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£215k lottery lifeline for Lancaster community centre

Skerton Community Centre has been given a lifeline after being awarded more than £200,000 in lottery funding.

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Singer song-writer Alex Hulme be returning to the stage in Lancaster

Gifted Alex is on a mission with new music

Garstang singer Alex Hulme will be returning to the Lancaster stage next month to debut his latest works.

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Storm Doris develops into ‘Weather Bomb’ say Met Office officials

Storm Doris has rapidly deepened over the last 24 hours as it has under gone what the Met Office call Explosive Cyclogenisis making it a Weather Bomb.
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Coun Jennifer Mein

‘Radical’ new vision for Lancashire’s public sector

A major overhaul of health and council services in Lancashire is on the cards.

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Electricity NW drafts in extra engineers in advance of Storm Doris

Electricity NW drafts in extra engineers in advance of Storm Doris

Electricity North West, the Lancashire's power network operator, has drafted in extra engineers to help keep the lights on and repair any potential damage caused by Storm Doris.
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Storm Doris is here

LIVE: Storm Doris in Lancashire

Storm Doris is set to arrive in Lancashire at around 6am on 23 February and we'll be here to bring you all the latest updates.
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Left to right  - Eric Tamanis, Executive Director at Progress Housing Group, John Healey, Shadow Housing Minister, Jennifer Mein, Leader of County Council, Jacqui De-Rose, Chief Executive at Progress Housing Group and South Ribble Borough Councillor, Matthew Tomlinson.

Shadow Housing Minister’s pledge for more affordable homes in Lancashire

Lancashire will get more affordable homes to help tackle the country’s housing crisis.

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Rod Taylor

Staff hunt shows it’s “business as usual” at Shrimps

Morecambe FC is on the hunt for new staff as the battle for control of the club rages on.

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The Met Office have upgraded their warning for Lancashire to 'Amber' as storm Doris heads to the UK.

AMBER WARNING: Storm Doris set to batter Lancashire with winds of up to 80mph

The Met Office have upgraded their warning for Lancashire to 'Amber' as storm Doris heads to the UK.

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Jane Clarke and son Anan.

Lancaster woman takes on ride of her life in memory of dad

A Lancaster woman is joining the fight against heart disease by taking on the British Heart Foundation’s London to Brighton Bike Ride to help raise funds for lifesaving research.

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Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt.

Further delving in baby deaths investigation

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, has ordered the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to be investigated over its handling of the Morecambe Bay maternity scandal, which led to the deaths of 16 babies and three mothers.

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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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Jo Cox: The Duchess of Cornwall will join Jamie Oliver to launch what could be the biggest community event since the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, The Great Get Together, in the wake of the murder of MP Jo Cox.

Jo Cox’s husband calls for ‘massive party to show our unity’

The husband of murdered MP Jo Cox is calling on the UK to throw a “massive party to show our unity and to celebrate what we have in common”.

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Pictured from left are Helen Soutar (Grants, Legacies and In Memoriam Officer, St Johns Hospice), Grace Peacock (holding the cheque), Maddy Bass (Head of Nursing & Quality, St Johns Hospice), Jenny Alderson (from Morrisons), Tracy Jenkinson (from Morrisons), Keith Crompton (Senior Registered Nurse, St Johns Hospice), Annie Haygarth (Community Clinical Lead, St Johns Hospice), Wendy Goldspink (Senior Registered Nurse, St Johns Hospice) and Gill Muckalt (Senior Health Care Assistant, St Johns Hospice).

£20k Morrisons funding gives boost to Lancaster hospice

St John’s Hospice has received a boost to its service after The Morrisons Foundation approved £20,000 in vital funding, which will be used to provide essential equipment for their In-Patient Unit.

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Firefighters were called to the property in Galgate

Emergency services called to chimney fire after bird's nest sets alight

Firefighters were called after a bird's nest caught fire in a chimney, say fire services.
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Cat Smith.

Crippling debt affects children’s mental health, Lancaster MP warns

Around 2,872 people in the Lancaster and Fleetwood Constituency are living with problem debt, according to new figures.

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Kieran Heaton.

Lancaster teenager missing

A teenager has been missing from his home in Lancaster since Friday.

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Linda Dunn at the nurses station at the Huggett Suite.

Spring opening for new £1m stroke unit

A brand new £1m stroke unit is due to open at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary in the spring.

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Lancaster University

Ex-Man Utd star Gary Neville in talks with Lancaster University

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville is in talks to open a university in conjunction with Lancaster University.

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