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City of Culture bid plans underway in Lancashire

Lancashire could be putting together a City of Culture bid, it has been revealed. Bosses at Marketing Lancashire have revealed that they are in the early stages of putting a big for the title UK City of Culture - which can bring in a major economic...

today, 11:39 in Regional North West
 

Possible delays after lorry overturns

Traffic police are warning of possible delays after an articulated lorry flipped over at a busy roundabout early today. The wagon ended up on its side on the Slyne Road roundabout on the A683 Bay Gateway near Lancaster. The driver was unhurt, but a...

today, 07:48 in Regional North West
 

County to defend fracking planning powers

Lancashire County Council will tell the government that future decisions about fracking should be taken locally. At a meeting of the full council, members voted how to respond to a consultation which proposes ministers having the first and final say....

yesterday, 21:52 in Regional North West
 

Fast food limits could be coming to your corner of Lancashire

A councillor’s call to restrict the number of takeaways in areas with high childhood obesity and deprivation has won unanimous support. Charles Edwards put his proposal to a meeting of Lancashire County Council. WATCH: the councillor who wants...

yesterday, 21:52 in Regional North West
 

When will our train services be reinstated?

Dozens of the suspended train services between Preston and Blackpool will not be coming back until September. Here are the affected routes: All services between Blackpool and Manchester Airport - via Preston - will be reintroduced on July 30. Ten of...

yesterday, 17:09 in Regional North West
 

Dozens of suspended train services will not be back until September

Dozens of the suspended train services between Preston and Blackpool will not be coming back until September, it has been revealed. Northern suspended 30 services between Preston and Blackpool South as chaos engulfed the network after it introduced a...

yesterday, 17:09 in Regional North West
 

Police issue warning after £100k scam

Police are warning people to be extra vigilant following reports of fraudsters targeting Lancashire residents purporting to be from a telecommunications company. There have been four reports this week to date from residents in Preston, Nelson,...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional North West
 

Lancaster man’s 12-year fight to have debilitating condition recognised

Simon Hutchinson was just months away from graduating from Lancaster University and had his first job lined up when out of the blue he contracted Lyme disease. Now 32, Simon has been unable to work since due to the crippling symptoms caused by the...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional North West
 

Lancaster project offers families free school holiday lunch

A summer holiday food project relaunches next week after feeding more than 200 children in Lancaster last year. Apoth-a-kids, a free to all summer holiday lunch club, will run between 12pm to 2pm from July 23 every weekday until August 31. The project...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional North West
 

Pothole repair money will not slip through the cracks, council says

A backlog of road repairs caused by harsh winter weather will be cleared, the leader of Lancashire County Council has promised. Geoff Driver told a meeting of the full council: “The money is there and it will be done.” He was responding to a question...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional North West
 

National award for Lancaster transport provider

Kidds Transport, a leading transport and logistics provider in Lancaster, has been recognised with a coveted national award for delivering first class customer service and operational excellence over the past 12 months. Kidds Transport, a member of...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional North West
 

Design course is all child’s play at Lancaster Royal Grammar School

Lower Sixth students studying A-level Product Design at Lancaster Royal Grammar School have been working on a project with The Loyne Specialist School to design and make toys for their pupils. Sixth formers visited the Loyne School recently to present...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional North West
 

New health and relationship lessons for schoolchildren

Healthy living will top the timetable under new rules being drafted by the Government. The proposals follow growing concerns about mental health issues among young people - and the results of a wide reaching consultation by the Department for...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional North West
 

'Current and next generation Eurofighter will dominate for decades'

​The Lancashire-built Eurofighter will ​dominate the European skies for decades, air chiefs have predicted. The boost of confidence comes as the next generation Tempest was unveiled as the successor to the Eurofighter Typhoon at the Farnborough...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional North West
 

Council denies it has lost its way over footpath signs

Lancashire County Council has rejected a claim that it can take up to three years to replace missing signs identifying public footpaths. Independent councillor Paul Greenall told a meeting of the full council that the absence of a Rights of Way...

yesterday, 14:30 in Regional North West
 
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