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

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

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.

Anger over suggestion that 5,000 new homes could be built near Cowan Bridge

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:30pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

AN MP has added his voice to an outpouring of anger over proposals for 5,000 new homes in a small village.

MP David Morris attends war commemorations in north Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:12am Wednesday 6th August 2014

Morecambe and Lunesdale David Morris MP has taken part in a number of First World War commemorations across the constituency.

Medieval invasion at Lancaster Canal

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:05pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Authentic medieval tents were erected, Knights saddled up, the castle walls echoed with the glancing of sword on shield; as the crowds stepped back into the 12th Century and lapped it up! More than 3,000 people turned out to immerse themselves in a re-enactment of medieval life, fittingly performed at the grade 1 listed Lancaster Castle.

Broadband volunteers call village meetings

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS from the villages of Yealand, Silverdale and Storth have joined forces to try to bring ‘world-beating’ fibre optic broadband to every property in their parishes that wants it.

North Lancs pubs could be granted 'protection'

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

THREE historic north Lancashire pubs could be granted a protective status to safeguard their future.

Farm prices Lancaster Mart for June 13 - June 16

Lancashire Telegraph: Prices from Lancaster Auction Mart

3:01pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

LANCASTER: Monday, June 16.

Contingency fire crews tackle Morecambe's Megazone blaze during strike

Lancashire Telegraph: Picture by David Billinge

12:50pm Friday 13th June 2014

'CONTINGENCY' Fire Crews tackled a blaze Morecambe's Megazone Lazer Tag Centre last night whilst Fire Fighters where taking part in a national Strike.

Safety fears raised over Carnforth marina plan

1:41pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL planning application to develop a marina and hotel complex in Carnforth has raised safety concerns.

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

Lancashire Telegraph: Worcestershire health body throws support behind carers initiative

5:40pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

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.

Family firm is going for gold

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Needham, left, from Waterhead, and Matt Stanaway, from The Midland, display their Gold Green Business Tourism Awards

4:10pm Monday 9th June 2014

A LAKE District family run firm now has a fistful of gold awards for being super green.

Eric Morecambe status wins Trip Advisor accolade

Lancashire Telegraph: MP David Morris at the Eric Morecambe statue

4:34pm Monday 9th June 2014

Morecambe and Lunesdale MP David Morris has welcomed news the Eric Morecambe Statue has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the website TripAdvisor.

Disabled youngster has chance to be a zoo keeper

Lancashire Telegraph: Tyler Baines's encounter with a snake at the Wildlife Oasis

9:05am Monday 9th June 2014

A DISABLED child got the rare chance of playing zoo keeper and getting up close and personal with the animals at a South Lakeland animal park.

North Lancs gardens to open

Lancashire Telegraph: In bloom: Free compost will be given away next Saturday to get your garden looking as pretty as these lovely flowers

6:00pm Monday 9th June 2014

TWELVE gardens in Caton and Brookhouse will open to visitors over the weekend of June 21 and 22, from 11am to 5pm.

Fun ahead at Lancaster Castle

Lancashire Telegraph: Lancaster Castle

3:00pm Saturday 17th May 2014

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

10:00am Friday 16th May 2014

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

Lancashire Telegraph: Have your wedding report published in The Westmorland Gazette

2:00pm Thursday 15th May 2014

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

Lancashire Telegraph: Lancaster University

4:55pm Monday 12th May 2014

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

Carnforth girl reaches Teenstar UK North West final

Lancashire Telegraph: Megan Stanford

8:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

A CARNFORTH schoolgirl will be representing the North in the next round of the UK’s largest singing competition for teenagers.

Lancaster University appoints new chancellor

Lancashire Telegraph: Alan Milburn

1:22pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

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

Silverdale Golf Club swings into action for charity

4:39pm Monday 28th April 2014

Silverdale Golf Club members raised £1,200 for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Silent protest over skatepark at Silverdale

Lancashire Telegraph: Youngsters with their signs and posters outside Silverdale Village Institute on the night of the meeting

7:10pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CHILDREN held a silent protest to highlight concerns over how their village institute was being run.

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, rspb-images.com).

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.



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