Victoria Wood

Behind a pained smile – Victoria Wood

When Victoria Wood died in April this year, millions felt the loss deeply. It was announced to a shocked nation that she had died...
Preston city

Explore the vibrant history of Preston city… in 50 buildings

In recent weeks, it has been announced that three of Preston’s historical buildings are about to be renovated and transformed. The former Park Hotel...
bruce montague

BOOK REVIEW: The Book of Shakespearian Useless Information by Bruce Montague

The Book of Shakespearian Useless Information by Bruce Montague Metro Books, Hardback, 10.99 BUY THIS BOOKAny book with a title like this has got...
The Bounder

BOOK REVIEW: The Bounder by Mike Daunt

The Bounder by Mike Daunt John Blake Publishing, paperback, £7.99 BUY THIS BOOKIf you like reading about someone who fully lives up to the...
Rachel Dove

BOOK REVIEW: The Chic Boutique on Baker St. by Rachel Dove

by Rachel Dove Mills & Boon, paperback, £7.99 BUY THIS BOOKMoving from London to a small village Amanda wonders whether it is the right...
The Last Gasp

BOOK REVIEW: The Last Gasp

By Trevor Hoyle Jo Fletcher Books, paperback, £10.99Environmental issues come with a vengeance in this lengthy, but dramatic novel by Lancashire author Trevor Hoyle.The one-time...
Secret Whitby

BOOK REVIEW: Secret Whitby

By Ian Thompson and Roger Frost Amberley Publishing, paperback, £14.99Everyone likes a secret. Any anyone from the North will enjoy these revelations about one of...
Sweet Memories of You

BOOK REVIEW: Sweet Memories of You

By Ellie Dean Arrow, paperback, £5.99This is Ellie Dean at her best and Peggy Reilly, the landlady with heart, at her most understanding in another...
Yorkshire in Photographs

Yorkshire in Photographs – Dave Zdanowicz

A stunning collection of images showcasing the county of Yorkshire in all its glory Yorkshire is not only the largest county in England, it is...
Sharon Wadsley

Sharon’s Laughter Lines

As poets go, Sharon Wadsley admits she’s nowhere the same league as Keats and Wordsworth, but she just loves writing rhymes that make people...