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.

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.

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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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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County Hall

Cabinet decision due on reopening libraries and Fishergate traffic cameras

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet meets today to decide on the timetable for reopening the county’s closed libraries and plans to switch back on bus lane cameras on Fishergate in Preston.

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Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

Timetable announced for re-opening Lancashire’s closed libraries

The countdown has begun to the reopening of Lancashire’s closed libraries, including ones in Fulwood, Freckleton, Lostock Hall and Whalley.

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Leighton Hall in Carnforth is host to a Classic Car and Bike Show on Sunday

Things to do this weekend (July 1 and 2)

Here's the pick of events happening in Lancashire this weekend:
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Chief Constable Steve Finnigan

New role for retiring Chief Constable Finnigan

Lancashire’s retiring Chief Constable Steve Finnigan has been appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire.

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Carnforth teenager Dannii Sproat went missing on Friday.

Carnforth teenager found safe and well

A 13-year-old girl who had gone missing from the Carnforth area has been found safe and well.

County Hall

Child care shake-up plan for Lancashire

Radical proposals aimed at cutting the number of children and teenagers in residential care are being considered by Lancashire County Council.

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Alice Wilson with family and friends at St Margaret's Church in Ingol

Alice Wilson from Ingol turns 100

A partially sighted woman who has dedicated most her life to looking after others has turned 100.
Join the crowds to see the 55th Manchester to Blackpool Classic Car run

Things to do this weekend (June 9 and 12)

There's a whole host of activities taking place this weekend... why not give one a go?
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Muriel Watson with her husband, Ray Watson.

Picture released after Muriel was killed in a car crash in Carnforth.

Family’s moving tribute to grandma killed in crash

The family of a woman killed in a crash with a bus have paid a moving tribute to the “loving and caring” grandma and mum.

The scene of the crash on Scotland Road in Carnforth. Picture: Google Street View.

UPDATE: Morecambe woman, 61, dies in car smash

A 61-year-old woman from Morecambe was killed and eight people on a bus were injured in a horror smash in Carnforth.

Appeal after woman dies in Carnforth crash

Appeal after woman dies in Carnforth crash

Police are appealing for information after a woman died following a collision in Carnforth.

Eight people are known to have been injured after a crash at Carnforth.

UPDATE: Morecambe woman dies in crash at Carnforth

A woman from Morecambe has been killed and several other people injured in a collision between a bus and a car at Carnforth.

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Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

Fulwood library will reopen “soon”

The new rulers of county hall have blocked the sale of Fulwood library, just three days after winning the county council elections.

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