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You have to laugh: Rail problems gives Blackpool comedian a train of thought

As rail misery continues for Lancashire commuters a video clip of Blackpool comedian Mark Grimshaw having a go at rail operator Northern is going viral on social media.
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Severed dog’s head left on door handle

Severed dog’s head left on door handle

Police are urging the public to help them catch a sadistic thug who left a severed dog’s head on the door handle of a house.

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Willow's Force Free Grooming, in Blackpool

The best dog grooming salons in Lancashire

Dogs and their owners have been voting.

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Opening this WhatsApp 'text bomb' could crash your phone

An urgent warning has been issued over a WhatsApp message which could destroy your entire phone.
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Narrow escape for marshal in Tour De Yorkshire car crash

A pro-cycling team has apologised after a support car following the Tour de Yorkshire narrowly avoided a marshal as it crashed into street bollards.

Transport
Steve Bradley with a bear's head from his collection of macabre artefacts

Tales of Death Row prove chilling reading for Steve

The contents of Steve Bradley’s mailbox would chill most people to the bone.

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Prince Louis

Special delivery named after new Royal

As the world watched and waited for the arrival of the royal baby keepers at Blackpool Zoo were heralding their own special delivery – and have named him in honour of the new prince.
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Gulliver's World, Warrington

Gulliver's are calling all married couples to Gulliver's World, Warrington

For an exciting new launch of a unique wedding venue, Gulliver's need models.

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The Shyte home page. The name is an acronym for 'seriously helps you to energise"

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'.

Health

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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