff.

Tech

Jay Kay’s old Lamborighini put up for sale at £550,000

A special edition Lamborghini originally owned by Jamiroquai’s Jay Kay and used in one of his music videos has been put up for sale for £550,000.
Lifestyle

In pictures: Worsthorne Art and Crafts Fair

Home-made cakes, chocolates and luxury jams are just some of the treats on offer at an art and crafts fair.
News
Graphic illustration of the terrible the conditions as soldiers struggle to extract a gun from the mud during the battle at Passchendaele

Lancashire on the frontline at Passchendaele

July 31 marks 100 years since the bloodiest battle of the First World War. Author Roger Goodwin delves into the Lancashire Infantry Museum’s archives to tell the story of Lancashire’s role in one of history’s most terrible battles.
Nostalgia
Members of Greenbrook Panto Society are ready to welcome new players for their 2018 production which will be Cinderella.

Curtain call for future pantomime stars

Do you fancy yourself as a star of the stage?

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