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Morecambe MP gets Northern Ireland job

The Morecambe MP has been given a top job in the Northern Ireland office.

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Alistair Eagles, CEO, Seatruck Ferries

Brexit gridlock fear for Heysham M6 Link

We don’t want the new M6 Link Road turning into “operation stack”.

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Photo Neil Cross Work will be delayed  on the Broughton bypass

More hold-ups for Lancashire motorists as Broughton by-pass delayed

Lancashire motorists have been warned that completion of the long awaited Broughton by-pass will be delayed until early 2018.

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PICTURES: Morecambe and Lancaster’s Armed Forces Day ceremony

Morecambe, Lancaster and Carnforth began celebrations early in flag raising ceremonies at the town halls ahead of Armed Forces Day on Saturday June 24.

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Guide to Armed Forces Day celebrations

Flags are flying high this week in a mark of respect to our Armed Forces.

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Tim Farron, as the Liberal Democrats face their second hunt for a new leader in two years following his dramatic resignation of Mr Farron. Picture by Victoria Jones/PA Wire

South Lakes MP torn between Christianity and politics

South Lakes MP Tim Farron has resigned as leader of the Liberal Democrats saying he has found himself torn between living as a faithful Christian and serving as a political leader.

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David Morris (second right) and his supporters celebrate at Lancaster Town Hall

INTERVIEWS: Morecambe and Lancaster MPs return to Westminster

Both of our local MPs have gone back to work amid an uncertain political future at Westminster.

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City joins in nationwide tribute to murdered MP

City joins in nationwide tribute to murdered MP

An event in Lancaster this weekend will see people

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Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

MP’s action call after Morecambe Bay health cuts plans leaked

Leaked plans have revealed the potential for “drastic health cuts” in the Morecambe Bay area - including the closure of wards and services, according to South Lakes MP Tim Farron.

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Who's who in The Conservative cabinet reshuffle

Things can change very quickly in the political world.

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Theresa May, Secretary of State James Brokenshire, and Arlene Foster at the Balmoral Show last month

A deal for every vote: How the DUP will support Theresa May

The DUP and the Conservatives are working towards an arrangement which would allow the DUP to negotiate a fresh deal every time the government needs its support in the Commons.

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Lancaster and Morecambe election candidate pictures

Here are some pictures taken from the Lancaster and Morecambe tense election count held at Lancaster Town Hall.

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Results from polling stations across the country are rolling in, with an exit poll suggesting the Conservatives will be the largest single party in the new Parliament

Predictions of a hung parliament as results roll in

Results from polling stations across the country are rolling in, with an exit poll suggesting the Conservatives will be the largest single party in the new Parliament - but short of an absolute majority.

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Cat Smith and her supporters celebrate at Lancaster Town Hall

ELECTION NIGHT RESULTS: Conservatives retain Morecambe and Labour re-elected in Lancaster

Conservative David Morris has been re-elected as MP for Morecambe and Lunesdale with a majority of 1,399, down from 4,590 in 2015.

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Calls for May to go after gamble backfires

Calls for May to go after gamble backfires

Theresa May should consider her position after her snap election gamble failed, a Tory former minister has said.
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Polls have now closed

Buckle up! You could be heading back to the polls this year

Don’t get too comfortable. We could all be heading back to the ballot box before the year is out.

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Votes being counted for the general election

General Election 2017: What time the results in Lancashire could be called

Find out what time your consistency will declare its result.
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Voters have been to the polls

Are young voters set to spring a surprise election result?

Young people could be a deciding factor in today’s crunch vote, although history suggests there are no guarantees about newer voters turning out.

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Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

The prospect of a hung Parliament would throw serious doubt over Brexit negotiations, due to begin in earnest in just 10 days.

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Ruth Norbury

GENERAL ELECTION: Green Party expect to lose votes

The Green Party's Ruth Norbury says she expects to lose votes in the general election.
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