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"05.12.2016 17:03:35" Christmas Post Fewer people are posting Christmas cards, with over half of us choosing social media and apps to spread the festive cheer! Sad times or get with the times?!
"05.12.2016 15:41:00" The Silverline charity, which helps lonely and isolated people has moved to a bigger base in Blackpool.
It's a free 24-hour UK helpline, which was founded by the television personality Dame Esther Rantzen and receives TEN THOUSAND calls every week.
"05.12.2016 13:48:01" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post Do you know these people - outside The George pub on St Thomas Road in Chorley on 26th November? Lancashire Police are trying to trace them after an assault led to a man being taken to hospital.
"05.12.2016 10:01:53" 'The Hut' in Barrowford capturing the true essence of Christmas. Free food for everyone.
"03.12.2016 21:07:24" Some Of the shops we visited on the Fylde Coast for Small business Saturday, included in a new "niche trail"
"03.12.2016 20:22:53" audioboom.com The @pnefc manager Simon Grayson furious with the conduct of Doyle and Beckford An audioBoom by BBCLancsSport Preston North End may have been on the wrong end of a 2-1 scoreline against Sheffield Wednesday...but find out why manager Simon Grayson was furious with the dismissals of Jermaine Beckford and Eoin Doyle, calling the incident "an embarrassment".
"03.12.2016 14:46:55" BBC North West Tonight They're currently in Cleveleys heading south. Good luck to them both! Lancashire man (and his dog) go on an epic walk!
"02.12.2016 19:57:00" Morecambe Bay capital of UK? Lancashire Liberal Democrat peer, Lord Tony Greaves, thinks we should build a new capital city in the centre of Britain - but where should it go? BBC Daily Politics presenter Andrew Neil takes us through the options... http://bbc.in/2gIkk6P
"02.12.2016 14:51:46" Can you knit a Twiddle Muff to help people with dementia?
"02.12.2016 12:59:14" bbc.co.uk Fracking firm Cuadrilla pledges 'commitment to Lancashire' - BBC News The firm behind the UK's first horizontal fracking operation announces six "commitments" to Lancashire. Cuadrilla pressing ahead with fracking in Lancashire but high court challenge still on the cards.
"02.12.2016 10:44:09" Twiddlemuffs Have you heard about Twiddlemuffs???
They're being made in Lancashire to help people with dementia...
"01.12.2016 22:19:15" Thrill-seekers - you're a step closer!
Work's begun on the UK's first ever double launch rollercoaster at Blackpool Pleasure beach.
Take a look...
"01.12.2016 12:23:15" bbc.co.uk Chorley footballer speaks out about child sex abuse - BBC Lancashire A former Lancashire footballer from Chorley has waived his anonymity and become the latest to say he was abused. Former Lancashire footballer says he was abused.
"01.12.2016 10:46:55" BBC North West Tonight If you see a hoglet it may need your help... Have you seen any hedgehogs around? They may need help...
"30.11.2016 16:25:59" Timeline Photos Gorgeous sunset in Blackpool ❤️
"30.11.2016 13:02:54" Meet the Queen, prime minister, and president of Nadenshire.
"30.11.2016 12:31:52" bbc.co.uk North West ambulance A&E wait times double since 2014 - BBC News The number of hours ambulance crews spend waiting to hand over patients at North West A&E units has more than doubled in two years, a BBC investigation finds. Ambulance crews lost around 4,000 hours waiting outside Royal Blackburn Hospital - BBC investigation #bbcambulances http://bbc.in/2gwSpXp
"30.11.2016 12:07:56" BBC Lancashire's cover photo The Dalesman crossing the Ribblehead Viaduct pulled by two steam engines.
"30.11.2016 12:07:56" BBC Lancashire's cover photo The Dalesman crossing the Ribblehead Viaduct pulled by two steam engines.
"30.11.2016 12:02:06" Let's have a look around the Silentnight factory Barnoldswick
"30.11.2016 09:55:27" Let's have a look at a test laboratory in the Silentnight factory Barnoldswick.
"29.11.2016 21:35:49" bbc.co.uk Calls for inquiry into Lancashire cryptosporidium bug outbreak - BBC News A former health chief calls for a parliamentary inquiry into the delay in the probe into the cryptosporidium outbreak in Lancashire. We still don't know how the bug got into the water...
"29.11.2016 18:00:00" Have a look at Blackpool's gritters getting ready to go out...
"29.11.2016 15:34:01" bbc.co.uk Lancashire speed awareness teacher jailed for causing a fatal crash - BBC Lancashire Speed awareness course teacher jailed for causing fatal crash.
"29.11.2016 14:52:27" bbc.co.uk Lancashire 'tops list for children killed or injured' on roads - BBC Lancashire More children are killed or seriously injured on Lancashire's roads than anywhere else in the country. More children killed or seriously injured on Lancashire's roads.
"29.11.2016 12:46:37" Have you put your Christmas lights up yet? Have a look at this house in Wesham...
"29.11.2016 07:57:08" www.bbc.co.uk Tory MP David Morris's expenses claims to be assessed - BBC News Conservative MP David Morris's expenses claims are to be "assessed" by the Parliamentary watchdog. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority said it was examining the claims after "several" complaints.
"28.11.2016 22:15:04" www.bbc.co.uk Royals attend Chester Cathedral memorial service for Duke of Westminster - BBC News The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a memorial service to celebrate the life of the sixth Duke of Westminster. Members of the Royal Family joined the duke's widow and children at the memorial service.
"28.11.2016 17:13:47" Jessica Whelan funeral Tributes paid to 4 year old Lancashire girl Jessica Whelan at her funeral.
"28.11.2016 15:05:36" bbc.co.uk Burnley primary school pupils in e-cigarettes exclusion warning - BBC News Children found with e-cigarettes face exclusion, the head teacher of their primary school tells parents. Lancashire junior school children with e-cigs - what do you think?
"28.11.2016 12:14:07" Rory Johnson-Hatfield Last year Rory Johnson-Hatfield from Lytham St Annes went missing on a night out in York. His mum Liz Johnson thinks he's still alive and has criticised the police response. The police say they've followed all the lines of enquiry but the investigation is
"28.11.2016 11:17:01" bbc.co.uk Funeral for former Lancaster captain - BBC Lancashire Neil Marshall had been suffering from cancer of the lymph nodes for two years. Tributes at funeral for Lancaster City captain Neil Marshall.
"27.11.2016 09:29:10" bbc.co.uk GB Energy Supply ceases trading after wholesale price rises - BBC News An energy firm with 160,000 customers says price rises have made the business "untenable". Preston-based energy firm "ceases trading" - customers told not to worry - are you one of them?
"27.11.2016 05:00:00" Timeline Photos The next Dean of Blackburn has been introduced at Blackburn Cathedral.
He's Fifty-four-year-old canon Peter Howell -Jones -- who was previously Vice-Dean of Chester Cathedral.
He succeeds the Very Rev Christopher Armstrong who retired earlier this
"26.11.2016 17:55:59" Timeline Photos Sad news this evening as a "much loved son and brother" has died in a collision on the A683 Heysham Bypass.
The incident happened just before 7am this morning when a large goods vehicle collided with 22-year-old Jamie Foote from Heysham.
"25.11.2016 17:00:00" Have a look at the eight ancient bells of St Michael's Church in Kirkham being lifted onto a wagon and leaving the church after being there for 170 years.
"25.11.2016 15:33:49" bbc.co.uk Lifeboats and rescue helicopter called out to Lancashire coast - BBC News Lifeboats from Blackpool and Fleetwood, along with HM Coastguard and a rescue helicopter, were called. (Pic: RNLI) Search and rescue teams out over Lancashire coast.
"25.11.2016 10:44:39" Christmas money saving #blackfriday - Check out these top money saving tips from local finance expert Helen Lupton, featured on our breakfast show this morning. Happy saving (and spending)!
"24.11.2016 18:35:32" BBC North West Tonight Incredible people ❤ http://bbc.in/2gkmFDF "We saw the advert... and you could say we've never looked back."
"24.11.2016 17:26:12" Burnley fire Let's hear it for Lancashire's fire fighters...
"24.11.2016 16:07:43" bbc.co.uk Aleena Kauser: Mohsem Saddique guilty of girl's racing crash death - BBC News A man is found guilty of causing a nine-year-old girl's death in a car crash, which happened while he was racing against his friend.
"24.11.2016 14:02:51" bbc.co.uk BNP's sole district councillor Brian Parker withdraws party resignation - BBC News The British National Party's sole district councillor returns to the party a day after quitting to become an independent. Looks like he's changed his mind ...
"24.11.2016 12:38:45" Timeline Photos Do you know Tom in Blackburn?
Can you tell him the police have got his parcel...
"24.11.2016 06:00:00" It's never too late to teach an old dog new tricks. Have a look at Ellie, the 12-year-old, Jack Russell from Blackpool. She's been rubbing shoulders with A-listers after landing a part in the remake of a successful cult classic.
"23.11.2016 20:52:53" www.bbc.co.uk Amazing white rainbow snapped over Scottish moor - BBC News A stunning shot of a white "fog bow" is captured by a photographer over Rannoch Moor in the west of Scotland. The Preston photographer described the shot as "beyond magical".
"23.11.2016 18:41:48" www.bbc.co.uk British National Party loses last remaining district councillor - BBC News The British National Party's last remaining district councillor in the UK quits the party to become an independent. Brian Parker told Pendle Council he wants to sit as an independent.
"22.11.2016 17:50:00" BBC North West Tonight The most impressive #MannequinChallenge yet? A Fleetwood school does the most impressive #MannequinChallenge yet.
"22.11.2016 16:38:56" Flooding This time last night people in parts of Lancashire were worried they were about to be flooded AGAIN! Here's what happened in Whalley...
"22.11.2016 15:30:03" Tommy Docherty Tommy Docherty looks back at his time in Lancashire and his 9 years at Preston North End Football Club - turn on sound to hear him. http://bbc.in/2ggobZa
"22.11.2016 11:43:53" Timeline Photos Trees down - flooding - how did last night's storm affect you?
This is a picture from John Robinson at Tosside in the Ribble Valley.
"21.11.2016 19:04:50" Timeline Photos FLOOD WARNING FOR ROSSENDALE - The River Irwell levels at Throstle Mill have been rising in response to rainfall throughout the day. Levels in the river Irwell are forecast to reach flooding level in the next couple of hours. http://bit.ly/2gdUacq
"21.11.2016 15:03:18" Whalley Viaduct Whalley's railway viaduct is one of Lancashire's most imposing structures. Network Rail is spending £1.6million on repairs to keep it standing for years to come & reduce the risk of flooding in the area. http://bbc.in/2fxRyoe
"21.11.2016 07:48:42" www.bbc.co.uk Strictly dancer Gorka Marquez attacked in Blackpool - BBC News Strictly Come Dancing pro Gorka Marquez is assaulted in the street after filming in Blackpool. He is due to have dental surgery after two of his teeth were knocked out.
"20.11.2016 18:27:00" Thanks to everyone who's donated to this year's BBC Children in Need appeal - so far we've raised £46.6m!
Your kindness helps to run 47 vital projects across the county - like Legacy Rainbow House in Trawden.
"20.11.2016 14:51:46" bbc.co.uk Four-year-old Jessica Whelan dies after cancer battle Young Jessica Whelan from Lancashire, whose cancer battle was highlighted in a heartbreaking picture, has died
"20.11.2016 12:39:11" bbc.co.uk Lancaster and Furness hospitals issue 'avoid A&E' plea The advice is to ring 111 if you're not sure whether you need to go to Royal Lancaster Infirmary A&E.
"20.11.2016 09:52:11" bbc.co.uk Lancashire 'could get elected mayor' in 2019 Lancashire's electorate could vote for a county-wide mayor in 2019 in a proposed devolution deal, the county council leader says.
"19.11.2016 17:35:46" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post There's no lie in for Graham today as BBC Radio Lancashire switch on Lytham's Christmas lights!
"18.11.2016 18:02:20" He's done it! Graham finished his Lancashire Lie in - pulling his bed from Pudsey to Bare.
Thanks to everyone who came out to see the team - here's what happened on the final day...
"18.11.2016 15:42:53" Graham Liver's Lancashire Lie-in... The Finale!!
"18.11.2016 08:02:00" Timeline Photos Nearly there! We're making our way through Lancaster and to Happy Mount Park - but will Graham make it? Pop along and join us to find out!
You can find a full street-by-street map of the whole challenge here: https://goo.gl/7jI7p1
"18.11.2016 07:36:33" BBC Radio Lancashire BBC Children in Need Auction 2016 BBC Radio Lancashire BBC Children in Need Auction 2016 BBC Radio Lancashire BBC Children in Need Auction 2016. The first two lots in the auction will run all day from 0800 to 1800 they are; Lot 1
An original and unique duvet cover as used by Graham Liver on his week-long bed push for Children in Need. Plus
"17.11.2016 22:00:00" Have you lost a small black diary dating back to 1942? One was found at Blackpool Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday. It appears to have belonged to a gentleman called C.Bagguley. Have a look...
