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Here we will feature columns by several people who have news to impart of benefit to our members.


Olive Riley

Olive is vice-chairman of Lancashire Authors’ Association. and also our Competitions Secretary. She has kindly shared a piece she wrote about John Collier (Tim Bobbin), whose life was one of the inspirations when the LAA was founded 200 years after his time.

Read Olive's column here.

Peter Jones

Peter is our webmaster and will keep you up to date with reports from events we attend with a pictorial account. We will add more columnists as we progress.

Read Peter's column here

Christine McCherry

Christine is a stalwart member of the LAA and an author a poet in her own right. She has kindly agreed to become our latest columnist and you can read her first piece by clicking below.

Read Christine's column here



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