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Tuck into a free take away for Chinese New Year

Oodles of noodles and your money back (and more!) from the cashback giants at Quidco

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Michel Roux Jnr holding a skrei cod.

Food and drink: Fishing for wild skrei cod in chilly Norwegian waters with chef Michael Roux Jr

It’s rather extraordinary to be 300km north of the Arctic Circle, in the land of the Northern Lights, eating fresh cod – so fresh it was still swimming the fjords a couple of hours ago – with two-Michelin–starred chef Michel Roux Jr. But this isn’t just any old cod (and it’s certainly not battered).

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The Billinge Arms

Restaurant serves up a funky new look

A popular pub and restaurant has been given an unusual new look as its owners try to return it to the heart of the community.

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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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Travel: Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa, Ambleside

Travel: Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa, Ambleside

How on earth do you choose a hotel in the Lake District?

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Can't get enough fish and chips?

Cardiff fish and chip shop in bid to operate 24/7

Residents and police have criticised plans for a fish and chip shop to open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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From creme brulee to prawn cocktails: Classic dinner party menus from the 1950s to the 2000s

Safe to say, a lot of these dishes are seriously retro.

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Tom Kerridge's courgette and cardamom cake from his new book Lose Weight For Good

How to make Tom Kerridge's courgette and cardamon cake

Yes, you can have dessert on a diet.
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Vote for your favourite chippy

Which is your Wigan Chippy of the Year?

We are on the look-out to find the best Chippy of 2018.
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Cheers! Coffee drinkers can get a discount for using reusable cups in coffee shops. (s)

Wigan firm backs coffee cup tax wake-up call

A Wigan recycling firm is backing MPs' proposed tax on take-away coffee cups.

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Consumers could be charged a 25p "latte levy" on disposable coffee cups

MPs propose 25p 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups

Consumers should be charged a 25p "latte levy" on disposable coffee cups with the revenue used to pay for improved recycling facilities, MPs have urged.

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Owner Michael Madani celebrates with staff Doinita Carp, Roberto Frascogna, Maggie Szymbor and Owen Hughes

Olive Garden named Italian Restaurant of the Year

Food lovers have voted in their droves and we can now  reveal the winner of the Italian Restaurant Of The Year 2017 competition, organised by the Wigan Post and Observer.

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Chief Executive Roger White at the company's factory in Cumbernauld

New reduced-sugar Irn-Bru: Makers say most fans will not notice the difference

The makers of Irn-Bru have claimed most people will not taste the difference when the fizzy drink's reduced sugar recipe is introduced, despite fans launching a campaign against the move.

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One in 10 teachers cited energy drinks as a key cause of poor pupil behaviour in schools

Waitrose to stop selling high-caffeine energy drinks to under-13s

Waitrose is to ban sales of high-caffeine energy drinks to children under 16.
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Co owners Chris Tolley (left) and Jean Cubas

Wellfield Hotel is Pub of the Year ... again!

A Beech Hill pub is celebrating winning its second consecutive Pub of the Year crown thanks to the votes of thirsty Wiganers.
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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.
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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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