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Neuro Drop-In Centre at Lancaster Farms.

Fashion show for neuro centre remembers ‘amazing’ Jeanette

The Wyrebank in Garstang is to host a ladies’ charity shopping and pamper evening from 7pm on November 30, in aid of the Neuro drop-in centre in Lancaster.

Turn up the heat with some winter-warming romance

Book reviews: Turn up the heat with some winter-warming romance

Love is guaranteed to heat up the cold nights with a red-hot collection of romantic reads from some of the biggest names in popular fiction.

Turn up the heat with some winter-warming romance

Celebrating Lady of jazz at Morecambe’s Platform

The centenary of the birth of legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday will be celebrated at the Platform in Morecambe on Friday November 27.

Beauty and the Beast which runs at The Dukes in Lancaster from November 20-January 2.JPG

REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast at The Dukes

I studied Jean Cocteau’s 1947 release of La Belle et la Bette (Beauty and The Beast) as part of a film module for my Degree back in 2001.

Downton Abbey

Book Review: Downton Abbey: A Celebration by Jessica Fellowes

Suffering Downton Abbey withdrawal symptoms already? Need a fix to fill the glaring gap left by the end of the final series? Here’s the perfect antidote… the ultimate companion to six years of TV heaven!

Lancashire Hotpots on stage

Hotpots strike gold with song for Lancashire Day

“Black pudding, black peas, and Blackpool” are to be immortalised in a new song by comedy folk group The Lancashire Hotpots, which will be released on Lancashire Day.


Lancashire Hotpots on stage

WATCH: Lord’s Prayer ad at centre of cinema ban row

The Church of England has said the policy preventing them from showing an advert featuring the Lord’s Prayer did not exist at the time they were trying to get the video into cinemas.


The Storm Leopards

Book reviews: Get ready for Christmas with Little Tiger Press

The big day is coming and it’s time to enjoy the countdown with a colourful collection of Christmas crackers from vibrant children’s publisher Little Tiger Press.

Mog - star of the Sainsbury's ad

Top 10 Christmas Adverts of 2015

We all know that festive season has become a big deal for retailers and the Christmas advert can now make or break a shop’s year. We take a look at our Top 10 favourite ads of 2015.


Men on the Menu by Bambi Smyth

Book review: Men on the Menu by Bambi Smyth

When Bambi Smyth split up with the love of her live, she was determined to find the right man.

The Dressmaker stars Liam Hemsworth and Kate Winslet

Film review: The Dressmaker

Revenge, mother-daughter bonds and the transformative power of clothes are the threads stitched deftly throughout Jocelyn Moorhouse's quirky Australian comedy drama, which induces tears as much as giggles.

The Great British Dream Factory: The Strange History of our National Imagination byDominic Sandbrook

The Great British Dream Factory: The Strange History of our National Imagination by Dominic Sandbrook

Viewers who have been enjoying Let Us Entertain You on BBC 2 this month should find the accompanying book – with a lengthy title that bears absolutely no resemblance to the TV name – a fascinating read.

The Storm Sister by Lucinda Riley

Book review: The Storm Sister by Lucinda Riley

A seven-book series was always going to be an ambitious project but two books into her trans-global Seven Sisters epic and master storyteller Lucinda Riley is on the crest of a wave.

Mockingjay - Part 2 is released on November 19th

Film review: The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay - Part 2

At a critical juncture in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, Woody Harrelson's grizzled mentor Haymitch Abernathy pays tribute to his battle-scarred protegee, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence).

Beauty and the Beast. Picture by Darren Andrews.

New pictures for Beauty and the Beast at Dukes

A beastly tale beautifully told will entertain audiences at The Dukes in Lancaster this festive season.

Freddie Mercury

Music is often the only thing that makes sense

When the world seems like it’s going mad, music is often the only solace.

The Dalton Rooms, in Dalton Square, Lancaster

Restrictions on Lancaster nightclub after noise complaint

A Lancaster nightclub has had conditions placed on its licence following complaints about noise and late night rowdy behaviour.

Paul Hayes entertains the visitors at the Festival Market.

Morecambe and Lancaster shoppers to get festive treat

The Festival Market in Morecambe is hosting its annual Christmas festival this month with TV personality Paul Hayes entertaining shoppers.

Education Awards 2015

Lancaster & Morecambe Education Awards

We are delighted to announce our shortlisted nominations for the Lancaster & Morecambe Education Awards sponsored by Lancaster University.

County Hall

Could you help keep Lancashire’s museums open?

The plight of Lancashire’s cash-strapped County Council could mean outside agencies or residents taking over or helping to run certain services.


North West Wedding Expo 2016

Wedding Expo 2016

If you are getting married and planning your big day, then visiting our Wedding Expo 2016 is an absolute must.

Travel Show 2016

The Travel and Leisure Show 2016

If you are planning to get away for a fabulous holiday, then you will certainly find inspiration at  The Travel and Leisure Show 2016, organised by The Lancashire Evening Post and The Blackpool Gazette.

Travel Show 2016

Book review: Hercules the Bear by Maggie Robin

I defy this book not to bring a tear to your eye.

