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Nine hacks to keep your greens fresh for longer

Cut back on waste, save money and make sure you’ve always got things on hand for a healthy meal with AO.com’s top tips for keeping your vegetables fresh for longer.
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Orienteering

Map out a great new hobby

A series of orienteering events around the area are waiting to be challenged.

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A quality bronze which sold at the recent Silverwoods auction sale. (s)

Experts line up to boost specialist auctions

Silverwoods Auction is strengthening it’s team of specialist consultants for 2017 and introducing a new programme of special sales alongside it’s bi-monthly fine art and antiques auctions.

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The Concoction of Love

Share the love on Valentine's Day with BÉNÉDICTINE

With the most romantic day of the year just around the corner, BÉNÉDICTINE Liqueur has been busy thinking up the perfect Valentine's treat for you and your loved one.

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Steve Proctor of Ribblesdale Camera Club with guest speaker Graham Currey. (s)

Camera club welcomed talented guest

Ribblesdale Camera Club Chairman Steve Proctor promised members that the invited lecturer for January, Graham Currey from South Manchester Camera Club, would be showing some photography probably never seen at the club before.

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Members of Slaidburn Young Farmers at the club's presentation evening. (s)

Presentation evening celebrated club's success

Slaidburn Young Farmers Club held their annual presentation evening on Friday, January 6th in Newton Village Hall.

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Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

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Macdonald Gisborough Hall Hotel

Travel review: Guisborough, England

Opinion is divided over Brexit – but one thing is for sure – it’s a great way of making sure we stay home and explore the incredible nation that is Great Britain.

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Mack and Mabel cast flash mob in Clitheroe town centre. (s)

Mack and Mabel mob

Members of Clitheroe Parish Church Operatic and Dramatic Society found a novel way to promote their new musical offering, Mack and Mabel, when they took to the streets to perform as a flash mob.

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Red Rose Club ladies present a cheque for �450 to East Lancs Hospice.

Donation supports hospice’s vital work

The Red Rose Social Club proved they were blooming amazing – by handing over a cheque for £450 to East Lancashire Hospice.

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Thompson Park, Burnleu

Park's Heritage Lottery Fund award has to be welcome

On Monday of last week it was announced that Burnley Council had been awarded £861,000 of Heritage Lottery Funding for the restoration of Thompson Park, writes local historian Roger Frost.

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Commodore 64

The future is retro: could your old tech be worth a fortune?

While shiny new PlayStation 4 Slims and Xbox One S games consoles are likely to be high up on the wish lists of many this Christmas, others would like nothing more than to slip back in time to the golden age of video games, between the late 70s and early 90s.
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The new SPAShell at Fishmore Hall Hotel

Relaxing spa break in the hills was just the ticket

Imagine sipping a chilled glass of wine while relaxing in a hot tub with stunning views of rolling hills to boot?
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That Comic Shop

Lancashire recommends.... comic book stores

Here is our guide of the best comic book and games stores in the region.
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The interior of the Empire Theatre, Burnley

Empire fights back as 2017 looks set to be its year

2017 looks set to be the year to bring Lancashire's only grade two listed theatre, which is in Burnley,  back to life.

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New York

United States is top holiday destination for Britons in 2017

The United States is set to dominate the most popular holiday destinations for Britons next year, a study shows.

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Kenny Baker with R2-D2

The Big North West Quiz

Think you know what happened across the North West in 2016? Our team of reporters put you to the test with some tricky posers ...

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The casualty statistics tell us that motorways are our safest roads

Plan to let learner drivers practise on motorways

Learner drivers will be allowed to practise on motorways for the first time if a government plan to improve road safety is given the go-ahead.

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Giant Haystacks feels the wrath of Big Daddy in January 1984

Seconds away... for return of the golden days of televised wrestling

For generations of ‘World of Sport’ fans Saturday afternoon meant wrestling. Stars like Big Daddy and Giant Haystacks were loved by millions. ITV has commissioned a wrestling special to air on New Year’s Eve. Wrestling commentator Greg Lambert looks back at a golden age for sports entertainment
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GAME OF THE WEEK: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Platform: PS4.  Pic credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: Christmas countdown towards the top console title of 2016 part two

This big day has nearly arrived! Here’s hoping one of the year’s best five console crackers has made it into your home for the festive season!

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