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Events

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Not sure where to go this year for the best festival experience? We’ve got it covered in our mini guide to music festivals for 2017

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Our guide to some of the best food and drink events in the county throughout 2017

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Things to do in Lancashire Lancashire Food
Thursday, January 12, 2017

A night of fun and laughter helped to raise an astonishing £27,500 for East Lancashire Hospice.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Lowry Hotel’s 15th anniversary fancy dress ball brings back a grand tradition in aid of Maggie’s Manchester.

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Restaurants

Monday, January 2, 2017

We head for Kendal, on the edge of the Lake District, to get a very pleasant taste of a hotel with a Cheshire connection, writes Louise Allen-Taylor

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Luxury Break Kendal
Saturday, December 17, 2016

These stars in the East can provide you with an Christmas meal with a difference.

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Asian Food
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Dearden Tea Rooms family business co owned by Chris Hood and Andrea Britland who share a passion for creating delicious food in a warm and welcoming setting.

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Places

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

This atmospheric coastal community is steeped in history but has a growing reputation for the food it creates. Roger Borrell and photographer Glynn Ward called in.

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Think of Wigan in culinary terms and what springs to mind? Probably the pies that mythically dominate the local diet. The truth, Martin Pilkington discovers, is very different.

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Wigan
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

There are plenty of events for countryside lovers to visit this year

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Mairead Mahon meets some of the creative people of the Ribble Valley town. Photography by Kirsty Thompson.

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Clitheroe
Monday, December 19, 2016

It has won a host of awards as the perfect village and has some of the most expensive property in Lancashire. But is Wrea Green in danger of being ruined? Roger Borrell reports Photography: Glynn Ward & Sean Donahue.

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Style

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Laurita Siauniene came to Lancashire from Lithuania looking for a better life, but never imagined owning a flourishing fashion firm. Rebekka O’Grady reports.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Sparkle this season in sophisticated pieces from award-winning jewellers Banks Lyon, of Lancaster.

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Rebekka O’Grady might just run away with the circus after unleashing her inner acrobat on a trip to Cloud Aerial Arts in Manchester

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Walks

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Our walking guide John Lenehan devises a route that takes in two famous Lancashire rivers – the Hodder and the Ribble.

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Bowland Walks Mitton
Monday, January 9, 2017

The South Pennines are enjoyed by residents on both sides of the Lancashire/Yorkshire border.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Two birdwatchers with a shared passion for Lancashire’s wild landscape have produced a guide to help walkers enjoy its natural charms.

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Bowland Walks
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Boulsworth Hill may lack the height of its near neighbour but the views from the summit are breathtaking, writes John Lenehan

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

John Lenehan leads a glorious – and fairly easy – walk around the Wayoh and Entwistle reservoirs.

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Arts

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Playwright discuss production based on her Grandfather’s experiences during World War Two

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Not sure where to go this year for the best festival experience? We’ve got it covered in our mini guide to music festivals for 2017

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The Fylde Coast Youth Theatre Company make their debut with Now in Neverland at the Kirkham Community Centre.

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The Snowman national tour stops off at the Tower Ballroom

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Dale Neal - the hairdresser turned author

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Skateboarding hippos, alien grandparents and breakdancing beetles are all in a day’s work for a Barrowford hairdresser who has the write stuff.

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Barrowford

Theatre Reviews

Friday, December 23, 2016

The Fylde Coast Youth Theatre Company make their debut with Now in Neverland at the Kirkham Community Centre.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Snowman national tour stops off at the Tower Ballroom

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

Anthony Marriott and Alistair Foot’s hilarious play spent 16 years on the West End and has since gone on to become one of the best-known farces on the theatre circuit. The Lytham Anonymous Players decided to bring the play to the Lowther Pavilion.

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Christmas came early to Burnley as the Burnley Light Opera Society performed the Irving Berlin classic, “White Christmas”.

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Friday, November 4, 2016

From rock legends to magical musicals, Liverpool’s Empire Theatre has seen it all over the last 150 years. Rebekka O’Grady visits to find out more about the theatre’s past.

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Liverpool
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Photography

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Is there a pot of gold lying just over the hill? There may not be, but these photos do display the treasured landscape of our county,

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photography
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

When Sean O’Donoghue started a drone photography and video business he never dreamed it would hit the heights it has. Roger Borrell reports.

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Lytham photography
Friday, January 6, 2017

Our readers capture the impressive views from one of the largest limestone pavements in Britain.

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photography Carnforth Kirkby Lonsdale

Competitions

Yesterday, 10:30

Win a four star coastal stay for two nights at The Greenbank Hotel. This special prize also includes two cosy tipples in The Working Boat pub and a delicious Cornish cream tea to share

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Blackpool Tower has teamed up with Lancashire Life to give readers the chance to win the most romantic Valentine’s Day meal ever.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Win a three or four night short break in your choice of 3 luxury holiday apartments set within the award winning garden at RHS Rosemoor in North Devon

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Food & Drink

Friday, January 20, 2017

Just whisper it, but the Scots can’t get enough of Lancashire haggis. Emma Mayoh reports

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Lancashire Food
Friday, January 13, 2017

Our guide to some of the best food and drink events in the county throughout 2017

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Things to do in Lancashire Lancashire Food
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Bowland is a place bursting with delicious offerings – so we’ve chosen some of the best restaurants and eateries serving up some visual treats to get your taste buds tingling.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Some of our county’s top chefs travelled to London to showcase their spectacular food at a special pop-up restaurant. 
Emma Mayoh joined them

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Events

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Not sure where to go this year for the best festival experience? We’ve got it covered in our mini guide to music festivals for 2017

Read Full Story »
Friday, January 13, 2017

Our guide to some of the best food and drink events in the county throughout 2017

Read Full Story »
Things to do in Lancashire Lancashire Food
Thursday, January 12, 2017

A night of fun and laughter helped to raise an astonishing £27,500 for East Lancashire Hospice.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Lowry Hotel’s 15th anniversary fancy dress ball brings back a grand tradition in aid of Maggie’s Manchester.

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People

Yesterday, 00:00

There is an increasing need for foster parents to care for innocent victims of domestic turmoil. Roger Borrell talks to one young couple who signed up.

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Friday, January 6, 2017

TV stardom awaits Barrowford’s Rebecca Jane, who went on the trail of a wayward husband and found a new career. Mairead Mahon reports

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Barrowford
Thursday, January 5, 2017

A mum from St Annes who hadn’t been in a swimming pool for 35 years is now a world champion triathlete.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

An ex-police officer has become the first female vice-chancellor of one of our universities. Mike Glover reports.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

It is just as important to look after your health in the season of indulgence as it is during the rest of the year. After all the gatherings, dinners and parties, the cold weather can make it difficult for people to summon the willpower to get to the gym or go for a run or roll out a yoga mat, but support from a trained professional can go a long way.

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Homes & Gardens

Sunday, January 15, 2017

These stunning properties are all in picturesque locations.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

This period property in Croston has a wealth of original features

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Estate agents from around the county pick their star choices

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Monday, November 28, 2016

This five bedroom barn conversion in Norden is ideal for growing families

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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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Thursday, July 14, 2016

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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