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Morecambe man brains behind Eden Project north plan

A former Lancaster University student from Morecambe is the brains behind multi-million pound plans to bring Cornwall’s Eden Project north.

Business

World champ boxer Anthony Joshua sends message to terminal Overton boy

World heavyweight champion boxer Anthony Joshua took time out to send a heartfelt message to Reece Holt who has terminal brain cancer.
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Get out for a walk in Darwen on Sunday

Things to do (April 28 to 30)

Get yourself out and about this weekend with one or two of these fantastic events:

Whats on
Archdeacon of Lancaster Michael Everitt prays above the skies of Lancashire. Picture by Black Knights Parachute Centre.

Archdeacon of Lancaster says his prayers at 15,000 ft

The Archdeacon of Lancaster successfully swapped the pulpit for a parachute this month when he made a tandem jump from 15,000 feet for charity.

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, April 23, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Crime
Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire.

Lancashire care provider seeks rescue plan after financial pressures

Financial pressures have forced one of the country's biggest private home care providers to seek a rescue plan.
Business
Police want to speak to this male.

Appeal after spate of vehicle thefts

A series of vehicle thefts have led to police wanting to speak to one particular male.

Crime
Stately home

Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

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Laurence Knight as David Bowie in the Bowie Experience. Picture by Charlie Raven

Bowie Experience at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre

Bowie Experience – The Golden Years Tour - celebrating the music of the pop icon David Bowie, comes to Blackpool’s Grand Theatre on May 3.

Music
David Harland, CEO of the Eden Project, with Morecambe and Lunesdale MP David Morris

Eden Project plans for Morecambe dome site

Proposals to bring the world famous Eden Project attraction to Morecambe are in the pipeline.

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Joanna Jennings, from Bolton-le-Sands, will take on the London Marathon for Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Bolton-le-Sands mum’s London Marathon bid for Make A Wish

A mum will take on her first London Marathon challenge to help support critically ill children.

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The Memento Workshop is based on the Lubaina Himid exhibition at the Harris Museum

Things to do (April 21 - 23)

As the weather brightens up, why not get out and about to some of these events?

Whats on
Sir Michael Parkinson will be coming to Lancaster.  Picture by Neil Silk .

INTERVIEW: Sir Michael Parkinson speaks ahead of Lancaster show

TV legend Sir Michael Parkinson is getting ready to visit our city as part of a nationwide tour.

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An online survey has launched regarding views on Lancaster City Council.

Chance to have your say on Lancaster City Council

An online residents’ survey has been launched to help Lancaster City Council monitor satisfaction levels within the local area, the council and some of its services.

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Judges' Lodgings in Lancaster.

Reaction to Lancaster’s Judges’ Lodgings reopening

A group set up to save a Lancaster museum has finally been given the news it has been waiting for.

News
mergency rescue teams were scrambled to reports of a man in the River Lune, says the Coastguard.

Emergency call-out after man enters river

Emergency rescue teams were scrambled to reports of a man in the River Lune, says the Coastguard.
News

You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

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Lancaster Recycling Centre and landfill

Lancashire’s hard plastic goes straight to landfill, council reveals

Plastic items like toys and garden furniture are not currently being recycled in Lancashire and will end up in landfill, the county council has said.

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Fire crews were called to the incident

Woman cut free after two-car smash

A woman passenger had to be cut free by firefighters following a two-car crash in Lancaster.

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