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  1. 52 Years Ago Today Sgt. Pepper's Band Landed in NY and A Global Movement Sprang to LifeRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Aquarius Papers

    And two days later on February 9, 1964, the world changed forever, thanks to Ed Sullivan and 4 young men from Liverpool. All 73 million of us who watched them that night knew something major had happened.... "It was 52 years ago today, that Sgt.

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  2. Margate's blue plaque locations revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Kent Online

    Following on from last weeks hunt for Ramsgate's most famous faces it was Margate's turn to reveal who has played a part in the town's history. King of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover met his bride at the assembly rooms, now Margate Public Library, Cecil Street.

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  3. Eight most important football gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | BBC News

    Watch and listen on Thursday on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website, Red Button and iPlayer from 19:30 GMT BBC Radio 5 live has taken an in-depth look at the history of the genre in a special programme called the Beautiful Gamers, which you can watch on the BBC Sport website at 19:30 GMT on Thursday. John O'Shea, the curator of a football video game exhibition at the National Football Museum called Pitch to Pixel, has told us why each game was so significant.

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  4. Dad's Army actor on duty in EastbourneRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Eastbourne Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. With the premiere this week of the new film version of Dad's Army, one of the two remaining cast members of the original TV series will be visiting Eastbourne this summer.

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  5. Phill Jupitus reflects on life, the death of David Bowie and joining...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Daily Echo

    COMEDIAN, actor, performance poet, cartoonist, radio presenter and more...Phill Jupitus is the first to admit that it is impossible to pigeon hole just what he does. But as he heads to Southampton Mayflower to play Lord Scrumptious and Baron Bombast in Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang following his success in The Producers and Spamalot, the term comedic actor currently seems most apt.

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  6. Weather hampers Heysham M6 Link completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... Morecambe Town Council has put forward Bay Connect, Heysham Highway, Lancaster Bypass, Commerce Way and Eric Morecambe Highway as possible contenders. Andrew Langley, Costain project manager, said the wet weather had hampered progress, but the ...

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  7. Fred was legend in his lifetimeRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... manned the public weighing scales in Heysham Village for nearly 40 years. As a boy, Fred went to school with Eric Morecambe and had fond memories of going to the Odeon Cinema (now First Stop DIY) with him. They remained in touch throughout Eric's ...

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  8. Sheffield panto dame reveals life behind the stage doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Sheffield Star

    ... easily. The room is full of presents from fans. One very special gift is a small version of a statue of hero Eric Morecambe, left at the stage door for Damian by its creator, Barnsley-born sculptor Graham Ibbeson. Damian spends a lot of time away ...

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  9. Sheffield panto dame reveals life behind the stage doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Sheffield Telegraph

    ... easily. The room is full of presents from fans. One very special gift is a small version of a statue of hero Eric Morecambe, left at the stage door for Damian by its creator, Barnsley-born sculptor Graham Ibbeson. Damian spends a lot of time away ...

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  10. Sequel to Mrs Brown's D'Movie on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | RTE.ie

    Brendan O'Carroll is hoping to start shooting the follow-up to Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie next September. The budget for the second big-screen instalment has reportedly been increased from the 5 million it cost to make the first movie.

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  11. Gary Lineker and Co hit all the right notes during Sports...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... ludicrous thrown in, too, as gymnast Max Whitlock attempted the most ambitious performance on a piano since Eric Morecambe worked with Andre Previn many Christmases ago. Sir Alex Ferguson was the choice to narrate the McCoy piece. Nice to see his ...

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  12. Jimmy Osmond proud to keep Andy WIlliams' legacy alive IT'S somewhat...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Lancashire Telegraph

    Transatlantic interviews can often have the odd hiccup along the way but the sound of police sirens whooping in the background and and hurried "I'm going to have to go" on the mobile are definitely not the norm. A minute later Jimmy Osmond, for it is he, is back on the line apologising for cutting off our conversation in mid flow.

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  13. Radio Times releases nostalgic collection of the magazine's Christmas coversRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Daily Mail

    It just wouldn't be Christmas without it! Radio Times releases nostalgic collection of the listing magazine's favourite festive covers of the last 90 years For 90 years, the Radio Times has been producing its bumper edition of radio and TV listings for the festive period For the last 90 years families have gathered around the bumper Christmas edition of the Radio Times and highlighted with a pen what they would be watching and listening to over the festive period. And now the the radio and TV listings magazine has released a nostalgic collection of its most iconic Christmas covers dating back nearly a century.

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  14. Julia Hobsbawm's tips for a merry ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Spectator

    As a good Jewish girl, I adore Christmas. Top of my favourite ritual is listening to the King's Carol Service on Radio 4 at 3.00pm on Christmas Eve.

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  15. Landmark reduced to a pile of rubbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Blackpool Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. After months of slow progress to dismantle the former Syndicate nightclub on Church Street, the building has now been razed to the ground.

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  16. 9pmBack in Time for ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Radio Times

    Having endured the unappetising Christmasses of the 40s, 50s and 60s, the Robshaws now get a taste of more recent Christmas-pasts. We went from the laughter of Morecambe and Wise to the misery of EastEnders on the telly, and instead of finding a clementine and a Peter and Jane book in their stockings, kids were unwrapping Now That's What I Call Music CDs and Game Boys.

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  17. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    Yo ho ho oh no .... Brits are festive flops when it comes to the history of Christmas, according to new research. One in seven UK adults believes Father Christmas - whose origins are believed to go back to the 16th Century - was invented by Coca-Cola.

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  18. Jeremy Corbyn takes day off PMQs, writes Quentin LettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... high-spend creed. But in delivery, in poise, Miss Eagle soared, confidently touching her spectacles, Eric Morecambe-style. She daringly acknowledged it was no bad thing to cultivate one's own parliamentary party. This was a dig at Corbyn and a hint ...

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  19. Monty Python star Terry Jones leads tributes at funeral of Cynthia PayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Monty Python star Terry Jones led tributes to "wonderful English eccentric" Cynthia Payne, Britain's best known madam, as friends and family gathered for her funeral. Payne, nicknamed Madame Cyn, became famous in the 1970s and 80s after police raided a sex party at her home to find elderly men using luncheon vouchers to pay for lewd entertainment.

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  20. Happy to see golden oldie TV shows this ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    EACH year there is criticism of the various TV channels for putting on repeats rather than offering viewers new shows at Christmas time. This year, half of all the shows on BBC1 over the festive fortnight will be re-runs of programmes like A Christmas Carol and Wallace and Grommit, and around 70 per cent of programmes on Channel 4 and ITV will be standards like Dad's Army, The Simpsons and Catchphrase.

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