"17.11.2016 17:00:39" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post Breaking news. They made the Knott End Ferry.
"17.11.2016 09:26:03" It's day six of Liver's Lancashire Lie in and Graham's pulling his bed from Blackpool to Fleetwood and then to Preesall.
We had a very special guest in our bed yesterday - here's what happened...
"17.11.2016 08:01:00" Timeline Photos It was lovely to see so many people lining the route yesterday - here's where you can see Graham and his bed today!
You can find a full street-by-street map of the whole challenge here: https://goo.gl/7jI7p1
"16.11.2016 12:37:01" Sea wall Hopefully this will help reduce the risk of flooding
"16.11.2016 08:00:00" Timeline Photos Half way there and we begin our journey along the Fylde coast today!
You can find a full street-by-street map of the whole challenge here: https://goo.gl/7jI7p1
"15.11.2016 17:35:59" School painting Congratulations to children at St Mary & St Joseph's Primary School in Blackburn. They've won a competition to get their design painted on the walls of their classroom.
"15.11.2016 17:23:14" It's day four of Liver's Lancashire Lie in.
Graham has been pulling his bed from Chorley to Preston... here's what happened today!
"15.11.2016 13:42:37" bbc.co.uk Labour MP Cat Smith cleared of improper expenses claim - BBC News Shadow cabinet minister and Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood, Cat Smith, is cleared of filing improper election expenses. Lancaster and Fleetwood MP, Cat Smith, has been cleared.
"15.11.2016 12:29:41" Lancashire Evening Post Graham Liver's 100 mile Children in Need challenge arrives St Laurence's CofE Primary School in Chorley. This morning.
"15.11.2016 10:44:50" The Shop - eviction "The Shop" in Nelson which was home to In-Situ artists with Pendle Helping Hands are finally allowed to get their possessions after eviction in row over rent.
"15.11.2016 08:00:00" Timeline Photos We're starting in Chorley today - here's where you can see a tired old man and a giant yellow bear!
You can also find a full street-by-street map of the whole challenge here: https://goo.gl/7jI7p1
"14.11.2016 20:52:10" BBC North West Tonight BBC Radio Lancashire's Graham Liver is almost half way through his Children in Need challenge to pull his bed from Pudsey to Bare. He's already completed 48 miles of his 105 mile journey. Today he made his way from Burnley to Blackburn with a little help Here's what's happened to Graham over the last 3 days.
"14.11.2016 17:04:56" The Shop - Nelson "The Shop" in Nelson is used as a foodbank by Pendle Helping Hands and by In-Situ as an arts centre -- but they've been kicked out without warning.
"14.11.2016 14:25:21" Graham is about to set off for the afternoon leg of today's challenge...
"14.11.2016 10:30:45" Graham arrives at Rose Grove infant school.... With a special guest.
"14.11.2016 09:29:32" Graham arrives at Burnley Holy Trinity.
"14.11.2016 07:59:00" Timeline Photos Great to see so many of you about and about yesterday, here's today's route.
You can find a full street-by-street map of the whole challenge here: https://goo.gl/7jI7p1
"14.11.2016 07:10:25" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post After a long day yesterday, it's Breakfast in bed from Burnley this morning!
Graham continues his BBC Children in Need challenge today - he'll be pushing his bed from Burnley to Blackburn.
"13.11.2016 08:50:47" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post Great to see Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson and former young carer Eddy O'Brien helping Graham start Day 2 of his BBC Children in Need challenge!
"13.11.2016 07:58:00" Timeline Photos We're back on terra firma today and starting the bed pull in Barnoldswick - it'd be great to see you along the way!
You can find a full street-by-street map of the whole challenge here: https://goo.gl/7jI7p1
"13.11.2016 06:00:00" Timeline Photos A new stone to commemorate twenty five soldiers who were killed in the First World War has been unveiled at a church in Rawtenstall.
Parishioners from St. James The Less Church on Burnley Road, led by Father David Lupton, have organised the tribute to
"12.11.2016 21:08:41" Graham's just finished the first day of his Lancashire Lie in, where he's pulling his bed from Pudsey to Bare for BBC Children in Need.
Here's how it went...
"12.11.2016 14:59:22" Timeline Photos Graham's just got to the top of an horrendous hill - we're about 16k into Liver's Lancashire lie in
"12.11.2016 07:57:00" Timeline Photos Here's where you can catch Graham on his challenge if you're over the border in enemy territory today!
You can find a full street-by-street map of the whole challenge here: https://goo.gl/7jI7p1
"12.11.2016 07:30:41" This Saturday, Preston Cemetery is holding a commemorative tour of more than 200 war graves, to honour the Preston soldiers who died during World War 1 and 2.
"11.11.2016 21:43:55" BBC North West Tonight This specialist dementia care home in Lancashire has been named the best in the country. This specialist dementia care home in Lancashire has been named the best in the country.
"11.11.2016 19:26:19" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post BBC Radio Lancashire's Steve Becker who died in March has been recognised for "Lifetime Achievement" at the O2 Media Awards. His wife Kath says he would have been pleased and honoured.
"11.11.2016 18:27:03" The stories of those who died are being recorded in a special database called Streets of Mourning. Click here to see it in action http://bit.ly/2f04V01 - via BBC North West Tonight
"11.11.2016 16:06:58" bbc.co.uk Preston's £1m pilot tram line backed by council Plans to operate the first trams in Preston for more than 80 years are given the green light by the city council. Trams have not operated in Preston since 1935.
"11.11.2016 14:02:50" BBC Lancashire's cover photo Good luck Graham!
"11.11.2016 14:02:50" BBC Lancashire's cover photo Good luck Graham!
"11.11.2016 12:36:25" Remembering all the animals that suffered and died in wartime ❤️
"11.11.2016 10:53:10" Join us as we remember from the country's highest war memorial in Weir
"10.11.2016 19:39:44" Cloud the otter was found wandering lonely on Wordsworth Ave, which is how she got her name. via BBC North West Tonight
"10.11.2016 17:58:40" BBC North West Tonight THEY'RE BACK - BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER
Who in your life deserves one of our Christmas Stars? Nominate someone whose actions have made a difference to others by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org so we can recognise them on the TV. Stuck for a gift idea? How about saying thank you by nominating someone for a Christmas Star? Pass it on.
"10.11.2016 14:08:02" Timeline Photos A baby otter found all alone in a Lancashire garden has been rescued.
It was discovered in Bolton Le Sands near Carnforth.
She's only ten weeks old and has been named Cloud after the famous poem 'I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud'.
Cloud is eating well and and
"10.11.2016 10:01:01" A real hidden treasure! Sally takes us inside The Bacup Royal court theatre..
"10.11.2016 09:26:13" Pendle snow It's snowing again!
"09.11.2016 12:05:52" bbc.co.uk Burnley - Manchester United match heart attack fan in 'life saver' appeal - BBC Lancashire A football fan who had a heart attack outside the Manchester Utd versus Burnley game is appealing to find the man who helped "save his life". Can you help Chris?
He had a heart attack at Burnley's game against Manchester United?
Can you pass this on to help find a life-saver?
"09.11.2016 10:18:10" And now for something completely different. The pearl of Africa children's choir, onstage at St Bede's school Ormskirk.
"08.11.2016 13:23:37" Timeline Photos She's at it again...Gilly's Queen of Cakes Theresa Pollard's recipe of the month is a delicious ginger cake...have a go yourself, and let us know how you get on!
ICED STEM GINGER TRAY BAKE
10oz / 275g golden syrup
10oz / 275g treacle
8oz / 225g soft
"08.11.2016 11:58:43" Fulwood barracks Fulwood Barracks this morning. It'll be closed by 2022 with the infantry HQ moving to Weeton near Blackpool http://bbc.in/2fyMCCZ
"08.11.2016 11:09:07" BBC North West Tonight The children of ambulance staff in the North West have been used to make videos to persuade people not to be aggressive to their mums or dads who work for the ambulance service. The North West Ambulance Service is using their films as a campaign because Show your support for our ambulance men and women!
"07.11.2016 18:03:43" Timeline Photos BREAKING NEWS : Fulwood Barracks in Preston is to close as army move out. It looks like the plan is for infantry HQ to move to Weeton. http://bbc.in/2fagSDg
"07.11.2016 17:17:56" Making rooms Look what's happening in Blackburn...
"07.11.2016 12:43:26" Songaminute man Songaminute man Ted McDermott will be a special guest at the Christmas Lights switch on in Blackburn later this month. http://bbc.in/2fKQKAU
"05.11.2016 21:52:08" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post The Lancaster fireworks looking fantastic!
"05.11.2016 20:00:00" BBC Introducing Lancashire On your radio now... DJ/Producer Dirty Freud, Sunstack Jones plus singer/songwriter Leah Lost and we have an exclusive Boston Manor acoustic session that plus the best new music Lancashire has to offer
"05.11.2016 18:33:10" bbc.co.uk Morecambe: League Two club's players and staff not paid wages Players and staff at League Two side Morecambe have not been paid wages that were due last month. "There's talk of maybe selling a player..." ⚽️⚽️
"05.11.2016 16:53:57" This Blackpool shop is going from strength to strength due to its knit and natter group!
"05.11.2016 13:31:21" bbc.co.uk Girl, 3, escapes abduction in Blackburn supermarket - BBC Lancashire A three-year-old girl manages to escape back to her mother after being carried off by a man in a Lancashire supermarket. 3 year old girl snatched in Lancashire supermarket!
"05.11.2016 08:22:51" bbc.co.uk Firework blows up in children's faces - BBC Lancashire Four Lancashire children were found with "blood and burns on their faces" after a firework they were playing with exploded, police say. Please stay safe out there and warn kids about the dangers -- hope they all make a speedy recovery
"04.11.2016 15:14:48" bbc.co.uk Jimmy Armfield: Former England defender has cancer treatment for second time Former England and Blackpool defender Jimmy Armfield says he is receiving cancer treatment for a second time. We all wish him well...
"03.11.2016 14:23:20" Look how the past is being recreated in a brand new shop in Bacup.
"03.11.2016 14:17:44" BBC North West Tonight Oliver's future remains uncertain... http://bbc.in/2fI1FdX Oliver's future remains uncertain...
"03.11.2016 06:18:00" Hatters More than 200 expensive hats given to the Kirkham and Rural Fylde Tangent Club - free of charge - are being used to raise money for charity.
Have a look at the Mad Hatters!!
"02.11.2016 17:47:57" Timeline Photos Remember the protests to save the bus service in Sabden? Well after months being cut off from public transport Lancashire County Council has announced plans to restore a service between the village Clitheroe and Padiham. More from Graham Liver on BBC
"02.11.2016 13:32:13" bbc.co.uk Stopped van driver 'attacked PC with knife' A police officer is slashed with a knife after stopping a driver in a routine vehicle check. A police officer was slashed with a knife after stopping a driver in a routine vehicle check.
"02.11.2016 10:11:07" Trampoline Should there be safety standards for trampoline parks in Lancashire?
"02.11.2016 08:07:00" This is Burnley FC in the Community.
It's a project for disabled children in east Lancashire which is funded by the money you give to BBC Children in Need.
"02.11.2016 06:00:01" Timeline Photos A national maritime charity which aims to pass on seafaring skills to a new generation opens in Fleetwood tonight.
The Maritime Volunteer Service which works with youth groups and port authorities around the country says the the decline of the fishing
"01.11.2016 16:01:00" bbc.co.uk New college facility set for Burnley The new facility replaces the former University Technical College, which closed earlier this year because of low pupil numbers. Julie Cooper MP tells BBC Lancashire that a new learning facility will open in the former UTC after a deal is agreed with the Secretary of State for Education.
"01.11.2016 15:01:00" Most haunted club Is this the most haunted drinking-hole in Lancashire? Check out the ghostly goings-on at this club in Padiham!
"01.11.2016 13:58:15" Timeline Photos Some lovely news from Skelmersdale police. They've been working to stop anti-social behaviour because of "mischief-night." A lady has just handed these flowers to officers saying: "These are for all of you from all of us in the community, for what you
"01.11.2016 10:16:52" Nelson axe attack Do you know who this is - trying to smash their way into an electrical shop in Nelson with an axe? If you have a name please call police or Crimestoppers.
"01.11.2016 06:00:00" Lancashire police has released new footage of Charlene Downes, who went missing in Blackpool 13 years ago. She disappeared near the town's North Pier on Saturday 1st November 2003. Her body has never been found. The footage , which has been released for
"30.10.2016 13:58:30" Why a Lancashire country pub is in the running for an award.
"30.10.2016 06:00:00" Happy Diwali! Hindus, Sikhs and Jains are celebrating Diwali today. It's known as the festival of lights and is celebrated for five continuous days. Have a look at the Khandelwal's and khajuria's from Thornton Cleveleys celebrating this colourful
"29.10.2016 07:00:41" Blackpool town centre has added even more magic to the illuminations as its first Lightpool Festival has launched- go and give your eyes a treat!
