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Rock band Massive Wagons talk about that mural in Lancaster and find out how you can get tickets for their secret gig in Preston

If you've been to Lancaster recently you may be wondering what that big mural is all about that has mysteriously appeared on the one-way system through the city?

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Book review: In The Dark by Cara Hunter

Book review: In The Dark by Cara Hunter

Oxford has – rather appropriately – developed a pleasing habit of spawning cerebral crime thrillers.

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Book review: The House We Called Home by Jenny Oliver

Book review: The House We Called Home by Jenny Oliver

The Whitehorns’ family home is that perfect Cornish dream… a solid, stone house perched on a cliff top, white jasmine dancing over the windows, and looking out over a glittering blue sea.

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Book review: Nucleus by Pam Norfolk

Book review: Nucleus by Pam Norfolk

It’s 1939 and maverick professor Tom Wilde is in a race against time to save the world from a deadly threat.

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Book review: The Imperial Tea Party: Family, politics and betrayal: the ill-fated British and Russian royal alliance by Frances Welch

Book review: The Imperial Tea Party: Family, politics and betrayal: the ill-fated British and Russian royal alliance by Frances Welch

It should have been a joyful occasion but the ‘dreich and misty’ driving rain that greeted the arrival of the newly crowned Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra at Balmoral in September of 1896 was just an augur of things to come.

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Book review: The Perfectly Imperfect Woman by Milly Johnson

Book review: The Perfectly Imperfect Woman by Milly Johnson

What are your favourite rom-com ingredients?
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Marion Quade (Madeleine Madden), Miranda Reid (Lily Sullivan), and Irma Leopold (Samara Weaving) mysteriously disappear in Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock more than makes up for disappointment at the World Cup

On the very day that football said it wasn’t coming home after all, not now, not when there was still daylight left, BBC1 was screening what, on the surface, looked like one of those stiff upper-lipped, starched white crinolines period dramas – one of those where there’s a lot of talking about things that have happened, but you don’t actually see anything happening.

Arts
Audrey Hepburn, from refugee to Hollywood icon, by Carol Pugh.

Open art exhibition to inspire at Clitheroe Castle

The skills of local artists will soon be on display in a creative new exhibition in the Steward's Gallery at Clitheroe Castle.

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Thin Lizzy. Credit: http://www.eric-bell.com. (s)

Ex-Thin Lizzy superstar to rock Barlick

Thin Lizzy fans are in for a treat as an original founding member is heading to Barlick on his blues tour.
Music
The full cast of Poison in the Parish. (s)

Ribchester play celebrates 100 years of women's votes

Ribchester Amateur Theatrical Society (RATS) will celebrate 100 years of women’s votes with a Promenade Play.
Theatre and Comedy
Ella Shaw is hosting a special summer school at her Academy of Arts and Friends. (s)

Langho singer's inspiring new chapter after Britain’s Got Talent

Langho’s Ella Shaw is best known for her appearance on Britain’s Got Talent, and has performed alongside Olly Murrs and Rudimental.

Music
Four-piece rock band Sky Valley Mistress, of Darwen, are headlining. (s)

Music festival returns to rock Ribchester

Get ready to rock at a free one-day music festival which is returning to the Ribble Valley for its third year.

Music
The Emporium's new manager Thomas Leonard.

New manager for The Emporium

Popular local cafe, bar and brasserie, The Emporium in Clitheroe, has a new manager.

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Visitors enjoying Clitheroe Food Festival.

Top chocolatier to give taste-talk at food festival

A chocolatier with an international reputation and a slab of top awards is to give a tasting-talk at this year’s Clitheroe Food Festival.

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Karen Hands, of Enterprising People, presents the Pride of Ribble Valley award to John Houldsworth. Photo Liz Henson Photography.

Nominations open for Ribble Valley Business Awards

Nominations for the fifth Ribble Valley Business Awards open next Thursday, July 19th.

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Jim Lea was one of the main musical forces behind 1970s glam rock giants Slade, with Dave Hill, Don Powell and frontman Noddy Holder

Slade legend Jim Lea talks Wolverhampton, losing touch with Noddy, and how his mum still thnks he needs a proper job

Legendary Slade bass player, violinist and co-writer Jim Lea very rarely gives interviews, so MALCOLM WYATT was exceptionally star-struck to be granted an audience with one of his 1970s’ music heroes

Music
Northern Sports Club.

Exciting times for local band

It’s been a good year for local band Northern Sports Club, writes Jonathan Haworth.

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The Well Dressed Gentlemen will be performing at Longton Live

Things to do (July 13 to 17)

Get out and about this weekend with any of these great events:

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Killing It by Asia Mackay

Book review: Killing It by Asia Mackay

Forget James Bond and meet this summer’s most fearless, most resourceful and most entertaining superhero-spy… Assassa-Mum!

Arts
A Fatal Obsession by Faith Martin

Book review: A Fatal Obsession by Faith Martin

For 25 years, Faith Martin has been thrilling her readers with a raft of superb novels… written in four different genres and under four different pen names.

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