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Former Lancaster Royal Grammar School Third Master Gordon Robinson dies at age of 91

A former Third Master at Lancaster Royal Grammar School has passed away at the age of 91.

Coun Abi Mills

New lease deal saves Lancaster children’s centre

A Lancaster children’s nursery which faced closure following council cutbacks is expected to remain open.

The cast and crew from After The Floods

Night of Lancaster floods brought to life

Homeless people relived the night of Storm Desmond this week with a performance they will now take to stages across the North West.

Some of the main GP surgeries in Lancaster could be merging.

Ex-consultant’s patient choice fears over Lancaster GP merger plans

Major plans for some of Lancaster’s biggest GP surgeries to merge and form a super practice have been met with concern from a former Royal Lancaster Infirmary consultant.

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Police arrested a man after a spate of thefts from vehicles.

Man arrested in Morecambe after spate of thefts from cars

Police arrested a man after a spate of thefts from vehicles.

Former councillor Matthew Mann.

Lancaster by-election polls are open

Voters will go to the polls in the University and Scotforth Rural ward today to choose a new Lancaster city councillor.

Pupils, parents, and supporters at Horton Primary School who were fighting against the closure.

‘Heavy hearts’ as village school to close

A village primary school with just 15 pupils is set to close next year.

Kane Kennedy.

Morecambe dad guilty of murdering his baby son

A man has been convicted of murdering his seven month old son.

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One of the 19 foot inflatable figures outside Black Bear Computers in Lancaster, a snowman, was vandalised and has to be repaired before it can be inflated again.

Giant snowman goes pop after yobs strike

A 19ft inflatable Christmas snowman was slashed and popped by vandals.

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Bruce Crowther outside St John's Church on the Sunday morning after the floods struck. Photo by Richard Davis.

New home for flood-hit centre

A new home has been found for a Lancaster fair trade centre, a year after flooding caused by Storm Desmond forced it to shut its doors.

Cat Smith MP with Sally Harvey, RNIB's acting chief executive, at a parliamentary meeting about delayed and missed follow up appointments in eye clinics.

Lancaster MP Cat Smith urges eye clinics not to cancel constituents’ appointments

Lancaster MP Cat Smith attended RNIB’s (Royal National Institute of Blind People) parliamentary reception to find out if time is running out for her constituents with conditions that can lead to sight loss.

George Drake.

Tournament of a lifetime for football-mad boy

A football-mad schoolboy from Hest Bank will be representing England in the Premier League Truce Tournament in Belgium this week.

Ethan Holleley and Abbie Turner (both 10) from Sandylands with Hillcroft residents Edwina Barnes, Jean Dougherty and Joan North.

School panto goes ahead thanks to nursing home

A children’s panto has finally been given the go-ahead thanks to a £500 donation from a local nursing home.

Heysham 2 power station.

Cause of gas leak at Heysham 2 power station revealed

A routine battery charge was the likely cause of a hydrogen leak at Heysham 2 power station.

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Land off Middleton Road, Middleton which could become part of the Heysham Gateway regeneration area.

Heysham land sale is Gateway to economic growth says council

Land in south Heysham and Middleton will be sold to developers to help create a ‘Heysham Gateway’.

Personal shopper Jenny Norton at Debenhams

Santa’s real life little helper

It is one of the dilemmas of the Christmas countdown just what do you get for that person in your life who has everything. A personal shopper might just have the answers. Mike Hill reports

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Lancaster Market Square

New police powers will tackle Lancaster city centre crime

Additional powers to deal with anti-social behaviour and alcohol related crime are due to come into force in Lancaster City Centre.

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Court listings 06/12/16

The following people were dealt with at Lancaster Magistrates:

Poultry keepers are advised to keep their birds inside.

Keepers of poultry warned to keep birds inside to protect from bird flu

The Chief Veterinary Officer has declared a Prevention Zone to help protect poultry from a strain of Avian Flu in Europe
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