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Where are the best tapas bars in Lancashire?

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Lancashire companies exposed as pay rogues

Lancashire companies exposed as pay rogues

A swanky top-nosh Lancashire restaurant has left a bad taste in the mouth when it comes to forking out staff wages.

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The beauty of Woolacombe Bay.

Travel review: The UK’s best holiday parks on the UK’s best beach!

I always quietly celebrate the first day of a holiday. For me, it’s a boundless blank canvas, alive with promise, anticipation and great expectations.

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Mark Menzies at Preston Station

Rail firm rapped for great train ‘robbery’

Rail bosses have refused to back down over a Lancashire fares scandal being dubbed the “great train robbery.”

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Michael Wan's Mandarin

Lancashire recommends... Chinese restaurants

Readers have voted. Here are the best Chinese and Cantonese eat-in restaurants.
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Members of the Garstang and Knott End Light Railway group at Hackensall Crossing, Knott End, with the part of the route to Knott End behind them

Garstang to Knott End rail revival plans back on track

Railway revivalists are to launch a campaign which could see part of an almost forgotten rail route restored.

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Members of the Garstang and Knott End Light Railway group at Hackensall Crossing, Knott End, with the part of the route to Knott End behind them

All aboard for Garstang rail line revival

Railway revivalists are to launch a campaign which could see part of an almost forgotten rail route restored.

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Chinese food

Where are the best Chinese restaurants in Lancashire?

As we enter the year of the rooster, we want to know where the best Chinese eat-in restaurants are.

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The new Cajun restaurant Blue Bayou in Charnley Street, Preston

Cajun spirit brings new twist to city dining scene

It started with a tweet. ‘Blue Bayou is now following you on Twitter’.

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Franco's, Longridge

Lancashire recommends... Italian restaurants

Readers have voted, here are the best Italian restaurants in Lancashire

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A 24-strong party will head over to Nimes for a seven day, 512-mile cycle challenge to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Cycle across the great French Alps

Cyclists are invited to take part in a seven day, 512-mile cycle challenge across the French Alps to raise funds for two charities.
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Where are the best Italian restaurants?

From classic spaghetti bolognese to a tasty chicken cacciatore, Italian restaurants certainly make their mark on the palate.

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The good times roll when Frankie goes to Deepdale

The good times roll when Frankie goes to Deepdale

Just when you thought they couldn’t possibly squeeze anything else on to the Deepdale Retail Park along comes a major restaurant chain.

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Danny Deegan will be at a comedy night to support Becky Simpson

Comedy night in aid of schoolgirl

A Leyland community is rallying round a school girl who has suddenly become partially paralysed.
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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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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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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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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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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.

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