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Travel: Peace and quiet reigns in border country where battles once raged

The first clue that we were going to enjoy our stay in the borderlands of rural Shropshire was the discovery of a farm’s cheese vending machine en-route to our self-catering cottage near Ellesmere.
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EPSON EB-X31 Long Throw Office Projector

Gadgets: 5 of the best projectors

We look at 5 of the best projectors

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Country Lane deckchair

Gardening: 5 of the best deckchairs

We look at 5 of the best garden deckchairs

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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.

Offbeat
Rothay Manor dates back to the Regency period

Travel review - Rothay Manor, Ambleside

Within walking distance of Ambleside town centre can be found Rothay Manor: for many years a byword for good taste, comfort and fine dining.
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The Kilchoman Estate with Machir Bay in the distance.

Travel: Lossit Cottage, Islay, Scotland

"On a clear day you can see Northern Ireland from Islay."
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Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

There was a time when Morecambe was known as the Naples of the North.

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The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
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Last year's lights switch on

Wigan Christmas lights switch on: Everything you need to know

The countdown to Christmas begins this week when the festive lights are switched on in the town centre.

Lifestyle
Worlds Travel Risks Mapped

Where is it safe to go on holiday abroad?

The past year has been tumultuous, with terror attacks taking place in Turkey, Manchester, London and Barcelona.

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Pat swatting up again at home

Pat completes quiz career grand slam

Wigan-based brainbox Pat Gibson has finally completed his career grand slam of quizzing.

Lifestyle
Which is your favourite Italian?

The search begins for the Italian Restaurant of the Year

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

Lifestyle
Leeds Town Hall

Culture, craft beers and celestial bars? It's all possible on a weekend break in Leeds

Liz Ryan is wowed by the northern city's rise in popularity - but is relieved to find the people are still down to earth.

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Bodybuilder Joshua Olagoke celebrates with his trophy after success at the Drug-Free Athletes Coalition world finals in Miami

Bodybuilder is on top of the world

A Wigan bodybuilder has proved he is the best in the world by picking up a global title.

Lifestyle
Picturesque views of Boston.

Travel: Boston – home of ball games, seafood and lots of boiled treats!

There are three things that I love about Boston and Massachusetts – the sport, the history and the food.

Travel
Hand in a pair of gloves and get money off your takeaway today

Everyone’s a winner in winter campaign

Kind-hearted Wiganers are being invited to help out a local charity - and get money off their lunch at the same time.
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A Christmas tree in Standish

Funding appeal launched for better festive decorations

Residents in a Wigan township have launched an appeal to improve its Christmas decorations, announcing plans for a “living” tree as the centrepiece for this year’s celebrations.

Lifestyle
Clayton Jones

All aboard the Wigan Comedy Train

A nationally-known comedian is hoping Wiganers will get on board with his efforts to breathe life into the borough’s stand-up scene.

Lifestyle
The Xbox One X

What you need to know about the Xbox One X

It wouldn't be Christmas without the launch of a big brand console, and Microsoft haven't let the gaming world down.

Tech
Ibinabo in Dream Girls

Actor in line for top award

An actor who landed her dream role in the West End - after juggling three part-time jobs - is now in the running for a top award.

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