Photo of the Day: October 23rd

The bridge at Downham was sent in by John Howarth.

Photo by Gemma Seed

Photo of the Day: October 22nd

Gemma Seed has shared this fantastic photo of a rainbow over Pendle Hill.

Photo by Danny McCabe

Photo of the Day: October 21st

Danny McCabe spotted these rams at the bottom of Pendle Hill next to Ogden reservoir.

The Reading Room ebook series set for launch

The Reading Room ebook series set for launch

It’s all systems go at publishers Quercus as they gear up for the unveiling of The Reading Group, an exciting new ebook series by Della Parker, a novelist, short story writer and the agony aunt for Writers’ Forum magazine.

The Chelsea Strangler bySusanna Gregory

Book reviews: The Chelsea Strangler by Susanna Gregory

The Plague is rampant in the summer heat of London in 1665 and the king has fled the city… but royal spy Thomas Chaloner has murder on his mind.

The Longest Winter byKevin Sullivan

Book review: The Longest Winter by Kevin Sullivan

The Siege of Sarajevo, which lasted 1,425 days from April 1992 to February 1996, was the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare and one of the cruellest events in the vicious war in Bosnia…

Howick Park House

Halloween events across Lancashire

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Photo by Jon Thompson

Photo of the Day: October 20th

Today's stunning entry of Towneley Hall was sent in by Jon Thompson.

Betrayal byMartina Cole

Book review: Betrayal by Martina Cole

Twenty-three novels in and this lady is not for turning… soft!

Jodie Metcalfe, 18, set up the business a year ago to earn money for driving lessons.

The selfie-selling business takes off

A teenage Burnley entrepreneur is set to (photo)shoot to the top after establishing her own photobooth business.
Royal rabbits, natural wonders and amazing creatures

Book reviews: Royal rabbits, natural wonders and amazing creatures

Children are spoilt for choice this autumn with a selection of wonderful books that take us from the world’s highest mountains and strangest animals to extraordinary rabbit warrens hidden deep below the teeming city of London.

The Empire Theatre which has been given a reprieve after being saved from the auctioneer's hammer

Empire Theatre set to strike back after being saved from auction

Campaigners who feared a Burnley theatre they are fighting to save had faced its final curtain were celebrating this week after a plan to auction it off was scrapped.

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Treason byJames Jackson

Book review: Treason by James Jackson

Remember, remember, the Fifth of November…
The Mistress of Windfell Manor byDiane Allen

Book review: The Mistress of Windfell Manor by Diane Allen

The green valleys and rugged limestone outcrops of the Yorkshire Dales form the stunning backdrop to a beautiful tale of family ties, love, hope and hardship from popular storyteller Diane Allen.

Photo by Sam Nash

Photo of the Day: October 19th

Photo of the Day: Sam Nash, aged seven, has sent in this photo he took of the stalactites underneath the Anchor pub in Salterforth.
Photo by Shafiq Khan

Photo of the Day: October 18th

Shafiq Khan has shared this photo he took at the top of Langho, looking over Mytton Fold Golf Club.
Photo by Anne Spencer

Photo of the Day: October 17th

Anne Spencer has sent in this Autumnal photo of Pendle Hill.

Halloween at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Top 10 things to do at the weekend in Lancashire

Here is a list of 10 fun things to do next weekend.
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A Tapping at My Door byDavid Jackson

Book review: A Tapping at My Door by David Jackson

Best known for his brilliant New York detective Callum Doyle crime thrillers, David Jackson moves nearer to his Wirral home for an exciting new police series set amongst the back streets of Liverpool.

Photo by Denise Foulds

Photo of the Day: October 14th

Today's entry of geese flying in formation was submitted by Denise Foulds.

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