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Author Cecelia Ahern visits Preston and reveals secret to her success

If you have ever wondered what success smells like, here is your answer.

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Former journalist Angela Norris who has written her first book 'Dancing To The Beat Of The Tide

Former Garstang journalist creates waves with first book

Knott End library was packed for a nostalgia-packed presentation by village author Angela Norris.
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Rev Martin Whiffen and volunteers Celia Darbyshire and Brenda Lambert

Wanted one donkey for church Easter celebrations

Calling all donkeys this Easter.
Chorley
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What’s On Listings 23-29 Mar

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The Museum of Lancashire, Stanley Street, Preston

Pledge over future of council’s museum collections

The future of Lancashire’s treasured museum collections is safe despite uncertainty around the service, County Hall bosses have said.

Preston
George Formby and Pat Howson

Actor wanted to play George Formby in upcoming film

A Lancashire author is on the hunt for a George Formby impersonator to play the iconic musician in a big screen production.

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This longstandingevent has been delighting families in the area since the 1860s.

Egg rolling in Preston 2017 - everything you need to know

Families looking for entertainment in Preston this Easter will no doubt be heading to Avenham and Miller Parks' famous Egg Rolling event.

Preston

Military themed send off for army veteran

An army veteran was given a special send-off with a military themed funeral that also paid tribute to his Scottish heritage.

Deepdale
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What’s On Listings 16-22 Mar

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How Preston's Harris could look. Copyright Purcell Architects

‘Don’t disfigure glorious Harris’

Shakespearean actor Ian Fintoff believes it will be a tragedy if Preston “disfigures” the landmark Harris Library where his love of literature was born.

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Slave trade port to fair trade city - as part of the project, workshops were carried out in schools and people dressed in the attire of the times, mostly traditional Quakers dress.

Slave trade port to fair trade city - Lancaster’s weekend of events by The Fig Tree

The FIG Tree, the world’s first International Fair Trade Centre founded in the first Fair Trade Town, Garstang, is holding a weekend of events celebrating 210 years since the abolition of the slave trade and also how fair trade is promoted today, on March 25 and 26.

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Glasform

Lancashire recommends.... art galleries

Looking for some arty culture? Here is our list of the top art galleries in Lancashire.

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What’s On Listings 2-8 Mar

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Dreamboats and Petticoats at the Palace Theatre, Manchester

Theatre review: Dreamboats and petticoats at Manchester Palace Theatre

It was cold, it was dark, and I needed cheering up on a Monday evening. So what better than a song and dance?

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Hoghton Tower

King’s beech to mark royal visit

Children will bring life to history when they plant a Royal tree to mark 400 years since the visit of King James I to Lancashire.

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Brennan Reece

See comedians Brennan Reece and Chris Washington in Chorley

Two northern comedians are hoping to have audiences in stitches when they perform in Chorley.
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Adlington 2016 carnival queen Heather Kirkham-Spear, carnival princess Ruby Charnock and carnival pageboy James Mckone, were delighted to present a cheque to our nominated charity for 2016, Derian House, for 4000

Step forward for a very Royal affair

The Adlington and District Carnival Committee are gearing up for this year’s event and are on the search for the 2017 Carnival Royalty.

Chorley
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What’s On Listings 23 Feb - 1 Mar

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Brabin's, Chipping

Brabin's Shop and Tea Room saved from closure

Britain’s longest trading shop will remain open as new tenants are to move in this week.

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Linda, 57, underwent a series of procedures in January while Coleen, 51, was in the Celebrity Big Brother house, having kept her choice to have surgery - and the results - a secret

New look for Linda Nolan after facelift

She may be a well-known face on Loose Women – but the skin on her face is looking tighter than ever.

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