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Events

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Chipping Steam Fair will be opening it’s gates once again on Sat 27th, Sun 28th & Mon 29th of May this year with something for every member of the family.

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire during May

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Blackburn will host the UK’s first national celebration of manufacturing, as Paul Mackenzie reports

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Blackburn
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

As summer approaches, this coastal favourite has a packed programme of outdoor entertainments.

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Lytham Summer in Lancashire

Restaurants

Thursday, May 18, 2017

There is an emerging fine dining scene at the heart of our county’s galleries and museums, as Mairead Mahon discovers

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Lancashire Restaurants
Friday, May 12, 2017

Didsbury cool meets Manchester’s cosmopolitan appeal at the Principal Hotel’s stunning restaurant, The Refuge, says Rebekka O’Grady.

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Manchester Restaurants

Places

Yesterday, 00:00

A look at some of the enduring pleasures provided by a visit to this city

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Preston
Thu, 00:00

Homes across Lancashire and Lakeland appear in a new trail celebrating great writers and books.

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Wed, 15:22

The railway is set in a beautiful ornamental park which has other amenities including a putting green, a boating lake, a paddling pool, a large sand pit and play area.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Rebekka O’Grady speaks to the people behind the town’s must-visit festivals and destinations

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Southport
Saturday, May 13, 2017

How well do you know the Ribble Valley and Bowland? Test your knowledge in this picture based quiz.

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Ribble Valley

Style

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

If you thought becoming a hairdresser was a dead end job, you’ve not met Rochdale’s Melissa Timperley. She’s a cut above

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Manchester
Friday, April 28, 2017

The Whitworth in Manchester is celebrating a centenary of Lucienne Day, with her iconic designs on display in a new exhibition. We look back at the designer’s history and her links with Preston powerhouse, Horrockses.

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Actress Tina Malone was among guests who supported designer Jessica O’Shea at the launch of her latest fashion collection at Allerton Manor Golf Club, Liverpool.

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Walks

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Five family members are walking 80 miles from the West Riding to the west coast of Lancashire to raise funds for charity.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

John Lenehan takes the high road through the stunning Trough of Bowland,

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Bowland Walks
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Our walks man John Lenehan guides us on a trip through the lonely Longsleddale Valley and up to the summit of Kentmere Pike.

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Lake District Walks
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

From the top of chilly Winter Hill to the beautiful coastline around Arnside, we bring you some of the best walks to enjoy this Spring.

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Bowland Walks Ribble Valley Walks
Monday, March 6, 2017

Artist Andy Beck talks to writer and photographer Mark Gilligan about his ten year passion recreating Lakeland’s most famous guides.

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Arts

Yesterday, 11:06

Audiences and performers are preparing for another season of spectacular outdoor theatre, writes Julian Wilde

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It’s a form of relaxation that is becoming more and more popular and one of its main exponents is a woman from Bolton. She spoke to Roger Borrell.

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Mary Cooper is a lecturer and a playwright with over thirty years’ experience. Her latest project, From Shore to Shore, explores a subject that has really opened her eyes to the British Chinese community.

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The Octagon Theatre in Bolton will shortly host a new play from writer Timberlake Wertenbaker which looks at what it means for women to resist, how far they’ll go for a cause they believe in and at what point does the fight for freedom become terrorism. Rob Gemmell speaks to one of the shows cast, Louise Jameson.

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The curtain was raised on the Manchester Theatre Awards at HOME but who were the winners? Janet Reeder reveals all

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Manchester Theatre Awards

Theatre Reviews

Yesterday, 11:06

Audiences and performers are preparing for another season of spectacular outdoor theatre, writes Julian Wilde

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Mary Cooper is a lecturer and a playwright with over thirty years’ experience. Her latest project, From Shore to Shore, explores a subject that has really opened her eyes to the British Chinese community.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Octagon Theatre in Bolton will shortly host a new play from writer Timberlake Wertenbaker which looks at what it means for women to resist, how far they’ll go for a cause they believe in and at what point does the fight for freedom become terrorism. Rob Gemmell speaks to one of the shows cast, Louise Jameson.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

The curtain was raised on the Manchester Theatre Awards at HOME but who were the winners? Janet Reeder reveals all

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Manchester Theatre Awards
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Hilarity, wildness, eccentricity and Ann Diamond! The latest collaboration between writer, R.P. Douglas and director, Mike Heath, had it all for the enjoyment of the watching Kings Arms audience.

