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Column: Young people do still have faith

We are living in troubled times and there is certainly a sombre national mood as, at the time of writing, we wake to yet another atrocity in London.

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Nicola Adam

Column: Hot under the collar over weather

It was just a nod and a wink ago, and with a certain sense of inevitability, that I gave in to my inner-weakling and turned the heating back on again.

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Peter Firth as Archie Weeks in The Flaxton Boys

Column: Adventures in a creepy house

This week I’m writing about ‘The Flaxton Boys’, a great 1960s children's programme.

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Rt Rev Geoff Pearson, Bishop of Lancaster

Column: Ancient tradition we should all be so proud

I have just attended my last service of Thanksgiving on the occasion of the Shield Hanging of the next High Sheriff of Lancashire.

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Carol Forster

Column: Soap opera at the crossroads of great television

Back in the sands of time, there was a soap opera that is worthy of its own column, not least because it was so appallingly good.

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Nicola Adam, Group Editor

Lies, damned lies, and our dearly beloved

It’s not just politicians you know, we are all big fat liars.

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Uri Geller shows how it's done

Column: All hail the spoon bender

Way back in the early 1970s, after watching some innocuous television and flirting with power cuts, there came a fascinating man into our lives who had supernatural powers.

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A blue Dinky Toys Mercedes

Dinky Toys always popular with collectors

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

Nostalgia
Northern soul will prevail

Northern soul will prevail

Words cannot be sufficient for what has happened in Manchester.

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Carol Forster

Column: Tales from the bush and deep blue sea

Well dear readers, this week my nostalgic memories have an animal theme, as a sweet diversion from the forthcoming election.

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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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Carol Forster

Column: Inside the Shoe Tardis

Well dear readers, some good memories came back to me this week about some of the cafes and shops we used to have back in the olden days, here in Lancaster.

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Editor Chris Daggett

#TrustedNewsDay

Our Fighting Fake News campaign is aimed at reminding our readers and website users about the importance of our brands in bringing you trusted news.

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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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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
Carol Forster

Column: Days before the Internet

Many years ago, almost before the days of electricity, there was a strange phenomenon: that of no Internet.

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Rt Rev Geoff Pearson, Bishop of Lancaster

Column: Lessons from The West Wing

Last Sunday morning I was interviewed on BBC Radio Lancashire about the forthcoming election.

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Toilet sign

Best times in the ladies loo

It’s a long established, unassailable fact that the best conversations, partying, gossip and general times on a night out are not to be had at the bar, or dancing like you just don’t care, but in the ladies’ bathroom with the more partygoers the better.

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Rt Rev Geoff Pearson, Bishop of Lancaster

Column: Don’t put up barriers to a happy home for children

Recently a social worker was criticised by a judge for telling a couple that it might be harder to place their baby son for adoption if he were baptised.

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Carol Forster

Column: Memories of a sixties and seventies childhood

If you fancy a return trip down memory lane, I’ve compiled my nostalgia columns, first published in Lancaster Guardian, and put them into a small book, alongside two fictional stories and a few tributes, including my column on ‘our John Waite’.

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