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Published: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:30:17 +0000

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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.

Minutes to spare: Four saved in dramatic quicksand rescue

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 11:30:00 +0100

FOUR holidaymakers were minutes away from drowning after they were 'sucked' into the sands of Morecambe Bay with the rapidly-rising tide just minutes away.

Send pictures of yourself with your Easter eggs!

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 07:40:00 +0100

It's Easter!

READER'S PHOTO: Sunset over Morecambe Bay

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:00:00 +0100

This stunning image of sunset over Morecambe Bay was taken by Mark Harrison.

'I've married many men, and I know where all the bodies are buried' - Tweeting vicar goes viral

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 12:10:00 +0100

A NORTH Lancashire vicar hit the heights of social media stardom at the weekend after making a humourous contribution to a Twitter ‘hashtag callout’.

Tell us about your Red Nose Day events and send us your photographs

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:19:30 +0000

Ir's Red Nose Day today - when individuals, groups and businesses do the funniest things to raise vital funds to help those less fortunate than themselves as part of Comic Relief.

Business back Enterprise Zone call

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:41:53 +0000

BUSINESSES are in support of an Enterprise Zone in Morecambe and Lunesdale.

630-bed student accommodation scheme approved

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:31:14 +0000

Plans to create a major new student accommodation scheme offering 630 beds across eight blocks in the centre of Lancaster have been given the green light.

Local young female students urged to consider a career in science and engineering

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:17:20 +0000

FEMALE students from across the area were treated to a VIP day at Heysham power stations as part an EDF Energy campaign to encourage more young women to consider a career in science and engineering.

Open day for potential Heysham Power Station apprentices

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:16:32 +0000

YOUNGSTERS hoping to join Heysham Power Stations’ apprentice programme are being offered a chance to meet staff at an open day on Saturday, January 7, at the site’s Visitor Centre.

Send us your Halloween photographs!

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0000

Happy Halloween, South Lakeland, Furness and Eden!

National apprentice of the year award for Bolton-le-Sands man

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 09:40:02 +0000

A Bolton-le-Sands man has been named EDF Energy's apprentice of the year.

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Lancaster Royal Grammar

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:03:21 +0100

A and AS-level results

Bolton-le-Sands vicar the Rev Nancy Goodrich appointed Area Dean for the Tunstall Deanery

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 11:03:42 +0100

THE Rev Nancy Goodrich, vicar of the Benefice of Bolton-le-Sands, has been appointed Area Dean for the Tunstall Deanery by Lancashire’s Bishop, the Rt Rev Julian Henderson.

Send us your great autumnal pictures!

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 05:00:00 +0100

Have you taken a great autumnal photograph of the Lakes, Lune and Dales?

EP launch for local singer Amy-Jo Clough

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:32:42 +0100

POPULAR local singer-songwriter Amy-Jo Clough is set to play a headline homecoming show in Lancaster.

PICTURES: Beacons across area celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0100

CUMBRIANS celebrated the Queen's 90th birthday yesterday in a series of special events. 

Where to see beacons blazing tonight for the Queen's big day

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:40:00 +0100

BEACONS are to blaze on fell tops across Cumbria and church bells will ring out as towns and villages join in the celebrations for The Queen’s 90th birthday.

Which is the your favourite take-away restaurant?

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Which is the your favourite take-away restaurant?

READER'S PHOTOS: Sunset at Morecambe

Fri, 04 Mar 2016 09:48:20 +0000

These photographs of sunset at Morecambe were taken by Westmroland Gazette reader Phil Parker, 62, of Kendal.

Flooding causing traffic chaos for commuters in South Cumbria

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 10:10:00 +0000

Flooding caused by heavy overnight rain is causing chaos for commuters this morning.

Surge in demand at Accident and Emergency departments at Furness General Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Tue, 23 Feb 2016 11:12:59 +0000

HOSPITAL bosses are urging the public to be patient after a surge in demand put accident and emergency departments at Furness General Hospital and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary under pressure.

Heysham power stations to remain open, says EDF

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 07:55:59 +0000

Two nuclear power stations in north Lancashire are to remain open, it was announced this morning.

Planning minister responds to residents' plea to protect green belt in Bolton-le-Sands and Hest Bank

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:13:00 +0000

THE planning minister has responded to David Morris MP's petition against new homes on green belt land in Bolton-le-Sands and Hest Bank.

Carnforth High School - A-level Results

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:00:58 +0100

Exam results for Carnforth High School

UPDATED: Teenager rescued in Morecambe Bay after being swept away by tide

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 16:00:00 +0100

A TEENAGER is recovering in hospital after she was swept away by the tide while paddling at Morecambe Bay.

