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Environment

Trains to Lake District 'will run from July'

Trains will be back running to the Lake District from next month, says Northern.

Environment
Booths chairman Edwin Booth

Booths free hot drink scheme to be cut

Booths free coffee benefits - a staple of many people's days - are to be cut.
Business
Maggie Wild

Galgate residents reveal “frustration, desperation and depression” after 2017 floods

Seven months on from the major flooding that hit Galgate, residents are becoming increasingly concerned about new building developments that could leave them even more at risk than ever before. Nick Lakin reports...

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Louise Heathwaite

Queen’s Honour for Lancaster science professor

Lancaster University’s 
Professor Louise Heathwaite has been awarded a CBE 
in the Queen’s Birthday
Honours 2018.

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The Ribble estuary

Lancashire estuary protection zones go out to public consultation

Wildlife in three of Lancashire’s major estuaries could receive protection after the Government announced a consultation on 41 proposed Marine conservation Zones around the UK.

Environment
Crab cavities welding and assembly at CERN. Photo: CERN

Lancaster University scientists help spearhead world first in physics

Engineers from Lancaster University have helped to spearhead a world first in particle physics technology.

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Former Lancashire Evening Post studio manager and cartoonist Ken Wignall celebrating his 80th birthday with eldest grandchildren Ben and Sam

Cartoonist Ken Wignall leaves a legacy of laughter

Glowing tributes have been paid to cartoonist and former Lancashire Evening Post art studio manager Ken Wignall - the man who could not stop drawing.
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Quay Meadow litter pick

Litter louts spoil Lancaster beauty spot

A Lancaster community group says people have showed “very little respect for their local environment” after they carried out two litter picks in the space of a week.

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Gum zappers removing chewing gum discarded on the streets.

Who are you gonna call? Gum Zappers!

Gum zappers are tackling some of the most gummed-up streets in Morecambe town centre.

Environment
Learn to fly during 30 days wild.

Go wild in June and help nature

A campaign to get everyone to spend every day in June doing something wild is set to be bigger and better than ever.

Lifestyle
New trust helps save Lancaster charity forest garden

New trust helps save Lancaster charity forest garden

If you go down to the woods today, you’ll discover a secret garden that deserves to be shouted about!

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Brent Lees. Photo by Fiona Kennaugh.

Dad-of-two is Lancaster memorial’s shining light in dark times

The man behind the illumination of the Ashton Memorial is putting in many hours of his own time in a bid to raise awareness of worthy causes.

Theatre and Comedy
An investigation has been launched into services on Northern

Probe launched into 'inadequate' Northern train services

The Mayor of Greater Manchester has called for an official investigation into Northern Rail after being bombarded with complaints about its service from passengers since the start of the year.

Politics

VIDEO: Saving the environment in Lancashire...one bin bag at a time

Reporter Nick Lakin took a tour of the Materials Recovery Facility at Farington, near Leyland, to find out what happens to our recyclable waste.

Environment
Cycleway comes to life thanks to young helpers in Caton

Cycleway comes to life thanks to young helpers in Caton

Wildlife is thriving along the Millennium Cycleway trhough Caton thanks to the help of local youngsters.

News

£95,000 grants will help cut flood risk to county

Four flood hit areas of Lancashire could soon be a step nearer having their flood risk reduced.
News

£4.4m pothole repair programme to be launched

There are thousands of potholes in Lancashire -  last month alone some 4,700 were found by council inspectors or reported by members of the public.
News
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.

Business
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.

Business
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