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Takeaway review: Tardy Spice is worth the wait

Contrary to what you might think this is not a story about the legendary sixth Spice Girl sacked for her lack of punctuality.

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George Howarths mum, Jane Howarth and Tabatha Wiggins mum, Catherine Wiggins, with Claudia Howarth,  Abigail Wiggins and Tabatha Wiggins, at their cake sale for Macmillan

School girl's cakes rise to the occasion during successful Macmillan coffee morning

A young girl has raised the bar for this year's World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, with more than £1,500 donated in memory of her friend who died of cancer.
Lynne Hudson with her willow basket

Knitted fun and some jammy creations at annual WI show

Teddies, jams and flowers filled a Garstang hotel as Lancashire WI Federation held its annual show.


Which are the best butchers shops in Lancashire?

Can you help us decide where to go for the finest fresh meats?
Nigel Haworth at Northcote, which has been named restaurant of the year

Two Lancashire restaurants toast success at prestigious AA food awards

Two Lancashire restaurants have been given the AA seal of gastronomic approval after scooping top awards.

Diana Henry.

Simple is best - Diana Henry tells Ella Walker about the inspiration behind her 10th cookbook

We tuck ourselves into a nook in an overcrowded cafe, the coffee machine belching wildly, and compare states of bedraggledness – Diana Henry’s had a late night; my hair has frizzed in the rain.

Mezzo exterior

DINING OUT: Mezzo - Stylish Italian isn’t half bad

Think of an Italian restaurant and what immediately springs to mind? Red and white gingham tablecloths? Old Chianti bottles covered with melted candle wax? A few faded pictures of the Trevi fountain?

Not so Mezzo!

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Nickleodeon 90s party

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend...
Shajan Indian Restaurant. (s)

Restaurant will take action over mouse in curry claim

A Ribble Valley Indian restaurant owner has instructed his solicitors to start court proceedings against a customer who claimed to have discovered a mouse in their food while enjoying a curry at the award-winning restaurant.

Simon Thompson, all set for the re-start of Longridge Wine Club.

How to travel the world in a bottle and enjoy good company and tastes

As the nights start to draw in, 30 or so wine enthusiasts are looking forward to nothing better than enjoying a tipple, sampling a number of bottles of wine together.

The Wagging Tail

Lancashire venues

Thanks for your online votes. Here is the top five as voted by readers.

Fire walk

Walk over fire to help children with disabilities

Plucky volunteers will be walking across hot coals in aid of children with terminal or life limiting illnesses.

Harvey's in Kirkham

Owner of ‘disgusting’ takeaway banned from food industry

A man has been banned from the food industry because his hygiene standards were so appalling.

Photo Neil Cross
The owners of the Gate of Bengal said they have closed down over rent prices at the Garstang Road, restaurant

Popular restauant shuts over ‘high demanding’ rent

A popular Preston restaurant has served its customers for the last time after closing its doors earlier this month.

Haighton Manor, Haighton Green Lane, re-opened September 2016

New look to Manor has perfect feel

As a former 
wedding venue, Haighton Manor has certainly offered a wow factor for brides and grooms planning their perfect day.

CGI images of how the inside of the former Fishergate Baptist Church could look. Permission has been granted to convert it into a restaurant and bar

Restaurant vision for historic Preston church

An historic church in the centre of Preston is set to be transformed into a restaurant and bar, after plans were given the green light.

Fireworks championships

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of exciting events coming up this weekend.
Last year's Lancaster Jazz Festival

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of things to do at the weekend.
The Regal Hotel

64 of Wyre’s food outlets fail to make the grade

Two Wyre food venues have been blasted by inspectors after scoring the lowest possible rating for hygiene.

Food Standards Agency, Food Hygiene Rating sticker.

FOOD HYGIENE RATINGS 2016: Four star ratings for Wyre

Here are all the four star ratings in Wyre.

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