Kim Novak, actress, George Segal, actor, Stockard Channing, actress, Jerry Springer, talk show host, Peter Gabriel, singer, Liam Brady, former footballer, Peter Hook, musician
Henry Rollins, actor and rock singer, Jesse Birdsall, actor, Robbie Williams, pop singer COLNE Valley had not one but two prominent suffragettes, together illustrating the breadth of tactics used in a bid to get women the vote.
While Florence Lockwood, of Linthwaite, pursued the more conventional route of debate and discussion, Dora Marsden was one of the most famous militant activists who believed in action against the establishment.
Dora was born and brought up in Marsden where she became a pupil teacher at 13, university student at 18 and head of a teacher training college centre in her early 20s.
Then she sacrificed her blossoming academic career to become a full-time organiser, arguing with the autocratic Pankhursts.
Dora achieved national headlines for the movement through a daring feat in December 1909.
Winston Churchill, the home secretary, was due to speak at the Empire Hall, Southport.
But when his turn came to address the packed hall, Dora and two colleagues - who had spent the previous night on the roof - heckled him loudly from a lofty porthole.
Churchill was stopped and the three interpreters arrested.
On this occasion they escaped imprisonment but Dora during the fierce campaign was jailed several times and force fed.
She spent the last 25 years of her life in hospital and died on December 13, 1960. this HS2 project.
It is an expense the country can well do without for little gain.
It’s going to trash even more of what’s left of our countryside, our wildlife is under enough pressure as it is.
People’s lives have been left on hold and existing businesses are threatened.
If there is any money to invest it should be spent on better infrastructure in the north of England which has been ignored for long enough. Oliver Letwin’s ‘Hearts and Minds’ detailing his years as a Conservative party member of parliament.
The book is almost 300 pages long and hardly strays from his time in the Westminster bubble with Party hacks and back door wheeling and dealing.
For Letwin, those outside this theatre don’t exist which just about sums up the state of the Conservative Party at the moment.
We’ve come through the first full year since the EU referendum and no progress has been made.
The Tories are tearing each other apart and the rest of us pay the price as the Government fails to tackle real issues such as stagnant wages, a housing crisis and chronic under-funding of the NHS and other public services.
We deserve better.