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Record-breaking scrap metal firm invests in future

A record-breaking year at a Morecambe firm is being followed up with an investment in new machinery to help the company grow further.

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Childrens and wildlife TV presenter Lizzie Daly at SEA LIFE.

‘School of fish’ as Sea Life Centre unveils UK’s first ‘underwater’ classroom

Schools across Lancaster are being invited to swap their traditional classrooms for something a bit different.

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Bride’s joy as dad suffering from dementia walks her down the aisle

Bride’s joy as dad suffering from dementia walks her down the aisle

A father who has advanced dementia managed to make his daughter’s wedding day even more special by walking her down the aisle.

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Tunstall pub to open after major refurbishment

Tunstall pub to open after major refurbishment

A long-established pub set in the countryside outside Lancaster has undergone a 12-month refurbishment.

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Fuel Proof Limited is stepping up its recruitment drive.

Heysham’s future is Fuel Proof

Fuel Proof Ltd of Heysham is stepping up its recruitment drive, as a result of several significant developments.

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Asda launch massive toy sale with up to 50% off big brands

With only 94 days left until Christmas Asda is getting parents prepared for the big day by launching a massive toy sale with up to 50 per cent off toys such as Power Rangers and Paw Patrol.

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Lancaster Market Square

Slippy stones causing misery for Lancaster shoppers

People are continuing to slip on the new paving stones in Lancaster city centre.

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Lancaster University

Lancaster University named University of the Year

Lancaster University has been named University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

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Brexit is a plus for Morecambe tourism, say experts. Photo by Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Brexit ‘a positive’ for Morecambe tourism

Brexit is a major plus for tourism in Morecambe, claim industry insiders.

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Conservative City Councillor for Bolton-le-Sands and Slyne ward, John Wild outside Bolton-le-Sands post office.

Bid to save Bolton-le-Sands Post Office relocation

City councillor John Wild has called a public meeting to be held on September 25 at 6.30pm at the Old Boys’ Grammar School in Bolton-le-Sands, to try to save the village Post Office from relocation.

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From left Kelly Louise Smith, Sharon Jackon, founder of the Neuro Centre with Nayeli Cookson, centre, Guy Cookson, above and sons Oscar and Mateo and a family friend.

Family’s joy after builder found for house renovation

A mum with Motor Neurone Disease will be able to stay at home with her family after a builder was found to make vital changes to the house.

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Jack Cordingley with one of his drones.

Drone search finds missing dog near Lancaster

A flying drone was instrumental in helping to find a dog lost on moorland above Lancaster.

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Ric French with some of the voices from Street Stories, at Lancaster District Homeless Action Service

Lancaster homeless appeal for album release

Homeless people in Lancaster have been working towards recording an album of songs – and they need your help to make it happen.

Music
Care for babies born prematurely, with health problems or with a low birth weight, is improving overall

Premature babies facing care postcode lottery

Poorly babies face a postcode lottery on whether they receive important aspects of care, a new report suggests.

Health

Mum backs go-kart tribute to Lancaster boy

A loving mum has given her blessing to a new go-kart racing track in the building where her son died.
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New RLI stroke unit opens after £1m boost

New RLI stroke unit opens after £1m boost

Patients can now benefit from a brand new stroke unit at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, thanks to a major investment of more than £1m.

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Four out of 10 admitted to running the shower for at least a minute before getting in

Most people do not worry about how much water they use

Three-quarters of people are not concerned about the amount of water they use in the home and less than a third think they could make savings, a poll suggests.
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Is October time to stop?

Stoptober TV ads to encourage smokers to use e-cigarettes

New TV adverts from Public Health England (PHE) will encourage people to try e-cigarettes if they are struggling to quit regular smoking.

Health
Police say the man's death is not suspicious.

Man dies after fall from flat balcony in Lancaster

A man who died after falling from the balcony of a flat in Lancaster has been named locally as Martin Rogers.

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Ian Brady

Moors murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, coroner rules

Moors Murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled.

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