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TAKEAWAY REVIEW: Loco’s, 96 Friargate, Preston

AS someone who likes to eat out and eat in (and just eat in general) I am usually pretty up to speed with the restaurants and takeaways in the area.

Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

A range of pet food has been recalled by its manufacturer following the discovery that the product contains salmonella.

Rick Stein.

Rick Stein's simmering with enthusiasm in new book

Rick Stein’s latest foodie mission, Long Weekends, is all about enjoying life’s simpler pleasures.

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Chris Montgomery, owner of Car Care, with a bike to be auctioned in aid of CRY

Christmas quiz to help heart charity

A festive quiz evening is being held to raise funds for vital heart screenings in Garstang.

Cheers! A dram of whisky to toast the festive season

20 best spirits and liqueurs for Christmas

With the nights fair drawing in and the festive season upon us, it’s the season to settle down by the fireside and forget the cold night outside.
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Croston Velo is one of the many cycling clubs that regularly visits Twin Lakes Velo Cafe

Bikes, dogs and even horses are welcome at Twin Lakes Cafe Velo

Croston is a popular cycling spot, with its rural roads.

St Catherine's Hospice santa dash

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of what is happening this weekend.

Lancashire recommends...cocktail bars

Readers have voted - here are the results of our poll for the best cocktail bars in Lancashire.

Getting the garnish right can make the difference between a 'good' or a great gin and tonic

How to perfect the art of gin drinking

Having been called everything from ‘Mothers Ruin’ to ‘Kill Grief’ and ‘Poverty’, you’d be forgiven for thinking gin would have retreated to the shadows of dingy bar shelves a long time ago.

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Bombay Balti, Lancaster

Review: Great choice and a great taste at Bombay Balti

Determined to stave off the winter blues, Bombay Balti was our restaurant of choice for a midweek treat.

Travel and Leisure
Lancashire Day

Get ready for Lancashire Day

We are of course proud to be Lancastrians - so there is plenty to celebrate on Lancashire Day.

Where are the best cocktail bars?

Are you a martini drinker, or do you fancy a fruity tequila sunrise?
Tithe Barn manager Gary Kirby with CancerCare community fundraiser Helen Hartin and Roger Barker of Mitchells

Pudding sales will help cancer charity

Sweet-toothed diners can enjoy a guilt-free pudding, knowing they will be supporting a cancer charity.
Staff at Inspirations, Preston

Children in Need madness

Schools, shops and business have been showing their fun side as part of this year’s big Children in Need fund-raiser.
Go Greek, 17 Westcliffe Dr, Blackpool FY3 7BJ

FOOD REVIEW: Go Greek, Layton

Sadly, an all-inclusive Mediterranean family holiday to the Greek island of Crete doesn’t always guarantee you a plentiful buffet of traditional cuisine, or in our case, any Greek cuisine.

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Lancashire Day

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of up-coming events this weekend
Mathematicians believe they can create the perfect cup of coffee

The secret to the perfect cup of coffee?

Mathematicians are a step closer to answering one of life’s biggest questions - how to make the perfect cup of coffee.

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Christmas Market

Where are this year's Christmas Markets?

Cold winter nights and late night shopping can be made so much better with a mulled wine and festive carols. Check out our list of Christmas Markets.
Chorley butcher Tim Brown has been awarded his certificate after his world record for the most number of sausages made in a minute was verified by Guinness

It’s official - Tim’s bangers are world beaters

Chorley butcher Tim Brown was all smiles after Guinness verified his world record for making the most number of sausages in a minute.

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