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Nostalgia: Do you recognise this dance school?

This photograph was found in a lock-up in James Street, Morecambe, about three years ago, still on the wall covered by a poster.

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Interior of the hospital hut at Wampo on the Burma-Thailand Railway

Nostalgia: Lancaster officer’s diary from Japanese prisoner of war camp

New book tells story of Lancaster officer’s tune held in a notorious Japanese prisoner of war camp.

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Mark Woodwards Classic Car and Bike Show returns to Leighton Hall.

Classic car and motorcycle show returns to Leighton Hall

Classic cars and motorcycles will be descending on the historic backdrop of Leighton Hall.

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PJ Harvey will be appearing at the festival.

Lancaster University festival hopes to be real page turner

This July sees the first Lancaster Words festival, a three-day exploration of all things literary though a vibrant mix of readings, interviews, lectures, discussions, workshops, art exhibition, book-making and even film-making. 

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Toby Carvery, Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham. Toby Carvery is offering a free roast dinner for military personnel this Saturday, June 24 for Armed Forces Day.

Toby Carvery salutes the Armed Forces with free meal on Armed Forces Day

Toby Carvery is showing its support to the armed forces by offering all military personnel a free carvery on Armed Forces Day on Saturday June 24.

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Navi on stage as Michael Jackson.

Moon walk with number one Michael Jackson impersonator in Lancaster

Get ready to moonwalk the night away as the world’s number one Michael Jackson impersonator comes to Lancaster.

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Laboratorium Piesni.

A cappella group to perform in Morecambe

World music singing group Laboratorium Pieśni are gearing up for their Morecambe gig next month.

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Chris and Cath Halhead at their wedding at the weekend. They featured the purple bales to highlight WellChild - the national charity for sick children. Picture by Emma Dawson.

Wedding emojis make people lol

A Dolphinholme couple who got married had some unusual guests – giant purple emojis on hay bales to support a 
children’s charity.

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The Highfield Shakes

While away Sunday in little known Lancaster beer garden

This weekend a Lancaster pub will be opening its beautiful beer garden with ten bands taking to the stage for an afternoon of live music.

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Have you been sick while on holiday?

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

UK holidaymakers could be banned from all-inclusive breaks unless they stop making bogus food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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The building of the Polo Tower in 1994, Morecambe. Copyright to the Horner family.

Morecambe Polo Tower memories

As work begins to demolish one of Morecambe’s controversial landmarks one family has spoken of their cherished memories on the Polo Tower.

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Morecambe date for singer Froggie

Morecambe date for singer Froggie

Brummie singer Raymond Froggatt will be in concert at the Platform in Morecambe on Friday June 23.

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Baked Alaska

RECIPE: Baked Alaska

The Walled Garden at Barton Grange Hotel, near Preston, is proud to support Lancashire produce and, to go with one of their favourite ingredients, local fish, in a Your Food a couple of weeks ago, what could be tastier than Baked Alaska, using many locally-sourced ingredients?

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Photo Neil Cross David Waddington and business partner Jon Mole in their new business Miogelato as part of their Mia Italia business

Take a look at Morecambe’s new Italian ice cream factory

On a hot sunny day it’s hard to beat the sweet taste of ice cream – and Morecambe boasts some of the best.

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PICTURES: Morecambe Polo Tower demolition

These pictures show the final stages of the Polo Tower demolition in Morecambe.

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Pleasant Sunday Afternoon 1922-23, Lancaster.

Lancaster nostalgia: the PSA Brotherhood

Historian Terry Ainsworth looks into the PSA Brotherhood from West Bromwich to Lancaster.

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Dan Wrights picture

Lancaster nostalgia: readers rush to identify picture

We have had an overwhelming response to our nostalgia picture request.

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Sixties singer Andy Fairweather Low and his band will be performing at the Platform in Morecambe.

Sixties and swing in Morecambe

A sixties singing star will perform in the resort as part of a new tour.

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Franklin Hart Junior (played by Ray Jenkinson) is tied up and held captive by (left to right)  Judy (Hannah Morris),  Doralee (Sophie Butler), Violet (Alison Birtle) as part of the 9 to 5 musical by Morecambe Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (MAODS). Picture by John Atkinson.

Morecambe cast get set to perform 9 to 5

Working nine to five maybe a way to make a living for some but not for these three girls as audiences are about to find out.

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Catch the Wind Kite festival in Morecambe.

Kite festival flying its way to Morecambe

More Music’s annual Kite Festival Catch the Wind returns to Morecambe prom next weekend.

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