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Lancaster health club’s new charity of the year

After a hard fought social media voting battle, following pitches from 10 local charities, the staff and customers at a Lancaster health club have chosen their charity of the year.

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Cassie Harrison and Harriet Phillipson who will be taking on the Three Peaks Challenge.

Ingleton team to take on three peaks

A team from an Ingleton Food Hall will don their walking boots this month to raise money for the North West Air Ambulance (NWAA).

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Roeburndale Fell, above Mallowdale Farm, Roeburndale West.

Third story instalment on Wray flood’s 50th anniversary

In the final week of the Wray floods 50th anniversary series, historian David Kenyon looks back on the bridges damaged or destroyed by the raging torrent.

Nostalgia
Boogie Storm.

Dancing Stormtroopers join Morecambe Carnival bill

Star Wars dancing troupe ‘Boogie Storm’ will be a force to be reckoned with at Morecambe Carnival.

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Chris Parker

'Homeless hero' denies stealing from stricken Manchester Arena attack victims

"Homeless hero" Chris Parker said "I have done nothing. Absolutely nothing" after he was accused in court of stealing from two people injured in the Manchester Arena bombing

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Hits from Oasis and Will Smith will be just some of the songs featured at 90s Sorted.

90s music night in Morecambe this weekend

“It is all about nostalgia, taking people back to their wonder years.”

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Kayla Procter with her pet quail Coco before she was stolen.

Reward of £300 for return of Morecambe teen’s pet quail

A teenager with severe learning disabilities has been left devastated after her pet quail was stolen.

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KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

KFC has joined the jet set! This week KFC and HMSHost International opened its very first airport restaurant – and is now serving up finger lickin’ chicken in the departures lounge of Manchester Airport’s Terminal Three – creating 50 new jobs.
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Hopefuls queue to audition for Britain's Got Talent in Marketgate, Lancaster.

Britain’s Got Talent visits Lancaster

Scouts from hit TV talent show Britain’s Got Talent were in Lancaster on Tuesday looking for the next big thing.

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Tablet computers are among banned items discovered behind bars

Computer tablets thrown into grounds of jail

Computer tablets have been thrown into prison grounds in the latest example of contraband smuggling to hit the jail estate.

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There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Rising numbers of young people are seeking help due to worries about getting their exam results.

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261 cats were reported stolen in 2016

40% rise in number of cats stolen over two years, study shows

The number of cats stolen in the UK jumped by 40% in two years, a new study has revealed.

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There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

According to teen magazine Future-Mag, more than half (54 per cent) of graduates say they’d think again about choosing university as the best way to find a job.

Education
Neil Marshall.

Lancaster City’s stand tribute to former captain Neil

Lancaster City FC are to rename one of their Giant Axe stands in memory of former captain Neil Marshall, who passed away last year.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

The UK's new £3 billion aircraft carrier is a clear signal the country will remain a fully engaged global power, Theresa May said, as the ship arrived in Portsmouth.
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Timothy Lovatt.

Jailed Morecambe man had indecent images of children

A Morecambe man has been jailed for a string of illegal image offences.

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The Sugarhouse.

Lancaster student flats plan in jeopardy over noise row

Plans for student flats in the historic Gillow building will fall through unless the council withdraws its demand for soundproofing tests – say developers.

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Coun Janice Hanson.

No U-turn on ‘Bolton-le-Slyne’ says councillor

A city councillor has hit back at claims of “sneaky subterfuge” after green belt sites in two villages were named as possible land for house building.

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, The Courteeners, Blossoms and Rick Astley will perform at the benefit gig.

Noel Gallagher and all star line-up to play benefit concert planned for Manchester Arena reopening

The Manchester Arena will reopen for the first time since the terror attack with a benefit concert to honour those killed in the bombing.
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Is your child on a 'clean eating' diet?

How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

Clean eating seems ideal for parents who want to establish their children’s healthy habits early on. It’s no surprise really: “clean eating” is the perfect buzz term for parents who are faced with supermarket shelves full of baby and toddler food which is high in sugar content and low in nutritional value.
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