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Events

Yesterday, 16:55

An artistic success story returns this month when Create Longridge is expected to attract hundreds of visitors to the Ribble Valley, writes Alistair Sheret, one of the organisers.

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Thu, 09:17

Downham Hall will open its gardens to the public on the afternoons of Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July this year in aid of The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal and Downham Village Hall.

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Mon, 15:44

Make a date for this year’s Royal Lancashire Show – all the signs are that it’s going to be one to remember. Roger Borrell reports.

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Mon, 15:25

We have teamed up with Clipper Round the World Yacht Race to offer a winner and guest the chance to tour the race fleet and meet race crew

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Restaurants

Friday, June 8, 2018

This Liverpool restaurant may serve small plates but the flavours are huge

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Italian Food
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Meet the newcomers creating a stir on Manchester’s thrilling restaurant scene

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Manchester Restaurants
Monday, June 4, 2018

Make the most of the county’s stunning scenery by taking a seat outside this season.

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Places

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The trail of storm devastation wreaked on Lancashire’s Beacon Fell has cleared the way for a new era of care for our countryside, writes Cathy Darby.

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Friday, June 1, 2018

You don’t have to travel abroad to enjoy a perfect summer holiday. Here’s a round-up of some fantastic destinations across the region.

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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

Style

Monday, June 11, 2018

This Ribble Valley gem is home to creative people and imaginative retailers who make it the perfect place for a day out.

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Whalley

Overseas royalty and fashion designers have fallen in love with a not so humble Lancashire horse blanket made on the moors above Darwen.

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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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Walks

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Ever wondered how Clitheroe Castle got that huge hole in its tower? John Lenehan might have the answer after this walk from Sabden.

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Ribble Valley Walks

While many people head north towards the Lake District for walking, the city of Lancaster has plenty on offer for ramblers.

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Lancaster Canals
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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
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

Arts

Yesterday, 16:55

An artistic success story returns this month when Create Longridge is expected to attract hundreds of visitors to the Ribble Valley, writes Alistair Sheret, one of the organisers.

Read Full Story »

This Ribble Valley gem is home to creative people and imaginative retailers who make it the perfect place for a day out.

Read Full Story »
Whalley

Rails is an unashamedly hard-hitting look at life for today’s youth and their expectations for the future.

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Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake (TBTL) has opened its new summer season of plays with a cracking farce which I predict may well be the smash hit of the year.

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The Ribble Valley’s Bill Carter is following the family tradition of being a blacksmith using ancient skills to make unique pieces.

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Theatre Reviews

Friday, June 1, 2018

Rails is an unashamedly hard-hitting look at life for today’s youth and their expectations for the future.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake (TBTL) has opened its new summer season of plays with a cracking farce which I predict may well be the smash hit of the year.

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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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Photography

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

A pretty village that lies at the foot of Pendle Hill.

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photography Barrowford
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

Competitions

Tue, 09:48

The winner will enjoy access to the spa facilities and Zen Garden, breakfast and evening dinner.

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Tue, 09:46

The red rose county’s royal show is set to be bigger and better and you could win family tickets for this top summer.

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Mon, 15:25

We have teamed up with Clipper Round the World Yacht Race to offer a winner and guest the chance to tour the race fleet and meet race crew

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Food & Drink

Wed, 16:45

They said it was the best pizza deal ever; they were wrong. Pizza o’Clock just got better....

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Wed, 15:10

They said it was the best pizza deal ever; they were wrong. Pizza o’Clock just got better....

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Wed, 13:02

Diamond Lunch Club - 2 Courses £12 / 3 Courses £15

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Wed, 10:41

20% off the World Cup Menu during every match at The Feilden’s Arms.

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Events

Yesterday, 16:55

An artistic success story returns this month when Create Longridge is expected to attract hundreds of visitors to the Ribble Valley, writes Alistair Sheret, one of the organisers.

Read Full Story »
Thu, 09:17

Downham Hall will open its gardens to the public on the afternoons of Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July this year in aid of The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal and Downham Village Hall.

Read Full Story »
Mon, 15:44

Make a date for this year’s Royal Lancashire Show – all the signs are that it’s going to be one to remember. Roger Borrell reports.

Read Full Story »
Mon, 15:25

We have teamed up with Clipper Round the World Yacht Race to offer a winner and guest the chance to tour the race fleet and meet race crew

Read Full Story »

People

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Two sisters who worked for the secret service during World War II recall their remarkable father whose memoir of life in a Japanese prisoner of war has come a best seller. Peter Adams met them.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

An inspiring young woman who suffered in silence for years because of a debilitating stammer has made a remarkable transformation.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The Ribble Valley’s Bill Carter is following the family tradition of being a blacksmith using ancient skills to make unique pieces.

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Monday, May 28, 2018

A former police officer from Chorley fought back from serious injury to take a gold medal at the Commonwealth

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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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Homes & Gardens

Monday, June 4, 2018

Surrounded by stunning countryside, this spacious and spectacular home is perfect for modern family living

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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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