New owners invest £500k to bring Carnforth hotel back to life

Half a million pounds is being ploughed into a run-down hotel to help bring it back to its former glory.

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Loyn Bridge near Hornby closed due to vehicle damage

Lancashire County Council is alerting drivers to a diversion in place in the north of the county due to the closure of a bridge between Gressingham and Hornby.

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Jane Binnion (right) with her mother Doreen and daughter Isabella.

Caring for mum and daughter for a working woman

Millions of people struggle with work and caring for their children and an elderly relative. Lancaster mum, daughter and businesswoman Jane Binnion explains how something had to change to help her with this 21st century dilemma.

Changes to Post Office services in Galgate and Quernmore are planned.

Changes to post office services planned

The Post Office is proposing a new outreach service in Galgate to be based at Ellel village hall.

Julie Hicks with some of her cupcakes.

Business is blooming for Morecambe mum and her unique cupcakes

Julie Hicks is used to confused faces when she delivers her stunning cupcakes.

St Leonards House

180 student rooms plan for Lancaster office block

Another week, another planning application for student accommodation in Lancaster.

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David and Katy Waddington celebrating their pizzeria winning best in UK.

Pizzeria voted the best in the UK

Miaitalia pizzeria in Bolton-le-Sands have won the prestigious ‘Best Pizzeria’ award at the English ‘Italian Awards’ 2016.

Time to move?

Is it time to upsize? Your home needs to suit your lifestyle

We may put it off all we like, but eventually the time comes to admit your home is too small.

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Has your home got the Aldi effect?

Has your home got the Aldi effect?

Is your nearest supermarket an Aldi? It could be doing more than just saving you money on your groceries...
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Marcus Draper, owner of The Canal Turn, Carnforth, has removed the parking charges on the car park, after complaints that locals and customers were getting large fines from the Parking Eye service, pictured with the parking ticket machine that is not in use.

Landlord calls time on pub’s Parking Eye

A Carnforth pub landlord has abandoned parking restrictions on his car park after customers were fined hundreds of pounds.

The Heysham M6 Link.

Heysham M6 link: road closure cancelled

A planned road closure this weekend for Heysham M6 link works has been cancelled.

John French.

Lancaster digital agency given boost by global search engine Google

Digital agency Fat Media have received the Premier Partner badge from global search engine Google.

Sandy Gardner. Photo by Guy Morris.

Lancaster’s recovery from Storm Desmond inspired artist’s new work

Artist Sandy Gardner has released her latest work, which has been inspired by Lancaster residents and their ability to rise up above the challenges presented by Storm Desmond in December.

The Heysham M6 Link the Bay Gateway officially opens on Halloween, October 31.

Date revealed for Heysham M6 link opening

An official opening date has been revealed for the Heysham M6 link road.

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Tom Chalmers from Lancaster House with George Sandeman.

Port and wine boss visits Lancaster hotel

Bar staff at a four star Lancaster hotel have made a fruitful impression on a leading light from the port and wine industry.

Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

Increase in permanent doctors, nurses and midwives at Morecambe Bay’s health trust

There are still more than one hundred vacancies for doctors, nurses and midwives at Morecambe Bay’s health trust.

David Chandler (right) and Mike Stevens on their first train of the day from Colne as they attempt to visit all 62 railway stations in Lancashire in one day.

Morecambe man on track to visit all Lancashire train stations in a day

A Morecambe man’s attempt to travel to all 62 train stations in the county in under 24 hours is under way.

Rubbish dumped in Littledale

Lancaster and Morecambe taxpayers’ £1m flytipping bill

Flytipping has cost Lancaster taxpayers almost £1million over the last three years, new figures have revealed.

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Susan Parsonage

INTERVIEW: Lancaster’s new council boss Susan Parsonage

Since moving to the Fairfield area of Lancaster in July, Susan Parsonage has been amazed by what the district has to offer.

Chorley Hospital A&E protest

Mock funeral warns A&E closure ‘will end in deaths’

A dummy coffin will be carried through the streets to the entrance of Lancashire’s major trauma unit at the weekend as the fight to have Chorley’s A&E re-opened spreads to other hospitals.

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