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Wed, 00:00

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
Tue, 17:00

This atmospheric coastal community is steeped in history but has a growing reputation for the food it creates. Roger Borrell and photographer Glynn Ward called in.

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Tue, 14:36

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

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Tue, 09:42

Is there a pot of gold lying just over the hill? There may not be, but these photos do display the treasured landscape of our county,

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photography
Tue, 09:41

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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Mon, 00:00

Think of Wigan in culinary terms and what springs to mind? Probably the pies that mythically dominate the local diet. The truth, Martin Pilkington discovers, is very different.

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Wigan

Visitors are attracted to the Promenade but this lovely old coastal resort also has a less well-known but equally beautiful nature reserve.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

There are plenty of events for countryside lovers to visit this year

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Mairead Mahon meets some of the creative people of the Ribble Valley town. Photography by Kirsty Thompson.

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Clitheroe
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Whether you’re horse crazy or just along for the ride, equine related events are an important part of the social calendar

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Equestrian

Wildlife

Visitors are attracted to the Promenade but this lovely old coastal resort also has a less well-known but equally beautiful nature reserve.

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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
Monday, November 14, 2016

Pick your way through a moonscape of rocks and crags and you’ll find some amazing wildlife in Lancashire and Cumbria.

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Spotting red squirrels outside of the atmospheric National Trust nature reserve at Formby can be difficult but these mammals are spreading their territory slowly into other parts of the county.

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Lancashire Wildlife
Friday, October 21, 2016

Limited mobility needn’t mean missing out on nature. Here are some reserves in Lancashire and Cumbria with excellent wheelchair access.

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Photography

Tue, 09:42

Is there a pot of gold lying just over the hill? There may not be, but these photos do display the treasured landscape of our county,

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photography
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

When Sean O’Donoghue started a drone photography and video business he never dreamed it would hit the heights it has. Roger Borrell reports.

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Lytham photography
Friday, January 6, 2017

Our readers capture the impressive views from one of the largest limestone pavements in Britain.

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photography Carnforth Kirkby Lonsdale

Places

Tue, 17:00

This atmospheric coastal community is steeped in history but has a growing reputation for the food it creates. Roger Borrell and photographer Glynn Ward called in.

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Mon, 00:00

Think of Wigan in culinary terms and what springs to mind? Probably the pies that mythically dominate the local diet. The truth, Martin Pilkington discovers, is very different.

Read Full Story »
Wigan
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

There are plenty of events for countryside lovers to visit this year

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Mairead Mahon meets some of the creative people of the Ribble Valley town. Photography by Kirsty Thompson.

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Clitheroe
Monday, December 19, 2016

It has won a host of awards as the perfect village and has some of the most expensive property in Lancashire. But is Wrea Green in danger of being ruined? Roger Borrell reports Photography: Glynn Ward & Sean Donahue.

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Walks

Wed, 00:00

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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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

John Lenehan leads a glorious – and fairly easy – walk around the Wayoh and Entwistle reservoirs.

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