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Things to do this weekend (June 3 and 4)

There's lots to keep you occupied this weekend...

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Purple Cupcakes is fund-raising for charity at the launch of their new shop. (s)

Purple Cupcakes' sweet taste of success

A Barnoldswick cake decorating supplier is enjoying the sweet taste of success and whipping up a serving of kindness at launch of their new shop.

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Ribby Hall recipe by Grant Beech
Lamb Kleftiko

RECIPE: Lamb Kleftiko - Serves two to three people

Lamb kleftiko is a rustic, traditional Greek recipe made with slow cooked lamb originally cooked in an earth oven, a simple pit in the ground, used to trap heat and smoke.

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Stage Door Youth Theatre, Colne, is hosting two children's summer schools. (s)

Stage Door hosting summer fun

Let your child's imagination blossom this summer at one of Colne Stage Door's two theatre schools.
Theatre and Comedy
Kent Duchaine is playing at Barnoldswick Music and Arts Centre on Wednesday. (s)

Kent to rock Barlick

You could say the blues are tattooed onto the very soul of Kent Duchaine.

DEM is playing at Bands on the Square, Barnoldswick, on Sunday night. (s)

DEM are the people's champions

This 80s-inspired rock band is bull-dozing down the walls of despondency threatening to cut our paths short.

Leighton Hunt, Sophie Greenwood, Angela Foulds and Lynne Atkinson. (s)

Finale serving up comical fun

In its final production of the season, The Garrick is weaving a web of chaos and comedy as it explores the complexities of the modern family.

Theatre and Comedy
Aleenas Garden is a professional production coming to Burnley Youth Theatre on Tuesday. (s)

Rosy show at Burnley Youth Theatre

Imaginations will blossom when this sensory adventure comes to town.
Theatre and Comedy

Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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Singer-songwriter Emily Maguire is playing at Barnoldswick Music and Arts Centre next weekend. (s)

Emily bringing healing music to Barlick

Emily Maguire is blowing music’s transformative powers through venues like dandelion seeds in the wind.
Game Of Thrones George RR Martin

Game Of Thrones trailer leaves fans 'crying with excitement'

Game Of Thrones fans were left “crying with excitement” after the trailer for the upcoming seventh series of the show was unveiled.
Langho singer/songwriter Ella Shaw.

Singer Ella Shaw dedicates song to Manchester and the bomb attack victims

Britain's Got Talent star Ella Shaw has dedicated one of her songs to Manchester and anyone who lost their lives in Monday's devastating bomb attack.


This solar powered invention is more than just a barbecue

The world's first solar-powered barbecue has been invented which cooks food using mirrors.
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Photo by Kim Turner

Photo of the Day: May 29th

Kim Turner has shared this photo she took of Canada geese soaking up the sun outside Towneley Hall.

Photo by Dave Burnett

Photo of the Day: May 28th

Dave Burnett has sent in this stunning photo of the sunset over Pendle Hill.

Photo by David McQuillan

Photo of the Day: May 27th

David McQuillan shared this photo of his dog Poppy watching the sunset from Weets Hill.

Photo by Laura Mirfield

Photo of the Day: May 26th

Laura Mirfield captured these lambs having the time of their lives.

Photo by Peter Stawicki

Photo of the Day: May 25th

Peter Stawicki captured a busy Duke Bar in Burnley soaking up the sunshine.

Dunstan by Conn Iggulden

Book review: Dunstan by Conn Iggulden

One of the most influential figures of 10th century England, Dunstan is perhaps best remembered for his connections to Glastonbury Abbey and as the patron saint of goldsmiths, locksmiths and jewellers.

Admissions: A Life In Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh

Book review: Admissions: A Life In Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh

There is nothing worse than being outdoors in the middle of no-where and your equipment or clothing rips.

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