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Countdown is on for Morecambe Visitor Sunshine Awards

The countdown is on for our ninth annual Sunshine Awards.

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Morecambe Carnival crowd. Picture by Trimpell Camera Club.

Morecambe Carnival’s environment legacy

A new environmental legacy is being implemented for this year’s Morecambe Carnival.

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Police were called after a lamppost crash in Lancaster.

Traffic diversion after lamppost crash in Lancaster

Traffic is being diverted after a car collided with a lamppost in Lancaster.

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World champ boxer Anthony Joshua sends message to terminal Overton boy

World heavyweight champion boxer Anthony Joshua took time out to send a heartfelt message to Reece Holt who has terminal brain cancer.
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The Dukes has launched a new competition.

Lancaster theatre launches playwright competition

A new playwriting prize is being launched this spring to discover new voices from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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Lancashire County Council have launched a consultation about street lighting.

Consultation begins for Lancaster and Morecambe street lights

Lancashire County Council is consulting on proposals to change the way it maintains street lights following the introduction of more-reliable LED lamps.

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A Patisserie Valerie chain will open in Lancaster.

Patisserie chain to open at former Lancaster Ann Summers store

High-end brand Patisserie Valerie is to open its first store in Lancaster within the next month.

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From left, Adrian Tonge and Marc Wilkinson.

Couple’s Lancaster wedding same day as royals

A couple’s wedding will be extra special this year as they share their big day with the royal family.

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Cameron Redpath.

Morecambe Coronation Street star supports teen’s disabled campaign

A teenager who is campaigning for the disabled has received support from a TV soap star.

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Lancaster Moorside fields will remain village green

Lancaster Moorside fields will remain village green

The future of a Lancaster village green has been secured after its registration was upheld in court.

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Final murals placed for Morecambe street project

The final stage of a street art project which sees famous faces from Morecambe’s showbiz past displayed across the town has been completed.

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Morecambe theatre to host zoo party

One of Morecambe’s oldest theatres will transform into a party destination as DJs from across the globe get ready to visit.

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Reece Holt, from Overton, pictured in his Lancaster Royal Grammar School uniform.

Overton boy with terminal cancer given India treatment hope

India could be the next step for potentially life-saving treatment for a boy with terminal brain cancer.

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Archdeacon of Lancaster Michael Everitt prays above the skies of Lancashire. Picture by Black Knights Parachute Centre.

Archdeacon of Lancaster says his prayers at 15,000 ft

The Archdeacon of Lancaster successfully swapped the pulpit for a parachute this month when he made a tandem jump from 15,000 feet for charity.

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The dog poo in one of the alleyways in Morecambe.

Morecambe dog waste investigation launched

An investigation has been launched after reports of dog poo being thrown into Morecambe alleyways.

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Man in court after Milnthorpe cash machine raid

Police have charged a man in connection with a cash machine ram raid at a Milnthorpe supermarket.

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Joanna Jennings, from Bolton-le-Sands, will take on the London Marathon for Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Bolton-le-Sands mum’s London Marathon bid for Make A Wish

A mum will take on her first London Marathon challenge to help support critically ill children.

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Bob Pickersgill standing in front of his mural in Yorkshire Street.

New street mural brightens up Morecambe’s West End

A popular shopping street in Morecambe has been brightened up thanks to a mural funded by West End Million.

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From left, Libby, seven (Anya's cousin), Anya Crabtree and her granddad, Bob Crabtree, pictured on Morecambe

Heysham girl’s walk in memory of granddad

A mum has spoken of her pride after her daughter raised hundreds for a care home who looked after her father during his final moments.

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Lloyds banking group have announced the closure of 49 branches.

Is Lancaster affected by Lloyds bank closures?

Lloyds Banking Group has announced it is to close 49 branches across the UK, affecting 1,230 jobs.

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