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Events

Monday, December 31, 2018

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

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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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Christmas

Restaurants

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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Spinningfields Manchester Restaurants
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Cheshire boasts yet another place to sample Raymond Blanc’s cuisine with the opening of Brasserie Blanc at the Manchester Airport Marriott Hotel

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Manchester Restaurants

Places

The elegant Lancashire seaside resort has character in spades and some quirky places to shop – including the stunning Wayfarers Arcade

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Southport
Saturday, December 29, 2018

Two small boys help guide this monster of a machine to its winter quarters

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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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Style

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Chiropractic Associates…so often the answer.

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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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Walks

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

John Lenehan’s hike takes us from Witton Park to Billinge Hill via a memorial to Alfred Wainwright

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Fine stately homes, works of modern art, industrial heritage and fantastic views. The countryside surrounding Burnley has walks to suit all tastes.

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Burnley
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

Arts

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Visitors can wander free as one of Lancashire’s landmark buildings opens at night for the first time

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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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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

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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

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Food & Drink

Lancashire Life went back to where it all began for one of the north’s most successful dining pub companies and we weren’t disappointed

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Food legend Prue Leith extols the virtues of northern food, heaps praise on a Lytham-born chef and reveals her royal kitchen nightmare.

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Lancashire Food
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

Read Full Story »
Spinningfields Manchester Restaurants

Events

Monday, December 31, 2018

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

Read Full Story »
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

Read Full Story »
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

Food legend Prue Leith extols the virtues of northern food, heaps praise on a Lytham-born chef and reveals her royal kitchen nightmare.

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Lancashire Food
Friday, January 11, 2019

From Lytham St Annes schoolgirl to a pig farming mum in Tasmania, Fiona Stocker has turned her adventures into an amusing tale for armchair travellers

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Monday, January 7, 2019

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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Someone once said build a better mouse trap and the world will beat a path to your door. Two men from Lancashire have taken the old adage and applied it to a very different creature

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Cricketer-turned-broadcaster David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd explains why the Crown Ground in Accrington is so special to him

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Homes & Gardens

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

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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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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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Friday, February 24, 2017

The Lake District has long been one of our favourite holiday destinations in the UK, and with its breathtaking mountains, deep tranquil lakes and rolling Dales it’s easy to see why. From Lake Windermere to Ullswater the area is rich with tourist hotspots heaving with hikers and ramblers all the year round. But is there anywhere in The Lakes where you can still experience their magic?

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