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Events

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Hepplestone Fine Art Gallery in Heskin, near Chorley is to host a world exclusive viewing and sale of the new limited edition Clementine range by Frogman, Tim Cotterill.

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There are lots of reasons to visit one of Lakeland's most popular villages this month. The show and the races are just two of them.

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Since it was unveiled by The Queen 20 years ago, the statue of Eric Morecambe has become one of Lancashire's iconic landmarks. At the time it was installed, a few months after the death of his long-term comic partner Ernie Wise, the statue was seen then as a catalyst for the town's revival - an 'if we build it, they will come' approach which has worked well.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire this month.

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Restaurants

It's one of the region's grandest buildings and now Rochdale Town Hall houses a stylish restaurant.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Provenance Food Hall & Restaurant - Born out of a Passion for Great Food.

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Here at Samlesbury Hall, we believe the better things in life are those closest to home and with this in mind, we insist on only the finest ingredients sourced from our own gardens and neighbouring Lancashire producers

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Places

With fine wine, fine art and a fine sense of community, it's no wonder Ribchester has been so popular for so long.

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Sail into Crosby with our guide to what to do and see on this stretch of Lancashire's wonderfully-varied coast

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Crosby
Friday, August 9, 2019

Parts of Lancashire North of the Sands are about to become embroiled in a tug-of-war. Mike Glover reports

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Lake District
Friday, August 9, 2019

Staff and volunteers give an insider's view of what makes Sizergh Castle special

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Harry Potter and more awaits on a visit to Edinburgh's opulent Balmoral Hotel

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Style

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Former Hollyoaks star Lauren McQueen talks exclusively about her role as Haydock Park's Ladies Day Ambassador, her National Soap Award nomination and what's next.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Danielle and Claudia Fogarty have recently revealed their new venture - Storm Fashion, bringing select designer brands to the Ribble Valley.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Addressing your wellbeing can be a complicated matter. Establishing where you are and where you want to be can be the first step towards a better lifestyle.

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Walks

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

This riverside walk from Lytham takes in some historic sites and wonderful views, as John Lenehan discovered

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Lytham
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Lancashire is full of famous walking destinations, but one place that is often overlooked is the Wyre. The upside to visiting the area is that you can explore the beautiful countryside without the crowds of other more visited spots.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

You don't need to go far to find a walk even the littlest of legs can enjoy. Try these routes in Lancashire and the Lakes that are suitable for the whole family.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

John Lenehan guides us on a walk through a remote and historic stretch of Lancashire's coastline

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Many people attribute the grounds surrounding Stonyhurst College as a inspiration for JRR Tolkien, but the surrounding area is full of fantastic walks for Lord of the Rings fans, history buffs and avid ramblers.

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Stonyhurst

Arts

Jerry Springer The Opera sparked controversy when it first came to Manchester over a decade ago.

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Hepplestone Fine Art Gallery in Heskin, near Chorley is to host a world exclusive viewing and sale of the new limited edition Clementine range by Frogman, Tim Cotterill.

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The penultimate production for the Summer season at Keswick's Theatre by the Lake (TBTL) is Alan Ayckbourn's re-working of Chekhov's classic 'Uncle Vanya', moving the action from Russia to the Lake District. The plot looks at how obsession, in many forms, can take hold and strain relationships.

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People who don't quite fit in take centre stage in an exhibition by Kendal artist Catherine MacDiarmid

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Theatre Reviews

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Jerry Springer The Opera sparked controversy when it first came to Manchester over a decade ago.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

The penultimate production for the Summer season at Keswick's Theatre by the Lake (TBTL) is Alan Ayckbourn's re-working of Chekhov's classic 'Uncle Vanya', moving the action from Russia to the Lake District. The plot looks at how obsession, in many forms, can take hold and strain relationships.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Mousetrap, still capturing audiences at Blackpool Grand Theatre.

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Don't read this review if you want a detailed and knowledgeable account of the moves, techniques and skills that are on display in this year's Hot Ice show at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

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Photography

Thursday, August 8, 2019

We take to to the skies in a hot air balloon to get a new view of the Ribble Valley

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photography
Friday, July 12, 2019

If you struggle to capture the majesty of that stunning Lake District landscape, one man may have the answer

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photography
Thursday, April 25, 2019

When Nigel Hunter died he left a remarkable legacy of landscape and real life photography. Jane Watson spoke to his widow

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photography

Competitions

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

We've teamed up with the Cornish Bed Company to offer you the chance to win this gorgeous throw that will make the perfect accompaniment to your current bedroom arrangement

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Enjoy the best of coast and country at Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Enter our competition to win a luxury 'A Taste of Gidleigh Park' overnight stay for two and celebrate with Gidleigh Park as it welcomes its brand new Executive Head Chef, the Michelin starred Chris Eden

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Food & Drink

Friday, August 16, 2019

Much of the produce used in Moor Hall's multi-award winning kitchens is grown just yards away in their beautiful walled garden.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Calling all gin lovers. Two exciting experiences in Harrogate will prove to be a fantastic day out for all those interested in the world of gin.

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It's one of the region's grandest buildings and now Rochdale Town Hall houses a stylish restaurant.

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Friday, July 26, 2019

It is official, Lancashire is the best place to eat in the country

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Events

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Hepplestone Fine Art Gallery in Heskin, near Chorley is to host a world exclusive viewing and sale of the new limited edition Clementine range by Frogman, Tim Cotterill.

Read Full Story »

There are lots of reasons to visit one of Lakeland's most popular villages this month. The show and the races are just two of them.

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Since it was unveiled by The Queen 20 years ago, the statue of Eric Morecambe has become one of Lancashire's iconic landmarks. At the time it was installed, a few months after the death of his long-term comic partner Ernie Wise, the statue was seen then as a catalyst for the town's revival - an 'if we build it, they will come' approach which has worked well.

Read Full Story »
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Our guide to the best events in and around Lancashire this month.

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People

Friday, August 16, 2019

One of the survivors of the Freckleton Air Disaster recalls the day 75 years ago this month when the village was devastated

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Maxine Peake, the star of new film Gwen, has won plaudits for her gritty work on stage and screen but she didn't set out to work in serious drama.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

People who don't quite fit in take centre stage in an exhibition by Kendal artist Catherine MacDiarmid

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Monday, July 29, 2019

A girl band reunion could be a triumph or a tragedy and it is being played out on stage with Lancashire actress Mina Anwar in one of the lead roles.

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Roger McGough 'the patron saint of poetry' explains why Formby is so special to him

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Homes & Gardens

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

An exceptional family home that combines effortless contemporary style with countryside views

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Sail into Crosby with our guide to what to do and see on this stretch of Lancashire's wonderfully-varied coast

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Crosby
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

This picturesque family home has been designed for those who love a modern and contemporary finish.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Bridgfords Lettings Chorley are celebrating a double win at at the ESTAS awards.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

This lavish property sits within luscious grounds and is the ideal home for a growing family.

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