Apprentice builder who died in motorbike crash was 11 times above drug-driving limit

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Saturday 3rd October 2015

AN APPRENTICE builder, who died after he was thrown over the handlebars of his motorbike, was 11 times above the drug-driving limit, an inquest heard.

Volunteers needed for pain relief drug tests

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Friday 2nd October 2015

A DRUG trial taking place in Lancashire will be among the first in the world to investigate the potential of an innovative drug for a chronic pain condition related to diabetes.

Motorists to get 10 minutes grace in private car parks from today

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:11am Friday 2nd October 2015

MOTORISTS will get a 10-minute grace period if they stay too long in thousands of private car parks from today.

'YOU KNOW NOTHING!': Game of Thrones star says Jon Snow is definitely dead

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:06am Friday 2nd October 2015

GAME Of Thrones fans may not be very happy with Maisie Williams's latest revelation about the show.

Cyclist suffers fractured skull after colliding with motorcyclist in Darwen

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:43am Friday 2nd October 2015

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two men were injured following a collision in Darwen yesterday.

7 fun things to do this weekend across East Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Friday 2nd October 2015

WITH the early autumn good weather hopefully continuing this weekend there are a host of family events happening in East Lancashire.

Daughter proud of late mother’s courage in giving her body for medical training in major TV documentary

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Friday 2nd October 2015

A PROUD daughter has spoken of her late mother’s courage in giving her body for medical training and taking part in a major TV documentary on the subject.

No drive to crack down on smokers in cars, say police

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Friday 2nd October 2015

ENFORCING a ban on people smoking in cars with passengers under 18 will not be the ‘number one priority’ for police officers in Lancashire.

New scheme can deliver savings on Lancashire home bills

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:30pm Friday 2nd October 2015

SIX million pounds will be up for grabs next year to enable Lancashire residents to get energy saving measures to keep their homes warm and bills down.

CHEERS! Five great places to go for a pint in and around Blackburn

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:25am Thursday 1st October 2015

LOVE a pint but don't know where to go after work? Our resident pub expert Mark Briggs gives his five recommendations...

UPDATE: Motorcyclist injured after colliding with car on M65

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:00am Thursday 1st October 2015

TRAFFIC was slow on the M65 westbound as North West Motorway Police were forced to close a lane due to an accident.

Two British women die in late-night Costa Brava swim tragedy

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:30pm Thursday 1st October 2015

TWO British women have died after getting into trouble in rough seas off the coast of Spain.

Lancashire’s finest restaurants, hotels and attractions vying for tourist honours

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:24pm Thursday 1st October 2015

A HOST of East Lancashire’s finest restaurants, hotels and attractions will be vying for honours as the county’s top tourist spots battle it out later this year.

Police searching for missing Lancashire girl in Edinburgh

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:12am Thursday 1st October 2015

POLICE in Edinburgh are appealing for information to help trace a Lancashire teenager reported missing in the city centre.

One of East Lancashire’s best-known livestock auctions fined after lame sheep put on sale

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:00pm Thursday 1st October 2015

ONE of East Lancashire’s best-known and busiest livestock auctions has been fined after 23 lame sheep were prevented from going through the sale ring.

Farmer’s relief despite fire wrecking chicken shed

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:47pm Thursday 1st October 2015

A FARMER has spoken of his relief that no chickens were killed in a major fire in his poultry shed.

Lancashire vicar and daughter arrested on suspicion of murder re-bailed by police

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:26am Thursday 1st October 2015

A LANCASHIRE vicar and his daughter arrested on suspicion of murder and the conspiracy to conceal the birth of a child have been re-bailed by police.

Britain losing £350m a year in house moves

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:13pm Thursday 1st October 2015

FORGET securing a mortgage, finding your dream property and having your offer accepted… it seems the actual moving part of moving house is one of the hardest parts of the process.

Store steps in as post office bids farewell

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: A Royal Mail post box

2:20pm Thursday 1st October 2015

A VILLAGE post office is to closed to be replaced by a new seven-day-a-week service within a village store.

Top Lancashire comic Dave Spikey set to announce name of guide dog puppy

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:30pm Thursday 1st October 2015

COMEDIAN Dave Spikey will be announcing the name of a guide dog puppy after a the new branch of a charity raised £5,000 to train its first one.

Police called to house after man seen carrying firearm

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:06pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

POLICE were called to a house after a man was seen carrying a firearm.

1.2m UK drivers hit by Volkswagen scandal

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:48pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

NEARLY 1.2 million UK motorists will be told to have their vehicles “corrected” because they are fitted with the software behind the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal, the company has said.

Can you translate these typical Lancashire phrases from French?

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:30pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

FRENCH staff who work with an East Lancashire aerospace firm are being given intensive English courses in the county.

IN PICTURES: Blackburn’s acid house raves remembered

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:50am Wednesday 30th September 2015

BLACKBURN'S rave scene exploded in 1989 – thousands of people flocked from across the country to attend parties in disused warehouses and open fields.

Illegal taxi man caught by car check while driving teen to school

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: At least a dozen knife-point robberies on taxi drivers have been reported to police in the past month

12:17pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

A TAXI driver who was stopped at a checkpoint whilst taking a teenager to school was found to be driving an unlicensed taxi and driving without insurance.