"29.10.2016 06:00:21" The Huey HQ is holding an open day at its hangar today for enthusiasts of this iconic aircraft which served in the Vietnam war in the 70's.
"28.10.2016 15:12:53" Are you going out tonight? Which clubs are your favourite hangouts?
"28.10.2016 10:44:12" This weekend, the Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities will celebrate the festival of Diwali and Indian New year. Commonly known as the 'Festival of Lights', Diwali is one of the most important festivals in the Hindu calendar. But what is the story behind it
"27.10.2016 18:30:00" Jeremy Corbyn Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visited Blackburn College earlier to have a look around the Regional Automotive Technology Hub. He admits he doesn't own a car - but used to do a lot of car repairing when he was younger. http://bbc.in/2eeJ2tC
"27.10.2016 17:30:27" Bell ringers from St Michael's Church in Kirkham have completed a final quarter peal today to commemorate the life of eight ancient bells, which are due to be replaced. The 170 year old bells, which have become discordant in note were rung for 45 minutes
"27.10.2016 15:45:00" bbc.co.uk Doctor 'astounded' to be sacked by MoD for 'whistleblowing', tribunal told - BBC News A doctor who claims he was sacked by the Ministry of Defence for whistleblowing tells an employment tribunal he was "astounded" he was dismissed with "no reason" given. Dr Stephen Frost was working at Weeton Army Barracks, near Blackpool, when he was dismissed in September 2013. He claims it was because of 'whistleblowing.'
"27.10.2016 15:28:10" bbc.co.uk Support for fracking falls to a new low says Government survey - BBC News A government survey has found support for fracking has fallen to a new low. They asked 2,000 people - only 17% support fracking.
"27.10.2016 14:45:47" bbc.co.uk Eight offenders abscond from HMP Kirkham in four months - BBC News Eight offenders abscond from an open prison in Lancashire in the past four months, with two still at large. Prisoners abscond from Kirkham jail - two are still at large!
"27.10.2016 08:56:21" Forget Mauritius or the Maldives...Blackpool's shoreline has been judged to be one of the best in the world. That's according to a new scientific survey. It came 2nd in the top ten list behind Dubai and beating places such as Australia, Thailand and
"26.10.2016 15:32:36" bbc.co.uk Daisy Mae Burrill murder: Fleetwood father gets life sentence - BBC News A father who threw his crying baby on to the sofa in a fit of temper is given a life sentence for her murder. Fleetwood father gets life for murder of baby daughter.
"26.10.2016 13:03:00" bbc.co.uk Lancaster University plan for £40m ageing research centre - BBC News Plans by Lancaster University for a £40m centre to develop solutions to problems caused by ageing are submitted to the council. Plans by Lancaster University for a £40m centre to develop solutions to problems caused by ageing are submitted to Lancaster City Council.
"26.10.2016 11:35:53" Bacup Museum Shocking theft from a museum in Bacup. They took World War One artefacts including a replica rifle with bayonet. They even stole the poppy appeal collecting box!
"26.10.2016 10:54:11" BBC Lancashire Christmas shows.
Its time to book your seats.... Our Christmas Intimate at the Guild hall in Preston and our Live at the Lowther at the Lowther theatre are both live online. Book early - the seats go very fast.
BBC Radio Lancashire
Christmas Live at Christmas gigs
"25.10.2016 16:57:20" Timeline Photos M6 closed in both directions in Lancashire. Police incident before J33 Galgate. Delays between Preston and Lancaster. http://bbc.in/2dG2Ncl
"25.10.2016 16:54:39" bbc.co.uk M6 Lancashire - Severe disruption Queuing traffic on M6 - both directions around Lancaster after motorway was closed. Severe delays on M6 around Lancaster tonight.
"25.10.2016 14:03:26" Countryside services Lancashire County Council's decided to stop providing its countryside services at places like Beacon Fell Country Park & Wycoller Country Park . It's part of budget cuts. Lancashire Wildlife Trust says it's interested in taking on the majority of the
"25.10.2016 09:49:56" bbc.co.uk Paraglider killed in crash landing near Pilling - BBC News A paraglider is killed in a crash as he was landing in a field close to a Lancashire village. Sad news
"24.10.2016 20:22:23" Phil Burgess from Blackpool is a recovering alcoholic. He became addicted to alcohol when he was 18. He's not had a drink for 36 months - following his daily battle with drink for the past 33 years. He's now a tea drinker and is sharing his experience in
"24.10.2016 14:30:37" bbc.co.uk Woman killed in Chatburn house blaze - BBC News A woman is killed in a fire at a house in a Lancashire village. Very sad news.
"24.10.2016 13:15:15" Timeline Photos M6 CLOSUREl: The M6 is currently closed in both directions near to Junction 31.
Lancashire Police say they're currently at the scene of a serious road traffic collision.
They say the motorway is expected to be closed for some time and are urging
"24.10.2016 11:21:01" bbc.co.uk Photo of Lancashire scene wins national photography award "Shifting Sands" was taken at Silverdale. What a great shot of Morecambe Bay.
"24.10.2016 09:12:17" lowtherpavilion.co.uk Lowther Pavilion A historic theatre set on the Fylde Coast, this 457 capacity venue is multi faceted and can be used for a wide variety of events such as Theatrical Productions, Concerts, Demonstration's, Exhibitions and Community Events. Christmas shows.
Its time to book your seats.... Our Christmas Intimate at the Guild hall in Preston and our Live at the Lowther at the Lowther theatre are both live online. Book early - the seats go very fast.
BBC Radio Lancashire
Christmas Live at
"23.10.2016 11:12:19" www.bbc.co.uk Suzanne Evans and Paul Nuttall run for UKIP leadership - BBC News Suzanne Evans and Paul Nuttall announce plans to run for the leadership of UKIP, with both promising to unite the troubled party. A Lancashire Euro MP could be the next leader of UKIP...
"23.10.2016 00:00:00" Radio Lancashire is playing a prominent part in Faith In The World Week which is launched across the BBC today.
This year, the theme is beauty and what people of faith find beautiful. Often what one person finds beautiful can sometimes not be seen in
"21.10.2016 17:13:03" BBC North West Tonight Devastated skaters in Blackpool need a new home for their full pipe... Can you help? #SavethePipe Devastated skaters in Blackpool need a new home for their full pipe... Can you help? #SavethePipe
"21.10.2016 11:22:00" Knitters Fairies and ninja-knitters yarn-bomb a Lancashire town.
"21.10.2016 10:21:45" bbc.co.uk Steampunks: The 'splendid and faintly ridiculous' cult - BBC News Why some people indulge in Victorian escapism Heard of Steampunk? Why is it big in Morecambe?
"20.10.2016 14:27:50" Timeline Photos Please help! Have you seen 15 year old Elin Bland who disappeared in the Skerton Area of Lancaster yesterday lunchtime. Lancashire Police are becoming increasingly concerned for her. She was wearing black trousers, black shoes and black jumper and a grey
"20.10.2016 12:27:04" Patrick Grant Fashion designer and 'Great British Sewing Bee' judge Patrick Grant has opened a new shop in Blackburn. Community Clothing will sell British designed and manufactured clothes. He's doing it to celebrate Lancashire's textiles industry
"20.10.2016 11:29:19" A unique opportunity to post questions to the directors of Heysham 1 and 2. John and Richard will be here from 1230 through until 1300 taking any questions you have regarding the nuclear power stations..
"20.10.2016 08:09:48" youtube.com Beyond Labels: In Young Men's Shoes Official Trailer Beyond Labels: In Young Men's Shoes - A touring exhibition of film, photography and the spoken word. Beyond Labels connects young men with artists to allow t... Seen this? A group of students from The Hollins Technology College in Accrington has come together to tackle bullying - using their own experiences.
"20.10.2016 07:32:26" When Sally met Brett at a power station....
"20.10.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos Join Sally and Brett from 1230 for a Facebook Live Q&A with the station directors of Heysham 1 and 2 nuclear power stations.
You can ask anything you want, from how it all works to safety and environmental concerns.
"19.10.2016 15:43:45" bbc.co.uk Preston New Road campaigners to fight fracking decision - BBC News The decision to allow fracking for shale gas in Lancashire is being challenged by an anti-fracking group. FRACKING - Preston New Road Action Group has written to the government saying the decision to allow fracking in Lancashire was unlawful.
"19.10.2016 13:44:12" What a great idea. Children at Intack Primary School have been learning maths by playing darts... with a world champion. http://bbc.in/2e6cN2v
"19.10.2016 11:33:22" Leeds Liverpool Canal It's the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Leeds - Liverpool Canal. A flotilla of boats is travelling the length of the navigation. Today it left Burnley as the sun rose over Pendle Hill. It's on route to Blackburn before arriving in Liverpool on
"18.10.2016 18:16:02" A grieving daughter from Blackpool is appealing for the return of her late father's irreplaceable rings that were were stolen by burglars.
Raiders smashed their way into Theresa Coles' home on Lytham Road - stealing a gold and diamond ring and a
"18.10.2016 15:33:26" Ben Pennington A dad from Lancashire's posted a photo of his son in a coma in hospital. Ben Pennington was punched and knocked out by a stranger. His dad Mark hopes it will stop similar events in future. http://bbc.in/2eChxid
"17.10.2016 17:50:22" The cat's out of the bag... here's what we'll be doing for this year's BBC Children in Need!
"17.10.2016 17:05:01" bbc.co.uk Families 'blocked' from visiting Lancashire war graves in France Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is asked to investigate claims that relatives of British soldiers who died in France have been stopped from visiting their graves. Lancashire's Pals battalions are honoured in memorials in northern France - only problem is families are being stopped from visiting the graves!
"17.10.2016 16:03:17" Flood advice The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for parts of Lancashire. They cover the Wyre and Lune estuaries. Highest risk is at high tide, around 1am. Here are some tips to help prepare for flooding - please pass on to anyone you think may find them
"17.10.2016 11:24:10" Timeline Photos John Barnes has been to Socx in northern France which is twinned with Caton near Lancaster.
It's a very active twinning association run by the local villagers who often travel across the channel to meet up with their French friends.
"17.10.2016 09:52:44" Timeline Photos What do you want to know about how our children's schools are judged? Between 11 and 12 it's your chance to call and speak to senior school inspector for Ofsted Shirley Gornall.
Call now 01254 583583.
"17.10.2016 09:26:25" Painting Penwortham pink. Congratulations to this tiny stretch of A59. Fantastic response!
"17.10.2016 05:58:00" Knife amnesty The knives and blades Lancashire Police want to get off our streets - lets do what we can to stop knife crime
"16.10.2016 09:19:24" Timeline Photos The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for Morecambe Bay and the Wyre Estuary.
Waters are expected to peak around midday and they're advising people to avoid the coast.
They say they have officers on the ground monitoring levels and checking
"15.10.2016 14:46:35" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post Burnley Mayor receiving the European Flag of Honour on behalf of the town. It's for Burnley's strong links with #Europe
"14.10.2016 17:56:16" www.bbc.co.uk Teen's coma picture warning after taking Spice drug - BBC News The mother of a teenager who nearly died after taking a so-called legal high releases a photo of her daughter in intensive care as a warning to others. Cheryl was told by medics to "prepare for the worst".
"14.10.2016 13:09:14" Blackpool is thought of as their "spiritual home." http://bbc.in/2eayel5
"14.10.2016 09:17:47" Sally and Brett live from Fit 2 XL boxing club lower Darwen.
"13.10.2016 16:11:18" superslowway.org.uk Super Slow Way: A Rhapsody to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal | Super Slow Way Looking forward to the beautiful music that'll be sung by the hundreds of local Blackburn voices as part of 'Rhapsody'
"13.10.2016 16:06:40" bbc.co.uk Simon Chinery 'made up knife-wielding clown attack' A tradesman lied to officers when he said he had been injured while tackling a knife-wielding man dressed as a clown, police say. Police discovered he was actually injured falling on broken glass.
"13.10.2016 09:42:07" Check out 78 year old, Katie Crabtree from St Anne's with seven-time world superbike champion, Carl Fogarty on his motorcycle. It was one of her bucket list wishes - which came true thanks to "Just Good Friends", a social group which helps combat
"13.10.2016 09:29:18" Reidys opened its doors in 1922 but do they have a guitar? Sally finds out.
"13.10.2016 08:40:06" Flying Scotsman Flying Scotsman on the East Lancashire Railway at the official opening of Burrs Country Park station.
"13.10.2016 07:40:28" Flying Scotsman arrives back on the East Lancashire Railway - about to make the journey to Rawtenstall.
"13.10.2016 06:26:00" www.bbc.co.uk Tyson Fury vacates WBO and WBA heavyweight titles to deal with 'recovery' Tyson Fury vacates his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles to deal with his "medical treatment and recovery". Lancashire's world heavyweight champion says giving up the belts is 'hard and emotional'.
"13.10.2016 05:12:20" Timeline Photos This morning Flying Scotsman returns to East Lancashire Railway - Graham Liver is live on BBC Lancashire from the footplate!
