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Where are the best tapas bars in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Fleetwood Docks

Looking back at when the docks were a hive of activity

This week we take a look at a side of life in the port which has since vanished.

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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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Day of Sunshine

Lancashire recommends... great charity shops

Readers have voted. Here are the top charity shops in the area.
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The Fleetwood Beer Festival opened its doors at the Marine Hall this afternoon.
Membership Secretary Ray Jackson pulls a pint of new local brewery Skippool Creek's popular beer Top Sail.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
10-2-2017

Beer lovers brave cold to raise a glass at festival

Real ale fans raised more than a few glassses to this year’s Fleetwood Beer and Cider Festival.

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Valentines Day card published in 1907. Image courtesy of  www.postcardcollecting.co.uk

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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Charity shop

Where are the best charity shops in Lancashire?

As more and more people are turning to charity shops for buying furniture, electrical goods and clothes, we want to know where the best ones are.

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Flooding on Collingswood Avenue, Fleetwood

Taking a stroll down memory lane

These undated black-and-white archive pictures take us back to a Fleetwood of yesteryear.

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Jason Wheeler

How being a volunteer for charity SSAFA is vital to help veterans

Coming out of the armed forces can be a lonely and tricky place. As some veterans feel lost and even contemplate taking their own life, military charity SSAFA provides practical and emotional support for those who feel they have no way out. Natalie Walker speaks to the Lancashire branch about its work and the need for more volunteers.

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Michael Wan's Mandarin

Lancashire recommends... Chinese restaurants

Readers have voted. Here are the best Chinese and Cantonese eat-in restaurants.
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Postcards depicting the original route of the Garstang rail line through rural Wyre

Reviving a ‘forgotten’ Lancashire rail route dream

Campaigners on track to try and restore parts of old Garstang to Knott End line

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Valentine's Day

Wyre Council’s Valentine’s day meal reminder

The Food Standards Agency and Wyre Council is urging people to ‘look before they book’ and check food hygiene ratings before deciding on a restaurant this Valentine’s Day.

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Members of the Garstang and Knott End Light Railway group at Hackensall Crossing, Knott End, with the part of the route to Knott End behind them

All aboard for Garstang rail line revival

Railway revivalists are to launch a campaign which could see part of an almost forgotten rail route restored.

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Lancashire recommends... Italian restaurants

Readers have voted. Here are the best Italian restaurants in the area.
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Chinese food

Where are the best Chinese restaurants in Lancashire?

As we enter the year of the rooster, we want to know where the best Chinese eat-in restaurants are.

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A goods train going through Garstang station in the 1950s

All aboard Lancashire's long lost railway

Author Dave Richardson is researching a new book about life on tracks of one of Lancashire’s smallest railway lines
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Pizza

Where are the best Italian restaurants?

From classic spaghetti bolognese to a tasty chicken cacciatore, Italian restaurants certainly make their mark on the palate.

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Cycle route through Garstang

Lancashire recommends... cycle routes under 15 miles

Here is a suggestion of cycle routes via road, countryside, cycle paths or even the promenade. These have been suggested as short easy routes suitable for the family.
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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.

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Fleetwood lifeboat crew pictured in June 1897 after epic rescues. Coxswain David Leadbetter is seated in the middle of the middle row.

Splashing good men: Fleetwood Lifeboats

Lifeboats have sailed into the history books all along the Fylde coast.

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