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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. Read more: /watch-stagecoach-preston-prepares-for-record-of-a-performance-for-its-30th-anniversary-1-9084863 That dream became a reality, when...

yesterday, 16:26 in Regional North West

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. The announcement could safeguard thousands of jobs at BAE's sites at Warton and Samlesbury in Lancashire...

yesterday, 16:26 in Regional North West

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. Read more: /the-best-pubs-with-a-children-s-play-area-in-lancashire-1-9146783 Readers have submitted their suggestions. Vote for your favourite one. Voting...

yesterday, 11:23 in Regional North West

Train disruptions announced across Lancashire today

Hundreds of trains across the North West have been cancelled today due to staff shortages. Northern has released details of disruption customers are likely to face across its network. The train operator will be running an amended timetable across much...

Sunday, 10:30 in Regional North West

Wrea Green and Lytham church goer awarded BEM honour

A former church warden has been honoured with the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to fostering and to the clergy. Read more:...

Friday, 15:13 in Regional North West

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. Cash-strapped students who are leaving their halls or rented accommodation this summer and moving to a licensed address could claim for any full months...

Friday, 14:04 in Regional North West

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. Liam Mason-Kinvig, of Shaw Lane, Prescot, Knowsley was sentenced by Preston Magistrates on Thursday, July 5, following a British Transport...

Friday, 12:11 in Regional North West

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. Out in the Bay works with LGBT people and young adults, as well as people who misuse...

Friday, 10:23 in Regional North West

Lancashire recommends... the best places for an ice cream

It is still hot enough to treat yourself to an ice cream. Readers have voted. Here are the best places for an ice cream. To view the vote click here /vote-where-is-the-best-place-for-an-ice-cream-in-lancashire-1-9241469

Friday, 09:28 in Regional North West

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. Around 1,375 homes and businesses in the LA1 and LA2 areas are said to be without power in the incident which was...

Friday, 08:32 in Regional North West

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. The decision affects the supply of halal meat to 27 schools by the council’s catering service, where there is the demand for it from the Muslim...

Thursday, 15:35 in Regional North West

National food award for five year old city business

A Lancaster bakery has won the top prize in a national food and drink award. Filbert’s, in King Street, was crowned Best Baker in the national Farm Shop and Deli Awards. The independent baker, which is also celebrating five years in business, was...

Thursday, 15:35 in Regional North West

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. Lots of parents are busy planning how to fill six whole weeks with things to do and with the heat wave set to last a...

Thursday, 11:05 in Regional North West

Old Man Jon’s ‘never been better’ than DVD show recording at Grand

Lancashire lad Jon Richardson will be coming back to his county roots with a show in Blackpool tomorrow. The comedian is hosting a performance of his Old Man tour at the Grand Theatre with a special DVD recording night. The Eight Out Of 10 Cats...

Thursday, 10:54 in Regional North West

Storm Chris is upgraded to a hurricane as it threatens to bring heavy rain and gales to the UK

Storm Chris has now been upgraded to a hurricane and is set to hit the UK with gales and damper weather. The National Hurricane Centre confirmed this change in a tweet which said: “Chris is the second hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season, after...

Thursday, 10:54 in Regional North West

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