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REV RON GREENALL: World War II, plays and shipping routes

St George and William Shakespeare dominate my first two pictures and comments.

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Proprietor Michelle Unsworth, nursery assistant Christina Collinson and Fudge the labrador at SO Plants' new permanent home at Little Town Farm, Thornley, near Longridge

SO Plants puts down roots

The owner of a re-located plant nursery is celebrating putting down permanent roots in the Ribble Valley with a special open weekend.

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New initiative for dementia sufferers and their carers.

Café experience for dementia sufferers and their carers

The Ribble Valley Dementia Action Alliance is supporting a new Dementia café experience at The Sanctuary of Healing in Langho.

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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
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Stately home

Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

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Twelve Tellers

The best bars with dance floors in Lancashire

If you fancy a boogie but don't want to pay nightclub prices, here are the best bars with a dance floor.
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REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

REV RON GREENALL: Pictures capture a real revolution

In my recent post came my first picture from a Burnley reader following on some of my comments about the Industrial Revolution in Lancashire .

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Rev refs April 2 2018

REV RON GREENALL: Iron theme to my latest memories

Firstly a couple of new points for a new month. It was in this week in 1721 that Sir Robert Walpole became the first Prime Minister of Britain.

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WATCH: Where to play footgolf in Lancashire

A combination of football and golf, where players kick a football into a cup in as few shots as possible.
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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.
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Pat Cotton on the recent litter pick.

Volunteers rid Ribble Valley village of rubbish

A group of 20 volunteers worked tirelessly and filled more than 30 bin liners full of rubbish from the streets and lanes around Langho.

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IN PICTURES: 17 cars from British Leyland’s 50 year history

British Leyland dominated the domestic motoring scene making some of the most famous names on the nation’s roads during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Police thank football fans

Man arrested after burglary at British Legion

A 27-year-old man has been arrested following a burglary at a local British Legion club.

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Clitheroe's Holmes Mill is now in with a chance of winning the crown as overall winner.

Holmes Mill named Lancashire's best in National Pub & Bar Awards

From Llanelli in West Wales to the Orkney Islands in Northern Scotland, The National Pub & Bar Awards have scoured the UK for the very best that the 94 counties have to offer, with a familiar Clitheroe jaunt taking the title as Lancashire's best.

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The late Terry Nelson.

Tributes to former Blues treasurer and fan

Tributes have been paid to a lifelong supporter of Clitheroe Football Club.

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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.
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Graham Sims is the local ambassador for the Dad's Network in Lancashire

The new Preston Dad's Network giving fathers their own voice

This is a shout out to the dads.
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Longridge Fell

The best views in Lancashire

If you fancy a walk out somewhere to take in the best views, here is a list of the best places, as voted by readers
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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.
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