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Trains to Lake District 'will run from July'

Trains will be back running to the Lake District from next month, says Northern.

Environment

New instant roadside breathalysers will not give drink-drivers time to sober up

Moves to introduce new roadside breathalysers that will allow police to gather on-the-spot proof of drink-driving have been welcomed in Lancashire.

Transport
Booths chairman Edwin Booth

Booths free hot drink scheme to be cut

Booths free coffee benefits - a staple of many people's days - are to be cut.
Business
Lancashire sees 67 million visitors pour in each year

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.
Music
Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

More cash for county council reserves now - but £144m "funding gap" still predicted by 2021

The reserves of cash strapped Lancashire County Council are getting a nearly £21m boost - thanks to underspending by the council in 2017/18.
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Artist's impression of the proposed winter ice rink in Dalton Square

Pub couple reveal festive ice rink plans for Lancaster

Plans to create a winter wonderland in one of Lancaster’s historic squares have been revealed.

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Repair work will give Lancaster bridge 100-year lifespan

Repair work will give Lancaster bridge 100-year lifespan

It will be the year 2113 before any more major work is needed on Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster.

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Legoland bins Northern Rail attractions to get behind furious rail passengers

The Northern Rail models at the heart of Legoland’s popular attraction have been binned in a bold move to back millions of rail commuters.
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Lancashire passengers entitled to compensation following rail chaos

Passengers who have been affected by delays and cancellations from the chaos on the railways will be entitled to compensation to the value of up to a month’s rail travel.

Transport
YOUR WORKPLACE: Louise Lyon at Toddler Sense.

YOUR WORKPLACE: Toddler Sense

Toddler Sense offers family-friendly action-packed sessions taking place in Morecambe and Lancaster with fabulous activities and fun adventures to help toddlers burn off excess energy whilst developing vital physical, social, intellectual and communication skills that form the blueprint of their future learning.

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LARS Communications Ltd raised �1500 for charity by taking part in a 40 mile walk.

40-mile walk boost for charities

A communications firm based in Carnforth raised in excess of £1500 for two local charities by taking part in a 40 mile walk.

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LANCASTER  04-06-18'Musician Chris Price and Tom Robinson, right, with pub landlords and musicians are planning a three-day music festival, Lancaster Live, in venues around Lancaster City Centre.

Lancaster pubs fly flag for live music with three-day fest

Pubs, bars and venues in the city are banding together to host a three-day music event in place of Lancaster Music Festival, which is taking a break this year.

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Strathmore Hotel, Morecambe, is up for sale for �1.3 million.

Strathmore Hotel in Morecambe for sale for £1.3M

A prominent hotel in Morecambe is up for sale at a price of £1.3 million.

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Lancaster Railway Station, platforms

Emergency cuts to rail services will affect Lancaster, Morecambe, Carnforth and The Lakes

Northern Rail has announced temporary changes to its timetable which will affect services in Lancaster, Morecambe and Carnforth.

Business
Shoplifting costs  the county millions

REVEALED: Shoplifting on the increase across Lancashire

Online marketplace OnBuy.com investigated the total number of shoplifting offences recorded by 42 police forces across England and Wales last year. This is what they found.

Crime
Team grows at Lancaster IT solutions business

Team grows at Lancaster IT solutions business

Black Bear IT Solutions has recently appointed Laura Dixon as its new Client Relationship Manager.

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University of Cumbria.

University of Cumbria launches survey into post-Brexit funding

Researchers from the University of Cumbria are encouraging businesses in Cumbria and north Lancashire to take part in a survey which could help influence how much government financial support comes to the region after Brexit.

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Hest Bank Dental Surgery

YOUR WORKPLACE: Hest Bank Dental Care

Hest Bank Dental Care was opened as an independent dental practice in 2001 by dentists Kate Lamb and her husband Mike Jones, with the aim of providing the local community with the same quality treatment and customer service they’d want for a member of their family.

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Comedian Mark Grimshaw

You have to laugh: Rail problems gives Blackpool comedian a train of thought

As rail misery continues for Lancashire commuters a video clip of Blackpool comedian Mark Grimshaw having a go at rail operator Northern is going viral on social media.
Offbeat
Crab cavities welding and assembly at CERN. Photo: CERN

Lancaster University scientists help spearhead world first in physics

Engineers from Lancaster University have helped to spearhead a world first in particle physics technology.

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