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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Third Book Published by OAP Writer

Lancaster writer Charlie Workman has just had his third book published, at the age of 88. The book is a 60-page novella entitled Duplicity in which the great great grandfather expresses his disappointment with post 1997 New Labour.

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Sporting War of the Roses

An annual sports competition between Lancaster University and the University of York, The Roses tournament is held every summer, alternating venues between the two universities. The event is inspired by the 15th Century civil war between the House of Lancaster and the House of York.

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Shoplifter stopped by Lancaster shopkeeper

Lancaster shop assistant Pete Edmunds, 26, of Willow Lane has become a viral sensation on the Internet after grappling with a shoplifter. The video, which has thousands of views already, has also attracted attention from the American television programme Most Daring, Most Shocking.

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Landscape explored by local artist

Lancaster based artist Louise Ann Wilson is well-known for creating performance art that is location specific, including the local Lancashire countryside. She is The Artistic Director of the Louise Ann Wilson Company, which creates performance projects deeply rooted in the chosen sites. The company’s latest work involves a series which focuses on the natural landscapes of the North of England, including Lancashire and the Yorkshire Dales. The performances explore human relationships with our environment, and the ways in which live …

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