Cabinet dismisses pleas to save county libraries

It took less than two hours today for Lancashire County Council’s cabinet to sign the final execution papers for a host of Lancashire libraries and children’s centres - despite being forced to think again.

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Police stopped and checked vehicles in a crackdown on rural crime.

Vehicles checked in Carnforth in police crackdown on rural crime

Over 100 vehicles were stopped and checked by police officers this week as part of an operation to tackle the theft of plant and farm equipment.

A financial adviser from Carnforth has been fined and banned for lying about her qualifications.

Financial adviser from Carnforth is banned and fined

A financial adviser from Carnforth has been banned from trading for ‘lying repeatedly’ about her qualifications and using fake documents in an attempt to deceive the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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Seven-year-old Euan Hird is recovering following an escalator accident. He is pictured with sister Zara Hird, 4 and mum Nishala Hird.

Carnforth boy, 7, faces long road to recovery after escalator accident

A schoolboy from Carnforth who suffered horrific injuries on a holiday when his foot got mangled in an escalator is still recovering a year on.

Biker suffers multiple fractures in road crash

Biker suffers multiple fractures in road crash

Police are appealing for information after a motorcyclist was seriously injured close to Carnforth.

A biker was injured in an accident near Carnforth. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Biker injured in smash near Carnforth

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in an accident close to Carnforth.

British Transport Police were called to the scene when a crane collapsed, possibly injuring the driver.

Carnforth crane collapse driver escapes with minor injury

British Transport Police raced to the scene of an accident in Carnforth where a crane had fallen and trapped the driver.

Feeding the Lemurs at the Lakeland Wildlife Oasis

Family zoo is a labour of love

For Dave and Jo Marsden, working with animals is a labour of love and it certainly has to be when running your own zoo.

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Prime Minister David Cameron with Morecambe MP David Morris

Morecambe MP David Morris could run for Prime Minister

Morecambe MP David Morris said he is “prepared to throw his hat in the ring” for Prime Minister following the resignation of David Cameron.

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Leighton Hall, Carnforth, home to the Gillow family since the 18th century

Owner Suzie Reynolds guides visitors around the home, Pam Shread on a tour with schoolchildren and Leighton Hall Falconer Jim Brown

Hall’s well for the family who look after a superior historic home

Leighton Hall is a beautiful historic Lancashire house that has had to work to earn its keep, but this week owners the Reynolds family and staff have received a special tourism recognition for their “Superior Service.”

The junction of Nineteen Acre Lane and the A6 at Yealand. Google Streetview.

Witness appeal after fatal crash near Carnforth

A witness appeal has been launched after a 65-year-old Warton man died following a collision on the a6 near Yealand Conyers.

The junction of Nineteen Acre Lane and the A6 at Yealand. Google Streetview.

Biker dies after collision near Carnforth

A man has died following a collision between a motorbike and car near Carnforth.

Coun Jennifer Mein

Could Lancashire’s cuts hit libraries still be saved?

PLANS to close 37 county libraries have been branded unnecessary and “shameful” by the leader of Lancashire County Council’s Conservative opposition group.

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County Coun John Fillis

Council unveils £23m road works for Lancashire

LANCASHIRE County Council is set to give the go-ahead for £23.5m repairs and improvements to the county’s roads, pavements, bridges and walkways.

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Bogus caller warning to residents in Carnforth area

Homeowners are being urged to be vigilant following several reports of bogus callers.


Police appeal for witnesses to Carnforth collision

A car collided with a pedestrian in Carnforth.

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