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Garstang CC’s bowlers take the attack to Morecambe

Garstang moved into the top five of the Northern League thanks to an 83-run defeat of Morecambe on Saturday.

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The finished mural on the side of The Pub in China Street, Lancaster

Lancaster band ‘gutted’ after council order removal of painting

A Lancaster band say they are “utterly gutted” that the council is forcing them to remove a painted mural from the wall of a city pub.

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Lancaster theatre wins award for supporting youth

Lancaster theatre wins award for supporting youth

The Dukes has won a prestigious award for supporting young people who want to work in creative industries.

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Garstang FC are gearing up for a new season in a different competition after winning the West Lancashire League

Home start to Garstang FC’s new adventure

Garstang have been handed a home match on the opening day as they start life in the Hallmark Security League.

Non League
Nice and Spicy, Lancaster

Assets could be seized from pair who employed illegal workers

Two men who hired illegal workers to staff their chain of Indian takeaways are to learn their financial fate on Thursday.

Crime

Will locals have a say on future fracking plans?

Lancashire County Council is being urged to defend its role in deciding whether fracking applications should be given the go-ahead.
Environment
Book review: Boredom-busting books for the long summer holidays

Book review: Boredom-busting books for the long summer holidays

Come rain or shine, there is a book to keep youngsters busy this summer…

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Ann and Sean O'Hagan outside Harry's Bar.

New Morecambe bar keeps up family traditions

A Morecambe family’s longstanding links to the town are being celebrated at a new bar.

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New BBC TV show shines the spotlight on the Lake District, one of the jewels of the north west

A new TV series aims to introduce one of the north west's most popular beauty spots to a new generation.

TV and Film

VIDEO: Morecambe war hero takes to skies again at 95

World War Two veteran Jack Bracewell took to the skies at the weekend – at the age of 95.

VIDEO: Morecambe war hero takes to skies again at 95

World War Two veteran Jack Bracewell took to the skies at the weekend – at the age of 95.
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Play shows work of local investigative journalism

An innovative piece of theatre which focuses on investigative journalism is calling in to Lancashire tomorrow.

Crime

Taking away the temptation of the takeaway

The number of hot fast food outlets should be limited in areas of high deprivation and where there is an existing problem with childhood obesity, according to a Lancashire county councillor.
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Stuart Michaels has them dancing in the street at Morecambe Music Festival

Morecambe Music Festival was ‘unbelievable’

Morecambe Music Festival was an unbelievable event for the town, said organisers.

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Kieran and Mae who got engaged at Morecambe Music Festival after only 12 days as a couple.

Marriage proposal is a first for Morecambe Music Festival

A Morecambe Music Festival -goer plucked up the courage to propose to his partner during the two day event.

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Massive Wagons will play a secret gig in Preston

Rock band Massive Wagons talk about that mural in Lancaster and find out how you can get tickets for their secret gig in Preston

If you've been to Lancaster recently you may be wondering what that big mural is all about that has mysteriously appeared on the one-way system through the city?

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Book review: In The Dark by Cara Hunter

Book review: In The Dark by Cara Hunter

Oxford has – rather appropriately – developed a pleasing habit of spawning cerebral crime thrillers.

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Book review: The House We Called Home by Jenny Oliver

Book review: The House We Called Home by Jenny Oliver

The Whitehorns’ family home is that perfect Cornish dream… a solid, stone house perched on a cliff top, white jasmine dancing over the windows, and looking out over a glittering blue sea.

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Book review: Nucleus by Pam Norfolk

Book review: Nucleus by Rory Clements

It’s 1939 and maverick professor Tom Wilde is in a race against time to save the world from a deadly threat.
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Book review: The Imperial Tea Party: Family, politics and betrayal: the ill-fated British and Russian royal alliance by Frances Welch

Book review: The Imperial Tea Party: Family, politics and betrayal: the ill-fated British and Russian royal alliance by Frances Welch

It should have been a joyful occasion but the ‘dreich and misty’ driving rain that greeted the arrival of the newly crowned Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra at Balmoral in September of 1896 was just an augur of things to come.

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