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Tributes paid after tragic death of Morecambe teenager

Tributes poured in this week after the death of a 16-year-old Morecambe girl.

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Rachel O'Neil and son Reece Holt.

Brave Overton schoolboy faces up to terminal cancer diagnosis

Overton schoolboy Reece Holt goes public today to announce his brain cancer is terminal.

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County Coun Azhar Ali

Call to end stalemate on devolution deal for Lancashire

The campaign to gain devolution for Lancashire has been kickstarted this week by the county council’s Labour opposition group.

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An investigation has been launched after a truck fire in Bolton-le-Sands.

Truck fire on Bolton-le-Sands house driveway

A pickup truck fire in Bolton-le-Sands is believed to have been started deliberately, according to the fire service.

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Isaac Lowe (right) on the attack against Ryan Walsh in their British featherweight title at the Manchester Arena

Lowe wants rematch with champ after judges call a draw

Isaac Lowe insists he beat Ryan Walsh at the weekend and now wants a rematch with the British champion.

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Cabinet member Coun Keith Iddon watches a pothole being repaired in Chipping recently.

Axed pothole policy ‘put lives in danger’

A new repair policy to tackle Lancashire’s escalating pothole crisis has been withdrawn by the county council amid claims it could endanger lives.

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The view out towards Morecambe Bay.

New ITV drama filmed and set in Morecambe

A new detective drama filmed in Morecambe Bay will be a huge boost for tourism, say business leaders.

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County Coun John Fillis, deputy leader of the Labour group

County councillors clash over leaked pay for top executive

A County Hall row over leaked information on top salaries has escalated after leaders of the two biggest political parties lodged complaints about each other.

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, February 12, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Crime
Morecambe FC's Globe Arena.

Morecambe FC issue statement insisting they were NOT subject to winding up order

Morecambe FC have clarified reports they were subject to a winding up order this week.

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County Coun John Fillis

Eleventh hour bid to keep county's community transport services on the road

An eleventh hour bid will be made tomorrow to save Lancashire’s community transport services from cutbacks.

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Head to Brockholes Nature Reserve for an After Dark Walk

Things to do (February 10 to 18)

With half-term looming, there's plenty of events to keep the kids entertained over the weekend and beyond.

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County Coun Geoff Driver

Consultation on Council's new halal meat policy after school meals boycott threatened

A one month consultation has been launched on Lancashire County Council’s controversial plans to change its halal meat policy.

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Morecambe Community High School

New Morecambe High head vows to turn around ailing school

New Morecambe High head Vicki Michael has vowed to turn the fortunes of the school around over the next 18 months.

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Morecambe heavyweight Tyson Fury

‘Hitman’ Hatton’s has fears for Fury

Ricky Hatton fears Morecambe’s Tyson Fury may already have done “too much damage” to his career by the time he launches his comeback.

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VIDEO: Late Morecambe musician Dom's final performance

The footage shows The Bottlenecks performing on stage with a backing drumming track of their late band member, Dominic Clayton.

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PICTURES: Tribute night for Morecambe drummer

Hundreds gathered to pay tribute to Morecambe musician, Dominic Clayton.

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Elle Roberts, of Wise Workshops, Morecambe.

Morecambe woman breaks silence on mental health after cancer battle

A woman who battled cancer twice has opened up about the effect the illness has had on her mental health.

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Far left, Martin Flemming, centre, Emma Clayton, Dominic's sister and wife of Dominic, Michelle Clayton with their daughter. Picture by Mike Jackson.

Crowds raise £4k for Morecambe drummer's family

Hundreds packed out a Morecambe pub to attend a fundraiser in memory of a popular drummer.

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Witness appeal after motorbike crash in Morecambe

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motor cyclist suffered serious leg injuries following a collision in Morecambe.

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