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Byerden's big live bash a huge success

A rip-roaring day of live music has helped pull  one of Burnley’s most iconic clubs away from the brink of closure.

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Lincoln City footballer Sam Habergham with his parents Linda and Richard

Habergham's history boys in search of ancestors

A famous name from the past, which came back to haunt Burnley during Lincoln City’s historic FA Cup victory, is seeking to unearth more history.
Photo by Simon Hardman

Photo of the Day: February 22nd

Simon Hardman has shared this lovely photo of snowdrops outside Towneley Hall.

Marriages Are Made in Bond Street: True Stories from a 1940s Marriage Bureau by Penrose Halson

Book review: Marriages Are Made in Bond Street: True Stories from a 1940s Marriage Bureau by Penrose Halson

During the dark days of the Second World War, many London marriages weren’t made in heaven… they were forged at a marriage bureau in fashionable Bond Street.

Johnny Vegas is back for the ninth series of Benidorm

Five minutes with... Johnny Vegas

Johnny Vegas is back for the ninth series of Benidorm. The dad-of-one reveals whether his character, the Oracle, has finally grown up, how he deals with fans at desperate times and why he wound up singing songs from The Sound Of Music

The New Adventures of Mr Toad: The Race to Toad Hall by Tom Moorhouse and Holly Swain

Book reviews: On the road with a new-look Mr Toad

The star of Kenneth Grahame’s classic novel makes a comeback in a new season of fabulous reading with Oxford University Press children’s books.

The 1947 FA Cup final ticket for sale.

Charity auction for Burnley FC memorabilia in aid of Pendleside Hospice

A generous West Bromwich Albion fan in possession of a historic piece of Burnley Football Club memorabilia has pledged to donate some of the funds raised from its potential sale to Pendleside Hospice should a willing buyer be found.

The Kennel Clubs Illustrated Breed Standards by The Kennel Club

Book review: The Kennel Club’s Illustrated Breed Standards by The Kennel Club

As the dog world gets hot under the collar for the start of this year’s annual Crufts extravaganza at the NEC in Birmingham from March 9-12, here’s the chance to brush up on your essential canine knowledge.

Tell Me A Lie by CJ Carver

Book review: Tell Me A Lie by CJ Carver

A ruthless Russian oligarch, a doggedly determined policewoman and a British spy with memory block on a deadly mission…


Rapper T Dogg is a senior sensation

Move over Jay Z, Drake and Kanye West. The latest rap artiste sensation is hot on your heels.
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(From left) Comedian Bill Woolland, club leader John Melvin, former footballer Dean Windass, Tom Melvin, chairman Peter Maddock, and Derek Pate.

Burnley Boys and Girls' Club 25th annual Sportsman's Dinner a hit

The Burnley Boys and Girls’ Club’s 25th annual Sportsman’s Dinner has raised almost £3,000 to ensure the historic local establishment can continue to inspire Burnley’s youth.
The English Heritage blue plaque to Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury, at his former home at 22 Gladstone Avenue in Feltham, west London

Who deserves a blue plaque?

Lancashire has a host of influential musical connections going back over the ages from the likes of George Formby to classical star Kathleen Ferrier.

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Photo by Paul Olivant

Photo of the Day: February 21st

Paul Olivant captured this beautiful sunrise over the river Calder from Whalley.

Photo by Paul Young

Photo of the Day: February 20th

Paul Young has submitted this photo of Pendle Hill from across Lower Ogden reservoir.

Screen grabbed image taken from the Twitter feed of Ringo Starr of the former Beatles drummer with Sir Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr come together for studio session

The last two living ex-Beatles have teamed up for the first time in seven years.

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(left to right) Jon Bentley, Craig Charles, Georgie Barrat and Ortis Deley

Red Dwarf star Craig Charles named The Gadget Show's new host

Red Dwarf star Craig Charles has been announced as the new host of consumer technology programme The Gadget Show.

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The Walled Garden at Barton Grange Hotel recipe Goosnargh chicken

RECIPE: Breast of Goosnargh chicken, parma ham and basil, roasted beets, saffron, potato, red pepper coulis

When serving delicious food at home it really doesn’t have to include obscure ingredients or dishes.

Eating Out
Natalie Brown (SAN BROOKE), Julie Bushby (SHERIDAN SMITH), Karen Matthews (GEMMA WHELAN), the three women at the centre of BBC drama The Moorside

The Moorside - A brave attempt to redress the balance

We have often been told that there’s nothing such as society, and that we no longer have a sense of community.
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Volunteers collecting for SKT Welfare. (s)

Magical fund-raising fun

There'll be merriment galore when a magician and entertainer flies in this weekend for a spell of fund-raising fun.

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The charity auction will be in aid of aid of Manchester Royal Childrens Hospital and Burnley Handicapped Childrens Fellowship.

Knights of St. Columba's charity auction

The Knights of St. Columba are holding a charity auction at their KCS 110 Club on Yorkshire Street in Burnley in aid of Manchester Royal Children’s Hospital and Burnley Handicapped Children’s Fellowship.

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