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RECIPE: Lamb Kleftiko - Serves two to three people

Lamb kleftiko is a rustic, traditional Greek recipe made with slow cooked lamb originally cooked in an earth oven, a simple pit in the ground, used to trap heat and smoke.

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Volunteers from Blackburn Food Bank collecting the donation.

High school staff’s charity weight loss

Staff at St Augustine’s RC High School have been losing weight to raise funds for a local charity.

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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Planning on a bank holiday getaway?

Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

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This solar powered invention is more than just a barbecue

The world's first solar-powered barbecue has been invented which cooks food using mirrors.
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Bawal Kids Jacket

Clothing review: Bawal Kids Jacket

When you are 10-years-old and a serious traveller - you need the clothes to look the part.
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Stormsure repair kit

Kit review: Stormsure repair kit

There is nothing worse than being outdoors in the middle of no-where and your equipment or clothing rips.

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Couple's climbing challenge to help educate people about life-threatening allergies

The parents of nine-year-old boy from Clitheroe are climbing the National Three Peaks to help raise awareness about severe allergies.

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REVIEW: Take That supported by All Saints at Manchester Arena

Along with tens of thousands of my closest friends, I popped out to see the Mancunian boys made good who have arrived for a barn-storming return to the city they call home.

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Revellers celebrate Christmas at the Cat's Whiskers in the 1970s.

Countdown to massive reunion of town's most iconic nightclubs

Tickets have gone on sale for a "mother of all reunions" to celebrate the heyday of some of Burnley's most iconic nightclubs.
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Booths recipe: Homemade burger with bacon and cheese

RECIPE: Homemade burger with bacon and cheese

Eating a burger is satisfying ... but it tastes even better when you’ve made it from scratch.

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Destiny 2 is the first full sequel to the 2014 original

Destiny 2 filled with amazing things to do, say developers

The makers of Destiny 2 have said the sequel will be filled with "amazing things to do" as the first gameplay was revealed.

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GAME OF THE WEEK: Little Nightmares, Platform PC, Xbox One, PS4, Genre Horror. Picture credit: PA PhotoHandout.

Games Central: The best bad dreams

This week it's horror from Little Nightmares and whimsy from Seasons After Fall on Xbox One, while we try to survive Prey and live as a Black & White Bushido on PS4.
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Students from Oakhill School, Whalley, with staff at Tower Wood outdoor education centre in Cumbria where they enjoyed a week of fun.

Adventure time is reward for children's hard work

Learning how to make their own packed lunches was just one of the challenges set for a group of youngsters who enjoyed a trip to Tower Wood outdoor education centre in Cumbria.

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Life is a breeze for these plucky students from Oakhill School, Whalley, who rose to the challenge of  a two day expedition for their Duke of Edinburgh bronze awards.

Intrepid young explorers survive night in the open

Watch our Bear Grylls... a team of adventorous young explorers from the Ribble Valley are hot on your heels.
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Lancashire recommends.... guest houses and B&Bs

Whether you are staying overnight in a different town or need somewhere to put up visiting relatives, here is a list of guest houses and bed and breakfasts as voted by readers.

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An artists impression of the proposed new all-weather football facilities to be built behind the current Roefield pitches. (s)

Major sports complex proposed for town

Ambitious plans to build an all-weather multi-sports facility behind the existing football pitches on the Roefield site are being explored.

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Supermarket visit helps pre-schoolers learn more about taking care of their teeth.

Pre-schoolers say ‘cheese’ at supermarket

A total of 14 children from Bowland Montessori Pre-school visited Sainsbury’s supermarket in Clitheroe as part of a topic on looking after your teeth.

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Where are the best guest houses in Lancashire?

Whether you are staying overnight in a different town or need somewhere to put up visiting relatives, here is a list of guest houses and bed and breakfasts as suggested by readers.

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Some of the damage at Ribchester Football Club pavilion.

'Heartless' vandals place club's future in jeopardy

A break-in at the home of Ribchester Rovers FC has left the football club in disarray after various items were stolen and damage caused to the club’s pavilion.

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