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Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge - A flop from top to bottom

Napoleon, in one of his wilder flights of fancy, is alleged to have called Britain “a nation of shopkeepers”.
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Mark and his two sons, from Channel 4s Class of Mum and Dad

Class of Mum and Dad - A class act of a documentary

According to my kids, they usually don’t do anything at their primary school, and when they do get round to doing something, it’s always boring.

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Burnley Reel Cinema

Competition: Win tickets to Burnley's Reel Cinema

East Lancashire Newspapers has teamed up with Burnley's Reel Cinema to offer readers the chance to win a pair of film tickets.
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The cast of Ordeal By Innocence, not just another chintz-athon. From left, Luke Treadaway, Anna Chancellor, Bill Nighy and Morven Christie

Ordeal By Innocence - An Agatha Christie murder-mystery with a jet-black heart

It was the Easter Bank Holiday weekend this week, and to go with the traditions of hot cross buns and the need to loosen the waistband of your trousers after one-too-many Easter eggs, we also had the now-traditional bank holiday Agatha Christie murder-fest.

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Burnley Reel Cinema

Competition: Win tickets to Burnley's Reel Cinema

East Lancashire Newspapers has once again teamed up with Burnley's Reel Cinema to offer readers the chance to win a pair of film tickets.
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Video: Football protege Maddy is a TV star with the world at her feet

A gifted young footballer is set to become a TV star after her incredible skills won her a role in a high profile advertising campaign.
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Burnley members (from left) Jeff Wolstenholme, Jim Whalley, Ken Davey and Frank Swift

Judges' praise at Burnley Film Makers festival

Burnley Film Makers held their second new format film festival at Burnley Youth Theatre.

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The triple funeral for the Gibraltar Three (Sean Savage, Dan McCann and Mairead Farrell) in Belfast, in March 1988

The Funeral Murders - a reminder of a troubled past

It seems hard to remember now, when security threats seem to originate from the maelstrom in the Middle East, that it wasn’t long ago we seemed to have daily reports of atrocities which came much closer to home.

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Some of the stars of Burnley Youth Theatre's new film which tackles intolerance, taken by Huckleberry Films. (s)

Burnley and Pendle pupils' fight hate with moving new film

"Now people will think I'm a terrorist".
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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.

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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.

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Burnley Reel Cinema

Competition: Win tickets to Burnley's Reel Cinema

East Lancashire Newspapers has once again teamed up with Burnley's Reel Cinema to offer readers the chance to win a pair of film tickets.
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Former Bullseye host Jim Bowen, who has died aged 80, worked as a dustbin man in Burnley as a teenager.

Popular comedian and Bullseye host began his working life in Burnley

Broadcaster and comedian Jim Bowen, who began his working life as a dustman in Burnley at the age of 15, has died at the age of 80.

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Tributes paid to comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd

Actor John Challis, who played Boycie in comedy television series Only Fools and Horses, was one of the first to pay tribute following the news of Sir Ken Dodd's death.
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The X Factor is coming to Blackpool

Reach for the stars at Blackpool's X Factor auditions

Producers are heading to Blackpool to find local singing stars with The X Factor.
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Burnley Reel Cinema

Competition: Win tickets to Burnley's Reel Cinema

East Lancashire Newspapers has once again teamed up with Burnley's Reel Cinema to offer readers the chance to win a pair of film tickets.
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Reel Cinema manager Andy White with his hire car in Connecticut, America, where he is stuck after heavy snow fell.

Snow go for cinema manager stranded thousands of miles from home

A cinema manager has taken getting "snowed in" to a whole new level!
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Simon Schama presented the first episode of the BBC's landmark new arts documentary, Civilisations

Civilisations - The art of the documentary

What makes us civilised? If you patrol the darker recesses of social media, it might be hard to say.

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Burnley Reel Cinema

Competition: Win tickets to Burnley's Reel Cinema

East Lancashire Newspapers has once again teamed up with Burnley's Reel Cinema to offer readers the chance to win a pair of film tickets.
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Hollywood actor Tom Cruise has been asked to visit a teenager in Burnley who is battling a life threatening illness in hospital

Cinema manager hopes request for Hollywood star to visit stricken Burnley teen will not be Mission Impossible

A cinema manager has launched a campaign to bring a top Hollywood star to Burnley to visit a teenager who had both his legs amputated after he was struck down with the deadly bug sepsis.
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