Monthly Archives: February 2018

Mother’s Day Treat at Touch of Spice

It’s been a while since we last visited Touch of Spice formerly known as Gate of Bengal situated at Broughton crossroads, so as an early Mother’s Day treat we decided to take the family out for tea. For owner Iky, The Gate of Bengal was a realisation of a lifelong dream. He used to frequently […]

It’s time to bring your lawns to life

We all like to have a nice green weed free lawn but with the non- stop rainfall in the region since Autumn water-logging can pose a challenge to many lawns. High rainfall leaches out nutrients causing the grass to turn yellow. Grass is resistant and will usually recover but a little help goes a long […]

30 Hours, feeling the benefit…

There is no doubt that one of the highest costs to families of young children is childcare. In September 2017 the Government took a massive leap towards reducing that burden by increasing entitled hours for pre-school children. In September last year the Government increased the entitlement for children aged 3 and 4 from 15 hours […]

Pods Fix Feet

· When you have toothache…who do you call? – A Dentist? · When you have eye problems…who do you call? – An Optician? · When you have a foot problems…who do you call? – Your GP? A Friend? Your Mum? Podiatrists are foot specialists. They are trained to assess, diagnose and treat foot and lower limb problems without […]

Time to take a look at Wills…

A new year brings resolutions, most of which will have been forgotten about by the end of January. So, if your resolutions have fallen by the wayside already, do not despair.  How about setting yourself a “to do list” and taking it one step at a time to cross everything off?  Our suggestion would be […]


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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