Longridge Palace Cinema: Silver-screen nostalgia at this icon …

The lights dim and as one, with a slight sprinkling of taken-aback laughter, the audience nonetheless rises obediently for a rendition of the national anthem.…

From snapper to writer: Murmuration author Robert Lock …

This week I will be joined by Robert  ‘Rob’ Lock, author of Murmuration. The publication of the novel is a 34-year-old dream come true for…

From Channel 4 to Chorley FM: Ackley Bridge actress …

This was written for Chorley FM – but I’m very much looking forward to chatting to Mel who I have known for years ever since…

Tinos restaurant reviewed: Fresh Italian hidden in heart …

Tinos restaurant does not have what you might describe as easy-on-the eye kerb appeal. Probably why I have somehow missed this gem of a restaurant…

Radio diaries: Don’t work with children or …

They say never work with children or animals but whoever ‘they’ are, they forgot to advise that if you do, don’t forget the anti-histamine and…

Football writer Rose Swarbrick to be guest on …

She’s making a stir in the male-dominated world of football journalism, upping the glam-factor in the press room and making no apology for the directness…

Radio diaries: I’m interviewing a dog the …

She’s interviewed Prime Ministers, celebrities, criminals and hundreds of fascinating people as a journalist but this time she has a real (poop) scoop. Chorley FM…