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Mum who beat cancer hosts sell-out charity ball

Tickets have sold out for a brave mum-of-three’s fundraising night for CancerCare.

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Every extra day of school a child misses can affect their GCSE results

Million school pupils missed lessons in 2015-16 due to family holidays in term

Around a million schoolchildren missed lessons last year after taking family holidays during term time, official figures suggest.

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"It is paramount this funding discrepancy is swiftly plugged."

Drivers 'at risk of skidding' on a quarter of A roads in England

Motorists could be at risk of skidding on more than a quarter of England's A road network, official figures show.

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The Bradford Arms. Morecambe.

Morecambe pub has licence suspended following drugs investigation

A Morecambe pub has had its licence suspended following allegations of drug dealing on the premises.

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Lauren Jeska.

Jailed athlete’s parents speak out over gender row

The parents of a transgender runner from Lancaster jailed after stabbing an athletics chief amid a row over her gender have spoken out.

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Cem Bora, 11, has  died in a house fire in Lancaster.

School pays tribute to Lancaster boy who died in house fire

Tributes continue to pour in for a “kind and caring” 11-year-old boy who died in a house fire in Lancaster.

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Ribby Hall recipe. Smoked haddock and spinach kedgeree

RECIPE: Smoked haddock and spinach kedgeree

Michael Noonan, head chef at The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village, has enjoyed an illustrious career, including working at the Sydney Opera House.

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Cat Smith speaking in Parliament.

Morecambe and Lancaster MPs speak after London terror attack

Local MPs have spoken of their sadness in the wake of yesterday’s London terror attack.

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Owen Lambert from Morecambe is treated by emergency services near Westminster Bridge.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Morecambe student thanks emergency services after London terror attack

A “battered and bruised” Morecambe student has thanked the emergency services for helping him through the ordeal after being caught up in yesterday’s terror attack in London.

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University student Travis Frain is set to undergo surgery tonight after being deliberately run down by a 4x4 on Westminster Bridge

Lancashire terror victim 'lucky to be alive' says mum

The mother of a teenager left with serious injuries from the London terror attack has admitted her son is "extremely lucky" to be alive.

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Granny Hutchinson pictured in the apron in Heysham village.

Nostalgia: Heysham Granny’s nettle drink

With its breath-taking views across Morecambe bay, Heysham village has been a long go-to destination.

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Josh Earl in action for PNE's youth team against Everton.

PNE youngster Earl joins Lancaster City on loan

Preston North End prospect Josh Earl has joined Lancaster City on loan until the end of the season.

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A police officer stand outside an address in Hagley Road, Birmingham, where armed police have raided a flat overnight. West Midlands Police have directed media queries to the Met Police, who have refused to discuss the incident for operational reasons

Armed Police Raid Birmingham flat after Westminster terror attack

Armed police have carried out a raid apparently linked to the terror plot that brought bloodshed to the heart of London, as MPs spearhead a show of defiance by returning to Parliament.

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Geoff Pickles retiring club President welcomes Marney Spencer the new President.

Golf: Marney confirmed as first ever elected president at club’s AGM

Marney Spencer has broken new ground at Morecambe Golf Club where she has been elected as the club’s first female president.

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Tomi Tatham. Picture: Karen Priestley

Tatham ready to make most of arena debut

Tomi Tatham believes his first taste of big-time boxing will stand him in good stead for the future.

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Owen Lambert from Morecambe is treated by emergency services near Westminster Bridge.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Morecambe student hit by car in Westminster terror attack

A student from Morecambe was hit by a car which ploughed into pedestrians in today’s (Wednesday March 22), suspected terrorist incident in London.

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Lancaster urged to ‘show heart’ to help homeless

Plans for agencies across Lancaster to work more closely together in a bid to tackle homelessness were backed at a public meeting held this week.

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Preston Crown Court.

Former Morecambe pub landlord to stand trial

A former landlord of the Cumberland View Hotel in Morecambe is to stand trial accused of a serious assault.

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Emergency personnel close to the Palace of Westminster, London, after policeman has been stabbed and his apparent attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

MPs caught up in Parliament ‘terror’

Local MPs were in lockdown after a suspected terrorist incident outside the Houses of Parliament.

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Morecambe student Owen Lambert is treated after being hit by a car on Westminster Bridge. He was caught up in the terror attack at the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: by Carl Court/Getty Images

Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

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