War hero book boosts appeal

Garstang’s poppy appeal has been given a pre-Remembrance Day boost from the sale of a book commemorating the town’s First World War heroes.

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Howick Park House

Halloween events across Lancashire


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T-Rex invasion

Top 10 things to do at the weekend in Lancashire

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend.
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The Reading Room ebook series set for launch

The Reading Room ebook series set for launch

It’s all systems go at publishers Quercus as they gear up for the unveiling of The Reading Group, an exciting new ebook series by Della Parker, a novelist, short story writer and the agony aunt for Writers’ Forum magazine.

The Chelsea Strangler bySusanna Gregory

Book reviews: The Chelsea Strangler by Susanna Gregory

The Plague is rampant in the summer heat of London in 1665 and the king has fled the city… but royal spy Thomas Chaloner has murder on his mind.

The Longest Winter byKevin Sullivan

Book review: The Longest Winter by Kevin Sullivan

The Siege of Sarajevo, which lasted 1,425 days from April 1992 to February 1996, was the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare and one of the cruellest events in the vicious war in Bosnia…

Kenneth Proud doing the job he loved

A master mason’s legacy set in stone

A Blackpool stonemason who sculpted some of the Fylde coast’s most iconic structures has died.

Dan Whiston as the magician in Intimissimi on Ice

Dan Whiston’s magical show with Andrea Bocelli in Italy

Blackpool’s ice skating ace Dan Whiston has been wowing thousands of people in Italy in a show starring international opera star Andrea Bocelli.

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Betrayal byMartina Cole

Book review: Betrayal by Martina Cole

Twenty-three novels in and this lady is not for turning… soft!

Leftcoasts Spark drummers at Lightpool

Festival set to feature works by Yoko Ono

Works by Yoko Ono, one of the world’s leading contemporary artists and social activists, will go on display in Blackpool as part of the inaugural Lightpool Festival.

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Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars byLinda Porter

Book reviews: Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars by Linda Porter

When King Charles I was executed in January 1649, it ended seven years of bitter civil war and led to a new era of English parliamentary government.

A promise between friends

Book review: A Promise Between Friends by Carol Rivers

Life in post-war 1950s London is full of hope and promise for two East End girls… but there are dark forces at large which threaten to destroy their new beginnings.

Royal rabbits, natural wonders and amazing creatures

Book reviews: Royal rabbits, natural wonders and amazing creatures

Children are spoilt for choice this autumn with a selection of wonderful books that take us from the world’s highest mountains and strangest animals to extraordinary rabbit warrens hidden deep below the teeming city of London.

Treason byJames Jackson

Book review: Treason by James Jackson

Remember, remember, the Fifth of November…
The Mistress of Windfell Manor byDiane Allen

Book review: The Mistress of Windfell Manor by Diane Allen

The green valleys and rugged limestone outcrops of the Yorkshire Dales form the stunning backdrop to a beautiful tale of family ties, love, hope and hardship from popular storyteller Diane Allen.

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia present The Nutcracker

You wait for a ballet and then tu come along

Blackpool’s Grand Theatre is offering a double treat for ballet fans.

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Jeff Kinney with main character Greg

‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ author comes to Blackpool

The best-selling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series will be coming to Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

Oasis in 1996.

Oasis exhibtion - Supersonic Success

Oasis - Chasing the Sun, Old Granada Studios, Manchester

Halloween at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Top 10 things to do at the weekend in Lancashire

Here is a list of 10 fun things to do next weekend.
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A Tapping at My Door byDavid Jackson

Book review: A Tapping at My Door by David Jackson

Best known for his brilliant New York detective Callum Doyle crime thrillers, David Jackson moves nearer to his Wirral home for an exciting new police series set amongst the back streets of Liverpool.

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