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HIM review - Carrie for the millennials leaves me unconvinced

It can be tough being a teenager – raging hormones, acne, exams, the pressures of social media, nosebleeds, telekinesis...

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Photo by Gemma Seed

Photo of the Day: October 22nd

Gemma Seed has shared this fantastic photo of a rainbow over Pendle Hill.

Photo by Danny McCabe

Photo of the Day: October 21st

Danny McCabe spotted these rams at the bottom of Pendle Hill next to Ogden reservoir.

The Reading Room ebook series set for launch

The Reading Room ebook series set for launch

It’s all systems go at publishers Quercus as they gear up for the unveiling of The Reading Group, an exciting new ebook series by Della Parker, a novelist, short story writer and the agony aunt for Writers’ Forum magazine.

The Chelsea Strangler bySusanna Gregory

Book reviews: The Chelsea Strangler by Susanna Gregory

The Plague is rampant in the summer heat of London in 1665 and the king has fled the city… but royal spy Thomas Chaloner has murder on his mind.

The Longest Winter byKevin Sullivan

Book review: The Longest Winter by Kevin Sullivan

The Siege of Sarajevo, which lasted 1,425 days from April 1992 to February 1996, was the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare and one of the cruellest events in the vicious war in Bosnia…

Photo by Jon Thompson

Photo of the Day: October 20th

Today's stunning entry of Towneley Hall was sent in by Jon Thompson.

Betrayal byMartina Cole

Book review: Betrayal by Martina Cole

Twenty-three novels in and this lady is not for turning… soft!

Real ale

Where are the best real ale pubs in Lancashire?

Online readers have submitted suggestions for the best real ale pubs in the area.

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Tom Hanks reprises his role as Dr. Robert Langdon

Inferno: More like damp matchstick

Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones jog around Florence in a bid to stop half the world getting killed by Dante- obsessed nutty Billionaire Bertrand Zobrist`s plague-virus.

The Empire Theatre in Burnley which was saved from the auctioneer's hammer.

Empire Theatre set to strike back after plans for auction shelved

Campaigners who feared that a gem of a Lancashire theatre had seen its last curtain call were celebrating after plans to auction it off were scrapped.
Theatre and Comedy
Royal rabbits, natural wonders and amazing creatures

Book reviews: Royal rabbits, natural wonders and amazing creatures

Children are spoilt for choice this autumn with a selection of wonderful books that take us from the world’s highest mountains and strangest animals to extraordinary rabbit warrens hidden deep below the teeming city of London.

Treason byJames Jackson

Book review: Treason by James Jackson

Remember, remember, the Fifth of November…
The Mistress of Windfell Manor byDiane Allen

Book review: The Mistress of Windfell Manor by Diane Allen

The green valleys and rugged limestone outcrops of the Yorkshire Dales form the stunning backdrop to a beautiful tale of family ties, love, hope and hardship from popular storyteller Diane Allen.

Photo by Sam Nash

Photo of the Day: October 19th

Photo of the Day: Sam Nash, aged seven, has sent in this photo he took of the stalactites underneath the Anchor pub in Salterforth.
Tracy Chevalier and Anna Stephenson as Charlotte on the packhorse bridge (s)

New film charts Brontës’ links with Lancashire

A new short film spotlighting Lancashire’s little known Brontë connections has been released.

Mystery Tea House, Preston

Lancashire recommends... specialist food cafes

People with dietary requirements, such as vegan, gluten-free or vegetarian, often struggle where to eat. Here is a list of specialist health food cafes...
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Photo call for the annual Colne Muni pantomime, which this year will be Jack and the Beanstalk. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday October 08, 2016.

Join Jack on his beanstalk climbing Muni mission

The stars of this season’s Colne pantomime gathered at the base of the beanstalk to launch this year’s extravaganza.

Photo by Shafiq Khan

Photo of the Day: October 18th

Shafiq Khan has shared this photo he took at the top of Langho, looking over Mytton Fold Golf Club.
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