GENERAL ELECTION 2015: Fancy a flutter? Your constituency odds...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:16pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

THE polls open at 7am tomorrow with eager candidates all believing they are in with a shout.

APPALLING: Veteran nurse banned over Twitter abuse

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Guilty verdict has allowed me to exorcise some demons, says victim of QEGS teacher

5:00am Wednesday 6th May 2015

A DEPUTY ward manager who abused staff from an East Lancashire health trust on Twitter and via a personal blog has been suspended for six months.

HE'S BACK! Three-year-old reunited with beloved twin brother after beating meningitis

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Wednesday 6th May 2015

A THREE-year-old boy left fighting for life after being struck down with meningitis is now recuperating at home with his beloved twin.

‘Citizen’ historians wanted to collect memories of football during WW1

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:02pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

EAST Lancashire football fans are being asked to take part in a new initiative that records the story of the sport during the First World War.

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: East Lancashire voters reflect bigger picture

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:01pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

THE election campaign is nearly over and some of our panel of undecided voters have made up their minds but some, in-keeping with almost a third of the nation, have not.

East Lancashire charities chase your vote to secure pay-out

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:00pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

EAST Lancashire charities are mobilising their supporters in a bid to win a public vote to secure vital funding.

Work begins on restoring Lancashire’s ‘Downton’ - at a cost of £500k

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:51pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

WORK on restoring East Lancashire’s ‘Downton’ – at a cost of around £500,000 – is set to begin today.

East Lancs writer hoping to match success of Shameless with new drama

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:50pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

NO shortage of police attention was paid to writer Paul Abbott’s East Lancashire estate when he was growing up — and now he’s having a stab at his own police drama.

Region has UK high for asthma patients

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:10pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

A HEALTH campaigner in East Lancashire has urged patients with asthma to stay on top of the condition as it was revealed the North West has more people that suffer with the illness than anywhere else in the UK.

Court’s ruling leaves ex-Woolworths staff ‘heartbroken’

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:00am Monday 4th May 2015

DOZENS of ex-Woolworths and Ethel Austin workers in East Lancashire are facing heartbreak after being told that they are not entitled to compensation payouts following the demise of the former high street giants.

SCANDALOUS: Decision not to install lights on M65 slammed by critics

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:00am Monday 4th May 2015

A DECISION not to install overhead lights as part of the revamped central reservation of the M65 between junctions 10 and 14 has been slammed as ‘scandalous’ by critics.

Jail threat to ‘racing’ drivers after crash causing extensive damage

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:00am Monday 4th May 2015

TWO people have been given suspended prison sentences after one of them crashed while he was racing the other.

East Lancs charity in Nepal earthquake relief effort

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:51pm Monday 4th May 2015

AN EAST Lancashire charity has sent a team of 15 people to Nepal to help with the aid effort following the devastating earthquake that hit the country over a week ago.

East Lancashire residents urged to take part in Great British Bee Count 2015

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

8:00am Sunday 3rd May 2015

WILDLIFE presenters Steve Backshall, Michaela Strachan and Miranda Krestovnikoff are urging people in East Lancashire to get outside and take part in the Great British Bee Count 2015, which is taking place throughout May.

Nurse raises concerns over mental health ward violence

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The Royal Blackburn Hospital

12:02pm Saturday 2nd May 2015

A NURSE raised concerns about violence against staff on Lancashire’s mental health wards, and appeared to link the issue with the high use of physical restraint against patients.

Hovercraft fan all set to power up contest after clearing oil fields of mines

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 2nd May 2015

A DAD who swapped life on a farm to search oil fields in the Middle East for unexploded bombs is hosting the first round of a national competition at his farm this weekend.

Campaigners fighting to save only pub in village raise £50k

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:10am Friday 1st May 2015

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to save the only pub in their village have raised more than £50,000 inside of three weeks.

