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Burnley pork pie named as one of Lancashire's top five

A Burnley butcher producing some of the county's finest pork pies from their family butchers' in the shadow of Turf Moor has seen their pie selected as one of the top five in the county by the Lancashire Pork Pie Appreciation Society.
Emma-Jo Crabtree (centre) is all set for her charity headshave for Pendleside Hospice with her friends and colleagues Alex Pemberton and Lucy Baker.

Hair raising stunt is labour of love for bar manager Emma-Jo

A pub manager is preparing to say goodbye to her crowning glory for a very good cause.
Sylvia and Tony Seminara survey the latest damage to their wall.

Restaurant owners offer to sacrifice garden to make road safer

A Padiham restaurant owner has become so tired of her wall being repeatedly damaged by lorries turning round a tight corner, she has offered to sacrifice part of her garden to make the road safer.
Kellie Bland is leading the way in a national campaign to promote breast-feeding mums. (s)

Burnley business leads the way in mums' mission

A Burnley cafe has been named one of the UK's top 10 businesses for supporting breast-feeding mums.


Pendle Beer Festival pulls in the punters

Beer aficianados from across the borough – and from much further afield – converged on Colne at the weekend for the ever-popular Pendle Beer Festival.

Chef owner at The Freemasons at Wiswell Steven Smith.

Ribble Valley eateries named in top 10

Two Ribble Valley gastropubs have made the top 10 of one of the most prestigious lists in the industry.

People are staring

The ultimate in fine romantic dining? How about a four-course Greggs?

If roses are red, and love is your goal, take them to Greggs for a nice sausage roll.
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The Spinners at Cowling

The best gastropubs in Lancashire

Here is a list of the top gastropubs, as voted by readers.

Gastro food

Where are the best gastropubs in Lancashire?

Gastropubs offer fine dining in a cosy pub setting.


21 world class chefs to visit Ribble Valley restaurant

Langho's Northcote is celebrating 18 years of its gastronomic event Obsession by inviting 21 world class chefs with 17 Michelin stars between them to the acclaimed venue.
King's Castle

The best milkshake bars in Lancashire

Here is a list of places to get milkshakes, as voted by readers.

A hanger epidemic is on its way...

Burnley among the North West's 'hangriest' towns

While January remains the month of hasty New Year's resolutions to eat well and resist the chocolately delights that defined many a belt-testing December evening, a new study has revealed that it is also fertile ground for an increasingly universal sentiment known as 'hanger'.

Cheers! Coffee drinkers can get a discount for using reusable cups in coffee shops. (s)

Nelson firm questions coffee cup tax

A Nelson recycling firm is questioning MPs' proposed tax on take-away coffee cups.

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Where are the best milkshakes in Lancashire?

Vote here for your favourite place to get a milkshake.

A limited edition white chocolate Creme Egg

Hunt is on as Cadbury hatches secret white chocolate Creme Egg

Cadbury has produced a white chocolate version of its Easter Creme Egg for the first time - but consumers will not know if they have bought one until they unwrap it.
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Pret will source a "well-designed" reusable cup to launch later this yea

Pret A Manger offers 50p discount on hot drinks in reusable cups

Sandwich chain Pret A Manger has introduced a 50p discount on hot drinks for customers who use reusable cups in an effort to "help change habits".
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Is it that time already?

Shoppers bemused as Easter eggs start to appear on supermarket shelves

The Christmas chocolate tubs are barely off the shelves but supermarkets are already replacing them with Easter eggs, to shoppers' bemusement.
Shallot, chunky steak and mushroom pie

How to make a shallot, chunky steak and mushroom pie

Grab a slice of this.

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Bad luck for fudge fans

Fans upset after Cadbury removes fudge bar from selection box

Cadbury has dropped the Fudge bar from its festive selection box and replaced it with a Dairy Milk Oreo, sparking anger from some chocolate lovers.
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Not everyone is a fan of Christmas pudding

Don't like Christmas pudding? Here's our verdict on 12 festive alternatives

For those of you who aren't fans of stodgy, alcoholic tradition - try these.

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