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Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens this week

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens this Friday.
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Inside the Dingles' cottage at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

Cross over to Yorkshire for a tour of Emmerdale

For hundreds of years, there has been a bit of a friendly rivalry between Lancastrians and Yorkshire folk.

Whats on
Love It or List It is back

Contestants wanted for Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It

Property experts, Kirstie and Phil, are on the search for homeowners who are in need of some hands-on help in renovating or relocating.
Offbeat
Children's TV exhibition at the Lowry Gallery, Manchester...Play School with Brian Cant 1964

Play School and Play Away presenter Brian Cant dies aged 83

Presenter and actor Brian Cant has died at the age of 83.

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Smith by Timothy J. Lockhart

Book review: Smith by Timothy J. Lockhart

Blackmailed into working for a secret government organisation, a hard-bitten former servicewoman overcomes a perilous training programme to become a highly skilled and extremely resourceful assassin in a taut, action-packed thriller.

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Booking is required for celebrated UK wildlife artist Carry Akroyd's talk at the Platform Gallery this weekend.

Celebrated wildlife artist to talk in Clitheroe

A celebrated UK wildlife artist is to give a free talk at the Platform Gallery in Clitheroe.

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An example of the work produced at BJB Art in Wood.

Help raise funds for Mellor Village Hall

A Ribble Valley business is supporting an open garden weekend that is raising funds to restore the village hall.

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The "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf.

£17k for signed copy of Hitler's Mein Kampf auctioned in the Ribble Valley

A buyer paid £17,000 for an "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf during an auction in Clitheroe this morning.
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Hoghton Tower

Lancashire recommends.... Tourist attractions

Readers have voted.

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Slaidburn Silver Band.

Summer concert dates for your diary

Clitheroe Town Council’s band concert will be held at Clitheroe Castle bandstand next month.

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The Manchester bee.

Artwork inspired by Manchester attack will raise funds for charity

A unique piece of artwork is to be raffled to raise funds for a charity campaign set up following the Manchester terrorist attack.

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The Last Duchess by Laura Powell and Sarah Gibb

Book reviews: Below stairs mysteries, high-flying dramas and bad bunnies

A lady’s maid battles the Dark Arts, a schoolboy heads off to a forgotten land, and two mischief-making bunnies steal the show in a sunshine collection of new books for young readers.

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One of the youngest revellers celebrates Padiham on Parade last year.

Pack up your troubles and head for Padiham on Parade

Revellers are set to go back in time for the second Padiham on Parade event.

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Blackpool

Where are the best tourist attractions in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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The Deepest Grave by Harry Bingham

Book review: The Deepest Grave by Harry Bingham

For the past four years, Harry Bingham has been wooing a growing army of fans with his outrageously entertaining DS Fiona Griffiths thrillers.

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The Friend by Dorothy Koomson

Book review: The Friend by Dorothy Koomson

Can you ever really know your friends?
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The Floating Theatre by Martha Conway

Book review: The Floating Theatre by Martha Conway

When a young seamstress is left stranded and homeless after a steamboat accident on the Ohio River, she finds work and refuge on board a famous floating theatre.

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The Constant Soldier by William Ryan

Book review: The Constant Soldier by William Ryan

In the final, chaotic months of the Second World War, a young German soldier pits himself against the remnants of the brutal SS in a bid to save the woman he loves.

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That is Not My Unicorn

Book review: That is Not My Unicorn

Go on admit it, we all love unicorns. And what better creature than this to feature as the 50th “That’s Not My’’ book.

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Girl Vs Boy Band: The High Note by Harmony Jones

Book review: Girl Vs Boy Band: The High Note by Harmony Jones

Beatles fan Harmony Jones brings her American way of life alive through this great book.

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