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A Postcard from Cleveleys

As is customary, I’ll start my article with a mention of the weather - and what glorious weather we’ve had here at Cleveleys! All...

Fond Farewells

In my other life as matchday announcer (annoying bloke on the microphone) at Scunthorpe United I recently had to introduce my first minute’s silence....
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Our Gentle Giants

I have vivid memories of the first time that I encountered the Giant. It would be about 1944-1945 when I would have been around...

READERS’ STORIES: Ghost Busters Are Us

by Patricia W Tapsell, Burnley I've never seen a ghost, nor do I particularly want to. I think that maybe they can exist because I've...
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READERS’ STORIES: Old Godfrey’s Railway

By David Powell I had finally got a weekend off work, and there was, I thought, no better way to spend the Saturday than visiting...

Harvest Festival

By Betty Norton, Bamber Bridge When we had Harvest Festival, so many years ago, we’d only seen the golden fields in story books you know. No had...

Watch Your Step

Gillie Threadgold, Skipton A moment of inattention, and now I’m paying the price. The result is a few weeks of ‘agony’ which frankly is not very nice. Not looking...

A Wealth of Nature

Francis Forrest, Earby On an average daily cycle ride, One sees many creature which normally hide. For nature is wary of contact with man, And tries to avoid...

Pendle

Eric Braysford, Oswaldtwistle Rising steeply out of Clitheroe, like a giant above the town, Lies a massive bulk, an incredible hulk, a fell of some renown. Adored by man...

I’m An Alcoholic

John Williams, Colne I didn’t know who they were when I was just a kid, They all seemed to wear uniforms, But I didn’t know what they...

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