<div style="display:inline;"> <img height="1" width="1" style="border-style:none;" alt="" src="//googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/viewthroughconversion/1028731116/?value=0&amp;guid=ON&amp;script=0">
6 ISSUES FOR £6 Subscribe to Lancashire Life today click here

Events

Friday, February 23, 2018

Tornado - the world’s fastest preserved steam engine and star of 2017 movie hit, Paddington 2 - is pulling in to the East Lancashire Railway in Bury along with the Flying Scotsman this Easter weekend.

Read Full Story »
Monday, February 5, 2018

The extraordinary Terracotta Warriors will be marching into Liverpool’s World Museum as part of city wide celebrations

Read Full Story »
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire.

Read Full Story »
Monday, January 29, 2018

It looks likes it will be a packed social calendar in the region during 2018.

Read Full Story »

Restaurants

Ad Feature: La Locanda

Friday, February 16, 2018

When you visit La Locanda, a true taste of Italy is guaranteed, thanks to the owners, Maurizio and Cinzia Bocchi, a husband and wife team who hail from Lake Maggiore, in northern Italy...

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The contemporary vibe of this new Ribble Valley restaurant will have surprised customers who recall the old hotel dining room. Roger Borrell reports.

Read Full Story »
Lancashire Restaurants Whalley
Monday, December 4, 2017

The sophisticated Spinning Block Bistro Bar and Grill looks certain to be the place to be seen in the busy run-up to Christmas.

Read Full Story »

Places

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

There are many forces of nature to witness in the Lake District, we pick six of our favourite waterfalls.

Read Full Story »
Lake District
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Rebekka O’Grady and photographer John Cocks meet some of the new independent businesses calling Southport home

Read Full Story »
Southport
Monday, February 12, 2018

How many of these local landmarks can you recognise?

Read Full Story »
Quiz Spring
Friday, February 9, 2018

Plans for around 600 new houses to be built in pretty Wyre village

Read Full Story »
Monday, February 5, 2018

From businesses selling banjoes to bridalwear from a former New York costume designer, Colne is a town for all seasons. Mairead Mahon reports.

Read Full Story »
Colne

Style

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

More and more people are turning to hypnotherapy to help with a range of issues. Roger Borrell spoke to Caroline Dawe

Read Full Story »
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Garstang is an unlikely hotbed of cannabis use but locals are taking to this interesting - and legal - plant

Read Full Story »
Thursday, November 9, 2017

One of the most talked about red carpet outfits came from the studio of a highly talented designer in Burnley. Mairead Mahon reports.

Read Full Story »
Burnley

Walks

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

John Lenehan toasts the re-opening of a Lancashire engineering landmark and notes an invention to revive any walker.

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Kirkby Lonsdale sits on the spot where Lancashire, Yorkshire and Westmorland meet, making it a great base to explore the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. All these walks start of within a ten mile radius of Kirkby Lonsdale, making them a perfect day trip for anyone staying close to the historic market town.

Read Full Story »
Kirkby Lonsdale
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Lake District walks dominate the top ten of Britain’s 100 list.

Read Full Story »
Lake District Lake District Walks
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Celebrate the historic waterways of Lancashire with one of these canalside walks that allow you to enjoy the countryside and witness echoes the the county’s industrial past.

Read Full Story »
Canals
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

John Lenehan selects a relatively gentle walk to blow away the post-Christmas cobwebs

Read Full Story »
Ribble Valley Walks

Arts

00:00

After almost a century of neglect, works by Lancashire artist Annie Swynnerton form a major exhibition in Manchester

Read Full Story »

A singing group has been raising money for the RNLI with traditional sea shanties. Jo Skorecki dropped in to the lifeboat station to meet them.

Read Full Story »
Lytham

Lancaster’s popular orchestra has a new man at the conductor’s podium

Read Full Story »

Artists’ model Ruby Henderson tells Mairead Mahon what it’s like to be naked in a room full of fully-clothed people.

Read Full Story »

Artist profile - Nicholas Leigh

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Nicholas Leigh is using his art to help protect the landscape he loves. Mike Glover reports

Read Full Story »

Theatre Reviews

Monday, January 8, 2018

All is revealed behind the secret garden. Review by Ken Powell

Read Full Story »
Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Lytham Anonymous Players bring down the curtain on their 2017 programme.

