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Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime

Lancaster couple renew wedding vows aboard canal boat

News
Linda Gray in the salon, which closes this weekend after 64 years.

Popular Lancaster hair salon to close after 64 years

News
Jon Barry

Outdoor gym opens in Lancaster thanks to £10k input

News

Appeal to trace missing woman last seen in Lancaster

Crime

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
Lancaster Escape Rooms on North Road.

Lancaster gets Crystal Maze style Escape Rooms

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Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Whats on
One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Transport

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

Transport

Parking mad - Bungling council slammed for only resurfacing middle of residential street to save money

Offbeat

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime
Katrina Bannister.

Appeal to trace missing woman last seen in Lancaster

Crime
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

News
Sunny's Inn in Morecambe - the landlord breached 12 fire safety regulations and pleaded guilty at Lancaster Magistrates Court.

‘Death trap’ hotel landlord sentenced

Crime

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education
GCSE results day is almost here

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education
Dr Liz Bates, senior lecturer in applied psychology.

University research reveals ‘sobering’ extent of male abuse

News
Ronan Maher with his sister Kirsty and Child Genius quizmaster Richard Osman.

Caton schoolboy comes second in Channel 4’s Child Genius show

News
Ridge Community Primary School, Lancaster.

SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Ridge Community Primary School

News

Popular Lancaster hair salon to close after 64 years

News
Police chiefs should be given the power to fire officers

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
Lancaster Escape Rooms on North Road.

Lancaster gets Crystal Maze style Escape Rooms

News

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

News
Photo Neil Cross
Jeremy Corbyn visiting Sustainability Morecambe at Stanley's Youth and Community Centre
Jeremy Corbyn with new best friend Micky Balshaw

Labour leader visit slammed by Morecambe’s MP

Politics
From left: Ian Young, Director of Governance, Finance and Public Services, Deputy council  leader Coun Albert Atkinson, council leader Coun Geoff Driver and Chief Executive Jo Turton at  the Lancashire County Council cabinet meeting August  21, 2017 when the ruling Conservative group voted for  a radical management restructure at the council.

Councillors vote to axe Chief Executive Jo Turton’s job at Lancashire County Council

News
Photo Neil Cross
Jeremy Corbyn visiting Sustainability Morecambe at Stanley's Youth and Community Centre
Jeremy Corbyn with new best friend Micky Balshaw

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn meets people in Morecambe during visit

News

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

News
Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment

Outdoor gym opens in Lancaster thanks to £10k input

News
Cases of meningitis and blood poisoning caused by a highly virulent strain of Men W bacteria increased from 22 cases in England in 2009/10 to 210 in 2015/16.

Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

Health
One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health
The company is preparing for additional trials in the US and will continue to defend the product's safety.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman in talcum powder cancer claim case

Health
Alison Graham, who had lung cancer, is preparing to do a walk to raise money for CancerCare Lancaster

30k walk will help lung cancer survivor pay back Lancaster charity’s support

News
Cases of meningitis and blood poisoning caused by a highly virulent strain of Men W bacteria increased from 22 cases in England in 2009/10 to 210 in 2015/16.

Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

Health
Colin Cooper

Man hired £16k cherry picker and tried to sell it

North West

Death crash nurse banned from roads again after second smash

North West
Abid Hussain

Drugs gang who flooded north west with cocaine and heroin jailed

Crime