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Future looks bright for rare butterflies at Warton Crag

The future is looking brighter for a host of rare wildlife on RSPB Warton Crag nature reserve near Carnforth, thanks to the generous support of the Lancashire Environmental Fund and Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Grants Fund, and with assistance from Morecambe Bay Partnership.

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Lancaster University

Lancaster University funding boost will help keep UK safe

Lancaster University professors have welcomed £2.88m in funding towards research into security threats in the UK.

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The Unbugged team at Lancaster City Council.

YOUR WORKPLACE: Unbugged, Lancaster City Council

Unbugged is the recently launched commercial pest control arm of Lancaster City Council Pest Control Services.

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Newton County Primary School in 1953.

SCHOOL DAYS: Newton County Primary School

Rosemary Abram (nee Hopkins) brought us in this photo of Newton County Primary School in 1953.

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From left to right, Julie Vallance, Carole Roberts and Maria Ward.

Lancaster trio’s bid to help Syrian refugees

Three friends who set up a charity are planning their 11th trip overseas to offer humanitarian aid to refugees fleeing Syria’s civil war.

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Morecambe Bus Station, Central Drive. Photo: Google Street View.

Morecambe Bus Station could become teen hangout area

Plans to turn a disused bus station into a hangout for teenagers are set to be discussed next week.

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Greyhound Bridge under construction. Photo taken in April 2018 by Chris Coleman/AE Yates Ltd

Good progress being made on Lancaster bridge repairs

Work on Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster is on schedule, according to engineers.

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TV show aims to turn up some treasure at Lancaster antiques centre

TV show aims to turn up some treasure at Lancaster antiques centre

Locals know Lancaster is a real treasure of the north west, and the country’s top TV antique hunters agree!

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Garstang team says goodbye to ‘invaluable’ colleague

Garstang team says goodbye to ‘invaluable’ colleague

Lesley Nichols, who has been the face of the Yorkshire Building Society in Garstang for almost 20 years, is to retire this month.

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NHS ‘not ready’ for increase in cancer patients, charity survey finds

NHS ‘not ready’ for increase in cancer patients, charity survey finds

Fewer than one in 10 people in the north west think the government is making the necessary preparations for the increasing number of people who will be diagnosed with cancer in the future.

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Novice Tap Action from Tuesday's events at Lancaster Stage Dance Festival 2018 at Central Lancaster High School.

Lancaster Stage Dance Festival 2018 - Results

Lancaster Stage Dance Festival 2018 was held at Central Lancaster High School during the Eater holidays.

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SCHOOL DAYS: Lancaster & Morecambe College

SCHOOL DAYS: Lancaster & Morecambe College

Chelsea Callan sent us this photo on behalf of her dad Thomas.

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Janie Ash, MD of Better with Jam.

Lancaster marketing firm joins forces with university

Lancaster-based brand and marketing agency Better with Jam has set its eyes on business growth following a strategic partnership with Lancaster University and the successful launch of destination websites for both Lancaster and Morecambe.

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Deirdre and John at Bay Sea School

YOUR WORKPLACE: Bay Sea School

Bay Sea School is unique in the north west. It’s the only RYA (Royal Yachting Association) centre where you can learn to sail a small yacht on the sea.

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Sarah with her mum Kerry.

Heysham mum’s tribute to daughter with just months to live

The heartbroken mum of a young woman battling terminal cancer has paid tribute to her “amazing, brave” daughter.

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Firefighters were called into action.

Police investigating fire in Morecambe flats

Fire crews from Morecambe were called to a fire in a block of flats which is thought to have been started deliberately.

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Carlisle Bridge, Lancaster.

Boy rescued from mud in Lancaster

A young boy was rescued after being stuck in mud up to his knees on the banks of the River Lune.

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Ryelands Primary School, Lancaster. Picture: Google Street View

Parents warned of ‘low level’ risk of asbestos exposure after discovery at Lancaster school

Parents have been warned that their children may have had a ‘low level exposure’ to asbestos after it was discovered at a Lancaster school.

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SLIDESHOW: Lancaster Stage Dance Festival

The annual Lancaster Stage Dance Festival took place at Central Lancaster High School

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Lancaster store worker holds bra fitting event after beating breast cancer

Lancaster store worker holds bra fitting event after beating breast cancer

A member of staff from a Lancaster store who has battled breast cancer has helped organise a bra fitting event in-store to help empower other women also diagnosed with cancer to make them feel more body-confident.

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