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Tourism chief hails exciting times for Morecambe Bay area

New and exciting developments will boost the number of visitors to Morecambe, says a leading light in town tourism. Mark Prada said a planned new trampoline centre, the £5m upgrade of Salt Ayre, festivals and the Bay Gateway road will be the catalyst for

yesterday, 19:25 in Regional North West
 

Supporters take a step towards helping tot get vital US treatment

Poor weather didn’t deter supporters of a tot needing vital cancer treatment in America from turning out in force to raise money to help his cause. A sponsored walk and fun day were held on Sunday to support three-year-old Charlie Procter, who was diagno

yesterday, 16:40 in Regional North West
 

Keith Chegwin and Basil Brush in Lancaster Easter panto

A pantomime in April? In Lancaster? Starring Keith Chegwin and Basil Brush? Oh no it isn’t. Oh yes it is! The Lancaster Grand will indeed welcome TV legends ‘Cheggers’ and Basil Brush who star in Beauty and the Beast on Monday, April 3. The touring show

yesterday, 16:21 in Regional North West
 

Walker with a broken ankle rescued near sea

A walker with a broken ankle had to be rescued near Jenny Brown’s Point at Silverdale. Two Bay Search and Rescue teams and Arnside and South Lakes Coastguard Rescue Team were sent out to the scene at 3.31pm on February 24. Once the lady was located North

yesterday, 15:39 in Regional North West
 

Morecambe man’s date with TV quiz show The Chase

A Morecambe man is all set to take on one of TV’s most fearsome quiz brains. John Haydock will appear on The Chase on ITV1 this Thursday (March 2) at 5pm. The Chase, hosted by Bradley Walsh, is Britain’s biggest television quiz show and sees contestants

yesterday, 13:30 in Regional North West
 

ICE WARNING: Met office issue yellow warning for Lancashire

The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for Lancashire as temperatures are set to plummet overnight. Forecasters have said there will be a risk of rain turning to ice and snow over hills overnight and into the early hours of 28 February. Resi

yesterday, 13:30 in Regional North West
 

Five injured in accident on M6 motorway

Five people were injured in a two car smash on the M6 northbound near Burton services. Firefighters rescued two women, who were trapped in a Suzuki Baleno, by removing the doors and roof from the vehicle. Police said five people were treated at the scene

yesterday, 12:55 in Regional North West
 

One third of eating disorder sufferers not receiving adequate care

One third of eating disorder sufferers do not receive referral to a mental health service, despite clear medical guidance that stresses the need for immediate referral. The research from eating disorder charity, Beat, to tie in with Eating Disorders Awar

yesterday, 12:46 in Regional North West
 

Morecambe’s volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew launch to assist a kite surfer

Morecambe’s RNLI inshore lifeboat launched to assist with a kite surfer who had go into difficulties. At 10.58am on Saturday, February 25, the Coastguard tasked the Morecambe RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew to help rescue a kite surfer after a report that t

yesterday, 12:35 in Regional North West
 

£250 grants to spruce up Morecambe

Grants of up to £250 are being made available to help spruce up business premises in Morecambe. Morecambe Business Improvement District (BID) has launched the new initiative to help improve the look of the town. The grants are for a maximum of £250 per p

yesterday, 12:27 in Regional North West
 

MISSING: Boy, 15, missing from Carnforth believed to be in Blackpool

Police are growing increasingly concerned about a 15-year-old boy who was last seen nearly a week ago. Kyson Kanesh went missing from his home address in Carnforth in the early hours of 21 February, say police. Police are now appealing for help from the

yesterday, 08:18 in Regional North West
 

Students visit iconic aircraft on the ground

Travel and Tourism students from Lancaster and Morecambe College travelled to The Runway Visitor Park at Manchester Airport and boarded the iconic aircraft, Concorde. They were able to sit in the luxurious leather seats and learn about some of the aircra

yesterday, 08:00 in Regional North West
 

Physically daring contemporary dance show coming to Lancaster

Four thrilling new dance works by international choreographers will be performed in a Lancaster theatre. The Nuffield Theatre welcomes The Northern School of Contemporary Dance’s (NSCD) postgraduate dance company Verve at 8pm on Tuesday February 28. Verv

Sunday, 17:08 in Regional North West
 

Lively debate at launch of Digital Lancaster

Businesses rose to the challenge of an online world at the launch of Digital Lancaster. More than 80 people attended the event at the Storey including local digital business owners, Lancaster University, business leaders, council representatives, Tech No

Sunday, 15:37 in Regional North West
 

Seek support as part of Eating Disorder week

People in Lancashire who are concerned about their eating habits or those of a loved one are being encouraged to seek support as part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2017. The national awareness week which is taking place from February 27 until March 5

Sunday, 10:20 in Regional North West
 


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