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Hidden - Cracking crime capers from Cymru

A few years ago, the big new trend on TV was Scandi-noir.

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Burnley Reel Cinema

Competition: Win tickets to Burnley's Reel Cinema

East Lancashire Newspapers has once again teamed up with Burnley's Reel Cinema to offer readers the chance to win a pair of film tickets.
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Workshop leader Jennifer Brown with participant Laura Longworth. (s)

REVIEW: Creative Writing For Beginners; Burnley College

Creative Burnley people can let their imaginations soar thanks to a new series of writing workshops.

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Lancashire sees 67 million visitors pour in each year

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.
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Clitheroe Castle grounds and keep.

Patrols are stepped up in Clitheroe Castle grounds and keep

Steering youngsters away from underage drinking, drug misuse and anti-social behaviour is high on the agenda for Clitheroe Police.

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Next Level Dance School is hosting its first ever professional production. (s)

Dancers taking their talents to the Next Level in production at the Burnley Mechanics

A family-friendly production celebrating the achievements of student dancers is twirling into the town centre.

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My Dad, the Earth Warrior by Gary Haq

Book reviews: Boys on a mission take centre stage for Father’s Day

A boy called Hero battling to save the planet, a youngster fighting to uncover the truth about his dad, a kitchen boy caught up in black magic and a daring boy time-travelling on the high seas are just some of the stars of a sparkling new selection of children’s books.

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Volunteers and the public gather for the historic re-opening of a section of the Martholme Viaduct

MP thanks volunteers and students for making dream to open historic viaduct a reality

A historic landmark, that was closed for several years after the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in 2001, has re-opened.

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Inquisition by David Gibbins

Book review: Inquisition by David Gibbins

When the wreck of a 17th century ship is found off the coast of Cornwall, it sets in motion an epic quest leading back to the disappearance of the iconic Holy Grail.

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Somewhere Beyond the Sea by Miranda Dickinson

Book review: Somewhere Beyond the Sea by Miranda Dickinson

Seren MacArthur’s dad used to tell her that magic is everywhere if you look hard enough for it… and she needs to believe that now more than ever before.

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Pulse by Felix Francis

Book review: Pulse by Felix Francis

Since the death of his father, the legendary jockey and crime writer Dick Francis, Felix Francis has been on a winning run.

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Widows by Lynda La Plante

Book review: Widows by Lynda La Plante

Thirty-five years ago, a Liverpool-born screenwriter and author called Lynda La Planted burst on to the entertainment scene with a thrilling six-part ITV crime series that became an instant hit.

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The Cast by Danielle Steel

Book review: The Cast by Danielle Steel

At the age of 54, twice-divorced mother-of-three Kait Whittier is an empty nester with a high-flying job and no desire to immerse herself again in the complications of a new love.

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Examples of faces that have been painted on brushes.

Great British Brush Off event at Clitheroe gallery

Clitheroe Castle Museum will host a fun painting event later this month.
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The Platform Gallery where the exhibition is being held.

Specialist school pupils' works of art

Students from a specialist school are exhibiting their works of art in a local gallery this weekend.

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Another section of the Martholme Viaduct is to be officially opened tomorrow

Ribbon cutting ceremony marks another step forward for historic viaduct

A historic landmark, that was closed for several years after the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in 2001, will move another step forward tomorrow.

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Holly Tyne and shop assistant Steph Hodges receiving the award.

Ribble Valley retailer sees off competition from national brand

A Clitheroe retailer has scooped an accolade at a prestigious national industry awards.

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Afua Hirsch, and Churchill impersonators, in The Search for Britains Heroes

The Battle for Britain's Heroes - A lifeless look at dark history

For inanimate objects, statues have been at the centre of a lot of controversy recently, as The Battle for Britain’s Heroes (Channel 4, Tuesday, 9pm) highlighted. People have even died – in Charlottesville, West Virginia – in violence surrounding protests over statues of controversial figures.

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Burnley Reel Cinema

Competition: Win tickets to Burnley's Reel Cinema

East Lancashire Newspapers has once again teamed up with Burnley's Reel Cinema to offer readers the chance to win a pair of film tickets.
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Pendle Hill: the book looks at the origins of the settled landscapes of East Lancashire.

Pendle historian's new book uses laser scanning to uncover landscape history of East Lancs

A Pendle landscape historian has - after a four-year research project using aerial laser scanning - produced a book on the origins of the settled landscapes of Pendle, Burnley, and the Ribble Valley.
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