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Morecambe mobility scooter rally call

An OAP who lost her daughter to leukaemia has organised a mobility scooter rally to help rev up vital funds for charity .

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Carnforth Station and Visitor Centre.

Trespass warning after Carnforth platform incident

A trainspotter could have been killed after trespassing on the railway line to take pictures of a steam engine.

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Wands at the ready for Wizard Academy at Leighton Hall

Things to do this weekend (July 29 and 30)

Make the most of summer with some of these events...

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Family fun

Where are the best family days out - with entry fees?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
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Ride the Lights in Blackpool is just one of the free events you could try

SPECIAL REPORT: Free events will keep youngsters entertained

For kids the summer holidays stretch out before them in a golden haze. But for parents this time of year can be fraught with the difficulties of what to do to keep them entertained without breaking the bank. NAOMI MOON has put together the pick of events that can be enjoyed for free across the county this summer.
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An exposed grid on Meldon Road in Heysham during flash floods on Wednesday night. Photo by J-Packham Photography.

Freak storm caused flash flooding in Morecambe and Lancaster

A freak storm that hit Morecambe and Lancaster causing flash flooding was a one in almost 500 year event.

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VIDEO: Benefits cheat bin man is caught in the act

A benefit fraudster who lied he could "only walk two yards in 15 minutes" while working as a bin man has been given 54 weeks in prison, suspended for two years.
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Pushing their quads to the limit, athletes racked up a whopping 3000ft of ascent before tearing down a rope swing suspended from a crane.

Runners pushed to the limit in Morecambe Bay race

Thousands of runners braved the wind and rain as they sprinted across the sands of Morecambe Bay last weekend.
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Coun Paul Greenall pictured moments after resigning from the Tory group at County hall  and moving to sit next to Independent Councillor Liz Oades

Lancashire County Councillor quits Tory party in intimidation row

A newly elected Lancashire county councillor has quit the Conservative party accusing his fellow Tories of intimidation.

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Lower Church Street during flash flooding in Lancaster city centre on Wednesday evening. Photo shared by Go Burrito.

Flash flooding in Morecambe and Lancaster causes chaos

Flash floods swept across the district during Wednesday rush hour causing travel and traffic chaos.

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Billy Holmes with his dog Tyler who has been stolen during a burglary.

Staffie dog is stolen during house burglary

A desperate dog owner has made an impassioned plea for the return of her pet after he was stolen during a burglary.

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The BetVictor PDC World Matchplay Darts tournament is being held in Blackpool

Things to do (July 22 and 26)

Lancashire is a hotbed of events over the coming days...
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John McGuinness receives an Honorary Fellowship from Myerscough College.

John McGuinness defies injury to accept college award

Morecambe’s motorcycle ace has been honoured with a top college award as he continues his recovery from serious injury.

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County Coun. Azhar Ali (s)

Call for cash boost for Lancashire transport links

The Government is being urged to boost Lancashire’s transport infrastructure with a £1.6bn cash injection.

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County Coun Geoff Driver

Lancashire County Council management restructure challenged

The Tory ruling group’s hopes of pushing through a management restructure at Lancashire County Council look set to be knocked back on Thursday.

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Megan Cross.

Missing teenager could be in Morecambe

Police are looking for a missing teenager believed to be in either the Morecambe or Chorley areas.

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County Coun Frank De Molfetta

Call to retro-fit sprinklers to flats

A Lancashire County Councillor will call this week for the Government to pass a new law demanding sprinklers be fitted in all existing high rise residential buildings.

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We go inside Morecambe's trampoline park

Poised and ready to bounce I sprung into action for a taste of Morecambe’s first trampoline park.

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Police were called to an assault in Morecambe.

UPDATE: Man, 42, in court after assault in Bare

A man is in hospital with head injuries after an assault in Morecambe.

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Baybeat Street Band at More Music's West End Festival 2017. Photo by Johnny Bean (www.beanphoto.co.uk)

PICTURES: West End Festival

Despite the rain the West End was a wash of colour as hundreds turned out to celebrate the area.

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