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New manager takes over at Ingleton festive shop

An Ingleton food hall has appointed a manager for its new Christmas Cabin.

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Shay Walsh celebrates victory over Aaron Blackwell. Picture: BAMMA

Walsh confident he’ll be at peak of his powers for Philpott clash

Shay Walsh is confident he’s going to be at his peak when he bids to regain a major title in Dublin next week.

Sport
The following photograph was found in a lock-up in James Street, Morecambe, about three years ago, still on the wall covered by a poster. It shows dancers at the school there, recognise anyone?

Nostalgia: Do you recognise this dance school?

This photograph was found in a lock-up in James Street, Morecambe, about three years ago, still on the wall covered by a poster.

Nostalgia
Content marketing executives Teresa Garanhel and Katie Sadler.

Lancaster digital agency wins big at top awards

Lancaster-based digital marketing agency, SQ Digital, is going from strength to strength and experienced great success in this year’s prestigious RAR Digital Awards, achieving nominations in eight award categories and going on to win two awards.

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Jack Bracewell during his recent visit to Normandy.

D-Day hero’s emotional trip back to Normandy – 73 years on

World War Two veteran Jack Bracewell made an emotional return to the Normandy beach where he came ashore on D-Day 73 years ago.

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Sewage truck spillage in Lancaster

Sewage truck spillage in Lancaster

Sewage spilled from a truck on a Lancaster street today.

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Dermatology staff collecting their award.

Skin experts collect award for teamwork

Teamwork goes more than skin deep for a bunch of nurses who have won a top award.

Health
Interior of the hospital hut at Wampo on the Burma-Thailand Railway

Nostalgia: Lancaster officer’s diary from Japanese prisoner of war camp

New book tells story of Lancaster officer’s tune held in a notorious Japanese prisoner of war camp.

Nostalgia 2
A police checkpoint in Lancaster. Photo: Lancs Roads Police

More than 40 drivers stopped at police checkpoint

More than 40 drivers have been stopped at a police checkpoint in a crackdown on drink driving.

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Mark Woodwards Classic Car and Bike Show returns to Leighton Hall.

Classic car and motorcycle show returns to Leighton Hall

Classic cars and motorcycles will be descending on the historic backdrop of Leighton Hall.

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Flood alert warning for the North Morecambe Bay area

Coastal properties in the North Morecambe Bay area are at risk from flooding this morning and afternoon.

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The Dukes staff and volunteers join some of the Treasure Island pirates to celebrate 30 years since the first park show. Picture by Darren Andrews.

Lancaster theatre celebrating 30 year outdoor anniversary

Exactly 30 years ago this Saturday – June 24 – The Dukes opened its first ever promenade theatre season in Lancaster’s Williamson Park.

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Charlie Younger, pictured in 2013.

Memorial tribute to be held in Lancaster to ‘little fighter’ Charlie

A memorial service is to be held to remember the life of a little boy who passed away a year ago.

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Paul Rigby, left, in action during his Lancaster City days.

New boss Rigby relishing challenge of stepping up at Slyne

Paul Rigby is relishing the challenge of stepping up to be Slyne-with-Hest’s new manager.

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Westgate Tyres held a tyre safety event especially for women.

Women get to grips with tyre safety at Morecambe event

A tyre centre in Morecambe has teamed up with GT Radial to host a women only tyre safety event.

Business
PJ Harvey will be appearing at the festival.

Lancaster University festival hopes to be real page turner

This July sees the first Lancaster Words festival, a three-day exploration of all things literary though a vibrant mix of readings, interviews, lectures, discussions, workshops, art exhibition, book-making and even film-making. 

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Col Cary Owtram digging up his wartime diary in 1945

Lancashire soldier's hell on the River Kwai

During the Second World War Colonel Cary Owtram OBE was held in Chungkai Japanese Prisoner of War Camp, on the infamous river Kwai.

Nostalgia
Toby Carvery, Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham. Toby Carvery is offering a free roast dinner for military personnel this Saturday, June 24 for Armed Forces Day.

Toby Carvery salutes the Armed Forces with free meal on Armed Forces Day

Toby Carvery is showing its support to the armed forces by offering all military personnel a free carvery on Armed Forces Day on Saturday June 24.

Lifestyle
Now owner for Lancaster student blocks

Now owner for Lancaster student blocks

A Lancaster developer and owner of student accommodation has transferred the management of three of its blocks in the city.

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