"12.10.2016 21:11:26" BBC North West Tonight The Westcliffe Guesthouse in Blackpool describes itself as "the ideal place to get away and knit". http://bbc.in/2es2oiC Blackpool's "knitting" hotel ...
"12.10.2016 18:58:34" Matress A Blackburn-based recycling company says it's developed what it believes is the world's first automated mattress recycling machine. Take a look behind the scenes at The Furniture Recycling Group. Is this the end of mattresses being dumped and fly-tipped?
"12.10.2016 17:48:13" Clown attack CLOWN ATTACK: Simon Chinery says he was attacked by a knife-wielding man dressed as a clown http://bbc.in/2dWCfG7
"12.10.2016 10:05:55" Meet the firefighters who attended a massive fire at the spa inside Pendle Wavelengths Nelson. Stand by for a great ending...
"12.10.2016 05:48:00" 'Hole in the wall' burglars 'Hole in the Wall' burglars strike at an east Lancashire snooker club
"11.10.2016 18:46:11" Colne sex attack Lancashire Police wants to speak to this man after the serious sexual assault of a woman in her sixties in Colne last weekend. DCI Gary Brooks said: “This was an extremely shocking, predatory and sinister attack on a woman who should have been safe in her
"11.10.2016 16:28:36" bbc.co.uk Mentally ill prisoners left untreated says Lancashire whistleblower - BBC News Prisoners with serious mental health issues are not being treated, a whistleblower who quit Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust tells the BBC. "It felt unethical and it felt very sad."
"11.10.2016 13:38:26" In a months time Sally and Brett will be observing two minutes silence from the Country's highest war memorial. local children will be joining them live as we host the mid morning programme from the Weir war memorial. Let's have a look at the location.
"11.10.2016 12:17:04" bbc.co.uk Accrington street named after wife of celebrated Olympian The unveiling of May Hill Close is part of a regeneration project and housing development in the town. A street in Accrington has been named after the wife of former Olympic marathon runner and businessman Ron Hill.
"11.10.2016 00:31:00" bbc.co.uk Blackpool man who imported £26m heroin hidden in oven jailed for 24 years - BBC News A man who tried to sneak £26m of heroin hidden in an oven through Manchester Airport has been jailed for 24 years. Blackpool man tried to hide £26million of heroin inside an oven to smuggle it through Manchester Airport.
"10.10.2016 23:01:00" Scout Moor A public inquiry starts today into plans to create England's largest onshore wind farm on the moors above Rossendale. Scout Moor's 26 turbines are currently capable of producing 65MW - said to be enough to power 40,000 homes.
"10.10.2016 13:51:54" A&E Westminster The campaign to re-open Chorley A&E on a full time basis is being taken to Westminster today. http://bbc.in/2dJUP51
"10.10.2016 11:49:24" Another big fire in Lancashire...
"09.10.2016 16:15:06" Sajid Javid's decision to allow fracking in Lancashire hasn't gone down well with these protestors...
"09.10.2016 10:14:50" www.bbc.co.uk UKIP hopeful's bruises 'not consistent with fall' - BBC News Medical examinations suggest Steven Woolfe has bruising on his face not consistent with just a fall or seizure, a spokesman for the UKIP MEP says. Lancashire MEP Steven Woolfe has now left hospital in Strasbourg. UKIP say he's now focussing on recovering.
"09.10.2016 09:31:37" Timeline Photos Tributes are being paid to a promising young footballer killed in a hit-and-run incident near Preston.
"09.10.2016 04:00:01" Timeline Photos Around 12,000 people are expected at Deepdale this afternoon to witness the ordination of the county's latest bishop.
Soon to be Bishop Joseph Srampical will become head of the Roman Catholic Syra Malabar church in Britain which is based at St. Alphonsa
"08.10.2016 20:14:32" BBC News People dressing up as clowns and scaring the public is becoming increasingly popular. But is it funny? Lancashire Police say they've had several reports of this happening in Morecambe.
Officers are warning pranksters that they could scare the wrong person and end up with an "unintended outcome".
They added: "Surely theres enough clowns in Morecambe
"08.10.2016 11:07:51" Fracking Protesters in Little Plumpton Anti-fracking protesters are gathering in Little Plumpton. Within the next hour they'll be marching to the proposed drilling site on Preston New Road.
"08.10.2016 04:00:00" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post St. Ignatius Church in Preston becomes Lancashire's newest cathedral tonight. The church will be the home to the Roman Catholic Syro Malabar order in Britain and will be renamed St. Alphonsa Cathedral. Take a look around....
"07.10.2016 15:14:01" bbc.co.uk Tyson Fury: I took cocaine to help deal with depression World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says he is a "manic depressive" and has suffered mental health issues for years. "I just hope someone kills me before I kill myself".
"07.10.2016 14:03:37" bbc.co.uk Lancashire MEP to lead investigation into UKIP 'altercation' European Parliament has launched an inquiry led by MEP Saj Karim into an altercation that left a member of UKIP in hospital. One of Lancashire's Euro MP's will be spending the weekend in a specialist unit after the incident.
"06.10.2016 16:59:08" Protests have been held following the announcement that fracking in Lancashire will go ahead.
"06.10.2016 12:47:51" Timeline Photos She's back...Theresa Pollard, Gilly's "Queen of the Cakes"...and she's brought something lovely for you to try out, to put a smile on your face this Autumn...
DECLAN & CORMAC'S NUTTY BANANA BREAD
180 g plain flour
1 teaspoon baking power
"06.10.2016 09:27:39" Fracking Fracking has been given the go ahead in Lancashire. The energy firm Cuadrilla had two applications rejected by Lancashire County Council but the company will now be allowed to frack at a Preston New Road, near Little Plumpton.
Follow the latest on
"06.10.2016 07:41:59" bbc.in Alton Towers crash victim Vicky Balch 'not angry' - BBC News A woman who lost a leg in a rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers says she does not "see the point of being angry" about what happened. Alton Towers crash victim Vicky Balch, from Leyland, who lost a leg in the Smiler rollercoaster crash, says she's not angry.
"05.10.2016 16:58:47" Happy Navratri everyone... have a look at the Preston Hindu community celebrating this colourful festival.
"05.10.2016 16:15:28" Timeline Photos This is Paul Bogin, 48, of Carnforth. He's absconded from HMP Kirkham and Lancashire Police says he has a history of violence so urge the public not to approach him if they see him - but call them on 101.
"04.10.2016 15:11:35" Messy house DISTURBING IMAGES: A council tenant in Ormskirk has been evicted following a county court hearing. There was raw sewage overflowing from the toilet and the 3-bed home was left filthy and damaged. West Lancashire Borough Council says it will cost thousands
"04.10.2016 14:08:45" Benches Commemorative benches are available to buy in a park in Preston as part of a restoration project. http://bbc.in/2d0afSG
"04.10.2016 10:14:17" Chorley A&E Chorley Accident & Emergency is to re-open in January after a review said it can be used on a part-time basis according to Lindsay Hoyle MP and Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
READ MORE: http://bbc.in/2ds1G2F
"04.10.2016 08:34:25" Sally's at the WhaleTail in Lancaster.
"03.10.2016 18:43:49" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post There are big delays on the M61 southbound tonight after a police car crashed near Rivington Services during a high-speed chase.
Lancashire Police say one of their officers was trying to stop a fleeing car when his patrol vehicle hit the central
"03.10.2016 15:56:30" Brierfield Mill Brierfield Mill - soon to become Northlight - a new development of homes, businesses, leisure and learning facilities in partnership with Pendle Council, Lancashire County Council, Barnfield Construction Limited, Burnley FC in the Community, Lancashire
"03.10.2016 13:26:06" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post These are the charred remains of a family's conservatory in Thornton - destroyed in a fire at the weekend.
Four fire engines were called to tackle the blaze, which spread to the roof of the house on Wellburn Walk on Saturday night.
"03.10.2016 13:08:06" Rail work Work starts today on two big railway projects in Lancashire. Improvements on the Blackpool North to Preston line will allow electric trains to travel the route, while £1.6m is being spent on the iconic Whalley Viaduct in the Ribble Valley.
"03.10.2016 06:00:00" FIRE FAMILY It's a family affair! Three generations of the Dawson family in Lancashire are all working for the fire service. Between them they have clocked up a massive 71 years. The latest to join is Michael's daughter, Jenny, who's part of the cadet scheme.
"03.10.2016 05:00:00" This week we're looking at the NHS under pressure. Figures compiled by BBC Radio Lancashire reveal the scale of rising hospital debts across the region.
"03.10.2016 04:00:00" DUSTY DUCK Quack quack... 14 GIANT celebrity 6ft ducks designed by the world-famous Aardman studios will be arriving at Martin Mere Wetland Centre this week. It's to celebrate the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust's 70th anniversary. The public will be able to discover
"02.10.2016 12:58:22" Timeline Photos Have you lost your snake?!
Lancashire Police have found this corn snake in the Deepdale area of Preston and are looking to reunite it with its owner.
"02.10.2016 07:00:00" Timeline Photos Faith leaders in north Lancashire have been urged to play a major part in reducing the pressures on the Morecambe Bay NHS Trust.
At a conference in Lancaster this week, they were asked to take a preventative role in spotting some prospective medical
"02.10.2016 04:00:00" Timeline Photos The Roman Catholic Bishop of Lancaster has offered his resignation to the Vatican.
Today is Bishop Michael Campbell's 75th birthday and in line with church tradition he will now retire.
However, he will remain in his post until a new bishop is appointed
"01.10.2016 19:28:34" BBC Introducing 01 10 16 On this week's #BBCIntroducing we chat with Crimsons and Jack Woodward #newmusic
"01.10.2016 06:49:00" bbc.co.uk Theresa May defends council funding after Lancashire deficit warning - BBC News Prime Minister Theresa May defends her government's funding of councils after a report said Lancashire County Council would "run out of money in three years". Theresa May has defended the funding of councils after a report found Lancashire County Council would "run out of money in three years".
"30.09.2016 17:03:55" Well done to Songaminute man Teddy Mac from Lancashire who's just made it into the singles chart at number 43 with his cover of 'You Make Me Feel So Young' for Alzheimer's Society.
"30.09.2016 15:07:38" bbc.co.uk Lancashire museum used in King's Speech to close - BBC News A cotton mill museum that appeared in The King's Speech is among five museums that will close to the public from Friday due to council budget cuts. Queen Street Mill museum in Briercliffe closes tonight. It's one of five which are going because of funding cuts. Talks are on-going to see if any of the venues could re-open with new management.
"30.09.2016 12:34:20" Zeppelin bomb crater Could this ditch in a Lancashire hillside be the world's only surviving World War One Zeppelin bomb crater? It's in Rossendale and historians and scientists now believe it is.
"30.09.2016 10:46:35" We asked for walkers and the Weavers... We got both.. And some...
"29.09.2016 16:13:00" Timeline Photos Here's some graffiti we spotted in Lancaster. What do you think?
"29.09.2016 15:11:00" Shajan A popular restaurant in the Ribble Valley says it intends to sue for damages after an environmental health report concluded a rodent had been planted in a meal. The Shajan on Longsight Road has always denied any wrong doing and the matter has caused much
"29.09.2016 09:34:31" Of all the hotels in all of England, Nigel Haworth has won AA hotel of the year! Wow what an achievement and another diamond in Lancashire's crown... Let us show you around Nigel's kitchen..
"29.09.2016 08:15:44" BBC North West Tonight WATCH what it will be like to ride on Blackpool Pleasure Beach's planned new £16.25m rollercoaster, 'Construction 18' .
They say it will be the first in the UK to have 'double launch' - high speed propulsion at the start, and again half-way through. It Blackpool Pleasure Beach has unveiled what its new ride will look like.
"28.09.2016 09:49:10" Sally takes a trip through the mirror maze and Madame Tussauds...
"28.09.2016 09:03:12" Timeline Photos Answer to question 2 from Madame Tussauds = Deirdre Barlow.
"28.09.2016 08:38:36" Timeline Photos We're spending the morning at Madame Tussauds.... We gave some clues as to the people we met first..
Answer = jack and Vera.
"27.09.2016 23:01:00" Morecambe and Wise statue Here's a first look at a new statue of Morecambe and Wise. It's going to be cast in bronze and will stand at 8ft tall in the Winter Gardens Blackpool. It's been created by Graham Ibbeson. It'll be unveiled officially on Friday, October 14th, 2016 and will
"27.09.2016 19:47:35" www.bbc.co.uk Mohammed Yousaf death: Police make weapon appeal - BBC News Detectives investigating the death of a 65-year-old man in Lancashire are appealing for help to find a potential weapon. 'We would ask that all residents in the vicinity check gardens and land for anything suspicious.'
"27.09.2016 11:33:32" Parbold hill, time 1230pm. Please see comments for earlier video.
"27.09.2016 10:52:57" bbc.co.uk Alton Towers operator Merlin fined £5m over Smiler crash - BBC News Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions is fined £5m over the Smiler rollercoaster crash. Alton Towers operator fined £5m for Smiler crash. One of the victims was Vicky Balch from Leyland.
