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Morecambe MP gets Northern Ireland job

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

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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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PICTURES: Morecambe and Lancaster’s Armed Forces Day ceremony

Morecambe, Lancaster and Carnforth began celebrations early in flag raising ceremonies at the town halls ahead of Armed Forces Day on Saturday June 24.

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Guide to Armed Forces Day celebrations

Flags are flying high this week in a mark of respect to our Armed Forces.

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David Morris (second right) and his supporters celebrate at Lancaster Town Hall

INTERVIEWS: Morecambe and Lancaster MPs return to Westminster

Both of our local MPs have gone back to work amid an uncertain political future at Westminster.

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Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

MP’s action call after Morecambe Bay health cuts plans leaked

Leaked plans have revealed the potential for “drastic health cuts” in the Morecambe Bay area - including the closure of wards and services, according to South Lakes MP Tim Farron.

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Who's who in The Conservative cabinet reshuffle

Things can change very quickly in the political world.

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Theresa May, Secretary of State James Brokenshire, and Arlene Foster at the Balmoral Show last month

A deal for every vote: How the DUP will support Theresa May

The DUP and the Conservatives are working towards an arrangement which would allow the DUP to negotiate a fresh deal every time the government needs its support in the Commons.

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Lancaster and Morecambe election candidate pictures

Here are some pictures taken from the Lancaster and Morecambe tense election count held at Lancaster Town Hall.

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Results from polling stations across the country are rolling in, with an exit poll suggesting the Conservatives will be the largest single party in the new Parliament

Predictions of a hung parliament as results roll in

Results from polling stations across the country are rolling in, with an exit poll suggesting the Conservatives will be the largest single party in the new Parliament - but short of an absolute majority.

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Cat Smith and her supporters celebrate at Lancaster Town Hall

ELECTION NIGHT RESULTS: Conservatives retain Morecambe and Labour re-elected in Lancaster

Conservative David Morris has been re-elected as MP for Morecambe and Lunesdale with a majority of 1,399, down from 4,590 in 2015.

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Calls for May to go after gamble backfires

Calls for May to go after gamble backfires

Theresa May should consider her position after her snap election gamble failed, a Tory former minister has said.
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Polls have now closed

Buckle up! You could be heading back to the polls this year

Don’t get too comfortable. We could all be heading back to the ballot box before the year is out.

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Votes being counted for the general election

General Election 2017: What time the results in Lancashire could be called

Find out what time your consistency will declare its result.
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Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

The prospect of a hung Parliament would throw serious doubt over Brexit negotiations, due to begin in earnest in just 10 days.

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What is a hung parliament and what would it mean?

What is a hung parliament and what would it mean?

The exit poll has suggested the Conservatives could fail to win an outright majority in today’s crunch vote...and that could mean a hung parliament.

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Who will you be voting for?

Polls open in Lancaster and Morecambe for 2017 snap general election

The countdown begins with polls now open across Lancaster and Morecambe for this year’s snap general election.

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ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

It’s going to be a long night as the UK goes to the polls for its snap 2017 general election.

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General Election 2017: As it happened

Live news & reaction as Lancashire and the UK goes to the polls.
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Vikki Singleton.

Morecambe & Lunesdale Labour candidate in home address dispute

Conservatives in Morecambe have highlighted the fact that Labour candidate Vikki Singleton has given a Lancaster address in official election literature – while openly stating she lives in Blackpool.

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