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Fears for man 'swept out to sea' after walking into the water

A major sea search for a man seen entering the water at Glasson Dock will continue in the morning.
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Sabrina Webster, Lauren Thompson and Nakita Cutler of Premier with Blackpool's first electric taxi.

Drivers asked for views on electric taxis

Electric taxis have moved a step closer in the Lancaster district as part of a drive to tackle air pollution.

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The Morecambe Lifeboat.

Emergency services still searching for man in water at Glasson Dock

An operation is still ongoing to save a man who has gone into the water at Glasson Dock.

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Rescue at Glasson Dock involving lifeboat crews

Emergency services are currently at Glasson Dock looking for a man in despondent mood who is believed to be going into the river.

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Garstang manager Lee Baker.

Slyne slump goes on at Tempest

Slyne-with-Hest went down 5-1 at Tempest United on Saturday as their end of season struggles continued in the West Lancashire Premier Division.

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Prime Minister Theresa May

Theresa May accused of ignoring Muslim voters by holding election during Ramadan

Prime Minister Theresa May has been accused of ignoring Muslim voters in the General Election by scheduling it during Ramadan.

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The 2017 Sunshine Awards.

Vote for winners of Sunshine Awards 2017

Voting is now open to decide the winners of the 2017 Sunshine Awards.

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Comedian Frankie Boyle

Frankie Boyle coming back to BBC with fresh comedy probing topical news

Controversial comedian Frankie Boyle is returning to the BBC with a topical news comedy show.

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UPDATE REGIONAL: Major fire at Christie Hospital

A major fire has broken out at a laboratory research centre attached to Christie Hospital in Manchester.
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Missing man Edward Giles.

Detectives ‘seriously concerned’ about man missing from Lancaster hospital

Detectives in Lancaster have launched a major investigation after a 59-year-old man disappeared from hospital.

Crime
You'll never have to leave the house for McDonald's again

McDonald's delivery service is actually happening - and soon

'McDeliveries' of Big Macs and Chicken McNuggets could be up and running by the summer.

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An aerial view of Heysham Port.

HGV driver fined over tachograph

A heavy goods vehicle driver has admitted deliberately altering a lorry tachograph with intent to deceive the authorities.

Crime
Delayed, but are you due compensation?

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.
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Catching Tales will celebrate the fishing heritage of Morecambe Bay.

Memories of Morecambe Bay’s fishing past

The fishing heritage of Morecambe Bay will be captured in a new art series called ‘Catching Tales’.

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Neil Marshall's son Max helped Ricky Mercer lift the title. Picture: Steve Dyson

Title triumph extra special for Lancaster City skipper Mercer

Captain Ricky Mercer has been there and done that when it comes to winning promotion but says Lancaster City’s title triumph is the best of the lot.

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Violet-Grace Youens

Man admits causing death of Violet-Grace Youens

A man has admitted causing the death of a four-year-old girl in a hit-and-run.

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Dion Feather makes a touchdown reception. Picture: Steve Layfield

Two wins out of two as Storm beat Bay rivals

The district’s new American football team made it two wins out of two on Sunday.

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Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh helps find the hair colour for her new Madame Tussauds waxwork figure

Corrie star Kym immortalised in wax

Coronation Street resident Michelle Connor has been revealed as the latest star at Madame Tussauds.

TV and Film
Jim Bentley.

Morecambe boss Bentley hails “magnificent achievement”

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley says securing League Two status after a tumultuous year is a “magnificent achievement”.

Football
Jack Russell becomes 'Jane' following gender reassignment surgery

Dog undergoes unique gender reassignment surgery

It was a complex and time-consuming operation for award-winning veterinary surgeon Ross Allan at The Pets’n’Vets Roundhouse Vet hospital on the southside, who has just succesfully performed gender reassignment surgery on a Jack Russell Terrier.
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