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Events

Yesterday, 16:34

The Westmorland County show is a agricultural an event not to be missed.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

From spinning pizzas to getting behind a sewing machine, a range of freshly announced, exciting and inspiring workshops and activities encourage people of all ages to get involved.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Lancashire Life picks ten events that might keep you and the family entertained over the Easter holidays

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Manchester is one of the UK’s busiest tourist destinations. It’s just perfect for family outings, particularly if you’re looking for an exciting day out without spending a single penny. Lucy Matthews selects some free places to explore.

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Manchester

Restaurants

Ad Feature: The Cherry Tree

Monday, March 20, 2017

An independent restaurant and bar concentrating on serving our take on classic dishes with modern influences, using only the freshest local produce.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Digest this mini review in 60 seconds.

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Manchester Restaurants Spanish Food

Ad Feature: Rothay Manor Hotel

Friday, February 24, 2017

Nestled in the heart of the English Lake District, Rothay Manor is an elegant country house retreat...

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Places

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Hardman’s pictures appear in a new book by Kendal author Anne Bonney

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Kendal
Yesterday, 11:33

This year sees a series of events to mark the 140th anniversary of a famous steamer, but it hasn’t all been plain sailing

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Lake District
Mon, 14:13

If you’re thinking of investing in a beautiful holiday home in Cumbria, look no further for inspiration. Situated just 20 minutes from J36 of the M6 motorway Cartmel Lodge Park offers luxury holiday lodges in the picturesque village of Cartmel. The team at Cartmel Lodge Park has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to helping you create your dream holiday home.

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After it was crowned winner of Britain’s Best High Street, Rebekka O’Grady visits the town to find out what the judges liked so much.

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Blackburn
Thursday, March 23, 2017

It’s one of Lancashire’s tourism success stories but not eveyone knows what lies beyond the gates of Ribby Hall Village. Roger Borrell reports.

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Style

From jetting off to internships in L.A to learning skills from the very best in the industry, students at Liverpool’s Rare School of Fashion are bound for a stylish future of stardom.

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Liverpool
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A Lancaster mum is spinning a good yarn about wool produced from the county’s sheep, as Paul Mackenzie reports.

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Lancaster
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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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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Friday, February 17, 2017

If you haven’t ‘done’ Pendle Hill yet, follow in John Lenehan’s footsteps

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Ribble Valley Walks Downham
Tuesday, January 31, 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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Arts

Thursday, March 23, 2017

From spinning pizzas to getting behind a sewing machine, a range of freshly announced, exciting and inspiring workshops and activities encourage people of all ages to get involved.

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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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Edward Acland takes us on a tour of a 170-year-old mill which has become a temple to the art of recycling.

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Kendal’s Thuline De Cock received rave reviews for her plastic sheep but cows on canvas are her real passion. Eileen Jones reports.

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Kendal

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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Theatre Reviews

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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Monday, February 27, 2017

It’s the time of the year for opening gold envelopes while nervous thespians look on, writes David Upton.

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Manchester Theatre Awards
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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Photography

Monday, March 20, 2017

Our readers capture one of the most famous peaks in the Lake District.

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photography Keswick
Monday, March 20, 2017

Start snapping for our annual photography competition in association with Wilkinson’s Cameras

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photography
Monday, March 6, 2017

The local coastline plays an important part in the history of Glasson.

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photography

Competitions

Mon, 19:53

Your chance to stay at the beautiful Arts & Craft Nanny Brow, among the most luxurious guest houses in the Lakes.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Get suited and booted with a stylish new look from Gieves & Hawkes.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Start snapping for our annual photography competition in association with Wilkinson’s Cameras

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photography

Food & Drink

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Pint size pubs have sprung up all over the country in recent years. These are some of the finest near you

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Pubs and Bars
Mon, 10:51

Time for you to help us find the Lancashire Life 2017 Food and Drink Award winners

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Ad Feature: The Cherry Tree

Monday, March 20, 2017

An independent restaurant and bar concentrating on serving our take on classic dishes with modern influences, using only the freshest local produce.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Italian food is child’s play at an award-winning restaurant in Bolton-le-Sands. Emma Mayoh reports

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Italian Food

Events

Yesterday, 16:34

The Westmorland County show is a agricultural an event not to be missed.

Read Full Story »
Thursday, March 23, 2017

From spinning pizzas to getting behind a sewing machine, a range of freshly announced, exciting and inspiring workshops and activities encourage people of all ages to get involved.

Read Full Story »
Monday, March 20, 2017

Lancashire Life picks ten events that might keep you and the family entertained over the Easter holidays

Read Full Story »
Friday, March 17, 2017

Manchester is one of the UK’s busiest tourist destinations. It’s just perfect for family outings, particularly if you’re looking for an exciting day out without spending a single penny. Lucy Matthews selects some free places to explore.

Read Full Story »
Manchester

People

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Preston’s Rosemere Cancer Centre is 20 this year and staff and friends are celebrating with a big fundraising project. Julie Frankland reports.

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Lancashire and the Lake District have many connections to some of the greatest authors, books and literature ever written and desveres to be celebrated this World Book Day.

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Beatrix Potter Stonyhurst
Monday, February 20, 2017

The talents, triumphs and courage of exceptional women from Cheshire and farther afield will be rewarded at a landmark Inspiring Women Awards luncheon.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Mairead Mahon goes through the files to find some of the county’s enduring love stories.

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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

Homes & Gardens

Mon, 20:07

This stunning home is Grade II listed.

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Mon, 14:13

If you’re thinking of investing in a beautiful holiday home in Cumbria, look no further for inspiration. Situated just 20 minutes from J36 of the M6 motorway Cartmel Lodge Park offers luxury holiday lodges in the picturesque village of Cartmel. The team at Cartmel Lodge Park has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to helping you create your dream holiday home.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

This spacious family home is ideal for those who love the outdoors.

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Friday, March 10, 2017

These properties are located in stunning countryside.

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Royal Mail analysed over a million UK redirection applications from the last 12 months to reveal the nation’s home moving habits. We look at some of the movers and shakers in Lancashire.

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Ribble Valley Lytham Lancaster

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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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