Sweet news for Quality Street fans as Toffee Deluxe returns for Christmas

Nestle's Toffee Deluxe chocolate is returning to Quality Street tubs in time for Christmas after its removal last year caused uproar among confectionery fans.

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It's gin o'clock

Cheers! It's International Gin and Tonic Day - again

If you're partial to Mother's Ruin today will need no explaining – it's International Gin and Tonic Day.

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Rubis Chocolate Wine

Aldi is combining two delicious products this Christmas with release of its chocolate wine

Sweet tooth Brits are about to have their wishes answered this festive season as Aldi unveils a new chocolate wine.

Mary Berry has been confirmed as a judge for the new series

BBC launch hunt for Britain’s Best Cook

The BBC is looking for Britain’s best cooks, to roast, boil and and bake it off in a new prime-time TV show.
Labelled 'extra dry'

Affordable organic prosecco from Lidl? We've put it to the test

Lidl have launched a limited edition organic prosecco giving wine lovers everything they need.

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Mark Aspinwall, Graeme Moore, William Foster and Jordan Catterall.

Lancashire cyclists take on 140-mile challenge in honour of Wigan dad Chris Cowley

A team of Lancashire cyclists have taken on a daunting bike ride for in honour of a man who died of bone cancer.


GBBO’s Martha Collison creates four-minute recipes to fill ad breaks

The return of the nation’s favourite baking show has seen the nation dust off their utensils and get back into the full spirit of the tent – but there’s one big difference this year that has everyone talking. The advert breaks.

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GALLOWAY'S APPEAL: The challenges of getting on a bus

Getting the bus when you can hardly see is a daunting task.
Parish Councillor Kerry Jones (left) and local resident Karen Todd skipping in Withnell Fold

Withnell Fold group clean up green spaces

Members of Withnell Fold Millennium Green, a charitable trust run by volunteers and financed by donations, gathered to give an autumn clean-up to the village’s green spaces.

James Sumner retiring from Leyland Motors in 1966 after 51 years service

This Leyland Motors retirement was a bit of a bombshell

Leyland Motors was a special place for David Sumner.

Marsden Rawsthorn Solicitors Ltd in Preston

Chorley and Preston solicitors wear it red for Rosemere

Clients of law firm Marsden Rawsthorn Solicitors Ltd saw red when they turned up at the company’s offices in both Preston and Chorley.

Indian dish

Lancashire recommends... Indian take-aways

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Galloway's Society for the Blind hosts a Low Vision Roadshow in Preston and Chorley

A blind charity is hosting Low Vision Roadshows across the county.

Sean Hindle at the new Voodoo Bar in Fox Street, Preston

Voodoo out to put a spell on drinkers

New bar Voodoo is aiming to cast a spell on partygoers when it opens in Preston in the next couple of weeks.

Winnie Walker

Former tap dancer Winnie Walker, in Chorley, turns 104

Winnie Walker may be 104, but she will always be a tap dancer at heart.

Members of Sing It Big at NHStival

Chorley choir Sing It Big for the community - WITH VIDEO

If you are going to put on a show, you may as well do it big - and for a good cause.
14 pints of beer a day, and it wasn't weak

Beer 'as much of a dietary staple as bread' in 16th century

Beer was ranked alongside bread as the most important dietary staple in early modern Ireland, and some workers were granted a daily allowance of 14 pints of ale, a study has found.

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The super spicy dish, titled the Volcanic Vindaloo

Morrisons launches the UK's 'hottest' supermarket curry

When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

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Tikka Masala is king of the curries

Revealed - the UK’s king of curries

In the 20th National Curry Week, the UK’s favourite spicy concoction has been revealed.

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The north west supermarket is branching out

AmazonFresh launches Booths products for customers

AmazonFresh shoppers can now order groceries from north of England-based supermarket chain Booths in the latest stage of the online giant's expansion into the market.

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