All the memories come flooding back

Leyland town centre looked almost unrecognisable submerged under water almost 30 years ago.

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Booths recipe - Cauliflower Steaks

RECIPE: Cauliflower steaks with Gremolata crust

Who says vegetarian main courses can’t be delicious? Booths supermarket shares its cauliflower recipe which is the perfect alternative to a meat roast.

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Theatrical production by Broughton Players

Have a go at.... Amateur dramatics

Theatre performed by amateur actors and singers. Amateur theatre groups may stage plays, revues, musicals, light opera, pantomime or variety shows.
Carter Ambrose

Mum speaks of night time breathing terror for son Carter

Parents often experience sleepless nights with their children. But this Lancashire mum faces constant worry as her son has a condition which means he could stop breathing. She tells NATALIE WALKER her story

Bash Street Kids

Tributes to Lancashire cartoonist Leo Baxendale

Cartoonist Leo Baxendale, who brought youngsters delight with the likes of Minnie the Minx and Bash Street Kids, has died.
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The Naaz Indian Restaurant in Bamber Bridge

Sadness at closure of The Naaz restaurant

Curry enthusiasts have taken to social media to express their sadness at the closure of one of the area’s best-known Indian restaurants.

The Sparling in Barton

REVIEW: Catching the early bird at The Sparling Barton is highly recommended

Everyone loves an early bird tea special right?

Faltyny Rebels perform with the flame throwing car

Canadian Circus Show to visit Leyland

Optimus Prime will be dropping in at Worden Park this week as part of a never-been-seen circus act.

Photo Neil Cross
Old Original Seven Stars, Slater Lane, Leyland

CAMRA submits bid to save historic pub

A bid to preserve what is thought to be the oldest pub in Leyland has been formally launched.

Carr Jewellers, Garstang

Lancashire recommends.... independent jewellers

Readers have voted. Here are the top jewellers in the region.

Botany Bay, Chorley

Lancashire recommends... Shopping experiences

Shopping can be so much more than wandering aimlessly from high street chain to another. Here is our pick of the best shopping experiences in Lancashire.
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You'll never have to leave the house for McDonald's again

McDonald's delivery service is actually happening - and soon

'McDeliveries' of Big Macs and Chicken McNuggets could be up and running by the summer.

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Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh helps find the hair colour for her new Madame Tussauds waxwork figure

Corrie star Kym immortalised in wax

Coronation Street resident Michelle Connor has been revealed as the latest star at Madame Tussauds.

Breast cancer survivor Emma Ryan with her daughters left Leah and right Bethany

Wading through mud is worth it to beat cancer

When Emma Ryan was told she had a 65 per cent chance of beating breast cancer, she was devastated.

Elaine Taylor, Relate appointments officer, and CEO Fraser Nash

There are always ways to relate...

Utter the word Relate and people may have a vague guess the organisation is concerned with family matters.

A party for the Queens Coronation at the Railway pub (Leigh Arms) at the top of Chapel Street and Railway Street Chorley in 1953.

Ann Wootten (Newby) is on the second row third from left.

Children enjoy a party fit for the Queen

The Queen’s coronation was the talking point of 1953.

Workers at Parcelforce in Buckshaw Village held a charity football match for The Baby Beat Appeal

Parcelforce hold football match for Baby Beat Appeal

Warehouse workers enjoyed some friendly rivalry during a charity football match, to honour a baby who was stillborn.
Scene from  "Stop The Train" (photo: BHPhotographic)

Start the Train for London’s West End

A dream has come true for two Lancashire based musicians and writers - after impresario Michael Grade stepped in to back their musical.

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Where are the best independent jewellers in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Scouts taking part in the annual St George's Day parade

St George's Day celebrations at Astley Park

Chorley District Scouts along with Girl Guides will be holding their annual St George’s Day celebration event on Sunday April 23 from 2pm at Astley Park.

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