Tour operators can resume selling holidays in Tunisia

UK tour operators can resume selling holidays in Tunisia for the first time since the Sousse massacre after the Government changed its travel advice.

The surge in ticketing comes after clamping on private land was banned in 2012

Code of conduct urged as number of parking tickets from private companies rises

The number of parking tickets handed out by private companies has soared, leading to support for proposed new laws to end the industry's self-regulation.

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The Hackney Colliery Band. Picture by Aidan Harris.

Hackney Colliery Band to play in Morecambe

A tour de force of trumpets, trombones, saxes, sousaphone, marching percussion and electronics, will boom through the town next week.

Headliners This Is The Kit praise Forest of Bowland’s Cloudspotting Festival

Headliners This Is The Kit praise Forest of Bowland’s Cloudspotting Festival

Tickets are still available for this year’s Cloudspotting Music and Arts Festival which takes place in the Forest of Bowland next weekend.

Lowes at The Glow Rooms, Lancaster

REVIEW: Lowes, The Glow Rooms, Lancaster

You could be forgiven for thinking you weren’t in Lancaster when Lowes took over a city nightclub this week for their debut headline show.

The Halston Aparthotel in Carlisle


Historic northern cities are enjoying something of a renaissance of late, and Carlisle could be one such example of an emerging success story.

Rock Back the Clock takes place at the Platform in Morecambe.

Big rock ‘n’ roll weekend in Morecambe

Five groups from the rocking 1960s will perform at a two-day event at the Platform this weekend.

Crowds at Kendal Calling

Latest on Kendal Calling line-up

The final line-up for Kendal Calling Festival has been released.

This photograph was taken in the grounds of St Peters Church in Heysham around 1957. Picture provided by Mrs Carruthers (Baxter).

Nostalgia: recognise these faces?

Do you recognise any of these faces?


New Heysham tourist trail app gives great insight

You can now journey into Heysham Head’s past with a special phone app and a sturdy set of legs.


PICTURES: Heysham Viking Festival pulls in 10,000

The clashing of swords and the rumble of battle-cry could be heard throughout Heysham at the weekend.

A scene from Jailhouse Rock. Picture by Ronald Grant Archive.

Elvis film screened at Lancaster theatre

There will be a rock and roll theme to the next Dukes film screening for people with dementia, their friends and family.

Bare writers.

Poetry and story evening in Morecambe

Bare Writers will present a selection of their short fiction and poems at the Galloway’s Centre, Victoria Road in Morecambe, on Thursday July 27 at 1.30pm.

The organisers of Bard at the Beach.

Shakespeare festival returns to Morecambe

Once more unto the beach, dear friends for the return of the town’s Shakespeare extravaganza.

Theatre and Comedy
The One Man Band shebang comes to Morecambe this July. Picture by Graham Wynne.

One man bands take over Morecambe prom

A one man band shebang will converge on Morecambe promenade for a day of musical mayhem.

Tom Bass Seabass

RECIPE: Tom Yam Sea Bass

Barry Farley, head banqueting chef at Stanley House Hotel and Spa, in Mellor, shares his recipe for the perfect Thai-style light summer dish – Tom Yam seabass.

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The beautiful Grange Manor

Travel review: Falkirk and Grangemouth, Scotland

Landlubbers often forget how important water is. But visitors to Falkirk and Grangemouth are treated to a very special way of remembering.


PICTURES: Morecambe Winter Gardens 120th anniversary

The Winter Gardens is one of only a few surviving examples of its time.

Alexander ONeal will perform at the Lancaster Grand.

Lancaster debut for soul singer Alexander O’Neal

Tickets are now on sale for a chance to see a famous soul singer who will perform at a Lancaster theatre for the first time.

Theatre and Comedy
Spend the day as a wizard at Leighton Hall

Spend the day as a wizard at Leighton Hall

Mystical minds need to look no further as a spellbinding experience at Leighton Hall awaits.

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