‘Most wanted’ Morecambe arsonist jailed for seven years

A violent arsonist - dubbed ‘Morecambe’s most wanted’ - has been jailed for seven years after he went on the run from the police.

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Prince Charles visits Dewlay Cheesemakers in Garstang

Crowning glory for Garstang cheese makers

Getting a prince to say cheese is easy - just tour him round a third generation traditional Lancashire cheesemakers.

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Former champion fell runner Lauren Jeska

Transgender athlete jailed

A Lancaster fell runner has been jailed for 18 years for stabbing an athletics chief amid a row over her gender.

Man hurt in shredder incident

Man hurt in shredder incident

Firefighters were called to a Lancashire house after a man got his fingers stuck in a shredder.


VIDEO: Jeremy Corbyn praises ‘brilliant’ Lancaster project on city visit

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn described a Lancaster social enterprise as a “brilliant local project” bringing hope to people who need it most.

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Sam Ud-din

Lancaster and Morecambe headteachers call ‘crisis’ meeting

A public meeting in Lancaster this month will address the “crisis” in the district’s school funding.

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Charles Lord, 46, of Clark Street, Morecambe was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment

'Sick and callous' sex offender jailed for 15 years

A Morecambe man has been jailed after admitting a number of indecent image offences and two sexual assaults against children.
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David Morris MP.

David Morris: “I honestly believe not one MP is guilty of anything”

The MP for Morecambe has spoken out after he was interviewed by police as part of a probe into Conservatives’ 2015 election expenses.

Visit Tractor Teds to help celebrate their 1st Anniversary on Sunday, March 19

10 things to do this weekend (March 18 and 19)

Stuck for something to do this weekend?
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Gail Baker with her dog Ellie.

Morecambe dog physio’s pooch stars in TV series

A dynamic doggie is set to star in a television show based on a classic gangster film.

An RNLI crew

Young man rescued after being stuck in mud

A lifeboat crew were playing no games after rescuing a young man stuck in mud.
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Alexander Paterson, 33, was given a two-year suspended prison sentence for three counts of possessing indecent images of children, one count making indecent images of children.

Man who downloaded hundreds of serious child abuse images and video is spared jail

A contractor who used hotel wi-fi to download hundreds of serious child abuse images and videos has escaped jail.

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Carleton owner Ian Bond and promoter Robert Denwood pictured together at the 'Final Farewell' rave night before the dispute.

Morecambe man not guilty of Carleton sign theft

A club night promoter from Morecambe has been found not guilty of stealing an iconic venue sign.

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Elspeth Roberts. Photo by Neil Cross.

Morecambe woman appeals for donor who could save her life

It was a huge shock for Elspeth Roberts when she was told her leukaemia had returned.

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Garstang’s tribute to Leonard Cheshire

Fifty-five art exhibits celebrating one of the most remarkable men of his generation, Leonard Cheshire are on show in Garstang this week.

Stuart Robinson at the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando.

Wheelchair rugby blow is ‘kick in teeth’

Dreams of competing in the Tokyo Paralympics in 2020 are in tatters for a Morecambe man who plays wheelchair rugby as a member of the Great Britain team.

A woman was trapped in a car after a crash in the West End on Monday lunchtime.

Woman trapped in car after Morecambe crash

Emergency services raced to the scene of a crash in the West End of Morecambe.

Demonstrators attend a rally in central London, in support of the NHS

County GP joins march to protest over NHS cuts

A county GP was among the quarter of a million people who travelled to London to protest about NHS cuts.

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John Haydock and his team-mates on The Chase.

Brainy Morecambe man beats The Beast on The Chase

Fans of TV quiz show The Chase have praised a Morecambe man for toppling the UK’s most fearsome trivia mastermind.

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