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Events

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

Manchester takes centre stage as stars from around the world premiere bold new work.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Enjoy the sunshine with a backdrop of live music - here are some of the best local music festivals taking place this summer

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

There are plenty of country fairs and festivals throughout the region this summer, come rain or shine

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Restaurants

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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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Its vegan food isn't obligatory but it is delicious - Janet Reeder explores the plant-based options at Foodwell, Manchester

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Manchester Restaurants

Places

Working together is bringing results for creative people and businesses in the Ribble Valley

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Whalley
Thursday, July 11, 2019

To launch our new series marking the turning of the seasons, Jon Flinn takes an early summer walk around Parbold

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The woman who wrote the best selling novel, Girl with a Pearl Earring, tells Lancashire Life why Pendle Hill means so much to her

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Pendle Hill

Style

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

Tue, 00:00

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
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Lake District is full of surprises - not least the number of its historic sites. Writer, photographer and walks expert Vivienne Crow shares some of her favourite hikes

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Lake District Lake District Walks
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

This five mile hike up Hartsop Dodd provides some of the region's most spectacular views, as John Lenehan discovered

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The River Ribble passes through many of our towns and villages and some breathtaking countryside as it makes its 75 mile journey from its source in the Yorkshire Dales to the Ribble Estuary near Lytham and Southport, where it joins the Irish Sea. We pick a small selection of walks from our archive that feature the famous waterway.

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Arts

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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Manchester takes centre stage as stars from around the world premiere bold new work.

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Enjoy the sunshine with a backdrop of live music - here are some of the best local music festivals taking place this summer

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Work by a Lancashire painter dead for more than a quarter of a century is getting rave reviews at a special exhibition

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Theatre Reviews

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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Friday, June 14, 2019

Billed as a show about time, age and the stories we tell ourselves, Davis Upton reviews Ockham's Razor - This Time

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

The latest studio production at Keswick's Theatre by the Lake (TBTL) asks us to consider what we would do if a Chernobyl or Fukushima happened to us. With many of us in Cumbria living in sight of Sellafield, this is a play which is uncomfortably close to home.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Marking this international physical theatre company's 20th anniversary, Spymonkey have resurrected their original gothic romance murder mystery drama, Cooped.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

The latest main house production at Keswick's Theatre by the Lake (TBTL) is Jim Cartwright's brilliant tale of Little Voice (known as LV), the girl who doesn't say much but sings impersonating a range of famous singers.

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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

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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Competitions

Wed, 08:30

Please take a few minutes to answer the competition question and complete this simple quiz to find out whether a FREE hearing test with Amplifon could help you.

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Tue, 00:00

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

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Tue, 00:00

We have three pairs of tickets to give away to the county's only dedicated game fair

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Food & Drink

A self-confessed kitchen klutz heads to the Michelin starred Northcote cookery school for some expert tuition

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Northcote
Friday, July 5, 2019

Super chef Steven Smith is cooking up something new at his Wiswell pub, the current holder of Lancashire Life's Restaurant of the Year

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Open kitchens are appearing in restaurants across the country, but the North Lakes Hotel has taken the concept a step further.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

A selection of dining options in Lancashire and the Lake District this summer

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Events

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

Manchester takes centre stage as stars from around the world premiere bold new work.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Enjoy the sunshine with a backdrop of live music - here are some of the best local music festivals taking place this summer

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

There are plenty of country fairs and festivals throughout the region this summer, come rain or shine

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People

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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The woman who wrote the best selling novel, Girl with a Pearl Earring, tells Lancashire Life why Pendle Hill means so much to her

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Pendle Hill
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

One of the country's top bespoke milliners gets her inspiration from her seaside home in Lytham. She spoke to Angela Kelly

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Manchester-based author Trevor Mark Thomas reveals the strain and the pain of having his debut novel published

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Homes & Gardens

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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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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