Your favourite Lancaster Guardian stories of 2019 revealed

A story about a Lancaster takeaway being fined £15,000 after a metal screw was found in an onion bhaji was our most read online article in 2019.

Monday, 6th January 2020, 4:28 pm
The onion bhaji with a 3cm screw inside.

‘Lancaster takeaway fined £15k after 3cm long metal screw is found inside onion bhaji’, published on December 3, topped the charts on the Lancaster Guardian website last year.

Facebook was by far the most popular place to access our stories, followed by the Google search engine.

Here’s a list of our Top 20 stories for 2019.

Stephen Gott proposes to Leah Palmer. Photo: Darren Robinson Photography.

20. These are the 10 best places in Lancaster to get breakfast according to Tripadvisor reviews - October 3

19. Lancaster businessman’s romantic ice rink wedding proposal - November 25

18. These are the 14 places in Lancaster with the highest reports of crime - how does your area compare? - August 13

17. Travellers refuse to leave Lancaster car park - October 28

16. Police investigate allegation of sexual assault on Lancaster tow path - November 14

15. Work begins on redevelopment of Lancaster’s former BHS store - October 25

14. All you need to know as Lancaster’s newest Lidl store opens its doors - May 21

13. Latest court lists for Lancaster and Morecambe - November 28

12. Family pay tribute to ‘handsome hero’ who died after falling from roof in Lancaster - June 20

11. Popular Morecambe funfair moves on after just two weeks - August 7

10. Hungry children in Morecambe ‘stealing apple cores from bins’ headteacher tells BBC Breakfast - January 10

9. Funeral takes place for well known member of Morecambe and Lancaster traveller community - June 21

8. Iconic, derelict Lancaster pub to be given new lease of life - April 8

7. £8.5bn Morecambe Bay ‘tidal power gateway’ and road link plans to go on show - May 9

6. These 14 Lancaster areas have the highest rate of people with no qualifications - August 28

5. These are the 8 best restaurants in Lancaster - according to Google user reviews - August 29

4. These are the lowest rated places to eat in Lancaster - July 15

3. Lancaster pub couple put businesses up for sale and reveal “cashless” row back decision - September 27

2. Photos show dramatic scenes yesterday of wanted man on roof of house in Lancaster - August 13

1. Lancaster takeaway fined £15k after 3cm long metal screw is found inside onion bhaji - December 3