Lancashire recommends....Antique shops

Here is a list of places to get your valuable treasures.

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A competition by is looking for a home with Britain's most depressing view. (s)

The hunt is on for the UK's worst view

A competition to find a home with Britain's worst view is returning for its third year.

The New and the Old: The Library, top left, and the Magistrates Court (not Police Station) both feature in the book, Burnleys Twentieth Century Buildings.

An attack on Burnley's heritage

Whichever way you look at it 2016 has been one in which heritage issues cannot be ignored, writes local historian ROGER FROST.

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Matador Freerain 24 rucksack

Travel review: Matador Freerain 24 rucksack

We all pack too much when we head out for an adventure. And we spend the rest of the day regretting it.

GAME OF THE WEEK: Pro Evolution Soccer 2017, Platform: PS4, Genre: Football.Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: A return to the top for FIFA’s arch rival?

This week, Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 kicks off on PS4, Forza Horizon 3’s Ultimate Edition races onto Xbox One, while Recore locks and loads on the same system.

Shajan Indian Restaurant. (s)

Restaurant will take action over mouse in curry claim

A Ribble Valley Indian restaurant owner has instructed his solicitors to start court proceedings against a customer who claimed to have discovered a mouse in their food while enjoying a curry at the award-winning restaurant.

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Metal detectorist John Bradbury with the WWI sweetheart locket which is his latest find

Long lost pendant could be key to story of wartime romance

A metal detecting enthusiast’s latest find could tell a story of lost love and romance from World War One.
Simon Thompson, all set for the re-start of Longridge Wine Club.

How to travel the world in a bottle and enjoy good company and tastes

As the nights start to draw in, 30 or so wine enthusiasts are looking forward to nothing better than enjoying a tipple, sampling a number of bottles of wine together.

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Lancashire venues

Thanks for your online votes. Here is the top five as voted by readers.

Clitheroe Town Mayor Coun. Mark French presents Clitheroe Bonfire Committee chairman Andy Belcham with a Town Award. (s)

Blaze of glory for organisers as they gear up for this year’s popular community event

Receiving a Town Award from Clitheroe Town Mayor Coun. Mark French was a boost to the organising team of Clitheroe Community Bonfire as they start to plan this year’s event which as usual will be held on Clitheroe Castle Field on Saturday November 5th from 6 pm.


In pictures: Gin festival is just the tonic

Hundreds of gin enthusiasts flocked to Burnley at the weekend as the UK's remarkable gin renaissance showed no sign of abating.

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Produce on offer at Chatburn show. (s)

High quality entries at sixth annual show

The sun finally came out as did the exhibitors for Chatburn Allotments and Produce Society’s sixth annual show.

GAME OF THE WEEK: NBA 2K17, Platform: PS4, Genre: Basketball. Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: Back on court to slam dunk the competition in NBA 2K17

This week, NBA 2K17 bounces onto PS4, The BioShock Collection blasts onto Xbox One, and Dead Rising roars onto PS4.

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Redevelopment of St James's Street showing Woolworth's and the Keirby Hotel, then the Burnley Crest

Burnley in the 1960s and 1970s

It is not everybody who is interested in the later 19th Century and the early 20th Century, the era in which many of the photographs I use were taken, writes local historian ROGER FROST.

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Dog-friendly pub

Where are the best dog-friendly pubs in Lancashire?

Help us compile a list of the best ale houses to take your pets.
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Girlguides from Clitheroe enjoy their European adventure. (s)

Clitheroe Girlguides embark on ‘Adventures in Copenhagen’five-day trip of sightseeing

Girlguides from Clitheroe have returned from an unforgettable trip to Denmark and Sweden as part of Girlguiding North West England’s centenary celebrations.

The Bowland Gamebirds Rounders team. (s)

Rounders event will boost two worthy causes

A rounders tournament will be held in a Ribble Valley village this weekend in aid of two worthy charities – Field Nurses and North West Air Ambulance.

Rachel Gibson with Simone and Zoie of Wardrobe by Simone. (s)

Kind gesture saw Rachel ready for her TV spotlight

A last minute TV appearance to discuss an incredible 25-stone weight loss led to the age-old dilemma facing women all over the world for a Clitheroe woman... what to wear?

Sports pitch ruined by vandals

Whalley sports pitches damaged by driving ‘donuts’

A Billington business has come to the aid of a village football club after vandals damaged the pitches – for the third time this year.

Raw Milk direct from the dairy herd is set to be sold at a Sabden farm

Farmers milk idea that will keep their business afloat

A farming family, who  were faced with having to sell off their dairy herd, have gone back to tradition with a revolutionary idea that is sweeping the UK.

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