Nintendo pins hopes of a return to greatness on new Switch console

Nintendo has revealed details of its forthcoming Nintendo Switch games console, as the company eyes a return to its former greatness.

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Where are the best real ale pubs in Lancashire?

Online readers have submitted suggestions for the best real ale pubs in the area.

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Mystery Tea House, Preston

Lancashire recommends... specialist food cafes

People with dietary requirements, such as vegan, gluten-free or vegetarian, often struggle where to eat. Here is a list of specialist health food cafes...
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Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is for seaside dwellers like Abi

More than half of North West residents have chosen to stay within their natural-born roots. Reporter Natalie Walker investigates the migration habits of Lancashire folk.

Britain In Bloom judges Geraldine King and Andrew Jackson in Freckleton to judge it for national best small town awards, with Sue Lee, chairman and Christine Graham, secretary

Blooming marvellous! Lancashire takes clutch of Britain in Bloom awards

It is official – Lancashire has some of the most beautiful spaces in the country.

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Marmite - would you miss it?

Brexit blows up a storm in a Pot Noodle

Brexit is the Marmite of politics - you either love it or you loathe it.

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Monkeys go bananas in their own Bake Off final

Monkeys go bananas in their own Bake Off final

A six-year-old animal lover is baking a cake for monkeys on the day of The Great British Bake Off final.

Layton Raikes manager Lee Thelwell

Real ale boost at pub chain across coast

Pub-goers will be able to enjoy five real ales from across the world alongside a selection of up to 25 beers from the UK during a 12-day festival at eight pubs across the Fylde coast.

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RIDE ACROSS BRITAIN: 970 miles. Nine days. One amazing experience.

It has been said that by riding a bicycle you learn the contours of a country best.

Book review: Valentina by SE Lynes

Book review: Valentina by SE Lynes

This is the story of a woman who is striving for an idyllic, happy, life with her partner and newborn baby.

Matthew Nicholson, manager of Milano's restaurant at Mill Farm, Wesham

Eaterie brings 15 new jobs

The latest phase of the Mill Farm Sports Village development at Wesham has created 15 new jobs.

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Some people ‘genetically programmed’ to crave fatty foods over sugary snacks

Some people ‘genetically programmed’ to crave fatty foods over sugary snacks

You really are what you eat, according to scientists, who have discovered the gene that determines if you like chicken korma or Eton mess.

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Carlisle Castle. Photo courtesy of English Heritage

Travel review: The Lake District

It is amazing how dismissive young children can be of nostalgia. Mention old-fashioned stories and jobs of yester-year and the response (in our household anyway!) is usually – BORING!
Anderton's Butchers, Longridge

Lancashire recommends... great butchers

Following an online vote, readers picked these as the six best butchers
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An artist's impression of the new coaster set for Blackpool

Excitement at prospect of new £16.25m coaster

Pleasure Beach bosses this week announced a new £16.25m rollercoaster would open in the amusement park in 2018.


VIDEO: Take a virtual ride on Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s new £16.25m rollercoaster

Blackpool Pleasure Beach bosses have announced a new £16.25m rollercoaster for the park.

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Which are the best butchers shops in Lancashire?

Can you help us decide where to go for the finest fresh meats?
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Allan Blackburn, owner of GB Antiques in Lancaster

Lancashire recommends....Antique shops

Here is a list of places to get your valuable treasures.

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Coun Jennifer Mein

Cabinet dismisses pleas to save county libraries

It took less than two hours today for Lancashire County Council’s cabinet to sign the final execution papers for a host of Lancashire libraries and children’s centres - despite being forced to think again.

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GAME OF THE WEEK: Pro Evolution Soccer 2017, Platform: PS4, Genre: Football.Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: A return to the top for FIFA’s arch rival?

This week, Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 kicks off on PS4, Forza Horizon 3’s Ultimate Edition races onto Xbox One, while Recore locks and loads on the same system.

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