Trains to Lake District 'will run from July'

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

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.
The Ribble estuary

Lancashire estuary protection zones go out to public consultation

Wildlife in three of Lancashire’s major estuaries could receive protection after the Government announced a consultation on 41 proposed Marine conservation Zones around the UK.

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.

Former Lancashire Evening Post studio manager and cartoonist Ken Wignall celebrating his 80th birthday with eldest grandchildren Ben and Sam

Cartoonist Ken Wignall leaves a legacy of laughter

Glowing tributes have been paid to cartoonist and former Lancashire Evening Post art studio manager Ken Wignall - the man who could not stop drawing.
Gum zappers removing chewing gum discarded on the streets.

Who are you gonna call? Gum Zappers!

Gum zappers are tackling some of the most gummed-up streets in Morecambe town centre.

Learn to fly during 30 days wild.

Go wild in June and help nature

A campaign to get everyone to spend every day in June doing something wild is set to be bigger and better than ever.

New trust helps save Lancaster charity forest garden

New trust helps save Lancaster charity forest garden

If you go down to the woods today, you’ll discover a secret garden that deserves to be shouted about!

Brent Lees. Photo by Fiona Kennaugh.

Dad-of-two is Lancaster memorial’s shining light in dark times

The man behind the illumination of the Ashton Memorial is putting in many hours of his own time in a bid to raise awareness of worthy causes.

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An investigation has been launched into services on Northern

Probe launched into 'inadequate' Northern train services

The Mayor of Greater Manchester has called for an official investigation into Northern Rail after being bombarded with complaints about its service from passengers since the start of the year.


VIDEO: Saving the environment in Lancashire...one bin bag at a time

Reporter Nick Lakin took a tour of the Materials Recovery Facility at Farington, near Leyland, to find out what happens to our recyclable waste.

Cycleway comes to life thanks to young helpers in Caton

Cycleway comes to life thanks to young helpers in Caton

Wildlife is thriving along the Millennium Cycleway trhough Caton thanks to the help of local youngsters.


£95,000 grants will help cut flood risk to county

Four flood hit areas of Lancashire could soon be a step nearer having their flood risk reduced.

£4.4m pothole repair programme to be launched

There are thousands of potholes in Lancashire -  last month alone some 4,700 were found by council inspectors or reported by members of the public.
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.

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.

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.

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