Travel: Lossit Cottage, Islay, Scotland

"On a clear day you can see Northern Ireland from Islay."
Zabaione from Gino's Italian Coastal Escape by Gino D'Acampo

How to make Gino D'Acampo's zabaione with limoncello and strawberries

A sweet and cooling pud.
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The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
Buon Natale!

Asda launch full Christmas dinner pizza with all the trimmings

There's nothing quite like a traditional Christmas dinner
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Whalley in Bloom volunteers are presenting with the Best Small Town award by Ged Shields from Amberol, the category sponsor, pictured far right.

Whalley’s prestigious in bloom honour

Volunteers who help to keep a local village looking its best were “as pleased as punch” to be recognised at the North West Regional Finals of Britain in Bloom.

Clitheroe Rotarians planting on Waterloo Road.

Rotarians get planting for polio

For the second year in a row the Rotary Club of Clitheroe have planted crocus bulbs in support of a national campaign to eradicate polio.

Margaret Johnson, Michael O'Grady, Stella Brunskill and Teresa Taylor, members of Mellor Parish Council at the play area.

£30k grant will revitalise village play area

A grant for £30,000 will ensure a Ribble Valley play area is fit for purpose for years to come.

Maharani Restaurant

REVIEW: Maharani Restaurant, the latest curry house on the block

I’m not known for my decision making skills when it comes to food.

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Pasty parcel

Mince pies, and sausage rolls - Greggs advent calendar with a difference

With chocolate advent calendars becoming the norm, a couple of dozen sample-size products are now the ideal way to get us in the Christmas spirit.
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Helen and her husband Vic collecting Cloudspotting's award from Andrew Leeming from the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership and event host Tony Livesey.

Awards recognise Valley's best in tourism enterprises

A total of six Ribble Valley enterprises were recognised at an annual awards ceremony which celebrates the best of the county's tourism industry.

Let your imagination run riot

Beer lovers: Your dream pint flavour is closer than you think

A brewery has invited beer lovers to create their fantasy pint - by asking them to submit the most bizarre flavours they can think of.
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Have you bought these nuts?

Aldi recalls nuts over allergy fears

Aldi has recalled its Clancy’s Barbecue Flavour Coated Peanuts because they contain cashew nuts, which are undeclared on the label.
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Laurence Binyon

Lancashire war poet celebrated

Lancashire's most famous war poet is celebrated in a special film created for Remembrance Day.
Bertha Wood pictured back in 1944 and celebrating her 100th birthday

Life begins at 100

More and more people are living to be 100. A new book reveals some of the great British characters to hit the century mark and here author John Withington recalls three of Lancashire’s notable centenarians.
Leeds Town Hall

Culture, craft beers and celestial bars? It's all possible on a weekend break in Leeds

Liz Ryan is wowed by the northern city's rise in popularity - but is relieved to find the people are still down to earth.

Glad the winter is here?

The formula for the perfect Friday night has been revealed..

Heating on, curtains drawn, a Chinese takeaway and TWO episodes of a Netflix series have been revealed as elements of the perfect Friday night, according to Britons.

Lancashire-based Unfolded Tale will write and publish your autobiography

Putting your life story in print

Increasing numbers of people want to leave their life story as a legacy for feature generations of their family. Mike Hill reports
The Xbox One X

What you need to know about the Xbox One X

It wouldn't be Christmas without the launch of a big brand console, and Microsoft haven't let the gaming world down.


In pictures: Clitheroe Community Bonfire 2017

Hundreds flocked to Clitheroe Community Bonfire and Fireworks Display which was held on Saturday on Clitheroe Castle field.

Pub by the canal

Where are the best canalside pubs in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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