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Classic car show rolling into Burnley

Sunday marks the annual Classic Car Show at Burnley's Towneley Park.

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Swapping mortgages for mountains - local firm tackling Yorkshire Three Peaks

Swapping mortgages for mountains - local firm tackling Yorkshire Three Peaks

A fundraising team from a local building society are gearing up for the climb of a lifetime as they prepare for the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in a bid to raise money for various charities close to their heart.
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The Farm Creative team

Four Lancashire firms shortlisted for Rural Business Awards 2018

Lancashire has been handed a major trade boost with four firms from the county shortlisted in a prestigious awards scheme showcasing the very best in British rural enterprise.

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There have been no trains between Oxenholme and Windermere since Northern launched its new timetable

Trains to Lake District 'will run from July'

Trains will be back running to the Lake District from next month, says Northern.

Environment
Dying medium: Just 10% of people met their other halves at a club or a bar.

Study: Tight-lipped Brits fine with office romance

Despite the majority of people in the UK admitting that they have or would consider dating a colleague from work, more than 75% of those who have had workplace relationships chose to keep quiet about it, according to a new study.

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Michelle Payne, co-organiser, Simone Milner, sales manager at Hillcrest Homes, Daisy Axtell-Powell, Breast Cancer Now and Jane Kelly, co-organiser.

Overwhelming support for Ribble Valley Pink Ribbon charity

Luxury homebuilder, Hillcrest Homes, has sponsored the inaugural Pink Ribbon Ribble Valley Ladies Lunch and helped raise nearly £10,000 for leading breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Now.
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New instant roadside breathalysers will not give drink-drivers time to sober up

Moves to introduce new roadside breathalysers that will allow police to gather on-the-spot proof of drink-driving have been welcomed in Lancashire.

Transport
Booths chairman Edwin Booth

Booths free hot drink scheme to be cut

Booths free coffee benefits - a staple of many people's days - are to be cut.
Business
The motorway is closed in both directions.

M65 closed in both directions as police deal with 'distressed' woman on bridge

The M65 has been closed in both directions as police deal with a 'distressed' woman on an over bridge.
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Northern have released a limited timetable around strike action taking place later this month.

Northern release limited timetables ahead of strike action

Northern has today released its timetables for two of the three days of RMT strike action next week.

Transport
Stephen Withnell.

College announces new director of strategic development

Stonyhurst College at Hurst Green has announced the appointment of Stephen Withnell as director of strategic development.
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Lancashire sees 67 million visitors pour in each year

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.
Music
Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

More cash for county council reserves now - but £144m "funding gap" still predicted by 2021

The reserves of cash strapped Lancashire County Council are getting a nearly £21m boost - thanks to underspending by the council in 2017/18.
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Longridge Sports and Social Club.

Members meeting at the now-closed Longridge Sports and Social Club

Members of Longridge Sports and Social Club are descending upon the now defunct members club for an insight into what the future holds.

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Mayor Stuart Carefoot and President Roger Cain cut the ribbon at the official opening of new male and female changing rooms and conference room at Longridge Golf Club. Photos by David Hurst.

Longridge Golf Club celebrates state-of-the-art commerce hub

Expansion plans at Longridge Golf Club have finally been completed – putting it in a premium position to bring further commercial and business opportunities to the town.

Business
A champion bull at last year's Todmorden Agricultural Show.

Burnley village set to host popular agricultural show

A popular show will be held in Cliviger this weekend.

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Senior auctioneer Wilf Mould.

Free antiques valuation event in Clitheroe

A team of experts from leading auction house, Silverwoods, will be at Holmes Mill in Clitheroe on Friday.

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Plans for this site in Barrow have been resubmitted.

Developer resubmits plans for elderly people's bungalows

An application to build 20 bungalows for the elderly and nine affordable apartments has been submitted.
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Steven Smith.

Pub is highest ranked in Ribble Valley

The Freemasons at Wiswell has once again proved it’s a force to be reckoned with, taking the 18th spot at the 2018 Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards, 59 places higher than last year, and third highest in the North, behind L’Enclume (fifth) and Moor Hall (sixth).

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Legoland bins Northern Rail attractions to get behind furious rail passengers

The Northern Rail models at the heart of Legoland’s popular attraction have been binned in a bold move to back millions of rail commuters.
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