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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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Golf course

Where are the best golf clubs and courses in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Some of the class of 1969 from Burnley's St John's RC Primary School are set to be reunited in September.

Nostalgic school photographs reunites classmates for first time in four decades

Old school photographs posted on social media received over 200 comments in one evening.
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After going blind, Chris Tattersall discovered a new lease of life thanks to guide dog Goughy. (s)

Hear Chris’ inspiring tale of strength

A Clitheroe man who went blind aged 40 dreams of sharing his story about how a charity helped him to turn his life around.

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Glendower Hotel

The best dog-friendly hotels in Lancashire

Dogs deserve a holiday too.
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Rail service investment on the right track

Rail service investment on the right track

Ease of travel and direct routes is the result of a stretch of rail track

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Emma-Jo Crabtree (centre) is all set for her charity headshave for Pendleside Hospice with her friends and colleagues Alex Pemberton and Lucy Baker.

Hair raising stunt is labour of love for bar manager Emma-Jo

A pub manager is preparing to say goodbye to her crowning glory for a very good cause.
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Sylvia and Tony Seminara survey the latest damage to their wall.

Restaurant owners offer to sacrifice garden to make road safer

A Padiham restaurant owner has become so tired of her wall being repeatedly damaged by lorries turning round a tight corner, she has offered to sacrifice part of her garden to make the road safer.
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Asda representative Annette McGowan-Doe  presents the cheque to St Stephen's Primary School with headteacher Mrs Cornwell, teacher Mrs Hargreaves and pupils Ruben Law and Isobelle Barlow.

The Breakfast Club gang celebrate cash donation for new toys

Youngsters, who attend a breakfast club at a Burnley primary school, can look forward to playing with some brand new toys after the half term break.

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Blackpool link road, watched by civic officials in 1986. The road follows the old railway line to the site of Central Station and is named after Lancashire County Council surveyor Harry Yeadon (far left), it was opened on the 3rd January 1986. Louise Ellman in light coloured coat

Today's suffragettes: ‘I was very determined to make a difference’

Voting Louise Ellman into office was a ground-breaking moment for women in the North West - the first female leader of Lancashire County Council.
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Fred and Joan Dandy celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with members of their family.

Valentine's Day marks landmark anniversary for loving couple

Valentine’s Day will be extra special for well known Burnley couple Fred and Joan Dandy

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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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Carl and Manjit Priestley, who lose everything when a faulty tumble dryer caused a fire at their home, with their children, Gillian (13) Libby (right) Lewis (four) and three-year-old Darcy.

Dad of four's warning after he loses everything in devastating house fire

A father of four, who lost everything when a fire caused by a faulty tumble dryer destroyed his home, has sent out a warning to other families to be on their guard so the same thing does not happen to them.

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Laura Black

Fund-raising dinner in honour of Padiham blogger Laura Black who died of Cystic Fibrosis

The courage and inspiration of a young Padiham mum is behind a fund-raising drive to raise cash for research into Cystic Fibrosis and to help the homeless.

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The year seven ambassadors from Shuttleworth College, Padiham

Young ambassadors are pride of their school

A Padiham high school has appointed 30 student ambassadors who have all been given an important task.

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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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Noah's Ark pictured here in the 80s was launched in 1922

IN PICTURES: Blackpool Pleasure Beach in the 80s and 90s

Most adults who grew up in the North West will have fond memories of childhood visits to Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
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Debbie Welch, who has died at the age of 51

Clarets fan Debbie loses cancer battle nine months after death of her partner

A mum-of-one has died of cancer at the age of 51, less than a year after her partner.

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