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Reviews

LIVE REVIEW: Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman @Burnley Mechanics

LIVE REVIEW: Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman @Burnley Mechanics

The weird world of the Rabbit Back Literature Society

The weird world of the Rabbit Back Literature Society

TRANSFORMED: The former Kings Arms is a welcome addition

PUB OF THE WEEK: Katy Kelly’s, Padiham

NEW ARRIVAL: The Ale House is a welcome addition

PUB OF THE WEEK: The Ale House, Clitheroe

REVIEW: The Shires - King George’s Hall, Blackburn

REVIEW: The Shires - King George’s Hall, Blackburn

Pictured L-R: (back row): Alkas Ali, Faz Ahmed, Hussain Ali; (front row): Laura Jackson (customer), Victoria Sedgwick (customer), Ibby Ali (owner) Esof Ali (chef).

REVIEW: Usha Indian restaurant, Burnley

REFURBISHED: The Hare and Hounds in pulling in the punters

PUB OF THE WEEK: Hare and Hounds, Clayton-le-Moors

The retro American vibe

REVIEW: Ed's Easy Diner, Blackburn Mall

KARAOKE TIME: The Zy Bar is lively on a Tuesday afternoon

PUB OF THE WEEK: The Zy Bar, Market Street Lane, Blackburn

REVIEW: The Rezillos and Ed Tenpole Tudor, Clitheroe Grand

REVIEW: The Rezillos and Ed Tenpole Tudor, Clitheroe Grand

REVIEW: Paul Weller - King George's Hall, Blackburn

REVIEW: Paul Weller - King George's Hall, Blackburn

WELCOMING: The Emmott Arms, Laneshawbridge

PUB OF THE WEEK: The Emmott Arms, Laneshawbridge

PUB OF THE WEEK: The Four Alls, Higham

PUB OF THE WEEK: The Four Alls, Higham

POPULAR: The Red Lion attracts good crowds who like to talk

PUB OF THE WEEK: The Red Lion Hotel, Market Street, Colne

Top Hat - Manchester Opera House

Top Hat - Manchester Opera House

PUB: One of many discount drinking dens owned by Amber Taverns

PUB OF THE WEEK: The Blackburn Times

Buffer Stops, Rawtenstall

REVIEW: Friendly pub provides its punters with ‘superb’ ale

WELCOMING: The Kettledrum, recently refurbished and reopened

The Kettledrum, Cliviger: Pub drumming up praise and a great reputation

BOOK REVIEW: Vulcan: The Blacksmith Poet

BOOK REVIEW: Vulcan: The Blacksmith Poet

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Espen Ash Lad - Folk Tales From Norway, £15

The Postal Order - the former post office - in Darwen Street, Blackburn

PUB OF THE WEEK: The Postal Order, Blackburn

Boyce’s Barrel in Colne is reminiscent of a German or Belgian bar

PUB OF THE WEEK: Boyce’s Barrel, Colne

Paddington hits the big screen

From Peru to the big screen, beloved bear Paddington in family adventure

Drama club’s play is keeping abreast of the times

Drama club’s play is keeping abreast of the times

The cast of A Fly In The Ointment

No flies on the Rats in this performance

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BOOK REVIEW: 16-year-old joins a ghost show

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BOOK REVIEW: The VIsitors by Simon Sylvester

BOOK REVIEW: Forty Degree of Latitude by Howard M. Beck

BOOK REVIEW: Forty Degree of Latitude by Howard M. Beck

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A fascinating story inspired by archaeological evidence found during excavations of Maryport's Roman fort

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

BOOK REVIEW: Harry's lives are well worth exploring

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Exploring the quest for one of the world's most dangerous records

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A sweeping narrative deals with the psychological and emotional reality of war

PUB OF THE WEEK: Inn at the Station

PUB OF THE WEEK: Inn at the Station - Clitheroe

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How to take inspirational photographs of some of Britain's finest scenery

Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic

Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic

PUB OF THE WEEK: Cross Keys, Burnley

PUB OF THE WEEK: Cross Keys, Burnley

STEP OUT: New book is perfect walking companion

Low level walks book perfect for those hunting area's hidden gems

TELLING: A fireside book to enthral

Enchanting fireside book by a master story teller

PUB OF THE WEEK: STAFF OF LIFE

PUB OF THE WEEK: STAFF OF LIFE

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A dystopian novel with haunting themes from a young Kendal writer

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Inspiring story of grit and heroic determination

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Fascinating history of Leighton Moss revealed in new book

The stunning Victoria Hotel

PUB OF THE WEEK: Victoria Hotel, Great Harwood

BOOK REVIEW: Montgomery The Church Mouse

BOOK REVIEW: Montgomery The Church Mouse

BOOK REVIEW: A Grass Rope to Catch a Unicorn

BOOK REVIEW: A Grass Rope to Catch a Unicorn

The Talbot Hotel, burnley

PUB OF THE WEEK: The Talbot Hotel, Burnley

BOOK REVIEW: Remember: I'm not a celebrity so you won't read this by D R Hall

BOOK REVIEW: Remember: I'm not a celebrity so you won't read this by D R Hall

The Biscuit Girls by Hunter Davies

The Biscuit Girls by Hunter Davies

PUB OF THE WEEK: Railway Inn, Pleasington

PUB OF THE WEEK: Railway Inn, Pleasington

BOOK REVIEW: The Murder of Patience Brooke by JC Briggs

BOOK REVIEW: The Murder of Patience Brooke by JC Briggs

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