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VIDEO: Hero Lancaster man, 21, saves mum and kids from house fire

A brave Lancaster man risked his own life to rescue a mum and her two young children from their burning house.

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Campaigner Philippa Molloy outside The Orchard mental health unit in Lancaster.

Lancaster mum with “fear of men” locked on hospital ward with transgender patient

A Lancaster mum whose bi-polar disorder left her believing men were conspiring to kill her said she was left terrified when she was locked on a women’s psychiatric ward with an “extremely male-bodied” transgender patient.

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Police appeal after cherished war medals stolen from Halton home

Police appeal after cherished war medals stolen from Halton home

These medals were stolen during a burglary in Halton on December 2.

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Dr Tim Donovan.

University of Cumbria’s fetal research listed among most important discoveries of 2017

Research work which examined the visual perception of babies in the womb carried out at the University of Cumbria ultrasound laboratory in Lancaster and Blackpool Victoria Hospital has been listed as among the most important discoveries of 2017.

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Holocaust Memorial Day will be commemorated across the district.

Events held across district to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Events have been organised around the district to mark Holocaust Memorial Day later this month.

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David Gaskell.

Body of missing Heysham man found in Barrow

Police searching for a missing man from Heysham have found his body.

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A flu outbreak has closed an RLI ward.

Royal Lancaster Infirmary ward reopened after flu outbreak

A ward at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary which was closed following an outbreak of influenza has been reopened.

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Expanding ecommerce experts open second office

Expanding ecommerce experts open second office

The new year sees new ventures for expanding Lancaster ecommerce agency Nublue, as they announce the opening of a second office in Manchester.

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Holocaust Memorial Day will be commemorated across the district.

Lancaster district to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Events have been organised around the district to mark Holocaust Memorial Day later this month.

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Photo Neil Cross David Lambert and five-year-old son Christopher who did a sponsored swim for air ambulance six months after they saved David's life, with wife Claire and new baby Bethany

Lancaster dad thanks air ambulance charity which saved his life

When David Lambert suffered a life-threatening motorbike accident which left him in a coma, it was feared he would never see the birth of his baby daughter.

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Police are seeking the owner of this dog.

Police appeal for information after sheep death

Police are appealing to trace the owner of a dog following the death of a sheep in Warton.

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Rush hour two-car collision in Morecambe

Two cars collided in Oxcliffe Road, Morecambe, during rush hour this morning, Wednesday.

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Vantage Motor Group's Million Makers Team is pitching its business plan in a Dragons' Den-style panel of senior business leaders in an effort to secure �1,500 seed funding to raise money for The Prince's Trust. From left Martin Baxendale, William Welsh, Jemma Mccarthy, Jo Williamson Gordon's LLP, Martin Robinson Vantage MD, Olivia Jeffery Prince's Trust, Jayne Pearce and David Thacker. Photo: Professional Images/@ProfImages

Volunteers embark on million makers journey

A team of budding entrepreneurs from Vantage Motor Group took park in a Dragons’ Den- style pitch as part of the Million Makers challenge, a national competition where teams of employees collectively raise more than £1m for the Prince’s Trust.

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New appointment helps team to grow

New appointment helps team to grow

A training specialist has made a new senior appointment as it helps to find work for the region’s unemployed.

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Lancaster business ‘doctor’ vows to provide support to firms

Lancaster business ‘doctor’ vows to provide support to firms

A national support service for small and medium-sized businesses has opened a brand new operation for Lancaster and Morecambe.

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The annual Lancaster Music Festival brought in hundreds of music lovers from near and far to the city over the weekend. Dozens of locations large and small from Lancaster Castle to the Atticus bookshop were packed for the event. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday October 07, 2017.

The Lancaster Guardian Review of 2017 – part 2

In the second part of our Review of the Year, GAYLE ROUNCIVELL looks back at six months which included ambitious development plans for the city, along with yet more flooding...

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The new drug could be used to treat Alzheimer's disease

Lancaster University scientists discover new Alzheimer’s drug

A drug developed to tackle diabetes could be used to treat Alzheimer’s after “significantly” reversing memory loss in tests on mice, scientists say.

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Rowan Sherriff pictured before and after his head shave.

Lancaster schoolboy shaves head in bid to “save lives” after losing schoolmate to cancer

A brave boy had his hair shaved off and raised more than £600 in aid of a cancer charity after losing one of his schoolmates to the disease.

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Bishop Julian Henderson.

New Year message from the Anglican Bishop of Blackburn, Rev Julian Henderson

Lancashire’s Anglican Bishop, Rev Julian Henderson, has issued his annual New Year message for 2018 to the county.

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Lottery funding helps brings past to life for Lancaster arts charity

Lottery funding helps brings past to life for Lancaster arts charity

A Lancaster-based arts and heritage charity is ringing in the New Year in the best way possible after securing £36,400 in Heritage Lottery Funding.

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