Time and tide

As a girl Patricia Lemoine wanted to be just like the glamorous dancers she saw in the circus. Her tale is one of the many stories behind the large-scale portraits popping up around Blackpool

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Once they were garages and car-breakers, now they’re more likely to be breweries or butchers – but whoever the businesses occupying the north’s railway arches, they face an uncertain future now

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