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Collectable craze perfect for Christmas

Our antiques expert Allan Blackburn takes a look at a popular brand of teddies...

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Mary Ann Cissie Dixon at the drying shed in 1920s.

Lancaster nostalgia: Bobbin Mill

Wray historian David Kenyon takes a look at pictures of the Bobbin Mill, Millhouses, in Wray. Here in the second part of the series David further explores the Dixon family.

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Lancaster nostalgia: photographs of the Moor Hospital

Lancaster nostalgia: photographs of the Moor Hospital

A dramatic exhibition of photographs of an iconic Lancaster building will be on display at Lancaster City Museum next month.

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Jack Crayston. Lancaster nostalgia.

Lancaster nostalgia: Jack Crayston

Jack Crayston was born in Grange-Over-Sands on October 9 1910.

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Lancashire Day

Get ready for Lancashire Day

We are of course proud to be Lancastrians - so there is plenty to celebrate on Lancashire Day.
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The box was left with a railway guard

Mother leaves her dead baby in box

Historian Keith Johnson looks back at a shocking crime from yesteryear...

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These brooches are just �5 each and there are lots to choose from

Brooches that won’t break the bank

A look at antiques with our expert Allan Blackburn...

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Standfast and Barracks on Caton Road, Lancaster.

Memories of Lancaster factory wanted

People with memories of working at Lancaster’s Standfast & Barracks are invited to tell their story at a special event there on December 3.

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The derelict building which became The Dukes in 1971.

Lancaster nostalgia: Dukes theatre celebrates 45 years

One of Lancaster’s iconic theatre’s marks its birthday this week. Louise Bryning looks back at The Dukes over its 45 year reign.

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Lieutenant Noel Worthington

Rallying cry from the King as an Irish hero headed to war

Noel Trevor Worthington is the only Irishman whose name appears on Garstang War Memorial.

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Outside the Caton Road internment camp during World War One. Picture by Lancaster City Museum.

Lancaster nostalgia: a war link to Standfast and Barracks

A unusual era in Lancaster’s wartime history is hidden behind the walls of a factory in the city.

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The Beatles in Blackpool ahead of their appearance at the Opera House on August 16, 1964

Day The Beatles played in a front room in Lancashire

Lancashire author Richard Houghton's new book captures the memories of Beatles fans who saw the Fab Four play live. Here he shares memories of concerts in the Red Rose county.

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Rockets The Who pictured in their early days

Searching for fans of The Who

Legendary rockers The Who played gigs right across Lancashire on their rise to global stardom in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Now author Richard Houghton is looking for fans who saw the band play in the early days to share their memories for a new book.
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Len Shackleton pictured in 1938.

Famous footballer holidayed in Morecambe

Local historian Terry Ainsworth looks back at a famous footballer who took his holidays in Morecambe.

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This gorgeous serving dish would be the centre piece on any dining table

When buyers craved Carlton Ware

Our antiques expert Allan Blackburn looks at pottery...

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The escape bid sketch from the Illustrated Police News

Leap for freedom on railway track

Historian Kieth Johnson looks at a dramatic bid for freedom from yesteryear...

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Former Lancaster Guardian photographer, Steve Pendrill, snapped this picture of an old tramcar in a field between Sunderland Point and Middleton Sands.

Lancaster nostalgia: great response to tramcar mystery

A couple of weeks ago we asked our readers for information on the mysterious tramcar snapped by former Lancaster Guardian photographer Steve Pendrill.

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Tessler gramophone for sale at �19.99

You spin me right round - like a record

Looking at the world of antiques with Allan Blackburn...

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Lancaster nostalgia: St Luke’s Sunday School

Lancaster nostalgia: St Luke’s Sunday School

Local historian Terry Ainsworth has shared this picture of St Luke’s Sunday School.

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A typical crop farm which families may have moved to from Back Farm.

Lancaster nostalgia: Back Farm

In a collection of farming memories Wray historian David Kenyon takes us on a journey through the Roeburndale West Valley to Back Farm. In the final piece this week David looks at Back Farm.

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