144 job vacancies in today's Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:50:00 +0100

Job seekers have even more reason to buy The Westmorland Gazette.

VIDEO: Her Majesty the Queen in Lancaster today

Fri, 29 May 2015 13:40:00 +0100

Her Majesty the Queen has visited Lancaster today as part of her role as the Duke of Lancaster.

Coffee morning planned

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:15:01 +0100

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.

Top marks are given to Lancaster University

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:30:34 +0100

LANCASTER University has been ranked 15th out of 113 institutions in The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey.

Free parking boost in Lancaster city centre

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:48:46 +0000

Parking in Lancaster city centre will now be free from 3pm in the run-up to Christmas.

Coffee morning in aid of cancer charity

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:35:27 +0100

A COFFEE and tea afternoon will take place at St Mary’s Hall, Bolton-le-Sands, on Friday, September 26, between 2.30pm and 4.30pm in aid of the Macmillan Cancer Support charity.

Have your say on polling arrangements in Lancaster district

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0100

VOTERS are being asked to comment on future polling arrangements in the Lancaster City Council area.

Nine trophies mean new record for Bolton-le-Sands flower show

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:50:00 +0100

PRIZE-winning sweet peas, gladioli, beetroot and marrow led to an historic nine trophies for Dr Kevin Briggs at the Bolton-le-Sands flower show.

Ward at Royal Lancaster Infirmary to be closed for afternoon visiting for two days to allow for 'deep clean'

Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:40:00 +0100

AFTERNOON visiting to a hospital ward at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary is to be suspended for two days this week to allow a 'deep clean' to take place.

Fun ahead at Lancaster Castle

Sat, 17 May 2014 15:00:00 +0100

To mark the anniversary of Lancaster Castle’s grand gate opening in 2013, this year’s May Bank Holiday weekend promises to draw the crowds once again to the Grade 2 Listed building, with activities to be enjoyed by all the family.

37-homes plan ruling for Bolton-le-Sands

Fri, 16 May 2014 10:00:00 +0100

A NORTH Lancashire village is to get 37 new homes after a planning appeal was upheld by a government inspector.

Have your wedding report published in The Westmorland Gazette

Thu, 15 May 2014 14:00:00 +0100

If you would like a report and photograph of your wedding published in The Westmorland Gazette then contact Vicky Goodall for a wedding form.

Lancaster University is flying high

Mon, 12 May 2014 16:55:30 +0100

LANCASTER University is the highest placed UK university listed in the Times Higher Education world’s best young universities.

Lancaster University appoints new chancellor

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:22:04 +0100

Lancaster University has appointed former Health Secretary Alan Milburn as its new Chancellor from  January 1, 2015.

Rising music star Amy-Jo Clough films latest video in Coniston

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000

RISING music star Amy-Jo Clough braved the icy cold weather in Coniston to film her latest music video.

Send The Westmorland Gazette your stories from the First World War

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:59:48 +0000

ALMOST every family lost a son, in nearly every street at least one house would be in mourning.

Share your family's stories of the First World War

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 17:40:00 +0000

ALMOST every family lost a son, in nearly every street at least one house would be in mourning.

M6 resurfacing work to begin this month at Lancaster

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000

A £600,000 Highways Agency project to resurface sections of the M6 around junction 34 at Lancaster will get under way later this month.

Morecambe leisure park plans revealed

Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:30:00 +0000

PLANS for a £17 million retail and leisure park in north Lancashire have been unveiled.

Seed swap shop planned

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:40:00 +0000

BOLTON-le-Sands Horticultural Society is hosting a seed swap event at the town’s library on February 8.

MP David Morris supports Frontierland redevelopment at Morecambe

Mon, 20 Jan 2014 08:52:50 +0000

David Morris MP is backing plans to redevelop the former Frontierland site in Morecambe.

Bolton-le-Sands quiz date

Sat, 11 Jan 2014 09:20:00 +0000

BOLTON-le-Sands Horticultural Society will hold its annual general knowledge quiz in the village community centre on Friday, January 31 at 7.30pm.

Praise for Lancashire's special constables

Sun, 05 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000

HUNDREDS of unpaid special constables have been praised by their boss for delivering 125,000 hours of service over the last year - equivalent to more than £2.5 million pounds of policing.

X Factor star due to perform in Lancaster

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:00:00 +0000

LANCASTER X Factor star Paul Akister will perform at a Variety Night hosted by Carnforth charity Unique Kidz and Co