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Nine hacks to keep your greens fresh for longer

Cut back on waste, save money and make sure you’ve always got things on hand for a healthy meal with AO.com’s top tips for keeping your vegetables fresh for longer.
Eating Out
Deep Down Dead by Steph Broadribb

Book review: Deep Down Dead by Steph Broadribb

Steph Broadribb is perhaps best known by her alter ego, Crime Thriller Girl… an online blogger and book reviewer with a love of ‘all things crime thriller.’

Arts
BT are putting their prices up

BT price hike for all broadband and TV users

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services as of 2 April as BT announces price changes.

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Next week's roadworks

NORTH WEST ROADWORKS: 23-29 January 2017

Here are all planned roadworks across the region from Monday January, 23 to Sunday January, 29 2017.
News
Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

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T2 Trainspotting is set in the present day with the main characters

Choose mildly positive reviews: Trainspotting sequel wins over critics

Trainspotting's long-awaited sequel has won over most critics - although all agree it can never leave the same legacy as the original.
Offbeat
Lancaster Farms

Horror as nurse held captive by inmate with razor blade

A “trick or treat” burglar who held a nurse captive with a razor against her throat has been given an extended jail term after a judge ruled he was a danger to the public.

Crime
North West men wanted to become Butlers in the Buff

North West men wanted to become Butlers in the Buff

Attractive, approachable men who are also happy to bare all are being sought for a part-time job that pays around £25 an hour.

Offbeat
Triplets Nathan, Alex and Sammy Heywood from Caton.

Treble the fun as Caton triplets mark 21st birthday

Celebrations will be taking place in triplicate this weekend as three Caton brothers turn 21.

News
You could soon have to pay to withdraw your money

ATM fees could be on the way

Bank customers could soon be forced to pay to withdraw their own cash at ATM machines, following a dispute over who maintains them.

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Steampunk craft day at The Platform.  Janice Barnes and Amanda Gray take part in Tea Duelling.

Splendid festival given £10k funding for year

A popular Steampunk festival in Morecambe has been given £10,000 by Morecambe Town Council for one year’s funding.

Politics 1
Children need more rest time

Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week

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Hunted is returning to our screens

Lancashire ‘fugitives’ wanted for Channel 4’s new Hunted series

Channel 4 is looking for people from the Lancashire area to participate in its new Hunted series.
News
Beatboxer Shlomo will be playing at More Music.

Morecambe’s More Music spring into new music term

More Music’s Spring term of music sessions, gigs and events is well underway.

Music
Italian firefighters search for survivors after an avalanche buried a hotel near Farindola, central Italy

'Eight found alive' in Italian hotel buried by avalanche

Eight people including two children have been found alive in the rubble of an Italian hotel that was engulfed by an avalanche, police have said, according to news agency Ansa.

Offbeat 1
The coat rail in Market Square. Photo by Nacha Hoppo.

‘Coat rail’ scheme for homeless set up in Lancaster

A novel idea currently spreading across the country which aims to help homeless people keep warm this winter has reached Lancaster.

News 1
Callum Evans with his family at Wythenshawe Hospital

‘I owe my life to the air ambulance’ says teen crash victim

A brave teenager raised an eye-watering sum for North West Air Ambulance after they helped save his life following an horrific road accident.

News
Agency hotfoots it to land top website deal

Agency hotfoots it to land top website deal

Creative agency Hotfoot Design has completed a rebrand and website for Bentham -based Atkinson Vos, the specialist in Mercedes-Benz manufactured iconic all-terrain vehicles.

Business
From left India Faulkner-Wiley, Louise Haskins, Stephen Mulhern and Chris Kennedy. Lancaster Slimming World.

TV star praises Lancaster slimmers

A group of Slimming World consultants from Lancaster has got the magic touch when it comes to weight loss, according to TV presenter Stephen Mulhern.

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