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Festive spirit at Clitheroe care home

The Christmas spirit arrived at The Clitheroe Care Home this week when residents enjoyed an evening of carol singing by the Salvation Army rounded off with teas and mince pies.

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Dangerous Games by Danielle Steel

Book review: Dangerous Games by Danielle Steel

Addicted to danger, TV reporter Alix Phillips dodges bullets and bombs to bring the most important news stories to the world.

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My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage by Ingrid Seward

Book review: My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage by Ingrid Seward

With interest in the Queen and Prince Philip at a new peak thanks to the hit TV series The Crown, editor-in-chief of Majesty magazine Ingrid Seward brings us the real story of the marriage of the royal couple.

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The Girls from the Local by Rosie Archer

Book review: The Girls from the Local by Rosie Archer

As the Second World War reaches January of 1944, three young barmaids face a series of obstacles that will test their hopes and dreams for the future.

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The Swing Commanders.

Countdown to big Christmas party

A dash of 1940s classics, a sprinkling of boogie-woogie, some jump jazz and Blues……….it must be time for the Swing Commanders Christmas jive party in Clitheroe.

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Peppa Pig is broadcast in more than 180 countries

Peppa Pig blamed for 'inappropriate use of Primary Care Services'

Cartoon character Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP.

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The Joy to the World concert.

Capacity audience attends Joy to the World concert

The Joy to the World  concert on Sunday at Trinity Methodist Church and Community Hub in Clitheroe was attended by a capacity audience in spite of it being a very cold evening and earlier threat of snow.

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Her Frozen Heart by Lulu Taylor

Book review: Her Frozen Heart by Lulu Taylor

Two women, two parallel lives, 70 years apart… both hit by a terrible tragedy and both beset by secrets and lies.

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Impossible Inventions: Ideas that shouldnt work by Malgorzata Mycielska and Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinski

Book reviews: The power of the imagination comes alive with Gecko Press

There is a distinctly international flavour to a colourful selection of new books this Christmas from the rather aptly named Gecko Press.
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Football has come in as the cheapest sport to watch on satellite TV

What a save! Football is best value for money sport on satelllite TV

Footy fans who moan about the cost of having to pay extra to watch a match on satellite TV, can breath a sigh of relief they aren't followers of greyhound racing.

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Another day of festive fun at Clitheroe Market.

Second Saturday for Clitheroe Market's feast of festive fun

Shoppers are reminded that Clitheroe Market hosts its second feast of festive fun today.

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Quiz winner Fayha Yousf.

Museum's quiz for older children and teenagers

A competition has been introduced for older children and teenagers at Clitheroe Castle Museum.

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Dance Trio by Clare Drew.

Camera club’s new format for competition entries

Competitions at Ribblesdale Camera Club were felt to be victims of their own success as the high standard of many competition entries were a bit daunting for new members and the inexperienced, writes Ken Geddes.

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Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria and Tom Hughes as Prince Albert

Victoria set for snowy and opulent Christmas in first-look pictures

First-look pictures from the Victoria Christmas special reveal that viewers are in for a festive and luxurious treat, complete with a good coating of snow.

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There will be three TV specials

Some fans bound to be disappointed by League of Gentlemen reboot, warns creator

The return of The League Of Gentlemen may fail to win over existing fans, star and co-creator Reece Shearsmith has warned.

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Former factory boss Carla Connor (played by Alison King) who is to return to Coronation Street on December 22

Carla Connor set for Christmas return to Coronation Street

Fiery former factory boss Carla Connor is to return to Coronation Street just over 18 months after her departure.

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An ad campaign sent 21 miles above planet earth to promote the scenic locations where parts of the latest Star Wars film were shot

Star Wars is up, up and away as promotion billboard floats in space

Tourism chiefs in Ireland have launched a stratospheric ad campaign to highlight the island's key role in the latest Star Wars film.
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Amazon Fire stick users won’t be able to watch YouTube on their TV from January

A bust-up between Google and Amazon will mean that Amazon Fire and Amazon Echo Show users will be unable to watch YouTube on their TV - via their Amazon devices - from 1 January 2018.

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BBC Radio 2: Sounds of the Sixties by Phil Swern

Book review: BBC Radio 2: Sounds of the Sixties by Phil Swern

Were you, like me, one of the late Brian Matthew’s army of Avids?

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Book review: Brighter Days Ahead by Mary Wood

Book review: Brighter Days Ahead by Mary Wood

Two young women from opposite ends of England have both had a tough start in life but as the country battens down for a long war in 1940, will the conflict bring the chance for a new start?

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