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Our reporter Paul Crone travels to Borneo to retrace the footsteps of a distant relative

Paul Crone has been retracing the steps of his relative Ken Crone who spent two and half years in a Japanese Prisoner of War Camp in Borneo.

Paul has travelled 7,000 miles to Malaysia to find out just what happened to RAF Aircraftman first class Ken during the Second World War.


'A Right Royal Tour of Lancashire 1913' to be screened

'A Right Royal Tour of Lancashire 1913', a film looking at the county at the time of the eight day visit of George V and Queen Mary, will be screened across the county.

The film will be shown by the North West Film Archive (Manchester Metropolitan University) at:

  • The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston (July 8th) 2pm and 7pm
  • The Royal Court Theatre, Bacup (July 9th) 7:30pm
  • Pendle Hippodrome Theatre (July 10th) 7:30pm
  • Parbold Picture House (July 16th) 7:30pm