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Published: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 08:20:47 +0000

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PROPERTY: MP David Morris opens McCarthy and Stone Carnforth site

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0000

LUXURY new retirement apartments in Carnforth have been officially opened by Morecambe and Lunesdale MP David Morris.

Bolton-le-Sands library reopens to villagers' delight

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0000

BOOK lovers in Bolton-le-Sands are celebrating the reopening of their much-loved library.

Carnforth station ticket office's future on the line today

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000

CARNFORTH railway station's ticket office could be shut under proposals to be discussed by Lancashire County Council's Cabinet today (Thursday).

Heysham Power Stations are looking for 12 apprentices

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:17:35 +0000

EDF Energy is searching for 37 apprentices to join the company in 2018 and Heysham power stations are running an open day for those interested in applying for its 12 places.

Could you be a foster carer in Lancashire? Find out more on December 13

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 11:58:30 +0000

ANYONE thinking of becoming a foster carer in Lancashire is invited to find out more on Wednesday, December 13, at County Hall, Preston.

PROPERTY: Thurland Castle's managers shortlisted for prestigious award

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000

THE company the manages Thurland Castle in the Lune Valley as well as apartments in Grange-over-Sands and Ambleside has been highly commended at a glittering awards ceremony in London.

Canal volunteers secure new base for Tewitfield restoration

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:28:47 +0000

VOLUNTEERS who are helping to restore a historic flight of locks on the Lancaster Canal have a new base.

PROPERTY: Three seaside flats to go under hammer

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:00:00 +0000

THREE Morecambe flats by the seaside with tenants already paying healthy rents are going under the hammer in the next SDL Auctions North West auction in Manchester on December 12.

Record-breaking rainfall recorded

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:05:21 +0000

Environmental Scientists at Lancaster University’s Hazelrigg weather monitoring station have recorded record-breaking 24 hour rainfall levels.

Top apprenticeship award for Georgina

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:49:36 +0000

SWAPPING an all-girls school for the more male-dominated engineering industry did not daunt EDF Energy’s 2018 apprentice of the year - Georgina Hines.

Motorcyclist receives serious injuries in accident

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:47:58 +0000

A 31-year-old biker suffered a serious leg injury following a collision close to Lancaster.

Carnforth to mark Lancashire Day on November 27

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:50:31 +0000

LANCASHIRE Day is to be marked in Carnforth with a brief event on Monday, November 27.

Campaigners celebrate a buoyant future for two north Lancashire swimming pools

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:00:00 +0000

THE future of two swimming pools in north Lancashire looks buoyant to the delight of groups campaigning to save them.

Send us your Children in Need stories and photographs

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:59:09 +0000

It's Children in Need day when people all over the country come up with inventive and occasionally wacky ideas to raise much-needed fund for charities that help children.

Nine new homes at Warton given go-ahead despite objections

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000

DESPITE 67 letters of objection, outline plans for nine new homes in Warton met with unanimous approval from Lancaster City Council.

GALLERY: Crowds wrap up warm as they remember the fallen on Remembrance Sunday

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:00:00 +0000

A CRISP morning with bright sunshine greeted Remembrance Sunday crowds who turned out to pay their respects across Cumbria, North Yorkshire and Lancashire.

Still time to have your say on Lancashire library opening times

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:56:42 +0000

THERE is still time to have your say on future opening hours at Lancashire's 47 libraries.

Don't miss your free Nostalgia 2018 Calendar in tomorrow's edition of The Westmorland Gazette

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:30:00 +0000

THIS week’s The Westmorland Gazette will include a FREE 2018 Nostalgia calendar, full of great photographs of the area from times gone by.

Do you know where Cecil Parkinson lived in Carnforth?

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:13:49 +0000

EFFORTS are being made to discover the address where former Tory cabinet minister Cecil Parkinson lived in Carnforth.

PROPERTY: Tips for a hassle-free festive house move from Barratt Homes

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000

ADVICE on preparing to move house in the run-up to Christmas is being offered by leading developer Barratt Homes Manchester.

Win ten great books in our fabulous competition

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 08:42:57 +0000

Today's Westmorland Gazette includes a fabulous 32-page Good Christmas Guide, which is packed full of super features and bright ideas to help you plan for the coming festive season - and there's also the chance to win ten great books in our fantastic competition.

HAVE YOUR VOTE: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:58:31 +0000

MPs in the House of Commons will today debate a private members' bill to reduce the voting age to 16.

Silverdale celebrates happy ending for library

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000

BOOK lovers in north Lancashire are celebrating a happy ending for their village library.

The Bay Gateway - opened one year ago - has brought many benefits to the people of north Lancashire and further afield

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 05:07:00 +0000

Lancaster Business Improvement District (BID) Manager Rachael Wilkinson takes a look back at The Bay Gateway, one year on from its opening in October last year.

