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Swan rescued from frozen canal near Garstang

News
Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene

Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

News
The dispute is about winning independent representation for pilots

Ireland-based Ryanair pilots to strike five days before Christmas

Business
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Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

News

Lancaster Canal Corridor: £25m cost to tax-payer revealed

News

Galloway's appeal: Celebrating 150 years of Galloway's - how it all began

News

Lancaster Uni profs get on board with fossil fuel plea

Business
Carly Hudson and her son Nathan welcomed all their friends to enjoy the 'White Christmas' with them in their back garden of their house. TK Maxx have hidden snow globes on shelves in their stores nationwide, with a price of actual snow put outside their house. 10 December 2017.

Lancaster family’s snow fun

News

SLIDESHOW: Can't see the church for the Christmas trees

Lifestyle
Callum Lang scores Morecambe's second goal in the win over Coventry.

Jim Bentley’s delight as Morecambe rediscover scoring form

Shrimps
Phil Goymer.

Table Tennis: Goymer in great form for impressive Raptors

News
Damon Hall has been in great form for Vale of Lune. Picture: Tony North.

Winter weather sees Vale’s trip to Northwich called off

News

Isaac Lowe's British title fight with Ryan Walsh lands on George Groves-Chris Eubank Jnr card

Sport

Morecambe boss challenges Vadaine Oliver to kick after Coventry display

Shrimps

WIN: Tickets to Morecambe’s Boxing Day clash with Notts County

Football

Just two games played as winter weather hits Lancaster and Morecambe football fixtures

Football

UPDATE: Confusion as Tyson Fury’s anti-doping hearing fails to start as planned

Sport
There's lots of festive events happening over the weekend

Things to do (December 16 to 19)

Whats on
Dangerous Games by Danielle Steel

Book review: Dangerous Games by Danielle Steel

Arts
My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage by Ingrid Seward

Book review: My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage by Ingrid Seward

Arts
The Fulwood Institute and workshops were officially opened by Lord and Lady Derby on September 23 1895.

Galloway's appeal: Celebrating 150 years of Galloway's - how it all began

News

SLIDESHOW: Can't see the church for the Christmas trees

Lifestyle
Morecambe will host a Goth ball at the Winter Gardens. Picture by Bryan Thompson https://goo.gl/q0jzMa.

Goth New Year party in Morecambe

Music