Success as thousands attend Lancaster’s Highest Point festival

Organisers of the Highest Point festival held at Williamson Park over the weekend have hailed the event a big success.

Do we need a new EU referendum?

Lancaster and Morecambe MPs rule out second EU referendum

Lancaster MP Cat Smith has ruled out a second referendum on Brexit but insists 
Parliament should have a vote on the final deal.

The M6 at junction 35, pictured previously

M6 at Carnforth closed overnight for resurfacing work

Work to resurface the northbound section of M6 at Carnforth has resulted in some overnight closures.

Work underway on Greyhound Bridge, in Lancaster

Delays announced for Lancaster bridge repair work

Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster will remain closed until mid-September due to it being more damaged than first thought.


Lancaster band pull out of Highest Point festival due to illness

Lancaster band Lowes have been forced to cancel their Saturday evening performance at Highest Point festival.

The main stage at Highest Point festival.

Stage is set for thousands to attend Lancaster festival

Thousands of people will descend on Lancaster this weekend for the three-day Highest Point music festival in Williamson Park.

Hollywood comes to Kirkby Lonsdale

Hollywood comes to Kirkby Lonsdale

Kirkby Lonsdale has become the setting for a new Hollywood film starring Robert Downey Jr and Antonio Banderas.

Rebecca Herissone-Kelly

Commuters in “open revolt” over rail delays and cancellations in Lancashire and Cumbria

A commuter from Warton who lectures at the University of Manchester says rail passengers are in “open revolt” over the “total collapse” of some services in the north of England.

Hacienda Classical in Williamson Park in 2016

Stage times revealed for Lancaster’s Highest Point festival

Stage times have been released for next weekend’s Highest Point festival in Lancaster’s Williamson Park.

Hacienda DJ Mike Pickering at the Hacienda Classical show in Williamson Park in 2016

Park in the park: ‘Bigger and better’ Hacienda show returns to Lancaster

When Hacienda Classical came to Williamson Park in 2016, it was the first time the show had been performed outside.

Barry Young from CAMRA, left with Nick McCann, his partner Ruth Hadwin, and parents and business partners Val and Julie McCann.

Big award for little pub after a year in business

A micropub which has been open for just over a year has won Lunesdale CAMRA’s Pub of the Year Award 2018.

Photo Neil Cross'The newly refurbished Butterfly House, Williamson Park, Lancaster

Future looking bright for Lancaster’s top visitor attraction

With plans for a new £4m wedding and conference venue, a treetop adventure trail and a brand new three-day music festival, these are exciting times for Lancaster’s Williamson Park.

Ian Hughes in front of the former Dome site in Morecambe

Morecambe man brains behind Eden Project north plan

A former Lancaster University student from Morecambe is the brains behind multi-million pound plans to bring Cornwall’s Eden Project north.

Morecambe Bay Foodbank

Foodbank use in Lancaster and Morecambe continues to rise

Foodbank use in the Lancaster and Morecambe area has significantly increased over the last year, new figures have revealed.

A map of the new proposed development in Carnforth

Plans for 238 homes in Carnforth “truly appropriate” says councillor

Plans to build hundreds of new homes in Carnforth have been submitted to Lancaster City Council.

Biomes at The Eden Project.

Eden Project boss confirms plans for “world class” experience in Morecambe Bay

The Eden Project in Cornwall has today confirmed it is working with partners to bring a “world class” experience to Morecambe Bay.

David Harland, CEO of the Eden Project, with Morecambe and Lunesdale MP David Morris

Eden Project plans for Morecambe dome site

Proposals to bring the world famous Eden Project attraction to Morecambe are in the pipeline.

Frederick Edmondson wearing one of the LYPH designs

Heysham fashion firm in line for major competition win

A Heysham based fashion brand and clothing designer has reached the finals of a major international competition.

Carpe at The Yorkshire House April 13 2018.

Carpe Noctem: Lancaster says goodnight to epic band

A ruckus in the front row half way through their set didn’t stop Lancaster’s Carpe giving it all for their farewell show at The Yorkshire House last weekend.

Photo Neil Cross'Elle Gilligan and Landlord Tim Tomlinson at the Stonewell Taps, Church St, Lancaster

Re-branded Lancaster pub taps into craft beer market

A popular Lancaster pub has been re-launched with a new look and a new name.

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