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Historic northern cities are enjoying something of a renaissance of late, and Carlisle could be one such example of an emerging success story.

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New Heysham tourist trail app gives great insight

You can now journey into Heysham Head’s past with a special phone app and a sturdy set of legs.

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Travel: Peace and serenity at Wordsworth’s wonder in Grasmere, Lake District

Travel: Peace and serenity at Wordsworth’s wonder in Grasmere, Lake District

Most morning dog walks end up being a 10-minute tootle round the block, trying to avoid left-out wheelie bins and school-run mums.

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The beautiful Grange Manor

Travel review: Falkirk and Grangemouth, Scotland

Landlubbers often forget how important water is. But visitors to Falkirk and Grangemouth are treated to a very special way of remembering.

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The wonderful beach huts at De Panne. Photo courtesy of WESTTOER

Travel review: Belgium via Hull

As the saying goes – it is never dull in Hull – and lucky for our latest adventure it was also boiling in Belgium!

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Northern Rail services will be hit by strike action

Rail strike to disrupt services

Northern Rail is expecting to run more than 40 per cent of normal services during three days of industrial action this weekend.

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Trails with Tales

Eternally nosey Beth treads hidden paths

A Cumbrian author has been discovering the hidden corners, long forgotten paths and spectacular views of the Morecambe bay area.

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Have you been sick while on holiday?

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

UK holidaymakers could be banned from all-inclusive breaks unless they stop making bogus food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Inside the Dingles' cottage at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

Cross over to Yorkshire for a tour of Emmerdale

For hundreds of years, there has been a bit of a friendly rivalry between Lancastrians and Yorkshire folk.

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Hoghton Tower

Lancashire recommends.... Tourist attractions

Readers have voted.

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Planning on a bank holiday getaway?

Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

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The Paddock

Lancashire recommends.... campsites for tents

Wondering where to go for the next Bank Holiday weekend? Why not try these local campsites?

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Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh helps find the hair colour for her new Madame Tussauds waxwork figure

Corrie star Kym immortalised in wax

Coronation Street resident Michelle Connor has been revealed as the latest star at Madame Tussauds.

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Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival is a great attraction for all the family

Scorton villagers gear up for Bikes and Barrows Festival

The Scorton “Bikes and Barrows” Festival is back for its' seventh year and organisers are promising it to be their most exciting yet.

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Alistair Higgins and the cast of Dreamboats And Petticoats, heading to Blackpool Opera House this week

Musical marathon is a dream tour to play

For 10 years, baby boomers have been reliving their youth through the CDs celebrating the music of the 50s and 60s.
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The Ben My Chree

Disruption and changes to Heysham ferry

There will be cancellations and changes to the Ben-my-Chree service today after a failure took place on the ship at the weekend.

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A misty view of Lake Windemere from Waterhead

Travel review: The Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside

A good hotel should be a treat, and the Waterhead Hotel at the top of Lake Windermere in Ambleside always manages to live up to both parts of that equation.

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Temple of Olympian Zeus and Lycabettus. Photo: Y. Skoulas, visitgreece.gr

Travel: Athens, Greece

Travel for me is all about the the incredible kindness strangers always seem to show you when they realise you are exploring their territory.

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Ian Billington (left) and Graham Smith outside Sunderland's Stadium of Light - No 7 on their list of 92 grounds

Charity goal for fans’ pilgrimage

Football fans Ian Billington and Graham Smith have set themselves an ambitious goal of visiting all 92 league grounds in just 92 hours.

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Mark Menzies at Preston Station

Rail firm rapped for great train ‘robbery’

Rail bosses have refused to back down over a Lancashire fares scandal being dubbed the “great train robbery.”

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