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Events

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Some inspiration for your weekend entertainment

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Nine riders from across the North West and beyond will line-up to race at Aintree in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundation on 29th October.

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Don’t miss all the FREE fiendish fun and games from Saturday 21st October until Sunday 29th October

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Our guide to the best events in and around the region.

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Restaurants

Friday, September 29, 2017

The good life, Italian style, is alive and kicking, writes Louise Allen-Taylor

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Manchester Restaurants
Monday, September 18, 2017

Classic dishes cooked with flair are on the menu at Stanley’s Bar & Grill at Liverpool’s Titanic Hotel

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Liverpool

Ad Feature: Samlesbury Hall

Friday, September 15, 2017

At Samlesbury Hall, they believe the better things in life are those closest to home and with this in mind, insist on only the finest ingredients sourced from their own kitchen gardens and neighbouring Lancashire producers.

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Places

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It may not be the Serengeti but the stunning countryside around Nicky Nook will make a perfect location for eco-holidays. Roger Borrell reports.

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Bowland Scorton
Friday, October 13, 2017

A makeover, a boost to nightlife, the arrival of gastropubs and a packed diary of events. Mike Glover reports

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Kendal
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Tarleton has become a popular place to live but its farming tradition has been bringing in outsiders for centuries. Martin Pilkington reports.

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Lancashire Food
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Most men reaching 60 settle for cake and a card. Bury’s John Mather decided to swim all 17 lakes and he wrote a book about his experience.

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Lake District

This has always been a beautiful place to visit but today its allure is stronger than ever - even the red squirrels can’t resist. Martin Pilkington reports

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Arnside

Style

Friday, October 6, 2017

When Army wife Sophie Bell-Carr made her twelfth move in eight years little did she know it was a homecoming. She spoke to Roger Borrell.

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Friday, September 22, 2017

From lingerie, landscapes and now lifestyle, Josie Beeson is running the successful Kirkby Lonsdale store, Abrahams. Rebekka O’Grady reports.

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Kirkby Lonsdale
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa is looking good after a £2.4m makeover. Rebekka O’Grady visits to enjoy a spa break

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Spas

Walks

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Once you’ve discovered this lovely village you’ll want to go back time and again - if just for the cakes. John Lenehan reports.

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Silverdale Coastal Lancashire
Friday, September 15, 2017

Knott End is more than just a place to kill time waiting for the ferry, as John Lenehan discovers.

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Morecambe
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

However many times you tackle Coniston’s iconic peak, a bright day never fails to inspire. John Lenehan takes the easy trail.

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Coniston Lake District 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

Arts

Lancashire rock star Jeffrey Hammond is back home and about to reveal his hidden talent for art. But first, he spoke exclusively to Barbara Waite

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

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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

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Manchester Restaurants

The Thwaites Empire Theatre in Blackburn was transported back to the 70’s as Blackburn Drama Club performed the raucous, yet very popular Mike Harding play, “Fur Coat and No Knickers”.

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Lancashire Life and Hepplestone Fine Art begin the search for the region’s top artists

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Theatre Reviews

Sunday, October 15, 2017

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

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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

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Manchester Restaurants
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Thwaites Empire Theatre in Blackburn was transported back to the 70’s as Blackburn Drama Club performed the raucous, yet very popular Mike Harding play, “Fur Coat and No Knickers”.

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Friday, September 8, 2017

One of Lancashire’s most successful drama clubs is celebrating a special anniversary this month. Ron Ellis reports.

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Southport
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Blackpool is well known for its traditional entertainments, but it keeps up with the latest trends too. Jo Skorecki, vintage stallholder at the Regent, introduces the resort’s newest independent cinema.

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Blackpool
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Photography

Thursday, September 21, 2017

You would be forgiven if you’ve bypassed Milnthorpe in the past, but you could well be missing out.

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photography
Friday, September 8, 2017

Lancashire’s favourite resort is a treasure trove of photo opportunities.

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Blackpool photography
Thursday, August 17, 2017

In our latest feature on people who have switched careers in mid-life, Jo Rutherford talks about aliens and dogs with honey on their noses. Roger Borrell reports

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photography

Competitions

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Stay at the Crown Inn, Pooley Bridge, including a 3 course dinner on one night

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Lancashire Life and Hepplestone Fine Art begin the search for the region’s top artists

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Cathay Pacific has partnered with Lancashire Life and Cheshire Life and The Langham, Hong Kong, to give away an indulgent three-night trip worth £3,000.

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Food & Drink

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The winners were announced at a glittering ceremony at the Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Tarleton has become a popular place to live but its farming tradition has been bringing in outsiders for centuries. Martin Pilkington reports.

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Lancashire Food
Thursday, October 12, 2017

What do you get if you cross a building surveyor and a nurse? Some of the best chocolates in Lancashire, as Emma Mayoh discovered.

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Chocolate
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A paradise for foodies has been created as part of the £10million restoration of a Clitheroe mill. Roger Borrell reports

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Clitheroe Lancashire Food

Events

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Some inspiration for your weekend entertainment

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Nine riders from across the North West and beyond will line-up to race at Aintree in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundation on 29th October.

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Don’t miss all the FREE fiendish fun and games from Saturday 21st October until Sunday 29th October

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Our guide to the best events in and around the region.

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People

Lancashire rock star Jeffrey Hammond is back home and about to reveal his hidden talent for art. But first, he spoke exclusively to Barbara Waite

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Troops clash in the seaside town as Allied forces attempt to capture a German fuel dump. Paul Mackenzie reports from the front line.

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Lytham
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Presenter and journalist Beccy Barr tells Roger Borrell about her love of Lancashire, life as a single mum and dealing with trolls

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Lancaster
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

This year’s Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards takes place at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa, Blackburn on Monday, October 16th

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Rebekka O’Grady meets people in Liverpool who are passionate about making their hometown the best it can be.

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Liverpool

Homes & Gardens

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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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Spacious and with plenty of land, these properties are an attractive option

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Immaculate home

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

This outstanding conversion is the perfect mix of traditional and contemporary styles

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Friday, September 15, 2017

These outstanding properties all have picturesque outlooks

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