Lancaster plays part in medical marijuana revolution

A new cafe, online comparison site and weekly talks in Lancaster are all focusing on CBD and its potential health benefits. But what is CBD and why are people so excited about it? Nick Lakin reports...

The scene at Booths in Lancaster

UPDATE: Thieves target two Lancaster cash machines

Detectives are investigating two cash machine burglaries in Lancaster.

Booths ramraid

Cash machine attack at Lancaster supermarket

A Lancaster supermarket came under attack in what is becoming an increasingly regular form of crime.

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.

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.

The M6 at junction 35, pictured previously

M6 at Carnforth closed overnight for resurfacing work

Work to resurface the northbound section of M6 at Carnforth has resulted in some overnight closures.

Work underway on Greyhound Bridge, in Lancaster

Delays announced for Lancaster bridge repair work

Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster will remain closed until mid-September due to it being more damaged than first thought.

The main stage at Highest Point festival.

Stage is set for thousands to attend Lancaster festival

Thousands of people will descend on Lancaster this weekend for the three-day Highest Point music festival in Williamson Park.

Rebecca Herissone-Kelly

Commuters in “open revolt” over rail delays and cancellations in Lancashire and Cumbria

A commuter from Warton who lectures at the University of Manchester says rail passengers are in “open revolt” over the “total collapse” of some services in the north of England.

Hacienda Classical in Williamson Park in 2016

Stage times revealed for Lancaster’s Highest Point festival

Stage times have been released for next weekend’s Highest Point festival in Lancaster’s Williamson Park.

Photo Neil Cross'The newly refurbished Butterfly House, Williamson Park, Lancaster

Future looking bright for Lancaster’s top visitor attraction

With plans for a new £4m wedding and conference venue, a treetop adventure trail and a brand new three-day music festival, these are exciting times for Lancaster’s Williamson Park.

Ian Hughes in front of the former Dome site in Morecambe

Morecambe man brains behind Eden Project north plan

A former Lancaster University student from Morecambe is the brains behind multi-million pound plans to bring Cornwall’s Eden Project north.

Morecambe Bay Foodbank

Foodbank use in Lancaster and Morecambe continues to rise

Foodbank use in the Lancaster and Morecambe area has significantly increased over the last year, new figures have revealed.

A map of the new proposed development in Carnforth

Plans for 238 homes in Carnforth “truly appropriate” says councillor

Plans to build hundreds of new homes in Carnforth have been submitted to Lancaster City Council.

Biomes at The Eden Project.

Eden Project boss confirms plans for “world class” experience in Morecambe Bay

The Eden Project in Cornwall has today confirmed it is working with partners to bring a “world class” experience to Morecambe Bay.

David Harland, CEO of the Eden Project, with Morecambe and Lunesdale MP David Morris

Eden Project plans for Morecambe dome site

Proposals to bring the world famous Eden Project attraction to Morecambe are in the pipeline.

Frederick Edmondson wearing one of the LYPH designs

Heysham fashion firm in line for major competition win

A Heysham based fashion brand and clothing designer has reached the finals of a major international competition.

Carpe at The Yorkshire House April 13 2018.

Carpe Noctem: Lancaster says goodnight to epic band

A ruckus in the front row half way through their set didn’t stop Lancaster’s Carpe giving it all for their farewell show at The Yorkshire House last weekend.

Lancaster Recycling Centre and landfill

Lancashire’s hard plastic goes straight to landfill, council reveals

Plastic items like toys and garden furniture are not currently being recycled in Lancashire and will end up in landfill, the county council has said.

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