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PUBLISHED: 00:00 18 July 2017

Lancashire Life August 2017

Lancashire Life August 2017


A look inside the August 2017 issue of Lancashire Life

Melanie Turner riding Frasier in her outdoor arenaMelanie Turner riding Frasier in her outdoor arena


Never say cheese - Remarkable images from Southport’s award-winning photographer

Raptor revival - Alan Wright charts the rise and rise of these iconic birds – with one notable exception

Lytham’s sporting chance - There is more to this leafy coastal community than café society and the Proms

Low MillLow Mill

Riding high - Meet Emma Sayer, the north’s most successful woman jockey

Sitting pretty - The Rossendale master saddler who kept secret the fact she was a woman

Dressage dreams - Many people are heading to Grange-over-Sands to learn this difficult discipline

Flash photographers - Your brilliant pictures could win a top of the range camera

Cuckoo GinCuckoo Gin

Brilliant Burnley - This heritage-packed town prepares for its annual canal festival

World beaters - The Lake District is now a world heritage site up there with the Taj Mahal and Stonehenge

Little green monsters - Volunteers are fighting back to rid the Lakes of alien invaders

Meet Wicked Jimmy - One of the more colourful characters of the Lowther family is featured in a brilliant new exhibition

Canal running alongside Sandygate Square, BurnleyCanal running alongside Sandygate Square, Burnley


Striking oil in Standish - The farmers who have sewn the seeds of a success story

Taking to drink - The family seeking to forge a future with a drop of Mother’s Ruin

Main course; Pan fried Goosnargh chicken breast, peas, broad beans, heritage carrots, asparagus, Parmentier potatoes and chive veloutéMain course; Pan fried Goosnargh chicken breast, peas, broad beans, heritage carrots, asparagus, Parmentier potatoes and chive velouté

Not run of the mill - We stage a Lancashire Life luncheon at Clitheroe’s new landmark attraction


The north’s ultimate guide to lovely homes and luxurious interiors

Roecroft HouseRoecroft House

The couple who have restored a stunning mansion in Birkdale

The families who live on the mill


Take the plunge with stunning beachwear

Hot looks for city slickers


Super subscription offers

A walk from Coniston


What’s on in 
Lancashire and the Lakes


VIP tickets to the Game Festival

Tickets to the Lowther Show

A luxury break at Sharrow Bay

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Download our Spotter’s Guide, Map and Certificates for the Lancashire 70 project.

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