Apply for dream apprentice placement

Better Care Together is one of a number of organisations offering placements to 16-18 year olds across Cumbria enabling young people to spend time learning about leadership and career opportunities.

Healthwatch is looking into dentist provision for the elderly in Lancashire

Group’s probe into dentist offerings

Independent group Healthwatch Lancashire has launched an investigation into the access to dentists given to care home residents across the county.

Company holds alcohol training day for licensees

Company holds alcohol training day for licensees

Licensees across the district have undergone training in laws surrounding the correct selling of alcohol.

Bob Bauld at the Red Door Cafe and Gallery. The red mark on the post shows how high the water got during the December floods

Flooded cafe was ‘like the Mary Celeste’

The flood changed everything.

Flooding in Lancaster in December.

Lancaster MP Cat Smith calls for government funding for local flood defences

Lancaster MP Cat Smith has launched a campaign urging members of the public to support her letter to the Chancellor to secure funds for flood defences in Lancaster.

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Thumbs up for £5.7m West End One

Thumbs up for £5.7m West End One

A flagship housing project in Morecambe’s historic West End has been completed with a thumbs up from locals - but residents hope developers finish the job and go through with plans for a second development next year.

Farm Yard Ales

Raising a glass to a microbrewery boom

Craft beer makers are full of cheer as new figures reveal the industry is booming.

Do you teach your children about money?

Do you teach your children about money?

Research has shown that how we manage money around our children is influential on how our children will handle their finances later in life.

Cat Smith.

Lancaster MP Cat Smith wants fairness in women’s pensions

Lancaster MP Cat Smith has presented a petition to the Speaker of the House of Commons calling for fair transitional arrangements for pensions to be put in place for women born in the 1950s.

The team at White Cross Rubber Products.

Lancaster rubber manufacturer’s success stretches across the globe

The UK’s specialist rubber sheeting and rubber coated textile manufacturer is celebrating a trio of project wins that have taken its products across the country and overseas.

Michelle Thompson and Debbie Clayton of Unique Homecare, based in Bolton-le-Sands.

Unique new dementia care service launches in Bolton-le-Sands

A new business which aims to carry out pioneering work in dementia and end of life care has launched in Bolton-le-Sands.

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Enjoying a Shisha to the roof-top area, from left, Rachel Chaplin, Michael Brennan, Hamid Essa, Mie Palmer and Tom Graham.

Lancaster welcomes new shisha bar

Reporter GEMMA SHERLOCK talks to the owner of the new shisha bar and investigates the controversial trend.

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The Heysham M6 Link.

M6 Link: road closures over the weekend

The M6 southbound junction 35 and the entry slip road at junction 35 will be closed this weekend.

The view from Skerton Bridge

Lancaster student village work ‘to begin in the summer of 2017’

A major new student development in Lancaster would be completed within two years, if plans are given the go-ahead.

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The new Home Bargains store on Westgate is taking shape. Picture: Michelle Blade

New Home Bargains store in Morecambe taking shape

Morecambe’s newest Home Bargains store is taking shape on the site of the former Focus DIY shop on Westgate, as a picture of the site taken by Visitor reporter Michelle Blade shows.

The new Park & Ride in Caton Road, Lancaster.

New Lancaster Park & Ride details revealed

A group representing bus passengers in the Lancaster district have questioned the viability of the city’s new Park & Ride facility.

Could you apply to become a police officer?

Could you apply to be a police officer?

Lancashire Constabulary is looking for 160 new police officers to tackle crime, support the vulnerable and keep communities safe.

The 'gig economy'

The new wave of flexible working: good news for working parents

There is a new way of working which is gaining popularity in the UK, and it is great news for parents who want a credible and flexible career option.
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Marmite - would you miss it?

Brexit blows up a storm in a Pot Noodle

Brexit is the Marmite of politics - you either love it or you loathe it.

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Graham Cass (left) and Andrew Barker have taken over the ownership of the Bowerham Hotel and refurbished it inside and out.

Lancaster pub gets £1m makeover thanks to city businessmen

A Lancaster pub has been saved from the bulldozers thanks to two well-known local businessmen.

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