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Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow has been a much-loved fixture in most living rooms for years. It was Sunday’s staple diet for our family, along with a...
Parsonage 1903

At Home with the Brontës – The Brontë Story

The Brontë Parsonage in Haworth is a well known and well loved place for locals and visitors a-like. It is famous for being the...
Geoff Moss Summer

Gardener’s Diary, Geoff Moss

Well, you can imagine my delight when I was asked to write this column, not only do I get the chance to impart my...
Notsensibles

I’m in love with Margaret Thatcher

The Notsensibles were five young Burnley lads, innocent in the world of politics, when in 1979 they recorded their song ‘I’m in love with...

How novelist Steven Suttie published his tale of northern common sense...

Northern Life columnist Steven Suttie has published his first novel at the e-book website Amazon. The story celebrates East Lancashire’s people, its places and...

Rawtenstall

Rawtenstall Past & Present The towns of the Rossendale Valley entered a period of major growth during the Industrial Revolution. The climate and weather, as...

A Tribute to Tippy

By Francis Forrest, Earby Traditionally all dogs hate postmen, it is a well known fact, or is it? Just now and again the exception crops...

Whatever Happened to Pen Pals

Reader's Memory submitted by Angela Robinson, Barnoldswick To receive a personal letter from a dear friend is a rare, and dare I say, unheard of...

School Days

Reader's Memory - I read with inerest the article submitted by Ann Prinsloo in the October/November edition of Northern Life, as I recognised some of the...

Gaining or Losing the Plot

A tale of aquiring an allotment by Lee Banks About twelve months ago, I was invited down to have a look at the Live Well,...

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