Giant snowman goes pop after yobs strike

A 19ft inflatable Christmas snowman was slashed and popped by vandals.

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Bruce Crowther outside St John's Church on the Sunday morning after the floods struck. Photo by Richard Davis.

New home for flood-hit centre

A new home has been found for a Lancaster fair trade centre, a year after flooding caused by Storm Desmond forced it to shut its doors.

Heysham Power Station

Gas alert at Lancashire nuclear plant

An alert was sparked at Heysham 2 power station in Lancashire today after hydrogen was detected on site​

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The new Park & Ride in Caton Road, Lancaster.

Lancaster’s 650 space Park and Ride to open this week

Lancaster’s new Park and Ride service will open this week, with free parking available for the first three months.

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The Coca-Cola truck was in Lancaster's Dalton Square on Saturday.

Crowds gather to see Coca-Cola truck in Lancaster

Thousands flocked to Lancaster on Saturday to see the famous Coca-Cola truck after it set up camp in Dalton Square for the afternoon.

Police seized cannabis plants from an address in Lancaster. Photo: Lancashire Police.

Cannabis plants seized in Lancaster house raid

Police found 190 cannabis plants at a property in Lancaster after a tip-off.

Lessons from Auschwitz - Manchester 15th November 2016

Eerie silence as full horrors of Auschwitz are laid bare to Lancaster students

Reporter GEMMA SHERLOCK accompanies students from across Lancaster and Morecambe on an emotional trip to former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz.

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Susan Millward sent this photo of firemen giving her children a ride whilst evacuating the flats on lower St Georges Quay on Sunday.

One year on – how Lancaster businesses recovered after Storm Desmond

2016 was a year of great upheaval for many of the businesses in Lancaster affected as a result of damage caused by Storm Desmond.

Engineers of the future from Lancaster Royal Grammar School win scholarships

Engineers of the future from Lancaster Royal Grammar School win scholarships

Three pupils from Lancaster Royal Grammar School have been awarded scholarships designed to encourage them towards a career in engineering.

Allan Blackburn in the new furniture section at GB Antiques Centre.

Lancaster antiques centre expands after popular furniture dealer retires

The team at GB Antiques Centre at Lancaster Leisure Park have revealed their new furniture expansion, just in time for the Christmas rush.

The first motorists drive on the newly opened Bay Gateway, the new M6 link road, Heysham, developed by Costain.

Section of M6 to stay closed for roadworks

A busy section of the M6 will have one lane and its hard shoulder closed for most of spring 2017.

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Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

Public asked to use other services to ease pressure on A&E

Lancashire public are being asked to consider using other healthcare services rather than A&E to ease the pressure on Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

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Mark Houghton from Lancaster who is donating his kidney to a stranger at the end of the month

Lancaster dad donates kidney to stranger

A dad is giving the gift of life by donating his kidney to a stranger.

Lyndsey Beckett from Lancaster after losing weight, with Olympian Mark Foster.

Lancaster slimmer is half the woman she once was

A Lancaster woman is a shadow of her former self after losing more than half her body weight.

Cat Smith MP is backing Small Business Saturday.

Lancaster MP Cat Smith backs Small Business Saturday

Lancaster MP Cat Smith is celebrating the contribution of small firms in Lancaster as part of this year’s Small Business Saturday on December 3rd and visiting small businesses around her constituency to mark the day.

Syrian asylum seekers and local residents held a Syrian People's Cafe at Marsh Community Centre in the summer.

Lancashire praised for role in resettling Syrian refugees

The Government has thanked Lancashire’s local authorities for their role in supporting the resettlement of Syrian refugees across the UK.

Neil Marshall with his wife Kim, son Max and daughter Daisy at Kim's brother Ryan's wedding in August.

Family pays tribute to Lancaster City star Neil Marshall

Neil Marshall’s family this week paid tribute to the man who was devoted to his family.


PICTURES: Lancaster and Morecambe Newspaper Education Awards.

Here are all the pictures taken at the Lancaster Guardian and the Visitor Education Awards on Wednesday (November 30).

Police have launched their annual drink-drive campaign

Morning after drink drive message

The devastating consequences of drink driving will be highlighted as part of a county-wide campaign being launched this week.

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Photo: David Hurst
Lancaster Castle.

TV show unlocks castle’s secrets

Lancaster Castle is to be 
the subject of a TV documentary this Friday night on 
Channel 5.

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