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Women get to grips with tyre safety at Morecambe event

A tyre centre in Morecambe has teamed up with GT Radial to host a women only tyre safety event.

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The new Snap Map

VIDEO: Everything you need to know about Snapchat's new location sharing Snap Map - according to Snapchat

Social media service Snapchat has introduced a new tracker in its latest update allowing people to see the exact location of their friends.
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Morecambe's Polo Tower has now been totally dismantled. Picture by Trina Lawrie.

Morecambe’s Polo Tower demolition leaves permanent hole in the horizon

Morecambe’s Polo Tower has gone for good and has left a hole in Morecambe’s skyline.

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Alistair Eagles, CEO, Seatruck Ferries

Brexit gridlock fear for Heysham M6 Link

We don’t want the new M6 Link Road turning into “operation stack”.

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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.

Lifestyle
West Coast Mainline

Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

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Pavements works on Queen Street in Morecambe have run over the 10 week timescale.

Shop owners’ fury at street works delay

Shop keepers on one of Morecambe’s main shopping streets are furious that their businesses are suffering due to pavement works which have overrun their 10 week schedule.

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A teacher training event is being held at the University of Cumbria.

Aspiring teachers urged to visit Lancaster recruitment event

Aspiring teachers with the passion and potential to teach are being encouraged to attend a Train to Teach roadshow when it visits the University of Cumbria’s Lancaster campus later this week.

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The Tavern at Scale Hall has been earmarked for development into housing.

Former pub housing site is ‘over intensive’

Plans to convert a former pub restaurant into new housing have been recommended for refusal.

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Hillcroft Nursing Home in Galgate.

Galgate nursing home expansion bucks national trend

Hillcroft is defying the national trend which has seen many care homes closing their doors, by expanding its range of services.

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The top is about to come off the Polo Tower as demolition work continues.

Morecambe’s Polo Tower is being taken down

Morecambe’s Polo Tower is being dismantled bit by bit by contractors who started work today, Monday.

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Activity at the Franklaw Water Treatment plant on Catterall Lane, Garstang, after news of water contamination

United Utilities to face prosecution over crypto crisis

United Utilities is to be prosecuted for the drinking water crisis that left thousands of Lancashire people without safe water.

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Supermarkets are cutting the price of fuel

Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

At least two major supermarkets are to cut the price of forecourt fuel from today (Friday).
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Turtle Bay recipe: Jerk Salmon

RECIPE: Jerk salmon with pineapple salsa

Turtle Bay in Preston has launched a brand new menu - the first big menu enhancement it has undertaken since the restaurant opened.

Business

VIDEO: Demolition site manager talks at Morecambe’s Polo Tower

The dismantling of Morecambe’s iconic Polo Tower has been delayed due to high winds in the resort.

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Manchester, Gatwick and Stansted are in the bottom five in the AirHelp ranking which looks at punctuality, quality and service at 76airports worldwide.

Manchester Airport among 'worst in the world' according to new ranking

Manchester airport has been placed among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.
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Rural equine centre gets official seal of approval

Rural equine centre gets official seal of approval

A couple who set up their own equestrian business just 18 months ago have been officially accredited by the British Horse Society.

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File photo dated 28/03/17 of Prime Minister Theresa May in the cabinet signing the Article 50 letter. Mrs May has announced a snap general election during a statement in Downing Street, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday April 18, 2017. See PA story POLITICS May. Photo credit should read: Christopher Furlong/PA Wire

Lancaster professor’s take on ‘softer’ Brexit after election result

Economics professor Geraint Johnes has said the most likely outcome of the general election is a “softer Brexit” and the possibility of the UK staying in the EU Single Market.

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Lancashire Country Council Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport John Fillis at the new Park and Ride at J34 by new Bay Gateway.

Lancaster Park & Ride bus use on increase

The number of people using the new Park & Ride bus services in Lancaster has doubled over three months, new figures from Lancashire County Council show.

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£62m buyout secures future of thriving Lancaster firm

£62m buyout secures future of thriving Lancaster firm

A Lancaster firm which is a leading manufacturer and distributor of self-adhesive sign vinyl and digital print media has announced a £62million buyout which has helped secure its future.

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