Closed hilltop pub set to be converted into four houses

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Tuesday 1st September 2015

A CLOSED hilltop pub is set to be converted into four houses.

Woman raped in car park of John Lewis store

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:00am Tuesday 1st September 2015

A woman has been raped in the car park of a John Lewis store.

WORLD GRAVY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Hundreds turn out to support one of Lancashire’s oddest traditions

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Tuesday 1st September 2015

HUNDREDS of spectators turned out to support one of East Lancashire’s oddest traditions as the sixth annual World Gravy Wrestling Championships were staged.

Man seriously injured after car collides with bus

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:54pm Monday 31st August 2015

A MAN is in a serious condition in hospital after his car collided with a bus in Stacksteads.

Gambler scoops £30,000 with unusual football prediction

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Monday 31st August 2015

AN online customer made an unusual football prediction over the weekend to scoop £30,000 from a £5 bet.

Calderstones patient attacked fellow resident and kicked him repeatedly on the floor

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

5:00am Monday 31st August 2015

A CALDERSTONES patient attacked a fellow resident and kicked him repeatedly when he was on the floor.

BAILIFF BLITZ: Anger as councils refer soaring toll of unpaid debts

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Visits to families in arrears up nearly 2,000

5:00am Monday 31st August 2015

NEW figures have revealed a dramatic rise in the number of unpaid debts being referred to bailiffs by councils in East Lancashire.

Vets issue alert over tick troubles

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:30am Monday 31st August 2015

A COMBINATION of warm and wet weather over the summer holidays has led to vets warning pet owners about an increased risk in the number of ticks and fleas in the countryside.

Thousands enjoy the scenery at fourth annual canal festival

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:14am Monday 31st August 2015

ONE of East Lancashire’s most important industrial heritage sites was transformed into an ‘oasis of loveliness’ as the proud history of our waterways was revived.

Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in little corner of East Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:12am Monday 31st August 2015

A LITTLE corner of East Lancashire has run the American South and Chicago close as an authentic capital of the blues.

Jim Bowen: ‘Why my life is so smashing’

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:22am Monday 31st August 2015

Bullseye star Jim Bowen has suffered three debilitating strokes in the last four years. He tells DIANE COOKE that, as hard as it is at times, he can still find a reason to smile.

POLICE APPEAL: 12-year-old boy 'grabbed' by man with distinctive tattoo

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Sunday 30th August 2015

POLICE are trying to identify a man with a distinctive tattoo after a 12-year-old boy was grabbed on Friday evening.

Water watchdog in calls for cash to all affected Lancashire residents

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Sunday 30th August 2015

WATER watchdog the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) called on United Utilities to hand out swift compensation to customers affected by the boil water notice.

Boss speaks to TV crew in Marbella and ends up with new customers

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:55am Saturday 29th August 2015

WHEN they call ‘lights, camera, action’ on ITV’s latest reality series, an East Lancashire businessman can sit back with justified pride.

Tragedy as rescue dog campaigner collapses and dies just days before opening of husky trail

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Friday 28th August 2015

A RESCUE dog campaigner collapsed and died just days before the opening of a new husky trail which he worked tirelessly to transform into a reality.

Meet the floating 'nomad' whose quirky homemade raft is slowly sinking into the Leeds Liverpool canal

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:00am Friday 28th August 2015

A FLOATING ‘nomad’ who aims to transport a piano to London on his homemade raft is desperately appealing for local businesses help him to stay afloat in Rishton.

Man died at Royal Blackburn Hospital five years after horrific quad bike crash

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The Royal Blackburn Hospital

9:48am Friday 28th August 2015

A HORRIFIC quad bike crash five years ago contributed to the death of a former gym owner, it was ruled.

Young girl bitten by foster parents’ rottweiler dogs and made to kneel in scalding water

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: child

9:41am Friday 28th August 2015

A GIRL who soiled herself was made to kneel in scalding water by her foster mother, a family-court judge has concluded.

Water bug ban lifted in some areas of Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:56pm Friday 28th August 2015

UNITED Utilities has lifted the ‘boil your water’ advice in parts of Chorley.

Retail giant based in East Lancashire sees earnings rise by 50 per cent

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:40pm Friday 28th August 2015

A RETAIL giant based in East Lancashire has seen earnings rise by 50 per cent in its most recent financial results as it celebrates ‘a year of milestones’.

New midwifery chief brings 33 years experience to role

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:40pm Friday 28th August 2015

EAST Lancashire NHS Trust has named a new boss to oversee the delivery of babies across the region.

Blues musicians taking to railway to entice enthusiasts to star-studded festival events

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:52pm Friday 28th August 2015

BLUES fans in East Lancashire are being encouraged to once again let the train take the strain en-route to the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival.

Man faces court after break-ins at garden centre

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:48pm Friday 28th August 2015

AN alleged garden centre thief has been sent for crown court trial by magistrates in relation to four offences in East Lancashire and North Yorkshire, which are said to have netted hauls totalling at least £11,100.

How to find the best deal on your next used car

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:17pm Friday 28th August 2015

To help you find your perfect next car we have created an infographic, giving a step by step guide on what to look for to get the best deal.

'David's not dead' - Chilling message from newlywed charged with husband's murder

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:11pm Thursday 27th August 2015

THE wife of an East Lancashire defence lawyer David Edwards has appeared in court charged with his murder.

Drivers hit by traffic chaos after motorway smash causes diesel spillage

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:00am Thursday 27th August 2015

EAST Lancashire drivers commuting to and from Manchester were hit by traffic chaos on the M60 near Swinton last night.

