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How one man’s life led to launch of vital Lancaster charity

This month marks 10 years since a charity specifically aimed at supporting those in Lancaster’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community was set up.

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Emma and Paul Woodhouse with Nicole, Jack and Mikey. Photo by Danielle Houghton of Flutterby Dreams Photography

Lancaster mum’s thank you to nurses after baby loss

A mum who tragically lost one of her twin daughters at birth has thanked the maternity staff at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary for their support.

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Delme Thomas as King Louis in The Three Musketeers at Williamson Park, Lancaster,

REVIEW: The Three Musketeers, Williamson Park

Swashes were buckled and rapiers rattled as Alexandre Dumas’ classic tale The Three Musketeers – or in this case ‘the three miss-keteers’ – was given a fresh twist by Dukes director Sarah Punshon.

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O negative blood donors are urgently needed after a drop in donations

Urgent need for O negative blood in Lancaster after heatwave and World Cup cut donations

Blood donations in Lancaster have dropped because of the hot weather and England’s fantastic run in the World Cup.

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Morecambe’s volunteer lifeboat crew launch to report of man cut off by the tide

Morecambe’s volunteer lifeboat crew launch to report of man cut off by the tide

Morecambe’s volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew launched after a report that a man had been cut off by the incoming tide.

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Robert Welsh.

Tribute paid to driver, 94, who died in Melling collision

The family of a pensioner who died following a collision in Melling has paid tribute to “a devoted father and grandfather” who played an active role in World War 2.

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Sport helps Lancaster & Morecambe College students to tackle mental health

Sport helps Lancaster & Morecambe College students to tackle mental health

Students at Lancaster & Morecambe College have been taking part in different sporting activities in a bid to highlight mental health issues.

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Students, staff and members of the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum view poppies planted on the site of the former Bowerham Barracks.

Poppies pay tribute at Lancaster’s old army barracks

Poppies to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War have been planted in an historic part of the Lancaster campus of the University of Cumbria.

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Angela Murphy.

Tribute paid after pensioner dies in Catterall collision

A family has paid tribute after a pensioner died in a road collision last week.

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Heysham grandmother to brave skies after terrifying health scare onboard plane

Heysham grandmother to brave skies after terrifying health scare onboard plane

A grandmother who endured a terrifying health scare on a plane is planning to conquer her fear by doing a 11,000ft charity skydive.

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Central Methodist Church, Green Street, Morecambe. Photo: Google Street View

Arts centre plans for former Morecambe church

Plans for a former church in Morecambe to be converted into a community centre have been submitted to Lancaster City Council.

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Andrew Bargh.

Lancaster’s CityBlock expands into the residential housing market with launch of The Urban Project

Lancaster-based accommodation provider CityBlock is expanding into the residential housing market with the launch of The Urban Project.

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The Mill Race. Photo by Louise Mullagh.

Walks to reveal Lancaster’s hidden Mill Race

Lancaster University researchers are seeking help from the public to find out more about a hidden stream that is believed to have contributed to recent city centre floods.

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Balmoral County Secondary School pupils (now Heysham High) - sent in by Lynne Hobin.

SCHOOL DAYS: Balmoral County Secondary School

This photo of pupils at Balmoral County Secondary School pupils (which became Heysham High and is now called Bay Leadership Academy) was sent to us by Lynne Hobin.

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Moorlands Church, Lancaster.

New home sweet home for Lancaster church

A new home for a growing church will give a historic 
Lancaster building a new lease of life.

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Lancaster Brewery team.

YOUR WORKPLACE: Lancaster Brewery

Multi-award-winning Lancaster Brewery is one of the largest breweries in England.

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Marsh Community Centre in Lancaster

Fundraising aims to help get Lancaster community centre back on its feet

Fundraising events including a bungee jump and a charity football match have been organised to raise cash to help Marsh community centre get back on its feet after a vandal smashed up the facility.

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Craven licensees join forces on safeguarding

Craven licensees join forces on safeguarding

Staff from licensed premises across Craven have come together to sign a safeguarding pledge.

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Police appeal after pensioner, 94, dies following road collision in Melling

A pensioner has died following a collision between a car and two lorries in Melling, close to Lancaster.

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Oliwia and husband Robin were among the first on the scene after Charlie Atkinson fell from Heysham cliffs.

Air ambulance rescue inspires Heysham mum to take on Peaks challenge

A mum-of-two is to take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge having been inspired to help the air ambulance after witnessing their work first hand.

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