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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 AO.com’s top tips for keeping your vegetables fresh for longer.
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Orienteering

Map out a great new hobby

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

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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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Byerden House

Historic club under threat

The future of one of Burnley’s most iconic clubs could hinge on a huge day of live music next month.

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The Concoction of Love

Share the love on Valentine's Day with BÉNÉDICTINE

With the most romantic day of the year just around the corner, BÉNÉDICTINE Liqueur has been busy thinking up the perfect Valentine's treat for you and your loved one.

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Reedley Road will undergo resurfacing next month. (Google Maps image)

Council's go-ahead for Reedley Road resurfacing

After months of local residents complaining about the appalling state of Reedley Road in Brierfield the Conservative County and Borough Councillors have announced that resurfacing work will start next month.
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Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

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Macdonald Gisborough Hall Hotel

Travel review: Guisborough, England

Opinion is divided over Brexit – but one thing is for sure – it’s a great way of making sure we stay home and explore the incredible nation that is Great Britain.

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Thompson Park, Burnleu

Park's Heritage Lottery Fund award has to be welcome

On Monday of last week it was announced that Burnley Council had been awarded £861,000 of Heritage Lottery Funding for the restoration of Thompson Park, writes local historian Roger Frost.

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The survey, carried out by Holland's Pies, revealed that two thirds of residents in the North West took time for a lunch break.

Lunch set for overhaul after research shows 66% in North West do not take lunch breaks

After research showed that two thirds of residents in the North West do not take a lunch break at work for a variety of reasons, a campaign has started to offer a workplace or social environment the chance to receive a unique canteen kit.

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EMMAUS is one of the UK's leading homeless charities.

Charity curry evening supports EMMAUS

A curry evening in support of homeless charity EMMAUS is taking place at Usha in Burnley.

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Peoples Postcode Lottery Ambassador, Judie McCourt.

Nelson neighbours land £1,000 postcode lottery prize

Two lucky neighbours from a street in Nelson have started 2017 off with a bang after their postcode scooped them each a welcome £1,000.

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Commodore 64

The future is retro: could your old tech be worth a fortune?

While shiny new PlayStation 4 Slims and Xbox One S games consoles are likely to be high up on the wish lists of many this Christmas, others would like nothing more than to slip back in time to the golden age of video games, between the late 70s and early 90s.
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The new SPAShell at Fishmore Hall Hotel

Relaxing spa break in the hills was just the ticket

Imagine sipping a chilled glass of wine while relaxing in a hot tub with stunning views of rolling hills to boot?
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That Comic Shop

Lancashire recommends.... comic book stores

Here is our guide of the best comic book and games stores in the region.
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The interior of the Empire Theatre, Burnley

Empire fights back as 2017 looks set to be its year

2017 looks set to be the year to bring Lancashire's only grade two listed theatre, which is in Burnley,  back to life.

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New York

United States is top holiday destination for Britons in 2017

The United States is set to dominate the most popular holiday destinations for Britons next year, a study shows.

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Kenny Baker with R2-D2

The Big North West Quiz

Think you know what happened across the North West in 2016? Our team of reporters put you to the test with some tricky posers ...

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The casualty statistics tell us that motorways are our safest roads

Plan to let learner drivers practise on motorways

Learner drivers will be allowed to practise on motorways for the first time if a government plan to improve road safety is given the go-ahead.

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An article in Rail Magazine has underlined the many benefits of reopening the route.

Skipton-Colne rail line campaign garners support

After a successful 2016, the Skipton-East Lancs Rail Action Partnership is planning more public meetings to boost their campaign to reopen the Skipton-Colne rail line.

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