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Bomb squad called to incident in Hulme

The army bomb squad have been called to a road in Hulme.
Crime
Emma Kierzek of Aurora Tattoo, Lancaster, who are offering bee tattoos in return for a �50 donation to charity.

Lancaster and Morecambe tattoo parlours donating cash from ‘Manchester bee’ tattoos to terror attack fund

Tattoo parlours in Lancaster and Morecambe are donating the payments they receive from symbolic ‘Manchester bee’ tattoos this weekend to a fundraising appeal for families caught up in Monday’s terror attack.

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Morecambes former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, right, recently spent time training in Marbella with Billy Joe Saunders.

Boxing board won’t sanction Tyson Fury’s return until doping case is heard

The British Boxing Board of Control has flattened Tyson Fury’s hopes of a quick return to the ring by confirming it will not lift his suspension until his doping case is resolved.

Sport
Springfield Street, police car stationed outside on Thursday morning (May 25)

Armed police on Wigan street

Armed police have been in action again on the streets of the borough when they launched an early hours raid.

North West

This solar powered invention is more than just a barbecue

The world's first solar-powered barbecue has been invented which cooks food using mirrors.
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Action from the 2016  Screentek North West Youth & Junior Womens Tour held in Lancaster and Morecambe.

Cycling event returns to district

A national cycling event attracting more than 350 riders will return to Lancaster and Morecambe this spring bank holiday.

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Alex Whitmore. Picture: Matt Rushton

Morecambe loanee Whitmore gets another year with Burnley

Former Morecambe loanee Alex Whitmore has had his Burnley contract extended for a further year.

Football
Saffie Roussos was killed in the terrorist atrocity

In their own words - Friends and families pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena bomb

In their own words - friends and families pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena bomb.
Crime
Eilidh MacLeod, 14, from Barra. Picture: SWNS

Manchester attack: Family of Eilidh MacLeod confirm her death

The parents of Manchester bombing victim of Eilidh MacLeod, 14, have said in a statement: “Words cannot express how we feel at losing our darling Eilidh.”

North West
Dr Nathan Case and Rebecca Fielding, managing director of Gradconsult.

Sky’s the limit as Lancaster University researcher wins grant for northern lights study

A Lancaster University researcher is celebrating after receiving a grant, which is aimed at helping research into one of the great wonders of nature.

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Police outside a block of flats they raided in Blackley, north Manchester, where a woman was arrested. She has since been released without charge.

Controlled explosion overnight as anti-terror police swoop on Moss Side property

Counter-terror police have carried out a controlled explosion as they searched a property in the Moss Side area of Manchester in connection with Monday's attack.

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Ricky Mercer in action during Lancaster Citys win over Glossop North End that sealed the Evo-Stik First Division North title.

Lancaster City boss confident title winners can make step up

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown says there’s nothing sentimental about signing up seven of his title-winning squad.

Football
Ben Simm congratulates Kasun Madushanka on one of his four wickets against Blackpool. Picture: Tony North

Captain Simm confident Lancaster are on the up

Ben Simm is confident his Lancaster side are on the up.

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Dunstan by Conn Iggulden

Book review: Dunstan by Conn Iggulden

One of the most influential figures of 10th century England, Dunstan is perhaps best remembered for his connections to Glastonbury Abbey and as the patron saint of goldsmiths, locksmiths and jewellers.

Arts

Man arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack

This is the terrifying moment a man is wrestled to the ground by armed police in Wigan in connection with the Manchester Arena bomb attack.

North West
Photo Neil Cross DJ/music promoter of Skaville Steve Middlesbrough at the Winter Gardens theatre

Ska night returns to Morecambe Winter Gardens

Ska lovers are in for a treat once again at the Winter Gardens on Saturday as the theatre hosts the free event Skaville.

Music
There's plenty going on in the resort this weekend.

Weekend of live music in Morecambe

The Palatine in Morecambe has a jam packed music diary over the bank holiday weekend.

Music

Manchester Arena: What we know so far

Here is what we know so far about the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena that targeted young concert-goers.

Offbeat
Swarms of emergency services at Manchesters MEN Arena and Piccadilly Station after an explosion tonight March 23 2017. Fatalities have now been reported.

LATEST: Morecambe and Lancaster people caught up in Manchester bomb attacks

People from Morecambe and Lancaster have told of their escape from a horrifying bomb blast in Manchester.

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The Monster Ceileidh Band.

Folk and country in Morecambe

Be prepared to get up and dance as Monster Ceilidh Band come to our seafront venue.

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