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Rising sword star Lucy-Belle Williamson has made British fencing history by becoming the first under-10 to win gold in two weapons in the British...
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The lead singer is a market trader and actor with credits including Coronation Street and Brassed Off, and his songwriting collaborator is an eccentric...
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For many the idea of visiting the hairdressers is a time for relaxation and a chance to talk about your holiday plans. However, for...
Colne Post Office

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Customers at Colne’s main Post Office will notice how a big refurbishment has made the place better and brighter. Moreover, the efficient and friendly...
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The Holiday Pioneer

One hundred years ago, as the nations of Europe feared an impending war, a new British organisation was preparing to launch its first holidays....
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Brothers in Arms

Six Wells brothers went to war, and five came home. The family at Colne, Lancashire, were relatively lucky compared to some families who lost...
Wycoller

A Walk from Wycoller

A walk by Adam HargreavesWycoller was once a thriving village of hand loom weavers and farm workers with a population of several hundred but...
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Le Tour and More

Probably one of the biggest events in the cycling calendar is coming to these parts. The first stage of the Tour de France is...

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