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Photography

Wed, 00:00

Head over to one of the hidden gems of the North West coast.

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Arnside photography
Saturday, April 15, 2017

You would never guess that these tranquil scenes were captured right by one of the busiest motorways in the country.

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photography Preston Lancashire Wildlife
Monday, April 3, 2017

Our readers celebrate one of the great sights of spring.

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Spring photography

Competitions

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A chance to sample the luxurious apartment at one of the north west’s most beautiful golf courses.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Your chance to win one of the new generation of barbecues taking the USA and Europe by storm.

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Food & Drink

Yesterday, 00:00

If you have a sweet tooth, then you should treat yourself with a visit to the Lake District.

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Lake District
Wed, 11:09

Sharrow Through the Ages Lunch Menu continues throughout the Summer at £25.00.

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Wed, 00:00

Moor Hall has opened its doors with great aplomb. It has been a long time coming for chef patron Mark Birchall, as Emma Mayoh discovered.

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Lancashire Restaurants
Mon, 00:00

Monica Santos of Charged Berry has achieved the impossible - delicious cakes that are good for you. Emma Mayoh reports.

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Events

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Chipping Steam Fair will be opening it’s gates once again on Sat 27th, Sun 28th & Mon 29th of May this year with something for every member of the family.

Read Full Story »
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire during May

Read Full Story »
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Blackburn will host the UK’s first national celebration of manufacturing, as Paul Mackenzie reports

Read Full Story »
Blackburn
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

As summer approaches, this coastal favourite has a packed programme of outdoor entertainments.

Read Full Story »
Lytham Summer in Lancashire

People

Monday, May 15, 2017

The One Show’s Christine Walkden is one of the VIPs at this year’s Southport Flower Show. She spoke to Roger Borrell

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Who is the most significant person born in the red rose county

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

A young woman with a passion for pubs has made the red rose county the inn place. Roger Borrell reports

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Seafood Pub Co
Thursday, May 4, 2017

Bolton’s Roy Lancaster has crossed continents hunting for rare plants. Now he has told his life story and his love of the natural world. Roger Borrell reports.

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Mairead Mahon meets the actor who is helping to spread some Lake District sweetness to the stars of Hollywood

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Homes & Gardens

Sunday, May 7, 2017

These exceptional properties are on the market for £1,000,000 and above.

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Monday, May 1, 2017

This Barnacre property is perfect for families

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

A country home ideal for growing families

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Looking to invest in a holiday home? Try the historic Holker Estate in Cumbria and escape the city with a holiday caravan or lodge near the breathtaking hills of the Lake District.

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Friday, February 24, 2017

The Lake District has long been one of our favourite holiday destinations in the UK, and with its breathtaking mountains, deep tranquil lakes and rolling Dales it’s easy to see why. From Lake Windermere to Ullswater the area is rich with tourist hotspots heaving with hikers and ramblers all the year round. But is there anywhere in The Lakes where you can still experience their magic?

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Think of the sun setting on the busy high street. The daylight fades and the darkness sets in, but the street is far from dead. The neon begins to flash above the clubs and the bars, and the daytime shoppers give way to the nighttime revellers.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Looking to invest in a holiday home? Try historic Holker Estate in Cumbria. Escape the city with a holiday caravan near the breathtaking hills of the Lake District.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

For the best contemporary art by artists in northern England and around the world, call in to Gallery of the Year 2016 Hepplestone Fine Art in Heskin, near Chorley, Lancashire

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

A GALA dinner raised almost £8,000 for the restoration of Egerton Park at Bolton.

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