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Town keeps on truckin’ as model trail launched

From the Roadrunner to the Military Martian and the Super Hippo - Leyland took on a model edge as the world’s first Truck Trail was unveiled in the town.

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Thandie Newton stars in the last episode of Line Of Duty on Sunday

'Everyone's a suspect' ahead of Line Of Duty finale

Line Of Duty actor Patrick Baladi has said everyone is a suspect on the hit TV drama.

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Theatrical production by Broughton Players

Have a go at.... Amateur dramatics

Theatre performed by amateur actors and singers. Amateur theatre groups may stage plays, revues, musicals, light opera, pantomime or variety shows.
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Bash Street Kids

Tributes to Lancashire cartoonist Leo Baxendale

Cartoonist Leo Baxendale, who brought youngsters delight with the likes of Minnie the Minx and Bash Street Kids, has died.
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Discovery and adventure in our wonderful world

Book reviews: Discovery and adventure in our wonderful world

See the world in a whole new way, and discover adventure at every turn, in an exciting new selection of books for all aspiring young explorers.
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A New Map of Love by Abi Oliver

Book review: A New Map of Love by Abi Oliver

When middle-aged antiques dealer George Baxter loses his wife of 26 years, his comfortable, if predictable, life is suddenly torn apart.

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The Odessey: The Zombies in Words and Images - The Zombies with Scott B. Bomar and Cindy da Silva

Book review: The Odessey: The Zombies in Words and Images - The Zombies with Scott B. Bomar and Cindy da Silva

Intentionally or otherwise, the misspelling of Odyssey as Odessey half a century ago has led to eternal life for one group of zombies.
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Faltyny Rebels perform with the flame throwing car

Canadian Circus Show to visit Leyland

Optimus Prime will be dropping in at Worden Park this week as part of a never-been-seen circus act.

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Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh helps find the hair colour for her new Madame Tussauds waxwork figure

Corrie star Kym immortalised in wax

Coronation Street resident Michelle Connor has been revealed as the latest star at Madame Tussauds.

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ITV's Little Boy Blue

Viewers ‘heartbroken’ by TV drama about shooting of schoolboy Rhys Jones

Viewers were left “sobbing” and “heartbroken” after watching a TV dramatisation of the murder of schoolboy Rhys Jones.

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Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and Drax (Dave Bautista)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Marginally better than its supremely entertaining predecessor

Prodigal sons with tortured family histories repeatedly emerge from the panels of comic books with superhero destinies.

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The Delight of Being Ordinary by Roland Merullo

Book review: The Delight of Being Ordinary by Roland Merullo

Missing and believed kidnapped by the Mafia, two of the world’s most recognisable holy men embark on a secret, impromptu road trip across the appealing Italian countryside in a delightfully whimsical novel from acclaimed American author Roland Merullo.

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Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito

Book review: Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito

When an 18-year-old girl is charged with involvement in a Stockholm school massacre, a jury must decide if she is a victim demonised by the media… or truly a cold-blooded killer.

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An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry

Book review: An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry

Twenty-three books in and Anne Perry’s brilliantly conceived William Monk Victorian mystery series is as fresh and invigorating as ever.

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Evie's Ghost

Book reviews: Time travel magic, chaotic families and a sci-fi school

Travel back in time with a girl on a mission, meet a wild and wacky family with love in their hearts and reach for the stars at a hilarious high school in a faraway galaxy.

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Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny as Mulder and Scully

The truth is back out there - X-Files to return for 10-part series

Mulder and Scully are to continue their search for the truth in a new series of The X-Files.
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Scene from  "Stop The Train" (photo: BHPhotographic)

Start the Train for London’s West End

A dream has come true for two Lancashire based musicians and writers - after impresario Michael Grade stepped in to back their musical.

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Crime and mystery take star billing for spring

Book reviews: Crime and mystery take star billing for spring

Crime fiction fans are in for a treat as a new season of reading gets off to a murderous start.

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Monkey is set to return to our screens in 2018

Cult TV show Monkey is back!

If you grew up in the late 70s or early 80s, this news is magic.
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Lizzy Grant takes a selfie with other Miss World contestants in the US

‘Pageants are not racist’ says Lizzy

Reigning Miss England Lizzy Grant has hit back at claims that beauty pageants are sexist and racist.

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