The Bay Gateway: Exclusive preview of the new road

Watch out world – the new Heysham to M6 link road is all set to put Lancaster and Morecambe on the global map.

A car which caught fire on the M6. Picture @LancsRoadPolice

Motorway closed after car fire

A section of the M6 was closed on Wednesday evening after a car fire.

Coun. Ken Hind

Ken’s Keep Ribble Valley constituency campaign

A leading Ribble Valley Tory is calling on local town and parish councils, businesses and voluntary organisations to back a Conservative campaign to save the Ribble Valley constituency.

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Missing Olivia Duxbury was last seen walking along the M6.

Police appeal for missing 13-year-old last seen on M6

Police are appealing for help to find a missing 13-year-old girl who was last seen walking along the M6.

Motorway traffic

Congestion clearing after motorway closure

The M6 in Lancashire was congested but moving slowly tonight after a “police incident” near Lancaster.

Engraving by Andy Binns

Artist’s work helps Lancashire hospice

A new exhibition is to raise money for a county hospice.

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Little Fell Lane, Lancaster. Picture from Google

Biker seriously hurt in crash

A 53-year-old man has suffered a serious foot injury following a collision in Lancaster.

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Jaize Farid, 14, from Preston, enjoys a swim with a dolphin during the Dreamflight visit to Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday October 23, 2016. See PA story CHARITY Dreamflight. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Ill children get a break with USA trip of a lifetime

A HOLIDAY of a lifetime was the treat for two seriously ill Lancashire children as they spent 10 days in the USA.

Dillon the Lancaster City Council rat catcher dog has died aged 19.

Tributes to champion rat catcher Dillon the terrier

An extraordinary dog has died after an 18-year career of catching more than 150 rats.

Elin Bland, 15, Lancaster.

Girl, 15, disappears after leaving school

Concern is increasing about a 15-year-old girl who disappeared after leaving school in Lancaster yesterday afternoon.

Elin Bland

Missing teenager found safe and well.

A teenager who was missing for 36 hours has been found safe and well.

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The Millennium Bridge in Lancaster. Photo: Lancashire Police

Police appeal after boy, 13, is attacked for swearing

Police are appealing for information after a teenage cyclist was attacked by a man in Lancaster.

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The park and ride car park on Bluebell Way, Fulwood, without a single car

Key sites under the hammer to boost funds

THE sale of Preston’s Bluebell Way park and ride site is just the start of a major sell-off of Lancashire County council’s “family silver” with key sites round the county on the market now, recently sold and many more likely to follow.

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Tree climbing is on the decline in the north west

Less than half of north west children have ever climbed a tree, survey reveals

A new survey has revealed that children in the region are better at identifying a Pokemon than a species of bird.

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Sergeant Major Georgia Gunn from lancashire Army Cadet Force after taking part in a sky dive at the Black Knights Parachute Centre in Cockerham

County Cadet force offers military disciplines with adventure and fun

It’s a voluntary youth organisation promoting fun, friendship, adventure and action.

Lancaster Hockey Club's fourth team

Walker settles it at the death

Lancaster Hockey Club’s first team made it two victories out of three in the North Women’s League Division Two North West.

Lancaster Royal Grammar School

Call to block new grammar schools

LANCASHIRE County Councillors will be asked later this week to block any moves to open new grammar schools in the county.

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Fireworks were thrown at cars on Caton Road by a group of youths.

Firework-toting yobs target cars in Lancaster

Motorists were bombarded with fireworks being thrown by yobs.

Hitch hiker: Duncan Foster thumbs a lift from the bus stop

No buses, so ‘abandoned’ pensioner thumbs a lift

A pensioner has resorted to hitch-hiking because of cuts to bus services in his village.

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Chickens perished in a blaze on an allotment

One injured in Lancaster house fire

One person needed oxygen therapy after breathing in smoke in a Lancaster house blaze.

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