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Nostalgia: Gloria Grahame's final wish at The Dukes in Lancaster

David Thacker was put in an impossible position when he was told his leading actress was dying.
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The Nimes Roman ampitheatre

TRAVEL: Underground and overground in beautiful southern France

Smell. Taste. Think.
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What’s On Listings 16-22 Nov

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Ashton Memorial

Lancashire recommends... interesting buildings

You don't need to go far to marvel at Lancashire's architecture.

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What’s On Listings 9-15 Nov

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Lancashire artist set to create Jelly Map of Preston

Olivia Keith is creating a map to tell the story of an area of Preston . . . and making it out of  jelly.
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Garstang Festival Queen 2017 Lottie Hulme and her retinue

Applications open for the next Garstang Children's Festival Queen

The Garstang and District Children’s Festival committee are on the search for the next candidate to become the 2018 festival queen.

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PICTURES: Skies filled with brightness as Lancashire celebrates Bonfire Night

The skies above Lancashire lit up with fireworks as county folk celebrated Bonfire Night.

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What’s On Listings 2-8 Nov

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Pictures: Dave Connors

The annual Halloween bash at the Wheatsheaf Pub in Water Lane

Guests get in spirit for fright night

The Wheatsheaf Pub in Preston opened their doors to some rather scary punters for a creepy carnival inspired party night.

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Preston's Harris Museum and Library

10 stunning British libraries every bibliophile needs to visit

We may be addicted to technology, but you can’t beat curling up with a good book now and again.

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Top tips to keep your dog calm during fireworks season

The arrival of autumn sees the trees adorned with brightly coloured leaves and also welcomes bonfire night and fireworks season.
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What’s On Listings 26 Oct-1 Nov

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St Joseph's Church, Lancaster is 'at risk'

More churches put on ‘at risk’ register

One in 10 churches across the North West are under threat because of concerns about their condition, according to Historic England.

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John Yates from Fantastic Gifts with some of his postcards

Last post for seaside cards - killed off by the selfie

They are as much a part of the traditional seaside holiday as a stick of rock or a kiss-me-quick hat. But the practice of sending a postcard home - and getting back before them - looks to have finally had its day. Brian Ellis investigates.

Don’t tell Granny, but the humble seaside postcard has finally had its day.

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Fun at this years Oktoberfest in Preston

Prost! Oktoberfest is returning to Preston next year

The popular Oktoberfest is returning to Preston next year.

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The currently unoccupied 28 Church Street will soon be home to The Cake Box.

Cooking up a storm with The Cake Box

If you’re partial to a sweet treat or two then you’re in luck thanks to plans for a new cake shop in the city centre.

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REVEALED: Stars announced for Preston’s Christmas Concert and Switch On

Eastenders actor Steve McFadden, alias Phil Mitchell, is set to shrug off his hard man image when he switches on Preston’s Christmas Lights.

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Joe McElderry in Joseph

Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at Palace Theatre, Manchester

Camp as a row of tents, cheesy as a bag of Wotsits, and as religiously irreverent as you get..
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What’s On Listings 19-25 Oct

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