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.

Four Britons confirmed dead in Canada seaplane crash

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:00pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

FOUR Britons died when a seaplane crashed during a sightseeing trip in Canada, the Foreign Office has confirmed.

United Utilities engineers ‘working round the clock’ to end parasite water scare

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:14pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

UNITED Utilities last night promised its Lancashire customers hit by a microscopic parasite in their water that its engineers were ‘working round the clock’ to end the scare.

Top 10 funniest jokes from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Tuesday 25th August 2015

COMIC Darren Walsh has scooped a prize after showing off the pundamentals of his craft at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Tories urged to ‘save rural bus services’ in Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:50pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

LANCASHIRE’S transport boss John Fillis has warned that key rural bus services are again under threat without an injection of government cash.

Calderstones patient leaves victim with fractured cheekbone after attack

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

4:15pm Monday 24th August 2015

A CALDERSTONES patient suffered a fractured cheekbone after being attacked by another.

Local company help prepare Dismaland site for latest Banksy project

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:17pm Monday 24th August 2015

FAMOUS and elusive street and graffiti artist Banksy can thank an East Lancashire landscape firm for his runaway Weston-super-Mare success Dismaland.

INSPIRATION: Chef with inoperable brain tumour the size of an apple shrugs health problems to help others

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:30am Monday 24th August 2015

A CHEF with an inoperable brain tumour the size of an apple has shrugged aside his own health problems to try to help others.

Lightning and flooding hits homes as storms wreak havoc across Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

7:20am Monday 24th August 2015

A TERRIFIED pensioner was forced to flee her home after it was struck by a “freak” bolt of lightning.

Water bug measures set to be lifted across Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:10am Monday 24th August 2015

UNITED Utilities bosses and scientists could make the decision to lift its ‘boil water’ alert for at least some parts of Lancashire affected by a microscopic bug as early as tomorrow.

East Lancashire star Diana Vickers plays for laughs in latest television venture

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:16am Monday 24th August 2015

EAST Lancashire singer and actress Diana Vickers shows her villainous side when she appears in a new spoof TV cop comedy.

Police issue warning after two vehicles stolen from drive of house

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Monday 24th August 2015

POLICE have issued a warning after two vehicles were stolen from the drive of a house in Helmshore.

Sophie Lancaster's story and anti-hate crime message set for TV

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:06pm Monday 24th August 2015

THE mother of murdered East Lancashire goth Sophie Lancaster will be taking comfort today, on the eighth anniversary of her death, that her campaign to end such hate-crimes is to hit the TV screens soon.

Man evacuated from fells by mountain rescuers after collapsing on Cat Bells

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: RESCUE: Stand-in team covers for Wasdale in Scafell Pike incident

4:31pm Sunday 23rd August 2015

A 59-YEAR-OLD man was stretchered from a Lakeland fell after collapsing with a fit earlier today.

Drink driver who decided to leave barbecue after falling out with girlfriend caught by police

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Sunday 23rd August 2015

A 50-YEAR-OLD man who decided to drive home after falling out with his girlfriend at a barbecue attracted the attention of police when he suffered a puncture on the Shuttleworth Hall link road in Padiham.


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