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.

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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Beats & Pieces Big Band

Beats & Pieces Big Band to play in Morecambe

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


New concept album from Lancaster metal band delves into the Many Faces of War

Lancaster five piece metal band Promethium launch their third album with a show at The Bobbin next month.

Rev Ron reflections Jan 15 2018 Avenham Park ice skating, St Walberghs steeple, Preston, Ribble Valley bus Preston to Longridge, cotton reel projects, Spangles advert and box cart

REV RON GREENALL: Recycling times and a sweet piece of Preston nostalgia

We all know the phrase “You’re skating on thin ice.”

Rev Ron January 2 2018 - morning window knocker

REV RON GREENALL: January mornings and the changing face of the alarm clock

It is hard to get up and to work on time these cold January mornings, and my first nostalgic picture is a sight familiar in my childhood.

Rev reflections january 8 2018 - Parkinsons pills, spacehopper, Turner's coal horses, Bilsborrow Sunday School 30 years ago, Blackpool Central Pier 1870s, Blackpool Opera House 1947, GKER model train

REV RON GREENALL: Holidays in the real Coronation Street of Blackpool

It is a long time since I had sugar soap applied to scuffed knees, but it always worked in moving the grit and impurities from the wounds.

The Promenade Concert Orchestra who are appearing at Morecambe Platform.

Promenade Concert Orchestra Morecambe date

The Promenade Concert Orchestra will present its 11th New Year Viennese Concert programme in Morecambe.

The Joe Publix band. Picture by Samantha Jane Image Making.

Morecambe Ska night in aid of hospice

Ska fans are in for a treat this month as bands from across the country are coming together for a night at the Morecambe Winter Gardens.

Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

You know the feeling...
The Palatine in Morecambe will host a Peaky Blinders bar.

Morecambe pub to transform into Peaky Blinders bar

A Morecambe pub has been inundated with requests as it prepares to host a Peaky Blinders night.

Red Rose Boys Club 1950-51. Back row from left, Bill Kirby, Conroy Cullen, Jack Holmes, Brian Newbury, Les Heward and Ron Mitchell. Front row from left, Fred Isaacs, Jim Bonnick, Ken Holden and Pete Hudson.

Lancaster football nostalgia

Historian Terry Ainsworth presents his series of monthly articles highlighting sporting photographs of the past.

1st Lancashire Fusiliers waiting in sunken road in middle of no man's land for July 1, 1916 attack at the Somme

Horrors of Lancashire officer at the Somme

Historian Hugh Sebag-Montefiore reveals the torments of an officer in the Lancashire Fusiliers in the first days of the Battle of the Somme

Corrosion returns to the Winter Gardens.

Morecambe to welcome Goth night

Morecambe’s only regular Goth and alternative night returns to town next month.

Bob Middleton and his autograph book.

How Eric Morecambe helped one young boy’s autograph collection

Sixty years ago a boy with a passion for collecting was helped by Mr Morecambe himself.

The Snow Queen.

Ballet Snow Queen to be performed in Lancaster

Ballet fans are in for a treat as the classical fairtyale, The Snow Queen is played out on stage.

Theatre and Comedy
Red Riding Hood and the Wolf.

Family puppet show at Lancaster theatre

An internationally renowned puppet theatre brings a new spin to a classic children’s tale at The Dukes this month.

Theatre and Comedy
A limited edition white chocolate Creme Egg

Hunt is on as Cadbury hatches secret white chocolate Creme Egg

Cadbury has produced a white chocolate version of its Easter Creme Egg for the first time - but consumers will not know if they have bought one until they unwrap it.
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Travel review: Queens Head Hotel, Troutbeck

The Lake District is one of my favourite places to visit in the UK, so when I was offered the chance to stay at the Queens Head Hotel in Troutbeck, near Windermere, for the night, I jumped at the opportunity.
Pret will source a "well-designed" reusable cup to launch later this yea

Pret A Manger offers 50p discount on hot drinks in reusable cups

Sandwich chain Pret A Manger has introduced a 50p discount on hot drinks for customers who use reusable cups in an effort to "help change habits".
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