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Woman rescued from Conder Green following flood

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 10:19am
A woman was rescued from a car that had become stuck in flood water last night (Tuesday).

Storm Eleanor brings Yellow weather warning to Lancashire

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 9:55am
Strong winds hit Lancaster and Morecambe last night as Storm Eleanor swept across the UK.

Lancaster University scientists discover new Alzheimer’s drug

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 9:00am
A drug developed to tackle diabetes could be used to treat Alzheimer’s after “significantly” reversing memory loss in tests on mice, scientists say.

Occupants flee burglary terror in Lancaster

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 5:35pm
Terrified occupants fled their home as three men broke into their property.

Morecambe couple’s car stolen just days after family funeral

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 4:55pm
A couple are facing a double blow after thieves stole their car just days after a family funeral.

New bus service will restore village links

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 4:39pm
A new bus service linking villages in the Lune Valley is due to launch in March.

Health trust boss receives damehood

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 4:07pm
The chief executive of Morecambe Bay’s health trust has been made a Dame in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

Scorton boy Rowan Sherriff shaves head for CancerCare

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 11:14am
A young boy has shaved his head to raise funds for a cancer charity after losing one of his friends to the illness.

Tread carefully along the district’s canal towpaths

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 10:49am
The Canal & River Trust is calling on people to enjoy the waterways safely this winter by taking extra care on towpaths.

Flu warning after Lancaster hospital patients diagnosed with influenza

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 10:20am
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) is asking visitors and the public to only attend its Emergency Departments and visit sites if they have to after several patients at Royal

Lancaster schoolboy shaves head in bid to “save lives” after losing schoolmate to cancer

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 10:06am
A brave boy had his hair shaved off and raised more than £600 in aid of a cancer charity after losing one of his schoolmates to the disease.

Engineer predicts “catastrophic floods” for Lancaster if Lune isn’t dredged

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 10:04am
A former drainage engineer who predicted the widespread flooding following Storm Desmond in 2015 has warned of future “catastrophic floods” if the river Lune isn’t dredged immediately.

Quit booze for a dry January

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 9:00am
According to UK charity Alcohol Concern, alcohol is estimated to cost the NHS £3.5 billion annually with around 2.5 million people drinking more than 14 units on their heaviest drinking days.

New Year message from the Anglican Bishop of Blackburn, Rev Julian Henderson

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 8:00am
Lancashire’s Anglican Bishop, Rev Julian Henderson, has issued his annual New Year message for 2018 to the county.

Lottery funding helps brings past to life for Lancaster arts charity

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 9:00am
A Lancaster-based arts and heritage charity is ringing in the New Year in the best way possible after securing £36,400 in Heritage Lottery Funding.

Ambulance service warns public after rise in non-emergency 999 calls

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 12:00pm
‘Emergency’ calls to the ambulance service over Christmas included people seeking advice over constipation, hiccups and swallowed toothpaste.

Lancaster pre-school celebrates ‘outstanding’ Ofsted

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 9:00am
Staff and children at a Lancaster pre-school are celebrating after Ofsted inspectors said their facility was ‘outstanding’.

Health watchdog to investigate Lancashire’s £5m hospital parking fees

Fri, 29/12/2017 - 3:00pm
Lancashire’s health scrutiny committee is to be asked to investigate parking charges at all county hospitals after it was revealed health trusts in Lancashire and south Cumbria took £5.1m in parking fees last year.

Hundreds take part in Lancaster festive 4k run

Fri, 29/12/2017 - 11:22am
A record number of runners put their best foot forward to shed the excesses of Christmas.

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

Fri, 29/12/2017 - 11:16am
BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, and currently listen on medium wave, will need to tune to alternative frequencies or find BBC Radio Lancashire online or on Freeview.