"27.09.2016 09:51:44" Volunteers are needed to help set up bee havens at Brockholes nature reserve on Monday. The site is part of 200 'Bee Worlds' being set around the UK.
John Lamb from Lancashire Wildlife Trust says it's easy to make your garden bee friendly.
"27.09.2016 07:31:23" Parbold hill on a chilly autumn morning... In the distance a bird of prey hovers..
"26.09.2016 20:36:48" bbc.in Morecambe: New owner Diego Lemos has dreams for League Two side New Morecambe owner Diego Lemos says they 'can dream' about their future but has not set any targets for the club. "I looked at a lot of clubs around the world"
"26.09.2016 15:08:47" Padiham hidden rooms It's remarkable! Look what's hidden in the attic of this working men's club.
"26.09.2016 11:10:46" RNLI Blackpool Three people have been rescued from the sea near North Pier at Blackpool. RNLI Blackpool and HM Coastguard were called out at around 7.30pm on Sunday 25th September. Watch the brave rescue volunteers locating the casualties.
"26.09.2016 09:05:10" So how did the two minute cake turn out? Brett has a taste.
"26.09.2016 08:52:40" How to make a tasty cake in two minutes with Lancashire chef Gill Watson ... All in aid of the Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning
"26.09.2016 08:08:31" When you move the inside.... Out..
"25.09.2016 23:45:50" Timeline Photos Morecambe's RNLI lifeboat station was attacked by stone throwing youths on Sunday night causing hundreds of pounds worth of damage
Volunteer members of the crew were in the building at the time; having just hosted a visit by a group of young people from
"24.09.2016 20:49:19" We're live at the Lancashire Encounter in Preston.
"24.09.2016 19:13:00" Lancashire Encounter procession in Preston about to start...
"24.09.2016 19:04:36" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post The scene on Preston's Flag Market, as Cacophony Arkestra entertain the crowds ahead of the Lancashire Encounter procession...
"24.09.2016 17:32:14" BBC Introducing 24 09 On this week's #BBCIntroducing we chat with Western Company and replay a special Rae Morris gig from Thornton Little Theatre. Please note we will only be on 95.5FM 855/1557MW and DAB until 9pm due to coverage of Lancashire Encounter weekend
"24.09.2016 08:33:52" Preston sparkled last night for Lancashire Encounter - a celebration of the city's diverse culture.
Music, street theatre and sheer enjoyment made it a night to remember...
"24.09.2016 05:24:35" BBC Lancashire Lancashire Encounter continues in Preston on Saturday. The place will come alive with a real cultural experience
"23.09.2016 20:29:25" Lancashire Encounters takes place Friday 23 - Sunday 25 September 2016 in Preston and is a weekend packed with performances, workshops, quirky installations and even a Procession of Light. Lancashire Encounters Lancashire Encounters takes place Friday 23 - Sunday 25 September 2016 in Preston and is a weekend packed with performances, workshops, quirky installations and even a Procession of Light.
"23.09.2016 19:36:55" Lancashire Encounter continues in Preston on Saturday. The place will come alive with a real cultural experience
"23.09.2016 18:24:32" Welcome to Preston for Lancashire Encounter. The themed weekend features music, culture and diversity
"23.09.2016 15:32:23" BBC North West Tonight Congratulations, Ted! Well done Ted!
"23.09.2016 07:51:52" Firefighters have spent the night tackling a major fire at a property on Empress Drive in Blackpool.
The road has now re-opened and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (Official) say an investigation is underway.
"22.09.2016 23:21:16" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post Firefighters are tackling a "major fire" at a house in Blackpool.
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (Official) say the blaze on Empress Drive is "very serious" and are urging people to avoid the area.
They say surrounding roads will remain closed
"22.09.2016 15:05:00" M&M Coaches It's the end of an era for a Lancashire bus company. M&M Coaches is running its final service today blaming cuts to subsidies and increased charges.
"22.09.2016 14:24:52" Lancashire Encounter Preview - The Beatnik Collective
"22.09.2016 13:13:14" Freshers at Uclan It's Fresher's time for Lancashire's universities and University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has set up a "welcome village' in Preston
"22.09.2016 11:07:54" Let's have a look around one of the most beautiful church's and coastlines in Lancashire.
"22.09.2016 10:59:32" bbc.co.uk PCs hit head on by suspected stolen car in Stacksteads - BBC News Two police officers are injured after a car they were tracking drove at them in a head on crash with a suspected stolen car. Two police officers taken to hospital after crash with suspected stolen car from Stacksteads in Green Howarth.
"21.09.2016 22:37:25" Burnley bandstand Burnley's bandstand - which has stood for years in the town centre - is being pulled apart. Piece by piece it is being moved and rebuilt in Padiham.
"21.09.2016 19:41:09" SPS, Blackpool A Blackpool company has decided to take on extra staff at a time when many businesses are uncertain about the future.
"21.09.2016 14:06:18" Thailand Four men with links to Lancashire have been arrested in Thailand over allegations they were using fake money.
"21.09.2016 09:37:24" Hyndburn Homewise Hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of former NHS equipment is being thrown away, according to a Lancashire recycling project. Hyndburn Homewise cleans, restores and re-sells them at a low price. Other items are donated to charity. They want people to
"21.09.2016 04:32:00" Water complaints Written complaints to Lancashire water company United Utilities have risen. The Consumer Council For Water say they're worried about the increase. What are your experiences?
"20.09.2016 18:05:00" Timeline Photos How good is your geography? According to a survey 4 out of 10 Brits can't even pinpoint London on a map!
You can test your skills with our geography quiz. Where are the places on this map? Graham Liver will give you the answers on BBC Radio Lancashire
"20.09.2016 17:03:34" White Coppice Cricket Club A Lancashire cricket club, once voted one of the most picturesque in the country, is in danger of closing. http://bbc.in/2cmAuE7
"20.09.2016 15:22:40" Timeline Photos Police in Kirkham have reunited a missing goat with his owner.
It turned a baaaaaad day into a goat one!
"20.09.2016 10:14:20" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post A real pleasure, spending time with Malcolm, Joanne, Danny and Oliver at Whittakers the butchers in Blackburn as they celebrate 100 years. #whittakersbutch
"19.09.2016 17:19:24" BBC Lancashire MISSING FROM BLACKPOOL... Lancashire Police are asking for your help to find a man who has gone missing from a residential home in Blackpool this morning (Monday 19th September).
Michael Smedley is 73 and has dementia. He's described as white, tall
"19.09.2016 13:09:56" Horses Two horses nearly drowned after getting stuck in sand off the Lancashire coast. http://bbc.in/2d1yduE
"19.09.2016 11:38:46" Timeline Photos MISSING FROM BLACKPOOL... Lancashire Police are asking for your help to find a man who has gone missing from a residential home in Blackpool this morning (Monday 19th September).
Michael Smedley is 73 and has dementia. He's described as white, tall
"18.09.2016 22:41:01" The power's off in the Padiham area. Electricity North West say they have engineers on their way to try and fix a fault with the high voltage cables. Time to dig out the candles, but remember to stay safe.
"18.09.2016 09:35:55" bbc.co.uk Broadside ballads: When the news was spread through song - BBC News Spreading the news in 19th Century Lancashire was often carried out through songs. Broadside ballads were bellowed on street corners, keeping folk abreast of what was going on, and have been compared to modern social media. There was no telly, there was no radio. So the news was often conveyed via song...
"18.09.2016 04:00:00" Renovation work on the 13th century Grade 1 listed St. Mary's and All Saints Church in Whalley has begun.
Extensive re-pointing of the stonework is required on the exterior, whilst the church also has plans to better welcome visitors with a resource area
"17.09.2016 22:59:28" Timeline Photos Rawtenstall's Tom Hamer, 18, has just won silver for ParalympicsGB in the SM14 200m individual medley at #Rio2016.
"17.09.2016 18:52:34" Timeline Photos Longridge's Steph Slater won gold as part of the 4x100m medley relay team for Paralympics GB last night.
"17.09.2016 10:03:50" We are live from the Nelson food festival with THE HUNT .... And what a beautiful day it is In Lancashire !
"17.09.2016 06:20:06" Timeline Photos A man from Morecambe has just completed his challenge of visiting every railway station in Lancashire by train in under 24 hours!
David Chandler has been travelling non-stop since 7am yesterday and has raised almost £1000 for St John's Hospice Lancaster.
"16.09.2016 15:01:06" Jane Clough The parents of Jane Clough - the Lancashire nurse who was killed by her ex-boyfriend - say they feel let down by a court system.
"16.09.2016 12:35:00" Haseeb Hameed Lancashire County Cricket Club opening batsman Haseeb Hameed has been called up to the England squad for the first time for their tour of Bangladesh. His old school in Bolton always felt the teenager was destined for big things...
"16.09.2016 11:35:13" Jeff Huggins He lost 22st - but it's left him with excess skin the NHS say they won't remove. Listen to Jeff Huggins from Morecambe tell his story.
"15.09.2016 23:01:00" Songaminute record deal Remember Ted McDermott - the Songaminute man?
He's only gone and landed a major record deal with Decca!
The 80 year old former Butlins Redcoat from Lancashire has Alzheimer's Disease.
His singing in the car with his son Simon went viral - with millions
"15.09.2016 18:40:31" Northern The “Lancashire Challenge” aims to visit every railway station in the county in 24 hours!
David Chandler from Morecambe is about to set off on a journey like no other. Tomorrow, he will aim to travel on Northern trains to every railway station in the We'll be following David on his epic challenge all day tomorrow!
"15.09.2016 15:55:30" Morph Morph's coming to Lancashire. The Children's BBC character will be part of a special exhibition about animation being held in Ormskirk. http://bbc.in/2cQTmaQ
"15.09.2016 12:48:58" Emmaus Preston This is the country's LARGEST charity shop!
It's in Preston and here's a high speed tour of what's on offer.
"15.09.2016 11:07:07" Lytham lifeboat Saving lives on Lancashire's coast! Let's hear it for the brave lifeboat crews and their brand new vessel.
"14.09.2016 16:10:33" Blackpool kitten Very sad news for any animal lover.
Warning: contains images you may find distressing.
"14.09.2016 15:20:00" bbc.co.uk Lancashire man performs DIY operation on himself to remove suture - BBC News A man performs a minor operation on himself to remove a suture left in his body during surgery, accepting it was reckless. This man from Lancashire performed an operation on himself - would you?
"14.09.2016 14:19:18" Floods This is what happened after the floods in East Lancashire.
"13.09.2016 19:20:11" Timeline Photos There are reports of flooding and power cuts across the county - and wasn't that storm spectacular! What's it like where you are?
POWER CUTS UPDATE - Electricity North West says 20,000 properties off in Burnley, Nelson and Colne. Should be reconnected by
"13.09.2016 19:19:15" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post It's the right sort of weather for ducks - but not footballers...
AFC Fylde's game at Stockport County was called off shortly before kick off... and it's not difficult to see why.
"13.09.2016 14:15:25" BBC North West Tonight We spent the day paramedic Scott Lutkevitch for a very small peek into a day in the life of the North West Ambulance Service, as the number of emergency calls taken this year has risen by 25%. #NWAS10 The North West Ambulance Service is 10 years old. This is what they have to deal with, day in day out.
"13.09.2016 13:09:05" Boundary review What do you think the proposed new constituency of Clitheroe and Colne looks like?
"13.09.2016 11:54:49" Chorley A&E Lancashire County Council's report has criticised the health trust saying it "failed to act soon enough."
"13.09.2016 11:16:07" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post Brett and Jacquie on Midmornings have been talking about taking up a hobby.
If you'd like to take up painting there's a nice group of folk called http://www.artinadlington.co.uk/ near Chorley.
They meet at Fairview Youth and Community Centre on Tuesdays.
"13.09.2016 10:02:56" Timeline Photos Today the Midmorning show joined the lovely folks from Art in Adlington, who meet each Tuesday to share painting skills and have a jolly good time.
They're always looking for new people to come along and you get a free session with tutor Jacqui Wilkes.
"11.09.2016 21:38:57" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post Rawtenstall swimmer Tom Hamer has won silver for ParalympicsGB in the Men's S14 200m Free at #Rio2016.
The 18-year-old also smashed his personal best.
"11.09.2016 19:05:39" Timeline Photos Cyclist Steven Burke picked up another honour over the weekend after he was awarded the honorary Freedom of Colne.
The accolade came after his latest gold medal success at this summer's Olympics in Rio.
"10.09.2016 19:34:58" BBC Introducing 10th September On this week's #BBCIntroducing we chat with Ethan & The Reformation and hear from Arctic Lake at Reading Festival. #newmusic
"10.09.2016 06:42:41" Timeline Photos Some fantastic news from the Paralympics in Rio.
Preston's Steph Slater won silver for ParalympicsGB in the Women's 100m butterfly S8.
"10.09.2016 06:00:00" Timeline Photos Today is day three of the Crossroads mission with many events planned across Lancashire by the Blackburn Diocese. For instance, look out for the Archbishop of York visiting St. Michael's on Wyre where they are recovering from last winter's floods. Dr.
