Column: Mapping out life

I realised the other day I have stopped using maps.

The new proposed Cityblock development in Penny Street

Plans to demolish Lancaster bar to make way for student flats

Plans to demolish a nightclub and bar in the city centre and replace it with student accommodation have been submitted to Lancaster City Council.

Sessions House

Lancaster man attacked former school pal with chair leg after bike theft allegation

A furious man attacked a former school friend after being told he stole and sold a boy's brand new bike for £20, a court has heard.

Take a trip on a bus like this at Morecambe Vintage Bus Day

Things to do (May 25 - 29)

Take your pick of these great events happening over the Bank Holiday weekend:

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Smiles all round as Hornby nursery is rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

Smiles all round as Hornby nursery is rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

Inspectors have labelled Hornby nursery as ‘outstanding’ following a recent Ofsted visit.

Four fire engines were called to the Lancaster Royal Grammar School

Around 100 pupils and staff evacuated after fire at school

Around 100 pupils and staff were evacuated from a school in Lancaster after a fire broke out in its kitchens, say fire services.
The crowd and the Ashton Memorial from backstage during Cast's performance at Highest Point

Success as thousands attend Lancaster’s Highest Point festival

Organisers of the Highest Point festival held at Williamson Park over the weekend have hailed the event a big success.

Do we need a new EU referendum?

Lancaster and Morecambe MPs rule out second EU referendum

Lancaster MP Cat Smith has ruled out a second referendum on Brexit but insists 
Parliament should have a vote on the final deal.

Vale of Lune Ladies pictured in action.

Promotion of firsts and seconds was highlight of year on pitch for Vale

Vale of Lune chairman Paul McLaren-Dorrington noted in his AGM report last week that the double promotion of the top two senior sides had been the highlight on the pitch this year.

Morecambe FC.

Club pays tributes to former Shrimps

Morecambe FC have paid tributes after the deaths of two former players were announced within the last week.

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley. Picture: B&O PRESS PHOTO.

Shrimps’ boss continues to be linked with Carlisle United vacancy

It remains business as usual at Morecambe despite manager Jim Bentley continuing to be linked with the vacant role at Carlisle United.

Morecambe batsman Luke Pearson in action. Picture: Tony North.

Dominant Morecambe rip through Preston order to claim all 12 points

Morecambe travelled to West Cliff to face a struggling Preston side on another scorching Saturday afternoon and came away with a convincing victory.

Sarah with her mum Kerry.

Brave young Heysham woman loses fight with cancer

A young woman battling terminal cancer has passed away at the age of 27.

Three wickets for Lancaster's Charlie Swarbrick. Pictures by Tony North

Lancaster see off Eccleston but are beaten at Netherfield

It was a mixed weekend for Lancaster Cricket Club – first they beat Eccleston CC by three wickets in the Palace Shield Premier Division at Lune Road, but on Sunday they lost by 90 runs away at Netherfield in the Twenty20 Cup.

Westgate captain Andy Hill in action. Picture: Tony North.

Westgate bowlers show class as Arnside order is dismantled

Westgate’s first team were involved in two games over the weekend.

Dan Helme. Picture: Tony North.

Heysham Atoms 24-30 Shevington Sharks

Heysham Atoms just came up short at home to top five side Shevington Sharks at the weekend, losing 30-24.

Cath Hill with her son Jake.

Lancaster mum and son to perform in anniversary choir a year on from Manchester bomb attack

A mother and son who escaped the Manchester bomb physically unscathed but emotionally traumatised will perform in a choir on the anniversary of the attack today.

Annette, Caitlin and Erin McNeil from Garstang.  Caittlin and Erin were at the Ariana Grande concert when the Manchester Arena Bomb attack happened. One year on mum Annette has praised local victim support and mental health services for the support they have given her family.

Garstang mum praises support services a year on from Manchester bomb

A mum has praised local victim support and mental health services for the support they have given her family as the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack is marked today, Tuesday.

Nelson and Leighton Birchall are going for glory in Grantham on Saturday

Birchall siblings look to follow in older brother’s footsteps

Two boxing siblings are hoping to follow in the footsteps of their older brother this weekend.

Five Years From Now by Paige Toon

Book review: Five Years From Now by Paige Toon

Are you looking for the perfect summer read… a story to make you laugh, cry and wish that the journey from first page to last didn’t have to end?

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