Christmas News
Hundreds raised at Westgate Christmas lights switch-on

Hundreds raised at Westgate Christmas lights switch-on

A Morecambe couple held their own Christmas lights switch-on at their home for the community to enjoy.

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Boyband Five to play at Lancaster Christmas lights switch on

Boyband Five to play at Lancaster Christmas lights switch on

Boyband and pop group, Five, will be playing in Lancaster as part of this year’s Christmas lights switch on.

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Ant and Dec top ‘most wanted guest’ list at Christmas

Ant and Dec top ‘most wanted guest’ list at Christmas

It’s official: the mother in law is the most dreaded guest in homes across the North West this Christmas

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White Christmas looking more unlikely

White Christmas looking more unlikely

A white Christmas looks less likely as the warm, wet and windy weather is set to continue.

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The Cost of Christmas Past: Can you guess how the price of festive treats has changed?

The Cost of Christmas Past: Can you guess how the price of festive treats has changed?

The average cost of Christmas has doubled in the last 20 years – but not everything that makes the festive season so special has gone up at the same rate.

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VIDEO: Properties lit up in aid of Help For Heroes

VIDEO: Properties lit up in aid of Help For Heroes

Residents in Alexandra Road, Carnforth, have lit up their properties to raise money for Help For Heroes this Christmas.

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Festive cheer in town

Festive cheer in town

The West End of Morecambe has been illuminated by the efforts of the West End Community& Traders Group with support from Lancaster City Council, Morecambe Town Council.

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We want your Christmas lights videos

We want your Christmas lights videos

Are you planning on having the best decorated house this Christmas? Would Rudolph feel at home in your garden?

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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