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 […]


Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival 2019

Matilda Cowgill-Smith was crowned as this year’s festival queen at the Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival (GWWF) last Saturday 1st June 2019. The procession started off...

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Are your feet ready for the beach?

Summer is here! It’s time for sandals but are your feet fit to be seen in public? It might be time for some professional assistance… A traditional Chiropody / Podiatry treatment...

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Garden View – This Month – Black-Eyed Susan

You might not know its name, but you are probably familiar with the Rudbeckia. A late summer perennial daisy. It's sometimes called Coneflower or Black-eyed Susan. It flowers from early...

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