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Lady de Hoghton brushes dust from a bust of her husband Sir Bernard de Hoghton

Getting Hoghton Tower ready for new visitors

Now is the time of year Hoghton Tower gets ready for the new visitor season. Reporter Fiona Finch and photographer Neil Cross went behind the scenes at the historic county property to see work in progress.
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Lancashire's Chief Fire Officer Chris Kenny

Lancashire's top fire boss to retire

From the Toxteth riots to the ravages of the West Pennine Moors fire last summer Chris Kenny has spent 40 years in the fire service. He tells Fiona Finch  about his career and why the county should be very proud of its fire and rescue  workers.

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Graham Young, North West Dairy Board Chairman, savours a pint of milk

Are you ready for Februdairy?

Move over Veganuary there’s a new campaign competing for attention....Februdairy. Fiona Finch reports on how the county’s dairy industry is taking up the challenge to promote matters milk.

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Val with one of the Tigerlily remembrance boxes

Coping with Christmas the Tigerlily Trust way

Grief does not respect the holiday season and for bereaved parents who have lost their baby it can be a particularly hard time. Fiona Finch learns how Val Isherwood’s sorrow at the stillbirth of her daughter led her to create a very special charity.

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