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Bolton-le-Sands garden contest continues to thrive

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 12:03pm
Bolton-le-Sands Village Garden Competition took place over July 3-8.

Cabinet decision due on reopening libraries and Fishergate traffic cameras

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 11:48am
Lancashire County Council’s cabinet meets today to decide on the timetable for reopening the county’s closed libraries and plans to switch back on bus lane cameras on Fishergate in Preston.

Morecambe clothes shop closes down after parent company goes bankrupt

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 11:14am
Fashion retailer Store Twenty One which had a shop in Morecambe, has gone into liquidation, resulting in the loss of 900 jobs.

VIDEO: End of an era as Lancaster furniture shop makes way for flats

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 11:10am
It’s the end of an era for an historic Lancaster landmark building as its final link with the furniture trade ends.

New sponsors for Morecambe FC function room

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 11:09am
The main function room at Morecambe Football Club has a new sponsor.

Mindless vandals strike in Halton village

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 10:13am
Vandals sawed through a bench and trashed an 
allotment in Halton during 
a spate of crimes.

Motor group in key land deal

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 10:09am
Land off Mellishaw Lane previously used by flytippers to dump fridges and household rubbish has been bought by Cox Motor Group to be developed.

Books for people with health issues

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 10:04am
A new national scheme will now make books available for people living with long-term health issues to improve their health and wellbeing through self-help reading. The books cover specific conditions including diabetes, stroke and asthma, as well as common symptoms including pain and fatigue. Under the scheme, 28 self-help books will be available in all Lancashire libraries.

Practise safe sex to avoid STIs and unplanned babies

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 10:00am
Young people are being encouraged to practice safe sex this summer to help prevent unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Beware of HMRC scam doing rounds

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 9:52am
Action Fraud is warning people once again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes.

Town hall move for court cases

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 9:42am
Court cases are to be heard in council buildings following the closure of Kendal’s courthouse last month.

Probe into killing of protected birds near Lancaster

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 9:27am
An investigation is under way into claims that protected birds have been unjustifiably killed on land run by a renowned country estate.

Blaze survivor speaks after Lancaster fire

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 4:54pm
Hero neighbours came to the rescue of a grandad who was watching TV unaware of a fire just feet away.

Residents continue fight to save Hornby pool

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 4:26pm
A campaign to reopen Hornby swimming pool is gathering pace.

Exciting new plans for Lancaster Castle

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 4:11pm
Plans to create new workshops and classrooms and a new cafe at Lancaster Castle have been submitted to the city council.

We need answers on our library’s future

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 4:05pm
Silverdale residents look set to vote on whether they want the county council to re-open their library, or whether it would be better run by the community.

Old bank in Kirkby Lonsdale gets new lease of life

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 4:02pm
Kirkby Lonsdale’s Visitor Information Centre has relocated to a larger building on a prime site in the centre of the town.

Planet of the Apes star Andy Serkis’ message to Lancaster theatre

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 12:47pm
We chat to Hollywood actor and former Lancaster University student Andy Serkis about his role in the new film War For The Planet of the Apes – which has been released at the same time as the 30th anniversary of him appearing in the debut Dukes Williamson Park outdoor promenade play.

Dog walker punched in attack in Lancaster

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 11:45am
Police are trying to trace witnesses to an assault in Lancaster.

Lancaster city councillor resigns

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 11:11am
A Skerton West councillor has resigned from Lancaster City Council.