Arts & Screen

Book review: Deep Down Dead by Steph Broadribb

Steph Broadribb is perhaps best known by her alter ego, Crime Thriller Girl… an online blogger and book reviewer with a love of ‘all things crime thriller.’
T2 Trainspotting is set in the present day with the main characters

Choose mildly positive reviews: Trainspotting sequel wins over critics

Trainspotting's long-awaited sequel has won over most critics - although all agree it can never leave the same legacy as the original.
Photo by Joyce Wade

Photo of the Day: January 20th

Joyce Wade has shared this lovely photo of Towneley Park in the Autumn.

Photo by Lynne Harrison

Photo of the Day: January 19th

Lynne Harrision has shared this wonderful photo she took of Pen-y-gent.

Photo by Laura Mirfield

Photo of the Day: January 18th

Laura Mirfield has taken his wonderful photo of Old Ebby's reservoir, Slipper Hill.

Pigeon show

Top things to do at the weekend (January 20 to 22)

Here is our guide of things to do this weekend in Lancashire.
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How Not to Fall in Love, Actually by Catherine Bennetto

Book review: How Not to Fall in Love, Actually by Catherine Bennetto

Love can come into your life at the most unexpected time… rather like a baby!

Sirens by Joseph Knox

Book review: Sirens by Joseph Knox

‘We still live in a world where you can disappear if you want to. Or even if you don’t.’

Chills, thrills and spills for young readers

Book reviews: Chills, thrills and spills for young readers

Banish the January blues with a season of brilliant new books!

Photo by Peter Stawicki

Photo of the Day: January 17th

Peter Stawicki captured last Thursday's full moon, simply stunning!

Lancashire couples invited to apply for Don’t Tell the Bride

Lancashire couples invited to apply for Don’t Tell the Bride

Couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don’t Tell the Bride.

The Fabularium's "Reynard The Fox".

Spot On Lancashire has something for everyone

With a raft of new season events across Lancashire launching this January, Spot On Lancashire features everything from cooking to theatre, music to art and promises to offer something for everyone.

The Pirate King by Huw Powell

Book review: The Pirate King by Huw Powell

Adventure loving young readers will relish this book. It’s the third and final book in Powell’s fascinating Spacejackers series.

Walking the Munros Volume 2  - Northen Highlands and the Cairngorms

Book review: Walking the Munros

New Year sparks new challenges. And in our household we are looking at more chances to explore.

Photo by Richard Beckwith

Photo of the Day: January 16th

Richard Beckwith has sent in this fantastic shot of Weets Hill from the Trig Point on Pendle Hill.

Photo by Jon Scorah

Photo of the Day: January 15th

Jon Scorah from the Ribble Valley has shared this photo of a Kingfisher he spotted in his garden.

Photo by Denise Foulds

Photo of the Day: January 14th

Denise Foulds has shared this photo she took of the snowy view from outside the New Waggoners Inn.

Artist's impression of how Burnley Reel Cinema will look after the refurb (s)

Work begins on cinema's Burger King extension

Work has started on building a drive-thru Burger King at Burnley’s Reel Cinema.
Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.
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Casey Affleck as Lee Chandler

Film review: Manchester By The Sea

Anguished silences between members of a fractured Massachusetts family speak volumes about the loss of a son in writer-director Kenneth Lonergan’s elegiac drama.

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