The Official Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2016 by Alison Maloney

Book review: The Official Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2016 by Alison Maloney

Dust off your sequins, do the soft shoe shuffle and get ready to waltz into Christmas with the all-singing, all-dancing Official Strictly Come Dancing Annual for 2016.

Mike Scott (The Waterboys). Potraits in Dublin, Ireland by Dara Munnis.

Gig review: The Waterboys

I have always liked to be different and as a teenager in the 1980s my musical tastes were subjected to a raise of the eyebrow by my peers.

Prickly problems and inventive heroes with Maverick

Book review: Prickly problems and inventive heroes with Maverick

A small publisher with big ideas has an enchanting and eclectic collection of picture books for the family’s youngest readers.


Beastly way to spend Christmas at Dukes

A beastly tale beautifully told will entertain audiences at The Dukes in Lancaster this festive season.

The Stone Roses in their heyday

When The Stone Roses played in Lancashire

They are the band who defined an era. now one quarter of a century on The Stone Roses are back take on the next generation. The Manchester band has announced a series of stadium gigs next year. Mike Hill looks back at the days they played closer to home in Lancashire.

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Michael Fassbender stars as Steve Jobs

Film review: Steve Jobs

Matthew Turner reviews Danny Boyle’s sort-of biopic Steve Jobs, written by Aaron Sorkin and starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet.

Michael Fassbender stars as Steve Jobs

Lancaster festival explores theme of sleep

A week-long festival being staged in Lancaster this month will awaken the senses to the world of ‘After Dark’ with a series of intriguing and unusual events.

Picture by Julian Brown 09/11/15

Organiser Kit Abramson, centre, pictured with artists to promote  the upcoming handmade and vintage festival at The Storey, Lancaster.

NB Pix had to be taken inside due to torrential rain!

Handmade vintage market returns to Lancaster

Lancaster’s Victorian rooms will burst open with vintage crafts as the sixth independent market comes to the city.

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Lancaster Library.

Big love tea dance at Lancaster Library

A big love tea dance celebrating all things vintage will be held at Lancaster library on Tuesday November 17.

The Lovely Eggs

Late night city streets take stage in new music vid

Looking for a Strongbow party? Look no further.

David Kelly

Debut album recorded in slug infested mouldy city house

A self-taught musician has penned an eleven track debut album about life in Lancaster and the state of society – with some confessional poetry thrown in for good measure.

Lancaster musician Jave

Bad Country play good country

Lancaster-based singer/songwriter Jave brings his love of southern rock, Americana, blues and roots music into a full-band setting; mixing original material with classic covers to conjure up images of a wide blue sky, mile after mile of desert sliding past your window, and a road that goes on forever.

King King. Picture by Adam Kennedy.

Scottish vibes in Morecambe blues night

King King, the multi-award winning British Blues band, will be coming to the Platform in Morecambe on Saturday November 14.

The Winter Wonderland Christmas on Preston Flag Market

Christmas markets to fill Lancashire with festive cheer

Lancashire is set to be filled with festive cheer from next week, as a raft of Christmas markets and festivals are set to arrive in the county.


Flashback to the last Charity Stars final and one of the big winners for Derian House Childrens Hospice.

Become our charity star

The big Charity Stars talent competition which aims to give away more than £3,000 in prizes to good causes is now in full swing.

Asda will not take part in this year's Black Friday.

Asda will not take part in this year’s Black Friday

Asda has revealed it will not participate in this year’s Black Friday sales frenzy.


The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

Book review: The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

How do you like your psychopaths… mad, bad, dangerous, deadly?

Hairy hands

Killing the beast in Lancaster

An award-winning comedy theatre company is bringing its latest show to Lancaster for the first time this month, after playing to full houses and critical acclaim in Manchester, London and Edinburgh.

Dreaming In Code, Ed Warner. Photo by Luke Evans.

Memories questioned at Lancaster Arts

One of the UK’s leading all-male dance companies will bring its highly acclaimed show to Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University.

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Film review: Brooklyn

The release of Brooklyn this week signals the beginning of awards season, with the film likely to pick up a number of Oscar and BAFTA nominations across several categories.

Milton Jones

Mock the Week star to check into Lancaster

One-liner king Milton Jones will swing into Lancaster as part of the city’s comedy festival.


Lancaster artist takes the bird

A renowned Lancaster artist has gone back to his roots.


What’s the weather going to be like for your bonfire?

What the weather forecasters at the Met Office have to say about conditions tonight and this weekend as people across the North West prepare to mark Bonfire Night:

Gregson Bonfire and Fireworks

Long-standing bonfire event loses its spark

A community bonfire and fireworks event in Lancaster has been cancelled due to a lack of funding.

Gregson Bonfire and Fireworks

‘Binge-watch’ named word of the year by Collins

“Binge-Watch” has been named Colins Word of the Year 2015 by the publishers behind Colins dictionary.

Thunder of the Gods by Anthony Riches

Book review: Thunder of the Gods by Anthony Riches

Just when you thought the brilliant, all-action Empire series couldn’t get any better, its battle-hardened creator, Anthony Riches, plays a trump card.

A dog with noise-cancelling headphones on. Ermolaev Alexander/Shutterstock

Pet owners advised on safety during fireworks season

The RSPCA have issued advice to pet owners during fireworks season and warned that fireworks and bonfires can be a source of fear for many animals.

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