More than 400 Lancashire drivers make claims for pothole damage

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Wednesday 30th September 2015

MORE than 400 drivers in Lancashire made claims against the council for damage caused to their vehicle by potholes, new figures have revealed.

Stub out your cigarettes during October – and then for good ...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:12pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

SMOKERS are being urged to kick the habit tomorrow — and for the whole of October.

Tools stolen from van in £1,000 raid

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:40am Wednesday 30th September 2015

TOOLS were stolen from a van in Rising Bridge in a £1,000 raid.

Can you offer a long-term home to a 12-year-old East Lancashire schoolboy?

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:45am Wednesday 30th September 2015

AN URGENT appeal has been launched to find a long-term home for a 12-year-old East Lancashire schoolboy.

Football tournament organised to honour talented musician who died earlier this year

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:10pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

A FOOTBALL tournament organised to honour a talented musician who died earlier this year attracted teams from far and wide.

Fifty fun facts to celebrate Thunderbirds' special anniversary

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Thunderbirds co-creator says it's 'strange' hearing Lady Penelope voiced by Rosamund Pike

10:26am Wednesday 30th September 2015

CLASSIC TV series ‘Thunderbirds’ is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year and to celebrate super-fan Martin Hutchinson presents 50 little known facts about this much loved children's programme.

Lucky Lancashire punter scoops £45,000 after incredible Everton comeback

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:40am Tuesday 29th September 2015

ONE lucky Lancashire punter was celebrating on Monday night after turning a fiver into £45,000 by bashing the bookies with odds of more than 9000/1.

PICTURES: World's largest seahorse found off English coast

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:25pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

A FISHERMAN has captured the largest seahorse ever recorded in the wild in the world.

Stop bitching and support wounded soldiers, says Help for Heroes boss

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:33pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

THE boss of military charity Help for Heroes has hit back at criticism of how it spends its money, saying: "We're helping people get better, not running a hotel chain."

National news: Man dies after pet dog drags him into the road

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Dog awareness day in Chard

10:15am Tuesday 29th September 2015

A dog walker has died after his pet bolted across a road into the path of a car.

Army visit to East Lancashire mosque ‘opens doors’

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:10pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

ARMY chiefs say a unique visit to an East Lancashire mosque has inspired them to build greater relations with the Muslim community in the region.

Lancashire Alton Towers crash victim wants 'Smiler' ride shut for good

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:37am Tuesday 29th September 2015

A WOMAN who had her leg amputated after the rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers in Staffordshire wants The Smiler to be shut for good - as park bosses have spoken of reopening the ride.

MEN IN BLACKBURN: The North takes over Twitter with #makeamovienorthern

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Men In Black II (five, 7.25pm) Will Smith and Tommy Lee  (13134780)

9:30am Tuesday 29th September 2015

NORTHERNERS have been taking over Twitter again as the hash tag 'make a movie northern' has seen users add a northern twist on film classics.

Plans to build homes on 'last green green space in Hapton' opposed by residents

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Tuesday 29th September 2015

PLANS to build homes on the “last green green space in Hapton” are being opposed by residents and councillors.

Parties must unite on Europe, says Will Straw

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:24pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

A DEFEATED East Lancashire Labour candidate from May’s general election has urged his party’s supporters to resist letting tribalism undermine attempts to win the in-out referendum on the EU.

Man reunited with car number plate after 50 years

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:36pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

WE all have a story to tell about ‘the one that got away’ – that great love of our life that we lost in our foolish youth.

Driver treated after car and bike crash

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:43pm Monday 28th September 2015

A CAR and a motorbike were involved in a crash in Belmont Road.

Lucky winner scoops £5.1 million jackpot in National Lottery

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:39am Monday 28th September 2015

ONE winner scooped Saturday's £5.1 million Lotto jackpot, Camelot said.

7 things we learned from John McDonnell's Labour Party conference speech

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:53pm Monday 28th September 2015

SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell has addressed the Labour Party conference in Brighton. But what did we learn from his first speech to delegates since he was elevated from the backbenches?

East Lancashire company set to safeguard ‘billionaire bling’ at event

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:02pm Monday 28th September 2015

AN EAST Lancashire firm has been tasked with offering advice to safeguard the world’s most expensive sea craft.

East Lancashire firm set to power 1,000mph car in speed record bid

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:56pm Monday 28th September 2015

AN East Lancashire firm could help power a spectacular vehicle to create a new world speed record.

Christmas is coming early - on a canal barge...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:50pm Monday 28th September 2015

IT may still be September but that didn’t stop hundreds of shoppers getting firmly into the spirit of Christmas.

Former England and Todmorden fast bowler Frank Tyson dies - aged 85

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:11pm Monday 28th September 2015

A FORMER England fast bowler who was a professional at Todmorden has died aged 85.

IN PICTURES: Delight as Lancashire stargazers sight supermoon

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:26am Monday 28th September 2015

STARGAZERS across Lancashire have observed a blood red "supermoon" in the skies above Britain for the first time in 30 years.

Fun day sets the seal on school’s £6.2m facelift

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:10pm Monday 28th September 2015

A SCHOOL has marked the completion of a three-year, £6.2m construction project.


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