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Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens this week

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens this Friday.
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Inside the Dingles' cottage at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

Cross over to Yorkshire for a tour of Emmerdale

For hundreds of years, there has been a bit of a friendly rivalry between Lancastrians and Yorkshire folk.

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Love It or List It is back

Contestants wanted for Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It

Property experts, Kirstie and Phil, are on the search for homeowners who are in need of some hands-on help in renovating or relocating.
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Children's TV exhibition at the Lowry Gallery, Manchester...Play School with Brian Cant 1964

Play School and Play Away presenter Brian Cant dies aged 83

Presenter and actor Brian Cant has died at the age of 83.

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Smith by Timothy J. Lockhart

Book review: Smith by Timothy J. Lockhart

Blackmailed into working for a secret government organisation, a hard-bitten former servicewoman overcomes a perilous training programme to become a highly skilled and extremely resourceful assassin in a taut, action-packed thriller.

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Glorious summer sunshine shone down on the annual Leyland Carnival

Blazing sunshine helped make sure this year’s Leyland Festival was the best ever!

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Hoghton Tower

Lancashire recommends.... Tourist attractions

Readers have voted.

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The Last Duchess by Laura Powell and Sarah Gibb

Book reviews: Below stairs mysteries, high-flying dramas and bad bunnies

A lady’s maid battles the Dark Arts, a schoolboy heads off to a forgotten land, and two mischief-making bunnies steal the show in a sunshine collection of new books for young readers.

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Blackpool

Where are the best tourist attractions in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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The family friendly gala will take place in Hurst Grange park on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 of June.

Penwortham Gala 2017 - what's on and road closures

Penwortham's Gala is set to return this weekend and is filled with fun packed activities and performances including a Rod Stewart tribute act.
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The Deepest Grave by Harry Bingham

Book review: The Deepest Grave by Harry Bingham

For the past four years, Harry Bingham has been wooing a growing army of fans with his outrageously entertaining DS Fiona Griffiths thrillers.

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The Friend by Dorothy Koomson

Book review: The Friend by Dorothy Koomson

Can you ever really know your friends?
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The Floating Theatre by Martha Conway

Book review: The Floating Theatre by Martha Conway

When a young seamstress is left stranded and homeless after a steamboat accident on the Ohio River, she finds work and refuge on board a famous floating theatre.

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The Constant Soldier by William Ryan

Book review: The Constant Soldier by William Ryan

In the final, chaotic months of the Second World War, a young German soldier pits himself against the remnants of the brutal SS in a bid to save the woman he loves.

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That is Not My Unicorn

Book review: That is Not My Unicorn

Go on admit it, we all love unicorns. And what better creature than this to feature as the 50th “That’s Not My’’ book.

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Girl Vs Boy Band: The High Note by Harmony Jones

Book review: Girl Vs Boy Band: The High Note by Harmony Jones

Beatles fan Harmony Jones brings her American way of life alive through this great book.

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Abruzzo by Luciano Di Gregorio

Book review: Italy: Abruzzo by Luciano Di Gregorio

Italy, one of favourite countries. Always full of passion and fun. So where is Abruzzo?

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The Hebridean Way. Long distance walking route through Scotlands Outer Hebrides, by Richard Barrett

Book review: The Hebridean Way. Long distance walking route through Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, by Richard Barrett

I have only been to The Outer Hebrides once – but boy what a place!

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Adder, Bluebell, Lobster. Wild poems by Chrissie Gittins and illustrated by Paul Bommer

Book review: Adder, Bluebell, Lobster. Wild poems by Chrissie Gittins and illustrated by Paul Bommer

It’s fun to explore and this is exactly what poet Chrissie Gittins did when she researched for her new book.

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Rip-roaring adventures and classroom capers

Book reviews: Rip-roaring adventures and classroom capers

June is fun time for young readers as publishers roll out an exciting selection of books packed with thrills, spills, school larks and laughter.

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