Puppy buyers being urged only to use licensed breeders

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:45pm Thursday 27th August 2015

AN RSPCA inspector has warned residents in East Lancashire to make sure they are buying puppies from a registered licensed breeder.

Defence chiefs in radar warning over Scout Moor wind farm

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:59pm Thursday 27th August 2015

DEFENCE bosses have insisted that 16 giant wind turbines at Scout Moor would affect the radar for an airfield halfway across Lancashire.

BUDGET CUTS: East Lancashire police chief says he can no longer send officers to every reported crime

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Thursday 27th August 2015

EAST Lancashire’s top cop said it is ‘inevitable’ the public will see fewer police officers because of budget cuts.

Praise for scheme to save sheep from rustlers

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: A sheep (a Herdwick, actually)

3:42pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A FARMING union has welcomed the news that a scheme piloted in Lancashire to tackle sheep rustling is being rolled out further afield.

TOUR OF BRITAIN 2015: Cycling champion tests out route for big national race

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:40pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A COMMONWEALTH Games cyclist has warned Tour of Britain riders they face an uphill struggle outside Barnoldswick after putting the toughest climb on the course through its paces.

VIDEO: Food & Loire Valley Wines masterclass with wine expert Tom Canavan

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:07pm Thursday 27th August 2015

WATCH our video from a recent wine event to find out more about two major appellations of the Loire Valley – Rosé d’Anjou and Touraine - and the best food and wine matches.

WORLD NEWS: TV journalists shot dead live on air

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:32pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

US police are chasing the suspect in a fatal shooting of a reporter and cameraman during a live television broadcast, the governor of Virginia has said.

Woman dials 999 to ask for help tidying her kitchen

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:19pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A WOMAN called 999 to ask paramedics to help her tidy her kitchen and another time waster rang emergency services after his his toe nail had changed colour.

LATEST: New bride charged with murder after Lancashire lawyer stabbed to death

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:00am Wednesday 26th August 2015

THE wife of a 51-year-old lawyer stabbed to death in Chorley has been charged with his murder.

UK NEWS: Deadly black widow spider hitches ride on VW camper from California to UK

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:36pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A DEADLY black widow spider which hitched a 5,000-mile transatlantic ride in a Volkswagen camper van is now safely secured behind alarmed glass.

No end in sight for water bug safety alert across Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:36pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

UNITED Utilities has refused to give an end date for the boil-water alert for 300,000 customers in Lancashire, as criticism of handling of the crisis grew.

HUGE wasp found in garage is not deadly Asian giant hornet - it's actually harmless...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:30pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

ANIMAL experts were called in to identify a mystery insect thought to be a deadly Asian giant hornet found in an East Lancashire garage – but it turned out to be harmless.

Picture this? If you can't you may have aphantasia

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:56pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

IF counting sheep is an abstract concept, or you are unable to visualise the faces of loved ones, you could have aphantasia - a newly defined condition to describe people who are born without a "mind's eye".

Six face charges as part of major investigation into supply of cocaine and heroin

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:50pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

SIX people are to appear at Preston Crown Court after being charged with drug offences following raids as part of an investigation into cocaine and heroin supply across Chorley.

Popular air show on standby after Shoreham crash tragedy

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Wednesday 26th August 2015

ORGANISERS of an air show popular with visitors from East Lancashire are waiting to hear how new restrictions announced in the wake of the Shoreham tragedy will affect them.

Kids head back to school with billions of pounds worth of gadgets in their bags

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:00pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

Children will be sent through the school gates with billions of pounds worth of gadgets in their backpacks, despite parents fearing new technology is damaging their social skills.

TOUR OF BRITAIN 2015: Village saddles up for arrival of world’s elite

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:28pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

THE world’s best cyclists will arrive in Whalley to streets lined with specially designed flags.

SHOREHAM AIR INFERNO: Driver tells of lucky escape from deadly fireball

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Shoreham Airshow Crash

9:24am Wednesday 26th August 2015

A 4x4 driver has told how he was the last person to escape alive from the Shoreham air inferno, saying: "Two seconds later and it would have been me in there."

Paddy Power and Betfair agree possible merger to create one of world's biggest gambling businesses

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The new Paddy Power shop in Broadway

9:17am Wednesday 26th August 2015

One of the world's biggest gambling businesses is set to be created after Paddy Power and Betfair agreed a possible merger.

Female fish have become better swimmers in order to escape male sexual harassment

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:45am Wednesday 26th August 2015

FEMALE fish have become better swimmers in order to escape male sexual harassment, new research claims.

Situation in Far East ‘is unlikely to impact’ on our East Lancashire's firms

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:25pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

EAST Lancashire business bosses and politicians were today keeping their fingers crossed that the Chinese stock-market crash would not hit the local economy and residents’ pockets.

Performers set to entertain at House of Commons after impressing MP

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:10pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

AN ENERGETIC musical, penned by two Lancashire writers, is to set be performed on the terrace at the House of Commons.

VIDEO: Four dogs killed as suspicious fire wrecks devastated couple’s stable block

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:30am Tuesday 25th August 2015

FOUR dogs and two chickens died in a suspected arson blaze which tore through a stable block.

Woman born in North West to British father and Danish mother must take UK citizenship test to get passport — despite living here all her life

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Reyna Khosla

9:56am Tuesday 25th August 2015

A WOMAN who has lived in the North West all her life cannot get married or leave the country — and must now take a UK citizenship test because of her Danish roots.









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