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Events

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Lancashire Life picks ten events that might keep you and the family entertained over the Easter holidays

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Hidden on the borders of North Yorkshire & Lancashire’s countryside, there is something for everyone at Thornton Hall Country Park this Easter!

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

The spirit of the Arts and Crafts Movement is alive and well in the Lake District, as Paul Mackenzie reports

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Restaurants

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Don’t wait for the summer to enjoy the Asian flavours of Sunset by Australasia in Manchester’s Spinningfields.

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Asian Food Spinningfields
Thursday, January 31, 2019

It’s named after the artist synonymous with industrial Salford, but The Lowry Hotel has always been emblematic of the area’s cosmopolitan reinvention.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

It’s the biggest restaurant to open in the UK this year - the northern outpost of a brand synonymous with celebrity. We try out Manchester’s version of The Ivy

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Places

Shopping at Manchester’s famous emporium isn’t just for students, tourists and celebs like Lady Gaga.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Morecambe is the setting for a gritty crime drama which has viewers on the edge of their seats, as Susan Griffin reports

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Morecambe
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Morecambe prepares to flex its mussels as a major environmental tourist attraction, as Paul Mackenzie reports.

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Morecambe
Monday, March 18, 2019

There’s plenty to admire in the neighbouring villages of Arnside and Silverdale, as Mike Glover reports.

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Arnside Silverdale

With big investment plans, a loyal community and busy events scene, people in Chorley are creating a winning formula.

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Chorley

Style

From the new Terminator film to the Silk Road to Baku, one Lancashire business is proving that our textile industry is alive and well

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Compiling your countrywear wardrobe should combine comfort, practicality and style.

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Walks

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Garstang has always been a somewhat of a crossroads with the River Wyre, the Lancaster Canal and the M6 and the A6 passing close by here. It’s also a convenient base to explore some fine local routes on foot.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

John Lenehan leaves his map at home and takes us on a guided walk around the historic village of Whalley

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Many of the county’s reservoirs were created to supply water to the growing populations of towns and to the industrial heartlands, but they also provide a perfect backdrop to a walk in the countryside.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

John Lenehan take us on a riverside route that passes one of Lancashire’s most historic buildings

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Stonyhurst
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Our canine correspondent shares ten of his favourite places to go for walkies

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Lake District Walks Dogs

Arts

Friday, March 22, 2019

Rubbish washed up on a beach set Lytham St Annes artist Sukie Woodhouse in a new and thought-provoking direction. Barbara Waite reports

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A multi-media interpretation of Joseph Conrad’s most famous work.

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Blackburn Drama Club’s production on Charlotte Keatley’s play tat centres around women.

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Jamie Cullum will be showcasing songs from his new album at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival – and it’s going to be emotional

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Blackpool-born Jodie Prenger returns to her hometown for the starring role in Mike Leigh’s iconic comedy.

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Theatre Reviews

Thursday, March 21, 2019

A multi-media interpretation of Joseph Conrad’s most famous work.

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Blackburn Drama Club’s production on Charlotte Keatley’s play tat centres around women.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Blackpool-born Jodie Prenger returns to her hometown for the starring role in Mike Leigh’s iconic comedy.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A famous seaside celebrity celebrates their 125th birthday this year . . . by buying themselves a new ‘hat’. David Upton explains.

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Monday, February 25, 2019

A black ex-squaddie, a Syrian asylum seeker, and the son of a Chinese takeaway owner walk into a wrestling club . . .

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Photography

Friday, January 25, 2019

Start snapping for our annual photography competition in association with Wilkinson Cameras

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Multi award-winning photographer Alastair Lee has been back to the place he loves the best and produced another stunning collection of Pendle landscapes. He spoke to Roger Borrell

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

We reveal the winners of our photography competition sponsored by Wilkinson Cameras

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photography

Competitions

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Join the experts at Slingsby and concoct your own gin with a memorable overnight stay for two

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Lancashire-based ILIV’s inspiring new fabric collections could transform your home with a mix of contemporary and traditional designs.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Enter our competition for your chance to win a family ticket to see Tom Gates LIVE on stage at the theatre of the winner’s choice

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Food & Drink

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Lisa Goodwin-Allen recently celebrated her first year as executive chef at Northcote with a stunning masterclass at the Obsession food festival. She spoke to Roger Borrell

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Northcote
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Chris Neve is so passionate about fish that he once woke his wife in the middle of the night to eulogise about his catch

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Seafood Pub Co
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Don’t wait for the summer to enjoy the Asian flavours of Sunset by Australasia in Manchester’s Spinningfields.

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Asian Food Spinningfields
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Our food and drink newsletter is brimming with all of your local foodie highlights.

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Events

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Lancashire Life picks ten events that might keep you and the family entertained over the Easter holidays

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Hidden on the borders of North Yorkshire & Lancashire’s countryside, there is something for everyone at Thornton Hall Country Park this Easter!

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

The spirit of the Arts and Crafts Movement is alive and well in the Lake District, as Paul Mackenzie reports

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People

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Chris Neve is so passionate about fish that he once woke his wife in the middle of the night to eulogise about his catch

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Seafood Pub Co
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Salford-born Mark Gilligan is award-winning photographer whose work in the Lake District has brought international acclaim.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

At Raymond James Ribble Valley, we provide bespoke financial planning and investment management for our clients, who are largely based throughout Lancashire. We have a team of 17 people working in specialist roles, based in Longridge, to help our clients meet their financial objectives and life goals.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Exciting new awards will give Lancashire’s family-run businesses the chance to step into the spotlight.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Jamie Cullum will be showcasing songs from his new album at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival – and it’s going to be emotional

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Homes & Gardens

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Take the time and hassle out of finding your ideal property with Grays Property Finder

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

A brand new development of homes in the highly desirable location of the Ribble Valley combines beautiful design and cutting edge technology for homebuyers in the region.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

An ideal family home set in a beautiful and deceptively large barn conversion

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Escape the hustle and bustle at this tranquil ideal family home which is set within Haigh Country Park.

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Monday, January 14, 2019

This restored classic property is surrounded by beautiful land and is the perfect home for the family.

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