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#Cry4Friends campaign for youngsters who have lost their friends to sudden cardiac arrest

Thomas Blundell and Joseph O’Neill share their grief after the death of a friend as part of a new support resource developed by CRY in recognition of the impact a young sudden cardiac death has on friends.
Cara Birchall

A Jazzy way For Piper Music Management organise a huge live event

Arranging for one of America’s hottest stars to attend a concert in Blackpool is certainly one career highlight that won’t be forgotten.

Sweaty Mama natal fit group in Chorley is collecting Christmas gifts for children at Derian House

Sweaty Mama in Buckshaw Village to deliver Christmas wishes to children at Derian House

A mother and baby fitness group in Chorley is collecting Christmas gifts for children at Derian House.
Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge called in at Wallings Farm Cockerham. Presenter of the BBCs One Show Matt Baker was presented with a cake by Anna Walling

More Children in Need photos

People in Lancashire have been busy fund-raising for Children in Need.

Gin festival at the Tower Ballroom

Chin-chin to the return of celebration of all things gin

After a sell-out first Gin Festival at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, the event’s return has now been announced.
Kings Chips in Fishergate.

The humble chip gets top billing at Preston's newest takeaway

It’s “hello Mr Chips” with the opening of the newest business on Preston’s prime shopping street.
Food and Drink
Balcony in the ABC Cinema, in Preston

Day a Hollywood star put Preston on the silver screen

Jessica Hay looks back at the star-studded day when Preston threw open its doors to the what was heralded the most technically advanced cinema in the country
Catforth FC circa 1957

Lancashire's most unusual football league

Grassroots football is the lifeblood of the game, John Grimbaldeston looks back at one of Lancashire’s more unusual league set-ups

Stonehouse Childcare in Leyland took part in a full week of activities for Children in Need
Holly, Max, Gabriel, Aydin, Leon and Thomas

Your photos from 
Children in Need

Youngsters have been going dotty with Pudsey Bear over this year’s Children in Need appeal.

Santa's grotto at Rainbow House

Christmas fair at Rainbow House in Mawdesley

Families are invited to Rainbow House’s annual Christmas fair next month.
Head Trainer Danny Hobson celebrates the Eat Out Magazine Award win with Olive Tree Brasserie founder Dean Wilson.

Preston restaurant chain’s top menu award

A Lancashire-based Greek restaurateur has beaten a national chain to win a coveted industry award.

Food and Drink
The Kilchoman Estate with Machir Bay in the distance.

Travel: Lossit Cottage, Islay, Scotland

"On a clear day you can see Northern Ireland from Islay."
Travel and Leisure
Meet 'N' Match host a LGBT friendship and dating agency for people with learning disabilities, with Voice for All, user led advocacy group and Brothers of Charity service, held at Brothers of Charity, Liseuax Hall, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley.

A fun night for the LGBT community with Meet ‘N’ Match in Chorley

People within the LGBT community who have learning disabilities were given the rare chance to socialise and meet other like minded people through a specially organised gathering.

Santa with Chief Elf Charlotte at the launch of Galloway's Santa's grotto at St George's Centre

Can you volunteer as an elf for Galloway's Christmas grotto in Preston?

Who wants to become an elf and spread festive cheer?

Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

There was a time when Morecambe was known as the Naples of the North.

Travel and Leisure
Zabaione from Gino's Italian Coastal Escape by Gino D'Acampo

How to make Gino D'Acampo's zabaione with limoncello and strawberries

A sweet and cooling pud.
Food and Drink
The Garstang in Bloom team at the Floral Hall, Southport

Garstang is blooming marvellous

Green fingered enthusiasts from Garstang scooped a total of eight awards and medals at the Northwest in Bloom Awards held in the Floral Hall, Southport.


Have a go at... Golf

A club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
Do you find time to cook?

Half of Lancastrians say they waste most of their free time cooking

Millions of people in the UK are trying to balance their social lives, relationships and all of life’s other chores like cooking and housework meaning precious spare time is becoming increasingly limited.
Food and Drink
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