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Link road closed for two hours after lorry fire

A major new road into Morecambe was closed for two hours yesterday after a lorry caught fire, say fire services.
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The original photo.

Does this photo show the ghost of man’s wife?

A Lancaster photographer was asked to complete one of his more unusual jobs – repairing an old photograph which appears to feature a ghostly figure.

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Megan Cross

Missing girl, 15, found in Morecambe

A missing girl from Chorley was found safe and well in Morecambe last night.

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Pigeon show

Top things to do at the weekend (January 20 to 22)

Here is our guide of things to do this weekend in Lancashire.
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Lancashire County Council's deputy leader, County Coun David Borrow

Lancashire’s Council Taxpayers face rises of more than 4%

Council Tax bills in Lancashire are set to rise by at least 4% in April - with Lancashire County Council saying its share of the charge will go up by 3.99 %.

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Megan Cross has gone missing from her home

MISSING: Girl, 15, missing from home

A 15-year-old girl with links to Blackpool and Morecambe has gone missing from her home in Chorley, say police.
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Heysham High School.

Heysham High head speaks out over ‘inadequate’ Ofsted report

Heysham High School head John Shannon is confident the school is on the right path, despite Ofsted rating it ‘inadequate’ and placing it into special measures.

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Healthcare crisis

Councillors’ plea to health bosses to ‘tell it like it is’

Councillors have issued a crisis plea to health bosses – please write in plainer English.

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Boy, 14, crashes family car into Heysham garage

Boy, 14, crashes family car into Heysham garage

A 14-year-old boy took the family car for a spin and crashed into the wall of a petrol station.

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Work starts on the new trampoline centre on the Winter Gardens car park. Photo by Aronne Vettese.

Work starts on new £2m Morecambe trampoline park

Work is under way on a new £2m attraction set to put the bounce back into Morecambe.

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Dave and Michaela Chisnall with their wedding cake, made by Hilary's Cakes and Bakes.

Darts ace Dave Chisnall gets married after wedding ring blip

Darts star Dave ‘Chizzy’ Chisnall hit the bullseye by marrying his beautiful bride despite a mishap with the rings.

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Stephen Emmett

Three years jail for Morecambe fraudster who stole from disabled cousin

A man who set up 39 Paypal accounts in a bid to defraud his disabled cousin has been jailed for three years after a judge ruled he had shown no remorse to his victim.

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Workplace accident: Stuart Currey

£120k fine for firm over dad’s injuries

A DAD who suffered life-changing injuries when he was crushed by a van in an accident in his workplace relived his ordeal as his employers were fined.

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Coastal Road blocked in Hest Bank

Coastal road blocked in Hest Bank

Barriers from the sea wall have blocked a major coastal road in Hest Bank.

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Fire crews at the scene of the fallen tree in Heysham village

70ft tree falls on Heysham community centre in high winds

a 70ft tree collapsed onto the roof of a community centre in Heysham Village during high winds on Wednesday afternoon.

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Heysham High.

Heysham High School lodges official complaint after being placed in special measures by Ofsted

Heysham High School has been placed into special measures after Ofsted inspectors found the school to be ‘inadequate’.

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CCTV appeal after supermarket self-service theft

Police have launched an appeal for information following a theft at a Morecambe supermarket.

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Heysham man who attacked elderly mum with concrete slab given hospital order

A man who attacked his elderly mother with a piece of concrete has been handed a hospital order.

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Laurel and Hardy.

Laurel and Hardy film night in Morecambe

Five hours of free film fun for fans of Laurel and Hardy is on offer in Morecambe this weekend.

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Councillor Liz Scott, Armed Forces Champion at Lancaster City Council, Amy Robinson, Northern Area Director of the Royal Air Forces Association, Jane Latin, secretary of the Morecambe branch of the Royal Air Forces Association, and Bob Latin, chairman and treasurer of the Morecambe branch of the Royal Air Forces Association, at the opening of a new RAF drop-in centre at the Gingham Kitchen cafe in Morecambe. Photo by David Hodgson.

Morecambe cafe’s nostalgia for Air Force days

A West End cafe has brought memories flooding back of the time when Morecambe was a base for the Royal Air Force.

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