Exhibition uncovers fossils of the future from a frogman’s perspective

Imagine an environment so submerged, tangled and lost it can only be visited by scuba divers. 21st century objects – clothes, cars, bicycles – are...

£3/4 million investment to improve the Lancaster Canal and Ribble Link

£750,000 is being spent to improve the canal for the benefit of all users making it easier for boaters to navigate along the popular...

Ground breaking research points to new cures for Epilepsy, Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) academics, working alongside research colleagues at the University of Bristol and across the world, have discovered a novel way...

UK’s rarest freshwater fish caught on film for the first time

UK’s rarest freshwater fish caught on film for the first time The Environment Agency have captured a vendace on film for the first time while...

The Bee Hive Novel debut book of local writer designed and illustrated by 13...

A Warrington author has released his debut novel last year. Simon Adepetun has written the incredible story The Bee Hive; this book is the...

Move over Bambi! Endangered deer born at Chester Zoo

An extremely rare Philippine spotted deer has been born at Chester Zoo.  The tiny male fawn, which arrived on Boxing Day, has been shown off...

It’s not grim, it’s glam up North

 Open Eye Gallery in Liverpool are celebrating in style with a new exhibition that showcases the North’s influence on fashion and visual culture. North: Identity,...

Rivington Pike is starring in Hollywood film

CHORLEY’S Rivington Pike and surrounding landscape is currently starring in the Hollywood film, A Monster Calls, which is out in cinemas now. The film, which...

Keepers celebrate “the best Christmas gift” as rare giraffe calf is born on Boxing...

A rare Rothschild’s giraffe calf born on Boxing Day at Chester Zoo has been described by keepers as “the best Christmas gift.”  The six-feet-tall youngster,...

Blackburn crowned best high street in Britain

More than 500,000 votes were cast in the third annual Great British High Street Awards and Blackburn scored well enough to take home the...