Children in Need: I’m joining Team Graham …

You can’t say no to Children in Need! I’m super-pleased but also slightly worried that BBC’s Graham Liver has asked me to join his rickshaw…

Fitness and mindset with Fitness Formation’s Ryan …

If we’re all perfectly honest, there are times when all us need help with both our physical  health and, yes, our mental mindset. I know…

Author Elisabeth Carpenter in for a chat on …

Writer Elisabeth ‘Libby’ Carpenter, author of 99 Red Balloons, will be in for a chat with me on  Lie in with Nicola at 102.8 Chorley…

Redcon-1 film: I’m not usually a zombie …

I was still a trainee reporter when I first came across Chee, then a budding film-maker who has only just left school. Our paths kept…

Bistrot Pierre restaurant review: A little bit of …

I first sighted the new Bistrot Pierre on a saunter down Preston’s Fishergate on a Saturday afternoon and was amazed by radical upgrade it brought…

Nut allergy: Risking my life every day to …

I risk my life every day because I want to live. This might sound completely er, nuts, but anyone with a serious food allergy –…

Wine and bubbles writer Jane Clare of One …

I’m one of those people who always buys exactly the same wines, staying safe with a good old Sauvignon, Pinot or a Cote du Rhone.…