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Urgent appeal for blood donations in Lancaster after bad weather hits collections

2 hours 2 min ago
People with two valuable blood groups are being urged to donate at Lancaster Donor Centre now.

Hero builder pulls Lancaster woman from burning car

2 hours 45 min ago
A hero builder has told how he bravely pulled a woman from her burning car seconds before it was completely engulfed in flames.

Exotic animals stolen from Lancaster pet shop

7 hours ago
A number of exotic animals were stolen from a Lancaster pet shop in an overnight raid.

One last dance for Lancaster open mic night

7 hours 58 min ago
One of the city’s most popular open mic nights will be ressurected for one night only.

Cars damaged in Asda petrol station blaze

7 hours 59 min ago
Fire crews are still at the scene of a fire at Asda petrol station which has damaged several cars.

Lancaster trio found guilty of blocking road during fracking protest

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 5:17pm
A former city Mayor, a retired health manager and a university lecturer from Lancaster have been found guilty of wilfully obstructing a highway during an anti-fracking protest.

Threatened Morecambe care home could be saved

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 3:15pm
An under-threat Morecambe care home could be saved after its operator struck a last-ditch finance deal.

REVIEW: Aladdin Preston Charter Theatre

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 12:46pm
With a puff of smoke, a boo, a cheer, sparkle and glitz, a technical glitch and some musical magic, mix it altogether in a rusty old lamp and oh yes, it could only be opening night of Preston’s 2017 pantomime Aladdin.

Diabetes centre receives new £4k equipment boost

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 11:54am
Diabetes services at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI) have received a significant

Outrage over festive use of reindeer in Lancaster

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 11:51am
A former Mayor of Lancaster has slammed organisers for using reindeer at a festive event.

Benefit fraudster was scrap metal dealer

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 11:32am
A man who was working as a scrap metal dealer but still claiming benefits has escaped being sent to jail.

Goliath badge slays all the competition

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 11:19am
A medieval hat badge 
discovered in Quernmore has been acquired by Lancaster City Museum .

Man assaulted woman who was pregnant

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 11:12am
A man who assaulted a woman while she was pregnant has been given 30 days in jail to run alongside his current prison term.

Drugs den dealer jailed for selling heroin and crack

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 10:53am
A man who sold heroin and crack cocaine from a flat which was being used for drug dealing has been jailed.

Community meeting to be held in Morecambe to discuss child poverty issues

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 10:16am
A community meeting is being held to discuss child poverty in Morecambe following an investigation this week.

Two schools in Lancaster district on Ofsted list of shame

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 3:45pm
Standards in Lancashire’s schools – including two in the Lancaster district – are falling, according to the schools watchdog Ofsted.

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 2:28pm
Lancashire’s only Green county councillor has devised a five point plan to help reduce future flooding risks across the county.

Lancaster landlord crafts new beer venture in city

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 2:08pm
Specialist beer bars in America and Manchester have inspired a Lancaster landlord to take on a new venture.

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 1:26pm
The Tory leader of Lancashire County Council wants auditors to investigate how £500,000 of grants were distributed in the dying days of the previous Labour administration at County Hall.

Children in Morecambe ‘suffering from rickets due to poverty’

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 12:15pm
The extent of child poverty across the district has led to many youngsters now suffering from rickets, an investigation has found.