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Dramatic rescue of Arnside man to feature in new TV series

Sun, 27/08/2017 - 7:04pm
THE dramatic rescue of a South Lakeland man after a high-speed bike crash features in the new series of the popular reality TV programme, Helicopter ER.

NOSTALGIA: Memories of liquorice sticks, liquorice wheels, sherbet dips and humbugs

Sun, 27/08/2017 - 5:29pm
Dorothy C. Maguire (nee Coles) remembers her six pence a week, pocket money

New film season celebrates LGBT movies from around the world

Sun, 27/08/2017 - 5:09pm
SIGNAL Cinema at Barrow launches a new film season on Thursday, August 31 (7.30pm) that celebrates some of the best LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) films from around the world. Opening with the Bafta-winning comedy Pride (15), starring Bill Nighy and Imelda Staunton, which tells the true story of the unlikely union between striking miners and gay activists in a Welsh mining town in 1984, Signal Pride! showcases one film a month from August to December. September features the coming-of-age film Tomboy (U), directed by celebrated French filmmaker Celine Sciamma. For full details visit

BOOK REVIEW: a rare chance to combine the old and the new in a brilliant and insightful book

Sun, 27/08/2017 - 4:11pm
Words from the Wildwood by Robert Gambles, £12

LETTER: More to be achieved to eradicate polio

Sun, 27/08/2017 - 2:58pm
I WONDER how many of us remember the polio epidemic of the 1950s, when the virus left thousands of people needing to spend sometimes years in an iron lung, which would do their breathing for them.