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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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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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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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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Ashley Parkinson from Dobbies, Mike Farrow,  volunteer family member, Carol Robinson, of Dobbies, and  Muriel Farrow, volunteer family member

Dobbies complete a garden makeover at Kirkham's Milbanke Residential Home

Milbanke Residential Home are delighted with their new dementia-friendly garden, completed by staff from Dobbies.

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Where are the best family-friendly pubs in Lancashire?

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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.


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.

Hoghton Tower

Lancashire recommends.... Tourist attractions

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Turtle Bay recipe: Jerk Salmon

RECIPE: Jerk salmon with pineapple salsa

Turtle Bay in Preston has launched a brand new menu - the first big menu enhancement it has undertaken since the restaurant opened.

Phil Kelsall celebrates 40 years playing the organ at the Tower Ballroom

Record-breaking Phil Kelsall is celebrating 40 years of playing the organ at the iconic Tower Ballroom

Dancing a dramatic tango on the hallowed floor of Blackpool Tower Ballroom is a dream for many a dancer.


Where are the best tourist attractions in Lancashire?

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Xbox One X: Microsoft unveils 'worlds most powerful' 4K games console

Microsoft has revealed the "world's most powerful console", the Xbox One X.
Eric Dent prepares to launch Viva Vegas Diner

Viva’s £1m resort boost - new look for former Harry Ramsden's

An all-American taste of entertainment, food and drink is set to be served up at a new Blackpool venue.

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One pot pork shoulder

RECIPE: One pot pork shoulder

With Father’s Day fast approaching, Booths supermarket shares its recipe for a hearty and delicious one pot pork shoulder meal.

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Lancashire recommends... places to go for a burger

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Filming a Kind of Loving in St Annes

Fylde on film: Resort life through a lens over the decades

This week’s Reflections looks back at some of Fylde’s appearances on the big and small screen.

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Brown bread no better than white bread – at least for half of us

Some people may prefer brown bread while others favour white – but there has been little dispute that wholemeal is healthier.

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Bubble football in action at Preston's Ribbleton Park

Have a go at......Bubble Football

The traditional five-a-side game with a difference - every player encased in a giant inflatable ball
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