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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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Police probe

Detectives have named the body of a baby girl found in Manchester

Detectives investigating the discovery of the body of a baby girl in Manchester have named her Pearl.

North West
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
News
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.
Lifestyle
The Red Arrows

When are the Red Arrows flying in Lancashire this year?

Display details have been released for the Red Arrows' 2018 season.
Whats on
Stunning views

Where are the best views in Lancashire?

Lancashire is full of stunning views.

News
Kerry Bowman and Paul Lyskiewicz

Dog bites girl and her mum in savage attack

A young child and her mum were both injured by an out-of- control Staffordshire bull terrier after it attacked their dog, a court heard.
North West
Bank holiday revellers are warned to have their big coats at the ready

WHITE EASTER: Will the 'Beast of Easter' hit Lancashire?

Temperatures have been rising following recent cold snaps but latest forecasts are warning northerners to brace themselves for yet more cold weather.
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Minecraft

Disgruntled Minecraft gamer reported to be behind bomb hoax

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.
Crime

Saleem Said jailed for life for murder of brave mum Leanne Collopy in Rossendale

A 40-year-old man who stabbed and set fire to a woman, fatally injuring her and seriously injuring a child, has been jailed for life.

Crime

White Easter? More snow on the way and it could hit our bank holiday celebrations

Another icy cold snap is heading our way and could even result in many parts of the county experiencing a white Easter.
News

Video shows fugitive rugby player chased by police at 100mph before being tasered SIX times

A rugby player, who drove in excess of 100mph through the borough and made officers fear for their lives, has been jailed.
North West
The National Grid has issued a "gas deficit warning" as fears mount that supplies could run empty amid extreme weather conditions across Britain.

National Grid warns over 'gas deficit' as sub-zero temperatures engulf UK

The National Grid has issued a "gas deficit warning" as fears mount that supplies could run empty amid extreme weather conditions across Britain.

News
Virgin has advised some of its services have been disrupted

Trains across North West cancelled and delayed due to weather

Trains have been disrupted across the region as a blanket of snow covered the county.
Transport
According to the list, several schools in Burnley,Pendle,Accrington and the Ribble Valley are currently closed

SCHOOL CLOSURES: Latest list from Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council has issued an updated list (March 2) of school closures across the county.
News
Martyn Kendrick

Business confidence drops in North West

North West businesses went from being among the most optimistic in the country to being one of the least during February.

Business
Picture: Vinny Romano/@NWAmb_Vinny

'Please DO block our spaces' - read the heartwarming note left on ambulance in Lancashire

Nasty notes left on windscreens of ambulances while paramedics are nearby saving lives have dominated the headlines recently.

Health

Will the North West’s new £500m trains ease the problems on our congested lines?

A Lancashire MP says the replacement of the dreaded Pacer trains on the North West rail network “cannot come fast enough.”

Transport
Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

A major frozen food producer is recalling packets of fish cakes over fears they could contain pieces of metal and plastic.
Health

The £500m new trains heading to the North West

Bosses at train operator Northern are on a mission.

Transport
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