RECIPE: Breast of Goosnargh chicken, parma ham and basil, roasted beets, saffron, potato, red pepper coulis

When serving delicious food at home it really doesn’t have to include obscure ingredients or dishes.

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Valentine's bargains are for today only

Pick up a free lunch in Nelson - today only

Subway are marking Valentines Day by giving away FREE sandwiches.
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Valentines Day card published in 1907. Image courtesy of

St Valentine's Day through the ages

Local historian Keith Johnson looks at how Lancastrian lovebirds celebrated St Valentine's Day in years gone by

Police caught a drink driver who mistook the car wash for the McDonald;s drive through in Clitheroe

Drive through attempt was a wash out for motorist

A suspected drink driver who fancied a Big Mac came a cropper when he drove into a car wash last night (Friday).

Kamran Chaudhary (36) next to the two felled trees.

Tree horror: Council "gambled with my family's life"

Two goliath 70-foot trees have collapsed in a Reedley man’s garden, leading him to accuse the council - who forbade him from cutting them down - of putting his family in danger.
The academy will offer a wide range of both sporting and academic opportunities.

Burnley Girls' Academy kicks off

Burnley Football Club in the Community are set to kickstart their Girls' Football Academy in September 2017, allowing talented female players to combine football with academia at the UCFB Burnley facilities at Turf Moor.

Azad Miah, Mayoress Carol Belshaw-Goulthorp, Jitu Miah and Mayor Coun. Rosemary Carroll. (s)

Suruchi, Barrowford, wows diners at launch

The opening of a new Indian restaurant wowed a full house of diners last Wednesday, including Mayor of Pendle Coun. Rosemary Carroll.
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(Left) Connor Savage (4) and (Right) Lily-Rose Kavanagh (5) with Catering and Hospitality lecturer, Nick Hatch.

Rosegrove pupils celebrate Chinese New Year in style

Youngsters from Rosegrove Infant School in Burnley celebrated Chinese New Year in style with a culinary trip to Nelson and Colne College.

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The Who live on stage

Who fans talkin’ bout their generation

Fans of rockers The Who have been sharing memories of the legendary band’s Lancashire concerts with author Richard Houghton
Pendle Beer Festival. Photo: David Belshaw

Ale flowing at Pendle Beer Festival

Well, one of the highlights in the Pendle social calendar is truly underway.

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Jeff Green, manager at the Food Distribution Centre.

FareShare tackling food poverty head on

The work of a food charity in Burnley has been highlighted in a short film commissioned to fight food poverty and limit waste that clogs landfills with tonnes of edible food every year.
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GAME OF THE WEEK: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Platform: Xbox One, Genre: Action. Picture credit: PA Photo/Handout.

Games Central: Resident Evil 7 is a first-class first-person horror experience

This week, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is unleashed on Xbox One, Yakuza 0 locks and loads on PS4 and Earthlock - Festival Of Magic stomps onto the same system.

The Natural Therapy Centre has moved to 3 Primet Hill, Colne, to incorporate a new treatment room built for massages. (s)

The Natural Therapy Centre, Colne, has moved

The Natural Therapy Centre, Colne, has moved into new premises offering better facilities and extra treatments.


RECIPE: Spinach and Ricotta Pasta Roll - Rotolo Di Spinaci

Impress your family and friends with this authentic Italian home-made pasta recipe from Booths.

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Guests and helpers gather at the official re-opening of the Pavilion Cafe at Alkincoats

Park cafe gets hot new look for 2017

A community cafe, that was empty for several years, has re-opened and is proving to be as popular as ever.

Brierfield Action in the Community is calling for round-the-world recipes. (s)

Second call for round-the-world recipes

Brierfield Action in the Community is offering residents the chance to publish their own recipes in a cookbook celebrating the multiculturalism of the area.

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Underage drinking programme heads to Lancashire

Underage drinking programme heads to Lancashire

A programme highlighting the dangers of underage drinking is being presented to 135,000 students across Lancashire as part of an education and awareness initiative called 'Smashed'.
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Here are some great tips to keep your greens fresher for longer

Nine hacks to keep your greens fresh for longer

Cut back on waste, save money and make sure you’ve always got things on hand for a healthy meal with’s top tips for keeping your vegetables fresh for longer.
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Map out a great new hobby

A series of orienteering events around the area are waiting to be challenged.

Nelson and Colne College's own social football team.

Soccersixes' six-a-side Nelson league

Soccersixes have introduced a brand-new six-a-side Community Football League for over-16s to take part in weekly exercise at Nelson and Colne College.

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