Coach company quits town

A long established cross-country coach to London will no longer call at Morecambe after operators quit the town.

Anti-fracking protesters from Bristol swung into action at the quarry entrance

Anti-fracking demo causes traffic chaos

Anti-fracking protestors blocked the entrance to a Carnforth quarry by suspending themselves from swings .

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Green councillors Caroline Jackson and Abi Mills with Galgate resident Stephen Constantine and Burrow resident Mark Salisbury.

Residents’ anger grows over ‘garden village’ plans near lancaster University

Residents living close to a site being earmarked for a “garden village” have drawn up a petition objecting to the scheme.

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State-of-the-art 3D eye screening brings new vision to Carnforth opticians

A revolutionary new 3D screening machine means that its now easier than ever for serious eye conditions to be identified.

Banks Lyon jewellers in Church Street, Lancaster.

City jewellers head north to open shop

Banks Lyon jewellers are beginning a new venture in Kendal, 32 years after Rodney Banks Lyon unveiled his Lancaster independent shop.

Fire crews rushed to the three-car crash on the M6.

Long delays around the north of Preston after three-car crash on M6

Heavy delays are still affecting the many areas of Preston after a crash between three cars on the M6 northbound.

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Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.
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City T-shirt printing firm 
revolutionises its look

City T-shirt printing firm revolutionises its look

Online t-shirt and printing specialist Tribal T-Shirts has unveiled its new and improved website and logo.

Annette Suddes, Eco-Innovation Project Manager, University of Cumbria.

Uni’s £2.3m eco funding to boost business efficiency

The University of Cumbria has successfully bid for £2.3million to help small and medium sized businesses in the region benefit from expertise which could help make them more efficient.


Lancaster urged to ‘show heart’ to help homeless

Plans for agencies across Lancaster to work more closely together in a bid to tackle homelessness were backed at a public meeting held this week.

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Prince Charles visits Dewlay Cheesemakers in Garstang

Crowning glory for Garstang cheese makers

Getting a prince to say cheese is easy - just tour him round a third generation traditional Lancashire cheesemakers.

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Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the weekend

Snow warning issued for Lancashire

A weather warning for snow has been issued for Lancashire.

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The proposed site for 70 new homes off Kirkby Lonsdale Road in Halton.

More new homes planned for Lune Valley village

Plans to build 70 new homes on farmland in Halton have been submitted to Lancaster City Council.

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Barry and Fiona Robinson at The New Inn, Yealand

Village pub re-opens after major refurbishment

A village pub has reopened after a restoration and refurbishment project by its new owners.

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Mike Dent and the team at Ubertechs, Callum Taylor and Ian Maude, have been named one of only five Apple premium service providers in the UK

City IT firm wins place on coveted Apple provider list

A Lancaster IT firm has been listed as one of Apple’s top service support firms in 
the UK.

Helen Cleece leads volunteers around the city centre handing out food to the homeless.

Business group to hold forum on Lancaster homeless

A Lancaster business group has said an increase in homeless people in the city centre is presenting a poor image for visitors.

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No matter which sector you chose, your job may not be secure, say union bosses

Nearly half of jobs in the North West ‘insecure’

Nearly half of jobs created in the North West since 2011 have been in insecure work, according to new analysis published by the TUC today.

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Allan Blackburn and Marie Gardner at the building site for the new gymnastics studio at Lancaster Leisure Park.

New Lancaster gymnastics hub gets thumbs up

The next Max Whitlock, Louis Smith, Beth Tweddle or Claudia Fragapane might be produced at Lancaster Leisure Park.

Widespread power cuts in Lancashire investigated

Widespread power cuts in Lancashire investigated

Engineers from Electricity North West were this afternoon investigating power faults affecting more than 1,000 properties in Lancashire.

Northern Rail services will be affected by a union strike on Monday.

Rail strikes cause commuter chaos

Rail strikes have caused disruption for commuters across the district this morning.

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