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Oct 2018

Job Vacancy – Accounts & Admin Assistant

We are recruiting! Lancaster, Lancashire Part-time, Permanent £8.50–£9.00/ hour We are a small, busy Lancaster book publishing company looking for a capable and adaptable person to help with daily accounting duties and general admin. The role is part-time (up to 15 hours a week) and flexible, and would particularly suit...

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Feb 2018

Lancashire: A Journey into the Wild

Progress Check 05/09/2018: The book is now available for pre-order. Click here to order your book now! (If you have subscribed, your books will be posted out to you next week, or you can collect them from the launch on the 6th of September.) 23/08/2018: They’re here! The books are...

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Sep 2017

New book! A history of Sussex

Philip Payton’s history of the great county of Sussex is research with a genuine talent for writing, this superb new book tells the story of Sussex from ancient times to the present day, exploring some very interesting themes along the way. “In writing this book I have been struck by...

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Jul 2017

New book! When Rock Went to College

WHEN ROCK WENT TO COLLEGE Legends Live at Lancaster University, 1969–1985 by Barry Lucas and Paul Tomlinson featuring posters by John Angus and photos by Geoff Campbell   For 15 years, from 1970 until 1985, Lancaster was one of the great centres for live rock music in the world. The...

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10

Nov 2016

Available now! Old Silverdale: The loveliest spot on Morecambe Bay

A warm and vivid picture of life in Silverdale over the last century, shown in old pictures, photographs and postcards. Each image is accompanied by a richly informative caption, providing the perfect balance of words and pictures. This would make a wonderful and unique gift for anyone associated with the...

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Jul 2016

New book! Leicester: a modern history

Our fantastic new book on the history of Leicester An excellent history written by people who know and understand the city well. Beautifully produced in softback and limited edition hardback. The sights, sounds and smells of the city in the twenty-first century are products of cumulative layers of history, layers...

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06

Jul 2016

New Book! Birdwatching Walks in Bowland

Our wonderful new walking book The county of Lancashire has at its heart a real gem. Boasting fells, marshes, moorland, rivers, rich woodlands and ancient picturesque settlements, the Forest of Bowland provides a wonderful variety of habitats for an amazing array of birds, some of them rare. Little wonder, then,...

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06

Jul 2016

Arrived! Researching and Writing History

Has now arrived from the printers!  This invaluable book provides clear, wise and always practical advice about the process of research and writing. An essential guide for any historian, professional and amateur alike. Written by one of our most eminent and experienced local historians, this book is now completely updated....

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Apr 2016

In the press! Canterbury before the Normans

We’re very proud to see this article about author David Birmingham and his excellent book Canterbury before the Normans, a handy-sized and full-colour history of early Canterbury. Buy your copy of Canterbury before the Normans.


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Mar 2016

New Book! Alderley Park Discovered

We are thrilled to announce the publication of our newest book, Alderley Park Discovered! This book is written by former AstraZeneca chemist George Hill, whose carefully researched text is presented in a wonderfully lively and readable style. It is insightful, filled with facts and anecdotes, leading the reader through the Park’s intriguing history. This fascinating, lavishly illustrated and...

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