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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.

PJ Harvey will be appearing at the festival.

Lancaster University festival hopes to be real page turner

This July sees the first Lancaster Words festival, a three-day exploration of all things literary though a vibrant mix of readings, interviews, lectures, discussions, workshops, art exhibition, book-making and even film-making. 

Dee Roach.

Conference talk on improvements

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust recently organised a conference todiscuss improvements in the way healthcare is delivered by the Trust.

Preston Crown Court.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Heysham man raped vulnerable young woman twice in her home

A man who began to rape a vulnerable woman as she vomited in a loo after a night out has been jailed for four years.

Bowland Tower, Lancaster University.

Fire checks in Lancaster after Grenfell Tower deaths

Checks have been carried out on high rise blocks in Lancaster in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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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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Anne Cooper with the team from UHMBT.

Top NHS Digital nurse visit

The Chief Nurse from NHS Digital visited Morecambe Bay to see some of the work being delivered as part of the hospital trust’s Electronic Patient Record (EPR) Optimisation Programme.

David Morris, MP for Morecambe and Lunesdale.

Morecambe MP gets Northern Ireland job

The Morecambe MP has been given a top job in the Northern Ireland office.

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Michael Threlfall before the Manchester Run.

70-year-old Kirkby Lonsdale runner completes 30k challenge

A pensioner from Kirkby Lonsdale has completed the penultimate leg of a 30k running challenge to raise money for North West Cancer Research.

The man was suspected to have suffered serious head injuries and a possible heart attack, say fire crews.

Elderly man airlifted to hospital after falling down embankment

An elderly man was airlifted to hospital following a daring rescue after he fell down an embankment, say fire services.

Robin and Helen Loxam at the Carr House Farm, Lancaster, "Secret Garden" which is going on display to the public next month for charity

Visit Lancaster’s secret garden for charity

One of Lancaster’s best-kept secrets will be opening its doors to the public next month in aid of charity.


VIDEO: Meet the hero Heysham dog who will truly amaze

Christa the dog is not only man’s best friend but a lifelife for her owner.

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.

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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NHS blood donor service is asking people to make a New Year's resolution to give blood.

Sign up to become a blood donor and start saving lives

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people to say #ImThere and start saving lives by registering as new blood donors during National Blood Week (June 19-25).

Dolphinholme Primary School

SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Dolphinholme CE Primary School

Is there a more beautifully situated school anywhere in Lancashire?

People lay flowers in Manchester to remember all those who were killed in Monday night's terror attack. Photo - SWNS

Support for those affected by terror act

As funerals for the Lancashire victims of the terrible attack on Manchester’s MEN arena begin to take place, ongoing specialist support from Lancashire Victim Services (LVS) is available to anyone affected.

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Reservoir warning as third of Lancaster people say they would take a dip

Almost a third of people in Lancaster admit they would consider swimming in a reservoir to cool down, new research from United Utilities has revealed.

Police have been called to a crash between a bus and a car in Morecambe.

Woman injured after crash in Morecambe

A woman has been taken to hospital after a crash between a bus and a car.

Lancaster Cricket and Sports Club, Lune Road.

Lancaster Cricket club fights back against vandals

Attacks by vandals will not spoil efforts of hard-working volunteers at a Lancaster cricket ground, says a club official.

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