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Smoke, journalism, knickers and a mermaid

This was a week in which many saw unusually deep snow for the UK in March, with some being snowed-in and left without power. Despite suggesting that people could use their time spent tucked up indoors in the warmth to

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‘Lancashire Speaks’ (issued by Cyril Lord). Textile Workers Voices 1950’s style.

Chris Bolton writes about an unusual 1950s vinyl LP he found and what he found out about it, despite not having a record player that can play 78rpm records. ‘Lancashire Speaks’ (issued by Cyril Lord). Textile Workers Voices 1950’s style by Chris

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