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One last dance for Lancaster open mic night

One of the city’s most popular open mic nights will be ressurected for one night only.

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Emily Heath, Caroline Jackson and Mollie Foxall outside court.

Lancaster trio found guilty of blocking road during fracking protest

A former city Mayor, a retired health manager and a university lecturer from Lancaster have been found guilty of wilfully obstructing a highway during an anti-fracking protest.

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A new beer and burger bar, 75 Church Street, has opened in Lancaster centre, from left, owner Mark Cutter, Matthew Fitzwilliam, Loren Nott, Becky Dale and Caitlin Walton.

Lancaster landlord crafts new beer venture in city

Specialist beer bars in America and Manchester have inspired a Lancaster landlord to take on a new venture.

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A new planning application for the Canal Corridor area of the city is expected towards the end of 2018, and work could start in 2021

Lancaster Canal Corridor: £25m cost to tax-payer revealed

Lancaster councillors have launched a scathing attack on proposals for the new £250m Canal Corridor development in the city.

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Leading economists have called for an end to fossil fuel investment

Lancaster Uni profs get on board with fossil fuel plea

Prominent professors from Lancaster University have joined experts from around the world in calling for an end to investments in fossil fuels.

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An artist's impression of the Canal Corridor development

Massive underground car park plan revealed as part of £250m Lancaster canal development

A massive underground car park, an oval shaped arts centre, canalside public space and more than 1,000 new student bedrooms have been revealed as part of a £250m Lancaster development.

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Steve Coultas clearing out his home in Galgate

Faulty monitor delayed flood warnings in Galgate

A broken gauge on a river near Galgate resulted in a delay in flood warnings, a meeting in the village heard this week.

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The Residence, Lancaster, come via developers, PJ Livesey. Photo by Bentham Imaging.

Lancaster housing site to get new food store

A new Co-op Food Store is to open as part of the Moor Park residential development in Lancaster.

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The new Cityblock student development in Penny Street

£7m student block opens in Penny Street

Lancaster’s newest purpose built student block is now open for business, despite its building contractor going into administration half way through its construction.

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WATCH: Lancaster impressionist does Paul O'Grady and Chris Eubank

An impressionist from Galgate has reached the final of a national variety competition.

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Flooded homes in Pennystone Road, Halton.

Housing plan for Halton - just days after village flooded

Plans to build up to 60 new homes in Halton have been submitted to Lancaster City Council - just days after the village flooded and residents called for a halt on new developments.

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Damage to the bus in Morecambe Road

Passengers covered in glass after bus windows smash in Lancaster

A bus had its windows smashed in an incident police suspect involved an air gun in Lancaster.

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Frank Turner

Frank Turner to play town hall show for Lancaster and Morecambe charities

Folk-rock troubadour Frank Turner has announced a special charity gig in Lancaster in the New Year.

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Carnegie Publishing Ltd, Chatsworth Road, Lancaster

Lancaster publisher talks self-publishing, the history of towns, and technological change

“The smell of new books is amazing.”

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Josh Brandwood and his partner.

Ex-councillor shares his battle with anxiety and depression

A former councillor has shared intimate details about his battle with anxiety and depression.

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Ed Maxwell in Halton.

Angry Halton residents to face authorities over flooding

Residents in Halton will face representatives from Lancashire County Council, Lancaster City Council and the Environment Agency at a public meeting organised in the wake of recent flooding.

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The river Lune at Halton

Halton homes and business flood again as questions are raised over drainage and response efforts

A Lancashire business has flooded for the second time in two years.

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Lynn Collins TUC

£100m lost in Lancaster economy due to pay caps

The public sector pay cap has reduced spending power in Lancaster and Morecambe by £150m, according to new analysis.

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Lancaster band mark 20 years with new album and launch event

Lancaster band mark 20 years with new album and launch event

New tracks from Lancaster four piece Montana Wildhack are sounding very good indeed.

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Some flooding to roads is expected.

Weather warning issued for Lancaster district

The Met Office has issued a weather warning with heavy rain expected across the Lancaster district on Wednesday, November 22.

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