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£800,000 bid to end Lancashire's bed blocking crisis

A consultancy firm is being recruited by Lancashire county council in an £800,000 bid to help solve the county’s bed-blocking crisis.

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Second community forum to be held into poverty in Morecambe

Second community forum to be held into poverty in Morecambe

A second Morecambe Community Open Meeting is being held on Monday January 29 at the Alhambra in Morecambe to discuss issues around poverty in the resort.

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Vikki Singleton.

Morecambe Labour candidate cleared of election wrongdoing

Allegations that a Labour candidate for Morecambe and Lunesdale submitted a false statement in the 2017 general election have resulted in no further action being taken.

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A number of bus timetables will change during the repair works for Greyhound Bridge. Picture by Mike Blackstone.

Bus changes in force for Greyhound Bridge works

Bus timetables and routes will change this week as repair works begin on Greyhound Bridge.

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One of the strippers who will be at the ladies night organised by Cheryl Howe.

Morecambe charity night for the ladies

A woman who was diagnosed with womb cancer with the help of a women’s charity is organising an event to raise funds for the organisation.

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Figures for Lancashire Polices drink drive campaign have been released.

Lancashire Police reveal drink and drug driving results

More than 126 people were caught drink driving as part of Lancashire Police’s Christmas drink drive campaign.

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WATCH: When our reporter stepped in the ring to help Isaac Lowe prepare for his British title fight

Isaac Lowe stepped in the ring with an unusual sparring partner on Monday.

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Kevin Robertson scores the opening goal in College AFC's defeat at home to Carnforth Rangers. Picture: Tony North.

North Lancs: Carnforth Rangers maintain lead at top of table after seeing off College AFC

Carnforth Rangers maintained their lead at the top of the Baines Bagguley Penhale North Lancashire Foootball League Premier Division on Saturday with a 4-1 win at College AFC.

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Cannon Hygiene in Northgate, Morecambe.

Staff fear for jobs as Morecambe firm is bought out

Staff at a 60-year-old Morecambe firm fear they may lose their jobs after the company was taken over on New Year’s Day.

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Tyson Fury. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Tyson Fury able to box again providing former champion passes medical

Tyson Fury’s boxing licence will be reinstated if the former world heavyweight champion passes his medical.

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An artist's illustration of the plans. Plans have been submitted to convert the former Hitchens building on Morecambe promenade into a restuarant, bar and gaming area.

Exciting new leisure plans for Morecambe Hitchens building

Major plans have been submitted to convert an art deco landmark on Morecambe promenade.

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Padraig Amond will be coming up against his former club.

Morecambe bid to continue fine record against Newport County

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley is hoping his side can maintain their excellent run of results against Newport County when they travel to Rodney Parade on Tuesday evening.

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Lowlands Road flooding. Photo by Ailsa Robinson.

Neighbours’ fears as Bolton-le-Sands road floods for third time

Neighbours in Bolton-le-Sands expressed concerns after their road flooded for the third time since Christmas.

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Glenn Steel clears under pressure from Nathan Cotterell. Picture: Jonathan White

Nantwich Town 3-0 Lancaster City: Dollies lose first of Dabbers double header

Lancaster City slipped to a 3-0 defeat in the first of a double header against Nantwich Town on Saturday.

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The Girl Who Fell in Love with the Moon by the theatre ensemble Zoo Co. Picture by Emily Waterhouse.

The Girl Who Fell in Love with the Moon on stage in Lancaster

The Girl Who Fell in Love with the Moon by the theatre ensemble Zoo Co will be performed in Lancaster.

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Keith Willacy pictured in 2009. Picture by Garth Hamer

Morecambe RNLI lifeboat hero dies at 81

Morecambe RNLI lifeboat crew’s most decorated volunteer has passed away at the age of 81.

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Frank Turner, Lancaster Town Hall. Photo by Chris Dale Photography.

Review: Frank Turner, Lancaster Town Hall, January 21 2018

It was always going to be a special one this.

Music
Fairport Convention. Picture by Ben Nicholson.

Rock band Fairport Convention in Morecambe for show

Folk rock band Fairport Convention has been making music for more than 50 years – and now they are bringing their passion to Morecambe.

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Beats & Pieces Big Band

Beats & Pieces Big Band to play in Morecambe

Beats & Pieces Big Band will play in Morecambe this weekend.

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Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Book review: Faithful by Alice Hoffman

When a teenager escapes with her life in a tragic accident, instead of counting her blessings she embarks on a journey of self-destruction.

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