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Does this photo show the ghost of man’s wife?

A Lancaster photographer was asked to complete one of his more unusual jobs – repairing an old photograph which appears to feature a ghostly figure.

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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The M6 is to be closed overnight for important link road work.

Overnight M6 closures to take place as part of ongoing link road work

Drivers using the M6 through Lancaster are being advised of an important phase the Heysham Link project which requires the closure of the northbound carriageway between junctions 33 and 34 and then the southbound carriageway between junctions 35 and 34.

Support Adoption For Pets and Santa Paws at Warrington Animal Welfare - Picture date Monday 14 November, 2016 (Warrington, Cheshire) 
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Pets at Home customers in Lancaster help homeless animals

Colleagues at Pets at Home in Lancaster are celebrating after they raised thousands following an appeal to help homeless pets.

Dr Roy Armstrong.

Gambia unrest thwarts university research and conservation trip

Students and staff from the University of Cumbria preparing to travel to The Gambia to take part in vital research and conservation work have been forced to put the trip on hold just days before they were due to fly.

Lancaster's Park Run one year anniversary at Williamson Park.

Lancaster Parkrun celebrates first anniversary

Hundreds of runners took to Williamson Park to celebrate the first anniversary of Lancaster’s parkrun.

The vicar of Lancaster the Rev Chris Newlands.

Hate crime bigot targets Lancaster vicar

A police investigation has been launched after the vicar of Lancaster received “vitriolic” homophobic hate mail through the post.

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The pair will appear at Lancaster Magistrates court.

Court date for food hygiene breaches at Hornby restaurant

A man and a woman have been charged with a catalogue of hygiene offences at a Hornby restaurant.

Pigeon show

Top things to do at the weekend (January 20 to 22)

Here is our guide of things to do this weekend in Lancashire.
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from left, Hugh Kennon, Margaret Kennon, Bernard Vause, Barry Vickers and Barbara Vause on Marine Road where it crosses with Broadway

Morecambe council backs Broadway roundabout petition

A petition calling for a roundabout on Broadway junction has received support from Morecambe Town Council.

The car park at Halfords, Currys and B&M in Lancaster.

Lancaster car park named among county’s top dogging sites

One of Lancaster’s car parks has been named among the most popular locations for outdoor sex in the county.

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Heysham High School.

Heysham High head speaks out over ‘inadequate’ Ofsted report

Heysham High School head John Shannon is confident the school is on the right path, despite Ofsted rating it ‘inadequate’ and placing it into special measures.

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Picture by Julian Brown 01/05/16

Morecambe Carnival Live Stage

Crowds watch the show

Casino night held in aid of Morecambe Carnival

The Morecambe Carnival’s annual dinner returns to The Globe Arena for another night of casino fun and fundraising.

Regent Road in Morecambe with the charity shop on the right. Picture: Google Street View.

Cats Protection charity shop in Morecambe shuts down

A successful charity shop in the heart of the West End of Morecambe has closed down.

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Lancaster Magistrates Court. 23080411

Court listings 17/01/17

The following people were dealt with at Lancaster Magistrates Court:

Flowers in Morecambe.

Carnforth in bloom could make its debut

Carnforth could soon be a ‘blooming’ market town if a gardening competition takes off.

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Prime minister May

Britain's 12 Brexit objectives - which are the most important?

Here are the 12 objectives for Britain's Brexit negotiations, as set out in Theresa May's speech at Lancaster House.

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NHS bill for swimming infections

It is always recommended that we teach our children to swim because it could be a life-saver.

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Paul Lomax has a large collection of items from the first World War that he hopes to create a permanent museum from his collection and encourage schools to learn more about the war

Morecambe war collection secures permanent display

A Morecambe project set up to house an enormous collection of war memorabilia has found a home.

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