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Suspected firearm, hammer and knife used in Morecambe robberies

Thieves used a suspected firearm, hammer and a knife to threaten staff and make off with cash in two potentially linked robberies in Morecambe. The first incident happened on Thursday February 14 at Betfred bookmakers in Euston Road at around 9.10pm....

today, 17:02 in Regional North West

Feeling the heat on epic adventure

More than 70 years ago two Lancaster men embarked on an amazing 5,000-mile flight in a Sunderland Flying Boat, their adventures coming straight out of the pages of a Jules Verne extravaganza This account was taken entirely from letters sent home by Mr...

today, 16:20 in Regional North West

Men jailed for Milnthorpe digger cash machine raid

Two burglars who used a JCB to target a cashpoint in a south Cumbrian village have been jailed for three years each. Michael Campbell, 37, and Jason Brazauskas, 30, were caught soon after the raid they carried out in Milnthorpe after a police response...

today, 16:10 in Regional North West

Lancashire-bound traffic trapped on M6 after a multi-vehicle collision in Cheshire

Lancashire-bound traffic is being held on the M6 after a multi-vehicle collision in Cheshire. The collision involved a number of vehicles and resulted in a significant diesel spill across the carriageway between junctions 16 (Crewe) and 17...

today, 14:02 in Regional North West

Charity Champions - February 11 2019

Well done to everyone 1. Premier BusineccCare and Allianz donate to NWAA Premier BusinessCare, in Lancaster Business Park, have raised 28,433 pounds during a charity partnership over 3 years with North West Air Ambulance. This will be matched by...

today, 12:51 in Regional North West

Neighbour from hell tried to flood next door's home

A nightmare neighbour who attempted to flood the house next door has been given a suspended prison sentence. Lancaster City Council has been granted a court injunction against Joanne Bailey, of Low Road, in Middleton, to protect neighbours from her...

today, 11:56 in Regional North West

Lancaster students strike over climate inaction

Young people from Lancaster say that by refusing to act on climate change, the UK government is “denying its reality”. Pupils from Lancaster Girls Grammar School, Lancaster Royal Grammar School and Queen Elizabeth School, in Kirkby Lonsdale, joined...

today, 11:13 in Regional North West

Rebecca is off to talk to Parliament

A Lancashire student is heading to Westminster. But, Rebecca Shepherd’s journey to Parliament has nothing to do with politics She is doing a PhD at Lancaster Medical School, funded by the Anatomical Society, and has been chosen as part of the STEM for...

today, 08:28 in Regional North West

100 summer jobs are available at Windermere Lake Cruises - here's how to apply

​Do you enjoy cruising along Lake Windermere during a holiday or weekend away? How would you like to work for the company that runs them? One hundred summer jobs will shortly be available at Windermere Lake Cruises. This year, those roles will be...

today, 08:20 in Regional North West

'Wanted man' arrested after 130mph drama on M6 in Lancashire

Lancashire police carried out an operation to arrest an offender driving at speeds of more than 130mph. The fleeing driver, in a stolen silver BMW, was pursued along the M6 before being "boxed in" by police vehicles just off Junction 34 at...

yesterday, 09:58 in Regional North West

What should the future look like for Lancashire?

Councillors have clashed over their competing visions for the future of Lancashire. They were discussing Lancashire County Council’s corporate strategy, which lays out the ambitions for the region and its residents over the coming years. WATCH...

yesterday, 00:22 in Regional North West

Flights cancelled as airline files for administration

Airline Flybmi has suspended flights and is filing for administration, blaming uncertainty around Brexit. The airline, which had operated 17 regional jet aircraft on routes to 25 European cities, said all flights were cancelled from Saturday....

Saturday, 19:39 in Regional North West

Roadworks update North West: All planned works Monday, February 18 to Sunday, February 24

Here are the planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday, February 15, but could be subject to change due to weather...

Friday, 16:52 in Regional North West

Hygge-feels in an outdoor hot tub: stunning £1.75m Lancashire mansion has it all

There are a few things in a home which are innately 'oooh'-worthy. Things which tick all the bling boxes and make you nod your head involuntarily. Featured on Fantasy Homes By The Sea, a certain Lancashire mansion on the coast is definitely one of...

Friday, 15:44 in Regional North West

Former Lancashire champion swimmer struck down by Lyme Disease pens her story

She may look smiling and well in these photos but for Sophie Ward, just getting out of bed every day is agony. This is in stark contrast to the young swimmer, Olympic-bound, who once trained 24 hours a week and lived her life in the pool. A former...

Friday, 15:33 in Regional North West

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