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Paramedics across the north west are going on strike today - and more could follow suit soon

Paramedics across Lancashire are today (Monday, June 18) going on strike – with further industrial action on the horizon.

Health
An image of the overturned van (Image: Lancashire Road Police).

Overturned van closes one lane of the M6

One lane of the M6 has been closed due to an overturned van.
Transport
Resurfacing work taking place. Photo: Stephanie Robinson

Relief for north Lancashire residents after roadworks change

Motorway diversion plans north of Lancaster have been altered - to the relief of residents and Lancashire County Council.

Transport
Lancashire sees 67 million visitors pour in each year

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.
Music
Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

More cash for county council reserves now - but £144m "funding gap" still predicted by 2021

The reserves of cash strapped Lancashire County Council are getting a nearly £21m boost - thanks to underspending by the council in 2017/18.
News
Artist's impression of the proposed winter ice rink in Dalton Square

Pub couple reveal festive ice rink plans for Lancaster

Plans to create a winter wonderland in one of Lancaster’s historic squares have been revealed.

News
Repair work will give Lancaster bridge 100-year lifespan

Repair work will give Lancaster bridge 100-year lifespan

It will be the year 2113 before any more major work is needed on Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster.

News

Legoland bins Northern Rail attractions to get behind furious rail passengers

The Northern Rail models at the heart of Legoland’s popular attraction have been binned in a bold move to back millions of rail commuters.
News

Lancashire passengers entitled to compensation following rail chaos

Passengers who have been affected by delays and cancellations from the chaos on the railways will be entitled to compensation to the value of up to a month’s rail travel.

Transport
Resurfacing work taking place. Photo: Stephanie Robinson.

Government announces £100m funding boost for Lancashire's road

A multi-million pound makeover fund is being injected into the North West’s highways network.
Travel
Poundworld has stores across Lancashire

Lancashire jobs at risk as Poundworld goes into administration

Daniel Butters and Clare Boardman, restructuring partners at Deloitte, have today been appointed as joint administrators to Poundworld Retail Limited.
News
YOUR WORKPLACE: Louise Lyon at Toddler Sense.

YOUR WORKPLACE: Toddler Sense

Toddler Sense offers family-friendly action-packed sessions taking place in Morecambe and Lancaster with fabulous activities and fun adventures to help toddlers burn off excess energy whilst developing vital physical, social, intellectual and communication skills that form the blueprint of their future learning.

News
LARS Communications Ltd raised �1500 for charity by taking part in a 40 mile walk.

40-mile walk boost for charities

A communications firm based in Carnforth raised in excess of £1500 for two local charities by taking part in a 40 mile walk.

News
LANCASTER  04-06-18'Musician Chris Price and Tom Robinson, right, with pub landlords and musicians are planning a three-day music festival, Lancaster Live, in venues around Lancaster City Centre.

Lancaster pubs fly flag for live music with three-day fest

Pubs, bars and venues in the city are banding together to host a three-day music event in place of Lancaster Music Festival, which is taking a break this year.

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Strathmore Hotel, Morecambe, is up for sale for �1.3 million.

Strathmore Hotel in Morecambe for sale for £1.3M

A prominent hotel in Morecambe is up for sale at a price of £1.3 million.

News
Activists wave European Union and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 8, 2018. Theresa May will be forced to abandon proposals for a "customs partnership" with the EU, a leading Conservative Brexiteer has warned. See PA story POLITICS Brexit. Photo credit should read: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Lancaster ‘Brexitometer’ suggests appetite for people’s vote on final EU deal

A Brexit survey carried out in Lancaster found those that responded were in favour of a “people’s vote” on the final EU deal.

News
Were you caught up in last week's Visa card payment problems?

Visa chief could be quizzed over card payment chaos

Visa’s European chief executive Charlotte Hogg faces the prospect of being hauled in front of MPs over a systems failure that caused card payment “chaos” last week.
Business
Celebrating at the BIBAs ceremony

Lancashire finalists gearing up for triumphant night

A Preston-based firm of “fun experts” has been shortlisted for five categories at Lancashire’s leading business awards.
News
Lancaster Railway Station, platforms

Emergency cuts to rail services will affect Lancaster, Morecambe, Carnforth and The Lakes

Northern Rail has announced temporary changes to its timetable which will affect services in Lancaster, Morecambe and Carnforth.

Business
Shoplifting costs  the county millions

REVEALED: Shoplifting on the increase across Lancashire

Online marketplace OnBuy.com investigated the total number of shoplifting offences recorded by 42 police forces across England and Wales last year. This is what they found.

Crime
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