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Lancashire's most unusual football league

Grassroots football is the lifeblood of the game, John Grimbaldeston looks back at one of Lancashire’s more unusual league set-ups

1. Most people see her face every day, on items in their pocket

Whose waxwork is it anyway...?

It’s probably fair to say technology has moved on in the waxworks world over the years.

Fleetwood Trawlers, June 1980

Jump on board to ride the waves of Fleetwood shipping nostalgia

We are sailing back through the years this week with ship-themed nostalgia in Fleetwood.

Church Road, Lytham looking towards the square near the junction with Agnew Street, in 1970

Lytham street where the past and present look strikingly similar

Taken nearly 50 years apart, these two shots of Church Road, in Lytham, show how little some things have changed over the last half a century.

The Kilchoman Estate with Machir Bay in the distance.

Travel: Lossit Cottage, Islay, Scotland

"On a clear day you can see Northern Ireland from Islay."
Zoe, a three-year-old Chihuahua enjoying the 80th  birthday party at the PDSA Veterinary Centre , Hawes Side Lane, Blackpool, in 1997. Holding the cake is trainee nurse Anna Thompson.

Marking 100 years of helping pets

Pet well-being charity PDSA, which runs the Pet Hospital in Hawes Side Lane, Blackpool, turns 100 today.

Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

There was a time when Morecambe was known as the Naples of the North.

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.
The Garstang in Bloom team at the Floral Hall, Southport

Garstang is blooming marvellous

Green fingered enthusiasts from Garstang scooped a total of eight awards and medals at the Northwest in Bloom Awards held in the Floral Hall, Southport.

The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
Do you find time to cook?

Half of Lancastrians say they waste most of their free time cooking

Millions of people in the UK are trying to balance their social lives, relationships and all of life’s other chores like cooking and housework meaning precious spare time is becoming increasingly limited.
Buon Natale!

Asda launch full Christmas dinner pizza with all the trimmings

There's nothing quite like a traditional Christmas dinner
Which is your favourite?

The search begins for our Italian Restaurant of the Year

We are on the hunt for the best Italian Restaurant of 2017.

Hunter Red Original Tall Gloss Boot

Gardening: 4 of the best wellington boots

We look at 5 of the best boots for the garden

Ching-He Huang

Food and Drink: It might sound crazy but we’ve being doing stir-fries all wrong, says Ching-He Huang

How many of us have lumped for a supermarket stir-fry mix, complete with sickly packet sauce, dumped it all in a wok, burned the bottom, and wished we’d just ordered in chow mein? We’re betting this happens a lot.

Oriental Village, Bispham

DINING OUT: New restaurant brings a fresh and modern taste of the Orient

Opening a new business is no mean feat.

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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Ashton Memorial

Lancashire recommends... interesting buildings

You don't need to go far to marvel at Lancashire's architecture.

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.
Worlds Travel Risks Mapped

Where is it safe to go on holiday abroad?

The past year has been tumultuous, with terror attacks taking place in Turkey, Manchester, London and Barcelona.

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