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Council's go-ahead for Reedley Road resurfacing

After months of local residents complaining about the appalling state of Reedley Road in Brierfield the Conservative County and Borough Councillors have announced that resurfacing work will start next month.
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Macdonald Gisborough Hall Hotel

Travel review: Guisborough, England

Opinion is divided over Brexit – but one thing is for sure – it’s a great way of making sure we stay home and explore the incredible nation that is Great Britain.

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The new SPAShell at Fishmore Hall Hotel

Relaxing spa break in the hills was just the ticket

Imagine sipping a chilled glass of wine while relaxing in a hot tub with stunning views of rolling hills to boot?
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New York

United States is top holiday destination for Britons in 2017

The United States is set to dominate the most popular holiday destinations for Britons next year, a study shows.

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The casualty statistics tell us that motorways are our safest roads

Plan to let learner drivers practise on motorways

Learner drivers will be allowed to practise on motorways for the first time if a government plan to improve road safety is given the go-ahead.

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A snippet from Oliver's famed shot of the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona.

Burnley shutter-bug claims runners-up spot in national competition

A talented Burnley photographer's evocative snap of the famous Running of the Bulls event in Spain has earned him a runners-up spot in the prestigious Calumet Student Photographer of the Year 2016 competition

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Hungarian Parliament buildings, Budapest

Hungary to enjoy even more

Budapest is the postcard perfect city. From every vantage point a stunning shot, a breathtaking view, an incredible monument, sites steeped in fascinating yet complex history.

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Judith with Dilly.

HomeCats the purfect choice

It was in Kennedy Park in Lima, the capital of Peru, surrounded by dozens of feline friends, that a Barrowford woman knew she wanted to work with cats.
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Falkland Palace

Travel review: Scotland

Travel broadens the mind so they say. We are lucky in Great Britain to have such a wealth of great places to visit on our doorstep.

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Travel Counsellors operates in seven countries, turning over 166 million pounds last year.

Burnley travel guru helps HQ to business award

A Burnley travel expert has spurred her parent company on to award-winning success at the 2016 Amazon Growing Business Awards.

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Festive fun on the streets of Liverpool

Liverpool at Christmas - a fantastic festive weekend break

When you imagine a city break your brain most likely conjures up the likes of Paris, Rome, Amsterdam or even New York.

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Christmas decorations

Where are the best Christmas shops?

From Christmas trees and wreaths to baubles and snow machines - we all like to get in the festive spirit.

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Manchester German Christmas Markets on Albert Square in front of the landmark Town Hall


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The glamour of Manchester at Christmas

One ordinary Saturday, 20 years ago, IRA terrorists ignited a bomb in Manchester.

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Britain's Got Talent ventriloquist, Steve Hewlett, will feature at the event.

Britain's Got Talent stars set to light up Christmas extravaganza

Two stars from Britain's Got Talent are gearing up to warm the hearts of audiences this Christmas, as the Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza, featuring The Osmonds and other specials guests, heads to Burnley.
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The famous standing stones. Picture by Colin Keldie.

Travel review: Orkney, Scotland

Island life is like whisky – an acquired taste. But being real connoisseurs we took on the challenge with gusto as we felt sure we had a vintage on our hands.

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Catherine's Palace St. Petersburg - Russia

Travel review: Best of both worlds

We had almost decided on a city holiday to Sweden and Denmark when we saw a Fred Olsen cruise which included those 2 countries, plus the bonus of Baltic Sea countries Estonia, Latvia and Russia - with St Petersburg as the highlight. The itinerary immediately appealed, and with the help and knowledge from the tour staff, we booked a series of excursions well within our budget, proving to be an invaluable decision.
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Five taxi journeys a week will be put on for residents

‘Free’ taxi travel for stranded Sabden residents

A Ribble Valley housing association has donated £1,000 to help residents in Sabden get in and out of the village.
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Carlisle Castle. Photo courtesy of English Heritage

Travel review: The Lake District

It is amazing how dismissive young children can be of nostalgia. Mention old-fashioned stories and jobs of yester-year and the response (in our household anyway!) is usually – BORING!
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Matador Freerain 24 rucksack

Travel review: Matador Freerain 24 rucksack

We all pack too much when we head out for an adventure. And we spend the rest of the day regretting it.

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Fireworks championships

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of exciting events coming up this weekend.
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