There are so many of them now that we feel that they should be archived in some way by us, so we should have a go at publishing a regular round-up of the stories as they come in.
It takes a long time to do, and is a fairly tedious task, so I am not promising that they will be done each day, but I will do them as regularly as I can. JD
'Padiham panther' spotted on moors
THE mystery of the Padiham Panther has been re-ignited this week after a Hapton grandmother captured a black “beast” on film. Amateur photographer Sheila McBeth spotted the shadowy creature stalking across fields near Hapton Moor and captured the ...
This Lancashire story is a bit of a disappointment because although there is a picture of the lady who took the picture peering intently into a pair of binoculars, the picture is nowhere to be seen. Like the Sundabans mystery cat photo also trumpeted over the media this week, one suspects that the copyright holder is holding out for cash rather than releasing the pictures so that pirates like me can pinch it and disseminate it for the public good. Hmmmm.