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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.

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.

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.

Macdonald Gisborough Hall Hotel

Travel review: Guisborough, England

Opinion is divided over Brexit – but one thing is for sure – it’s a great way of making sure we stay home and explore the incredible nation that is Great Britain.

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Beautiful view of Hamburg city centre  by the town hall and Alster river.

Travel review: Sampling the old and new in Beatles’ second city

"I was born in Liverpool but I grew up in Hamburg,” one John Winston Lennon once famously said – and while his city of birth has been quick to capitalise on its association with the Fab Four, Hamburg is finally making a bit of a fight back.
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Laughs aplenty at travel show

Laughs aplenty at travel show

If you’re looking for a distraction from the dismal January weather then the Winter Gardens might have the trick.

The new SPAShell at Fishmore Hall Hotel

Relaxing spa break in the hills was just the ticket

Imagine sipping a chilled glass of wine while relaxing in a hot tub with stunning views of rolling hills to boot?
The controversial no-right turn at Butler Street

All change again, as Preston says bye bye to bus lanes

Fishergate's controversial bus lanes are being withdrawn in the next two weeks after creating uproar amongst motorists.

New York

United States is top holiday destination for Britons in 2017

The United States is set to dominate the most popular holiday destinations for Britons next year, a study shows.

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The casualty statistics tell us that motorways are our safest roads

Plan to let learner drivers practise on motorways

Learner drivers will be allowed to practise on motorways for the first time if a government plan to improve road safety is given the go-ahead.

Motorists warned of fog across Lancashire

Motorists warned of fog across Lancashire

A warning has been issued for fog across Lancashire on Wednesday morning.

Walaa Hassan from restaurant Lola on London Road is offering free food and drink to those in need on Christmas Day.  He is pictured with two-year-old daughter Laila Hassan.

Restaurant offers free meal to people alone on Christmas Day

Kind-hearted restaurant bosses are opening the doors of their eatery tomorrow, to give a meal to anyone who has no one to spend Christmas Day with.

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Check online when your bus is running over Christmas

Check when Lancashire buses are running over Christmas

People travelling over Christmas can find information online about changes to bus services during the festive period.

Gary Kirby and Helen Hartin by the Christmas tree

Festive ribbons to remember loved ones

A tree filled with more than 1,000 ribbons in honour of lost loved ones has raised £1,110 for a cancer charity.

Hungarian Parliament buildings, Budapest

Hungary to enjoy even more

Budapest is the postcard perfect city. From every vantage point a stunning shot, a breathtaking view, an incredible monument, sites steeped in fascinating yet complex history.

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Sunday roast

Where is best to go for a Sunday roast?

Yorkshire puds, gravy and tender meat.
Falkland Palace

Travel review: Scotland

Travel broadens the mind so they say. We are lucky in Great Britain to have such a wealth of great places to visit on our doorstep.

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Sports holiday club runs for charity

Sports holiday club runs for charity

A Christmas holiday club is offering to look after your children over the festive period - all for a donation to charity.

Mark Hendrick MP for Preston opens Preston Train Station's Bike Hub.

MP opens new train station bike hub

Cyclists can now ride to get their train with ease thanks to the opening of a new bike hub.

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