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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,...

Ace of Spades

If you really 'dig' allotments, you’re not alone. Thousands of people all over the country lovingly tend their plots, enjoying fresh air, healthy exercise and...

Spring into Asparagus

The British asparagus season traditionally begins on 1st May and runs for around seven to eight short, but delicious weeks, until the end of June. Asparagus is very climate dependent...
Josephine Tewson

We chat to ‘Keeping Up Appearances’ star Josephine Tewson

Tonight Josephine... People who know me well, know me as ‘last minute Lily’, always on the last ‘push’. I was the same when it came...
Emmerdale

What do zombies and Emmerdale have in common?

From a tender age I remember cuddling up to my grandma with a cup of cocoa in one hand and a Caramac bar in...

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