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Events

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Westmorland Show is one of the north’s outstanding outdoor events - make sure it’s in the diary

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Monday, July 10, 2017

One of the world’s greatest sporting spectacles returns to Lancashire this month, bringing the best golfers back to Birkdale. Paul Mackenzie reports.

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Southport
Sunday, July 9, 2017

The Ribble Valley is already a beautiful place, but the people are Longridge are giving visitors even more reason to come as Rebekka O’Grady finds out.

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Longridge
Friday, June 30, 2017

Our guide to the best events in and around region.

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Restaurants

Friday, June 30, 2017

Talented chef and hospitality apprentices are put under the spotlight at a Kendal restaurant that has reopened after it was devastated by floods. Sue Riley reports.

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Kendal Floods
Thursday, June 22, 2017

So does Grand Pacific in Manchester make you really feel you’re dining at an old colonial hang-out? Janet Reeder went along to find out.

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Manchester Restaurants Asian Food
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

Places

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After being granted World Heritage status, work begins to build a successful future for the Lake District, writes Paul Mackenzie

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Lake District
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Test your knowledge on two popular walking locations in Lancashire.

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Quiz Stonyhurst
Monday, July 17, 2017

How Ambleside played a key part in the Lake District’s World Heritage site status. Mike Glover reports

PHOTOGRAPHy BY SANDY KITCHING

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Ambleside
Monday, July 17, 2017

Passionate locals are helping to spread the word about the glories of Morecambe Bay. Paul Mackenzie reports.

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Morecambe
Monday, July 10, 2017

The Lake District is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but how well do you know it?

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Lake District Quiz

Style

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Two Lancashire designers have joined forces to create an ethereal childrenswear collection

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

What made a captain of industry walk away from the firm he founded to set up a healing sanctuary? Mairead Mahon finds out.

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Spas Ribble Valley
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Lancastrian Cliff Bashford has been giving ladies the Colour Me Beautiful treatment for nearly 30 years. Is it relevant to today’s women? Rebekka O’Grady investigates.

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Walks

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

An area once famous for its stone quarries is this month’s destination for John Lenehan.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Stumped for a great walk? If so, bowl along to the idyllic cricket ground of White Coppice and join John Lenehan on this scenic hike.

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Chorley
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

Arts

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The Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards welcomes a Manchester singing talent

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The curtain goes up this month on 30 years of walkabout theatre in Lancaster, writes Louise Bryning

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Lancaster

Jump aboard The Hispaniola and set sail on a magical journey around Lancaster’s Williamson Park as the Dukes Theatre mark the 30th year of their outdoor productions.

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You don’t just buy works of art at this Arnside gallery - you can also see them being created, writes Roger Borrell

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Arnside

At the tender age of 12, actor Henry Farmer has been on the road and away from home for many months. Now he’s heading home. Catherine Smyth went to meet him

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Theatre Reviews

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Jump aboard The Hispaniola and set sail on a magical journey around Lancaster’s Williamson Park as the Dukes Theatre mark the 30th year of their outdoor productions.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

At the tender age of 12, actor Henry Farmer has been on the road and away from home for many months. Now he’s heading home. Catherine Smyth went to meet him

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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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Photography

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Is Downham the prettiest village in the UK?

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Downham photography
Friday, July 7, 2017

Head to the west of the Lake District to escape the crowds and witness some stunning scenery.

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photography
Monday, July 3, 2017

Enjoy the views and sunsets at this Lancashire fishing town.

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photography Coastal Lancashire

Competitions

Monday, July 17, 2017

This hotel has to be in one of the most breathtaking locations in the country.

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Ullswater
Monday, July 17, 2017

Falconry, fly fishing, hound and horsemanship will be among the many outdoor pursuits at this year’s Lancashire Game & Country Festival

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Monday, July 17, 2017

One of the north’s finest outdoor events promises to be bigger and better than ever.

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Food & Drink

Mon, 12:15

3 course dinner, beautiful room and delicious breakfast from just £129 at Forest.

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Mon, 12:00

3 course dinner, beautiful room and delicious breakfast from just £129 at Barley Mow

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Mon, 11:42

3 course dinner, beautiful room and delicious breakfast from just £149 The Alma Inn!

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Mon, 11:17

A 3 course dinner, beautiful room and delicious breakfast from just £149 The Fenwick!

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Events

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Westmorland Show is one of the north’s outstanding outdoor events - make sure it’s in the diary

Read Full Story »
Monday, July 10, 2017

One of the world’s greatest sporting spectacles returns to Lancashire this month, bringing the best golfers back to Birkdale. Paul Mackenzie reports.

Read Full Story »
Southport
Sunday, July 9, 2017

The Ribble Valley is already a beautiful place, but the people are Longridge are giving visitors even more reason to come as Rebekka O’Grady finds out.

Read Full Story »
Longridge
Friday, June 30, 2017

Our guide to the best events in and around region.

Read Full Story »

People

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

At the tender age of 12, actor Henry Farmer has been on the road and away from home for many months. Now he’s heading home. Catherine Smyth went to meet him

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Barbara Anne will take the place of HM The Queen on the Fylde coast. Paul Mackenzie reports

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Coastal Lancashire Lytham
Monday, June 26, 2017

A decade working in the Home Office helped prepare Blackburn’s Tez Ilyas for a career in stand-up comedy, writes Paul Mackenzie.

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Blackburn
Monday, June 19, 2017

We have selected the items that will form our History of Lancashire in 70 Objects.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

We’re searching for the items which tell the county’s story as we prepare to mark Lancashire Life’s 70th anniversary

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Homes & Gardens

Tue, 00:00

An old Lancashire cotton mill has been transformed into residences for community living with a difference. Sue Riley reports.

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Lancaster
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

South Lancashire also proving to be popular for commuters to Manchester.

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

These properties are ideal for horse lovers.

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Friday, July 7, 2017

This home in Withnell is contemporary yet characterful.

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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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Thursday, September 1, 2016

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

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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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