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Olive pays tribute to a well-loved member.

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Want to enter our exciting new photography contest?

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The death has occurred of a much-loved member and former treausrer, David Kevill. Olive pays tribute to him here.

Brian Hollingworth, a recognised expert on Lancashire dialect reveals poems written at the time of the cotton famine and tells us where to find them. Please click here

What's Your Story Chorley a great success. Read our report and see some pictures here:by clicking here

With that in mind we have tried to make all the links easier to follow and whatever page you are on you are just one click away from another.

We are also aware that the yellow background of the old site wasn't to everyone's taste so we've changed that also.

Please enjoy browsing the new site and give us your feedback. We have kept a lot of the features of the old site but tried to add new ones including columnists.

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I am delighted to announce a new feature for our website. We are now featuring reviews page, where member can write and submit reviews of books. You can access it by clicking on the following link. Read your reviews here

Tom Takes This Year's Honours

  Our Writer of the Year is a man who does so much for the LAA behind the scenes. It is largely because of his efforts that our annual Open Competiotion runs so smoothly, so  it gives me great pleasure to say; Congratulations Tom Ungless!!!!

Well Done Tom!!!!

For a report from the AGM and more pictures, please visit our Reports page and follow the links


A message from our

President, Sid Calderbank

Read it here

Alfred Wainwright

Walker and Cartographer

Read Olive's column

Sad passing of a

Patron. Please read

my tribute here

Have your say.
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Want to become a Member of Lancashire Authors Association?

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Upcoming events.

You can view our 2023 Calendar by

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Please view our LAA Library Database here


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