Morecambe garage pleads guilty after dad-of-four’s horrific accident

A father-of-four from Morecambe suffered life-changing injuries at work when he was dragged underneath a van as he cleared out an MOT pit.

Fire in Wilton Road Hartlepool.

Car fire in resort

Firefighters from Morecambe used a hosereel jet to extinguish a fire in the passenger compartment of a car at the side of Westminster Road in the resort.

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The park and ride car park on Bluebell Way, Fulwood, without a single car

Key sites under the hammer to boost funds

THE sale of Preston’s Bluebell Way park and ride site is just the start of a major sell-off of Lancashire County council’s “family silver” with key sites round the county on the market now, recently sold and many more likely to follow.

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Unveiling of the new Morecambe and Wise statue at the Winter Gardens.  Pictured are Gary Morecambe, Joan Morecambe and Gail Morecambe.

Eric Morecambe’s widow burgled as she unveils new Morecambe and Wise statue

Burglars struck while Eric Morecambe’s widow was unveiling a new statue paying tribute to her husband and his sidekick.

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The Meadows, Yealand Redmayne

Firefighters get an emergency ‘collie’ out

A dog had to be rescued by firefighters after getting one of its legs stuck in a child’s car seat.


Creepy craze is getting me clown

Creepy clowns prowling the streets have been keeping residents hiding in their homes, but there’s one set of people finding the odd craze scarier than most.

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School sends out text warning after 10-year-old boy chased by clown

School sends out text warning after 10-year-old boy chased by clown

A school has warned parents to be on their guard after a 10-year-old boy was chased by somebody dressed as a ‘scary clown’.

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A benefits cheat claimed he lived in Heysham but actually lived and worked on the Costa Del Sol in Spain. He was ordered to repay over �15k.

Benefit cheat lived and worked abroad but claimed to live in Heysham

A Heysham resident and her accomplice in the Costa del Sol who falsely claimed he was living with her in the UK in order to fraudulently claim a UK benefit have both been found guilty of benefit fraud.

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Morecambe's Tyson Fury

Fury’s licence is on the line

Tyson Fury faces being stripped of his licence at a meeting of the British Boxing Board of Control on Wednesday.

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Killer Clowns: The Stephen King book 'It', which was turned into a movie, helped demonise the clown.

Morecambe police issue light hearted ‘clown alert’

A craze where people are dressing up as clowns to frighten residents appears to have hit Morecambe.

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Jim Bentley (above) will be pitted against Keith Curle

Bentley up against familiar faces

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley is ready to face some blasts from the past when his team host Carlisle United on Saturday.

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Teenager victim of robbery bid

Teenager victim of robbery bid

Detectives are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted during an attempted robbery in Heysham.

Tyson Fury outside The Withy Trees pub, Fulwood, Preston with fan Leigh Hoyle.

Tyson Fury wows Preston locals with pub visit

Boxing World heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury paid a visit to his Preston fans last night as he popped into a Preston pub.

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Staff nurse Lisa Huddleston, of Overhouses Farm near Wray, recently underwent a lifesaving heart operation and auctioned off a prize lamb from the farm to raise funds for Blackpool Victoria Hospital cardiac centre.
Lisa with another lamb from the farm.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Wray farmer’s wife makes mint for heart hospital

A woman diagnosed with a rare heart condition who had to undergo a lifesaving heart operation raised money for the hospital that treated her by selling one of her prize lambs.

The Brew Me Sunshine cafe has been officially opened by Cedric Robinson MBE, the Queen's Guide to the Sands. It will open to the public on Friday, October 7.

Brew Me Sunshine cafe officially opens in former Visitor newspaper building

Galloway’s Society for the Blind’s first social enterprise coffee shop was officially opened by the Queen’s Guide to the Sands, Cedric Robinson MBE, in the former Visitor newspaper building today, Wednesday.

Little Abbey Deegan with the wounds on her neck sat on her mum's knee.

Toddler attacked by dog on Morecambe promenade

A horrified mum had to kick a dog off her toddler after it grabbed her by the throat and bit her savagely.

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Charlotte Staerck, purchasing manager at Handbag Clinic with some genuine designer handbags.

Fake handbags seized in raids in Morecambe

Fake designer handbags worth nearly £40,000 have been seized by Trading Standards officers in Morecambe and Preston since 2014, according to Handbag Clinic research.

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Owners of Time 4 Nursery Laura Morgans (left) and Sarah Rodriguez (right) with nursery manager Doreen Johnson, survey the charred remains of a wooden playhouse.

Firebugs set nursery blaze

Arsonists caused thousands of pounds worth of damage at a children’s nursery after setting fire to a wooden playhouse.

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Brew Me Sunshine is due to open this week in the former Visitor newspaper buildings on Victoria Street, Morecambe.

Brew Me Sunshine cafe to open doors

Galloway’s Society for the Blind is set to open its first social enterprise coffee shop in the former Visitor newspaper building this week.

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