Home-Start volunteers complete course to support Lancashire families

Nine Home-Start volunteers successfully completed a preparation course to enable them to support families across Lancashire.

Hotpot is being overlooked in favour of pizza and curry

British meals could soon be consigned to the history books

Traditional British dinners could soon be a thing of the past, as Britons now officially PREFER foreign food, according to a new study.

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Denis Ashcroft presents a cheque to Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Chorley cabaret night supports Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Two neighbours in Chorley have raised almost £8,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.
Quality Street first hit the shelves in 1936

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.

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Lancashire recommends... dare devil activities

From swimming with sharks to taking to the skies, here is a list of daring things to try.
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.

Cocoon Travel Blanket

Gear review: First Ascent travel aids

Travel is fun and broadens the mind. But you have to be comfortable to enjoy it or all the fun just disappears!


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.

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Have a go at... Attending a book club

Group meetings to discuss books and share your thoughts about literary works.

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.

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