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A place full of treasures and pleasures

Wandering around Leyland Market is a common pastime for many.

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Emma Rawlinson, of Freshfield PR

Red Nose Day fun in Lancashire

Find out what the people of Lancashire have been doing to mark Comic Relief's Red Nose Day
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Galloway’s the voice of news

Reading the newspaper can be thought of as a luxury by those who are blind or partially sighted.

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The Throwdown finalists - Richard, Clover and Ryan

The Great Pottery Throwdown - The natural successor to Bake-Off's crown

It may have escaped your notice, but the BBC recently lost the jewel in its primetime crown – The Great British Bake-Off. The Beeb has been running auditions for “the next Bake-Off” for some time now – many with some arrangement of the words ‘Great’, ‘British’, ‘Challenge’ and ‘Off’ in the title.

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Armenian Kebab House, Blackpool

Lancashire recommends... places for a kebab

Readers have voted. Here is where is best to get your doner kebabs.

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Ribby Hall recipe. Smoked haddock and spinach kedgeree

RECIPE: Smoked haddock and spinach kedgeree

Michael Noonan, head chef at The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village, has enjoyed an illustrious career, including working at the Sydney Opera House.

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HomeServe in Preston is one of the call centres taking donations

Join in the Comic Relief madness

Schools, businesses, shops and community groups are going all shades of scarlet tomorrow (Friday) in support of Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day appeal.

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Samuel Davis  officially opened the Baby Beat's Little Ted's Room, with his parents Spencer and contractors from AMEON Ltd, D&G Builders, FWP and Red Accoustics in 2015

Little Ted's Room appeal fund-raising is gathering pace

A major fund-raising drive to soundproof all rooms in the delivery suite at Royal Preston Hospital has broken past the half way barrier.
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George Formby and Pat Howson

Actor wanted to play George Formby in upcoming film

A Lancashire author is on the hunt for a George Formby impersonator to play the iconic musician in a big screen production.

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Hollywood comes to Hough Lane

Hollywood comes to Hough Lane

Lights, camera, action . . . This year’s Leyland Festival theme is to be Films and Movies.

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Craig Parkinson at work

Meet the man who makes a job out of mole hills

In the first of our features on unique jobs that have stood the test of time to keep people employed well into the 21st Century, NATALIE WALKER speaks to Craig Parkinson, who is kept busy by moles.
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A misty view of Lake Windemere from Waterhead

Travel review: The Waterhead Hotel, Ambleside

A good hotel should be a treat, and the Waterhead Hotel at the top of Lake Windermere in Ambleside always manages to live up to both parts of that equation.

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DanceSyndrome Wins Not-For-Profit Award at Red Rose Awards

DanceSyndrome wins Red Rose Award

An inspiring dance charity has been recognised at the Red Rose Awards..

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kebab

Where are the best kebab houses in Lancashire?

Which take-aways or restaurants cook a tasty doner?

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Queen Vic Fish and Chips

Lancashire recommends.... fish and chip shops

Readers have voted. Here are the top fish and chip shops in Lancashire.
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VE Day or maybe VJ Day 1945 in Bent Lane, Leyland.
 Marion Gibson nee Duffy is to the right and one down from the man smoking a cigarette on the back row.

Street party celebrating Europe’s victory

There was a mass celebration in one Leyland Street to mark the British troops’ victory in the Second World War.

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Martin Hewell, co-founder of The Zuri Project, in Uganda

Athens to Amsterdam cycle trek for The Zuri Project

A Lancashire charity worker will be cycling from Athens to Amsterdam to support community schemes in Uganda.

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Scouts in Leyland learn useful skills

A popular scout group in Leyland is on the hunt for more volunteer leaders.

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Mick Ferry

Comedy evening to burst into Leyland

A new comedy night is bounding onto the entertainment scene in Leyland after selling out on its first night.

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Booths recipe - parmesan crusted lamb

RECIPE: Roast Herdwick Lamb with a Parmesan crust

Booths is the only supermarket to stock the Cumbrian speciality Herdwick Lamb.

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