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Nine hacks to keep your greens fresh for longer

Cut back on waste, save money and make sure you’ve always got things on hand for a healthy meal with AO.com’s top tips for keeping your vegetables fresh for longer.
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Woodland paths to see £13K facelift

Woodland paths to see £13K facelift

A popular wood in the suburb of Whittle-le-Woods is undergoing a £13,000 revamp, making it more accessible to visitors.

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Left to right: Pam Rigby, Melanie Bamber and Ann Bamber with the challengers who will take part in Bums on Seats. Ian Bamber is next to Pam

Fund-raisers will be sitting down on the job for cancer charity

A dad is giving a new meaning to bums on seats as he plans to sit on every seat at PNE’s football stadium to show support for his cancer stricken sister and mum.
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From left, Stuart Clayton, Galloways Chief Executive, Robert Jones with Stuart, Marjorie Gornall, Nicky Horton, Office Manager at St Georges, Andrew Stringer, St Georges General Manager and Emma Russ, Galloways Senior Fundraiser

Sight loss charity receives £10k boost

Kind-hearted shoppers have helped to boost a Preston charity’s coffers by more than £10,000 over the past 12 months.
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The Walled Garden at Barton Grange Hotel - January recipe page

A perfect winter warmer for chilly January nights

January is the perfect month to create a haven in your home. Food plays a really important part in this and The Walled Garden at Barton Grange Hotel in Preston are huge fans of slow cooking meat. Their braised venison recipe is the perfect January winter warmer.

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Life in Kathmandu was a world away from the UK

Reporter Megan Titley tells of her childhood being brought up by her charity-worker parents in Nepal.

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The former HSBC on Garstang Road, Fulwood, is becoming a Costa

New coffee shop in Preston is taking shape

Work is well under way on a new coffee shop due to open in Fulwood, Preston.

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Brabin's

Nation's oldest shop could close

A Ribble Valley village faces losing one of its long standing legacies - unless a last minute buyer steps forward.

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Wedding Fair 2017

Spring wedding fair 2017

Come along to our spring wedding fair on Sunday 19th February

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Lifehouse, Lytham

Lancashire recommends... health food stores

As people use January to detox, here is a list of the best health food stores, as voted by readers.

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Smoke & Grill, Walker Street, Preston

New restaurant set to open its doors in Preston

A new restaurant is to open its doors in Preston after a £100,000 investment.

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Pigeon show

Top things to do at the weekend (January 20 to 22)

Here is our guide of things to do this weekend in Lancashire.
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Winter brassicas thrive in frost, but take months to mature.

Self-sufficiency is the dream, but be realistic

Total self-sufficiency in growing your own vegetables is the allotment holder’s dream – mine too. But I settle for the reality of having grown something fresh and tasty to pick every month in the year, augmented by market purchases to add variety.

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This image of Rivington Pike was emailed in by Paul Speight

ON YER BIKE - Take on the Ironman (well, a bit of it)

If, like me, you’re feeling a bit lethargic after the festive excesses, then stuff your over-fed frame into your best lycra and head to Rivington to take on (the best part of) the Ironman UK bike course.

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Tony Slater and Sir Tom Finney

The perfect dinner date

Who would be your dream guests at a dinner party? And what would be on the menu?
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Helen Glover

Can you take on The Great Row for cancer?

A Chorley gym is encouraging people to pull together to beat cancer by taking part in a unique fund-raising rowing challenge.

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Author strikes gold with debut teenage novel

Author strikes gold with debut teenage novel

A first-time author from Buckshaw Village is to have her debut novel published and has already signed a book deal promising two more.

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The Talbot pub which provided a hub for the Euxton community for 20 years celebrated its last orders on Saturday night.
Owners Steve and Sue Sharrock handed over the keys for the watering hole in Balshaw Lane on Monday, January 16, 2017

Last orders at The Talbot pub in Euxton

A pub which provided a hub for the Euxton community for 20 years celebrated its last orders on Saturday night.

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Adam Sumner

Shock cancer death spurs family fund-raising

When Adam Sumner revealed he had lung cancer, his relatives believed he would battle on and be successfully treated.
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