"09.09.2016 17:30:15" BBC North West Tonight Well done, John! He's a hospital porter at the Royal Blackburn Hospital and he's just picked up a national award for compassionate care. Well done, John! He's a hospital porter at the Royal Blackburn Hospital and he's just picked up a national award for compassionate care.
"09.09.2016 11:25:30" Big Celebration Was someone you know at Ewood Park today for the Crossroads Big Celebration? Hundreds of children from schools across the area attended with Bishop of Burnley Rt. Revd. Philip North
"09.09.2016 09:16:01" Altham Angels More than 40 angels have gone on display in the village of Altham near Accrington!
"09.09.2016 06:56:06" The Morecambe boss Jim Bentley has won League Two's Manager of the Month award for August
"08.09.2016 19:35:27" The Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, answered questions from hundreds of youngsters at Bowley Scout Camp tonight as part of a four day Crossroads mission.
The event was one of over four hundred taking place across the county to better engage the
"08.09.2016 12:43:49" Chorley cancer unit Good news for cancer patients in Lancashire - thanks to the Rosemere Cancer Foundation. https://t.co/w6kY7emNmS
"07.09.2016 16:47:50" Timeline Photos Beautiful sunny evening with a panoramic view looking out from Colne Football Club
"07.09.2016 12:08:22" bbc.co.uk Burnley Council plans to make further £2m cuts The council says Government imposed austerity means there will be further budget reductions. It includes cuts proposed for Burnley Leisure, the police and crime commissioner's office, Citizen's Advice and to the Council for Voluntary Services.
"06.09.2016 20:26:32" Sanya links with Blackpool Blackpool Council's signed an agreement to pair up with the tropical Chinese beach resort city of Sanya.
"06.09.2016 17:24:40" Charlie Mulgrew on Rovers signing Recent Blackburn signing, Charlie Mulgrew, explains his reasons for joining Rovers.
"06.09.2016 16:30:54" BBC North West Tonight Is this the greatest best man speech ever?
Jamie Milligan (ex Everton Football Club, Blackpool FC, and Fleetwood Town FC player) married his partner Mandy at the Villa Hotel, Wrea Green. Though his best man, Danny McKenzie, stole the show by claiming Is this the greatest best man speech ever? http://bbc.in/2cdje4w
"06.09.2016 14:28:15" bbc.co.uk WATCH: Best man steals show at former footballer's wedding His best man, Danny McKenzie, claimed he had forgotten his speech and set off on an his epic quest to retrieve it... WATCH: The best man stole the show at the wedding of the former Blackpool and Fleetwood footballer Jamie Milligan.
"06.09.2016 09:57:06" Pilot's images discovered Photographs taken by a British fighter pilot during World War One, which lay undeveloped for nearly 100 years, have gone on show at South Ribble Museum in Lancashire. They include aerial shots of Kent and were taken by Captain William Chambers of the
"05.09.2016 20:49:48" Timeline Photos Please help find Mark Wilby. He left to go shopping in Blackburn on Thursday morning but didn't return. Lancashire Police are concerned for his welfare. Mr Wilby has links to Blackpool, Swindon and Luton. Anyone with information should call 101.
"05.09.2016 16:46:34" Timeline Photos Ann Marie Dewhurst, known as Marie, who was 69 and from Preston has died in a crash in Northumberland. http://bbc.in/2bYNNrg
"05.09.2016 16:18:18" Marvin Emnes Blackburn Rovers loan signing Marvin Emnes speaks to BBC Radio Lancashire's Andy Bayes about his move to Ewood Park from Swansea.
"05.09.2016 15:20:36" Timeline Photos Congratulations to Lancashire squash player Laura Massaro who has secured her first title of the season after winning the China Open. http://bbc.in/2bZzfWI
"05.09.2016 14:13:58" BBC North West Tonight Well done.
They made it, walking from Preston to London to raise money for Dean.
http://bit.ly/2bYYoRJ Well done! The team walking from Preston to London have made it. They're raising funds for specialist sensory equipment for Dean Parkinson from the city.
"05.09.2016 11:16:22" Barney the tiger One of only two tiger cubs to be born at Blackpool Zoo in the past 20 years is leaving for a new home in France. http://bbc.in/2c8Pru1
"04.09.2016 04:00:01" Timeline Photos Could the traditional sound of church bells ringing out on a Sunday become a thing of the past?
Despite increased demand for their services, an exclusive BBC local radio survey suggests there are serious concerns for the future
Many churches have a
"03.09.2016 19:15:38" BBC Introducing 3rd September On this week's #BBCIntroducing we chat with Carlie Symone Brooks, RYN BRWN and Myth Of Unity. #newmusic
"02.09.2016 15:52:25" bbc.co.uk Jane Bell pool death: Dalmeny Hotel in St Annes fined £100,000 - BBC News The owners of a Lancashire hotel where a three-year-old girl drowned in a swimming pool have been fined £100,000. The Lancashire hotel where a 3 year old girl drowned is fined £100,000.
"01.09.2016 22:54:59" bbc.co.uk Memorial service for bodies found during Blackburn dig - BBC News A memorial service is held to mark the reburial of hundreds of bodies discovered in Blackburn earlier this year. A memorial service has been held to mark the reburial of hundreds of bodies discovered in Blackburn.
The bodies of about 800 children aged under six were unearthed by archaeologists in January during the Freckleton Street link road works.
"01.09.2016 16:46:47" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post Have you seen Dean Hughes?
He's wanted by police on suspicion of child abduction after 13 year old Jessica Wallwork from Nelson went missing on Sunday.
The pair are believed to be in a black Vauxhall Insignia with the registration plate BN09 FDP. The
"01.09.2016 08:37:55" Morecambe's Vintage by the Sea festival is on this weekend.
Lots of fun things to do including riding on vintage buses from the Ribble Vehicle Preservation Trust.
You can hear more with Brett and Sally today and tomorrow, they're at the Midland Hotel.
"31.08.2016 19:47:18" bbc.co.uk Fylde Ladies announce death of England youth player - BBC News Fylde Ladies have announced the death of England Women's U19s player Zoe Tynan. Sad news about the death of England U19s player Zoe Tynan. She played for Fylde Ladies.
"31.08.2016 18:30:00" bbc.co.uk #challengeaccepted: Cancer survivor attacks Facebook 'fakes' - BBC News A cancer survivor from Lancaster hits out at the #challengeaccepted black and white cancer awareness photos on Facebook as "distasteful" and "fake".
"31.08.2016 16:50:45" Police helicopter base Lancashire's police helicopter base at Warton is closing. Lancashire Police Federation's chairwoman Rachel Baines says it presents "a real concern around public safety". National Police Air Service (NPAS) say the 15 remaining 24-hour bases will "protect"
"31.08.2016 15:53:22" Ride the Lights 2016 Were you at Ride the Lights in Blackpool? Thousands of cyclists took part. Did our cameras spot you on two wheels?
"30.08.2016 20:27:16" Timeline Photos URGENT APPEAL to help find Jessica Wallwork. She's 13 years old & was last seen at approximately 8.45pm on August 28th, when she left an address on Railway Street in Nelson. She has not made contact with friends or family since then, and is not answering
"30.08.2016 15:01:20" M6 air ambulance Air ambulance takes off from M6 motorway after serious crash. http://bbc.in/2bXkdVc
"30.08.2016 13:50:55" bbc.co.uk M6 closed near Leyland after crash - BBC News Motorway closed fully between junctions 27 & 28 Standish and Leyland. A serious accident has seen the closure of the M6 motorway both north and southbound between Leyland and Standish (jcn 28 and 27). Air ambulance was called the scene. There are warnings of long tailbacks. Latest info here...
"30.08.2016 11:39:55" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post Do you know who this is? Lancashire Police want to speak to him after a "large amount of cash" was stolen in a burglary in Blackpool. Picture quality's not great but if you can help, call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.
"30.08.2016 10:22:06" bbc.co.uk Burnley complete season-long loan of Chelsea striker. The England Under-21 man has had loans with MK Dons, Derby, Middlesbrough, Crystal Palace and Norwich. Burnley have completed the season-long loan signing of Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford.
"29.08.2016 15:52:22" www.bbc.co.uk World Gravy Wrestling Championship held in Lancashire - BBC News Wrestlers in fancy dress bid for a world title in 1,000 litres of gravy at a Lancashire pub. Former barrister 'Gandalf the Gravy' was defending the men's title.
"29.08.2016 09:20:00" www.bbc.co.uk Hundreds of Pokemon Go incidents logged by police - BBC News Pokemon Go players have been involved in hundreds of police incidents since the gaming app phenomenon launched, the BBC learns. Lancashire Police logged 39 Pokemon Go incidents - the highest figure from the forces that provided data.
"28.08.2016 21:31:34" Higham Scarecrow Festival 2016 Bank Holiday fun in the village of Higham in Pendle where almost 70 scarecrows have gone on show. BBC Radio Lancashire's John Gillmore was on hand to judge the winners.
"27.08.2016 14:17:18" bbc.co.uk Lancashire County Council to go ahead with library cuts - BBC News Lancashire County Council is to go ahead with the majority of its plans to close libraries and children's centres, it confirms. The Deputy Leader of Lancashire County Council says it tried to "make the best decisions it can" to "come up with imaginative ways to protect services". Councillor David Borrow has been speaking in response to the proposed cuts to properties and services.
"26.08.2016 19:59:11" Timeline Photos Just one of Lancashire's threatened libraries now looks safe from closure.
Tonight the County Council's revealed its revised plans. In May the total under threat was 29 and now only Carnforth library has been taken off the list.
The council says it's
"26.08.2016 19:39:50" Have you ever seen someone play a washboard on a train?
The Washboard Resonators kicked off the Great British R&B Festival on the Blues Train!
"26.08.2016 19:23:34" Timeline Photos Stunning sunset over east Lancashire this evening. #redskyatnight
"26.08.2016 09:16:04" Martin Mere How's this for cute? Three African crowned crane chicks have hatched at WWT Martin Mere nature reserve in Burscough.
"25.08.2016 21:12:10" Krishna's birthday Today is Krishna's birthday and Hindus across Lancashire are celebrating the festival of Janmashtami in Preston
"25.08.2016 16:10:49" Flytipped tyres Criminal gangs could be behind the flytipping of thousands of tyres in Lancashire. bbc.in/2blY7EG
"25.08.2016 12:56:43" bbc.co.uk Lancashire fly-tipping incidents reach 27,000 - BBC News About 27,000 incidents of fly-tipping have been recorded in Lancashire during the last year, government figures show. Lancashire councils spend £1.8million a year dealing with flytipping, with most incidents being recorded in Burnley.
"25.08.2016 11:35:35" UCLAN Chamber Choir The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) Chamber Choir has performed a special reunion concert. It's being broadcast on BBC Radio Lancashire on Bank Holiday Monday.
"24.08.2016 17:17:38" Timeline Photos Water main burst in Colne means many people in the area are without tap water at the moment. United Utilities says a team of engineers has been requested to attend as soon as possible.
More information here: bit.ly/2bFLiMs
"24.08.2016 13:04:50" The deputy leader of Lancashire County Council is "very optimistic" five museums they're looking to close will find new operators.
The attractions - which include Fleetwood Museum, Queen Street Mill in Burnley and Helmshore Textile Museum - will all be
"24.08.2016 10:50:35" Jacquie Jones is in Clayton Forest Park with volunteers who are helping to repair a dry stone wall.
Hyndburn Council are running free taster days in this heritage skill.
"23.08.2016 20:40:57" Garstang flooding Dreadful situation as Garstang cricket club ends up under water again. They'd only just got straight after the last flood in December!
"23.08.2016 15:10:43" Gerry Richardson memorial A memorial for a police officer, killed in the line of duty in Blackpool, has been unveiled. Supt Gerry Richardson was shot while attending an armed robbery in the resort on 23 August 1971. http://bbc.in/2bD5SNo
"23.08.2016 12:51:15" Drowning compensation Annie Woodland from Blackpool nearly drowned during a school swimming lesson when she was 10 years old. She was left brain damaged and has now received £2million compensation. http://bbc.in/2bRQ0rc
"23.08.2016 11:34:03" Recycling BwD "You could end up losing your bin!" - Councillor Jim Smith from Blackburn with Darwen Council responds to official figures showing the borough is one of the worst for rejecting waste sent for recycling. http://bbc.in/2c2sYPo
"22.08.2016 21:05:48" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post It's heartbreaking to see.
Garstang Cricket Club had to contend with the effects of widespread flood damage following last winter's storms. The community club worked tirelessly to get things back to normal... sadly they've suffered another blow...
"22.08.2016 17:44:00" Observatory Preston's historic observatory in Moor Park is being brought back into use. It is part of a £1.75million restoration of the park.
