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Top things to do at the weekend (January 20 to 22)

Here is our guide of things to do this weekend in Lancashire.
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How Not to Fall in Love, Actually by Catherine Bennetto

Book review: How Not to Fall in Love, Actually by Catherine Bennetto

Love can come into your life at the most unexpected time… rather like a baby!

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Sirens by Joseph Knox

Book review: Sirens by Joseph Knox

‘We still live in a world where you can disappear if you want to. Or even if you don’t.’

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Chills, thrills and spills for young readers

Book reviews: Chills, thrills and spills for young readers

Banish the January blues with a season of brilliant new books!

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Sally O'Brien and Georgina Moore, who are running new dance classes for adults in Carnforth and Morecambe.

Friends come together to run dance classes in Morecambe and Carnforth

Two long-term friends are stepping outside of their usual roles to run innovative dance classes across the district.

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The Watcher by Ross Armstrong

Book review: The Watcher by Ross Armstrong

Bird-watching turns to people-watching with deadly results in a dark and intriguing Hitchcock-style thriller from actor and now author Ross Armstrong.
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The Vanishing by Sophia Tobin

Book review: The Vanishing by Sophia Tobin

After forays into 18th century London and the Kent coast in 1851, author-to-watch Sophia Tobin returns with a gripping gothic tale of intrigue, romance and revenge set amidst the brooding hills of Brontë country.

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Mysteries, magic and furry friends for a new reading season

Book reviews: Mysteries, magic and furry friends for a new reading season

As the new school term gets under way, there is plenty of reading fun to keep youngsters smiling this January.

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Death and the Naked Lady and The Lady and the Cheetah by John Flagg

Book review: Death and the Naked Lady and The Lady and the Cheetah by John Flagg

John Flagg, pseudonym of American crime writer John Gearon who died in 1970, delivers a barrage of murder and mayhem in two fabulous 1951 mysteries… with the added bonus of a suspense-packed short story.
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North End players are filmed for a new Virgin Trains video

Training session with a difference for PNE stars

Preston North End players are on track to be the stars of a new video.

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Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson

Book review: Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson

Fear… it’s perhaps the most powerful and visceral human emotion, and one that exciting US author Peter Swanson has learned to exploit with breathtaking audacity and skill.

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Safe From Harm by RJ Bailey

Book review: Safe From Harm by RJ Bailey

In the volatile and dangerous world of London’s super rich, a small, intrepid band of close protection officers must keep the billionaires, oligarchs, tycoons and famous names safe from harm.

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That Comic Shop

Lancashire recommends.... comic book stores

Here is our guide of the best comic book and games stores in the region.
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Paul Farley.

Lancaster University professors share their Beatle love

Two world-renowned poets with a Lancaster connection will be appearing at a free public lecture taking place in the New Year.

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Ray Edmondson in Morecambe Bay

Morecambe exhibitions will bring in new year

There’s plenty to do to bring in the new year across the resort.

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Jorgie the Elf from Heysham.

“I’m happy we have made people smile” says mum of Heysham elf baby

The mum of a baby dressed as an elf who helped spread Christmas joy to thousands will create a picture book for the family.

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Jam Butties and a Pan of Scouse by Maggie Clarke and Cathryn Kemp

Book review: Jam Butties and a Pan of Scouse by Maggie Clarke and Cathryn Kemp

Born during the hardest of times and in one of the poorest areas of Liverpool, Maggie Clarke’s life was never destined to be a bed of roses…

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Three winter warmers to kick off the New Year

Book reviews: Three winter warmers to kick off the New Year

Sit back with your favourite tipple and say cheers to 2017 with three gorgeous escapist romances.

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Trumacar Primary School take a whole school picture at the end of their joint jump-athon for charity.

Schools go head to head in festive jumper challenge

A Heysham primary school and a Milnthorpe high school came together for a festive jump-athon in aid of charity.

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Jaguar and cub at South Lakes Safari Zoo

Venture further and go wild at South Lakes Safari Zoo

Looking for something wild to do this festive season?

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