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Mum’s the Word

A love of gardening is often passed down from one generation to another. If your mum is a gardener the chances are you have...

Month for love

February is the month of love - so make Valentine’s Day special for your garden as well as your loved one. Start with some general...

Soulmates on the Farm

By Gillie Threadgold, SkiptonMy father’s soulmate was large, very large, strong-bodied with a uge head, intelligent and  possessed of wise and gentle eyes. Although...

My Winters Remembered

By Mary O'Rourke, Clayton-le-MoorsDuring the Second World War in the 1940s when I was a little girl, I remember that every winter lots of...

Fairies in Holden Park

Dear Karen, The fairy feature from your previous issue (Dec/Jan 14) was fascinating as I could call myself an Oakworth Fairy. My husband John...

Interview with Amy Lamé

She was working as a waitress in a London Cafe From Teddy Boys and Elvis quiffs to petticoats and chignons, it’s time to dust off...

Interview with Danny John-Jules

Rochdale is Cool for Cat! Actor Danny John-Jules, best known as the sharp-dressing character Cat in the long-running BBC sci-fi comedy series, is making a...
Katherine Jenkins

Exclusive interview with Welsh songstress Katherine Jenkins

Time To Say Hello Katherine Jenkins featured in our first ever of Northern Life when she visited Pendle to perform with the Arion Male Voice...

Lemony Chicken, Leek and Pancetta Spaghetti Carbonara

Serves 4 Preparation 5 minutes Cooking Time 10 minutesIngredients • 2 egg yolks • 100ml single cream • 2 unwaxed lemons • 60g parmesan, grated • Splash of olive...

Broccoli and Peanut Noodles

Serves - 4 Preparation time - 10 minutes Cooking time - 10 minutesIngredients • 200g broccoli, stems cut in half • 2tbsp vegetable oil • 1 red pepper, deseeded...

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