Christmas News
Treasure Seekers present ‘Children of the World’

Treasure Seekers present ‘Children of the World’

International Christmas traditions were celebrated at Trinity Methodist Church, Clitheroe, when children from the Treasure Seekers group presented their annual nativity play, “Children of the World”, directed by Jean Robinson.

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Christmas joy in Downham

Christmas joy in Downham

Children and staff enjoyed Downham Pre-school’s Christmas party.

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Father Christmas lands in Clitheroe……. on his bike

Father Christmas lands in Clitheroe……. on his bike

Shoppers gasped in amazement as around 60 Father Christmasses took to the streets of Clitheroe.

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Festive shop window displays bring Clitheroe Christmas cheer

Festive shop window displays bring Clitheroe Christmas cheer

A stunning Winter Wonderland display was the winner of the 2015 Clitheroe best dressed shop window competition.

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Children’s choir entertain shoppers at Tesco

Children’s choir entertain shoppers at Tesco

Once again the children from Bolton-by-Bowland CE Primary School entertained shoppers at Tesco supermarket in Clitheroe.

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Pupils’ full of festive joy as their hand-made Christmas decorations go on display

Pupils’ full of festive joy as their hand-made Christmas decorations go on display

Christmas baubles designed and made by pupils from St James Primary School in Clitheroe have been on show.

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Calls for responsible partying this ‘Mad Friday’

Calls for responsible partying this ‘Mad Friday’

As we get closer to Christmas, North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is calling on party-goers to drink responsibly whilst enjoying themselves and to think before they dial 999, only calling on the ambulance service for life threatening incidents.

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Dig out that silly hat for annual festive walk

Dig out that silly hat for annual festive walk

Walk off some of that Christmas indulgence and have a great day out at the same time at the 21st annual Whalley Walk and ridiculous hat competition event.

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Ned discovers the true meaning of Christmas

Ned discovers the true meaning of Christmas

Pupils at St James’ CE Primary School in Clitheroe performed “Ned’s Christmas Discovery” as their Christmas school nativity.

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A review of the festive season’s offerings

A review of the festive season’s offerings

Christmas seems to start earlier every year. While I may get a bit fed up with ads and sparkles in the shops from September, at least it gives you time to book tickets, or give tickets as presents for our North West theatres.

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for