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New records system allows information to be shared quickly

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust has launched the Lancashire Person Record Exchange Service (LPRES), a new initiative allowing health and care providers in Lancashire and South Cumbria to integrate their care systems and share information quickly and efficiently.

Health
Cancer nurse Pauline Robinson, who applied for the grant from Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Therapy grant will help treat cancer patients

Cancer patients are to continue to receive complementary therapy alongside their conventional medical treatment thanks to charity.

Health
A team from Bay Vets took part in the Coniston Challenge to raise money for Alder Hey Children's Charity.

Charity triathlon with a twist

Six members of staff from Bay Vets undertook the Coniston Challenge in extreme heat to raise money for Alder Hey Children’s Charity.

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Reuben Gittens canoeing to school.

Lancaster schoolboy makes a splash on school run

A Lancaster pupil made a splash on the school run – by arriving in a canoe!

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Charity Friends of the Elderly can offer one-off grants to older Lancashire residents.

Charity grants help OAPs on low income

Are you an older person living in Lancashire who finds it hard to make ends meet?

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Michaela Hulme researching homeowner Paul Daunter's family history with BBC Radio Lancashire Presenter John Gillmore and McCarthy & Stone Sales Executive Liz Brown and Sales Support Executive Amanda Davenport at Keerford View, Carnforth. ''credit:  leeboswellphotography.com

Discovering local history at radio roadshow event in Carnforth

BBC Radio Lancashire joined Carnforth retirees when the radio show hit the road to broadcast its ‘Ancestry Day’ live from McCarthy and Stone’s Keerford View development on Lancaster Road.

Nostalgia
Haymaking on the towing path near Galgate, 1947 taken from Two Hundred Years of the Lancaster Canal: an Illustrated History by Gordon Biddle

Lifeline which revolutionised heart and face of Lancashire for generations

The Lancaster Canal Company was incorporated by Act of Parliament in 1792.

Nostalgia
Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens, as 'Eric and Little Ern'

West End hit show Eric and Ern comes to Lancaster Grand

From the Olivier-nominated duo behind the hugely celebrated and critically acclaimed West End hit, Eric and Ern, this homage is crammed full of comedy sketches that hit all the right notes.

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Meg Roberts with some of her fantastical creations for The Three Musketeers.

Hats off to Meg and the Musketeers

Characters wanting to get ahead in The Dukes latest outdoor show – get a hat!

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RSPB and Viking binoculars range. Picture: Miki Gillett.

RSPB open weekend at Leighton Moss

Get up close and personal with nature and pop along to the Binocular and Telescope Open Weekend at RSPB Leighton Moss in Silverdale on July 28 and 29.

Lifestyle
Lancaster and Morecambe MPs’ Brexit views two years after EU vote

Lancaster and Morecambe MPs’ Brexit views two years after EU vote

It’s more than two years since the UK voted to leave the EU and the government has now released its White Paper on how it sees our future relationship with the bloc.

Business
Solomon Yitbarek.

Lancaster asylum seeker speaks about incredible escape in Ethiopia

“I knew I would be arrested so I just ran.”

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The Giant's Loo Roll, a children's musical, arrives at The Platform in Morecambe.

Sheep, children and toilet paper in a musical for children at The Platform

The Giant’s Loo Roll, a new show adapted from the book by renowned children’s author Nicholas Allan, will tour to The Platform on Wednesday, July 25.

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Free summer woodland fun day for the whole family in Arnside.

Woodland fun day in Arnside for the whole family

A free summer holiday outdoor event for the whole family takes place on July 31.

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Capsule miniature art fair in The Athenaeum, Leasgill.

Miniature art fair in Leasgill

Capsule art fair features some of the region’s most talented artists, painters and ceramicists work in miniature.

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Special investigation: Hidden epidemic of military suicides

Andrea Tierney, whose ex-army partner Simon McGovern took his own life, tells Aasma Day why she believes suicide among veterans is a huge and hidden issue
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Wizarding Academy at Leighton Hall.

Wizard Academy at Leighton Hall

The Wizard Academy returns to Leighton Hall for the second year running and welcomes children to sign up for a day of spellbinding sorcery.

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Steve Pledger will be playing the first coffee shop concert in Morecambe.

First coffee shop concert in Morecambe

The first in a series of coffee shop concerts will take place in Morecambe on July 25.

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Lytham Festival'Matt Cardle

Morecambe carnival line-up revealed

The line-up for Morecambe Carnival has been revealed ahead of the event in August.

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Shrimps' boss Jim Bentley     Picture: B&O PRESS PHOTO

Morecambe’s friendly at Chorley is called off

Morecambe’s pre-season plans have again been affected by the weather as Saturday’s scheduled friendly at Chorley is off.

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