Contenders eager to fight for Morecambe election seat

Political hopefuls say they are ready to challenge David Morris if they get the nod as candidates in the general election.

Prime Minister Theresa May announces in the House of Commons, London, that she has triggered Article 50, starting a two-year countdown to the UK leaving the EU. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday March 29, 2017. See PA story POLITICS Brexit. Photo credit should read: PA Wire

Snap election “welcomed” in Lancaster and Morecambe

MPs representing Lancaster, Morecambe and the South Lakes have responded to the Prime Minister’s call for a snap election in June.

Prime Minister Theresa May and David Morris, MP for Morecambe.

General Election 2017: Your guide

Prime Minister Theresa May today announced plans to call a snap General Election for Thursday, June 8. At this very early stage, here is all you need to know.

Prime Minister Theresa May

Prime Minister has called an early general election

Theresa May has called an early general election for June 8 in an announcement which has stunned Westminster.
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Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Review: Moor Hall; Taste of success at historic hall with a touch of Lancashire class

Moor Hall is a building with a back story at the beginning of an auspicious new chapter in its life.

County Hall, Preston

Remember to register right to vote in May elections

Remember to claim your right to vote - that is the message from County Hall with just two days left to register to vote in May’s county council elections.

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Desperate times as Morecambe Bay Foodbank usage doubles

Foodbank usage in the Lancaster district has reached record levels once again.

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Freeman's Wood at the end of St George's Quay.

Residents’ disgust over home plans for Lancaster woodland

Residents living close to a woodland site in Lancaster have criticised plans for a scheme which would see up to 250 new homes on the land.

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Lancaster's castle and city centre viewed from the top of the town hall clock tower.

Businesswoman wins right to stay in UK

An Afghan refugee living in Lancaster has won her right to stay in the country.

Ballot box.

Vote in county elections

Voters should be on the lookout for their poll cards for May’s Lancashire County Council elections.

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Speakers at the meeting at Lancaster Town Hall.

Headteachers call for action over school funding crisis

Class sizes will increase, teachers and support staff will be slashed and children will suffer from cuts to education budgets, a public meeting in Lancaster heard this week.

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Sarah Drake.

Mum who beat cancer hosts sell-out charity ball

Tickets have sold out for a brave mum-of-three’s fundraising night for CancerCare.

Morecambe student Owen Lambert is treated after being hit by a car on Westminster Bridge. He was caught up in the terror attack at the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: by Carl Court/Getty Images

Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

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Police have received a complaint about Morecambe Town Council.

Police probe complaint about Morecambe Town Council

Police have received a complaint about alleged financial misconduct at Morecambe Town Council.

Barbara Barber.

Dispute over Morecambe town councillor’s ‘resignation’

Confusion surrounds the resignation of a Morecambe town councillor.

Stuart Michaels.

Delight at Morecambe festivals cash boost

Festival promoters are delighted to receive a cash windfall from Morecambe Town Council.


VIDEO: Jeremy Corbyn praises ‘brilliant’ Lancaster project on city visit

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn described a Lancaster social enterprise as a “brilliant local project” bringing hope to people who need it most.

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Sam Ud-din

Lancaster and Morecambe headteachers call ‘crisis’ meeting

A public meeting in Lancaster this month will address the “crisis” in the district’s school funding.

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Cat Smith speaking in Parliamant.

Lancaster MP says expenses claim story was “work of fiction”

The MP for Lancaster has described allegations of faulty expense claims as a “work of fiction” after a watchdog said they would not be investigating her.

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David Morris MP.

David Morris: “I honestly believe not one MP is guilty of anything”

The MP for Morecambe has spoken out after he was interviewed by police as part of a probe into Conservatives’ 2015 election expenses.

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