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Morecambe fun run to fund African school

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 3:37pm
A fun run on Morecambe prom will help keep the dream of a Morecambe woman alive.

Baby Reggie makes it five generations

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 2:47pm
Christmas is a time for 
families to get together to 
celebrate the festive season and for one Lancaster family this one will be extra special .

Domestic violence refuges need more not less support

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 2:34pm
Labour councillors have come together to condemn the Government’s proposed changes to housing benefit funding for survivors of domestic abuse.

Married women gained most from smoke ban

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 12:25pm
Married women with children have benefited the most from the UK public smoking ban according to Lancaster University researchers.

Disabled man falls victim to callous thieves

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 12:14pm
Two men who helped a disabled man up after his wheelchair tipped over on a steep hill in Lancaster callously stole his belongings.

OAP couple’s wall torment

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 12:02pm
An elderlycouple who bought a house in the country to enjoy their twilight years say a wall being built just a foot away from the side of their property “has changed their lives”.

Business of year award for farm

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 11:53am
A number of successful Garstang businesses were applauded and recognised at the Wyre Business Awards 2017.

War on Lancaster’s plastic waste

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 11:34am
Lancaster University’s Centre for Global Eco-Innovation is working with local businesses and Lancaster City Council to create an action plan to tackle the growing problem of the city’s waste.

Sunderland Point in flood rescue exercise

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 11:22am
Contingency plans for providing support to the residents of Sunderland Point during high tide were tested during a multi-agency training exercise.

Drug dealer jumped into Lancaster canal

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 11:13am
A Lancaster man who tried to escape police by jumping in Lancaster canal has been jailed for drug dealing.

County lines are crossed for drug deals

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 10:56am
The charity Crimestoppers has launched a campaign across the North West to highlight the pain and suffering that criminals from urban areas are inflicting on vulnerable people in cities and rural communities.

Ambassadors learn how to tackle violence

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 10:42am
Forty White Ribbon ambassadors appointed as male road models to help tackle domestic abuse learnt the latest ways to combat male violence against women and girls.

‘Nobody wants to end up in a hearse’

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 10:30am
Police have launched a 
crackdown on drink and drug driving over the festive period.

Massive underground car park plan revealed as part of £250m Lancaster canal development

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 10:28am
A massive underground car park, an oval shaped arts centre, canalside public space and more than 1,000 new student bedrooms have been revealed as part of a £250m Lancaster development.

Big build ready for poorly Lancaster mum

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 10:26am
Nayeli Cookson, who has Motor Neurone Disease, has returned home after adaptations near completion.

Court listings 07/12/17

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 10:18am
The following people were dealt with at Lancaster Magistrates Court:

New reporters 'to hold local councils to account'

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 12:05am
New reporters are being recruited to cover local councils across the North West.

Two people of interest in Lancaster dogs theft probe

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 3:51pm
Police have identified two people they would like to speak to in connection with a dog burglary in Cockerham.

Closure threat to Carnforth ticket office

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 3:17pm
Proposals to close Carnforth Station ticket office has caused uproar among the community.

VIDEO: X Factor winners Rak-Su back Overton boy in cancer fight

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 3:09pm
The winners of The X Factor have added their voices to a campaign to raise money on behalf of a seriously ill Overton boy.