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County Council's children's services still under scrutiny

Wed, 14/03/2018 - 10:50am
Much improved – but could still do much better. That is the verdict so far on Lancashire’s children’s services.

World record scarecrow attempt for Wray Festival

Wed, 14/03/2018 - 10:27am
A world record attempt for the largest gathering of people dressed as scarecrows will take place in Wray this year.

Lancaster Uni staff reject deal as strikes continue

Wed, 14/03/2018 - 10:20am
Staff at Lancaster University have rejected a deal between union leaders and employers over a pension dispute and said strikes would continue.

Woman sexually assaulted in Lancaster car park

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 4:30pm
A woman was groped after being led to a car park by three men in Lancaster.

Korean woman racially abused on night out in Lancaster

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 4:11pm
A Korean student was racially abused during a night out in Lancaster.

Science day event at Heysham Power Station

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 2:00pm
Science will be centre stage at Heysham power stations’ Visitor Centre, as the sites and Lancaster University link up to encourage youngsters to become the nation’s future scientists and engineers.

New female Bishop first for Lancashire

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 1:05pm
The newly announced Bishop of Lancaster - the first female Bishop to be appointed in Lancashire - said she would like to create “beacons” within communities.

Lancaster Tory councillor asks for more cash for ‘growing crisis’ in children’s social care

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 12:11pm
A Lancaster county councillor has written to the government asking for more money to deal with a “growing crisis in children’s social care”.

Lancaster pubs sign up to Ask for Angela campaign

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 11:17am
Lancaster pubs have signed up to the ‘Ask for Angela’ campaign to promote safe dating.

New LED streetlight scheme approved for Lancashire

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 10:41am
A scheme to replace 38,000 streetlights with LEDs has been approved by Lancashire County Council’s cabinet.

Terminally ill Morecambe gran helped by generous neighbour

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 10:34am
A grandma with terminal cancer has been treated to a garden makeover thanks to a generous neighbour.

Golden year for Preston's Gujarat Hindu Society

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 6:16pm
Preston’s Gujarat Hindu Society celebrates a golden milestone this year.

Morecambe Missile lends record-breaking superbike to museum

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 4:00pm
A famous superbike which become the first bike to achieve a 131mph lap at the Isle of Man TT Races has taken pride of place at the Lakeland Motor Museum, thanks to motorcycling hero John McGuinness.

Prince’s Trust volunteers give Morecambe community centre a facelift

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 11:22am
The latest team of young people taking part in the Prince’s Trust Team Programme have been revamping Stanley’s Youth and Community Centre in Morecambe.

Where are the best bistros in Lancashire?

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:12am
Readers have submitted their suggestions.

New Lancaster cafe aims to help war veterans

Sun, 11/03/2018 - 11:03am
Lancaster residents can now help a veteran by enjoying a cuppa.

‘Inadequate’ care homes placed into ‘special measures’

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 2:03pm
Two care homes have been placed into special measures after their monitoring inspections found them to be ‘inadequate’.

Vital Lancaster projects hit the lottery jackpot

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 2:00pm
New figures show that more than £807,000 of National Lottery funding was invested in Lancaster in 2017 alone.

Reach for the stars at Blackpool's X Factor auditions

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:52am
Producers are heading to Blackpool to find local singing stars with The X Factor.

CancerCare clothes show success

Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:34am
A fun fashion show in aid of CancerCare North Lancashire and South Cumbria was organised by a charity trekker.