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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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St Peter's headteacher Nicola Gomersall with the school's five youngest children in front of the building that will have the work carried out.

£750k revamp boost for Heysham primary school

A £750,000 revamp is set to take a Heysham primary school into a brighter future.

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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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Lancaster University

Lancaster University funding boost will help keep UK safe

Lancaster University professors have welcomed £2.88m in funding towards research into security threats in the UK.

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The Unbugged team at Lancaster City Council.

YOUR WORKPLACE: Unbugged, Lancaster City Council

Unbugged is the recently launched commercial pest control arm of Lancaster City Council Pest Control Services.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Greyhound Bridge under construction. Photo taken in April 2018 by Chris Coleman/AE Yates Ltd

Good progress being made on Lancaster bridge repairs

Work on Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster is on schedule, according to engineers.

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Beth Nortley and Will Griffith at the Pavillion Cafe at Williamson Park.

£4m wedding and conference venue plans in pipeline for Lancaster park

Plans to build a new £4m 
wedding and conference 
venue at Williamson Park 
in Lancaster are being 
developed.

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TV show aims to turn up some treasure at Lancaster antiques centre

TV show aims to turn up some treasure at Lancaster antiques centre

Locals know Lancaster is a real treasure of the north west, and the country’s top TV antique hunters agree!

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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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The number of people in work has risen again

Work rate hits record high but work age benefits claims are up

The number of people in work has reached a record high, while earnings have grown slightly above inflation for the first time in almost a year, new figures showed.
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Garstang team says goodbye to ‘invaluable’ colleague

Garstang team says goodbye to ‘invaluable’ colleague

Lesley Nichols, who has been the face of the Yorkshire Building Society in Garstang for almost 20 years, is to retire this month.

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Pub giant Wetherspoon closes social media profiles

JD Wetherspoon pubs will no longer be on social media after the pub company decided to pull all its accounts.
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IN PICTURES: 17 cars from British Leyland’s 50 year history

British Leyland dominated the domestic motoring scene making some of the most famous names on the nation’s roads during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Janie Ash, MD of Better with Jam.

Lancaster marketing firm joins forces with university

Lancaster-based brand and marketing agency Better with Jam has set its eyes on business growth following a strategic partnership with Lancaster University and the successful launch of destination websites for both Lancaster and Morecambe.

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Deirdre and John at Bay Sea School

YOUR WORKPLACE: Bay Sea School

Bay Sea School is unique in the north west. It’s the only RYA (Royal Yachting Association) centre where you can learn to sail a small yacht on the sea.

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An artist's impression of the Canal Quarter, as seen from Moor Lane

Lancaster Canal Corridor: ‘It’s taken 12 years to get nowhere’

Lancaster City Council has agreed to terminate its agreement with developers British Land over the Canal Corridor North project.

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