A historian from Whalley has published a new book about the town, with a special emphasis on those who fought in the First World War.

Patrick Brown has spent months gathering scores of historical photos of the area, mostly from the turn of the 20th century, for his book, 'Remembering Whalley'.

The book brings to a close the Whalley Remembers project, which saw a series of events run by a group of community volunteers mark the Centenary of the end of The Great War.

Mr Brown said: "I wanted to produce a permanent memorial to mark the centenary of the Armistice. I'm happy to have done that.

"I hope that in another hundred years people take this book off the shelf and look with pride into a window on Whalley's past."

The book also takes a look at many of Whalley's old buildings and institutions, including Queen Mary's Military Hospital, which played a pivotal role in looking after the wounded during the war.

Parish councillor, Clifford Ball, said: "Keep this book safe. It will form a lasting reminder of not just those who gave their lives but those left behind and those who returned, scarred mentally and physically."