D-day looms for Burnley to Manchester train link as tests continue

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:01am Friday 1st May 2015

EXCITEMENT is building as the countdown continues to the first direct train service between Burnley and Manchester in 43 years.

VIDEO: Moving home more stressful than heartbreak for adults in North West

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:16pm Friday 1st May 2015

THE average North Westerner moves four times in a lifetime according to new research from energy company E.ON, enduring three months and three weeks of move-day stresses and strains on each occasion.

Lane closed on M65 after early morning crash

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:12pm Thursday 30th April 2015

A LANE is closed on the M65 eastbound between Junction 5 and Junction 6 as repairs are carried out to the central reservation following a crash earlier this morning.

May Day weekend fun to go ahead despite bad weather forecast

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:46pm Thursday 30th April 2015

EAST Lancashire residents wanting to make the most of the Bank Holiday weekend may be forced to dodge the showers as they do so.

As accident investigation ends, heartbroken fiancee vows to continue hunt for witnesses

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Thursday 30th April 2015

THE fiancée of a man killed in motorcycle accident says she will not give up in her attempt to find out the truth about his death, after police announced that the investigation was being closed.

Project supported by Lottery Fund could see improved East Lancs watercourses

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:53pm Thursday 30th April 2015

MAJOR ecological improvements could be made to some of East Lancashire’s watercourses as part of a £1.6 million project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

VIDEO: Lancashire YFC impress at national jump rope finals

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:18pm Thursday 30th April 2015

A LANCASHIRE young farmers club is celebrating after finishing runners-up in the national NFYFC jump rope competition.

Crime-fighting youngsters sworn in as counties latest police cadets

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:45pm Thursday 30th April 2015

CRIME-FIGHTING youngsters from across East Lancashire have been sworn in as the counties latest police cadets.

Coffee morning planned

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Cup of black coffee (13527139)

4:15pm Thursday 30th April 2015

BOLTON-le-Sands Floral and Horticultural Society is holding its annual spring coffee evening and bedding plant sale on Thursday May 14, starting at 7pm, in the Community Centre.

Tory bigwig condemned by Nigel Evans for suggesting Trough of Bowland fracking

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:52pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

ETON-EDUCATED Tory grandee Sir Nicholas Soames has been condemned by his Ribble Valley colleague Nigel Evans for suggesting ‘fracking’ should be piloted in the Trough of Bowland.

St Barnabas students meet their new classmates - six baby ducks...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:10am Wednesday 29th April 2015

YOUNGSTERS are having a cracking time learning about life-cycles.

Traffic backlog after accident on M65 at Whitebirk

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:34pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

TRAFFIC ground to a halt on the M65 after a multi-vehicle collision.

Orville ventriloquist Keith Harris dies after cancer battle

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:42am Tuesday 28th April 2015

VENTRILOQUIST Keith Harris, famous for his act with his puppet duck Orville, died today aged 67, his agent said.

VIDEO: Watch as huge falling 'fireball' lights up East Lancashire sky

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:00am Tuesday 28th April 2015

THE East Lancashire sky lit up briefly under the glare of a huge falling fireball at the weekend – sparking fears that it might be a ‘plane crash or the end of the world’.

SCAM ALERT: Police issue warning over Apple email con

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Apple's profit for the final quarter of last year is the highest ever recorded by a public company, beating the previous record set by ExxonMobil in 2012. Pic: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

2:44pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

RESIDENTS have been issued a warning about spam emails purporting to be coming from iTunes, Apple’s music service.

RICH LIST: Wealthiest person with East Lancashire links has estimated £2.37bn worth

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:07am Tuesday 28th April 2015

SOME of the country’s wealthiest people hailed from East Lancashire, the latest Sunday Times Rich List has revealed.

Faulty Tyre Pressure Monitoring System now automatic MOT fail

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Image for Merlin MOT

2:50pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

A FAULTY Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is now an automatic MOT fail and is already catching motorists in East Lancashire out.

