During a debate on the ban, a Tory councillor appeared to criticise a task force on halal meat for having "two Muslims and a Jew".
There's nothing there.
Blackpool: The Las Vegas of North-west England.
A land where there's a Greggs on every corner.
"Fancy a sneck lifter?" – I'm about to give you an alcoholic drink so strong it could strip paint.
Sarah Williams, 35, and Katrina Walsh, 56, were both found guilty of the murder of Lancashire businesswoman Sadie Hartley, 60, on Wednesday.
You spent a hell of a lot of your time on late trams and shit trains.
Pass me the gravy.
"Ey up luv, can you mek us a brew?" *Blank stares all round*
Did you take the piss out of Puff Dragon?
Lancashire police arrested a 34-year-old woman after a 60-year-old businesswoman, believed to be Sadie Hartley from Rossendale, was found dead at home on Friday.
A British boy who helped plan a terrorist attack in Australia when aged just 14 has been sentenced to life in prison and must serve a minimum of five years.
The American director can't get enough of the Lancashire seaside town.
It will always be The Cav.
Alright. Via #GrowingUpNorthern on Twitter.
Featuring beautiful scenery, pub grub, and iconic cultural institutions from Cheshire, Cumbria, Merseyside, Lancashire, and Greater Manchester.
Just carry on until you reach the Lake District. There's nothing to see here.
David Cameron was helping with a reading lesson at a primary school near Bolton. Six-year-old Lucy was having none of it.
Andrea Annear, who fought to be able to marry her husband Paul in 2004, has died from heart failure.
Only the very best people are brought up on corned beef hash.
Because gravy goes with everything.
From Morecambe to Ormskirk and Fleetwood to Nelson, we're heading down th'memory lane.
Sit thee down and 'ave a gander at this 'ere quiz. Will you be oreyt, or a load of tosh?
Can I get gravy on that?
Lancashire-born Michael Ashcroft has a new exhibition of his oil paintings, which show Manchester in all its damp glory.
Things can get pretty intense in a Lancashire market town. With thanks to the Chorley News Billboards Facebook page.
Nope, we're not sure where the North begins either.
It must have seemed like a good idea at the time. Via the Accrington Observer.
RAF serviceman Sidney Marshall died aged 90 two weeks ago – but undertakers are worried that no one will be there to pay their last respects.
Come for the sea, sand and fun times. Stay for the inflatable penises.
"Oh Manchester, so much to answer for," especially judging by the #onlyinmanchester hashtag.
"Bright and fierce and fickle is the South / And dark and true and tender is the North."
War of the Roses? This isn't even a contest. Historic boundaries only, please.
It's the War of the Roses all over again. And we are winning by a mile.