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UK’s largest pub company hit with £24k fine after family’s Baked Alaska horror

A Baked Alaska dessert wrongly sold as ‘egg-free’ sent a boy with a severe egg allergy into anaphylactic shock, a court has heard.

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Wolf and Jennifer Zech

A special day with an international flavour

Digital entrepreneurs Wolf Zech and Jennifer Duthie tied the knot in an exquisite ceremony in London.

Interior of the hospital hut at Wampo on the Burma-Thailand Railway

Nostalgia: Lancaster officer’s diary from Japanese prisoner of war camp

New book tells story of Lancaster officer’s tune held in a notorious Japanese prisoner of war camp.

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Martha the mastiff was crowned World's Ugliest Dog 2017

Martha the mastiff is crowned world’s ugliest dog

A 125lb gentle giant named Martha has been crowned the winner of the 29th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest.

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Col Cary Owtram digging up his wartime diary in 1945

Lancashire soldier's hell on the River Kwai

During the Second World War Colonel Cary Owtram OBE was held in Chungkai Japanese Prisoner of War Camp, on the infamous river Kwai.

Lottery win couple Natalie and Andrew Cunliffe's dream wedding in Cyprus. Photo: Matt Herrington Photography

Lottery couple revel in Cyprus wedding

When he scooped a million on a lottery scratchcard, builder Andrew Cunliffe’s first thought was to propose.

Andrew and Natalie Cunliffe's dream wedding in Cyprus

Lottery win couple get their dream wedding

When he scooped a million on a lottery scratchcard, builder Andrew Cunliffe’s first thought was to propose.

Former Fylde coast teacher Pat Willliams is fund-raising for Ndina Simon (pictured here) to represent her country, Namibia, in the World Championships of Performing Arts in Los Angeles

Former Fleetwood teacher’s bid to help dancer take to global stage

A former Fylde coast teacher is appealing for support to help a talented dancer realise her dreams at an international competition.

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The Sitting Goose, Bartle

Lancashire recommends... family-friendly pubs

Readers have voted. Here are the top family-friendly pubs in Lancashire.
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The beautiful city of Zagreb.

Travel: Zagreb grabbed hold of my heart in whirlwind visit to a hidden gem

There are some places that are hidden gems and despite being the Croatian capital, Zagreb is often overlooked as a destination in its own right.

Photo Neil Cross Work will be delayed  on the Broughton bypass

More hold-ups for Lancashire motorists as Broughton by-pass delayed

Lancashire motorists have been warned that completion of the long awaited Broughton by-pass will be delayed until early 2018.

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Have you been sick while on holiday?

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

UK holidaymakers could be banned from all-inclusive breaks unless they stop making bogus food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Gardening: 5 of the best greenhouses

Gardening: 5 of the best greenhouses

We look t five of the best greenhouses

Food & drink: Meet the guy with a huge passion for curry dishes

Food & drink: Meet the guy with a huge passion for curry dishes

Californian Dan Toombs’ introduction to British curry houses didn’t come until he was 22, when he worked in a pub in Croydon while on a student visa.

Inside the Dingles' cottage at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

Cross over to Yorkshire for a tour of Emmerdale

For hundreds of years, there has been a bit of a friendly rivalry between Lancastrians and Yorkshire folk.

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Baked Alaska

RECIPE: Baked Alaska

The Walled Garden at Barton Grange Hotel, near Preston, is proud to support Lancashire produce and, to go with one of their favourite ingredients, local fish, in a Your Food a couple of weeks ago, what could be tastier than Baked Alaska, using many locally-sourced ingredients?

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Where are the best family-friendly pubs in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Jeff Stelling has completed his marathon challenge

TV presenter completes marathon trek for cancer charity

Intrepid television presenter Jeff Stelling completed his amazing walking challenge for Prostate Cancer UK on Friday.

Paul Collins and Laura Shuttleworth with their daughter Lucy

Paul and Laura achieve their happy ever after

When Paul Collins and Laura Shuttleworth tied the knot, they found the happy ever after they had longed for.


When TV and movie cameras put Blackpool in spotlight

Blackpool has been the focus of the screen – both big and small – many times over the last century, and more.

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