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Britain's 12 Brexit objectives - which are the most important?

Here are the 12 objectives for Britain's Brexit negotiations, as set out in Theresa May's speech at Lancaster House.

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Coun. Steve Holgate

Health transformation plans need to be in plain English

FURIOUS campaigners walked out of a key county council health meeting today claiming county councillors were not doing a good enough job scrutinising plans for “the biggest shake up of the health service since 1948”.

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Donald Trump

Peaceful Lancaster anti-Trump vigil planned for Dalton Square

People are invited to a vigil to mark the first day of Donald Trump’s Presidency of the United States.

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The team from Change Britain outside Cat Smith's office in Fleetwood.

Brexit supporters send Christmas cards to Lancaster MP

The Lancaster MP received Christmas cards with a Brexit twist this year.

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South Ribble MP Seema Kennedy

MP makes banned list top 10

Politicians know to their cost not to take too much notice of opinion polls.

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MP Ben Wallace

Minister’s warnings on security in Lancashire

Lancashire MP and Government minister Ben Wallace is calling on county residents to be cyber and security aware - especially if you work in defence or other security sensitive industries.

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Coun Margaret Pattison.

Morecambe councillor seeks team for dementia football match

A champion of the elderly hopes a football match involving Liverpool firemen will help defy dementia.

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Lancashire Police

How much is Lancashire’s thin blue line worth to you?

The battle goes on to protect frontline policing staff as the public faces a tough choice on how Lancashire’s force is funded.

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Joshua Brandwood.

Twitter unites Morecambe councillor and Gary Lineker against Nigel Farage after Berlin attack

A town councillor tweeted his way into a row between Nigel Farage and murdered MP Jo Cox’s widower – thanks to Gary Lineker.

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Christmas messages from all three Bishops of The Church of England in Lancashire

Christmas messages from all three Bishops of The Church of England in Lancashire

The three Bishops of The Church of England in Lancashire have each issued a Christmas message.

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Coun David Borrow

Funding plan for social care is ‘rubbish’

Plans to allow local authorities to speed up council tax rises to help bridge the yawning gap in social care services have been described as “pretty rubbish” by the man in charge of Lancashire’s finances.

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Roger Mace will be the next mayor of Lancaster.

Mace to be mayor of Lancaster

The next mayor of Lancaster has been decided.

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A new Lancaster city councillor was elected in the University and Scotforth Rural ward.

Tiny turnout in Lancaster by-election as Labour retains seat

A new Lancaster city councillor has been elected in a by-election where only seven per cent of the electorate turned out.

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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.

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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.

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Cat Smith MP is backing Small Business Saturday.

Lancaster MP Cat Smith backs Small Business Saturday

Lancaster MP Cat Smith is celebrating the contribution of small firms in Lancaster as part of this year’s Small Business Saturday on December 3rd and visiting small businesses around her constituency to mark the day.

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Schools in Lancaster and Morecambe face cash crisis, warn teaching unions

Teaching unions in Lancashire have warned that freezing education budgets will have major effects on schools in the Lancaster district.

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Syrian asylum seekers and local residents held a Syrian People's Cafe at Marsh Community Centre in the summer.

Lancashire praised for role in resettling Syrian refugees

The Government has thanked Lancashire’s local authorities for their role in supporting the resettlement of Syrian refugees across the UK.

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Pam Briggs

Overnight new digest - Family of tragic ex-nurse want answers, pensioner dies after being hit with car, and more ex-footballers speak out about 'abuse'

Catch up with all the latest national and regional news with our morning roundup
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Fire crews were called to Booths at around 8.30pm yesterday evening.

Morning news digest - Fire at Booths, bank robbery arrest and Britain braces itself for coldest night of Autumn

Catch up with all the overnight news from Lancashire and across the country here with our morning roundup.

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