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Seventeen foot super screen ready for summer of football

A sky high 17-foot screen – costing £20,000 – has been set up at a city centre pub to cheer on England in this summer’s World Cup.

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Palace Cinema owner and manager Lara Hewitt (left), front of house Annabel Bowker, and manager Richard Rhodes at the Palace Cinema in Longridge.

Longridge's Palace Cinema opens bigger and better than ever before after five month refurbishment

The future looks bright for the future of independent arts and entertainment as Lancashire’s historic Palace Cinema reopens its doors to the public.
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Maya Hawke is supporting this year's outdoor theatre programme at Lytham Hall

Delight at global star’s Hall support

News that Maya Hawke, who starred as the feisty Jo March in the recent BBC TV version of Louisa Alcott’s Little Women, is backing the Lytham open air theatre season has met with a warm response.

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Oscar Harrison, Simon Fowler and Steve Craddock of Ocean Colour Scene

Ocean Colour Scene back together and the north west is calling

After headlining Lancaster’s Highest Point festival, Britpop icons Ocean Colour Scene are set to return later this summer for Kendal Calling, giving MALCOLM WYATT an excuse to quiz singer Simon Fowler

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Artist Lubaina Himid

Witness city's best artists at work at Harris Museum's 'Art Zoo' project

Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid will be one of many artists taking part at the Harris Museum’s ‘Art Zoo’.

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Sisters4Sisters in 2017.

Join a day's fasting to raise funds for women's refuge services

A Muslim women’s group based in Frenchwood is organising a voluntary day fast to raise vital funds for Preston’s womens’ refuge services.

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The Canal Turn

Best pubs to stop by during a walk in Lancashire

It's the perfect weather for a stroll in Lancashire's countryside or coastal areas.

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Take a trip on a bus like this at Morecambe Vintage Bus Day

Things to do (May 25 - 29)

Take your pick of these great events happening over the Bank Holiday weekend:

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St Annes heavy metal band Slander

Metal heads ready to rock at home gig

After more than 20 years away, St Annes metal band Slander will play a homecoming gig next month.

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The Guardian Concert Band

Concert band and choir add to appeal

Local musicians have joined the bill to add an extra special touch to open air theatre at Lytham Hall this summer.

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The Jazz Club 3

Jazzy trio will be all at sea for festival

A jazz trio will be the only Fylde musicians on the bill at the Beyond The Sea boutique festival this weekend.

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New Garstang Show President William Gibson.

Garstang Show's new president 'honoured' to be given the role

The organisation behind the Garstang Show have appointed William Gibson as its new society president.

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WATCH: Higher Wheelton girl honoured with national Macmillan award in memory of her Hambleton great uncle

A young girl who cooked up a storm in the kitchen was delighted to be given a national award for her charitable work in support of her great uncle.
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All the fun of the Whit Fair on the Flag Market in 2015

The show goes on - but not so much fun

Fairground families are warning they will turn their backs on Preston’s annual Whit Fair this weekend after it was controversially booted out of the city centre.

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Skool of Street Dance Company Arti - Dodgers Twist

Urban arts group puts twist on Oliver tale

Street dancers are reviewing the situation with a fresh take of a theatre favourite.

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Pier owner Peter Sedgwick

Swing band to a-pier as part of landmark’s celebration day

A special day to celebrate the place of a Blackpool pier within the resort community will take place next month.

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Emma Wright as Amy Winehouse tribute Lioness

Roar-some tribute to Amy Winehouse comes to Fleetwood

The full stage show from Lioness will be recreating the emotional rollercoaster of Amy Winehouse’s career.

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Alfie Boe

Welsh choir supports Alfie’s Homecoming show

Welsh choir Only Boys Aloud will support Alfie Boe when he returns to his hometown for a special one-off concert next week.
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Five Years From Now by Paige Toon

Book review: Five Years From Now by Paige Toon

Are you looking for the perfect summer read… a story to make you laugh, cry and wish that the journey from first page to last didn’t have to end?

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All About Families by Felicity Brooks and Mar Ferrero

Book review: A sparkling selection of sunshine reads from Usborne

The joys of family life, a classic tale for horse lovers, an exotic Indian adventure and the inside story of how a tree grows take star billing in a wonderful array of new books from world-class children’s publisher Usborne.
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