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Events

Monday, April 30, 2018

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

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A marquee packed full of leading producers from across Lancashire will be flying the flag for the best food and drink from the county on the weekend of 12th - 13th May. Here’s what they have in store.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Ever dreamt of owning your own motorhome? Then come and hire one for a test drive. Freedhome Luxury Motorhome Hire is hosting an open day with our sister company TMC Motorhomes here at our showrooms near Bury on April 28th.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Some inspiration for your weekend entertainment

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Restaurants

Thursday, May 17, 2018

20 Stories in Spinningfields is Manchester’s newest restaurant to see and be seen in. Janet Reeder went along to check out what chef Aiden Byrne is up to now.

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Manchester Restaurants Spinningfields
Friday, May 4, 2018

The Titanic Hotel’s beautiful restaurant Stanley’s Bar and Grill has unveiled its new spring menu and you can expect seasonal produce and spring flavours to suit all palettes

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Quality cooking, good service and contemporary surroundings mean Ribby Hall’s Orangery is blossoming, reports Roger Borrell.

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Ribby Hall

Places

Monday, May 14, 2018

Developments underway and planned around the city are celebrating its proud heritage and building for the future

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Preston
Friday, May 4, 2018

Ramsbottom is well known for its food and drink scene, but Rebekka O’Grady meets some arty residents that will inspire your creative side.

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Ramsbottom

A unique community musical in Wigan is taking one of George Orwell’s most famous works from the page to the stage and making a song and dance about social inequality.

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Wigan
Monday, April 9, 2018

From specialist soap to awarding winning ale, Staveley is proving to be a magnet for small businesses and visitors

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Monday, April 2, 2018

It stretches the length of the Liverpool suburb, and over the years has hosted many shops and businesses. Rebekka O’Grady chats to those who currently call it home

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Liverpool

Style

Friday, May 11, 2018

It’s true what they say: seeing is believing, and that’s certainly the case when you discover the impressive range at The Spectacle Factory

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Spring in 3 words? Feel good fashion! But how do you create the ultimate Spring capsule wardrobe? The foundations of our wardrobes. Here are the top picks from Stringers for staple items that you can buy now and simply style up or dress down for that effortless look throughout the seasons.

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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

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Walks

Wed, 00:00

Hearty breakfasts and delicious dinners are just two reasons for walking in this stunning area, as John Lenehan discovers

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Bowland Walks
Wed, 00:00

There are few finer thing than exploring the countryside surrounding the many rivers situated across the county.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

For almost 25 years, outdoor writers and photographers Dennis and Jan Kelsall have produced guides and articles covering many of the country’s popular walking destinations. Here, Dennis picks five of his favourites.

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Lancaster
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Our walking guide John Lenehan takes us on a towpath where you can see one of Lancashire’s great engineering feats.

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Canals Chorley
Monday, April 9, 2018

A selection of walks in and around Bowland for outdoor types who like to end their hike on a high note – with some great food and drink.

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Arts

Thu, 00:00

George Melling trained to be a butcher but a cycling injury set him on a new path as an accomplished artist. Barbara Waite reports

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Artist profile - Anthony Ratcliffe

Friday, April 27, 2018

Anthony Ratcliffe is a dedicated fell runner but he also uses the landscape to create fascinating images, writes Barbara Waite.

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Blackburn Drama Club stage an adaption of the famous 1970’s sitcom.

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A unique community musical in Wigan is taking one of George Orwell’s most famous works from the page to the stage and making a song and dance about social inequality.

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Wigan

The Charles Dickens masterpiece stops off at Keswick as part of a national tour.

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Theatre Reviews

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Blackburn Drama Club stage an adaption of the famous 1970’s sitcom.

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A unique community musical in Wigan is taking one of George Orwell’s most famous works from the page to the stage and making a song and dance about social inequality.

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Wigan
Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Charles Dickens masterpiece stops off at Keswick as part of a national tour.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Lytham Anonymous Players stage a production of the famous Willy Russell play.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Tennessee William’s classic comes to the Lake District

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Photography

Monday, April 9, 2018

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

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photography
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

A tranquil spot on the coast is home to spectacular sunrises and sunsets.

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photography
Friday, February 23, 2018

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

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Bowland photography

Competitions

Friday, May 18, 2018

We have five copies of The Lakes and Cumbria Cook Book for readers.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

To stake your claim to this break for two in the Lake District

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Monday, April 9, 2018

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

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photography

Food & Drink

Fri, 00:00

Kara Johnson is following in her dad’s footsteps at one of the county’s legendary food producers. Emma Mayoh reports

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Mon, 17:47

Kids eat free every Sunday from 12 - 2 pm at The Feilden’s Arm Mellor Brook.

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Mon, 17:04

Join The Feilden’s Arms at Mellor Brook for their steak night every Thursday from 5pm.

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Mon, 12:36

Tea for two every Wednesday from 5pm at The Feilden’s Arms Mellor Brook.

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Events

Monday, April 30, 2018

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

Read Full Story »
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A marquee packed full of leading producers from across Lancashire will be flying the flag for the best food and drink from the county on the weekend of 12th - 13th May. Here’s what they have in store.

Read Full Story »
Friday, April 13, 2018

Ever dreamt of owning your own motorhome? Then come and hire one for a test drive. Freedhome Luxury Motorhome Hire is hosting an open day with our sister company TMC Motorhomes here at our showrooms near Bury on April 28th.

Read Full Story »
Monday, April 16, 2018

Some inspiration for your weekend entertainment

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People

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Miranda Markham’s modelling career may have started in the aisle of a supermarket but her fabulous looks have taken her from Rawtenstall to catwalks of Milan

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

A remarkable young woman has traded places as a teacher to set up as a farmer. And the small matter of not having a farm certainly hasn’t stopped her.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

A chance encounter at a hockey tournament means a Preston student will be crossing the Atlantic to join one of the world’s most prestigious universities - and she’s the only one from the north. Martin Pilkington reports

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Friday, April 20, 2018

This is no longer a sleepy coastal community full of retired folk but a town set to entertain Lancashire.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Inspiring Women Awards lunch will be packed with awesome females. But who will be the winners?

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Homes & Gardens

Monday, April 16, 2018

An outstanding family home with fabulous living spaces.

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

This stunning property is situated in 20 acres of private grounds.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

This rural home is situated in beautiful location.

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

These contemporary homes are stylishly built

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

When it comes to property, the old adage is location, location, location. For many though, size is important. We take a look at what areas give you more for your money in terms of house size.

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Friday, February 24, 2017

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