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Record-breaking scrap metal firm invests in future

A record-breaking year at a Morecambe firm is being followed up with an investment in new machinery to help the company grow further.

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Tunstall pub to open after major refurbishment

Tunstall pub to open after major refurbishment

A long-established pub set in the countryside outside Lancaster has undergone a 12-month refurbishment.

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Fuel Proof Limited is stepping up its recruitment drive.

Heysham’s future is Fuel Proof

Fuel Proof Ltd of Heysham is stepping up its recruitment drive, as a result of several significant developments.

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Asda launch massive toy sale with up to 50% off big brands

With only 94 days left until Christmas Asda is getting parents prepared for the big day by launching a massive toy sale with up to 50 per cent off toys such as Power Rangers and Paw Patrol.

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Lancaster University

Lancaster University named University of the Year

Lancaster University has been named University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

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Conservative City Councillor for Bolton-le-Sands and Slyne ward, John Wild outside Bolton-le-Sands post office.

Bid to save Bolton-le-Sands Post Office relocation

City councillor John Wild has called a public meeting to be held on September 25 at 6.30pm at the Old Boys’ Grammar School in Bolton-le-Sands, to try to save the village Post Office from relocation.

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Four out of 10 admitted to running the shower for at least a minute before getting in

Most people do not worry about how much water they use

Three-quarters of people are not concerned about the amount of water they use in the home and less than a third think they could make savings, a poll suggests.
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Officers found a gruesome-looking bloody hand

Severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Police who closed a major road after a motorist spotted a suspicious item have said it was a realistic-looking fake severed hand.

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City Museum in Lancaster.

Lancaster museum roof job will affect market traders

Work to replace the roof of Lancaster’s city museum will take up to eight months to complete.

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General manager of The Strawberry Gardens Vicky Hinde, with Mayor of Lancaster Roger Mace at the opening of the pub following refurbishment.

Heysham pub opens after makeover

A Heysham pub has reopened following a significant refurbishment which created six jobs for local people.

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The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Commuters using Northern Rail services have been warned to brace themselves for further strike action which has been scheduled to take place in October.
Transport
Morecambe centre, play area and beach

Why we do like to be beside the seaside

Returning to seaside towns such as Morecambe can trigger feelings of nostalgia which is good for our wellbeing, according to research from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan.

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Star cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Ferrari, Porsche and Bugatti were just some of the big-name brands unveiling their latest luxury sports cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Transport
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
Transport
Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after struggling amid mammoth debts and online competition.

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They surveyed more than 370 UK workers in a range of organisations

Workers feel pressure to be available out of hours on mobiles or email

Firms are failing to tackle the "always on" culture in the workplace despite the impact of modern communications on their staff, new research reveals.
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People at work in the Operations room at the Ryanair offices

Under-fire Ryanair pressed to release full list of flights to be cancelled

Ryanair is being urged to release a full list of the flights it is cancelling because it "messed up" the planning of pilots' holidays.

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The site of the Superbowl and Aldi.

New Aldi supermarket on Morecambe Superbowl site gets green light

Final approval has been given to knock down Morecambe Superbowl and build an Aldi supermarket in its place.

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Ann Thanaraj, Principal Lecturer in Law, Law School.

Uni law school forges mentoring link with firm

A mentoring scheme which will see law students from the University of Cumbria take advantage of professional development opportunities and advice on becoming a lawyer from practising lawyers is to be launched this month.

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How are your digital skills?

Nearly half 'have not mastered digital skills most jobs require'

Almost half of people do not have the digital skills needed for most jobs, a new report says.

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