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‘Train company don’t really care about disabled’

A Lancaster teenager has petitioned Britain’s Transport Secretary to shame a train company for its inadequate disabled facilities.

Marie Powell with her guide dog Vince. Marie is doing a skydive to raise money for guide dog partnerships.

Blind skydiver braves heights

A severely sight impaired guide dog owner from Lancaster will be jumping out of a plane for charity.

Feature on the Neuro Drop-In Centre on Stone Row Head in Lancaster, where people with a variety of neurological problems can come for therapy, information or just a brew and a chat.'Exterior of the centre.  PIC BY ROB LOCK'3-4-2017

New dance class for Parkinson’s sufferers

A new dance class for those with Parkinson’s disease starts next week in Lancaster.

Armed Forces Day celebrations in Morecambe. Picture by David Hodgson.

Armed Forces Day events in Morecambe and Lancaster

Armed Forces day events in the Lancaster and Morecambe area start on Monday, June 25 when Armed Forces Day flags will be raised.

Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Morecambe Bay Hospital Trust scores high in CQC survey

Adult inpatient services in hospitals across Morecambe Bay are showing sustained and continued improvement, according to a survey published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Participants in the Myplace project which was a partnership between Lancashire Wildlife Trust and Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust. The project was one of three shortlisted in the Children and Young People Mental Health (CYPMH) Awards.

MyPlace project supports young people to boost mental health

Mental health problems such as anxiety and depression affect around 1 in 10 young people, and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives.

Views of hearing aid users sought

Views of hearing aid users sought

The views of NHS Hearing Aid users are being sought by Clinical Commissioning Groups across Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Nest Lancashire case workers at Blackpool Zoo.

Nest supports victims of crime

Blackpool Zoo along with catering companies Abbey Catering and Tasty Bites recently came together to support Nest, Lancashire’s victim support services for children and young people.

The team of Paddlers for Life who will be attending the International Celebration of Life festival in Italy in July.

Paddling for life after cancer

A team of ladies who do dragon boat paddling following breast cancer surgery and treatment will be attending a festival in Italy in July.

The Duke of Lancaster regiment on parade

Regiment will be on parade in Preston to honour armed forces

Soldiers will be on parade in Preston to celebrate Armed Forces Day.
Charity bake sale in Morecambe’s Arndale centre

Charity bake sale in Morecambe’s Arndale centre

A support worker is holding charity events this year to raise money for Young Addaction Lancashire and Lancashire MIND.

Balmoral County Secondary School pupils.

SCHOOL DAYS: Balmoral County Secondary School

Pupils at Balmoral County Secondary School, which became Heysham High and then more recently Bay Leadership Academy.

Isaac Murie with his painted pebbles.

Painted pebbles show talent

A schoolboy has been helping to promote Morecambe Amateur’s next show by painting pebbles to advertise it.

The flag pole at Morecambe Town hall

Festival cash is up for grabs

Morecambe Town Council now has funding available towards festivals and events .

Scott Thompson from Morecambe complaining about a parking fine his wife received from Parking Eye on the car park behind the Winter Gardens. Picture by Paul Heyes, Monday June 18, 2018.

£175 ticket after Morecambe car boot queue

A couple had to stump up £175 for a parking fine for going 11 minutes over the allotted ticket time in the Winter Gardens car park in Morecambe.

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Court listings 19/06/18

The following people were dealt with by magistrates at Lancaster:

Sue Thompson at the Midland Hotel, Morecambe, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.  Picture by Paul Heyes, Monday June 18, 2018.

How iconic hotel got by with a little help from its Friends

Sue Thompson was the driving force behind setting up a friends group for Morecambe’s Midland hotel in 1998.

A fell runner was dramatically rescued after he became lost on a hill in the Forest of Bowland

Lost fell runner sparks rescue near Lancaster

A fell runner was dramatically rescued after he became lost on a hill in the Forest of Bowland fells, says a mountain rescue team.
HMP Lancaster Farms

Drones used in drugs crackdown at Lancaster prison

Bids to get drugs into Lancaster Farms have been cut thanks to a higher level of security and searches, an independent report has found.

Ambulances queuing outside Royal Preston Hospital

Ambulance bosses spend millions on redundancies

North West ambulance bosses have denied union claims that £7m has been spent on redundancies.
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