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Events

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Our guide to the best events in February and around Lancashire

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Not sure where to go this year for the best festival experience? We’ve got it covered in our mini guide to music festivals for 2017

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Our guide to some of the best food and drink events in the county throughout 2017

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Things to do in Lancashire Lancashire Food
Thursday, January 12, 2017

A night of fun and laughter helped to raise an astonishing £27,500 for East Lancashire Hospice.

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Restaurants

Friday, February 10, 2017

Craig Wilkinson never intended to stay in the family business but he and his wife are now leading The Bay Horse at Ellel near Lancaster into its 25th year. Emma Mayoh reports.

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Lancashire Restaurants Pubs and Bars Lancaster

Ad Feature: The Butlers Arms

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Welcoming both locals and visitors to the village and set in a casual dining atmosphere...

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Monday, January 2, 2017

We head for Kendal, on the edge of the Lake District, to get a very pleasant taste of a hotel with a Cheshire connection, writes Louise Allen-Taylor

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Luxury Break Kendal

Places

Monday, February 13, 2017

Rebekka O’Grady visits Garstang to ask the locals what they love about their town

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Bolton’s impressive renaissance is being matched in a wide range of fields, as Martin Pilkington discovers.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Community spirit runs deep in this Lakeland town which has been hit by floods repeatedly in recent years. Paul Mackenzie reports

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Floods
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Ramsbottom has enough to warm the cockles on the most wintery of days, writes Mairead Mahon.

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Ramsbottom
Thursday, January 26, 2017

A beautiful new launch is making waves on Windermere and in the boating community. Photography by Milton Haworth.

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Windermere

Style

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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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Sparkle this season in sophisticated pieces from award-winning jewellers Banks Lyon, of Lancaster.

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Walks

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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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Two birdwatchers with a shared passion for Lancashire’s wild landscape have produced a guide to help walkers enjoy its natural charms.

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Bowland Walks
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Boulsworth Hill may lack the height of its near neighbour but the views from the summit are breathtaking, writes John Lenehan

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Arts

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Playwright discuss production based on her Grandfather’s experiences during World War Two

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Not sure where to go this year for the best festival experience? We’ve got it covered in our mini guide to music festivals for 2017

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The Fylde Coast Youth Theatre Company make their debut with Now in Neverland at the Kirkham Community Centre.

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The Snowman national tour stops off at the Tower Ballroom

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Dale Neal - the hairdresser turned author

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Skateboarding hippos, alien grandparents and breakdancing beetles are all in a day’s work for a Barrowford hairdresser who has the write stuff.

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Barrowford

Theatre Reviews

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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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Christmas came early to Burnley as the Burnley Light Opera Society performed the Irving Berlin classic, “White Christmas”.

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Friday, November 4, 2016

From rock legends to magical musicals, Liverpool’s Empire Theatre has seen it all over the last 150 years. Rebekka O’Grady visits to find out more about the theatre’s past.

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Liverpool
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Photography

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Many people visit the Ribble Valley for the beautiful scenery, Whalley is undoutedly one of the biggest draws.

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photography Whalley
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Our beautiful county is full of scenic places to go and discover with your furry companions.

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Dogs photography
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Where is the best place to view snowdrops in Lancashire?

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photography

Competitions

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

One lucky couple will win a £10,000 day to remember at one of Britain’s amazing landmark locations

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Enjoy a stay at the award winning Darwin Forest holiday park

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Win a four star coastal stay for two nights at The Greenbank Hotel. This special prize also includes two cosy tipples in The Working Boat pub and a delicious Cornish cream tea to share

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Food & Drink

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

We’ve chosen some of the best Instagram accounts in and around Lytham that are serving up some fine dining visual delights to their followers.

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Lytham Lancashire Restaurants Instagram
Friday, February 10, 2017

Craig Wilkinson never intended to stay in the family business but he and his wife are now leading The Bay Horse at Ellel near Lancaster into its 25th year. Emma Mayoh reports.

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Lancashire Restaurants Pubs and Bars Lancaster
Monday, February 6, 2017

Manchester has been recognised as a pioneer of the Northern coffee scene and it’s easy to see why as the flood of independent coffee shops have well and truly taken over the city. People are now shunning the big brand coffee chains in favour for somewhere a little more quirky with great coffee. Here’s a short guide to some of Manchester’s best coffee hangouts for your next visit to the city.

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Manchester Restaurants Afternoon Tea

Events

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Our guide to the best events in February and around Lancashire

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Not sure where to go this year for the best festival experience? We’ve got it covered in our mini guide to music festivals for 2017

Read Full Story »
Friday, January 13, 2017

Our guide to some of the best food and drink events in the county throughout 2017

Read Full Story »
Things to do in Lancashire Lancashire Food
Thursday, January 12, 2017

A night of fun and laughter helped to raise an astonishing £27,500 for East Lancashire Hospice.

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People

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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
Thursday, January 5, 2017

A mum from St Annes who hadn’t been in a swimming pool for 35 years is now a world champion triathlete.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

An ex-police officer has become the first female vice-chancellor of one of our universities. Mike Glover reports.

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Homes & Gardens

Monday, February 6, 2017

Fantastic coastal homes in Lancashire

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

This elegant property in Mawdesley is brimming with restored features from the original house

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

These stunning properties are all in picturesque locations.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

This period property in Croston has a wealth of original features

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Estate agents from around the county pick their star choices

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Sponsored Articles


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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Thursday, July 14, 2016

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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