Lancashire court listings - Monday, June 18, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

More cash for county council reserves now - but £144m "funding gap" still predicted by 2021

The reserves of cash strapped Lancashire County Council are getting a nearly £21m boost - thanks to underspending by the council in 2017/18.
Catch the Wind kite festival

Kite festival returns to Morecambe

More Music’s annual Catch the Wind Kite Festival returns to Morecambe Promenade on Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24 from 12pm to 5pm.

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley.

Shrimps’ boss is hoping for happier days under the club’s new owners

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley hopes the club can plan for a brighter future under their new owners.

Olympic hockey star Sam Quek, Reece Holt and Taylor Seddon support the Clatterbridge Buy a Brick campaign

Lancashire lads Taylor and Reece want you to 'Buy a Brick'

Two Lancashire lads who are patients at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre are urging people to support a fund-raising campaign using a popular children’s toy. Aasma Day finds out why Lego fans Taylor Seddon and Reece Holt want people to “Buy a Brick”.

The Radford family in Australia. Picture from Channel 4's 19 Kids and Counting.

Biggest family announce news of 21st baby

Britain’s biggest family, who live in Morecambe, have announced that mum Sue is pregnant with her 21st baby.

Head to the Fylde Coast for the annual Beaverbrooks Bike Ride

Things to do (June 1 - 5)

There's something for everyone happening in and around Lancashire over the weekend:

Whats on
Former Lancashire Evening Post studio manager and cartoonist Ken Wignall celebrating his 80th birthday with eldest grandchildren Ben and Sam

Cartoonist Ken Wignall leaves a legacy of laughter

Glowing tributes have been paid to cartoonist and former Lancashire Evening Post art studio manager Ken Wignall - the man who could not stop drawing.
Phil is raising money for The Stroke Association.

Stroke survivor Phil Woodford set to take on 978-metre-high Scafell Pike

A stroke survivor is taking on England’s highest mountain to raise vital funds for other people affected by the medical condition.

VIDEO: Porpoise rescued after becoming stranded in Morecambe Bay

A porpoise had to be rescued after it became stranded near Arnside.


Lancashire court listings - May 28, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.


VIDEO: Stranded porpoise rescued from Morecambe Bay beach

RNLI volunteers and Marine Life Rescue rushed to the rescue of a stranded porpoise near Arnside.

The scene at Booths in Lancaster

UPDATE: Thieves target two Lancaster cash machines

Detectives are investigating two cash machine burglaries in Lancaster.

Booths ramraid

Cash machine attack at Lancaster supermarket

A Lancaster supermarket came under attack in what is becoming an increasingly regular form of crime.

The Canal Turn

Best pubs to stop by during a walk in Lancashire

It's the perfect weather for a stroll in Lancashire's countryside or coastal areas.

Take a trip on a bus like this at Morecambe Vintage Bus Day

Things to do (May 25 - 29)

Take your pick of these great events happening over the Bank Holiday weekend:

Whats on
Country pub

Where are the best pubs to drop by during a walk in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.


Lancashire court listings - Monday, May 21, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.

Bikers line route for Russell's funeral

Hundreds of bikers lined the streets for the funeral of Blood Bikes volunteer Russell Curwen, who died while on duty.
Wigan And Leigh Magistrates' Court

Drunk Morecambe man, 25, ‘soiled himself’

A Morecambe man who defecated on himself in a train station waiting room was drunk and disorderly, a court heard.

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