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Investment pays off for new gastro pub the Stags Head

Monday, my husband declared he was right back on Slimming World.

Rachel Roddy

Food & Drink: Rome-based foodie explores Sicily in her new cookbook

Rachel Roddy has recently been showered in trophies, winning double at the 2017 Guild of Food Writers Awards. But flicking through the 44-year-old food blogger and Guardian recipe columnist’s new cookbook, Two Kitchens, she already seems to have attained a kind of foodie nirvana.

Whittingham and Goosnargh Sports and Social Club

Lancashire recommends... sports and social clubs

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Summer Bites Campaign

SUMMER BITES APPEAL: Letting no child go hungry over school holidays

A food bank isn’t just for Christmas, it’s for school holidays as well.

Tiggis restaurant

Exclusive: Tiggis restaurant is NOT closing permanently

Preston city centre restaurant TIggis is not closing permanently, despite rumours online.

Preston City Centre
Tom Bass Seabass

RECIPE: Tom Yam Sea Bass

Barry Farley, head banqueting chef at Stanley House Hotel and Spa, in Mellor, shares his recipe for the perfect Thai-style light summer dish – Tom Yam seabass.

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pepperoni pizza from the stone bake oven at the Saddle Inn, Lea

Saddle Inn adds a touch of Naples to the menu

On one of those rare fine summer days my husband and I decided it would be a good enough excuse to lunch out.

Moon and the Beams perform at the Preston Grasshoppers Hopfest beer festival

Hopfest at Preston Grasshoppers

Real ale fans turned out in great force at the third annual Hoppers Beer Festival, HopFest.

Scientists in Europe and the US have uncovered the clearest evidence yet that drinking coffee reduces the risk of death. See PA story HEALTH Coffee. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Coffee ‘adds years to your life’ finds study

Coffee not only helps you feel full of beans - it might add years to your life as well, two major studies have shown.

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Sports and social club

Where are the best sports and social clubs in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
The Clog and Billycock,Billinge End Road Pleasington

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Pub grub doesn’t get better than this

Chicken in baskets, beef burgers, sticky toffee pudding and hotpots.

Whats on
Jay Rayner is appearing York Theatre Royal on Thursday at 7.30pm.

Sharp tonged food critic Jay Rayner to give his verdict on Lancashire grub

Sharp tongued food critic Jay Rayner will be casting his vote on Lancashire grub at a major food and drink conference.

Whats on
Staff at the neonatal unit in Preston with Danielle Sowerby and her baby Marnie at a fund-raiser at Royal Preston Hospital

Cake sale at Royal Preston Hospital

A fund-raising raffle and cake sale is being held all week at Royal Preston Hospital, to raise funds for specialised neonatal intensive care chairs.
Bake Off Creme de la Creme  - The Blue Team - Chefs Bear Mark, Liam Grime and Chris Morrell - (C) Love Productions - Photographer: Mark Bourdillon

Military chef Liam is a gold star winner


ood in the military has not always had a good reception, with bland ‘rat packs,’ baked beans and stale bread.


Lancashire recommends... picnic spots

Here is a list of the top five places to stop for a picnic in Lancashire.

VIDEO: Behind the scenes at Borough Brewery, Lancaster

With seven awards behind him, reporter Gemma Sherlock speaks to the man behind the Borough Brewery to find out the secret to his success.

James Coldrey-Mobbs, Janet Grover and Norman Cutler at Ego at the Fox Club raise money for St Catherine's Hospice

Ego at the Fox Club in Little Hoole raises money for St Catherine's Hospice

A newly refurbished restaurant and pub has supported St Catherine’s Hospice through a charity fund-raising night.

The Globe Inn

UK’s largest pub company hit with £24k fine after family’s Baked Alaska horror

A Baked Alaska dessert wrongly sold as ‘egg-free’ sent a boy with a severe egg allergy into anaphylactic shock, a court has heard.

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The "Classic" hotdog is �6.50 at Dogs 'n' Donuts

Preston venue specialises in American hotdogs

I’ve always wanted an authentic, good ol’ American hotdog, covered equally in tangy, yellow mustard and a rich, red ketchup.

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Grace Smith

Cakes help eight-year-old girl from Wheelton raise more than £1,000 for Macmillan

A schoolgirl has raised more than £1,000 by holding a tea party at her home.

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