Rock band Massive Wagons talk about that mural in Lancaster and find out how you can get tickets for their secret gig in Preston

If you've been to Lancaster recently you may be wondering what that big mural is all about that has mysteriously appeared on the one-way system through the city?

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Massive two mile long flood wall plan for Lancaster

Plans to build a two mile long flood wall along the river Lune between Halton and Lancaster have been revealed.

A hosepipe ban looms

Water company urges people not to use hosepipe to avoid hosepipe ban

Water company United Utilities says it is struggling to meet demand with an extra half a billion litres of water a day being provided to customers across the North West.

Thomas Burrow, aged 12, rescued a five year old boy from the river Lune.

Lancaster schoolboy rescues children from river Lune

A 12-year-old boy made a daring rescue after two younger children got into difficulties while swimming in the River Lune.

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.
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.

Country pub

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

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

National Garden Scheme

Beautiful Lancashire gardens available to view via National Garden Scheme

People love a good nosey around someone else’s garden to see how they form their perennials and now is the perfect chance to snoop.

£95,000 grants will help cut flood risk to county

Four flood hit areas of Lancashire could soon be a step nearer having their flood risk reduced.

£4.4m pothole repair programme to be launched

There are thousands of potholes in Lancashire -  last month alone some 4,700 were found by council inspectors or reported by members of the public.
Dominic Gething, Senior Paramedic, and University of Cumbria student (left), Susan Rhind and Dave Warrington, Senior Paramedic, with the new hat kits

Sue’s tiny hats help save lives

It’s hats off to paramedic Susan Rhind for her pioneering work to help save the lives of the region’s newborn babies.

A Chinook helicopter

Aircraft noise over Lancaster and Morecambe part of large scale military exercise

Loud, low flying aircraft noise heard in the Lancaster and Morecamber area was most likely connected to a multi-national military exercise taking place in Northern England and Scotland.

Towneley Hall, Burnley

The best historic halls in Lancashire

Here is a list of historic halls and stately homes, as voted by readers.

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.


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. .

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.

Stunning views

Where are the best views in Lancashire?

Lancashire is full of stunning views.

The Coop in Carnforth was hit at around 3am on Thursday April 5 2018

Thieves ram-raid Lancashire supermarket with stolen JCB then make off with cash machine

Thieves used a stolen JCB to smash through a supermarket wall in Carnforth before stealing the cash machine.

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