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Squeeze man Chris Difford to drop in at The Platform in Morecambe for a spot of storytelling

It might be an idea to watch your words around Chris Difford, or else you just might end up being the focus of one of his songs!
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The Moods. Photo by C M Taylor Photography

BBC Introduces up and coming North West acts for Lancaster’s Highest Point

Acts from across the North West will join headliners Ocean Colour Scene, Sasha, and Hacienda Classical at Highest Point in Lancaster in May.

Phill Jupitus.

Stand-up comedian Phill Jupitus appears at Lancaster Grand

Following his hugely successful tour of the UK in 2017, stand-up comedian, poet, improviser and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus continues on the road with his acclaimed stand-up show Juplicity.

The Caton Court student accommodation project on Bulk Road in Lancaster. PIC BY ROB LOCK'19-3-2018

PICTURES: Lancaster skyline changes as student development continues

Lancaster’s city centre skyline is dramatically altering as a new building takes shape.

Hugh Fraser.

Poirot actor to visit Morecambe

A Poirot actor will visit Morecambe as part of a crime writing festival.

Midnite Johnny are playing at Mad Hatters

Things to do (March 23 to 25)

As spring has finally arrived, why not get out and enjoy these events?
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Flight to Darkness and 77 Rue Paradis by Gil Brewer

Book review: Flight to Darkness and 77 Rue Paradis by Gil Brewer

In two turbulent, mesmerising tales from the 1950s, a Korean War veteran gets involved with a troublesome beauty and finds himself caught up in family strife and murder, and a disgraced former aircraft manufacturer is blackmailed into treason.

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke heading to Manchester after announcing new solo tour

The Radiohead frontman has included the north west as part of only three UK appearances this year.

The Shadow Queen by Anne OBrien

Book review: The Shadow Queen by Anne O’Brien

One medieval historian described her as ‘the most beautiful lady in the whole realm of England, and by far the most amorous,’ while another made tantalising reference to her ‘slippery ways.’

Follow the Dead by Lin Anderson

Book review: Follow the Dead by Lin Anderson

A romantic Hogmanay escape to the Cairngorms becomes a disturbing investigation into a human trafficking ring for dedicated forensic scientist Dr Rhona MacLeod.
The Lost by Mari Hannah

Book review: The Lost by Mari Hannah

Northumberland crime queen Mari Hannah is back on the beat… and she has a new top team to thrill her army of fans.

Templar Silks by Elizabeth Chadwick

Book review: Templar Silks by Elizabeth Chadwick

A legendary soldier and perhaps the most influential statesman of the 12th century, William Marshal was eulogised as ‘the best knight that ever lived.’


12 words and phrases you'll know if you are from Lancashire

Lancashire is not only the greatest county in England, but we also talk reet good as well.

Pete Moser. Picture by Graham Wynne.

More Music director to retire after 25 years

Peter Moser, founder of More Music in Morecambe, is stepping down after 25 years.

Eight-year-old Lily Harrison, who survived the bomb attack at the Manchester Arena in May last year

Four Days That Shook Britain - Amazing stories of kindness, bravery and humanity

The world seems to be heading towards apocalypse these days. At the very least, a new Cold War is just around the corner, as countries around the world posture from their opposite corners.

Lesley Manville and Peter Mullan in the brilliant Mum

Mum - BBC's jewel of a sitcom is an affectionate portrait of an everymum

It was Mother’s Day last week, as I’m sure you were aware. I’m also sure you honoured the mothers in your lives. And no, a few wilted carnations and box of Roses from Tesco Express is not an honour.

Hawkwind host festival in Morecambe over Easter weekend

Space rockers Hawkwind host three-day festival in Morecambe before kicking off world record attempt

Prog rock legends and electronic music pioneers Hawkwind are to headline a three-day festival in Morecambe over the Easter weekend.

Greens Bistro, At Annes

The best bistros in Lancashire

Here is a list of the five best bistros in Lancashire, as voted by readers.
The Monochrome Set are (from left to right): Mike Urban, Bid, Andy Warren and John Paul Moran

The Monochrome Set's colourful history to continue on their return to Preston's Continental

Celebrating an incredible 40 years since the band's formation, The Monochrome Set return to Preston's The Continental on Saturday, March 24 to promote their forthcoming album Maisieworld, which is due for release in the spring.


Lancashire broadcaster and Bullseye host Jim Bowen dies aged 80

Lancashire broadcaster and comedian Jim Bowen, best known as the host of the 80s TV game show Bullseye has died at the age of 80.

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