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Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:20:12 +0000

Last Build Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:20:12 +0000


Two homes planned for locked-up Carnforth police station

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 06:01:35 +0000

THE conversion of Carnforth's locked-up police station into two houses was on the agenda at Carnforth Town Council last night (Wednesday, March 21).

PROPERTY: New Lancaster apartments are just what doctor ordered

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 18:00:04 +0000

A FORMER nurses' home has been transformed into luxury apartments at a cost of £1 million.

Carnforth and Hornby pools are back in the swim

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 06:43:05 +0000

TWO much-loved north Lancashire pools are back in the swim.

Lancs libraries help raise autism awareness

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:01:12 +0000

LANCASHIRE libraries are taking part in Autism Awareness Week 2018 from Monday, March 26 to Monday, April 2.

Lancashire coroners swear oath at Lancaster Castle

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:38:28 +0000

CORONERS for Lancashire have sworn the oath of office during a ceremony at Lancaster Castle.

New LED lamps to light up Lancashire streets

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 12:19:15 +0000

THOUSANDS of streetlights are to be replaced with energy-saving LEDs across Lancashire.

Bolton-le-Sands library to get creative with drawing classes

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 07:01:07 +0000

BOLTON-le-Sands is among Lancashire libraries taking part in the nationwide Get Creative 2018 Festival from March 17 to 25.

New noticeboard for Carnforth Neighbourhood Watch group

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 18:01:22 +0000

THE Neighbourhood Watch group on Carnforth's Whelmar housing estate is to get a new noticeboard.

Carnforth Civic Hall to get new floor

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 12:01:05 +0000

CARNFORTH Civic Hall's main hall is to a get a new floor.

Vacancy on Carnforth Town Council to be filled

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 18:01:46 +0000

CARNFORTH Town Council is taking steps to fill a vacancy among its ranks.

Bolton-le-Sands great-grandad gets France's top honour for D-Day

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 18:01:36 +0000

A D-DAY veteran and "adored" great-grandfather from north Lancashire has received France's highest honour.

Carnforth library to stay open longer from July 2018

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 10:54:16 +0000

LONGER opening hours for Carnforth library got the stamp of approval from Lancashire County Council's Cabinet.

New 582 bus is just the ticket for Lune Valley villagers

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 18:01:02 +0000

IT WAS "tickets, please" in the Lune Valley villages of Gressingham, Arkholme and Whittington this week as a new daytime bus service got up and running.

Otters seen near proposed home site, Carnforth Town Council hears

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:01:22 +0000

CARNFORTH town councillors objected unanimously to outline plans for a new home in the town.

Easter treat on way for young hospital patients in Morecambe Bay

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 12:03:20 +0000

AN EASTER appeal to help make children's hospital stays a little brighter has been launched.

Lancaster Canal enthusiast recalls dredging stolen copper coins haul

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 12:04:32 +0000

MEMORIES of years spent working on the Lancaster Canal were shared by waterways enthusiast Keith Tassart at a talk for Bolton-le-Sands Horticultural Society.

All welcome at healthy fun day at Kendal Leisure Centre

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 11:14:09 +0000

KENDAL Leisure Centre is to host a Healthy and Happy Sunday Fun Day on March 18, from 10am to 3pm.

Find out more about adoption in Lancashire on March 13

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:01:13 +0000

ANYONE thinking about adopting in Lancashire can find out more at an information evening next Tuesday, March 13.

Carnforth station ticket office closure - have your say

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:56:09 +0000

CUSTOMERS of Carnforth railway station's information centre are being invited to have their say on its proposed closure.

Morecambe lad cracks his career in plumbing with egg Homes

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 06:01:02 +0000

A PLUMBING student is hatching out a promising career with egg Homes.

Carnforth library set to open for longer from July 2018

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 18:37:00 +0000

CARNFORTH library users could see longer opening hours from July, including late-night opening on Tuesdays till 7pm.

PROPERTY: Housing growth boosts Claughton brickworks

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 12:01:03 +0000

A NORTH Lancashire brickworks has been given a multi-million-pound boost thanks to growth in the housing market.

Two villagers object to new homes planned for Holme village

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:01:03 +0000

OUTLINE plans for nine houses on brownfield land in Holme have been lodged with South Lakeland District Council.

Lupton pothole misery eased by temporary repairs

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:01:30 +0000

A POTHOLED stretch of the rural A65 - described as "one of the worst stretches of road" a councillor has ever seen - has been temporarily repaired after months of lobbying.

Lancashire's children in care to be celebrated

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:01:04 +0000

LANCASHIRE'S children in care are to gather for a special event tomorrow (Friday, February 23).

'Back to basics' diet is key to good health, says K Lonsdale author

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:01:01 +0000

A NORTH Lancashire businessman has released an updated edition of his "common sense" weight-loss book after the first edition sold out.

Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, The Who, Pink Floyd and The Jam - they all played at Lancaster University

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:25:10 +0000

A MUSIC promoter who made some of the world's biggest bands from the '60s and '70s accessible to South Lakeland residents has written a book about his work.

Grandfather-of-two takes the helm of Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:59:15 +0000

A LONG-standing friend of the Rosemere Cancer Foundation has become its new chairman.

'Secret' sisters to launch father's WW2 memoirs tonight (Thursday)

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:01:51 +0000

THE remarkable wartime courage of two north Lancashire sisters and their father is to be celebrated at a book launch tonight (Thursday, February 15).

Up to 11 new homes get go-ahead for Hornby village

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 07:01:24 +0000

OUTLINE plans for up to 11 new homes at Hornby village met with unanimous approval.

PROPERTY: Niall stays loyal to Barratt Homes

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 07:01:03 +0000

A TWENTY-six-year-old who grew up in a Barratt house has secured a job as sales advisor at the company's Riverside View development in Lancaster.

Access to 16 new affordable homes in Carnforth can be moved

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:01:14 +0000

THE access road to 16 new affordable homes to be built at Carnforth can be relocated, planners agreed.

Keep Carnforth station ticket office open, pleads public meeting

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:01:09 +0000

THE threat of closure hanging over Carnforth railway station's ticket office prompted more than 100 people to protest at a public meeting.

Foster carers thanked for looking after more than 400 children

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:09:07 +0000

FOSTER carers from across Lancashire were celebrated at a lunch at Preston's County Hall.

Everybody welcome to Lancaster Canal talk in Bolton-le-Sands

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:52:13 +0000

EVERYBODY is welcome to a talk in Bolton-le-Sands on Thursday, February 22, about working on the Lancaster Canal.

Could you adopt a baby in Lancashire?

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:21:07 +0000

WOULD-be adopters in Lancashire are invited to an information evening at Preston's County Hall on Tuesday, February 13, from 6pm to 7.30pm.

Shorter radiotherapy times on cards for local cancer patients

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:15:07 +0000

CANCER patients from south Cumbria and north Lancashire can expect shorter and more comfortable radiotherapy treatment, thanks to a new piece of equipment.

Help needed to spruce up Hornby swimming pool

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:11:09 +0000

HELPERS are being sought to spruce up Hornby swimming pool before its hoped-for Easter 2018 reopening.

Help is at hand 365 days a year for young people in Lancashire

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:46:11 +0000

HELP is at hand every day for Lancashire young people who need advice or a listening ear, says Lancashire County Council.

Storth mum-of-two is cancer charity's volunteer of the year

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 14:16:08 +0000

A STORTH mum-of-two and retired headteacher has received a cancer charity's highest accolade.

PROPERTY: Happy 60th birthday, Barratt Homes Manchester

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 07:01:03 +0000

HOUSEBUILDER Barratt Homes Manchester is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.

Brief Encounter special to mark Carnforth's 50 years since end of steam

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:01:08 +0000

FIFTY years since the end of the steam era at Carnforth railway station is to be celebrated with a special train journey in September.

Adopters for older children and siblings needed in Lancashire

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 18:01:56 +0000

POTENTIAL adopters for older children and siblings are being sought by Lancashire County Council.

Full speed ahead for superfast broadband in Lancashire

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 13:27:09 +0000

SUPERFAST broadband in Lancashire has 97 per cent coverage and is beating the national target, says Lancashire County Council.

Silverdale may join chain of World War One centenary beacons

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 13:11:19 +0000

A THOUSAND beacons are to be lit at 7pm on November 11, 2018, to mark the centenary of World War One ending - and Silverdale Parish Council is considering whether to join the nationwide chain of lights.

Fight to bring back Hornby swimming pool is on a roll

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 18:01:10 +0000

LUNE Valley villagers fighting for Hornby's swimming pool have set their sights on an Easter reopening.

Carnforth swimming pool's community transfer given the go-ahead

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 07:01:17 +0000

CARNFORTH swimming pool's transfer to a community-run charity has been given the seal of approval by Lancashire County Council's Cabinet.

Libraries celebrate National Storytelling Week

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 14:07:11 +0000

LIBRARIES across Lancashire are celebrating the 18th National Storytelling Week starting this Saturday (January 27).

Potholes to be mended on Lancashire's roads, council told

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:01:04 +0000

TWO million pounds is being earmarked for fixing potholes on Lancashire's roads, Carnforth Town Council heard.

Carnforth councillors set council tax share for year ahead

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 18:01:19 +0000

CARNFORTH residents are to see a drop in the amount of council tax they pay to Carnforth Town Council for 2018/19.