No Bank Holiday trains from Preston to Carlisle

There will be no trains running from Preston to Carlisle tomorrow, Network Rail has announced.

The scene on the M6. Photo from Highways England

Multi-vehicle crash on M6 near Lancaster

A multi-vehicle collision has closed part of the M6 motorway near Lancaster tonight.

Swarms of emergency services at Manchesters MEN Arena and Piccadilly Station after an explosion tonight March 23 2017. Fatalities have now been reported.

LATEST: Morecambe and Lancaster people caught up in Manchester bomb attacks

People from Morecambe and Lancaster have told of their escape from a horrifying bomb blast in Manchester.

Ltitia Sadier is playing the Continental in Preston on Friday

‘Epic’ line-up starts with avant-pop legend Laetitia

Lætitia Sadier, the French musician best known as the singer of the band Stereolab, comes to Preston’s Continental on Friday with a new group – the Source Ensemble.

The vigil in Dalton Square after the Manchester terror attack. Photo by Cat Smith.

Vigils held as Lancaster shows its compassion

Crowds gathered in Lancaster’s Dalton Square on Tuesday evening for a vigil to show support for Manchester in the wake of Monday night’s terror attack.

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Ella Donnelly and her friend Emily at the Manchester Arena prior to the attack.

Lancaster student, 17, relives Manchester Arena explosion

A Lancaster teenager has described the moment she rescued two girls from being trampled following the devastating explosion at the Manchester Arena on Monday.

Katy Brand.

Comedian Katy Brand brings “I Was a Teenage Christian” to Lancaster

A Brand new take on evangelical Christianity is the finale of The Dukes spring comedy season.

Comedian John Bishop

John Bishop in Lancaster for four nights

Liverpool comedian John Bishop will be in the city for four nights next week as he brings his sell-out show ‘Winging It’ to the Lancaster Grand Theatre.

The Eyemouth RNLI inshore and offshore lifeboats were involved in the search while local coastguard teams looked along the shore.

Kayaker from Lancaster dies in Scottish Borders

A Lancaster kayaker who died after being rescued from the water has been named by police.

Enjoy a weekend of dancing and fun at the Vintage Festival being held at the Canberra Club, Samlesbury

Things to do this weekend (May 20 and 21)

A great selection of events happening on Saturday and Sunday in Lancashire.
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Ribchester May Market

Ribchester’s spring bank holiday May Market set to be ‘bigger and better’

Organiser of Ribchester’s annual spring bank holiday Monday May Market promised this year’s event would be “bigger and better” and it promises to be just that.

Lancaster and Fleetwood MP Cat Smith joins a Dalek in the Save Our Schools march in Lancaster.

Schools on the march against budget cuts

School staff, parents and union representatives took to the streets of Lancaster to demonstrate on Saturday against planned cutbacks in schools.

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Police are appealing for information after a swan was shot in Lancaster.

Police investigate Lancaster swan killing

A swan was found with a suspected gunshot wound in Lancaster.

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Nayeli Cookson, who has Motor Neurone Disease, with her sons Mateo (6) and Oscar (9) on Mother's Day.

Motor Neurone mum’s £25k bid to stay in her Lancaster home

A mum who has Motor Neurone Disease has described the heartbreaking moment she told her little boy she was going to die.

The 29-year-old woman was reported to have entered the water at around 3.30am on May 11.

Firefighters rescue woman from River Lune

Firefighters performed a daring rescue after a woman jumped into the River Lune from Millennium Bridge.
Fire services from Lancaster were called to the scene to ensure that the vehicle was safe.

Man suffers serious head injuries after 'stolen van' crashes into wall

A man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after the 'stolen van' he was travelling in crashed into a wall, say police.

Lancaster flooding in December 2015

Causing a storm in the art world

Storm Desmond, which wreaked havoc across parts of Lancashire and Cumbria 18 months ago, is to be the focus of a unique university arts project.

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Drive-thru driver banned after Lancaster McDonald’s arrest

A man who fell asleep in his car in the drive-thru lane of a Lancaster McDonald’s was found to be drink driving, a court heard.

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Peter Noble has died aged 72

Tractor rescue on rural Lancashire road

Firefighters freed a man who was trapped by a tractor wheel this afternoon on a rural Lancashire road.

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