Heysham school installs new security scan system

New security measures are now in place at a Heysham primary school.

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The number of zero hours and agency contracted workers has doubled in the North West since 2011, according to the GMB union.

Number of zero hours workers doubles in north west

The number of zero hours and agency contracted workers has doubled in the north west since 2011, according to the GMB union.

Richard Jeffery.

Chance for Lancaster and Morecambe businesses to win £20k in prestigious competition

Local businesses have until next week to enter the prestigious Venturefest 2017 Innovation Showcase contest.

Gift Hall manager Rebecca Clark with Sam Sherwin, who is taking charge of the new Christmas Cabin which opens on September 1.

New manager takes over at Ingleton festive shop

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

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.

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.

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.

The new Snap Map

VIDEO: Everything you need to know about Snapchat's new location sharing Snap Map - according to Snapchat

Social media service Snapchat has introduced a new tracker in its latest update allowing people to see the exact location of their friends.
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PICTURES: Morecambe’s Polo Tower demolition leaves permanent hole in the horizon

Morecambe’s Polo Tower has gone for good and has left a hole in Morecambe’s skyline.

Alistair Eagles, CEO, Seatruck Ferries

Brexit gridlock fear for Heysham M6 Link

We don’t want the new M6 Link Road turning into “operation stack”.

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Chris and Cath Halhead at their wedding at the weekend. They featured the purple bales to highlight WellChild - the national charity for sick children. Picture by Emma Dawson.

Wedding emojis make people lol

A Dolphinholme couple who got married had some unusual guests – giant purple emojis on hay bales to support a 
children’s charity.

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Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

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Photo Neil Cross Work will be delayed  on the Broughton bypass

More hold-ups for Lancashire motorists as Broughton by-pass delayed

Lancashire motorists have been warned that completion of the long awaited Broughton by-pass will be delayed until early 2018.

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Pavements works on Queen Street in Morecambe have run over the 10 week timescale.

Shop owners’ fury at street works delay

Shop keepers on one of Morecambe’s main shopping streets are furious that their businesses are suffering due to pavement works which have overrun their 10 week schedule.

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Lancaster fish and chip shop part of frying elite

Lancaster fish and chip shop part of frying elite

Packet Bridge Fish and Chips of Bolton Le Sands has maintained its place within the fish frying elite from across the UK, by scooping the prestigious NFFF Fish and Chip Quality Award.

A teacher training event is being held at the University of Cumbria.

Aspiring teachers urged to visit Lancaster recruitment event

Aspiring teachers with the passion and potential to teach are being encouraged to attend a Train to Teach roadshow when it visits the University of Cumbria’s Lancaster campus later this week.

The Tavern at Scale Hall has been earmarked for development into housing.

Former pub housing site is ‘over intensive’

Plans to convert a former pub restaurant into new housing have been recommended for refusal.

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Hillcroft Nursing Home in Galgate.

Galgate nursing home expansion bucks national trend

Hillcroft is defying the national trend which has seen many care homes closing their doors, by expanding its range of services.

The top is about to come off the Polo Tower as demolition work continues.

Morecambe’s Polo Tower is being taken down

Morecambe’s Polo Tower is being dismantled bit by bit by contractors who started work today, Monday.

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Activity at the Franklaw Water Treatment plant on Catterall Lane, Garstang, after news of water contamination

United Utilities to face prosecution over crypto crisis

United Utilities is to be prosecuted for the drinking water crisis that left thousands of Lancashire people without safe water.

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