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Prom to close for resurfacing work

Final touches to the first phase of a multi-million pound project to replace Morecambe’s wave reflection wall are due to start on Tuesday April 18.

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Theresa May is preparing to trigger Article 50 and kick start Britain's exit from the EU

ARTICLE 50: Key questions about first step towards Brexit

The formal process to leave the European Union starts when Theresa May triggers Article 50.

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Theresa May is preparing to trigger Article 50 and kick start Britain's exit from the EU

ARTICLE 50: Once the UK leaves the EU, is there any way back in?

As Theresa May gets ready to trigger Article 50 and formally notify the European Union of Britain's intention to leave, some will be wondering whether there is even a small chance that, one day, the UK will rejoin.

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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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Morecambe student Owen Lambert is treated after being hit by a car on Westminster Bridge. He was caught up in the terror attack at the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: by Carl Court/Getty Images

Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

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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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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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The newly restored fish spawning pond on the river Lune

Restored fish pond aims to restock river Lune

A safe haven for fish on the river Lune near Lancaster has been restored by the Environment Agency, Costain and the Lune Rivers Trust.

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River levels monitored as floods alerts lifted

River levels monitored as floods alerts lifted

Flooding alerts were ​lifted today ​after Lancashire emerged largely unscathed from last night’s high winds and heavy rain.

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Rare bird spotted for the first time in Lancashire

Lancashire's 'twitchers' were in a flap after a rare, non-native species of bird was spotted in Lancashire for the first time.
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The land at Over Kellet

‘Major loss’ for north Lancashire village after housing approval

Residents in Over Kellet say they have suffered a “major loss” after plans were approved to build 15 new homes on farmland in the village.

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The housing site in Carnforth

Controversial Carnforth housing plans given green light

Controversial plans to build up to 158 homes on farmland in Carnforth have been given the go-ahead.

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VIDEO: Lord-Lieutenant officially opens Bay Gateway road

The Bay Gateway link road has officially opened.

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Charges for garden waste collection come into force this year

Lancaster’s new garden waste bin charges ‘a joke’

Residents have been warned not to use their grey bin for green waste to avoid a controversial collection fee – or face “appropriate action”.

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First Subsea

Multi million pound green energy deal for Lancaster firm

A Lancaster-based engineering firm has signed a multi-million pound contract with a leading renewable energy company.

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The rare white mole Gordon Tarney caught at Capernwray.

Rare white mole found near Carnforth

Mole catcher Gordon Tarney has caught a white mole – an extremely rare find.

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Volunteers investigating and recording the remains of a structure adjoining Rectory Woods, Heysham.

Archaeological hunt in Heysham

A team of coastal archaeologists are set to undertake a walkover survey around the Heysham coast and are looking for volunteers to get involved.

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The sewerage pumping station on Schola Green Lane, Morecambe.

£70m plan to improve beaches in Morecambe

A £70m project to upgrade wastewater treatment works in Morecambe to improve the area’s coastal waters and beaches is due to start in the spring.

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The Snow Moon

Double bill of lunar treats

Sky-watchers in Lancashire were treated to a double bill of lunar treats last night.

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Student flats approved at Lancaster ‘eyesore’ site

Student flats approved at Lancaster ‘eyesore’ site

Plans to build 168 new student flats on derelict land in south Lancaster have been given the go ahead.

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