RECIPE: Caramelised Braeburn apple tart, salted caramel ice cream and toffee apple sauce

This caramelised braeburn apple tart recipe from the Walled Garden at Barton Grange Hotel near Preston is certainly a crowd pleaser and is the perfect dessert for a family meal.

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The Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin costs 9.97

Aldi’s £10 gin is one of the world's best, vote judges

Budget supermarket chain, Aldi, has scooped one of the most prestigious awards in the drink industry to win gold at the International Wine and Spirits Competition.

Christian Atack after the swimming challenge

Chorley man dedicates his Ironman challenge to his Pilling dad

A man has fulfilled a promise he made to his dying father - by completing the Ironman UK challenge.
Ingleton Waterfall Trail

Lancashire recommends.... family days out with entry fees

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Flowers on the beach near the RIU Imperial Marhaba hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, where 38 people lost their lives

Tour operators can resume selling holidays in Tunisia

UK tour operators can resume selling holidays in Tunisia for the first time since the Sousse massacre after the Government changed its travel advice.

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Have a go at... Metafit

A 30 minute workout including a series of body-weight exercises with interval style training.

The Holly in Forton

Italian couple take over The Holly in Forton

A Forton pub has been given an Italian twist after a Sicilian couple have taken over at the helm.

Elsie and Jim Clark

Inskip and Hambleton couple Elsie and Jim celebrate platinum anniversary

As Jim and Elsie Clark’s paths crossed many times, it was the sight of Elsie on stage that marked the start of a great love story.

The surge in ticketing comes after clamping on private land was banned in 2012

Code of conduct urged as number of parking tickets from private companies rises

The number of parking tickets handed out by private companies has soared, leading to support for proposed new laws to end the industry's self-regulation.

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Ben Ashworth

Memorial fund set up to cover Preston runner Ben Ashworth's celebration service

The Lancashire community has been so touched by the legacy of inspirational campaigner Ben Ashworth, they have contributed thousands to help his wife pay for his celebration service.

Fishing in Blackpool

Lancashire recommends... fishing spots

Here is a list of the best places to catch fish in Lancashire.

Top of the Tanks at Tatton Flower Show

Veterans joined forces with schoolchildren for a groundforce operation to create a blooming display at this year’s RHS Tatton Flower Show.

Macs Bar

Macs Bar grows up with sophistication

It might still have the same name . . . but everything else is changing at Macs Bar in Preston.

Have a go at cricket

Have a cricket

Whether you just want to play for fun or be right up there challenging for honours, there’s a place for everyone.

The Halston Aparthotel in Carlisle


Historic northern cities are enjoying something of a renaissance of late, and Carlisle could be one such example of an emerging success story.

The Galloways Driving Day at 3 Sisters Race Track.

Driving day for people with sight loss

Sight loss charity Galloway’s is now able to host its annual Driving Day for blind and partially sighted people following disappointment earlier this year.

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Tiggis restaurant on Guildhall Street, Preston

The end of an Italian love affair

It has been an inglorious end for a once-glorious Preston eatery.

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Whittingham and Goosnargh Sports and Social Club

Lancashire recommends... sports and social clubs

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The Naaz restaurant set to reopen three months after closing its doors

The Naaz restaurant set to reopen three months after closing its doors

One of Lancashire’s favourite curry houses is to reopen just three months after it closed its doors.

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Ryan Desposiers of Seattle at work

It’s Ribchester Re-visited for UCLan team

The village of Ribchester is located on and around the site of a Roman fort and this summer a dedicated team of archaeologists from UCLan returned to dig out more secrets about its historic past. FIONA FINCH finds out more

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