10 THINGS

You might not have known if you had not bought Lan­cashire life

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1: The Au­to­mo­bile As­so­ci­a­tion was founded by an ec­cen­tric lord who lived at Win­der­mere and he’s the rea­son their ve­hi­cles are yel­low.

2: A pair of in­ter­na­tional artists are stag­ing a show in their home town, Wi­gan, as part of an ef­fort to re­vi­talise the town.

3: The flow­ers you’ll see in the rooms of Holker Hall were grown just yards away in the gar­dens.

4: A Lytham-based milliner once made a hat out of su­per­mar­ket car­rier bags.

5: You can cre­ate your own gin us­ing botan­i­cals for­aged in Bow­land.

6: Work by Burn­ley artist Lloyd Ge­orge Hig­gins is go­ing through a re­vival and an ex­hi­bi­tion at Towne­ley Hall has been ex­tended.

8: For­mer Hol­lyoaks star Lau­ren Mcqueen is an am­bas­sador for Ladies Day at Hay­dock Park.

9: Yoko Ono, Idris Elba and Janelle Monae are among the star names heading to Manch­ester this month.

10: Busi­nesses in Whal­ley are show­ing how work­ing to­gether can bring im­pres­sive re­sults.

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