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Morecambe Ladies put five past Chester-le-Street

Morecambe Ladies saw off a depleted Chester-le-Street 5-1 in their final home game of 2016 on Sunday.

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A map of Heysham showing where the extended substation and new tunnel head will go (blue triangle) close to the existing substation (black triangle) and the route of the new underground tunnel (purple dash line).

Fears Morecambe Bay tunnel site may cause six years of hell for residents

Residents face six years of disruption from work on an underground power tunnel near Heysham.

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Celery is even less popular than Brussels sprouts

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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The Children's Commissioner says parents in the North could learn from those in the South in seeking to get their best for their children.

Parents in the North should learn from pushier mums and dads in the South

Parents in the North of England could learn from pushier mums and dads in the South to help their children achieve the best grades, the children’s tsar has said.
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Jeni Robinson at Revivals West End, Morecambe

Morecambe shopkeeper’s Revival after storms wrecked her home

It took Jeni Robinson many months to rebuild her life after Storm Desmond.

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The new Park & Ride in Caton Road, Lancaster.

Lancaster’s 650 space Park and Ride to open this week

Lancaster’s new Park and Ride service will open this week, with free parking available for the first three months.

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Morecambe's West End Winter Lantern Festival
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Lanterns light the way for Morecambe festival

Around 1500 people turned out for More Music’s annual free Lantern Festival which illuminated the West End of Morecambe.

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Donna Louise Smith, 40, from Preston

Overnight news digest - No prison for thief who witnessed Tunisia shootings, schoolboy dies from suspected meningitis and Network Rail to lose control of tracks

Catch up with all the overnight news from Lancashire and across the nation with our morning roundup.

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Caton United's Joe Bouskill.

North Lancs League: Honours even between Cartmel and Caton

The game of the day in the Baines Bagguley Penhale North Lancashire Premier Division saw Cartmel and District, the last team with a 100 per cent record, face second-placed Caton United.

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David Beckham's love of tattoos has inspired a film made to highlight that abuse can mark children forever.

Watch David Beckham's tattoos come to life in this hard-hitting child abuse campaign

David Beckham's love of tattoos has inspired a film made to highlight that abuse can mark children forever.
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Jim Bentley congratulates his players on the win over Plymouth.

Morecambe back in action at Scunthorpe

Morecambe return to action at Scunthorpe United tonight after a pre-Christmas break which left manager Jim Bentley in two minds.

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Jack Pullar and James Gullen. Picture: Hugh McManus

New teams for Pedal Heaven’s Pullar and Gullen

Two district cyclists have moved teams ahead of the new season after a successful 2016 as team mates.

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Developer Opus North's CGI image of what is proposed for the Frontierland site.

Council cautious on Marks and Spencer return to Morecambe

Marks and Spencer’s return to Morecambe has moved one step closer but with a word of warning from the council.

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Argos in the Arndale Centre, Morecambe

Morecambe Arndale Centre’s Argos store to close

The Argos store in Morecambe Arndale Centre is to close next year – with a new digital outlet opening in the town’s Sainsbury’s instead.

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Supermarket recalls steak over allergy fears

Supermarket recalls steak over allergy fears

Supermarket giant Asda have issued a recall on their Butcher’s selection garlic and herb thin cut beef sizzle steak.

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Shane Fielding

Man who groomed young girls through social media before sexually assaulting them has been jailed

A man who groomed young girls through social media before sexually assaulting them has been jailed.

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Ashleigh Wood.

VIDEO: Morecambe singer’s new take on Joy Division classic

A popular singer will bring out a cover version of a classic in time for Christmas and will sing on the radio on the same bill as tenor Russell Watson.

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Pet helps Rebecca cope with illness

A Wigan woman has spoken out about how getting a pet helped her to conquer her depression and anxiety.

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