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Join Galloway's Society for the Blind in Penwortham for its 150 years celebration

Sight loss charity, Galloway’s Society for the Blind, is marking the culmination of its 150th year with a big party for the community.

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Scotforth St Paul's, 1948/49.

School Days: Scotforth St Paul’s, 1948/49

Ray Carr sent us this photo from Scotforth St Paul’s,Standard 2 Class 1948/9, along with the names he remembers.

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The Libertines

Kendal Calling reveals 2018 line-up

New York rappers Run DMC, London rockers The Libertines, and Welsh four-piece Catfish and the Bottlemen are set to headline this year’s Kendal Calling Festival.

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From left, Diana Heyes, Irena Vettese, Claire Cozler, Morgane Cozler, Emma Thornton, Kay Dickinson, Angela Palmer, Jane Upton, Kathryn MacDonald and Paul Kondras pose at the Vintage By The Sea Festival in Morecambe. Picture by Johnny Bean.

New art project delves into Morecambe’s past

A photographer is appealing for holiday stories for a new arts and heritage project in Morecambe.

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Morecambe Bay and a Lancaster warehouse are settings for new music videos

Morecambe Bay and a Lancaster warehouse are settings for new music videos

Themes crossing the spectrum of content between space travel and homelessness form a new and emerging body of work from a Morecambe act.

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The ultimate in fine romantic dining? How about a four-course Greggs?

If roses are red, and love is your goal, take them to Greggs for a nice sausage roll.
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Some of the women and children of Westfield, Lancaster in the 1940s.

Forgotten Lancaster female heroes of the war

Think of heroes of the First World War and most of us picture soldiers in trenches knee deep in mud, but a new project in Lancaster is looking at a group of forgotten female heroes.

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Figures for Lancashire Police's drink drive campaign have been released.

Lancashire Police reveal drink and drug driving results

More than 126 people were caught drink driving as part of Lancashire Police’s Christmas drink drive campaign.

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The Girl Who Fell in Love with the Moon by the theatre ensemble Zoo Co. Picture by Emily Waterhouse.

The Girl Who Fell in Love with the Moon on stage in Lancaster

The Girl Who Fell in Love with the Moon by the theatre ensemble Zoo Co will be performed in Lancaster.

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Beats & Pieces Big Band

Beats & Pieces Big Band to play in Morecambe

Beats & Pieces Big Band will play in Morecambe this weekend.

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Promethium.

New concept album from Lancaster metal band delves into the Many Faces of War

Lancaster five piece metal band Promethium launch their third album with a show at The Bobbin next month.

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Rev Ron reflections Jan 15 2018 Avenham Park ice skating, St Walberghs steeple, Preston, Ribble Valley bus Preston to Longridge, cotton reel projects, Spangles advert and box cart

REV RON GREENALL: Recycling times and a sweet piece of Preston nostalgia

We all know the phrase “You’re skating on thin ice.”

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Rev Ron January 2 2018 - morning window knocker

REV RON GREENALL: January mornings and the changing face of the alarm clock

It is hard to get up and to work on time these cold January mornings, and my first nostalgic picture is a sight familiar in my childhood.

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Rev reflections january 8 2018 - Parkinsons pills, spacehopper, Turner's coal horses, Bilsborrow Sunday School 30 years ago, Blackpool Central Pier 1870s, Blackpool Opera House 1947, GKER model train

REV RON GREENALL: Holidays in the real Coronation Street of Blackpool

It is a long time since I had sugar soap applied to scuffed knees, but it always worked in moving the grit and impurities from the wounds.

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The Promenade Concert Orchestra who are appearing at Morecambe Platform.

Promenade Concert Orchestra Morecambe date

The Promenade Concert Orchestra will present its 11th New Year Viennese Concert programme in Morecambe.

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The Joe Publix band. Picture by Samantha Jane Image Making.

Morecambe Ska night in aid of hospice

Ska fans are in for a treat this month as bands from across the country are coming together for a night at the Morecambe Winter Gardens.

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Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

You know the feeling...
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The Palatine in Morecambe will host a Peaky Blinders bar.

Morecambe pub to transform into Peaky Blinders bar

A Morecambe pub has been inundated with requests as it prepares to host a Peaky Blinders night.

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Red Rose Boys Club 1950-51. Back row from left, Bill Kirby, Conroy Cullen, Jack Holmes, Brian Newbury, Les Heward and Ron Mitchell. Front row from left, Fred Isaacs, Jim Bonnick, Ken Holden and Pete Hudson.

Lancaster football nostalgia

Historian Terry Ainsworth presents his series of monthly articles highlighting sporting photographs of the past.

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1st Lancashire Fusiliers waiting in sunken road in middle of no man's land for July 1, 1916 attack at the Somme

Horrors of Lancashire officer at the Somme

Historian Hugh Sebag-Montefiore reveals the torments of an officer in the Lancashire Fusiliers in the first days of the Battle of the Somme

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