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‘Cowardice in its most heinous form - but we mustn’t let the fear win’

As a parent, witnessing your children’s ‘firsts’ and seeing the unequivocal joy on their faces as they do something new and different is absolutely priceless.

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All Saints Church and School Rooms

Tragic death of pupil who was struck on head by teacher

Historian Keith Johnson looks back at the tragic death of a schoolboy...

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Violent horror on our doorstep

Speaking to people on Tuesday, it seemed most either knew or knew of someone who was at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday night when a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured 59 others.

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A blue Dinky Toys Mercedes

Dinky Toys always popular with collectors

Antiques expert Allan Blackburn looks back at childhood collectables...

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Northern soul will prevail

Northern soul will prevail

Words cannot be sufficient for what has happened in Manchester.

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Picture taken by Lanchasire Post columnist Darryl Morris moments after the suicide bomb attack on manchester Arena.

Lancashire Post columnist heard ‘earth-shattering’ suicide bomb attack from his Manchester apartment

A Lancashire Post columnist says he’s seen the terror, the support and the resilience of Manchester after Monday’s suicide bomb attack.

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We’re all behind Manchester

When the phone rang at 5am, I feared the worst. What I was told was beyond my comprehension.

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1995 library filer of Chris Moncrieff. Photo by Peter Smith/PA

Stormy times are here again

Will they never learn? You would have thought that by now the Labour Party would have been aware of the perils of squabbling during a general election campaign.

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Aasma Day

The Internet is a perfect platform for the bitter and twisted

Don’t bitter people leave a bad taste in your mouth?

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Ad breaks are no longer enough

At a recent event, someone asked me to name my current favourite TV advert.

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Nicola Adam, Group Editor

Sticks and stones are preferable

It’s a war on words that has seen no let up as the social media-led trend for feeling offended escalates to epic proportions.

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A tough week for Walt and me

One way or another our sighthound Walter will be the death of me.

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Blame politicians for apathy

One of the key narratives of the first month in the race to Westminster has been the disconnect between the politicians and the electorate.

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1995 library filer of Chris Moncrieff. Photo by Peter Smith/PA

May is no Thatcher double

Theresa May is being hailed as the Conservative Party’s new Margaret Thatcher. To which I would reply: “Bunkum and balderdash”.

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It takes a village to raise a child

Crowdfunding is a beautifully simple idea.

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Fighting Fake News

Our popularity may have waned but..

Journalists were once considered the second most unpopular professionals after estate agents.

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Looking good on the dancefloor

We’ve had a few arguments about music in our house over the past few weeks.

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This framed crew t-shirt, signed by all the band, hangs on my office wall

A special brew of rock music memorabilia...

Our antiques expert Allan Blackburn looks at rock music memorabilia...

Nostalgia
A Rocket Brigade crew in action

Schooner’s tempest tragedy takes the lives of six men

Historian Keith Johnson looks at a maritime tragedy that claimed the lives of six men...

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Time to Brexit this kitsch fest?

Confession time: for a good 30 years now I have been harbouring a secret, one which threatens to expose me to ridicule.

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