Deep fried mince pies on chip shop's festive menu

A chip shop is serving up deep-fried mince pies and pigs in blankets over the festive season.
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Six Christmas puddings for all your festive dessert needs

Boggled by too many Christmas pudding choices? Here's our verdict on six of the best

Six Christmas puddings for all your festive dessert needs.

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Using larger glasses led to an almost 10% increase in sales

Wine glass capacity 'increased significantly' over last 300 years, study finds

The capacity of wine glasses has increased sevenfold in the last 300 years and most steeply in the last two decades, a study has found.
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80 will  buy you 54 pints of beer in Budapest a new survey on  the best value destinations has revealed

Around the World in £80 or why Budapest is best for beer and Cardiff beats London for a city break

If you are a museum buff than Berlin is the destination for you but beer drinkers should head for Budapest.

Former travel agent and magician, Paul Willers, has died at the age of 78

Death of well known former travel agent and magician

A well known former travel agent and magician has died at the age of 78.

Celebrating news of the pilot scheme are (from left) County Coun. Azhar Ali, Coun. Mohammed Iqbal, Alison Goode, Dean Langton and Grant Funding Manager Kathy Titterton

Pendle lands a lottery windfall

Pendle has landed a share of a huge National Lottery windfall.

Alkincoats Park

New restrictions for Pendle dog owners?

Dog walkers in Pendle parks could be forced to keep their pets on leads.

The modern Shetland jacket

Gear review: The Originals Collection - Shetland jacket

Fresh in our minds following a brilliant trip to Shetland was the mixed bag of weather we experienced.

5 second rule

Game review: Staccups and Five Second Rule by University Games

Christmas presents a great opportunity for all the family to get together and play games!

Norwood Hall Hotel

Travel review: Norwood Hall Hotel, Aberdeen, Scotland

It is always nice to score a first when you visit somewhere new.  And we hit lucky when we found ourselves sitting in Scotland’s latest – a  low hydrogen powered taxi.
Steven Swithen told hilarious tales to Pendleside Probus Club about his experiences as the ex-tour manager for a comedian. (s)

Stephen brews up hilarious tales

A comedian’s ex-tour manager certainly brewed up the laughs when he told tales of his former job.

This "is an old way of eating ricotta in Tuscany as a breakfast or merenda (an afternoon snack)"

How to make Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi's coffee and ricotta shots

Sweet, simple and small equals the perfect dessert.
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Derek Armstrong spreading Christmas joy with his Winter Wonderland design. (s)

Festive joy sprouting up at flower gala

Christmas merriment is in full bloom for Pendle Flower Club thanks to a special festive demonstration.

Ancient Roman city of Perge

Travel: Luxury in the ancient land where sun always shines: Antalya, Turkey

The Loggerhead turtle winds her way through azure seas, bobbing her head lazily from the warm, salty, water
The renovated Bay Horse Inn in Roughlee.

Open for business! Roughlee villagers celebrate saving local pub

Christmas has come early for a consortium of Roughlee villagers who celebrated raising an astonishing £500,000 to save their local pub with an investor's dinner.

There are lots of pitfalls you can avoid to help save your money if you are thinking of hiring a car for a winter holiday.

Top travel tips for hiring wheels for a getaway winter break

Holidays may be the last thing on your mind as Christmas approaches.

The colossal size pudding

Asda launch foot long chocolate eclair

The most gluttonous time of the year just got a bit more decadent as Asda have just revealed their latest addition to the bakery aisle – a foot long chocolate éclair.

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Judith Charmers in Wish You Were Here

'Retro destinations' tipped for comeback for UK holidaymakers

Tour operator Thomas Cook says "retro destinations" are making a comeback with holidaymakers.

Fish tacos from The Road To Mexico by Rick Stein

How to make Rick Stein's fish tacos with chilli and coriander

You may not want to share these tasty morsels.
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The Morris Dancers staff.

Colne pub to host fundraisers for 13-year-old local with leukaemia

A Colne pub is set to mark its reopening following refurbishment with a series of fundraising events to honour a local 13-year-old girl undergoing treatment for leukaemia.
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