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Lancashire County Councillor quits Tory party in intimidation row

A newly elected Lancashire county councillor has quit the Conservative party accusing his fellow Tories of intimidation.

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Police are appealing for information after an assault in a Lancaster nightclub.

Appeal after Lancaster nightclub assault

A man suffered an eye injury after an assault in a Lancaster nightclub.

Crime
Lowes at The Glow Rooms, Lancaster

REVIEW: Lowes, The Glow Rooms, Lancaster

You could be forgiven for thinking you weren’t in Lancaster when Lowes took over a city nightclub this week for their debut headline show.

Music

VIDEO: Inside Lancaster hospice pound shop

We chat to volunteers of a Lancaster hospice charity store which converts into a pound shop today.

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Lower Church Street during flash flooding in Lancaster city centre on Wednesday evening. Photo shared by Go Burrito.

Council clean-up in Lancaster after flash floods

Officers from Lancaster City Council have been working hard to clear debris and help businesses affected by Wednesday’s flash floods.

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Josephine Whitehead.

Talented Silverdale artist passes away

A talented artist who lived for many years in Silverdale has passed away.

News
The statepension agewill rise from 67 to 68 from 2037

State pension age to rise to 68 earlier than planned

The state pension age will rise from 67 to 68 from 2037, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced.

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Ben Haenow.

X Factor stars to sing at Morecambe Hotel

A sold-out gig by two X Factor stars will be held at the Morecambe Hotel on Saturday afternoon.

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Lower Church Street during flash flooding in Lancaster city centre on Wednesday evening. Photo shared by Go Burrito.

Flash flooding in Morecambe and Lancaster causes chaos

Flash floods swept across the district during Wednesday rush hour causing travel and traffic chaos.

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Billy Holmes with his dog Tyler who has been stolen during a burglary.

Staffie dog is stolen during house burglary

A desperate dog owner has made an impassioned plea for the return of her pet after he was stolen during a burglary.

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North West Ambulance Service

New triage tool is proving useful to assess patients

A pair of paramedics have developed a brand new way for North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) to work with nursing and residential homes to help residents to get the most appropriate care more quickly.

Health
The Neuro Drop-In Centre at Lancaster.

New cafe launch for Parkinson’s sufferers in city

New support for people living with Parkinson’s in and around Lancaster is launching on Saturday.

Health
A Large Heath butterfly at Heysham Moss.

Blaze-hit butterflies on the mend

Rare butterflies are starting to make a comeback at Heysham Moss nature reserve after a large fire destroyed much of their habitat.

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Carnforth swimming pool.

Carnforth swimming pool gets lifeline

Carnforth community swimming pool has taken a step closer to survival.

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Bishop Geoff preaches at the Diocesan Summer Festival at Lytham in 2015.

‘That Jesus dude’ bows out after
43 years serving community

The Anglican Bishop of 
Lancaster, Rt Rev Geoff 
Pearson, will retire at the 
end of July after nearly 43 years of ministry.

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Graffiti in the Lancaster area.

Graffiti artists strike in Lancaster

Police are reporting that there has been a significant increase in graffiti, ‘tagging’ and vandalism in the past few months.

Crime
Photo Neil Cross Nicola Hall, head of Central Lancaster High School

Lancaster sixth form to be axed next year

A Lancaster high school will no longer provide a sixth form from next year due to education budget cuts and a lack of interest.

Education
Police are appealing for a van owner to come forward after their vehicle was broken into in Lancaster.

Appeal to trace owner of van broken into in Lancaster

Police are appealing for the owner of a van that was broken into to come forward.

Crime
Mark Cutter with staff from Tesco in Carnforth and their recent delivery.

Lancaster bar offers free holiday food for kids

A Lancaster bar has launched a free lunch club for families during the summer holidays.

Business
Crowds at Kendal Calling

Latest on Kendal Calling line-up

The final line-up for Kendal Calling Festival has been released.

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