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Events

Wed, 12:41

The annual Inspiring Women Awards are an opportunity to celebrate some of the region’s amazing women.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

It’s going to be one of the most exciting years to visit this transformed city. Mairead Mahon reveals some of the best events

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire during April

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Friday, March 29, 2019

A fashion exhibition created by women from Burnley’s Asian community has been so successful it will now move to Gawthorpe Hall, home to an internationally renowned collection of textiles.

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Restaurants

Friday, March 29, 2019

Dishoom on Bridge Street, Manchester combines the flavours and ambiance of the old Irani cafes with a huge helping of style. Janet Reeder

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Manchester
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

Places

Hawkshead may look like it has stepped back in time, with traffic-free streets and period buildings around a cobbled square, but it’s home to some sharp, innovative business brains

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Monday, April 8, 2019

It has taken decades to achieve, but it’s now full steam ahead for a major new Lakes attraction. Mike Glover reports.

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Windermere
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

This city-meets-country hotel has just celebrated its 20th anniversary with a revamp. Mairead Mahon finds out what makes it so popular

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

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Manchester Manchester
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

Style

It’s horses for courses on meditation and well-being in Windermere with some creativity thrown in.

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Equestrian
Friday, April 5, 2019

It’s time to let the feet do the talking as we speak to celebrity foot reader in Scarisbrick

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Make a statement on your special day with these timeless pieces from Whittles Jewellers

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Walks

Wed, 00:00

Head for the the heights with this selection of walks on higher ground in Lancashire.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

John Lenehan makes a long overdue return to a part of Lancashire with some beautiful views and a few odd chickens.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Since it launched 50 years ago, Milnthorpe publisher Cicerone has produced 400 walking guides. Here are five of their favourite routes.

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Spring Lake District Walks
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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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Arts

Yesterday, 15:22

A luv letter to Lancashire, deftly crafted out of hours of conversation with 500 of its inhabitants, and edited into 80 minutes of lovingly-acted verbatim theatre.

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Five hundred people were asked what it meant to them to be Lancastrian and their answers have been turned into a stage play. Louise Bryning reports.

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Bowland is the one place I have worked where I’m late for work because of the views and not the traffic jams.’ It’s a phrase that Hetty Byrne has heard more than once among colleagues at the office that looks after this treasured if largely undiscovered part of wild Lancashire.

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The Broadway classic comes to Manchester.

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Something is decaying badly at Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake (TBTL) and it is sinfully good.

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Theatre Reviews

Yesterday, 15:22

A luv letter to Lancashire, deftly crafted out of hours of conversation with 500 of its inhabitants, and edited into 80 minutes of lovingly-acted verbatim theatre.

Read Full Story »
Wed, 13:22

Five hundred people were asked what it meant to them to be Lancastrian and their answers have been turned into a stage play. Louise Bryning reports.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

The Broadway classic comes to Manchester.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Something is decaying badly at Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake (TBTL) and it is sinfully good.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Swedish playwright August Strindberg’s masterpiece comes to Keswick.

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Photography

Clitheroe’s Inger Vandyke doesn’t just travel the world taking stunning pictures of threatened species and communities facing destruction – she also provides practical help. She spoke to Irene Amiet/

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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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photography
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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Competitions

Tue, 00:04

It’s almost time to get out the barbecue and we have a top of the range grill that will make your garden parties sizzle.

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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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Food & Drink

Wed, 00:00

Suzie Bunner swapped her high pressure role in the NHS for the joys of cake making. But with her creations costing up to £4,500 it’s a serious business. Roger Borrell reports

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Tue, 00:04

It’s almost time to get out the barbecue and we have a top of the range grill that will make your garden parties sizzle.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Moss Edge Farm from Cockerham and Atkinson’s Coffee from Lancaster make the perfect blend.

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Events

Wed, 12:41

The annual Inspiring Women Awards are an opportunity to celebrate some of the region’s amazing women.

Read Full Story »
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

It’s going to be one of the most exciting years to visit this transformed city. Mairead Mahon reveals some of the best events

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire during April

Read Full Story »
Friday, March 29, 2019

A fashion exhibition created by women from Burnley’s Asian community has been so successful it will now move to Gawthorpe Hall, home to an internationally renowned collection of textiles.

Read Full Story »

People

Wed, 12:41

The annual Inspiring Women Awards are an opportunity to celebrate some of the region’s amazing women.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Catherine Simpson’s new memoir has received rave reviews in the national media. Here, the author reveals the back story to her tragic tale.

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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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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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