LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.

Urgent warning issued for tourists heading to Turkey

Holiday makers travelling to Turkey this summer have been warned to take extra care over fears that terrorist attacks targeting western interests and tourists are "likely."
The Wild Boar Inn

Travel: Wild Boar Inn, Windermere

When choosing a wild weekend away, you can’t go wrong with beer, smoking and guns.
Northern's timetabling issues have continued into a second week.

Shambles on the rails: Burnley Council leader demands answers from Northern

With Northern's nightmare timetabling catastrophe extending into its second week, the Leader of Burnley Borough Council has written to the company's Managing Director to express his dissatisfaction and demand answers.


WATCH: Places to go canal boating in Lancashire

Hiring a narrowboat to drive along the canal
The founder of LANX Shoes, Marv Vaghetti.

Footwear enthusiast’s new brand stays loyal to his roots

A Clitheroe shoe enthusiast who visited 10 countries in Asia looking for creative inspiration for his new shoe brand will launch his new collection later this month in the Ribble Valley.

The entrance to the Barnoldswick holiday home that has been named as one of the coolest in the UK in the Sunday Times.

Barnoldswick home named as one of the coolest in the UK

A house in Barnoldswick has been named in the Sunday Times as one of Britain's coolest homes.

REVIEW: Blackpool - something for everyone, come rain or shine!

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

Greek food

The best Greek restaurants in Lancashire

If you are after a taste of the Greek Meditereanean, why not try these places?

Vianden Castle in the Ardennes region of Luxembourg

Travel: Rich history of nation the size of Lancashire

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg may be a little country but it has a lot to offer visitors as Mike Hill discovered
The River Ribble outside the Spread Eagle at Sawley

Restaurant review: The Spread Eagle at Sawley near Clitheroe

Nestled next to a soaring stretch of the beautiful  River Ribble, with views stretching a cross the Forest of Bowland, The Spread Eagle at Sawley has earned its reputation as a calming bolt-hole in a stunning corner of our beautiful Lancashire countryside.
Steve Hall.

Former army sergeant starts new Burnley travel business

A Burnley-born former army sergeant-turned corporate director has launched a new business travel management company in a bid to help Lancashire companies save time and money when arranging travel.
With Spring finally emerging the opportunity to get outside with your pet for some longer walks is one thats too good to miss.

Five great dog walks in Lancashire

With Spring finally emerging from the frozen fingers of a bitterly cold Winter, the opportunity to get outside with your pet for some longer walks is one that’s too good to miss.
10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Manchester airport for under 50

10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Manchester airport for under £50

The weather in the UK is slowly improving, but if you’re bored of the same four walls and perhaps want to venture to somewhere with a warmer climate, then there are a wide variety of last minute trips available this month, all from Manchester airport.
Shibden Mill Inn

Travel: A magical snowy escape to Shibden Mill Inn, West Yorkshire

Tucked away down a winding road amid the beautiful hills of a West Yorkshire valley lies the Shibden Mill Inn.
Donna is presented with her award from Kelly Cookson of Freedom Travel Group.

World is oyster for travel agent Donna and her "super team"

A Clitheroe based independent travel agents, which started life in Barrowford, is celebrating after receiving a top award.
Glendower Hotel

The best dog-friendly hotels in Lancashire

Dogs deserve a holiday too.
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.

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.

It is worth shopping round for the best car hire prices if you are taking a half term break abroad.

Gearing up for a half term holiday? Shopping around for best priced car hire could save you hundreds of pounds

If you are thinking of booking a holiday for you and your family this February half term, you may want to consider sorting out your car hire online before you go.
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