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New futuristic CCTV system to watch over Lancaster and Morecambe

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 3:08pm
A new and improved state-of-the-art CCTV system is to be installed in Lancaster and Morecambe.

Lancaster community centre boss to retire

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 1:38pm
GREG LAMBERT speaks to GRAEME BOND as he prepares to retire after almost 25 years as manager of Lancaster’s popular Gregson community centre.

New Year aim for Carnforth swimming pool takeover bid

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 12:58pm
The survival of Carnforth swimming pool is moving ever closer.

Lancaster hospital diner evacuated after ‘burning smell’

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 11:47am
A restaurant at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary hospital was evacuated due to an equipment fault.

Pensioners spotted on railway track

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:06am
A post on social media has shone light on how people of all ages – and not just youths – are taking risks by crossing railway tracks.

Lancaster aims to reduce plastic bottle use by providing free drinking water

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:01am
Plans to install new drinking water fountains in Lancaster and Morecambe in a bid to reduce plastic bottle use have been launched by city councillors.

Court listings 26/09/17

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 9:47am
The following people were dealt with at Lancaster Magistrates Court:

Groom room record break bid

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 9:36am
Dogs scrubbed up in an attempt to break aWorld Record and raise money for charity.

Dalton Rooms win licensing bid

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 9:26am
A Lancaster nightclub will be allowed to open until 6am despite objections from business owners and residents.

Galloway’s bay walk cancelled

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 4:14pm
Galloway’s Society for the Blind has been forced to cancel its flagship fundraising walk across the bay this weekend, at a cost to the charity

Lancaster restaurant boss confused by licence immigration protest

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 3:11pm
An Indian restaurant boss says he can’t understand why the Home Office has tried to block his bid to take over a premises licence on immigration grounds.

Lancaster’s first Expo is huge success

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 11:00am
Lancaster’s first ever Expo has been labelled a resounding success.

Town council honours Morecambe’s community heroes

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:00am
Morecambe Town Council has recognised the work of several people by handing out awards for their community work.

Teams compete in challenging obstacle course to help children’s charity Unique Kidz

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 4:00pm
Children’s charity Unique Kidz and Co had a record number of representatives at this year’s Born Survivor and raised more than £6,000 as a result.

Lancaster park project highlights green exercise benefits

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 3:00pm
A ‘green exercise’ project which started in 2010 as a six-week pilot is to celebrate more than six years of operation with the publication of a second research paper based upon its activities.

Preston Professor Lubaina Himid’s Turner Prize show opens in Hull

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 12:51pm
The work of University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) Professor Lubaina Himid was unveiled on the art world’s biggest stage this week as The 2017 Turner Prize exhibition began in Hull.

Relatives urged to collect Lancaster hospital patients on time

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 10:31am
Health bosses in Lancaster and Morecambe are asking the friends and relatives of patients to pick them up as quickly as possible to avoid bed blocking.

VIDEO: Maasai warriors create a song and dance at Morecambe primary school

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 10:12am
Children at a Morecambe primary school were treated to a special visit by a group of Maasai warriors on Monday.

Lancaster sleeping councillor probe rules ‘no breach’

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 10:01am
Seven councillors have been cleared of breaching Lancaster City Council’s code of conduct.