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Preston’s Skiddle proving just the ticket in making events stay affordable

Preston as a city may be small – but on the music scene map it certainly isn’t.

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The Annual Sunshine Awards at The Midland Hotel in Morecambe

Launch of Morecambe Visitor Sunshine Awards: vote now

Today sees the launch of our ninth annual Sunshine Awards and we would like you to help us honour the people of Morecambe.

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For sale: Former Blackpool chapel on Whitegate Drive is now a luxury pad

A giant fish tank sits in an alcove which formerly housed an organ, while a swimming pool has been built where the altar once stood.

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Rachel O'Neil and son Reece Holt.

Brave Overton schoolboy faces up to terminal cancer diagnosis

Overton schoolboy Reece Holt goes public today to announce his brain cancer is terminal.

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County Coun Azhar Ali

Call to end stalemate on devolution deal for Lancashire

The campaign to gain devolution for Lancashire has been kickstarted this week by the county council’s Labour opposition group.

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Lancaster Universitys review has revealed the new figures.

Lancaster University review reveals NHS staff abuse

A review by Lancaster University has revealed the number of assaults on NHS staff.

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Lancaster University. STOCK IMAGE.

Lancaster University pensions strike to start this week

Staff at Lancaster University are due to stage 14 days of escalating strikes, including a five day walkout starting this week, in a row over pensions.

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Fire crews attended the scene in Scotforth Road

Fire crews respond to two car collision in Lancaster

Fire crews were called to a rush hour collision in Lancaster this morning, Tuesday February 20.

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Ian Stirling.

Lancaster man takes on cycle challenge for fallen heroes

A Lancaster man who nearly lost his life after sever blood clots plagued his lungs is preparing for a gruelling bike ride to help war veterans.

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Morecambe Superbowl is demolished. Pictures by Tony North.

Morecambe Superbowl is demolished

Morecambe Superbowl has been demolished to make way for a new supermarket.

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Chesterfield is one of the few places you can still get a KFC

KFC closures across Preston - latest

A KFC in Preston has re-opened following an earlier closure due to chicken shortages across the country.
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An investigation has been launched after a truck fire in Bolton-le-Sands.

Truck fire on Bolton-le-Sands house driveway

A pickup truck fire in Bolton-le-Sands is believed to have been started deliberately, according to the fire service.

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The Chough. Photo by Jack Morris.

Rare sightings attract attention in Heysham

Birdwatchers and photographers have been flocking to Heysham to catch a glimpse of two rare bird sightings.

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Morecambe RNLI lifeboat crew

Lifeboat crew called out to man in ‘low mood’ in Morecambe Bay

Morecambe’s lifeboat crew were called to reports of a man who had entered the sea near the Battery in a “low mood” in the early hours of the morning.

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Firefighters were called to a house in Lancaster.

Fire in Lancaster living room

Fire crews were called to a house on Thirlmere Road, Lancaster on Sunday (February 18) evening.

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Golf course

Where are the best golf clubs and courses in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Tremors felt across Lancashire after 4.7 magnitude earthquake hits Wales

Tremors felt across Lancashire after 4.7 magnitude earthquake hits Wales

People across Lancashire have reported feeling an earthquake that hit Wales on Saturday afternoon.
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RSPB have set up a new hotline.

Hotline launched to help catch bird killers

The RSPB has launched a confidential ‘Raptor Crime Hotline’ to help whistle-blowers within the shooting industry in Lancashire come forward with information about bird of prey persecution.

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From left Lancashire Police Crime Commissioner, Cliver Grunshaw with Sara Squires, training manager for Hope for Justice.

Lancashire Police in training sessions to tackle modern slavery

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has spoke of the importance of tackling modern slavery ahead of training sessions taking place in Lancashire.

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Underley Garden School celebrate their Outstanding rating from Ofsted.

Underley Garden School rated outstanding

A school for children with specalist needs has been given the highest rating by Ofsted.

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