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Grimsargh Village Hall book fair to take place this weekend

On Saturday, November 13, Grimsargh Village Hall will be home to the North West Book Fair where pre-loved books can be bought. The book fairs began in 1981, so this […]

7 months ago
An author’s books about the rich history of Preston and Lancashire

In June 2021, author Steve Halliwell self-published a book titled “‘The Lancashire Bare-knuckle Fighter and Livery Stable Keeper’ The Life and Turbulent Times of ‘Touch’ Duckworth 1800 – 1848.” He […]

9 months ago
Penwortham pupils to lobby Police and Crime Commissioner over homelessness support

Students reading Stone Cold to suppose the Rise and Shine Charity. Pupils at Penwortham Priory Academy are reading a book about homelessness and connecting with Rise and Shine charity to prepare to write a letter to the Police and Crime Commissioner. […]

1 year ago
Penwortham first-time author wrote children’s book in lockdown and hopes to make it to best sellers list

Craig Proudfoot A Penwortham first-time author has released a children’s book called The Frog and The Crab. Craig Proudfoot, an IT project manager, wrote the book in lockdown as a way to […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement The 150-year-old Friargate bookshop trying to keep the pages turning through the coronavirus pandemic

Mike Halewood Preston booksellers Halewood and Sons are – like most businesses – currently in coronavirus lockdown. Despite the shop being closed to browsers they are delivering online and phone orders. Halewood […]

2 years ago
Katharine Ann Angel book signing 11 January

In Preston this Saturday 11th January at Waterstones bookshop meet writer Katharine Ann Angel who will be signing copies of her latest book ‘The Froggitt Chain’. The Froggitt Chain, published […]

8 years ago
Exit Town Centre: Photo book featuring the Bus Station published

Preston Bus Station Exit Town Centre by Craig Atkinson is the third in his series of books documenting different aspects of Preston Bus Station. The limited edition book contains 28 […]

8 years ago
Preston author on BBC Radio 4

Jenn Ashworth will appear at the event A new short story by prize winning Preston novelist Jenn Ashworth ‘Five Thousand Lads a Year’ was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 today. Five Thousand Lads a Year is about […]

8 years ago
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