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Calling all Morecambe zombies

“The kids cry when they don’t get a dead rat.”

Mark Fitchett with his wife Emma, sons Will and Sam, and dog Milly.

Morecambe dad’s £45K mission to fight MS

Mark Fitchett was 38 years old when he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.

Carnforth Conservation Area in Lancashire has been added to the Heritage at Risk Register this year and it contains a remarkably intact collection of railway buildings, including these 1930s concrete coal and ash plants, built by Italian prisoners of war.

Historic railway buildings on ‘at risk’ register

Carnforth’s conservation area including Steam Town has been added to Historic England’s ‘Heritage at Risk’ register.


CancerCare campaign: ‘My family said I’d saved my own life’

“It was like a sucker punch.” This was how mum-of-three Sarah Drake felt when she was told she had breast 
cancer at the tender age of 34.

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Court listings 25/10/16

The following people were dealt with at Lancaster Magistrates Court:

Police want to speak to these six men in connection with a shoplifting incident.

CCTV appeal after whisky and milk theft

Do you recognise these six men?

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Lancaster University has submitted its planning application to Lancaster City Council for a major new Health Innovation development.

Lancaster University submits plans for new healthcare centre of excellence

A major new healthcare centre of excellence next to Lancaster University could bring in up to 2,000 new jobs and boost the economy by £100million.

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A sweet shop was burgled in Carnforth.

Sweets stolen in Carnforth shop burglary

Burglars stole sweets during a break-in at a shop in Carnforth.

Children from  Garstang St Thomas, SS Mary and Michael's and Garstang County Primary came together at St Thomas Parish hall for the annual democracy day
PICTURE Lynn Harter

A day for democracy

Schoolchildren in Garstang came together to put local democracy to the test and quiz town councillor Lynn Harter on community matters.

Shane Brady.

Police appeal after 16-year-old Lancaster boy goes missing

Police are appealing for help to find a 16-year-old boy who is missing from Lancaster.

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Updated: Paraglider killed in crash in Lancashire

A paraglider has plunged to his death in the Lancashire countryside, it has been revealed.

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Preston Crown Court

‘Irritated’ dad denies murder

A dad has admitted throwing his newborn baby daughter on a sofa in irritation and frustration that she woke up crying.

Pupils supporting the Pitch In campaign for a new multi-sports pitch at Garstang Community Academy

Pitch in your vote to help grant bid

Fundraisers behind the Garstang Community Academy Pitch in project have launched their latest bid for funds and are calling on the community for support.

Stuart Currey in hospital with one of his daughters.

Morecambe dad-of-four suffers horrific injuries in garage accident

A father-of-four was folded in two when he was dragged underneath a van in an horrific garage accident.

Martin Shenton breaks the Guinness world record for car transfers between moving cars. Photo by Andy Slack.

WATCH NOW: Morecambe TV and film stuntman breaks world record

Morecambe’s Hollywood stuntman is now a world record breaker for jumping in and out of moving cars!

The junction of the new Bay Gateway road at Lancaster and Morecambe College

Drivers warned not to use ‘Bay Gateway’ before official opening

It’s all systems go for Monday’s historic opening of the Heysham to M6 link road – but some motorists are getting a little impatient.

Steampunkers at A Splendid Day Out in Morecambe. Pictures by Martin Corelss.

TV cameras boost for Morecambe steampunk festival

BBC coverage of Morecambe’s “splendid and faintly ridiculous” steampunk festival helped bring in thousands, said organisers.

Record store

Where are the best record shops?

Readers have submitted their suggestions for their favourite music shops in the area.
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The new Lune West Bridge

Motorway slip road closures ahead for Lancaster junction

The southbound slip road at Junction 34 of the M6 is to close tonight, Tuesday, as part of the final stages of Heysham M6 Link work.

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Little Fell Lane, Lancaster. Picture by Google Street View Images.

Lancaster motorcyclist suffers serious foot injury after crash

A 53-year-old man has suffered a serious foot injury following a motorcycle crash in Lancaster.

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