Send us your First World War memories

Lancashire Telegraph: Send us your First World War memories

5:50pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

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

Discover what lives beneath at Leighton Moss event

Lancashire Telegraph: Afamily discovering ‘what lives beneath’ (Photograph by Eleanor Bentall,

7:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

Families can discover exactly which weird and wonderful creatures live in the pond at RSPB Leighton Moss this Easter when they visit the Silverdale nature reserve.

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

Lancashire Telegraph: Amy-Jo Clough filming the video in Coniston

10:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

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

Carnforth girl lines up her shot at stardom

Lancashire Telegraph: Megan Stanford

3:00pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

A CARNFORTH schoolgirl has made it through to the regional finals of the UK’s largest singing competition for teenagers.

Supermarket boss visists north Lancs school

Lancashire Telegraph: Over Kellet pupils Mia Powell, Laura Fawcett, Harry Yates, Eddie Rae and Alex Armer with Edwin Booth

5:00pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

A SUPERMARKET chain boss has passed on his experience to inqusitive north Lancashire pupils.

Send The Westmorland Gazette your stories from the First World War

Lancashire Telegraph: Send The Westmorland Gazette your stories from the First World War

12:59pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

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

Warton Wargamers would welcome new members

Lancashire Telegraph: George Anderson prepares for a war game

7:00pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

ALTHOUGH Warton Wargamers has currently only four members, they have a cast of thousands on hand when it comes to reproducing historic military battles and campaigns.

Share your family's stories of the First World War

5:40pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

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

Yealand pupils get writing tips from TV screenwriter

3:00pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

SCREEN writer Dominic Mitchell returned to Yealand to share expert writing tips with pupils at the village primary.

M6 resurfacing work to begin this month at Lancaster

2:00pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

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

Lancashire Telegraph: n artist’s impression of the proposed retail and leisure park on Morecambe’s front

8:30pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

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

Silverdale couple mark 70 years of marriage

Lancashire Telegraph: John and Joyce Jenkinson

10:47am Wednesday 29th January 2014

WARTIME sweethearts are celebrating their platinum wedding anniversary after 70 years of marriage.

Seed swap shop planned

6:40pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

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

'Super hospital' could be built to serve the whole of Morecambe Bay

11:10am Thursday 23rd January 2014

A ‘SUPER hospital’ could be built to serve the whole of Morecambe Bay as the result of a healthcare review currently being carried out.

Charity's Variety Night will feature X Factor and Britain's Got Talent stars

5:25pm Monday 20th January 2014

Charity Unique Kidz and Co is hosting its first Variety Night on Saturday (January 25) at The Grand Theatre in Lancaster.

MP David Morris supports Frontierland redevelopment at Morecambe

Lancashire Telegraph: David Morris with Neil Creeney, of Opus Land (North), the developers proposing to redevelop Frontierland

8:52am Monday 20th January 2014

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

Schwitters on show at the Dukes

5:00pm Sunday 19th January 2014

AN exhibition of work by German artist Kurt Schwitters runs at the Dukes Gallery, Lancaster, until January 27.

UPDATE: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority say there was no public threat from Silverdale train collision

Lancashire Telegraph: The scene of last night's accident

5:40pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

OFFICIALS at the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority have said there was no threat to public safety after a train from Sellafield collided with a car near Silverdale last night.

Free dog micro chipping sessions planned

5:00pm Monday 13th January 2014

THREE dog micro chipping days are to be held to help pet owners comply with Government legislation being introduced in 2016.

Bolton-le-Sands quiz date

9:20am Saturday 11th January 2014

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

Carnforth nurse becomes a published author

Lancashire Telegraph: Helen Duncan

2:00pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

FROM fantasy to reality – a Carnforth nurse’s dream of being a published author has come true.

Praise for Lancashire's special constables

10:00am Sunday 5th January 2014

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.

Still time to comment on proposed post office move

1:33pm Tuesday 31st December 2013

THE Post Office has extended the consultation period until February 10 for the proposed move of the Caton branch to an open-plan local-style branch at Brookhouse.

X Factor star due to perform in Lancaster

8:00pm Thursday 19th December 2013

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

Tasting delights at Booths new cafe

Lancashire Telegraph: Store manager Stephen Allen and general assistant Lucy Webster in the cafe

2:05pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

BOOTHS in Carnforth has officially opened its cafe following a £1.2 million store investment.

Carnforth marina plan decision deferred

9:09am Wednesday 11th December 2013

A DECISION over whether to give permission for controversial plans to build a new marina and 60-bed hotel on the edge of Carnforth has been deferred.

No postal deliveries - 'because of cattle'

Lancashire Telegraph: Jeff White

8:40pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

A NORTH Lancashire couple have been told they can no longer receive their post because of the ‘risk of cows’ near their house.

Top soprano to sing at Carnforth choral concert

Lancashire Telegraph: Wendy Sharrock

8:00pm Monday 9th December 2013

MORECAMBE-based mezzo soprano Wendy Sharrock rejoins Carnforth Choral Society for their Christmas Music concert at Christ Church, Broadway, Morecambe later this month.

Scores of tributes after shock death of Carnforth teenager

Lancashire Telegraph: Peter Taylor

8:30am Thursday 5th December 2013

SCORES of mourners turned out to pay their respects to a Carnforth teenager who died suddenly at an 18th birthday party.

