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Events

Friday, November 30, 2018

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

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Christmas carol service aims for a £20,000 boost to charity for disabled people

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Lancashire is packed with creative crafters who have made a career out their skills and we asked one group to pick their perfect Christmas presents. They will be setting up their stall at a festive fare in Preston this month

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Our guide to some of the best Christmas shows in the region this festive season

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Restaurants

Monday, October 29, 2018

Modern Portuguese flavours and fabulous wine give you every reason to visit Canto at Ancoats

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Manchester Restaurants
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is among the owners of Tast, a new restaurant helping King Street’s ambitions to join the gastronomic Premier League.

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Manchester Restaurants Spanish Food
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

When is a pub not a pub? When it’s the Freemasons at Wiswell, as Emma Mayoh discovered

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Places

Historic Farfield Mill faces an uncertain future but the local community is fighting to save this centre for arts and crafts.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

One of the oldest cinemas in the country – The Palace in Longridge – has a new owner and a new lease of life.

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Art is just one of the many attraction on offer in this busy Lakeland town.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

This pretty coastal town has an irresistible pulling power for people wanting to set up their own business and that’s good news for locals and visitors

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

This Lancashire city is transforming itself into a centre for the best food and drink, hospitality and heritage

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Preston

Style

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Major investment in Preston has created luxurious new facilities at one of the region’s top jewellers.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Sparkle this festive season in these luxurious pieces from award-winning jewellers Banks Lyon, of Lancaster, Kendal & www.bankslyon.co.uk

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Everyone from princesses to supermodels and film stars are getting carried away by satchels made in Liverpool, writes Mairead Mahon

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Walks

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Garstang is a lovely old market town and the perfect place to walk off the Christmas dinner. John Lenehan reports

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Friday, November 16, 2018

With the West Pennine Moors and the summits of Rivington Pike and Winter Hill right on its doorstp, Bolton has plenty of options for walkers.

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Bolton
Friday, October 26, 2018

John Lenehan grabs his broomstick and takes us on a journey through some of Lancashire’s loveliest countryside.

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Ribble Valley Walks Pendle Hill
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Canicross is one of the fastest growing sports and it has arrived in the Lake District. Irene Rothery reports

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Dogs Lake District Walks
Friday, October 12, 2018

Pendle Hill is one of the most iconic landmarks in Lancashire and you can enjoy the beautiful countryside, spectacular views and fascinating from a number of starting points in the Ribble Valley.

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Pendle Hill Ribble Valley Walks

Arts

Monday, December 10, 2018

Paul Mackenzie follows the Yellow Brick Road to Bolton

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The Theatre by the Lake draw the curtain on 2018 with a classic tale.

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Three hours of the best worst possible taste in town . . .

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Art is just one of the many attraction on offer in this busy Lakeland town.

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Lancashire is packed with creative crafters who have made a career out their skills and we asked one group to pick their perfect Christmas presents. They will be setting up their stall at a festive fare in Preston this month

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Theatre Reviews

Monday, December 10, 2018

Paul Mackenzie follows the Yellow Brick Road to Bolton

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Monday, December 10, 2018

The Theatre by the Lake draw the curtain on 2018 with a classic tale.

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Three hours of the best worst possible taste in town . . .

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Friday, November 23, 2018

“Brassed Off” is the stage version of the classic film of 1996 made famous by Ewan McGregor, Pete Postlethwaite and Tara Fitzgerald. It is inspired by the true events of Grimethorpe Colliery Band and brought to the Empire Theatre by Blackburn Drama Club.

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

David Upton, on a rare opportunity, at HOME in Manchester, to see Jean Genet’s ambiguous play about the murderous intent of two maidservant sisters towards their mistress.

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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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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Fylde photographer Gregg Wolstenholme is getting rave reviews for his bird’s eye views of our world

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Competitions

Yesterday, 00:00

Relax in the Lake District with a fabulous spa break for two worth more than £600

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Friday, November 30, 2018

We’ve teamed up with Grand Illusions to give one lucky reader the opportunity to win a £250 gift card with the stylish homeware brand

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Lancashire Life readers have the opportunity to win a delicious Vegan Snack Hamper, the perfect snack for Veganuary (January 2019), courtesy of UK based crisp & snack producer, Great Food Affairs.com

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Food & Drink

The leading culinary lights in Lancashire and the Lake District were honoured in our Food & Drink Awards at Ribby Hall.

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If you think all gin tastes the same, you need to try the latest spirit coming from Lancashire

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Gin
Friday, December 7, 2018

Whatever the latest festive food fad, turkey is still the classic Christmas dinner and Lancashire has some of the finest producers.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

A pretty cabin in the Ribble Valley has become a haven for wine lovers

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Events

Friday, November 30, 2018

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

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Christmas carol service aims for a £20,000 boost to charity for disabled people

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Lancashire is packed with creative crafters who have made a career out their skills and we asked one group to pick their perfect Christmas presents. They will be setting up their stall at a festive fare in Preston this month

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Our guide to some of the best Christmas shows in the region this festive season

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Christmas

People

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Cricketer-turned-commentator David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd talks about Lancashire’s hopes, the challenges facing the game, and his new book.

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Monday, December 3, 2018

After more than 40 years in the music industry, Alexander O’Neal is still performing and is loving life in Manchester

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Will pensions be affected by Brexit? Here’s a look at the current climate and whether you need a financial adviser for your pension.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Liverpool-born Ted Robbins is the king of the warm-up men, and the comedian who almost died on stage.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Millennium Care believe in independence and ‘Why not’ when it comes to what helping their residents fulfil dreams.

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Homes & Gardens

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Millennium Care believe in independence and ‘Why not’ when it comes to what helping their residents fulfil dreams.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

This magnificent converted church takes you back in time while providing cutting edge facilities

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

A spectacular family home that combines beautiful period features with a stylish modern interior

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Monday, September 24, 2018

A stunning new development of ten luxury lodges at Plas Farm Caravan Park, Nant Lodges is the ultimate in holiday home retreats.

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Monday, September 3, 2018

A modern oasis of daring design perfect for the luxury lifestyle.

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Friday, February 24, 2017

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