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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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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
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.
News

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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Gavin Williamson at the Farnborough air show

New fighter jet project will boost Lancashire

The Government has today announced a multi-billion pound investment to replace the Eurofighter Typhoon - with BAE Systems at the forefront.
Business
Play area

VOTE: Where are the best children's play parks in Lancashire?

Finding a play park to keep the young ones entertained is one step closer to a quieter life.
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Train disruptions announced across Lancashire today

Train disruptions announced across Lancashire today

Hundreds of trains across the North West have been cancelled today due to staff shortages.

Transport
Lancashire university students could be eligible for a refund on their TV licence. (s)

Cash-strapped students could receive £50 TV Licence refund

More than 72,000 university students in Lancashire could be eligible for a £50 TV Licence refund.

Business
The knife found on Mason-Kinvig.

Man, 18, sentenced after a carrying knife at Lancaster train station

An 18-year-old man has been sentenced after he was found to be carrying a knife at Lancaster train station.

Crime

WATCH: School for Stage in Longridge, Lytham and Lancaster

When Kieren Spencer was growing up, he wished there was a drama school nearer to his hometown of Longridge.

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Crowds gather at the Lancaster Pride 2018 event.

How one man’s life led to launch of vital Lancaster charity

This month marks 10 years since a charity specifically aimed at supporting those in Lancaster’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community was set up.

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A powercut is affecting around 1,000 homes and businesses in Lancaster

More than 1,000 properties affected by powercut in Lancaster

More than one thousand properties have been left without electricity following a power cut in Lancaster, says Electricity North West.
Business
Non-stunned halal meat will be banned in Lancashire's schools

BREAKING: Non-stunned halal meat will be banned in Lancashire’s schools

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has decided that only stunned halal meat should be provided to schools.

Education
Felicity Duirwyn, owner of Filbert's receiving the award for Best Baker

National food award for five year old city business

A Lancaster bakery has won the top prize in a national food and drink award.

Business
Venture out for a homemade picnic

10 cheap family hacks for fun in the sun

With the summer holidays just a week away penny-saving mums are compiling their top tips to help families save their cash on days out.

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