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Canadian chocolatier Shyte goes viral for hilarious name

A Canadian chocolatier has the internet in hysterics after eagle-eyed Scots spotted his very cheeky brand name online.

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Horse’s shock visit to Chorley bookies just before the Grand National

Staff at a Chorley bookies are used to punters placing a pony on a fancy.

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Fortnite Battle Royale

Fortnite Battle Royale - Why a computer game has turned into an obsession for Lancashire kids

Are you a parent whose child has been glued to their computer screen for hours on end?

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DID YOU KNOW? Today is Winston Churchill Day

On April 9th in 1963, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill became the second person to become an Honorary Citizen of the United States.

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WATCH: The best trampoline parks in Lancashire

Looking for somewhere to bounce and run wild?
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Photo Neil Cross'Scott Felton examining some of the memorabilia and personal effects belonging to George Formby found in an office clearance

Long-lost George Formby haul discovered hidden in office

It couldn’t have turned out nicer for George Formby devotees heading for a special get-together in Lancashire today.

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Does losing an hours sleep leave you wiped out?

Top tips on how to survive the clock going forward

With the clocks going forward on 25 March 2018, The Sleep Council is offering advice on how to survive the ‘lost hour'.

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WATCH: St Patrick's fun with St Catherine's Hospice in Lostock Hall

People danced the night away and enjoyed a hearty Irish stew at The Mill’s St Patrick’s Day Ceilidh.

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How many of these Lanky words do you know?

12 words and phrases you'll only know if you are from Lancashire

Lancashire is not only the greatest county in England, but we also talk reet good as well.
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Would you consider being intimate with a robot?

One in three people in the UK would become intimate with a robot

Whilst going on a date with a humanoid robot doesn’t sound as appealing as it may have done two years ago, a new study has found that one in three would contemplate having sexual relations with one, with seven out of 10 admitting they wouldn’t consider it cheating if they or their partner did.
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Labour leader Paul Foster could snatch power

Labour eye up shock coup at South Ribble

Labour are aiming pull off a shock coup by seizing control of South Ribble Council tonight.

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WATCH: St Patrick's Day: The best Irish bars in Lancashire

Here is a list of the top Irish bars in Lancashire - and what their St Patrick's Day plans are.

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WATCH: St Patrick's Day: The best Irish bars in Lancashire

Here is a list of the top Irish bars in Lancashire - and what their St Patrick's Day plans are.
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Mother's Day printables to make mum's day extra special

From breakfast orders to greeting cards, find your Mother's day printables here.
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Mason Tabarn with Bomb Disposal officers called to detonate grenade

Catch of the day is... unexploded grenade

Young fisherman Mason Tabarn’s catch of the day sparked a tense stand-off involving the Bomb Squad and police.

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WATCH: Where to do go-karting in Lancashire

Go-karting is a fun and adrenalin-fuelled activity to enjoy in groups.
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John Godber and Jane Thornton

Playwright John Godber on The Scary Bikers

What do two strangers stuck on a tandem bike in the middle of a foreign country talk about? Brexit of course.
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VIDEO: Beech's Fine Chocolates in Preston is making Easter eggs after three decades

After more than 30 years, Easter eggs are back on the table for Preston firm Beech’s Fine Chocolates.

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Old romantic: Meet the Yorkshireman who has sent the same Valentine's card to his wife for the last 39 years

A devoted husband is celebrating St Valentine's Day by sending his beloved wife the same card he has posted to her - for the last 39 YEARS.
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The collection of charming and sentimental Valentine's cards

Lessons in love: Victorian Valentine's cards unearthed in shoebox give modern day bachelors lessons in romance

A collection of Victorian Valentine's cards have fetched £100 at auction after being found lying in a dusty shoebox.
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