"22.08.2016 15:00:00" Flooding update FLOODING UPDATE: A pregnant woman was rescued from her car by a farmer after becoming trapped amid widespread flood warnings across Lancashire. http://bbc.in/2bYyJh6
"22.08.2016 13:58:00" bbc.co.uk Water firm criticised for 'putting public health at risk' - BBC News A water company is accused of putting public health at risk in a government report following incidents including a parasite outbreak. Still no official report into the cryptosporidium in water supplies last year, but criticism of United Utilities for "putting public health at risk." United Utilities said it had taken remedial action at treatment works and it had paid out compensation.
"22.08.2016 12:57:52" Timeline Photos Some good news from Lancashire Police in Lancaster - Islay the four-year-old border collie has been found!
She was washed away in the flooding at Burrow Beck but after residents and emergency services searched for hours she's finally been reunited with
"22.08.2016 11:07:04" Galgate flooding FLOODS UPDATE: Here's an eyewitness report from North Lancashire. What's it like where you are? http://bbc.in/2bpnITH
"22.08.2016 09:45:29" bbc.co.uk Flood warnings issued in Lancashire The Environment Agency say a number of flood warnings are in place across Lancashire - Burrow Beck in Lancaster has burst its bank and there are warnings in Croston and the River Conder in Lancaster.
"22.08.2016 00:17:27" Larry's collar A Lancashire pet shop has come to the aid of Larry, the Downing Street cat.
"21.08.2016 15:03:19" www.bbc.co.uk Major England-Scotland route blocked by derailed train - BBC News A derailed engineering train has blocked lines on a major route between England and Scotland with disruption expected to last all day, National Rail Enquiries says. UPDATE: The train has now been rerailed near Carnforth so the West Coast Mainline has reopened.
"21.08.2016 12:52:10" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post It's been a hugely successful fortnight for Lancashire-based Team GB athletes at Rio 2016 - including golds for Steven Burke, Sir Bradley Wiggins and Scott Durant. But we can all be rightly proud of the entire team's record-breaking efforts...
"21.08.2016 08:59:18" Timeline Photos This is a fantastic gesture from the players of Colne F.C. They all chipped in to buy a games console and equipment for a young supporter who was knocked over and injured in an accident.
"21.08.2016 08:42:22" BBC North West Tonight UPDATE: Disruption expected all day. Please share to let people know.
Problems on the trains.
There's been a derailed engineering train between Lancaster and Oxenholme Lake District.
First Transpennine Express: Services from Manchester will Problems on the trains today.
"21.08.2016 07:46:26" Tractor run Did you see last night's Pendleside Charity Tractor Run? Over 100 tractors took part raising money for charity. Here it is at Higham.
"20.08.2016 18:50:36" BBC Introducing 20th August On this week's �#�BBCIntroducing� we chat with OVVLS and Dantevilles. �#�newmusic�
"20.08.2016 16:31:37" Timeline Photos A pizza delivery driver has been shot in the head with an air rifle whilst delivering pizza in Chorley.
The woman was delivering Domino's pizza to an address on Derwent Road just after 7:30pm yesterday.
As she began unloading pizzas from the passenger
"20.08.2016 13:15:01" A spot of rain won't put people in Darwen off!
It's their 51st Darwen Gala and they're not letting the weather get in their way.
"20.08.2016 11:31:40" Nelson Olympic medal table A Lancashire town's got its own Team GB medal table! It's all the handiwork of Manawar Bashah from the Nelson in Bloom group. Lets hope he needs some more CDs!
"20.08.2016 09:25:46" bbc.co.uk Manchester and London to host Olympic celebrations - BBC News The success of Britain's Olympic and Paralympic stars is to be celebrated with events in Manchester and London, PM Theresa May has announced. Who's going to the Manchester victory parade?
"19.08.2016 17:33:10" BBC North West Tonight Staff at a clothing store in Preston say they've been moved - by a thank you letter written by a homeless man who slept in the shop doorway.
http://bbc.in/2b94jVn Homeless man in Preston says thank you.
"19.08.2016 16:33:52" Actress Dame Barbara Windsor will turn on this year's Blackpool illuminations.
"19.08.2016 14:32:29" bbc.co.uk Boy, 9, critical after Scarisbrick two-car crash - BBC News A nine-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after two cars crashed in Scarisbrick, Lancashire. Nine year old boy airlifted to hospital from crash in Scarisbrick.
"19.08.2016 12:13:45" BBC North West Tonight A homeless man "Chris" in Preston left this thank you note on the doorway of a shop in Preston. The town is currently cracking down on street begging. Full story on "Blog Preston" A homeless man "Chris" in Preston left this thank you note on the doorway of a shop in Preston. The town is currently cracking down on street begging.
"19.08.2016 10:15:30" Demolition Reduced to rubble. Another Blackburn town centre building is demolished.
"19.08.2016 08:41:53" Billboard Alwyn Beckles from Pendle used to have a 60" waist! Now he's down to a 32" and showing off his new figure on a massive billboard in Colne after getting help from Pendle Leisure Trust.
"19.08.2016 06:44:29" Timeline Photos Dame Barbara Windsor is to switch on this year's Blackpool Illuminations.
"19.08.2016 05:24:00" Olympic clothes The outfits being worn by Team GB at the Rio Olympics closing ceremony have been created by a Lancashire firm. Simon Jersey based in Altham near Accrington have produced the clothes including some very special shoes.
"18.08.2016 22:12:40" Timeline Photos A water main has burst and flooded a street in Nelson. United Utilities says it means homes and businesses in the Nelson and Colne areas are without water. Engineers are fixing the leak. Updates here - http://bit.ly/2bB9ZZ0
"18.08.2016 17:39:53" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post The journey from a Clitheroe District Scouts The Scout Association to a Team GB Olympic #silver medalist at Rio 2016 in the #CanoeSprint for Sawley's Jon Schofield.
"18.08.2016 16:29:39" Who are they? After Jeremy Corbyn failed to recognise TV double act Ant and Dec in a BBC debate we've been out on the streets of Lancashire to see if we can identify the candidates in the Labour leadership contest (and Donald J. Trump!)
"18.08.2016 12:58:30" Timeline Photos More success for Lancashire's Olympians in Rio.
Sawley's Jon Schofield and teammate Liam Heath have won silver in the men's canoe sprint K2 final. http://bbc.in/2b3R2vE
"18.08.2016 11:59:17" Fancy joining a mass dance in Fishergate Preston September 23? Here's a sample of the moves https://m.facebook.com/LudusDance/
"18.08.2016 11:28:10" bbc.co.uk Lancashire teen hopes 'dream' place at Oxford can inspire more students A teenager who's had to cope with mental health problems is looking forward to starting university life. Lottie Gleeson from Pendle says there were times when she didn't think she'd be able to begin her A Levels but is now off to Oxford. Well done Lotte!
"18.08.2016 08:47:12" Timeline Photos This refrigerated trailer was stolen in Austria in 2009. Seven years later it has been found by Lancashire Police more than 1,000 miles away near Preston. http://bbc.in/2b1bixq
"18.08.2016 07:26:06" The mystery bush in Preston...BUT.... what's it supposed to be? Post your best guess below!!
"17.08.2016 20:45:38" Timeline Photos There's been a gas explosion in Padiham. Three people were injured. Two were taken to hospital for treatment. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (Official) say "it was a small ammonia explosion" and they were at the scene for 45 minutes.
"17.08.2016 16:55:11" Playground Two mums from Lancashire want to build a specially designed playground - the first of its kind in the north west - which caters for all children, both disabled and able-bodied. The campaign Play4uz2 need to raise £1million.
"17.08.2016 13:53:37" bbc.co.uk Sadie Hartley murder trial reaction - BBC News Both given life sentences. Sarah Williams minimum term of 30 years and Katrina Walsh 25 years, for the murder of love rival Sadie Hartley. Check out all the latest from the Sadie Hartley murder trial here.
"17.08.2016 12:03:45" Gilly live at Whitmore Fisheries
"17.08.2016 11:41:29" "This is almost an assassination."
After one of the biggest investigations the force has ever seen, Lancashire Police tell the story of the murder of Helmshore businesswoman Sadie Hartley.
35-year-old Sarah Williams and 56-year-old Katrina Walsh, both
"16.08.2016 22:51:16" Timeline Photos STOLEN PUPPIES - Lancashire Police is appealing for help after 6 Lakeland Terrier puppies were taken from the Padiham area. The puppies are around 8 weeks old if you have any information on the sale or whereabouts of the puppies call the police on 101 and
"16.08.2016 14:02:03" bbc.co.uk Great Harwood scrapyard owner denies claims of fires on site Mary Smith told BBC Radio Lancashire's Graham Liver there have been no fires on the T H Smith and Sons yard but confirmed that there had been fires next to her property. Listen to the owner of a scrap yard in Great Harwood who claims there have been no fires - despite complaints from people living nearby.
"16.08.2016 12:27:54" bbc.co.uk BBC Lancashire LISTEN to Burnley's Olympic medallist Sophie Hitchon in her first radio interview with BBC Radio Lancashire almost a decade ago. She was a pupil at Ivy Bank High School, and had only been hammer throwing for a year after turning her back on ballet!
"16.08.2016 10:44:13" BBC Lancashire Welcome to the Lancashire user forum 10 years anniversary get together... #LUF10 If there's a stage the girl will work it...
"16.08.2016 10:08:55" Welcome to the Lancashire user forum 10 years anniversary get together... #LUF10
"15.08.2016 14:52:35" Timeline Photos Congratulations to Burnley's Sophie Hitchon who's just won a bronze medal in the women's hammer at the Rio Olympics. She's a member of Blackburn Harriers and Athletic Club. It was a lifetime best thrown of 74.54m.
"15.08.2016 13:05:49" BBC Lancashire Congratulations to Colne's Steven Burke who's won gold in the men's team pursuit cycling at the Rio Olympics together with Chorley-based Sir Bradley Wiggins, Owain Doull and Ed Clancy. http://bbc.in/2bnkkJF UPDATE: He's already got a golden post box - now Colne Town Council is looking into painting a bus shelter gold to mark Steven's achievements!
"15.08.2016 12:05:38" bbc.co.uk BBC: Football team hitch tractor lift after bus break down WATCH: The footballers from Bamber Bridge, who hitched a ride on a tractor after their bus broke down, found a boisterous way of entertaining themselves during the journey - by singing an impromptu version of The Beatles' classic Twist and Shout. WATCH: The footballers from Bamber Bridge, who hitched a ride on a tractor after their bus broke down and found a boisterous way of entertaining themselves during the journey - by singing an impromptu version of The Beatles' classic Twist and Shout.
"15.08.2016 09:41:41" Chernobel children lifeline get a very special view of one of the dancers rehearsing at the ice arena Blackpool.
"15.08.2016 08:10:20" Timeline Photos Fancy a 360 look around the ice arena Blackpool....
"14.08.2016 14:50:00" bbc.co.uk Kenny Baker: Preston pays tribute to R2-D2 Star Wars actor - BBC News People in Preston pay tribute to "cheeky" Kenny Baker, the Star Wars R2-D2 actor who lived in the town and has died aged 81. "He liked a glass of white wine and had a wicked sense of humour"
Preston pays tribute to local celebrity
"14.08.2016 13:40:54" Croston is getting new flood defences.
The Environment Agency have been building a dam across the River Yarrow since March last year.
They hope it will be complete by December.
"13.08.2016 21:49:54" Timeline Photos Lancashire's medal success has continued at the Rio 2016 Olympics with Lancaster's Scott Durant winning rowing gold in the men's eights.
"13.08.2016 19:31:57" BBC Introducing 13 August 2016 On this week's #BBCIntroducing we chat with Boston Manor and TUSCAN SUN. #newmusic
"13.08.2016 17:15:03" www.bbc.co.uk Star Wars R2-D2 actor Kenny Baker dies - BBC News British actor Kenny Baker, who starred as R2-D2 in six Star Wars films, has died after long illness, niece confirms The Star Wars actor lived in Preston.
"13.08.2016 15:23:33" Lytham has travelled back in time!
People are dressing up, showcasing their military vehicles, and having a sing and dance.
It's all part of Lytham's 1940s Wartime Festival this weekend.
"13.08.2016 07:12:00" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post One of Lancashire's remotest places of worship is celebrating its bicentenary today. The Salem Congregational Chapel at Martin Top near Rimmington attracts congregations from across the county. They also receive many requests from people wanting to see
"12.08.2016 22:07:46" Timeline Photos Congratulations to Colne's Steven Burke who's won gold in the men's team pursuit cycling at the Rio Olympics together with Sir Bradley Wiggins, Owain Doull and Ed Clancy. http://bbc.in/2bnkkJF
"12.08.2016 14:28:00" bbc.co.uk WATCH: Carpool karaoke star Ted, 79, goes viral A former Butlin's Redcoat who is suffering from Alzheimer's has become an internet star singing carpool karaoke. WATCH: Carpool karaoke star Ted. He's raised £30,000 for an Alzheimer's charity.
"12.08.2016 11:57:22" bbc.co.uk Councils at loggerheads over bus funding withdrawal Lancashire bus cuts lead to row in Ribble Valley village. Will Sabden ever get it's bus service back?
