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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Fishergate tribunal adjudicator, Stephen Knapp, takes a look at the signage

Fishergate U-turn on camera plan

A controversial proposal to reintroduce traffic penalty cameras on Preston’s main shopping street has been shelved - while other plans are prepared to try and solve the city’s traffic problems.

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The beautiful Grange Manor

Travel review: Falkirk and Grangemouth, Scotland

Landlubbers often forget how important water is. But visitors to Falkirk and Grangemouth are treated to a very special way of remembering.

Members of Garstang and Preston Motor Club Andrew Richmond., Samantha Richmond, Margaret Duckworth, Dave Nolan and Ian Richmond have revamped the garden at the Space Centre

Garstang and Preston Motor Club members revamp The Space Centre garden

Members of a car enthusiast group are swapping their spanners for spades to revamp a run-down garden belonging to a sensory centre for children and young adults with disabilities.
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The Grapes Inn at Goosnargh

Two Preston pubs used as bargaining chips in £400m takeover

Two Preston pubs are being used as bargaining chips in a £400m deal by brewers Heineken to take over 1,900 hostelries from Punch Taverns.

The wonderful beach huts at De Panne. Photo courtesy of WESTTOER

Travel review: Belgium via Hull

As the saying goes – it is never dull in Hull – and lucky for our latest adventure it was also boiling in Belgium!

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Choir of children from St Barnabas Church of England Primary School, Darwen, Chatburn Church of England Primary School and SS Mary & Michael Catholic Primary School, Garstang at the Rotary Centenary Celebrations

Garstang and Over Wyre Rotary Club leads Centenary Celebrations of the Rotary Foundation

Rotarians across Lancashire joined together to mark 100 years of their charity - the Rotary Foundation.

Scientists in Europe and the US have uncovered the clearest evidence yet that drinking coffee reduces the risk of death. See PA story HEALTH Coffee. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Coffee ‘adds years to your life’ finds study

Coffee not only helps you feel full of beans - it might add years to your life as well, two major studies have shown.

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Sports and social club

Where are the best sports and social clubs in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
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Northern Rail services will be hit by strike action

Rail strike to disrupt services

Northern Rail is expecting to run more than 40 per cent of normal services during three days of industrial action this weekend.

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Walking football is gaining popularity across the county

Have a walking football

With more than 800 walking football clubs across the UK, the FA has now drawn up a standardised rule book. Here’s what you need to know

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