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REVIEW: Creative Writing For Beginners; Burnley College

Creative Burnley people can let their imaginations soar thanks to a new series of writing workshops.

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Lancashire sees 67 million visitors pour in each year

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.
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Next Level Dance School is hosting its first ever professional production. (s)

Dancers taking their talents to the Next Level in production at the Burnley Mechanics

A family-friendly production celebrating the achievements of student dancers is twirling into the town centre.

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My Dad, the Earth Warrior by Gary Haq

Book reviews: Boys on a mission take centre stage for Father’s Day

A boy called Hero battling to save the planet, a youngster fighting to uncover the truth about his dad, a kitchen boy caught up in black magic and a daring boy time-travelling on the high seas are just some of the stars of a sparkling new selection of children’s books.

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Volunteers and the public gather for the historic re-opening of a section of the Martholme Viaduct

MP thanks volunteers and students for making dream to open historic viaduct a reality

A historic landmark, that was closed for several years after the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in 2001, has re-opened.

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Inquisition by David Gibbins

Book review: Inquisition by David Gibbins

When the wreck of a 17th century ship is found off the coast of Cornwall, it sets in motion an epic quest leading back to the disappearance of the iconic Holy Grail.

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Somewhere Beyond the Sea by Miranda Dickinson

Book review: Somewhere Beyond the Sea by Miranda Dickinson

Seren MacArthur’s dad used to tell her that magic is everywhere if you look hard enough for it… and she needs to believe that now more than ever before.

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Pulse by Felix Francis

Book review: Pulse by Felix Francis

Since the death of his father, the legendary jockey and crime writer Dick Francis, Felix Francis has been on a winning run.

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Widows by Lynda La Plante

Book review: Widows by Lynda La Plante

Thirty-five years ago, a Liverpool-born screenwriter and author called Lynda La Planted burst on to the entertainment scene with a thrilling six-part ITV crime series that became an instant hit.

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The Cast by Danielle Steel

Book review: The Cast by Danielle Steel

At the age of 54, twice-divorced mother-of-three Kait Whittier is an empty nester with a high-flying job and no desire to immerse herself again in the complications of a new love.

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The Platform Gallery where the exhibition is being held.

Specialist school pupils' works of art

Students from a specialist school are exhibiting their works of art in a local gallery this weekend.

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Another section of the Martholme Viaduct is to be officially opened tomorrow

Ribbon cutting ceremony marks another step forward for historic viaduct

A historic landmark, that was closed for several years after the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in 2001, will move another step forward tomorrow.

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Pam Potter's first placed painting 'Calder de Lune.'

Winners announced of Painting Padiham competition

The winners of the hugely successful Painting Padiham competition have been announced.

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Pendle Hill: the book looks at the origins of the settled landscapes of East Lancashire.

Pendle historian's new book uses laser scanning to uncover landscape history of East Lancs

A Pendle landscape historian has - after a four-year research project using aerial laser scanning - produced a book on the origins of the settled landscapes of Pendle, Burnley, and the Ribble Valley.
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Padiham Football Club is the setting for a Ladies Day in June

Topless barmen, prosecco and afternoon tea promise to make Ladies' Day a hit

A football club is hosting a Ladies' Day event ahead of the World Cup.

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Towneley Hall in Burnley is the setting for an open air production in August

Open air theatre treat for Burnley audiences

The idyllic setting of Burnley’s Towneley Hall is the venue for an open air production in August.

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White Bodies by Jane Robins

Book review: White Bodies by Jane Robins

Can you ever love someone too much?
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No Harp for My Angel, Booty for a Babe, and Eve, Its Extortion by Carter Brown

Book review: No Harp for My Angel, Booty for a Babe, and Eve, It’s Extortion by Carter Brown

Wise-cracking, lecherous homicide detective Lieutenant Al Wheeler investigates the disappearances of pretty ‘dames,’ a complex hit-and-run case, and murders at a science fiction convention in three entertaining entries in the phenomenally successful Carter Brown mystery series.

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The Moviemaking Magic of Star Wars: Creatures & Aliens by Mark Salisbury

Book reviews: Strange creatures, thrilling fantasy and outdoor fun

The sunshine has brought a new selection of glittering and exciting books to keep youngsters out of mischief this summer.

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Paris by the Book by Liam Callanan

Book review: Paris by the Book by Liam Callanan

If you love bookshops, Parisian charm and an intriguing mystery, then this beguiling story could be your favourite summer read.

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