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Shared Lives scheme has made a difference in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council’s Shared Lives Service has once again been recognised for making a difference to people’s lives.

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Don't let stress take control of your life

Did you know that this month is Stress Awareness Month?

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Anchor's Eric Morecambe House on Harrow Grove. Picture by Google Street View Images.

Morecambe care home open day

A Morecambe care home will be opening its doors to the community as part of a celebration of the care sector.

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NHS ‘not ready’ for increase in cancer patients, charity survey finds

NHS ‘not ready’ for increase in cancer patients, charity survey finds

Fewer than one in 10 people in the north west think the government is making the necessary preparations for the increasing number of people who will be diagnosed with cancer in the future.

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You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

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Sarah with her mum Kerry.

Heysham mum’s tribute to daughter with just months to live

The heartbroken mum of a young woman battling terminal cancer has paid tribute to her “amazing, brave” daughter.

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Ryelands Primary School, Lancaster. Picture: Google Street View

Parents warned of ‘low level’ risk of asbestos exposure after discovery at Lancaster school

Parents have been warned that their children may have had a ‘low level exposure’ to asbestos after it was discovered at a Lancaster school.

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Lancaster store worker holds bra fitting event after beating breast cancer

Lancaster store worker holds bra fitting event after beating breast cancer

A member of staff from a Lancaster store who has battled breast cancer has helped organise a bra fitting event in-store to help empower other women also diagnosed with cancer to make them feel more body-confident.

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Ryelands Primary School, Lancaster. Picture: Google Street View

Lancaster primary school remains closed after asbestos found

Ryelands Primary School and Nursery has remained closed after asbestos was found during maintenance work.

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Ryelands Primary School, Lancaster. Picture: Google Street View

Lancaster primary school closed off after asbestos found

Ryelands Primary School has been sealed off after asbestos was found during refurbishment work.

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Thanks for saving my life says Tony

Former county councillor Tony Jones had  six very important words to say when he made a  return visit to County Hall this week - thank you for saving my life.
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Fundraiser aims to raise £10k for Lancaster cancer unit

Fundraiser aims to raise £10k for Lancaster cancer unit

A fundraiser is aiming to raise £10,000 for the Bay Hospitals Charity by running the Blackpool Marathon, while at the same time raising awareness of a rare cancer which claimed the life of a friend.

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Pilot scheme helps improve end of life care in Morecambe

Pilot scheme helps improve end of life care in Morecambe

A partnership project has had a positive impact on the quality of the final days of life for a number of people residing in long term care settings in Morecambe Bay.

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Why your dog is your best mate

Dogs have been celebrated as man’s best friend for centuries – and that’s no accident. Your dog is probably the best friend you will ever have, when you’re looking your worst or feeling under the weather they will be there to cheer you up.

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Parents’ tribute to ‘gorgeous, happy’ Lancaster boy who died from Meningitis

The parents of a three-year-old boy who died from Meningococcal Septicaemia are warning people to be aware of the signs of the disease.

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The event will give advice on managing tinnitus.

Advice for tinnitus sufferers available at Morecambe event

An event to help people who suffer from tinnitus is being held at Morecambe Library on April 19.

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Photo Neil Cross Trainer Lee Jones getting reporter Gemma Sherlock into shape at 3 - 1 -5 gym

Lancaster Guardian gym column: reporter shares experiences

Over the coming months Lancaster Guardian reporter, Gemma Sherlock, will be sharing her fitness experiences as she takes on new challenges at 3-1-5 Health Club as well as meeting experts in the field and passionate members who will also be telling their stories.

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Funding has been allocated for the Lancashire Lifesavers campaign.

Funding boost for Lancashire Lifesavers campaign

Lancashire County Council is investing £30,000 in lifesaving equipment, which will be installed across the county.

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Jack Haycocks, Finlay Morris and Chris Taylor

Lancaster University rugby players show support for blood donation service

Eight players from Lancaster University Rugby Union took time out of their training and studies to save lives by donating blood at Lancaster Donor Centre.

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David Morris.

Morecambe MP David Morris refutes rickets claim

MP David Morris says claims that rickets is becoming a problem among Morecambe residents due to poverty are ‘categorically not true’.

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