Big Chip Off​ competition celebrates fourth year of finding best spuds

It paid for contestants to have a chip on their shoulder at a fun charity competition in Lancashire.

The average price of a pint rose by 6p

Average price of pint of bitter tops £3 for first time

The average price of a pint of bitter in pubs has topped £3 for the first time, a new report has revealed.

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Marsh Mill Tavern

Lancashire recommends... places to go for dessert

From pubs, bars and cafes, here are the top five places to go for dessert, as voted by readers.

Nearly 70 Wetherspoon's pubs in Scotland will take part in the same price cuts

Wetherspoon's slashes prices in Tax Equality Day protest

Wetherspoon's is slashing prices across nearly 900 pubs in the UK to protest against tax discrepancies that allow supermarkets to undercut pubs on alcohol sales.
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Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
Mistletoe and wine?

Aldi launches budget friendly wine advent calendar

If you’re partial to a festive drink or two throughout December you'll be able to raise a toast with every calendar door.
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Where is the best place to go for a dessert?

If you fancy a sweet treat, where do you like to go?
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Where are the best wedding venues in Lancashire?

Help us decide where the best place is for a dream wedding.

It's the weekend

The 6 bargain booze deals you need to know about

Time for a weekend slurp.

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TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp

Property Queen Kirstie Allsopp on learning to cook - and why you should too

From tackling fussy-eaters to mastering simple Sunday roasts, Kirstie Allsopp's got it all covered in her first cookbook, as Kate Whiting discovers.
True or false?

Here's the truth behind 5 of the biggest food myths

Do carrots really help you see in the dark? Are Oysters an aphrodisiac? And do apples keep the doctor away?
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Will you be splashing out on the Prosecco?

Aldi to sell 3-litre bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we've found the ultimate festive buy for the fizz fans out there.
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The Apple Watch series 3

New cellular Apple Watch will free users from carrying phone

Three new iPhone handsets may have been the focus, butApple Watch users have been given new powers to free themselves from their phones at Apple's live event.

Valhalla at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Valhalla is world's best water ride - for third year running

Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s Valhalla ride has been named the world’s best water ride for the third year running at the Golden Ticket Awards.

Robert Cunliffe with his book A History of the Garstang and Knott End Railway

Book review: A History of the Garstang and Knott End Railway by Robert Cunliffe

There are still places in the rural Wyre countryside between Garstang and Knott End where the route of this gone but far from forgotten railway can still be traced.
Pitch your restaurant ideas to the BBC

New BBC show is looking for your foodie ideas

If you have a burning idea for the next big thing in restaurants, now's your chance.

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Video gaming fan rakes in up to £5k a month giving tips on Pokemon

A computer whizz has given up his job after earning up to £5,000-a-month giving tips and streaming videos on YouTube - about POKEMON.


World black pudding throwing championships reignite Yorkshire/Lancashire rivalry

Britain's biggest rivalry The War of the Roses was reignited as two delicacies went head to head at the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships.
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The French make the best wine. The English just play at it.

Marco Pierre White says only a "numpty" would buy English wine

Motormouth celebrity chef Marco Pierre White has taken a pop at the English wine industry - saying only a "numpty" would buy it.

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Yorkshire pudding pizza on the menu - and it looks amazing

A BBQ restaurant has created a pizza with a difference - in a YORKSHIRE PUDDING.

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