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Restaurant races up award ladder arriving at number six in the country

A star Lancashire chef and restaurateur has sped to the top of a list of the best eateries in the UK.

Chorley
Booths chairman Edwin Booth

Booths free hot drink scheme to be cut

Booths free coffee benefits - a staple of many people's days - are to be cut.
Business
Paella

Where are the best Spanish restaurants in Lancashire?

Is the weather making you want something a little more exotic?

News

Staff at Preston’s Sylhet Bangla are backing England’s World Cup squad with free food and beer

Staff at a curry restaurant are spicing up the World Cup . . . and flying the flag for England.

TV
Salt and pepper chicken

Takeaway review: Yu's Chinese Restaurant /Fish and chips at Station Road, Bamber Bridge

I  admit I can be quite erroneously suspicious of  food outlets which try a little too hard and boast more than one speciality on the menu.

Food and Drink
The move comes as pressure grows on companies

McDonald's rolls out paper straws to all UK and Ireland restaurants

McDonald's is replacing plastic straws with paper ones across all its UK and Ireland restaurants after a successful trial.
Food and Drink
The move will pit Deliveroo directly against Just Eat

Food fight hots up as Deliveroo takes bite out of Just Eat's market

Deliveroo has announced a radical shift in strategy that will see the rivals go head-to-head in Britain's takeaway market.
Business
The switch will affect all 880 Wetherspoon pubs from July 9

Wetherspoon's to serve more UK and non-EU drinks

Pub chain Wetherspoon is to sell more drinks from the UK and non-EU brewers in the run up to Brexit.
Business
Bradley's Bar, Wesham

Lancashire recommends...The best sports bars in Lancashire

Lancashire's pubs will be full with lively fans watching the World Cup over the next few weeks.

News
Roger and Matt Varley of Shaw Hill at food and drink festival a Taste of Chorley

Chorley showcases its best cuisine at food festival

Thousands got a flavour of Chorley at a food and drink festival over the weekend.
Whats on
Mark Long at work- Brindle Distillery is a finalist in the BIBAs as Family Business of the Year

Lifeline offered to closed gin bar at Brindle Distillery

A popular gin bar in Brindle which had to close after its future came under threat could have a second chance.
Chorley
Jelly Babies were first made in Lancashire

Sweet shop favourite born in Lancashire

For more than a century, a factory in Lancashire exported some of the nation’s most popular treats to sweet shops all over the world. Charlie Smith investigates the life and times of the humble Jelly Baby
Nostalgia
Coffee shop

The best town centre cafes in Lancashire

If you are shopping in one of these town centres, why not give these cafes a try - as voted by readers.

News
Salad Cream

Salad Cream to be renamed Sandwich Cream by food giant Heinz

Food giant Heinz is considering changing the name of its Salad Cream for the first time in 104 years to Sandwich Cream because few customers actually use it on salads.

Business
Cafe

Vote: Where are the best town centre cafes in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
News

8 of the best chippies in Lancashire

Households across Lancashire will be tucking into a Friday treat of chippy tea tonight - and not just because it's Friday.

Food and Drink
PIC: North Yorkshire Police

Police stop golf buggy at McDonald's drive through

Police have stopped a golf buggy at a McDonald's drive through.
Crime
Overstocking at supermarkets is one of the factors

UK 'could be reaching peak Prosecco'

Sales of sparkling wine have continued to increase but at a slower rate, suggesting the UK could be approaching "peak Prosecco", says a report.

Food and Drink
Peter Clark of the Bull & Royal, Church Street, Preston, has brought in a 17 foot screen for the World Cup. Photos Neil Cross.

Seventeen foot super screen ready for summer of football

A sky high 17-foot screen – costing £20,000 – has been set up at a city centre pub to cheer on England in this summer’s World Cup.

News
Halfway House, Clayton-le-Woods

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Halfway House, Clayton-le-Woods

The elusive Dante moves aside and the result could be divine cuisine

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