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Motorist rescued from car in Lancaster as flood levels rise

Firefighters rescued a person trapped in a car as flood water levels rise in Lancaster.
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Felicity's parents were not initially concerned about the strange glint in her eyes

Mum warns parents to look out for hidden signs of cancer after daughter's shock diagnosis

A mum has told how her world was "torn apart" after doctors gave her the devastating news that her daughter was suffering from a rare form of cancer.
Health
Guardian reporter Gemma Sherlock joined a  team sleeping out on the steps of Lancaster town hall, raising money for the Lancaster and District Homeless Action Service.

Lancaster reporter shares experience of sleep out for homeless

Reporter GEMMA SHERLOCK joined a group who braved the freezing temperatures to sleep out on the steps of Lancaster Town Hall to raise awareness of homelessness. Here she talks about her experiences.

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Marquelle Ward as Aladdin and Dora Rubinstein as the Princess pay a flying visit to the Dukes. Picture by Darren Andrews.

PICTURES: Aladdin panto flies into Dukes

Tickets for The Dukes production of Aladdin are flying out of the box office.

Theatre
Laura Sandham, whose dance studio is in The Storey in Lancaster, has embarked on a project to get the elderly to dance with the young. Laura in her studio.  PIC BY ROB LOCK 13-11-2017

Lancaster dance teacher brings together children and the elderly

A teacher is embarking on a new project to connect the elderly and the young through dance.

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Police have launched an investigation after a shotgun was fired through the window of a house in Lancaster.

Investigation launched after shotgun fired in Lancaster

A shotgun was fired through the window of a house in Lancaster in an incident police believe is linked to one in Preston.

Crime
County Coun Geoff Driver

County Council leader Coun Geoff Driver's bail extended

The leader of Lancashire County Council Coun Geoff Driver has had his bail extended for three months.
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The Dukes new Associate Producer, Anna Nguyen.

New producer role at Lancaster theatre

The Dukes has welcomed a new Associate Producer as part of a drive to increase diversity in regional theatres.

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Chorley Christmas market

Where are this year's Christmas markets in Lancashire?

Here is a round up of festive markets in the region.
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One lane has been blocked and traffic is reported to be slow following the accident between junctions 35 and 34.

Lane closure after crash on southbound M6

A lane has been closed on the southbound M6 following an accident this morning.

Transport
The Bay has been sold to the Global Group.

Lancaster’s The Bay radio is sold to Global Group

Lancaster-based The Bay radio station and Kendal-based Lakeland Radio have been bought by Global from the CN group.

Business
Kevin Poynton, Sam Viera, Jim Wilson, Chairman of the Lancaster and District Masonic Group, and Peter Pemberton.

Cancer fund raising spearheaded by Goosnargh man raises more than £37,000

A prostate cancer research campaign spearheaded by a Goosnargh man has raised more than £37,000.

News
Police were called to a crash on the Bay Gateway.

Two car crash on Bay Gateway

Police were called to the Bay Gateway after two cars collided on Tuesday.

News
Air ambulance was called out to the incident

Motorcyclist injured in crash near Lancaster

A 31-year-old man suffered a serious leg injury following a collision close to Lancaster.

Crime
Gloria Grahame in The Dukes 1980 production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Nostalgia: Gloria Grahame's final wish at The Dukes in Lancaster

David Thacker was put in an impossible position when he was told his leading actress was dying.
News
Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, November 20, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases from Preston's courts.
Crime
Lancaster Town Hall.

Lancaster sleep out to help homeless

People are braving the elements in a sleep out on the steps of Lancaster Town Hall to raise awareness of homelessness.

News
Marcia Candianwent missing in Lancaster City Centre on Wednesday, November15.

Missing teenage girl may be in Preston

A teenage girl missing from Lancaster may be in Preston, say police.

Crime
The new link road is boosting the local economy

Lancashire's Bay Gateway named best project

One year since its opening, Lancashire’s Bay Gateway has been named the 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year.

Transport
Sketch is an exhibition being run at the Peter Scott Gallery in Lancaster

Things to do (November 16 to 21)

If you are looking for ideas of things to do this weekend, why try one or two of these?

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