Robin Hood at Silverdale

8:00am Wednesday 4th December 2013

SILVERDALE Village Players hit overdrive next week for a fast-paced and fun version of the Adventures of Robin Hood, running from today (Wednesday) until Saturday, from 7.30pm, with Simon Yaxley in the director’s chair as well as on stage.

Robin Hood takes a bow in Silverdale

Lancashire Telegraph: Jenny Tobin (Marian) and Katie Brafield (Robin)

2:41pm Monday 2nd December 2013

Weird and wonderful pantomime characters emerge in this year's fast-paced Adventures of Robin Hood, performed by the Silverdale Players.

Bentham to benefit from £18,000 grant to help boost visitors

Lancashire Telegraph: Bentham town centre

2:30pm Wednesday 21st August 2013

BENTHAM is set to benefit from an £18,000 financial boost for a project designed to increase the number of visitors to the town.

Bumper year for flowers and vegetables reflected at Bolton-le-Sands show

Lancashire Telegraph: Bumper year for flowers and vegetables reflected at Bolton-le-Sands show

10:20am Wednesday 21st August 2013

BOLTON-le-Sands Floral & Horticultural Society held its annual summer show on Saturday which was very well attended with entries on a par with other shows in August.

UPDATE: Police name woman found dead on Morecambe beach this morning

3:43pm Saturday 10th August 2013

POLICE are appealing for information after naming the woman who was found dead on the beach at Morecambe this morning.

Warnings over 'amateurish' fishing in Morecambe Bay

9:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

CONCERNS have arisen over ‘amateurish’ fishing taking place in Morecambe Bay, which could be putting lives at risk.

Update: Lancaster man charged with attempted rape of a woman in Milnthorpe

Lancashire Telegraph: SCENE: Outside the Bulls Head Hotel, Milnthorpe

10:50am Wednesday 7th August 2013

A 33-year-old Lancaster man has been charged with the attempted rape of a woman in Milnthorpe.

Penalty for living in the countryside: new report highlights inequalities between rural and urban living

1:07pm Wednesday 24th July 2013

COUNTRYSIDE communities suffer from a ‘rural penalty’ that the government is not doing enough to address.

Milnthorpe squeeze past Burneside as Arnside bandwagon rolls on

3:58pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

MILNTHORPE edged out Burneside by just one wicket to keep up the pressure at the top of the table.

North Lancashire schools hit by teachers' walk-out

9:06am Thursday 27th June 2013

A number of North Lancashire schools will face total or partial closure today as teachers across the northwest strike over ‘relentless attacks’ on their profession.

Arnside bandwagon rolls on as Burneside and Milnthorpe also win

11:59am Wednesday 26th June 2013

THE battle between first and third went the way of league leaders Arnside as they put Westgate to the sword with 20 overs to spare in the second innings.

Cedric embarks on book-signing tour to mark half a century as Queen's Guide

Lancashire Telegraph: Cedric Robinson at his book launch

9:12am Thursday 20th June 2013

THE Queen’s Guide to the sands of Morecambe Bay has had a busy year marking 50 years in the role and celebrating his 80th birthday, but has still found time to go on tour to promote his latest book.

Morecambe Bay has potential to attract 'nature tourists' - new report

10:15am Tuesday 18th June 2013

A NEW report shows Morecambe Bay has the potential to become a leading destination for nature tourism.

Arnside regain top spot as Shireshead slip to Milnthorpe; Windermere surprise Warton and Bare win first game of season

9:00am Thursday 13th June 2013

IT WAS a weekend of surprises in the Readers Westmorland Cricket League this weekend as table-topping Shireshead lost their first game of the season but bottom club Bare recorded maximum points over Trimpell.

Lancashire museum wins top visitor award for third year

Lancashire Telegraph: The Lancashire Infantry Museum

4:23pm Thursday 6th June 2013

A MUSEUM dedicated to the memories of generations of Lancashire front-line soldiers has been given a top visitor award for the third year in a row.

'One in a million': Family pay tribute to Kendal man who died on M6 slip road

Lancashire Telegraph: 'One in a million': Family pay tribute to Kendal man who died on M6 slip road

4:46pm Tuesday 4th June 2013

THE family of a Kendal man killed following a collision on a M6 slip road have described him as 'one in a million'.

Shireshead replace Arnside at the top while Baldwin hat-trick gives Milnthorpe first win

10:26am Wednesday 5th June 2013

SHIRESHEAD replaced Arnside at the top of the Readers Westmorland Cricket League when Arnside hung onto a draw against them on Saturday.

Passengers numbers up at Carnforth - rise is anything but a brief encounter, new stats suggest

2:54pm Tuesday 4th June 2013

PASSENGER numbers through Carnforth Station have rocketed by more than 40,000 in nearly 10 years, according to new statistics.

Warning renewed after sheep dies in Morecambe Bay quicksand

11:17am Tuesday 4th June 2013

THE Coastguard has renewed a warning to people to stay off Morecambe Bay sands after a sheep died in quicksand at Meathop near Grange this morning.

VIDEO: Teenage girl rescued after becoming stuck in Morecambe Bay sands

6:15pm Sunday 2nd June 2013

THE RLNI has issued a danger warning about Morecambe Bay sands after a teenage girl had to be rescued.

Five children cut off by Morecambe Bay tide at Hest Bank

4:07pm Friday 31st May 2013

FIVE children became cut off by the Morecambe Bay tide while playing on the beach at Hest Bank this afternoon.

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