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Average price of pint of bitter tops £3 for first time

The average price of a pint of bitter in pubs has topped £3 for the first time, a new report has revealed.

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Chinese Lions add a dash of colour to the launch of Preston's new dragon boat

The eyes have it at dragon boat launch

It was a case of dotting the eyes and crossing the Marina when Preston paddlers took delivery of their first brand new dragon boat.

Arts
Nearly 70 Wetherspoon's pubs in Scotland will take part in the same price cuts

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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Richard Kellet, main winer at Garstang Gardening Club Show

Everything in their garden’s so lovely!

Bright blooms and vibrant vegetables helped the green-fingered bunch at Garstang Gardening Club celebrate their 30th birthday.

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Paul and Maureen Mallon

Garstang Market's cheese stallholders retire after 25 years

Garstang’s best-loved cheese and biscuit traders have said a final goodbye to their customers after serving from behind the counter of their indoor market stall for 25 years.
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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.
Transport
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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Dessert

Where is the best place to go for a dessert?

If you fancy a sweet treat, where do you like to go?
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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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Adventure at Haigh Country Park

Lancashire recommends... adventure golf

Here is a list of places for adventure golf.
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Garstang School of Gymnastics members who took part in The Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games in Sheffield.
Georgina Horn and Millie Sutcliffe, both 12, and 16-year-old Katie Whittaker (centre).

Garstang gymnasts' great medal haul

Rising stars from the Garstang School of Gymnastics brought home an impressive haul of medals after competing at The Special Olympics Great Britain.

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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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Robert Cunliffe with his book A History of the Garstang and Knott End Railway

Book review: A History of the Garstang and Knott End Railway by Robert Cunliffe

There are still places in the rural Wyre countryside between Garstang and Knott End where the route of this gone but far from forgotten railway can still be traced.
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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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Lancashire Game and Country Festival in Scorton.
Vale of Lune Harriers give a hunting demonstration.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
9-9-2017

Country celebration

Huge crowds descended on Scorton Showground over the weekend despite the September showers for the annual Lancashire Game and Country Festival.

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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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