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Poppy record set as appeal raises £30k in Morecambe and Heysham

A record £30,000 has been raised in Morecambe and 
Heysham for ex-forces 
personnel as part of the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.

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An investigation has been launched after a truck fire in Bolton-le-Sands.

Truck fire on Bolton-le-Sands house driveway

A pickup truck fire in Bolton-le-Sands is believed to have been started deliberately, according to the fire service.

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The Chough. Photo by Jack Morris.

Rare sightings attract attention in Heysham

Birdwatchers and photographers have been flocking to Heysham to catch a glimpse of two rare bird sightings.

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Morecambe RNLI lifeboat crew

Lifeboat crew called out to man in ‘low mood’ in Morecambe Bay

Morecambe’s lifeboat crew were called to reports of a man who had entered the sea near the Battery in a “low mood” in the early hours of the morning.

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Firefighters were called to a house in Lancaster.

Fire in Lancaster living room

Fire crews were called to a house on Thirlmere Road, Lancaster on Sunday (February 18) evening.

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RSPB have set up a new hotline.

Hotline launched to help catch bird killers

The RSPB has launched a confidential ‘Raptor Crime Hotline’ to help whistle-blowers within the shooting industry in Lancashire come forward with information about bird of prey persecution.

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From left Lancashire Police Crime Commissioner, Cliver Grunshaw with Sara Squires, training manager for Hope for Justice.

Lancashire Police in training sessions to tackle modern slavery

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has spoke of the importance of tackling modern slavery ahead of training sessions taking place in Lancashire.

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Underley Garden School celebrate their Outstanding rating from Ofsted.

Underley Garden School rated outstanding

A school for children with specalist needs has been given the highest rating by Ofsted.

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Flooding in Galgate in 2017. Photo by Julie Reeve.

Environment Agency warns of more frequent intense flooding

Intense bouts of flooding like those seen in the Lancaster district in 2015 and 2017 are set to become more frequent, the Environment Agency has warned.

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Branadine Gyimaah.

Appeal to find 14-year-old girl believed to be in Lancaster

Police are appealing for information to trace a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing.

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Colin and Leo, the new marmosets at Williamson Park in Lancaster

Marmosets Colin and Leo make Lancaster’s Williamson Park their new home

A pair of marmosets have become the latest additions to the growing family of small animals at Lancaster’s Williamson Park.

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Closure order served on drug den Lancaster house

A full closure order has been served at a property in Lancaster after complaints of anti-social behaviour and drug dealing.

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Plastic pollution in the sea. Picture by Blue Planet 2, BBC.

Lancaster Guardian launches plastic waste campaign

The Lancaster Guardian is today pledging to raise awareness around and join the fight against the huge problem of plastic choking our oceans and littering our city, coast and countryside. Nick Lakin reports...

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Disruption at Lancaster Station

Train disruption at Lancaster

A number of train journeys have been affected today (Thursday) after overhead wire disruption between Oxenholme and Lancaster.

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Train users are suffering disruption this morning after overhead electric cables were damaged overnight, says Network Rail.

Delays and cancellations on trains after cables damaged overnight

Train services have been disrupted this morning after overhead electric cables were damaged overnight, says Network Rail.

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Cabinet member Coun Keith Iddon watches a pothole being repaired in Chipping recently.

Axed pothole policy ‘put lives in danger’

A new repair policy to tackle Lancashire’s escalating pothole crisis has been withdrawn by the county council amid claims it could endanger lives.

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Lily Cooper, from Morecambe.

Morecambe schoolgirl shortlisted for Youth Parliament

A Morecambe schoolgirl has been shortlisted to represent the area in the Member of Youth Parliament elections.

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The cast of Made in Dagenham at Morecambe Community High School.

Morecambe pupils showcase Made in Dagenham

Pupils swapped their desks for the stage as they told the story of Made in Dagenham.

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The flooding in Lower Church Street .

Lancaster University research hope for flood-prone properties

People living in flood-prone areas could benefit from new statistical models being developed by Lancaster researchers.

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