Engineers of the future from Lancaster Royal Grammar School win scholarships

Three pupils from Lancaster Royal Grammar School have been awarded scholarships designed to encourage them towards a career in engineering.

Allan Blackburn in the new furniture section at GB Antiques Centre.

Lancaster antiques centre expands after popular furniture dealer retires

The team at GB Antiques Centre at Lancaster Leisure Park have revealed their new furniture expansion, just in time for the Christmas rush.

Mary Ann Cissie Dixon at the drying shed in 1920s.

Lancaster nostalgia: Bobbin Mill

Wray historian David Kenyon takes a look at pictures of the Bobbin Mill, Millhouses, in Wray. Here in the second part of the series David further explores the Dixon family.

The first motorists drive on the newly opened Bay Gateway, the new M6 link road, Heysham, developed by Costain.

Section of M6 to stay closed for roadworks

A busy section of the M6 will have one lane and its hard shoulder closed for most of spring 2017.

Leon Morgan from Lancaster.

Lancaster teen chosen to become Citizen leader

A Lancaster teen has been selected out of thousands to become a National Citizen Service (NCS) Leader.

Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

Public asked to use other services to ease pressure on A&E

Lancashire public are being asked to consider using other healthcare services rather than A&E to ease the pressure on Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

Match-winner Craig Carney looks to hold onto possession. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City 1-0 Hyde United

Lancaster City kept pace at the top of the table as they got past Hyde United in a scrappy game on Saturday.

Non League
David Morris MP (centre) visits the Caton Road electricity substation.

One year on from Storm Desmond – are we better prepared?

When Storm Desmond struck on the night of Saturday, December 5, the levels of water entering the River Lune caused devastating impact.

Photo Neil Cross
Mark Houghton from Lancaster who is donating his kidney to a stranger at the end of the month

Lancaster dad donates kidney to stranger

A dad is giving the gift of life by donating his kidney to a stranger.

Lyndsey Beckett from Lancaster after losing weight, with Olympian Mark Foster.

Lancaster slimmer is half the woman she once was

A Lancaster woman is a shadow of her former self after losing more than half her body weight.

Glen Townson joins Ealing Trailfinders. Picture: ETPRM

Morecambe’s Townson joins Ealing after six years with Bristol

A Morecambe second row forward has ended his six-season association with Bristol and joined Ealing Trailfinders.

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Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

Festive fun on the streets of Liverpool

Liverpool at Christmas - a fantastic festive weekend break

When you imagine a city break your brain most likely conjures up the likes of Paris, Rome, Amsterdam or even New York.

Tim Roth stars as serial killer John Reginald Christie in the new BBC drama Rillington Place

Rillington Place - Tim Roth reaches new levels of creepy, but Samantha Morton steals the show in serial killer drama

It’s that time of the year – and that type of weather – which means the days never seem to get properly light.

TV and Film
Elderly residents in Middleton were left without a minibus after it was stolen.

Stolen minibus found by police

Elderly residents of Middleton Towers were left without transport after their minibus used for trips and meals out was stolen.

Kane Kennedy.

Lancashire dad accused of baby murder ‘changed story’

A dad accused of murdering his baby son changed his story ‘in a final throw of the dice’ to escape justice, a court heard.

Road accident victim Qaser  Abbas

Dad of four dies in horror crash

Tributes have been paid to a 37-year-old father-of-four who who died in a major car crash in Padiham yesterday.

Kane Kennedy.

Morecambe dad accused of baby murder ‘changed story’

A dad accused of murdering his baby son changed his story ‘in a final throw of the dice’ to escape justice, a court heard.

A picture of athletes preparing to take part in the ancient Greek Olympic Games: not a stitch of clothing in sight (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Naked exercise isn’t just for exhibitionists – it’s a growing fitness trend

Have you ever been wobbling uncontrollably in a half-formed downward dog, or soaked with sweat in a spin class and thought to yourself, ‘this would be so much better if I was naked?’

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Cat Smith MP is backing Small Business Saturday.

Lancaster MP Cat Smith backs Small Business Saturday

Lancaster MP Cat Smith is celebrating the contribution of small firms in Lancaster as part of this year’s Small Business Saturday on December 3rd and visiting small businesses around her constituency to mark the day.

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