Monthly Archives: February 2016

Test Drive – Mini Clubman

The success of the Mini range is partly due to its expansion into a wider market. Mini are now aiming their all-new Clubman estate straight into the premium market. As a direct competitor for the ever-popular Volkswagen Golf and Audi A3, Mini are hoping to gain far more success than the old model with both […]

Quality Fish & Chips from the heart of Longridge

Tony opened his chippy doors over 10 years ago. ’When I opened Tony’s Top Chippy, my aim was to offer fish and chips of the highest calibre, putting in the time and effort to either make the dishes from scratch or source them from the best local producers. The emphasis is very much on quality. […]


The most important part of planting a garden is to provide some structure.  This is usually achieved with trees and shrubs which give size and shape all year round and establish a background off which you can design the rest of your planting. Spring is an excellent time to think about this because many examples […]


Help Save Our Sewers and Seas

If you want to help reduce the amount of plastic entering our seas, rivers and oceans, save yourself costly drainage maintenance fees and contribute to stopping the formation of...

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Lancashire County Council Safe Trader Scheme

The Safe Trader Scheme is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year. The Scheme is operated by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service to assist residents of Lancashire to...

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Water Works – Why we should all drink more water

Ask most people how much fluid they are supposed to drink in a day, and they will reply "Eight glasses of water." This number has seeped into the public consciousness over the past couple...

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