Category: November

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Plugging money leaks this festive season

This festive season why don’t you avoid money leaks (spending with multinational corporations) and support local sustainable farmers, independent food producers and local crafts people? Attending the Midwinter Market on the15th December from 10:00...

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The Coppice Coop

On Friday 15th December The Coppice Coop from Silverdale will be attending Lancaster’s Midwinter Market; demonstrating green woodwork techniques and selling a range of crafts made from locally sourced wood. They tell us more...

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Winter’s patterns

        The days are getting shorter, we’ve had a couple of frosty mornings, and the leaves have nearly all gone from trees. Winter has come! I asked some of the people...

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Lancaster’s Midwinter Market

On Friday the 15th December from 10:00-17:00 Lancaster’s market square will be bustling with local food producers, woodworkers, community food projects, music and local craftspeople, as LESS hosts Lancaster’s second Midwinter Market. The Midwinter...

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Celebrating Lancashire Day

Sunday 27th November is Lancashire Day; a day that commemorates the moment in 1295 when the first elected representatives from Lancashire were called to Westminster by King Edward I to attend what later became...

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Our relationship with bees

Laura Atkinson from LESS explores the role of bees in this week’s local food column… Last year on Lancaster’s high street we were pestered by people in  black and yellow outfits ‘trying’ to talk...