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Burnley students' dance showcase spectacular had audience on their feet

A glittering evening of dance received a standing ovation from a cheering audience at Burnley College.

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Get out for a walk in Darwen on Sunday

Things to do (April 28 to 30)

Get yourself out and about this weekend with one or two of these fantastic events:

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The Memory Shop by Ella Griffin

Book review: The Memory Shop by Ella Griffin

Sometimes memories – and not dreams – provide hope for the future.

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Christ Church at Chatburn.

Royal wedding afternoon tea event in the Ribble Valley

A royal vintage afternoon tea to celebrate the forthcoming marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is the next event in the campaign to raise funds towards keeping a popular local church open for the community.

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What a Wonderful Word by Nicola Edwards and Luisa Uribe

Book reviews: Wizard words, wartime adventure and a moon rabbit

Discover some of the world’s most extraordinary words, enjoy a thrilling wartime adventure, meet a girl who dreams of making dresses, and discover the giant rabbit who lives in the Moon in a sparkling selection of new springtime children’s books.

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All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson

Book review: All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson

Lies, lies and even more damned lies… but who is telling them?

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New initiative for dementia sufferers and their carers.

Café experience for dementia sufferers and their carers

The Ribble Valley Dementia Action Alliance is supporting a new Dementia café experience at The Sanctuary of Healing in Langho.

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Stately home

Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

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St George's Day events at Clitheroe Castle Museum.

Events at the castle to celebrate St George's Day

A special programme of events is being held at Clitheroe Castle to celebrate St George's Day.

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Pam and Emily with their runner bean chutney in the new BBC2 show Top of the Shops with Tom Kerridge

Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge - A flop from top to bottom

Napoleon, in one of his wilder flights of fancy, is alleged to have called Britain “a nation of shopkeepers”.
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Young Poppy Morris has won a place at the Royal Ballet summer school.

Budding ballerina pirouettes into Royal Ballet School

Budding ballerina Poppy Morris has been offered a prestigious place at the Royal Ballet summer school.

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The Memento Workshop is based on the Lubaina Himid exhibition at the Harris Museum

Things to do (April 21 - 23)

As the weather brightens up, why not get out and about to some of these events?

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The River Ribble outside the Spread Eagle at Sawley

Restaurant review: The Spread Eagle at Sawley near Clitheroe

Nestled next to a soaring stretch of the beautiful  River Ribble, with views stretching a cross the Forest of Bowland, The Spread Eagle at Sawley has earned its reputation as a calming bolt-hole in a stunning corner of our beautiful Lancashire countryside.
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Kid Carpet.

An anarchic journey of family fun at Clitheroe's The Grand

Ed Patrick visited his local car boot sale with a ten pound note and returned with a beaten up plastic guitar, a 1970’s children’s keyboard and a toy tape deck.

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Clitheroe Family Fun Fair

READER OFFER: Save up to £9 at Clitheroe Family Fun Fair!

Come along to Edisford Bridge Car Park, Edisford Road, BB7 3LA, from Thursday 22nd April until Sunday 22nd April, open weekdays 6-10pm, Saturday and Sunday 1-6pm.

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Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill

Book review: Keep You Safe by Melissa Hill

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate?
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The Book Case: An Emily Lime Mystery by Dave Shelton

Book review: Mystery, history and the wonders of nature

Spring is here and it’s time for children to get reading!

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Good Friday by Lynda La Plante

Book review: Good Friday by Lynda La Plante

Long before she was a formidable detective chief inspector, Jane Tennison was a rookie police officer finding her feet in the tough world of 1970s London.

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One Cornish Summer by Liz Fenwick

Book review: One Cornish Summer by Liz Fenwick

Tucked away in the southern-most part of Cornwall is the rugged Lizard peninsula, a coastal haven of tiny fishing ports and gorgeous sandy bays, and a source of inspiration for both writers and artists.

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Get your tickets now for this new family friendly music festival.

Tickets on sale for new music festival

This year’s Brabin’s Rocks is the first of what will be an annual family friendly music festival.

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