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Wetherspoon's slashes prices in Tax Equality Day protest

Wetherspoon's is slashing prices across nearly 900 pubs in the UK to protest against tax discrepancies that allow supermarkets to undercut pubs on alcohol sales.
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Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
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Mistletoe and wine?

Aldi launches budget friendly wine advent calendar

If you’re partial to a festive drink or two throughout December you'll be able to raise a toast with every calendar door.
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Wedding venue

Where are the best wedding venues in Lancashire?

Help us decide where the best place is for a dream wedding.

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It's the weekend

The 6 bargain booze deals you need to know about

Time for a weekend slurp.

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TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp

Property Queen Kirstie Allsopp on learning to cook - and why you should too

From tackling fussy-eaters to mastering simple Sunday roasts, Kirstie Allsopp's got it all covered in her first cookbook, as Kate Whiting discovers.
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True or false?

Here's the truth behind 5 of the biggest food myths

Do carrots really help you see in the dark? Are Oysters an aphrodisiac? And do apples keep the doctor away?
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Will you be splashing out on the Prosecco?

Aldi to sell 3-litre bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we've found the ultimate festive buy for the fizz fans out there.
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The Apple Watch series 3

New cellular Apple Watch will free users from carrying phone

Three new iPhone handsets may have been the focus, butApple Watch users have been given new powers to free themselves from their phones at Apple's live event.

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The group outside Waddow Hall.

Heritage enthusiasts explore hall’s past

Waddow Hall Heritage Group recently welcomed 20 heritage enthusiasts from across the country to a busy programme of tours, presentations and visits to local sites of interest linked to the history of the hall.

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Pitch your restaurant ideas to the BBC

New BBC show is looking for your foodie ideas

If you have a burning idea for the next big thing in restaurants, now's your chance.

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Jay Rayner, food writer and broadcaster, Thom Hetherington, Nigel Haworth, Northcote Group Leisure and Richard Nicholls, VisitBritain.

Sell out food and drink event was bursting with pride and inspiration

Taste Lancashire, the county’s first food and drink conference brought together food entrepreneurs, retail bosses, agricultural leaders, international trade experts and influencers from the hospitality industry and was a resounding success with a capacity audience at Clitheroe’s Holmes Mill.

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Video gaming fan rakes in up to £5k a month giving tips on Pokemon

A computer whizz has given up his job after earning up to £5,000-a-month giving tips and streaming videos on YouTube - about POKEMON.

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World black pudding throwing championships reignite Yorkshire/Lancashire rivalry

Britain's biggest rivalry The War of the Roses was reignited as two delicacies went head to head at the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships.
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The French make the best wine. The English just play at it.

Marco Pierre White says only a "numpty" would buy English wine

Motormouth celebrity chef Marco Pierre White has taken a pop at the English wine industry - saying only a "numpty" would buy it.

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It is priced at 15.95

Yorkshire pudding pizza on the menu - and it looks amazing

A BBQ restaurant has created a pizza with a difference - in a YORKSHIRE PUDDING.

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Colin the Caterpillar has gone to the dark side

Colin the Caterpillar gets spooky makeover

If you're afraid of the dark look away now as the nation's favourite chocolate caterpillar cake has had a drastic makeover.

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Donor representatives were wowed by the revamp of Whalley Old Grammar School Community Centre. (s)

Cheers to centre's ‘fabulous’ new look

Whalley villagers raised their glasses last week to the completion of a £50,000-plus revamp of their community centre.
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Master cheesemaker Fred Taylor cutting the curds and whey at Leagrams Dairy.

It’s all about the cheese as Fred celebrates 90th

A Master Cheesemaker who turned 90 on Tuesday will celebrate this landmark birthday with a party in the Ribble Valley on Sunday at which he will present guests with a mini Wensleydale cheese that he made himself.

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CGI of Club Car in the new Caledonian Sleeper

Travel review: Caledonian Sleeper from Preston to Inverness

There have been many memorable train journeys for me over the years. But perhaps the most beautiful and exciting was aboard the Caledonian Sleeper from Preston to Inverness.

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