One MP for Morecambe and Lancaster – your say

Should Morecambe, Heysham and Lancaster have one MP between them?

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UKIP's deputy leader Paul Nuttall

Region’s MEP to stand for troubled UKIP’s leadership

Lancashire MEP Paul Nuttall today has announced he is standing for the leadership of UKIP – and believes he can unite the troubled party.

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Cat Smith MP with a #SupportAdoption placard.

Lancaster MP Cat Smith backs National Adoption Week campaign

Lancaster MP Cat Smith has given her support to National Adoption Week and its campaign for people across Lancaster and Fleetwood to #SupportAdoption.

Brendan Hughes.

Morecambe MP’s ‘boasting’ jibe denied by security boss

The Morecambe MP has told the Commons how unemployment is falling in the town and claimed the proof is the ‘boasts’ of a local Labour councillor.

Lancaster would be "split down the middle"

Great divide: Tory bid would ‘split Lancaster in half’

Plans to move a chunk of Lancaster into the Morecambe and Lunesdale constituency have been revealed in a leaked Tory document.

Lancashire tops the chart for fining parents over unathorised school absences.

Lancashire tops chart for issuing fines to parents if kids miss school

Lancashire County Council is among the local authorities topping the chart for the number of fines it has issued to parents whose children fail to attend school.

Lancaster MP Cat Smith joins campaign to save lives

Lancaster MP Cat Smith joins campaign to save lives

Every single year in the UK, 30,000 people suffer a sudden cardiac arrest and sadly, just less than one in 10 survive.

Cat Smith.

Lancaster MP Cat Smith wants fairness in women’s pensions

Lancaster MP Cat Smith has presented a petition to the Speaker of the House of Commons calling for fair transitional arrangements for pensions to be put in place for women born in the 1950s.

New Lancaster City councillor Ian Clift.

Labour wins Westgate by-election

Labour has retained one of the Westgate seats on Lancaster City Council after victory in a by-election.

Sergeant Major Georgia Gunn from lancashire Army Cadet Force after taking part in a sky dive at the Black Knights Parachute Centre in Cockerham

County Cadet force offers military disciplines with adventure and fun

It’s a voluntary youth organisation promoting fun, friendship, adventure and action.

Marmite - would you miss it?

Brexit blows up a storm in a Pot Noodle

Brexit is the Marmite of politics - you either love it or you loathe it.

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Matthew Mann.

Double by-election row as second Lancaster councillor quits

The leader of Lancaster City Council has hit back after a colleague’s resignation sparked jibes from political rivals.

National Green Party leader Jonathan Bartley.

National Green Party leader Jonathan Bartley visits Lancaster and Morecambe

The new co-leader of the Green Party, Jonathan Bartley, is visiting Lancaster this afternoon to show his support for the local Greens and local people in their battle against the Government’s decision to go ahead with fracking in Lancashire.

Polls open in the Westgate by-election on Thursday.

Morecambe by-election polls to open on Thursday

Six candidates will battle it out for a seat on Lancaster City Council when Westgate voters go to the polls this Thursday.

Jane Porter protesting outside County Hall

Culture Secretary steps in to question library closures

The Government has stepped into the row over Lancashire’s controversial plan to shut 21 libraries to save money.

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Traffic ignoring 'no right turn' signs

New crackdown to ease shared space congestion

Tough new traffic rules are being brought in to help ease congestion on Preston’s controversial shared space scheme.

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Duncan Foster in Whittington

Pensioner forced to hitch-hike due to Lancaster bus cuts

Cuts to bus services in the Lancaster district are having a big impact on people’s day to day lives.

NICK LAKIN reports...

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Children and staff from Northfold and Manor Beach Primary Schools protest against the proposed closure of the libraries in Cleveleys and Thornton

Library closures not the end of the story, vow protesters

The final chapter in the Lancashire libraries saga will be written tonight when six shut their doors for the last time.

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Charges for green waste collection will be introduced in 2017

Green waste charges will hit Lancaster and Morecambe in 2017

Lancaster City Council are set to introduce charges for green waste collection from January next year.

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County Hall

BREAKING: Councillors uphold decision to close down more than 100 buildings including local libraries

County Hall chiefs have refused to reverse the authority’s controversial plan to axe around 100 public buildings, including more than 20 local libraries.

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