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Travel: Escape the mayhem and enjoy warmer climates during Christmas period

Mistletoe pinned conspicuously above doorways, snow-capped rom coms splashed across cinema screens... when it comes to lonelier than thou holidays, Christmas comes a close second to Valentine’s Day.

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Singers entertaining the shoppers in Liverpool One

Liverpool One and Albert Dock at Christmas - review

You either love Christmas shopping or you don’t – there’s no real grey area.
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Santa's grotto in Preston

Lancashire recommends... festive experiences

Here is a list of fun things to do to get in the Christmas spirit.

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A yellow warning for Preston has been issued by the Met Office.

SNOW WARNING: Preston's hour-by-hour snow forecast for Sunday

A yellow weather warning has been issued for Preston on Sunday as sub-zero temperatures continue to sweep across the north west.
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Christmas at the Gendarmenmarkt.

Travel: A sparkling taste of Christmas in Germany’s capital city of contrasts

As the snow began to fall and the sparkling lights glistened on the wooden roofs it was easy to see why thousands of people visit the continent’s Christmas markets each year to add festive sparkle to the seasonal celebrations.
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LIFE IN PRESTON SURVEY: Just how happy are you to live and work in Preston?

LIFE IN PRESTON SURVEY: Just how happy are you to live and work in Preston?

We’re a happy bunch here in Preston . . . or are we?

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Travel Show 2018

The Travel and Leisure Show is back for 2018

If you are planning to get away for a fabulous holiday, then you will certainly find inspiration at The Travel and Leisure Show 2018, organised by The Lancashire Post and The Gazette, in association with Blue Air.
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Sample the delights of fine food and drink in London.

Travel: Food glorious food and luxury living in the capital

London has been on our ‘to do’ list for a while.

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Ancient Roman city of Perge

Travel: Luxury in the ancient land where sun always shines: Antalya, Turkey

The Loggerhead turtle winds her way through azure seas, bobbing her head lazily from the warm, salty, water
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Judith Charmers in Wish You Were Here

'Retro destinations' tipped for comeback for UK holidaymakers

Tour operator Thomas Cook says "retro destinations" are making a comeback with holidaymakers.

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Buchanan Street is one of the main shopping streets in Glasgow city centre.

TRAVEL: Experience Christmas shopping in Glasgow

They say Glasgow loves Christmas and they’re not wrong!

Lifestyle
Chirk Aqueduct and railway viaduct.

Travel: Peace and quiet reigns in border country where battles once raged

The first clue that we were going to enjoy our stay in the borderlands of rural Shropshire was the discovery of a farm’s cheese vending machine en-route to our self-catering cottage near Ellesmere.
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Barrique

Lancashire recommends... wine bars

Here is a list of the top wine bars in Lancashire
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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."
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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.

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The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
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Worlds Travel Risks Mapped

Where is it safe to go on holiday abroad?

The past year has been tumultuous, with terror attacks taking place in Turkey, Manchester, London and Barcelona.

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Leeds Town Hall

Culture, craft beers and celestial bars? It's all possible on a weekend break in Leeds

Liz Ryan is wowed by the northern city's rise in popularity - but is relieved to find the people are still down to earth.

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The entrance to The Cafe Bar's courtyard on Winckley Street.

RESTAURANT REVIEW: A truly delightful Mediterranean enclave hidden in the city centre

A sense of escapism from our daily routines is what we all crave for on a regular basis – in fact, probably more than we’d want to admit to.

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Picturesque views of Boston.

Travel: Boston – home of ball games, seafood and lots of boiled treats!

There are three things that I love about Boston and Massachusetts – the sport, the history and the food.

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