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Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

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Prince Charles visits Dewlay Cheesemakers in Garstang

Crowning glory for Garstang cheese makers

Getting a prince to say cheese is easy - just tour him round a third generation traditional Lancashire cheesemakers.

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The newly restored fish spawning pond on the river Lune

Restored fish pond aims to restock river Lune

A safe haven for fish on the river Lune near Lancaster has been restored by the Environment Agency, Costain and the Lune Rivers Trust.

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Rare bird spotted for the first time in Lancashire

Lancashire's 'twitchers' were in a flap after a rare, non-native species of bird was spotted in Lancashire for the first time.
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The land at Over Kellet

‘Major loss’ for north Lancashire village after housing approval

Residents in Over Kellet say they have suffered a “major loss” after plans were approved to build 15 new homes on farmland in the village.

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The housing site in Carnforth

Controversial Carnforth housing plans given green light

Controversial plans to build up to 158 homes on farmland in Carnforth have been given the go-ahead.

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VIDEO: Lord-Lieutenant officially opens Bay Gateway road

The Bay Gateway link road has officially opened.

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Charges for garden waste collection come into force this year

Lancaster’s new garden waste bin charges ‘a joke’

Residents have been warned not to use their grey bin for green waste to avoid a controversial collection fee – or face “appropriate action”.

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First Subsea

Multi million pound green energy deal for Lancaster firm

A Lancaster-based engineering firm has signed a multi-million pound contract with a leading renewable energy company.

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The rare white mole Gordon Tarney caught at Capernwray.

Rare white mole found near Carnforth

Mole catcher Gordon Tarney has caught a white mole – an extremely rare find.

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Volunteers investigating and recording the remains of a structure adjoining Rectory Woods, Heysham.

Archaeological hunt in Heysham

A team of coastal archaeologists are set to undertake a walkover survey around the Heysham coast and are looking for volunteers to get involved.

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The sewerage pumping station on Schola Green Lane, Morecambe.

£70m plan to improve beaches in Morecambe

A £70m project to upgrade wastewater treatment works in Morecambe to improve the area’s coastal waters and beaches is due to start in the spring.

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Caton Road during the ongoing roadworks. Photo courtesy of Morecambe Bay Movie Makers.

Roadworks expected in Morecambe and Lancaster over the next seven days

Upcoming roadworks in the area are as follows:

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Second bird flu outbreak

Second outbreak of bird flu confirmed

A second case of bird flu has been confirmed in Lancashire.

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A map of Heysham showing where the extended substation and new tunnel head will go (blue triangle) close to the existing substation (black triangle) and the route of the new underground tunnel (purple dash line).

8,000 reply to survey on Morecambe Bay tunnel plan

Around 8,000 people have had their say on plans to build a tunnel under Morecambe Bay to connect a new power station to the electricity network at Heysham.

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Morecambe Town Hall.

Have your say on 15-year housing plan

A series of drop-in events will be held so people can have their say on Lancaster City Council’s plans to allocate land for house building.

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Recycling bins in St Oswald Street in Lancaster.

Lancashire hits EU waste target and raises £2.2m from our recycling

More than £2m has been raised by Lancashire County Council from the sale of our recyclable material in 2015/16.

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RSPB looking for Lancaster and Morecambe volunteers

RSPB looking for Lancaster and Morecambe volunteers

The RSPB is on the lookout for people across the district with a passion for wildlife, to join its 2017 volunteer internship programme, providing the opportunity to work on some of the RSPB’s most beautiful nature reserves.

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Fire crews at the scene of the fallen tree in Heysham village

Collapsed Heysham village tree due to be removed by crane

A 70ft tree which collapsed onto a church hall in Heysham is likely to be removed by a large crane.

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Fire crews at the scene of the fallen tree in Heysham village

70ft tree falls on Heysham community centre in high winds

a 70ft tree collapsed onto the roof of a community centre in Heysham Village during high winds on Wednesday afternoon.

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