Christmas News
Blackpool prankster in annual stand-off with police over offensive Christmas lights

Blackpool prankster in annual stand-off with police over offensive Christmas lights

A Blackpool joker known for crude Christmas light displays has been threatened with arrest after unveiling his latest creation.

Bispham
Ask an expert: Why is my toddler more interested in the Christmas packaging?

Ask an expert: Why is my toddler more interested in the Christmas packaging?

A psychologist tells Lisa Salmon why children often like the box more than the toy.

religion and belief
Here is what the specialist team at St Catherine’s Hospice will be doing on Christmas Day

Here is what the specialist team at St Catherine’s Hospice will be doing on Christmas Day

Each year, the specialist team works hard to keep patients and families together at home this Christmas.

Lancashire
Sheila happy to be at home for Christmas, thanks to St Catherine’s Hospice

Sheila happy to be at home for Christmas, thanks to St Catherine’s Hospice

Sheila Wilkinson is feeling much more in the festive spirit thanks to the St Catherine’s Community Nurse Specialist team, after finding out last year that she had terminal cancer.

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GALLERY: Merry Preston pensioner transforms Bamber Bridge bungalow into a winter wonderland

GALLERY: Merry Preston pensioner transforms Bamber Bridge bungalow into a winter wonderland

Deryck Scargill, 72, has raised thousands of pounds for charity by transforming his Bamber Bridge home into a festive spectacle of light.

Lancashire
Remember these 21 things you only had at Christmas in the 70’s and 80’s?

Remember these 21 things you only had at Christmas in the 70’s and 80’s?

Remember getting up at 5am and having a whole selection box for breakfast?

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This is when Morrisons will be switching off all Christmas music and checkout noise for shoppers

This is when Morrisons will be switching off all Christmas music and checkout noise for shoppers

Morrisons is planning to provide a peaceful shopping experience for customer when they switch off all store noise at the weekend.

religion and belief
Chorley school children sign Christmas carols at concert in Preston

Chorley school children sign Christmas carols at concert in Preston

Youngsters sung and signed Christmas Carols for adults with learning disabilities in Preston.

religion and belief
Here are some beauty gift ideas for Christmas

Here are some beauty gift ideas for Christmas

Eyeing the New Year bash – or expecting some Christmas money as  a present? Why not treat yourself to a glamorous new you?

Lancashire
Here is how to de-stress before Christmas

Here is how to de-stress before Christmas

Medical herbalist columnist Nicola Parker writes about winding down before Christmas.

Lancashire

Latest

A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for