Space rockers Hawkwind host three-day festival in Morecambe before kicking off world record attempt

Prog rock legends and electronic music pioneers Hawkwind are to headline a three-day festival in Morecambe over the Easter weekend.

Lancaster canal corridor scheme ‘full of risks’, say councillors

Lancaster canal corridor scheme ‘full of risks’, say councillors

Councillors called for a community led approach to plans for the Canal Corridor development site in Lancaster at a public meeting this week.

University staff continue to strike in Lancaster

Lancaster Uni staff reject deal as strikes continue

Staff at Lancaster University have rejected a deal between union leaders and employers over a pension dispute and said strikes would continue.

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Korean woman racially abused on night out in Lancaster

A Korean student was racially abused during a night out in Lancaster.

Rev Dr Jill Duff, the newly announced Suffragan Bishop of Lancaster

New female Bishop first for Lancashire

The newly announced Bishop of Lancaster - the first female Bishop to be appointed in Lancashire - said she would like to create “beacons” within communities.

Children in care has risen to a 20 year high in the north west

Lancaster Tory councillor asks for more cash for ‘growing crisis’ in children’s social care

A Lancaster county councillor has written to the government asking for more money to deal with a “growing crisis in children’s social care”.

Lancaster general view'Lancaster Town Hall.

Legal chief cost Lancaster City Council £80 an hour for 15 months

Lancaster City Council hired a temporary legal officer at a cost of more than £80 an hour for over a year, the Lancaster Guardian has learned.

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Ocean Colour Scene, Cast and Huey Morgan confirmed for Lancaster festival

Britpop heavyweights Ocean Colour Scene have been confirmed to headline Lancaster’s Highest Point Festival in May.

Divide and Conker. Photo by Liam Maxwell and Adam Lupton.

Lancaster’s Divide & Conker launch new album with city show

Lancaster funk outfit Divide and Conker launch their second album at The Yorkshire House this weekend.

Peter Bailey, SWS UK Ltd

Lancaster firm ‘thrilled’ at smashing zero waste to landfill target

Lancaster-based garage door and security manufacturer SWS UK have achieved their target of eliminating 70 tonnes of production waste in under three years.

Residents of Stanhope Court in Morecambe are protesting at the axing of their bus service.'Group organiser Mary Hewitt (left) with a petition and other residents at their now-redundant bus stop.  PIC BY ROB LOCK'26-2-2018

Bus route cuts leave elderly stuck at home

Elderly residents say they have been left stranded in their own homes because of changes to bus routes.

The female penitentiary at Lancaster Castle

New virtual tour of castle reveals ‘hidden’ areas

A brand new virtual reality tour of Lancaster Castle has been launched online.

St George's Mill in St George's Quay, Lancaster

Lancaster residents ‘punished’ for asking too many questions

Two Lancaster residents have spoken out after being branded “unreasonably persistent complainants” by the city council.

Marketing Officer Jessica Robertson, Conservation Projects Manager Dawn Whitton, volunteer Terry Parsons and Community Fundraiser Mahalia France-Mir

Appeal launched to save Lancaster church

An urgent appeal has been launched to save one of Lancaster’s most significant historic landmarks.

Lancaster general view'Lancaster Town Hall.

Budget for Lancaster: Council tax increase and what’s in store for year ahead

Lancaster City Council has set its budget for 2018/19, promising to focus on a programme of investment to ensure the district thrives as a vibrant regional centre.

Tom Williams

Frontman who packed it all in to teach is back with Lancaster library gig

Folk rock musician Tom Williams calls in at Lancaster library this month for a Sunday matinee performance.

Staff and students on the picket line at Lancaster University

Hundreds of Lancaster students back striking staff

More than 600 students have written to Lancaster University Vice Chancellor Prof Mark E. Smith demanding support for striking staff.

Lancaster Recycling Centre and landfill

Plastics campaign: What the supermarkets say

Much of the household plastic waste we cannot currently recycle comes from supermarkets.

Bethan French, 15, from Lancaster in Calais

Lancaster teen speaks up for Calais refugees after aid mission

Teachers, students, health workers and trades unionists from the Lancaster area spent time helping refugees and migrants in Calais this month.


Teenagers stabbed multiple times in Lancaster

Three teenagers have been arrested following a double stabbing in Lancaster.

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