Read Full Story »
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Rob Gemmell reviews the Burnley Light Operatics Society production.

Read Full Story »
Sunday, October 15, 2017

St. Bede’s High School in Lytham was the venue for the second festival.

Read Full Story »
Friday, October 6, 2017

He’s an actor and a pub owner so who better to take over the restaurant at the Royal Exchange Theatre? Rupert Hill is more than ready for the challenge, as Janet Reeder discovers

Read Full Story »
Manchester Restaurants
Subscribe today

Photography

Friday, February 23, 2018

A village withing the Forest of Bowland that has an abundance of history and beauty.

Read Full Story »
Bowland photography
Friday, February 9, 2018

Our readers capture of the Lakes that is often overlooked.

Read Full Story »
photography
Friday, January 26, 2018

A look at a threatened site that has entertained generations of holidaymakers

Read Full Story »
Blackpool photography

Competitions

Sunday, February 18, 2018

One of Lancashire’s most famous hotels is offering a stay for a lucky reader

Read Full Story »
Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Great Yorkshire Showground plays host to thespring show takes place from 26-29 April 2018.

Read Full Story »
Thursday, February 1, 2018

If you are planning to get married in 2018 then Carbis Bay Hotel, Spa & Estate are offering you the chance to do it in style

Read Full Story »

Food & Drink

Ad Feature: La Locanda

Friday, February 16, 2018

When you visit La Locanda, a true taste of Italy is guaranteed, thanks to the owners, Maurizio and Cinzia Bocchi, a husband and wife team who hail from Lake Maggiore, in northern Italy...

Read Full Story »
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Treat Mum to a deliciously authentic Italian meal to remember this Mother’s Day (Sunday, March 11th).

Read Full Story »
Thursday, February 1, 2018

A crafty collaboration has brought the worlds of beer and art together in Salford, as Rebekka O’Grady discovers

Read Full Story »
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Mother’s Day at The Lock - Sunday 11th of March.

Read Full Story »

Events

Friday, February 23, 2018

Tornado - the world’s fastest preserved steam engine and star of 2017 movie hit, Paddington 2 - is pulling in to the East Lancashire Railway in Bury along with the Flying Scotsman this Easter weekend.

Read Full Story »
Monday, February 5, 2018

The extraordinary Terracotta Warriors will be marching into Liverpool’s World Museum as part of city wide celebrations

Read Full Story »
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire.

Read Full Story »
Monday, January 29, 2018

It looks likes it will be a packed social calendar in the region during 2018.

Read Full Story »

People

A singing group has been raising money for the RNLI with traditional sea shanties. Jo Skorecki dropped in to the lifeboat station to meet them.

Read Full Story »
Lytham
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Lancaster’s popular orchestra has a new man at the conductor’s podium

Read Full Story »
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Alfie Boe has performed all over the world, but nothing beats a return to his home town

Read Full Story »
Fleetwood
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Alison O’Neill has become well-known as The Barefoot Shepherdess but life in the fells would be impossible without her four-legged friends. Emily Rothery met them.

Read Full Story »
Dogs
Monday, February 5, 2018

Lancashire has witnessed some of the most important events in the Suffragette movement, we take a look at the places where you can see them first-hand.

Read Full Story »

Homes & Gardens

Monday, February 12, 2018

This rural home is situated in beautiful location.

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

This exceptional property is elegant and spacious.

Read Full Story »
Friday, January 12, 2018

This spacious house provides a charming home with period features.

Read Full Story »
Thursday, December 14, 2017

These elegant properties have improved with age.

Read Full Story »
Sunday, November 12, 2017

These contemporary homes are stylishly built

Read Full Story »

Sponsored Articles


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?

Read more
Thursday, July 28, 2016

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

Read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016

Tap into the value of your home with equity release products arranged by the Poole Townsend in Cumbria.

Read more
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Rural property agency and management firm Armitstead Barnett has opened its third office – this time in Cumbria.

Read more
Monday, April 11, 2016

Spring is here and the property market is blossoming. If you’re on the move, David Arnold, partner at Arnold & Phillips which has branches at Ormskirk, Southport and Standish, has five tips for buyers and sellers.

Read more
 
Great British Holidays advert link

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Subscribe or buy a mag today


Follow us on Twitter


Like us on Facebook

Local Business Directory

Lancashire's trusted business finder

Job search in your local area



Property Search