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Lancaster museums play key economic and cultural role

Three Lancaster museums are to be taken back in-house by the city council.

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Lancaster Music Festival

Lancaster Music Festival: All you need to know

The ninth annual Lancaster Music Festival is now well underway in the city, with thousands of people expected to turn out for the long weekend.

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Noel Edmonds at Crinkley Bottom

Noel Edmonds wades in over Lancaster mill deal

TV presenter Noel Edmonds has backed a Lancaster businessman in his fight with Lancaster City Council over a land deal.

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Sold To The Sky

Popular Lancaster covers band to play originals for first time

Sold To The Sky will be taking part in their ninth Lancaster Music Festival this weekend, and will be showcasing their own original material for the first time.

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Flooding in storm-hit Lancaster. Photo by Saffron Shirreffss.

Spotlight on the night the lights went out in Lancaster

A looter, Ant from Ant and Dec, and the man who cut the power to more than 60,000 homes and businesses in Lancaster all feature in a new play about the city’s infamous floods and resulting three day power outage.

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Gressingham Bridge is underwater. Photo by David Ireland.

Road bridge blocked in Lune Valley after heavy rain

Heavy rain has caused the River Lune to burst its banks, blocking the road between Gressingham and Hornby.

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Lancaster Music Festival will be taking a break in 2018. Photo by Nick Dagger Photography.

Lancaster Music Festival to take “fallow year” in 2018

As Lancaster Music Festival gears up for music and merriment this weekend, organisers have announced they will be taking a break next year.

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Dario Castillo and Bruno Buccelli

New evening chef has all the right ingredients

A new Lancaster Italian restaurant has employed an experienced chef to launch its new “Osteria” evening dining menu.

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The Guns of Navarone

24-hour Lancaster music party to feature ‘longest drone’ record attempt

Although Lancaster Music Festival runs pretty much continuously over the weekend with very little pause for breath, one venue is taking it to the extreme - with a 24 hour non-stop music party running from 4pm on Friday, to 4pm on Saturday.

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Stephen Loxam with sister Christine outside the mill in St George's Quay.

Lancaster mill deal ‘worse than Blobbygate’

A businessman alleges Lancaster City Council owes him £5m in compensation as part of a land deal that turned sour in St George’s Quay.

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