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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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Fairhaven Hotel, when the bulldozers moved in, in 1976

Serving up happy memories of a much-loved Fylde pub

Some readers may recall the old Fairhaven Hotel, on Clifton Drive, Fairhaven. The original building was constructed in 1895, by Boddingtons Brewery.

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Flowers

Where are the best florists in Lancashire?

Where do you get your fresh bouquets and festive wreaths from?
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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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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
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Emma Whittaker, Louise Lavery and Angela Molyneux with some of the donations

Fylde coast mum army overjoyed by food bank appeal

How do you measure the generosity of folk on the Fylde coast?
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Gregg Wallace

Gregg Wallace certainly knows his greens

The man who loves a good pudding will be sharing his culinary anecdotes with Lancashire foodie lovers.
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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.

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Lancashire actress and Hollywood star Belle Chrystall

Lancashire's forgotten film star

Belle Chrystall was destined for stardom from the moment her parents blessed her with a name which sounded pure Hollywood. Local historian Keith Johnson looks back at the life of Lancashire's forgotten film star
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Christmas tree

Where is the best place to go for a Christmas tree?

December is nearly upon us, so it's time to think about putting up the tree.
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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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Lottery shake up

You could win £10k for life with new Lottery shake up

Lottery winners could be swapping their multi-million pound prizes for a lifetime monthly payout of £10,000 in a possible new shake up to increase ticket sales.

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Gin festival at the Tower Ballroom

Chin-chin to the return of celebration of all things gin

After a sell-out first Gin Festival at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, the event’s return has now been announced.
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Catforth FC circa 1957

Lancashire's most unusual football league

Grassroots football is the lifeblood of the game, John Grimbaldeston looks back at one of Lancashire’s more unusual league set-ups

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Zabaione from Gino's Italian Coastal Escape by Gino D'Acampo

How to make Gino D'Acampo's zabaione with limoncello and strawberries

A sweet and cooling pud.
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The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
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Buon Natale!

Asda launch full Christmas dinner pizza with all the trimmings

There's nothing quite like a traditional Christmas dinner
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Which is your favourite?

The search begins for our Italian Restaurant of the Year

We are on the hunt for the best Italian Restaurant of 2017.

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Ma Kelly's bar in Fleetwood

Ma Kelly’s bar in Fleetwood put up for sale following £400k fine

Ma Kelly’s bar in Fleetwood has been listed for sale by a Blackpool estate agent – after bosses were slapped with a six-figure fine by the council.

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