Video: Feast of riches awaits Prince Charles

There were lots of Ribble Valley delicacies on offer for Prince Charles.

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.

Save money with our money off vouchers

Save money at Nelson Funland

Save up to £10 with our fantastic money-saving coupons for Nelson Funland fun fair at Carr Road, Nelson from Friday March 24th to Sunday April 2nd.
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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The Wallace Hartley in Colne. Photo: Google

Drinkers at Colne's Wetherspoons can now order booze on their phone without going to the bar

Drinkers at Wetherspoons pubs will never need to queue for a pint again - thanks to an app that allows drinkers to have food and and booze delivered to their table.
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Claire Cassidy is delighted her son Kyle, who suffers from a host of medical conditions, has been offered a place at nursery.

Parents' joy as medical mystery tot offered a nursery place

The parents of a toddler, who doctors have described as a "medical mystery," have been offered a place at a nursery after making a heartbreaking appeal.

Six hour slow braised Lancashire ox cheek, horseradish potato, buttered kale, confit carrots, sticky beef and port sauce (serves four)

RECIPE: Six hour slow braised Lancashire ox cheek

Last of the slow roasts and what a winter farewell...

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Temple of Olympian Zeus and Lycabettus. Photo: Y. Skoulas,

Travel: Athens, Greece

Travel for me is all about the the incredible kindness strangers always seem to show you when they realise you are exploring their territory.

Andrew Stephenson MP with Leonard Kachebonaho of Kaderes Peasants Development Plc.

Pendle MP takes part in Parliament's Fairtrade Break

Andrew Stephenson MP has taken part in a Fairtrade Break in Parliament to support farmers and workers from developing countries in celebration of Fairtrade Fortnight.
Comic great Charlie Chaplin cut his teeth in the music halls of Lancashire

Clog dancing kid who became a global superstar

Charlie Chaplin’s journey to becoming the first global movie star saw him treading the boards in Lancashire in his early years. Mike Hill reports.

Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread

PRODUCT WARNING: Crunchy biscuit spread may contain metal

Jars of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread have been withdrawn over fears they are contaminated with small piece of metal.

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Toasted crumpets with goats cheese mousse, apple and heritage beetroot: 4 portions

RECIPE: Toasted crumpets with goats cheese mousse, apple and heritage beetroot

Scrumptious way to serve up this familiar favourite.

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Volunteers Jackie Shaw and Jean Duff are pictured with the promotional poster. (s)

Send in your recipes and enter a prize draw

Star bakers and worldly cooks are being given the opportunity to have their recipes published and enter a prize draw.

The meeting will now take place on Monday, March 20th.

SELRAP meeting date changed

The date of the SELRAP (Skipton to East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership) Annual General Meeting has changed to Monday, March 20th.

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The Hop reunion is a big success

A reunion to re live times at one of Burnley's most iconic nightspots, The Hop, had revellers dancing the night away.

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Pancake tossing in the 1830s

Lancashire's weird and wonderful Pancake Day traditions

Pancake Day is upon us and local historian Keith Johnson reveals the strange Lancastrian rituals once celebrated at this time of year
How will you eat your pancakes on Tuesday?

12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here!
The Walled Garden at Barton Grange Hotel recipe Goosnargh chicken

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

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