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In pictures: All the colours of the rainbow at prom dash

An explosion of colour marked the start of the fourth annual Colour Dash which has already raised almost £100k for Lancaster’s St John’s Hospice.


VIDEO: All the colours of the rainbow at prom dash

An explosion of colour marked the start of the fourth annual Colour Dash which has already raised almost £100k for Lancaster’s St John’s Hospice.
Bollards and a barrier have been put up at a field at the end of Lordsome Road which dog walkers use.

Heysham dog walkers barking mad over bollards

Residents of a Heysham street are up in arms about a barrier which sprung up overnight on a school field blocking 
access for dog walkers and the public.

Just 48% of 13 to 15-year-olds play outside

Digital age sees change in childhood playing patterns

The number of teenagers who play outside, read books or get enough sleep has dropped dramatically on previous decades, a survey has found.

Exterior of Salt Ayre Leisure Centre.

Salt Ayre sports centre shortlisted for award

Salt Ayre Leisure Centre is in the running for a prestigious national award.

General manager of The Strawberry Gardens Vicky Hinde, with Mayor of Lancaster Roger Mace at the opening of the pub following refurbishment.

Heysham pub opens after makeover

A Heysham pub has reopened following a significant refurbishment which created six jobs for local people.

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Court listings 19/09/17

The following people were dealt with at Lancaster Magistrates’ Court:

The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Commuters using Northern Rail services have been warned to brace themselves for further strike action which has been scheduled to take place in October.
Up to 12.4 billion of means-tested benefits were left unclaimed in 2015-16

Britain’s unclaimed benefits: four million families miss out on £12.4 billion

Up to £12.4 billion of means-tested benefits – including pension credit, housing benefit and jobseekers and employment support allowance – were left unclaimed in 2015-16, according to new data released by the UK’s Department for Work and Pensions.

Lancashire Police now have three liveried cars to highlight the Trans and bi-sexual community and all strands of hate crime.

Pride cars fight hate crimes

Lancashire Police now have three ‘Police with Pride’ cars to encourage people to 
report hate crimes.

The European Parliament in Strasbourg

Brexit could leave Lancashire out of pocket

Businesses in Lancashire are being warned that they could face losing million of pounds in funding from the EU as a result of Brexit.

Lewis Edwards.

Appeal to trace missing 15-year-old boy from Garstang

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 15-year-old boy who has gone missing from home in Garstang.

Complaints can involve multiple allegations

Police receive 100 complaints a day from public, figures reveal

Police are receiving nearly 100 complaints from members of the public every day, new figures show.

Morecambe centre, play area and beach

Why we do like to be beside the seaside

Returning to seaside towns such as Morecambe can trigger feelings of nostalgia which is good for our wellbeing, according to research from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan.


Star cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Ferrari, Porsche and Bugatti were just some of the big-name brands unveiling their latest luxury sports cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Jazz singer Harri Deane will be on the judging panel for the Morecambe Has Talent final.

Morecambe talent show final ‘just the beginning’

Never mind Sunday Night at the Palladium...talent show organisers hope that in future it will be Sunday Night at the Alhambra.

Sharon Jackson wins the Health Hero Award sponsored by Holywell at the Sunshine Awards held at The Midland Hotel in Morecambe

‘I never thought I’d be the founder of a charity’

“I am just an ordinary 

Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after struggling amid mammoth debts and online competition.

Stephen Barron, 66, was reported missing from his home in Mintlaw, and was last seen on Friday, 8 September 2017

Police search for man missing for over a week

Police in Scotland are searching for a missing man who they believe may be in Blackpool or Morecambe.

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