Monthly Archives: November 2014

A Labour of Love!

The Centre for Cultural Collections and several Libraries across the borough can¬†provide you with¬†free access to past copies of local newspapers. The publications are stored on microfilm but please don’t let this put you off as staff are available to … Continue reading

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THE WAR Illustrated – ALBUM DE LUX. The Story of the Great European War told by Camera, Pen and Pencil

  Here at the Centre for Cultural Collections we are lucky enough to have a Borough Archivist who has a keen eye and generous cheque book! Over the past few years she has been creating her own personal collection of … Continue reading

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Dad’s Medals

To commemorate Remembrance Day we would like to share with you the following verse written by former Lancashire Life contributor, Cliff Gerrard (and subsequently recited by The Oldham Tinkers on their album Sit Thee Down). The poem is taken from … Continue reading

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