A couple from Barrow who met before the Queen took to the throne will be celebrating their Platinum anniversary this weekend. 91 year old Eric Garrett and his wife, 90 year old Iris will be having a quiet meal out with their family. Ahead of the BIG day I went along to meet them for… Continue reading Cumbrian couple celebrate 70th wedding anniversary
A choir made up of survivors of the Manchester Arena Bombing, which killed 22 people have appeared on BBC 1 singing with Take That. Ahead of the show one of the co-founders and survivor Angela Bradby joined Carl on BBC Radio Lancashire to talk about how the choir has helped her and meeting Take That.
All parents know that bedtime can be a tricky time and creating an adventure to get the little one to bed can be a massive help. And after Dad Chris Dorning from Preston created the Sleep Bear he wanted other children to enjoy the adventure - So 'Sleep Bear' the book was born. He's been… Continue reading Lancashire Dad’s bedtime adventure book
David Lean, a former Preston North End reserve team player, was abused by Bennell in 1980, but after 30 years of silence came forward in 2013 with evidence that led to him being sentenced to two years' imprisonment in 2015. David joined Carl on BBC Radio Lancashire to talk about his campaign #purplechristmas and #purplesummer… Continue reading Former Child Sex Abuse Victim Speaks To Carl
Family, friends, former colleagues and Bolton Wanderers fans turned out in their numbers to pay their respects to the club's former owner Eddie Davies CBE on Thursday afternoon. Carl Hartley was there ...