Forty businesses sign letter as election run-in steps up to big day

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:30pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

ALMOST 40 East Lancashire firms were among those to sign a letter in support of a Conservative-led government.

North West Ambulance bosses heading to USA to speed up 999 times

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Ambulance stations are understaffed, say some campaigners

1:14pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

BOSSES at North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) are to send three members of staff to Seattle for six days on a fact finding mission to try and improve their own service.

'Brilliant' staff recognised at East Lancashire hospitals award ceremony

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:33pm Monday 27th April 2015

A HELPFUL maintenance man, an inspiring leader and a down-to-earth consultant were among the “brilliant” staff to be recognised at the annual award ceremony for East Lancashire’s hospitals.

Plan to expand England’s second biggest onshore wind farm officially submitted

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:00am Monday 27th April 2015

A PLAN to expand England’s second biggest onshore wind farm has been officially submitted.

East Lancashire weekend hospital 'death rates' drop significantly

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: SITE Royal Blackburn Hospital

9:29am Monday 27th April 2015

THE ‘death rate’ for patients treated at the Royal Blackburn and Burnley General hospitals during the weekend has dropped significantly - following an increase in senior doctors on the wards.

Labour-run Lancashire County Council blasted over advert for ‘zero-hours jobs’

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:55am Monday 27th April 2015

THE Labour-run Lancashire County Council has been criticised after appearing to offer zero-hours contracts.

Royals pay tribute to our 600 fallen heroes of Gallipoli

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:09am Monday 27th April 2015

SIX hundred soldiers from the Lancashire Fusiliers were among those remembered in a dawn pilgrimage to mark the 100th anniversary of the doomed Gallipoli campaign on Saturday.

Patriotic Lancastrians out in force to celebrate St George’s Day

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:43pm Monday 27th April 2015

PATRIOTIC Lancastrians were out in force to celebrate St George’s Day this weekend.

TODMORDEN CURVES: Nude life drawings inspired by re-opening of train junction

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:47am Monday 27th April 2015

THE Todmorden Curves are finally going on show in East Lancashire – but it is not what you would think.

‘Princesses’ set for right royal festival in Blackburn

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:50pm Monday 27th April 2015

BLACKBURN’S Pop Up Princesses will take to the stage at a nature-themed festival in the town this June.

WHO YOU GONNA CALL? Ghostbusters 'ECTO-1' yours for £1,400...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:00am Sunday 26th April 2015

EVER wanted to own a Ghostbusters car? Well here’s ‘who you gonna call’.

Specialist Lancashire nurses issued mental health restraint alert

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: File photo dated 06/11/10 of an NHS logo as figures suggest that NHS hospitals spend more than £750 million a year on hiring temporary doctors - and the cost has almost doubled in two years. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday November 10, 201

5:00am Saturday 25th April 2015

A TEAM of specialist nurses wrote to NHS executives to raise ‘significant concerns’ about the use of dangerous face-down restraint techniques on mental health wards in Lancashire, it has been revealed.

Blackburn bride broke leg after tripping on wedding dress - forcing her to miss dream Mexico honeymoon

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:10am Friday 24th April 2015

A BRIDE broke her leg badly when she tripped on her wedding dress while dancing at her reception.

SCHOOLS AWARDS 2015: Nominate the best for deserved honours

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:07pm Friday 24th April 2015

THE Lancashire Telegraph is once again seeking the best pupils, staff, teachers and support staff, as it today launches the Lancashire Telegraph Schools Awards 2015.

Game of Thrones actress to battle Joey Essex at Turf Moor Soccer Six tournament

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:20am Friday 24th April 2015

THREE more celebrities have been confirmed for this year’s Soccer Six football tournament in Burnley.

Lancashire County Council defer on fracking plan decision

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:54pm Friday 24th April 2015

COUNTY council chiefs have agreed to extend the the window for councillors to decide on a controversial fracking application.









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