"12.08.2016 10:18:20" bbc.co.uk Songaminute man raises almost £30,000 Ted is fundraising with his son, Simon, singing carpool karaoke for the Alzheimer's Society. Have you heard the Songaminute man?
He's a dad from Lancashire who is suffering from Alzheimer's and has raised almost £30,000 for charity by singing "carpool karaoke."
"12.08.2016 09:19:06" Meet the performers...
"12.08.2016 09:17:21" Sally and Brett at the Royal Lancashire show take a look at the sheep show..
"11.08.2016 22:41:48" New Order beer Burnley's award winning Moorhouse's Brewery has joined forces with the legendary Manchester musicians New Order to create a new beer. It's called Stray Dog. Would you give it a try?
"11.08.2016 18:40:56" BBC North West Tonight Well deserved! http://bbc.in/2bjQkzR Well deserved! http://bbc.in/2bjQkzR
"11.08.2016 12:07:20" Breastfeeding A mum from Lancaster's been left upset and says she feels humiliated after being told to breastfeed her son in a toilet at Lancaster Town Hall.
Chloe Davis was meeting a housing worker when 3 month old Jasper needed feeding.
Lancaster City Council has
"10.08.2016 21:59:00" Hobbit House Do you want to buy a Hobbit House? There's one being sold by The Dukes, Lancaster with the proceeds going to charity.
"10.08.2016 21:00:14" Timeline Photos John Barnes had been Meeting up with Dr. Tammy Gore the Mayor of the Borough of Fleetwood in Pennsylvania, USA.
It's part of an upcoming series on Lancashire twin towns.
"10.08.2016 17:03:26" We are live at Fleetwood, Pennsylvania in the USA.
John Barnes is talking to Dr. Tammy Gore the Mayor of the Borough of Fleetwood about the differences and similarities.
"10.08.2016 13:38:06" Timeline Photos Another day, another venue for Gilly's Summer Tour... this is the Wedding Garden at Browsholme Hall near Clitheroe!!
"10.08.2016 12:10:45" Cupping Cupping!
What is it?
Why are Olympians doing it?
We had a go to find out...
"10.08.2016 11:00:56" Topside of the Sea life centre.. Feeding time. Do you have any questions? Now's your chance, the staff are here waiting to answer...
"10.08.2016 09:12:14" Timeline Photos Say hello to Brett, one of the attractions at the Sea life centre Blackpool. We're Facebook live from 12 noon..
"10.08.2016 08:34:28" We're Facebook live at 12 noon at the Sea life centre. Get your questions ready and watch the broadcast live at 12.
"09.08.2016 22:59:00" bbc.co.uk Duke of Westminster dies aged 64 - BBC News Billionaire landowner the Duke of Westminster dies aged 64, his estate says. The Duke of Westminster has died at the Royal Preston Hospital after falling ill on his Abbeystead Estate.
"09.08.2016 22:03:26" See INSIDE the cockpit of a Eurofighter Typhoon for an award winning display by Lancashire-based BAE Systems test pilot Nat Makepeace.
"09.08.2016 15:42:36" Welcome to the city of Lancaster in Pennsylvania, USA.
The city which takes its name from Lancaster in Lancashire.
John Spencer-Barnes is live now at The Lancaster Central Market.
If you have any questions then just add them below.
"09.08.2016 12:54:24" Are we missing out on millions of pounds for better transport?
A think tank says we get less than half the investment they get in London. http://bbc.in/2aJ2AG1
"08.08.2016 16:51:00" bbc.co.uk Olympics: Lancaster rower qualifies for men's eight final Lancaster rower Scott Durant has secured a place in his first Olympic final. Lancaster's Scott makes it to his first Olympic final.
"08.08.2016 14:27:11" There's just one week left to give your views on plans by Lancashire County Council to close a number of libraries, children's centres and other buildings.
You can take part here ... http://bit.ly/2b34LHU
"08.08.2016 11:02:10" Is it a bribe?
Find out more about the fracking cash plan for the Fylde ... http://bbc.in/2bdOLiT
"07.08.2016 14:23:09" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post BBC Radio Lancashire football summarisers Kevin Gallacher and Jamie Hoyland as you've never seen them before!
"07.08.2016 08:30:23" bbc.co.uk Households could get fracking payments under government plans Residents affected by fracking could be paid a proportion of the proceeds of shale gas projects, instead of the money going to councils or local trusts, the government suggests. Households could get up to £10,000.
"06.08.2016 19:14:12" BBC Introducing 6th August 2016 On this week's #BBCIntroducing we chat with Racing Glaciers and Jamie Hamilton. #newmusic
"06.08.2016 15:41:14" People from around the county flocked to the Garstang Show today!
Did you go?
"06.08.2016 12:09:48" Andy Bayes & Kevin Gallacher are live at Ewood Park Blackburn Rovers for Matchday Live.
"05.08.2016 11:28:50" www.bbc.co.uk Car crashes into front room of Preston house - BBC News A car has crashed through a wall and into the front room of a house, fire and rescues say. Thankfully no-one was injured!
"05.08.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos I used to be in my dad's band. He was the lead singer. It's been a few years now but they were called Off the Rails. We went all over Lancashire, played in Blackpool and all over really.
I play the acoustic guitar, electric guitar and blues harmonica.
"04.08.2016 18:31:09" These two are enjoying Lytham Festival from their front gardens!
"04.08.2016 14:41:40" Timeline Photos Smiling again! Seven year-old Maddison from Lancaster is finally reunited with her 'best friend'! ❤️❤️
She thought she might never see Darla again after police took her away, mistaking her for a banned breed.
But today officers brought Darla back after
"04.08.2016 14:35:06" Extreme cellists perform in Blackpool after completing a 14-day tour of all UK piers for Alzheimer's Research.
"04.08.2016 12:17:46" Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle looks ahead to this weekends opening day game with Norwich City FC
"04.08.2016 12:00:07" Timeline Photos Gilly's office for today...the beautiful Leighton Hall, near Carnforth...like and share if you can spot Gilly's duck!!
"04.08.2016 11:59:27" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post Who would do something like this?
Groundsmen from Gregson Lane Cricket Club found their pitches in this state this morning. They believe a reckless driver drove across the fields late last night and are appealing for anyone who saw the incident to get
"04.08.2016 10:34:09" bbc.co.uk A group of travellers have been evicted from a children's play area in St Annes Travellers evicted from children's play area in St Annes. (PIC: Google)
"04.08.2016 09:27:23" It'll be at least Easter next year before Chorley has an A&E department again...
"04.08.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos I love all animals and have always loved owls. We've got 39 rescue birds. It started off by someone bringing me an owl which was about 20 years ago and it's more or less started from there. I used to have a pub. They came in and said this owl had been
"03.08.2016 17:13:46" bbc.co.uk Girl, 17, dies after Blackburn fractured skull 'attack' A 17-year-old girl dies five days after suffering a fractured skull in a suspected assault in Lancashire. Some very sad news reaching us this evening
"03.08.2016 13:58:53" bbc.co.uk Parts of a Lancashire beauty spot have been closed following a huge landslide yesterday. Drone footage shows Darwen landslide aftermath.
"03.08.2016 10:10:06" bbc.co.uk A Syrian refugee living in Lancaster says he had no choice over leaving the conflict in his country. Lancaster-based refugee says only option in Syria is 'kill or be killed'
"03.08.2016 07:48:45" bbc.co.uk Chorley Council says it is concerned about the future of urgent care at Chorley Hospital Council concern over urgent care future at Chorley Hospital.
"03.08.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos I remember baking with my mum when I was about 10 years old. One of the things we used to make were sad cakes. It's a pastry rolled up with currants in. They you roll it out flat. My mother was a good baker and I learnt a lot from her. My husband also
"02.08.2016 17:48:51" bbc.in Rio 2016: Graeme Thomas ruled out of Olympics with illness Wales' twice World Championship medal-winning rower Graeme Thomas is ruled out of the Rio Olympics with illness as Jack Beaumont replaces him. Preston rower Graeme Thomas is ruled out of Rio 2016 Olympics with illness - and he doesn't agree with the decision.
"02.08.2016 15:59:00" Timeline Photos I've run a jacket potato business in Lancaster for the past sixteen years. We used to have a pop up stall but got this catering trailer nine months ago. Street food is in vogue at the moment. Traditionally everybody wants jacket potatoes. The biggest
"02.08.2016 14:25:02" bbc.co.uk The High Court rules the NHS can prescribe a daily pill that helps protect against HIV infection. Drug to help protect against HIV infection given green light.
"02.08.2016 11:16:02" bbc.co.uk A Lancashire power station has set a new world record for the longest continuous energy production. Heysham 2 power station sets world record.
"02.08.2016 09:18:17" bbc.co.uk Pensioners are choosing to work beyond retirement age due to financial pressures. Older workers 'can't afford to retire', says campaigner.
"01.08.2016 13:36:46" bbc.co.uk A survey reveals the cost of rural crime in Lancashire rose 18% to £2.1m last year. Police hoping to tackle rise in rural crime.
"01.08.2016 11:06:59" bbc.co.uk BBC Local Live: Lancashire - BBC News All the latest news, sport, weather and travel from across Lancashire on Monday 1 August. Noel Gallagher and Bryan Adams headline Lytham Festival
"01.08.2016 07:18:00" If you wondered where the black smoke was coming from...
"01.08.2016 06:04:00" Timeline Photos I live in a residential home in Blackburn. I've been here for two and half years now. The worst thing in these places is boredom. Utter boredom. There are games but I can't join in because I can't see. I'm registered blind and can't manage on my own.
"31.07.2016 17:18:37" And they've gone...
"31.07.2016 09:46:27" Photos from BBC Lancashire's post Before and after... Blackpool's skyline changes forever as the resort's only high rise flats are demolished.
"31.07.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos I joined the Samaritans 26 years ago. The motivation was to help people through the bad times. Sometimes you do feel it and you do cry with the caller.
I got involved with the listening project which helps those people who are in prison. Some of the
"30.07.2016 18:25:33" BBC Introducing 30th July On this week's BBC Introducing we have a special live session from Lake Komo plus we chat with LOWES. #newmusic
"30.07.2016 15:15:14" bbc.co.uk Uwe Rosler: Fleetwood Town appoint ex-Leeds, Wigan and Brentford boss Fleetwood Town appoint Uwe Rosler as their new manager on a two-year deal, replacing Steven Pressley. A new boss for Fleetwood. The club has certainly come a long way in the last 10 years.
"30.07.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos I'm in my late thirties and I'm a mature student. I used to work in pub management. When my wife and I moved back to Blackpool to be closer to her family it seemed like the perfect opportunity to do something that I've always wanted to do. I've always
"29.07.2016 15:10:00" bbc.co.uk Baby alpaca born at Lancashire farm The farm is putting out an appeal to name the young animal, which was born this week. What should Farmer Parrs Animal World call the baby alpaca that has been born there?
"29.07.2016 14:06:39" Hoax calls A lack of toilet roll and missing hamsters!
Listen to some of the hoax calls Lancashire Police have had to deal with.
"29.07.2016 08:14:23" bbc.co.uk Blackpool tower blocks set to be demolished Three iconic tower blocks are set to be demolished in Blackpool this weekend. Remembering the Queens Park flats in Blackpool before they're demolished this weekend.
"29.07.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos I was bullied when I was in secondary school in year seven. My family didn't have a lot of money and when I was younger, people would judge you on what you wore and how you presented yourself. I wasn't physically attacked but there were rumours and
"28.07.2016 15:16:56" bbc.co.uk Lancashire to get its third cathedral A church in Preston which was closed two years ago has been designated as a cathedral by Pope Francis. A Preston church has become a cathedral after a decision by the Vatican.
"28.07.2016 12:15:49" bbc.co.uk Police release CCTV images of Blackpool assault Lancashire police have released CCTV images of several men they want to speak to following an assault in Blackpool. Do you recognise these men?
"28.07.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos I love gardening. My dad used to be a gardener and I sort of picked it up from him. I like that it's peaceful. You've got your own space you can do your own thinking. Spring is one of my favourite seasons because it's so pretty. I like all the cottage
"27.07.2016 21:59:45" BBC North West Tonight How do you make the perfect cup of frothy coffee? A dairy farmer from Lancaster reckons he's found the answer - and it might just have saved the family farm. Joe Towers splashed out on a herd of Jersey cows, having been told they produce milk that's ideal Meet the Lancashire dairy farmer who hopes "hipster milk" will save his family's business.
"27.07.2016 20:37:00" Burnley Empire Theatre Urgent appeal from Burnley Empire Theatre Trust - they've only got a few days left of a crowdfunding campaign to try and save a piece of Lancashire's heritage.
"27.07.2016 16:06:17" BBC Lancashire Calling anyone who went to school in Burnley, Nelson or Padiham.
Ten years ago, this month, all the secondary schools in the area closed.
Did you go to one of them? Here are few memories ... spot anyone you know? Update - listen to Alan Whittaker, a former cabinet member for education at Lancashire County Council, who said it has helped transform old and unsuitable schools. http://bbc.in/2ah6g34