Greater Lancashire – Lancashire United!

In the absence of its own website, this page is dedicated to a new regionalist initiative – Lancashire United! It aims to promote a new, democratic Lancashire based broadly on its historic boundaries. It calls for an assembly (elected by PR) with real power, able to work positively with empowered local government. For more details visit Greater Lancashire and LancashireUnited on facebook, twitter or email

My forthcoming book Lancastrians: mills, mines and minarets, celebrates a progressive Lancashire culture and makes the case for a ‘Greater Lancastria’ which re-unites the historic country. Out June 2023, published by Hurst (

If you’re from Bolton and want to make a bit of a statement, why not get this top quality adjustable facemask! Details in ‘how to buy my books’ (sorry, currently out of stock)