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Cricket and rounders teams meet to celebrate achievements

Bolton-by-Bowland Cricket Club and Bowland Gamebirds joined forces recently to celebrate their achievements.

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Hotpot is being overlooked in favour of pizza and curry

British meals could soon be consigned to the history books

Traditional British dinners could soon be a thing of the past, as Britons now officially PREFER foreign food, according to a new study.

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Quality Street first hit the shelves in 1936

Sweet news for Quality Street fans as Toffee Deluxe returns for Christmas

Nestle's Toffee Deluxe chocolate is returning to Quality Street tubs in time for Christmas after its removal last year caused uproar among confectionery fans.

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It's gin o'clock

Cheers! It's International Gin and Tonic Day - again

If you're partial to Mother's Ruin today will need no explaining – it's International Gin and Tonic Day.

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Rubis Chocolate Wine

Aldi is combining two delicious products this Christmas with release of its chocolate wine

Sweet tooth Brits are about to have their wishes answered this festive season as Aldi unveils a new chocolate wine.

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Mary Berry has been confirmed as a judge for the new series

BBC launch hunt for Britain’s Best Cook

The BBC is looking for Britain’s best cooks, to roast, boil and and bake it off in a new prime-time TV show.
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Labelled 'extra dry'

Affordable organic prosecco from Lidl? We've put it to the test

Lidl have launched a limited edition organic prosecco giving wine lovers everything they need.

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Cocoon Travel Blanket

Gear review: First Ascent travel aids

Travel is fun and broadens the mind. But you have to be comfortable to enjoy it or all the fun just disappears!

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GBBO’s Martha Collison creates four-minute recipes to fill ad breaks

The return of the nation’s favourite baking show has seen the nation dust off their utensils and get back into the full spirit of the tent – but there’s one big difference this year that has everyone talking. The advert breaks.

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Tony Pilkington presents the cheque to Charlotte Hammond and Ross Hibbert with Hamilton, Blake, Charlie, Jamie and Lexi.

Clitheroe Wolves disabled youngsters’ footy team given £250

A donation for £250 has been presented to a football team set up to remove some of the obstacles faced by young disabled people who would like to play the sport.

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Rev. Andy Froud tucks into his breakfast.

Clitheroe church's Big Breakfast raises funds and brings people together

Clitheroe Parish Church has held two of its monthly Saturday Big Breakfasts which now have raised nearly £700 between them.

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Sheep grazing outside Sellafield, formerly Windscale

Nuclear bomb dream that led to disaster at Windscale

This week marks the 60th anniversary of the worst nuclear accident in British history – an incident which spread panic among Lancashire’s farmers, fishermen and tourism industry. Jessica Hay looks back
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New KFC is now open.

Valley's KFC is open for business

Fast food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken's first Ribble Valley outlet has officially opened today.

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14 pints of beer a day, and it wasn't weak

Beer 'as much of a dietary staple as bread' in 16th century

Beer was ranked alongside bread as the most important dietary staple in early modern Ireland, and some workers were granted a daily allowance of 14 pints of ale, a study has found.

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The super spicy dish, titled the Volcanic Vindaloo

Morrisons launches the UK's 'hottest' supermarket curry

When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

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Tikka Masala is king of the curries

Revealed - the UK’s king of curries

In the 20th National Curry Week, the UK’s favourite spicy concoction has been revealed.

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The north west supermarket is branching out

AmazonFresh launches Booths products for customers

AmazonFresh shoppers can now order groceries from north of England-based supermarket chain Booths in the latest stage of the online giant's expansion into the market.

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Some UK restaurant chains are still serving "super-sized calorific junk" to children

REVEALED: The UK’s least healthy family restaurants

A new league table has been revealed today as part of Soil Association’s Out to Lunch campaign, ranking 25 of the UK’s most popular restaurants*.
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Silver boot hike

Dynamic teamwork bags silverware

Super-fit youngsters were put through their paces to complete the annual Clitheroe Scout and Girlguiding Ribble Valley Silver Boot hike.

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Generally, organic wine producers use a lower level of sulphites

Lidl launch ‘hangover-free’ prosecco

If you’re prone to hangover hell every time the bubbly is popped Lidl have answered your prayers with a prosecco that’s allegedly hangover free.
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