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Crafty talents will be on show this summer

A Lancaster arts and crafts collective is to exhibit its work at two big regional shows this summer.

North West Blood Bikes Lancs and Lakes with St John's Hospice staff in Lancaster.

Blood bikes team up with Lancaster hospice

Two leading charities have teamed up to help save and benefit lives in the community.

Steve Wood.

Chamber Chat with Steve Wood, development manager, University of Cumbria, Lancaster campus

I don’t think I am going out on a limb to say that we all want our part of north Lancashire to be a great place to work and to do business.


One big happy family at thriving Lancaster drop-in centre

A unit which gives help and support to people with neurological conditions is going from strength to strength, as Guardian reporter GAYLE ROUNCIVELL found out.

Mike Clark, owner of Country Harvest.

Major expansion for popular food hall

A popular food hall and coffee shop is set to expand with a £250,000 investment to create a Christmas wonderland.

The squalid conditions homeless man Chad was living in in Morecambe's West End.

Death of Morecambe’s well-known homeless man

A well-known homeless man who was a familiar figure in Morecambe’s West End and town centre has died.

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Becky Sewell.

New recruits Hotfoot it to work for design agency

Lancaster-based Hotfoot Design is kicking off 2017 with two new hires following a series of new business wins, including Atkinson Vos, Beetham Nurseries and Lancaster Brewery.

Plenty to offer at Lancaster University community day

Plenty to offer at Lancaster University community day

Lancaster University Community Day is fast approaching and organisers are busy putting the final touches to an extensive programme of events.

The 2017 Sunshine Awards.

Vote for winners of Sunshine Awards 2017

Voting is now open to decide the winners of the 2017 Sunshine Awards.

Quite Simply French on St George's Quay was burgled during the early hours of Thursday morning.

Restaurant burgled in Lancaster

A restaurant on St George’s Quay was burgled during the early hours of Thursday morning.

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John Morphet.

£750k investment leads to new lakeside holiday park

Pure Leisure Group has invested £750,000 developing a new holiday park near Carnforth, which will be unveiled this weekend.


VIDEO: Thousands see Normans invade Lancaster Castle

They came, they saw, they conquered!

A new charity shop will be opening in the former PC World store on the Kingsway Retail Park. Picture: Google Street View.

Lancaster vegan charity aims to rehome animals

The former PC World store on Caton Road has now been transformed into a giant charity shop.

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Parents and teachers are rallying against school budget cuts

Parents and teachers get set to march in Lancaster

Thousands of people are expected to march in Lancaster next month to protest against school budget cuts.

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The JWK litigation team.

Lancaster solicitors win £1m payout for BHS staff

Staff at Lancaster law firm JWK Solicitors have helped 112 former British Homes Stores staff members win a £1million payout at an employment tribunal.

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The cast of American Idiot by Dare To Go Theatre. Photo from Dare To Go Facebook page.

REVIEW: American Idiot by Dare To Go Theatre, Winter Gardens, Morecambe

American Idiot by Green Day was one of my favourite albums of the mid-noughties.

Police in Lancashire drew their Tasers 151 times last year.

‘Taser weapons do work as a deterrent’

Police in Lancashire drew their Tasers 151 times last year but did not use them on the majority of occasions.

David Ferguson, arrhythmia nurse specialist at UHMBT.

Phone app will help hearts

A new device that could 
revolutionise diagnosis and treatment of heart palpitations and stroke is set to be 
introduced in Morecambe Bay.

From left: David Alder, LMCRP Treasurer, Catherine Huddleston, Partnership Officer, Colin Speakman, DBCIC, Gerald Townson, LMCRP Chairman, and Paul Chattwood, DBCIC, before recent discussions at Bentham station.

New Bowland bus will connect with rail line

A new bus service linking rail routes to the heart of the Forest of Bowland is being launched next month.

A woman is rescued from the mud in Morecambe. Picture: @ArtDecoCoast.

Pair rescued from quicksand in Morecambe Bay

Two people had to be rescued from the quicksand off Morecambe promenade this morning, Thursday.

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