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Jane Binnion (right) with her mother Doreen and daughter Isabella.

Caring for mum and daughter for a working woman

Millions of people struggle with work and caring for their children and an elderly relative. Lancaster mum, daughter and businesswoman Jane Binnion explains how something had to change to help her with this 21st century dilemma.

Peter Wakefield in hospital while waiting for his heart transplant

Organ donation: ‘I thought I had flu, but I needed a new heart’

This week is Organ Donation Week and people are being urged to turn an end into a beginning. Today, Aasma Day talks to Lancashire dad Peter Wakefield who thought he had flu but ended up needing a life-saving heart transplant.

Thousands of people pass Paley's building in Caton Road every day in their cars.

Lancaster nostalgia: Standfast & Barracks

Who would think that the man who designed a Lancaster cathedral was also responsible for one of the city’s most thriving industrial sites? Here, Louise Bryning tells the story of the architect whose building has inspired Behind The Wall, the first project by Mirador, a locally based company using art to interpret the region’s heritage in a fun and imaginative way.

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