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Champions of the Great British Cheese

King of the ‘dreamy creamies’ Graham Kirkham has proved top cheese again with Mrs Kirkham’s Lancashire Cheese crowned champions at the Great British Cheese Awards

Kelly Jackson now, after losing almost three stone, with her son, Luke

Kelly walks her way to her weight loss target

A Preston mum didn't let a broken ankle stop her in her weight loss goal, as she dropped almost three stone.

Olive Tree

Restaurant review: The Olive Tree, Preston

As the dark autumnal nights draw in, any little reminder of warmer, sunnier climes is appreciated.

Sai Surbhi restaurant review. Chicken Biryani

Another new name but top quality Indian food

Sai surbhi

323 - 325 Garstang Road, Fulwood, Preston

Takeaway review: Queen Vic Fish and Chips, Moor Lane, Preston

TAKEAWAY REVIEW: The Queen Vic Fish and Chips, Moor Lane, Preston

IT’S not often you have to sing for your supper but a chippy tea had me reminiscing about some not so tuneful times.

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George Smith, landlord of the No 10 Alehouse, St Annes, celebrates the CAMRA branch pub of the season award with wife Alyson and bar staff

Lancashire Recommends... real ale pubs

Following an online vote, with pubs suggested by readers, here are the results of top real ale houses in the region.

Reach for the Stars Charity night at the Invincibles Lounge, PNE.
Back L-R Chris Murch, Barbara Jean Murch and Medeleine Bird.
Front L-R Ritchie Thornton, Sarah Thornton and Russell Bird.

Incredible gala evening helps Rory and Brian reach for the stars

Two Preston families have been overwhelmed by the efforts of the community in helping their sons who are seeking life-changing therapy treatment.

Michaela Dutton, of Slimming World, Fulwood St Peters, who won the group's bake-off challenge

Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it?

A Slimming World group had fun baking healthy and 'syn-free' cakes as its bake-off competition came into play.
Christmas launch at Booths in Garstang

‘Tis the season for food lovers as Booths launches popular Christmas book

Booths has just launched its ever-popular Christmas book. DAVID NOWELL takes a look at what goes into it and the months of work behind the scenes.

Real ale

Where are the best real ale pubs in Lancashire?

Online readers have submitted suggestions for the best real ale pubs in the area.

The team at Arden Lea Nurseries with the winning trio l to r Linda Janite, Irene Iddon and Helen Cooney in the foreground with Rose Taylor- daughter of Nick Taylor, brother of Stuart and a director

Nursery staff cook up a storm for children with disabilities

Staff at a garden nursery had their own “bake-off” to raise funds for a charity which supports children with disabilities and life limiting illnesses.
Farm Yard Ales

Raising a glass to a microbrewery boom

Craft beer makers are full of cheer as new figures reveal the industry is booming.

Chef Steve Prescott

These sisters don’t mess around as they open The Folly Coffee House

Catering runs in the blood of the Mallinson/Prescott family.

Mystery Tea House, Preston

Lancashire recommends... specialist food cafes

People with dietary requirements, such as vegan, gluten-free or vegetarian, often struggle where to eat. Here is a list of specialist health food cafes...
Halloween at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Top 10 things to do at the weekend in Lancashire

Here is a list of 10 fun things to do next weekend.
The Briggs family, pictured left, Mick, Nathan, Dan and Chris

 at Plungington Community Centre, Preston

Caring night as charity pulls out all the stops for beer and music festival

Beer and pies were on order at Caritas Care’s first beer festival held at Plungington Community Centre.

Marmite - would you miss it?

Brexit blows up a storm in a Pot Noodle

Brexit is the Marmite of politics - you either love it or you loathe it.

Morrisons Manager Scott Lowe, Headway Manager Liz Bamber and Morrisons Manager Debbie Greenhalgh presenting grant for the new Headway cooking project

Charity cooks up recipe for brain injury patients

A new cooking project has been launched by the Headway Charity at Preston to help adults who have suffered a brain injury to retain their independence.

The Inn at Whitewell has been voted the top Inn in the country according to the The Good Pub Guide 2017

The best inn in the land

IT proved the perfect setting for Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon on their culinary adventures for the acclaimed programme The Trip.

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