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Boat fire on Lancaster Canal

Arsonists are believed to have set a boat on fire on Lancaster Canal.

Crime
Police are appealing for information after a fatal crash in Lancaster.

Appeal following fatal crash in Lancaster

Police are appealing for information following a fatal crash in Lancaster.

Crime
Sherry Garstang, volunteer co-ordinator at Galloways, supporting National Eye Health Week

List of Galloway's events for National Eye Health Week in Lancashire

A sight loss charity is campaigning for better eye health across Lancashire as part of National Eye Health Week.
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There was a passionate local campaign to keep Adlington Library open

Bill to reopen axed Lancashire libraries nears £1m

Councillors have voted to fund nearly £850,000 of work to reopen 11 of Lancashire’s closed libraries.

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Serious Sam Barrett and James the Fang will be appearing upstairs at The Adelphi on Saturday

Things to do this weekend (September 15 to 17)

There's a great mix of events happening in Lancashire over the weekend, and even some heading into next week.

Whats on
From left Josh Allen and Patrick Harr of Tipple Cocktails, Lancaster.

New cocktail bar to open in Lancaster

Two university friends have stayed on in the city to follow their dream of opening their own cocktail bar.

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A previous Big Fish Little Fish event. Picture by Richard Stroud.

Family rave returns to Lancaster

A popular family rave is returning to Lancaster for the second time.

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Bat Walk Night is being held at Brockholes Nature Reserve

Things to do this weekend (September 8 to 12)

Here's some things to try this weekend, and even extending beyond the weekend:
Whats on
Preston Magistrates Court

UPDATE: Pair appear in court on human trafficking charge

Police have charged a man and a woman with human trafficking offences after a man was injured falling from a minibus onto the M6.

News
County Coun Geoff Driver

Cabinet's £45m cuts list for Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council's cabinet meets next week to decide whether to  make   £45m of cuts to services.
Business
Are new school starters' vaccinations up to date?

Vaccination alert as figures reveal thousands of children not immunised in Lancashire

Parents and carers in Lancashire are being urged to check their children’s vaccinations are up to date as the new school term begins.
News
County Coun Geoff Driver

Will new winter care plan ease bed-blocking in Lancashire hospitals?

Lancashire County Council has unveiled its plans to help reduce hospital “bed blocking” and meet spikes in demand for social care over the winter period.

Health
Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

Calls for Lancashire county council leader Coun Geoff Driver to resign

The leader of Lancashire County Council is facing calls for his resignation as the debate escalates over a controversial restructure of the council.

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Oscar's Wine Bar and Bistro in Lancaster.

Lancaster wine bar shuts to make way for gin palace

Oscar’s Wine Bar & Bistro in Lancaster has closed to make way for a new Hogarths Gin Palace and a £720,000 revamp.

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Lancashire court listings: Monday, September 4, 2017

Lancashire court listings: Monday, September 4, 2017

Here are the latest cases from Preston's courts.
Crime
James Dobson, 15 was last seen at around 11.45am on Wednesday August 30at an address on Ashton Drive, Lancaster.

Teenage boy missing from Lancaster

Police have said that they are "extremely worried" after a teenage boy went missing from his home in Lancaster.
Crime
Unique Lancaster property to go under the hammer

Unique Lancaster property to go under the hammer

Who lives in a house like this?

News
From left Kelly Louise Smith, Sharon Jackson, founder of the Neuro Centre with Nayeli Cookson, centre, Guy Cookson, above and sons Oscar and Mateo and a family friend.

Builder appeal to help Lancaster mum stay at home

Friends and family of a mum who has Motor Neurone Disease are appealing for builders to help her stay at her home with her children.

News
McTominay in action against Real Madrid this summer

Scott may have second thoughts over Scotland

Scotland fear they will miss out on Manchester United’s Lancaster-born midfielder Scott McTominay.

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