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Get ready for a double taste of Chorley

Source: Chorley Council

FANS of local food and drink are being encouraged to visit Chorley town centre next weekend when the popular A Taste of Chorley event returns on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 June. Due to its popularity, the event, which is organised by Chorley Council and local traders, has been extended to two days to give […]

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Work on new Simulation and Skills Education Centre begins

Work has started on the £4m re-purposing, reconfiguration and refurbishment of the existing LINC building on Edge Hill University’s Ormskirk Campus to create a new Simulation and Skills Education Centre. The investment will provide the most current and innovative technology facilities for the University’s health, social care and medicine provision.  Developments including assisted living technologies […]

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Westfield War Memorial Village gets royal seal of approval

The Westfield War Memorial Village for the Armed Forces got the royal seal of approval when it was visited by HRH Princess Alexandra on Wednesday. The Princess was greeted by Lord Shuttleworth, Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire, and then toured the village, meeting veterans and their families.   The royal visitor unveiled a new commemorative stone in […]

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Biggest Taste Lancashire market at National Festival of Making

The world’s best gins, as well as fruit drinks, vintage cordials, artisan cakes, bakes and chocolates, tempting chutneys and preserves are just some of the locally produced delights that will be served up at The National Festival of Making in Blackburn on June 15th and 16th; Marketing Lancashire’s biggest Taste Lancashire Market to date. Ready […]

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Families celebrate Chorley FC promotion at Picnic in Park

Source: Chorley Council

HUNDREDS of families braved the unpredictable weather to enjoy a day of picnics, games and celebration in Chorley’s Astley Park on Sunday. Organised by Chorley Council, the tenth annual Picnic in the Park, also saw Chorley FC’s promotion-winning captain, Andy Teague, presenting the team’s trophy to fans with a little help from Chorley Magpie and […]

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The Fleetwood primary school in this year’s Britain’s Got Talent Final needs your vote

Source: Lancashire County Council

A primary school’s bid to win Britain’s Got Talent 2019 is being backed by Lancashire County Council. Following their previous golden buzzer success, Flakefleet Primary School have made it through to the Britain’s Got Talent final. Pupils from the school, with their headteacher David McPartlin, will perform this Sunday (2 June) in the finals of […]

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Sir Ian McKellen kicks off park show fundraiser in style

Sir Ian McKellen made his Dukes debut yesterday and began the venue’s fundraising campaign for its famous park show by raising over £23,160. The acclaimed actor of stage and screen appeared as part of a tour celebrating his 80th birthday, reciting anecdotes and performing extracts from Lord of the Rings and Shakespeare. After the show, […]

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Top award for Lancashire Business View

Lancashire Business View made its own headlines last week as it triumphed in the ‘news and magazine’ category at the prestigious Prolific North Awards. The award was announced at a ceremony held at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on 24 May. The gala event celebrated excellence in the creative and media industries across the North […]

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Cuckoo Gin anniversary and World Gin Day marked with limited edition

Brindle Distillery, the creators of international award-winning Cuckoo Gin, are excited to announce the launch of a Limited Edition range of gins to celebrate World Gin Day 2019. World Gin Day takes place on Saturday 8th June, which also marks Cuckoo Gin’s 2nd Birthday; the date in which Brindle Distillery launched their product into the […]

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Journeys soar on Virgin’s Blackpool route

Virgin Trains has today revealed figures for record journeys taken on its Blackpool route one year after introducing electric Pendolino services, which strengthened connections to and from the resort. Latest figures from Virgin Trains show over 150,000 journeys have been made on the 36 Pendolino services that launched in May 2018 – with 34% (51,000) […]

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Midland in the pink with drinks festival

A North Lancashire hotel will be celebrating World Gin Day with the launch of its own pink gin at its annual summer drinks festival on June 7th and 8th. Morecambe’s art-deco Midland Hotel is extending its premium gin brand with the introduction of Seahorse No.10 Pink Gin at its Gin, Vodka and Rum (G.V.R) Festival […]

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World-Leading Creatives Head to The National Festival of Making Talks

Some of the most recognisable names in fashion, design and art will sit alongside the British creative, arts and manufacturing industries’ brave, new innovators in a series of FREE talks and panel discussions at The National Festival of Making on Fri 14 – Sun 16 June 2019. Organised by Creative Lancashire and open to all, […]

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