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Gruesome world of medicine in Lancaster

A weird and wonderful collection of medical paraphernalia from the past is the subject of a special collection put together by a dedicated group of people from Lancaster, as Aaron Cox reports It’s more than 30 years in the making, but Lancaster’s...

yesterday, 13:56 in Regional North West
 

Teenagers stabbed multiple times in Lancaster

Three teenagers have been arrested following a double stabbing in Lancaster. Police are now appealing for more information following the vicious attack in Sycamore Grove, on Monday February 19. At around 11.30pm, three people entered a house occupied...

yesterday, 12:41 in Regional North West
 

New Lancaster festival reveals more major music acts

Further acts have been added to the line-up for Lancaster’s newest music festival in May. Embrace are set to take to the main stage of Highest Point Festival in Williamson Park on Saturday May 19. The band, who have had three number one albums, are...

yesterday, 11:34 in Regional North West
 

Pedestrian seriously injured after crash

An elderly woman has been seriously injured after she was hit by a car in Lancaster, say police. Emergency services were called to reports of the accident involving a pedestrian and a car on Main Road, Slyne, Lancaster just after 6pm on Tuesday,...

yesterday, 09:39 in Regional North West
 

The best golf courses in Lancashire

If you fancy becoming the next golfing champion, why not try these courses? Even Rory McIlroy has ventured on these greens. To view the vote click here /where-are-the-best-golf-clubs-and-courses-in-lancashire-1-9023466 NEXT WEEK: Where are the best...

yesterday, 09:30 in Regional North West
 

Stranded sheep rescued from canal

A sheep had to be rescued after it wandered into Lancaster canal, say fire fighters. Fire crews were called out on Monday afternoon by members of the public who spotted the stranded sheep near to Ashton Road. A spokesman for the fire service said:...

yesterday, 08:34 in Regional North West
 

Privatising county NHS contract 'will only save 0.07%'

A controversial move to privatise parts of Lancashire’s health services would save just 0.07 per cent, it has been revealed. Last year Lancashire County Council announced that it was awarding the £104m contract for the Healthy Child programme to...

Thursday, 15:35 in Regional North West
 

“Inadequate” Ofsted rating for Morecambe High School

Morecambe High School has been labelled “inadequate” by Ofsted inspectors. An inspection carried out last month found that the school required improvement in its effectiveness of leadership and management, quality of teaching, learning and assessment,...

Thursday, 12:47 in Regional North West
 

More teachers are needed to stave off a classroom crisis

Teachers’ leaders fear a classroom crisis as fewer people are entering the profession. According to some statistics the number of would-be teachers has fallen and more qualified teachers are quitting the profession early. Data released by UCAS showed...

Thursday, 12:23 in Regional North West
 

David Baddiel on comedy, books and the trouble with dad

Comedian, novelist and TV presenter David Baddiel is back on tour, in a show balancing humour with more serious topics, not least his father’s dementia. MALCOLM WYATT found out more After successful runs at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and in the...

Thursday, 10:35 in Regional North West
 

£200k raised as Peru trekkers count down

More than 40 Lancaster 
hospice supporters are all set for the trip of a lifetime. On Tuesday March 6, the team of 46 women and men will 
depart from St John’s Hospice ready to conquer Machu Picchu in Peru. The trekkers have been fundraising for 18...

Thursday, 09:56 in Regional North West
 

Lancaster schoolboy Reilly gets go-ahead for life-changing surgery

A Lancaster boy is to undergo life-changing surgery after his family reached their £21,000 fundraising goal for the treatment. Five-year-old Reilly McCarthy has cerebral palsy and struggles to keep up with his brother Carter, seven, and his friends....

Thursday, 09:15 in Regional North West
 

VIDEO: Introducing Lancaster's marmosets Colin and Leo

A pair of marmosets have become the latest additions to the growing family of small animals at Lancaster’s Williamson Park. Colin, aged five, and Leo, aged four, join the park from Monkey World in Dorset, a collection that specialises in caring for...

Wednesday, 16:06 in Regional North West
 

Tributes paid after tragic death of Morecambe teenager

Tributes poured in this week after the death of a 16-year-old Morecambe girl. Morecambe High School pupil Sian Waterhouse passed away on Tuesday. The teenager was found at a house in Cross Street on Sunday evening and taken to hospital, where she...

Wednesday, 16:06 in Regional North West
 

Top honour for D-Day veteran

A D-Day veteran has received France’s highest honour. As a private in the Black Watch regiment, David Greenwood Rodwell was one of tens of thousands of men who took part in the invasion of Nazi-occupied France in June 1944. Mr Rodwell, from...

Wednesday, 16:06 in Regional North West
 
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