Canal volunteers help to repair historic Tewitfield Locks

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 15:52:28 +0000

VOLUNTEERS have been busy clearing and repairing Tewitfield Locks on the Lancaster Canal.

Hornby pool campaigners close to their £30k appeal target

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 18:00:00 +0100

VILLAGERS campaigning to reopen Hornby swimming pool say well-wishers have pledged more than £26,000 to their appeal.

Car collides with central barrier on M6 at Carnforth

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:59:35 +0100

EMERGENCY services were called to the M6 this morning after a car collided with the central barrier. 

Youths 'upsetting' residents at Carnforth sheltered housing, meeting told

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0100

YOUTHS have been "upsetting" residents at sheltered housing in Carnforth, town councillors were told.

Carnforth railway station clock on time again after 11-month standstill

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0100

THE hands of Carnforth's iconic railway station clock are moving once again after nearly a year-long standstill.

Could you foster a child in Lancashire?

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 18:00:00 +0100

ANYONE thinking about becoming a foster carer in Lancashire is invited to find out more on Wednesday, October 18.

Could you foster a child in Lancashire?

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 18:00:00 +0100

ANYONE thinking about becoming a foster carer in Lancashire is invited to find out more on Wednesday, October 18.

Nearly time to enter Bolton-le-Sands' autumn show

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 18:00:00 +0100

BOLTON-le-Sands Horticultural Society is preparing for its 70th autumn show at the village's community centre on Saturday, October 21, from 2pm to 4pm.

Everybody welcome at Bolton-le-Sands church thanksgiving this Saturday

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0100

VILLAGERS are to gather at their much-loved north Lancashire church this weekend to celebrate the completion of a major community project.

'Use fewer plastic bottles' plea

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:00:00 +0100

DRINKING water fountains and free drinking water are among the ideas being considered to cut plastic bottle use across north Lancashire.

Carnforth attraction makes tourism award finals

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0100

FOR the fifth year running, Carnforth Station Heritage Centre has made the finals of the Lancashire Tourism Awards.

Villagers launch campaign for more buses

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0100

TWO villagers are pressing the case for more buses to and from their Lune Valley community.

Families invited to walk the lights for cancer charity

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:26:06 +0100

A CANCER charity is seeking families to walk along Blackpool prom through the seaside town's famous lights on Friday, October 13.

Developer wins appeal to convert Casterton boarding houses

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:58:08 +0100

PLANNING consent to convert boarding school accommodation at Casterton into 20 dwellings has been granted on appeal.

Lancaster named 'University of the Year'

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0100

Lancaster University has been named 'University of the Year' by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

Overhanging trees and street sweeping to be discussed by Carnforth Town Council

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:00:00 +0100

OVERHANGING trees, Saturday road sweeping and the disposal of an old CCTV system were among the agenda items to be discussed by Carnforth Town Council at its monthly meeting last night (Wednesday, September 20).

Silverdale's shore removed from wild-campers' website, council hears

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:00:00 +0100

SILVERDALE'S shore has been used by several wild-campers who may have been directed there by a website, Cllr Tony Houghton told the recent meeting of Silverdale Parish Council.

Changes on way for bus service

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:44:17 +0100

RESIDENTS of several Lune Valley villages could see improvements to bus services by Christmas this year.

Trustees uphold ban on Carnforth railway station clock-winder

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0100

THE ban that has left Carnforth's famous station clock at a standstill for ten months is still in place following last week's meeting of Carnforth Station Trust.

Repairs to Silverdale's war memorial delayed, council hears

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:00:00 +0100

REPAIRS to Silverdale's war memorial have been delayed, parish councillors were told.

Japanese knotweed sprayed in Silverdale

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:12:29 +0100

STANDS of Japanese knotweed have been sprayed in Silverdale and Yealand Storrs, Silverdale Parish Council heard at its recent meeting.

New collarette to be bought for Carnforth's mayor

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0100

A RED collarette is to be bought for Carnforth's mayor, Carnforth Town Council's asset management committee agreed.

Head praises 'amazing' pupils and staff at specialist school in north Lancs

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 11:59:03 +0100

A HEAD teacher has praised the "amazing pupils and staff" at a specialist school described as outstanding by Ofsted.

Lancashire adopters invited to find out more on October 3

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 18:00:00 +0100

ANYONE in Lancashire thinking about starting or growing their family through adoption is invited to find out more at an event on Tuesday, October 3.

Café and deli introduces a new taste of Italy

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:59:34 +0100

AN Italian cafe and deli in Lancaster has expanded its team of staff and will now be open in the evenings.

Fate of Carnforth's stopped station clock to be discussed today

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0100

THE row that has kept Carnforth's famous station clock at a standstill for ten months is to be discussed at a meeting today (Thursday).