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Campaign to honour fallen police officers

4 hours 11 min ago
Lancashire Police is backing a national campaign to honour police officers killed in the line of duty.

Morecambe takeaway to raise funds for families affected by Manchester terror attack

5 hours 49 min ago
A Morecambe takeaway is donating 10% of its bank holiday weekend takings to the families of those affected by the Manchester terror attack.

New Lancaster and Morecambe support group aims to help young male sex abuse victims

8 hours 11 min ago
A group set up to help male survivors of childhood sex abuse is aiming to launch a branch in the Lancaster and Morecambe area.

Society goes the distance for youth charity

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 5:00pm
The Lancaster branch of Yorkshire Building Society will be going the distance today, Thursday, May 25, in support of its charity partnership with End Youth Homelessness (EYH).Colleagues at the branch in St Nicholas Arcades will be joining others around the UK in cycling, rowing, running and walking to raise funds for EYH as the Society takes up the challenge of travelling 83,000 kilometres over their three year partnership – one kilometre for every homeless young person in the UK 3-1-5 Health Club have donated the bike to the society to support their fundraising. Colleagues will also be selling cakes and EYH trolley coin key rings in support of the partnership.Joanne Varey, Manager of the Lancaster branch of Yorkshire Building Society, said: “Over the course of the partnership we have set ourselves the challenge to cover a distance of 83,000km, which is over twice the circumference of the Earth, to reflect the 83,000 young people that are homeless in the UK each year.” Visitybs.co.uk/societymatters.

Polo Tower demolition date set

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 4:19pm
The Polo Tower is finally coming down.

Armed police on the streets after attack

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 4:00pm
Armed and unarmed officers are now on the streets of Cumbria for visible reassurance following Monday’s terror attack

Passengers may need ID to travel on ferries from Heysham

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 3:12pm
Passengers boarding ferries at Heysham Port should carry identification and check in early for sailings due to enhanced security measures after the Manchester terror attack.

Simple ceremony marks life of Morecambe’s homeless Chad

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 2:44pm
A simple remembrance ceremony marked the life of Morecambe’s well-known homeless man Chad.

Police warning over fraudulent fundraising websites

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 2:31pm
Police have warned people to be aware of fraudulent fundraising websites in the wake of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing.

Melling Manor House competition’s hospice pledge

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 2:00pm
A man behind a unique competition that could see the winner become the owner of a luxury Lune Valley house is pledging £25,000 of ticket sales to St John’s Hospice.

Blue torch relay raising awareness of mental health in Lancaster

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 1:30pm
A torch, similar to the Olympic one, will travel to Lancaster visiting emergency services to raise awareness of mental health.

Lancaster and Morecambe tattoo parlours donating cash from ‘Manchester bee’ tattoos to terror attack fund

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 11:18am
Tattoo parlours in Lancaster and Morecambe are donating the payments they receive from symbolic ‘Manchester bee’ tattoos this weekend to a fundraising appeal for families caught up in Monday’s terror attack.

Sky’s the limit as Lancaster University researcher wins grant for northern lights study

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 8:00am
A Lancaster University researcher is celebrating after receiving a grant, which is aimed at helping research into one of the great wonders of nature.

Morecambe has a new world champion

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 1:00pm
Morecambe is now home to a world champion.

Advice for parents following terror attack

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 12:30pm
In the wake of the recent attack in Manchester, a leading child psychiatrist in Lancashire is advising parents on how to emotionally support their children to deal with the shock.

New dates for John Bishop’s Lancaster show after postponement

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 12:27pm
Comedian John Bishop has postponed his Lancaster shows as a mark of a respect after the Manchester terror attack.

Man is attacked by a gang twice in a week

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 11:13am
Detectives are linking two assaults on the same man by a gang which have left him with serious injuries in hospital.

Vigils held as Lancaster shows its compassion

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 11:09am
Crowds gathered in Lancaster’s Dalton Square on Tuesday evening for a vigil to show support for Manchester in the wake of Monday night’s terror attack.

VIDEO: How new Broadway apartments might look

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 10:59am
Take a sneak peek at how luxury apartments on the site of the former Broadway hotel might look.

Morecambe to host It’s a Knockout for good cause

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 10:00am
Teams will bounce, fly and catapult into action to relive their childhood and raise vital funds for charity.

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