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How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

Clean eating seems ideal for parents who want to establish their children’s healthy habits early on. It’s no surprise really: “clean eating” is the perfect buzz term for parents who are faced with supermarket shelves full of baby and toddler food which is high in sugar content and low in nutritional value.
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One for the bank holiday barbecue

Aldi set to bring back 16oz rump steak for less than a fiver

Aldi’s massive rump steak, The Big Daddy, is set to come back to stores this August.

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Do you love a bacon butty in the morning?

Bacon butty prices set to soar

The cost of a bacon sandwich is set to rise considerably due to spiraling costs of pork and butter.
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Geoff Hodbod, secretary of The Read and Simonstone Village Hall Team, with a 10,000 cheque to help purchase the Read United Reformed Church building. (s)

Villagers’ £140,000 fight to save community hub

Read and Simonstone villagers are standing together to raise £140,000 to save an indispensable community hub from demolition.
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The Official Pikachu Lens

There’s now a Snapchat Pikachu lens and people are loving it

The success - albeit temporary - of Pokemon Go! Last year showed there’s still an appetite for all things Pokemon and now a new Snapchat filter is taking users by storm.

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One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

That cheeky 5am pre-flight pint could soon be a thing of the past - if Ryanair gets its way

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Clitheroe Lions Club president Alan Clifford is installed by "Alan Clifford" with vice president John Wilkinson looking on.

Double deal done at Clitheroe Lions Club

When Clitheroe Lions Club member Alan Clifford agreed to become president of the club for two consecutive years in June 2016 he would not have expected the handover for his second year of office to be as unusual as it was.

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Nando's is giving away free chicken to all A-Level students on Thursday.

Nando's giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando's, is giving away free chicken to A-level students right across the North West this week.
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Nutellas B-ready bar

Nutella to launch new chocolate snack bar

Sweet news for chocoholics, Nutella have announced the launch of a new chocolate, biscuit snack bar set to launch in stores this September.

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Which flavour should be axed?

Walkers threaten to scrap salt and vinegar and prawn cocktail crisps

They're as British as a cup of tea but the future of some of the nation's favourite crisps could at risk after Walkers announced one of its most popular flavours could be scrapped.
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Nalgene water bottle

Gear review: Nalgene water bottle

It is thirsty work when you are exercising outdoors. So a good and reliable water bottle is a must.

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The Ullswater Steamer

Travel review: The Lake District

Oh what fun it must have been for the wealthy Every-Clayton family of Carr Hall in Barrowford all those years ago.

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Foot-long sausage roll actually measures a whopping 13 inches

Free inch as Morrisons footlong sausage roll is actually 13 inches long

Lucky Britons can bite off more than they can chew after it emerged the first supermarket foot-long sausage roll actually measures a whopping 13 inches.
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Britain produces 85% of the eggs it consumes but imports almost two billion annually.

700,000 eggs implicated in Europe pesticide contamination scare imported to UK

Around 700,000 eggs from Dutch farms implicated in the Fipronil contamination scare have been distributed to Britain, rather than the 21,000 first estimated, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said.
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RECIPE: Pistachio and summer berry roulade

RECIPE: Pistachio and summer berry roulade

Celebrate summer berries with this show stopping roulade courtesy of our friends at Booths.

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The perfect pub?

Research reveals what Britain's ideal pub looks like

In 1946, George Orwell, the author of Animal Farm and 1984, penned a newspaper article about his ideal pub - the fictional Moon Under Water.

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The Infusion ride at Blackpool pleasure beach

‘Oh I do like to be beside the seaside’

I’ve always had fond memories of visiting Blackpool as a little girl with my parents and siblings

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The results are in...

North West's least-favourite holiday destinations revealed

A new study has revealed op ten worst destinations in Europe for illness and accidents according to holiday-makers from the North West.
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Bottoms up

Let's all celebrate beer

Friday, August 4 marks International Beer Day.

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Be warned, the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) itll only cover you for certain treatments in the Europe.

You’re not covered if you’re drunk - 5 things you need to know about buying travel insurance

Travel insurance is as vital to a summer holiday as a passport but more and more of us taking the financial risk by not buying the right cover.
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