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2 hrs ago | Lancaster Guardian

From the Guardian files

A huge canal restoration project - the first of its kind in the country - was set to pour into the city area leisure investment on a scale undreamed of - A 150million - and an estimated 5,000 jobs.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lancaster Guardian

Condemnation for vandals who targeted link road

Vandals who caused wanton damage to the Heysham to M6 link road site have been blasted by Lancaster City Council.

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Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

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

Silverdale Parish Council is applying to register the Royal Hotel, Silverdale Hotel and Woodlands Hotel as 'community assets' under the Localism Act 2011.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lancaster Guardian

Councillors blast MP over Lancaster fire cuts

Councillors slated Mr Morris for "having the audacity" to slam Lancashire Fire Authority for planning to reduce the number of Lancaster fire engines from two to one when the Government was responsible for slashing costs in the first place.

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Lancaster Guardian

Modernised Magna Carta bill of rights city bid

David Morris, MP for Morecambe and Lunesdale, said he wants to hand Lancaster City Council a rare document which asks whether the 799-year-old Magna Carta should be brought up-to-date.

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Lancaster Guardian

Park wins excellence award based on customer feedback

Following the news that the Eric Morecambe Statue in Morecambe had been honoured with a prestigious award from the world's largest travel website, the resort's Happy Mount Park has now also got its own share of the limelight.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Driver of car in police involved shooting arrested; freed on bail

Lancaster City Police arrest the driver of a car in a police involved shooting on July 11. Investigators had a warrant for Jordan Torres-Litwin, 20, of Lancaster charging him with Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Officer, Duties at a Stop Sign, he allegedly ran three stop signs, and Driving Without a License.

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Lancaster Guardian

Fight to protect Lancaster field goes on

Campaigners packed into a council meeting to make their feelings known about the future of Ridge Hill Green - land off Crag Road on the Ridge which has been used for recreation for many years.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Morecambe Visitor

City council thumbs up for marina scheme

Controversial plans to build a 50-berth marina along with a 60-bed hotel in Carnforth have been given the green light.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lancaster Guardian

Rare Magna Carta document could find home in Lancaster

R. Graham Allen MP, chairman of the reform committee looking into a new Magna Carta, with David Morris MP and Prof Robert Blackburn.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Morecambe Visitor

Bandstand unveiled in Happy Mount vision

Sharon, Sean and Chloe Potts enjoy a Mad Hatters tea party with Alice and the Mad Hatter at Happy Mount Park last year.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lancaster Guardian

From the Guardian files

Striking local government workers again brought public services to a halt throughout the district with the exception of rubbish collection.

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Morecambe Visitor

West End park revamp begins

One of the three bowling greens and the old tennis courts are being replaced with a brand new play area in the first phase of a plan to transform the West End park.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Second arrest in deadly Lancaster shooting

Police make a second arrest in a deadly shooting in Lancaster City. Domonique Boyer, 27, died from a gunshot wound he suffered on May 31 during a fight in the area of the 100 block East Chestnut Street and North Cherry Street.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Lancaster Guardian

'White elephant' project on the cards

A controversial project to build a 50-berth marina along with a hotel in Carnforth is set to be given the green light.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Morecambe Visitor

Big stink after bins left to moulder for month

Outraged residents have slammed Lancaster City Council for refusing to catch up on bin collections missed after a one-day strike.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

City supports study of Sugar Grove's water use options

Sugar Grove's study into meeting future water needs got some additional help Monday from the city it might end up buying water from.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Registration opens for Lancaster schools' Jump Start program

"The Jump Start program allows our youngest students the chance to acclimate to their classroom, so that once the school year begins, they will have the best chance of succeeding."

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ABC 27

Police: teen shot by officer after displaying gun

An 18-year-old is recovering from a gunshot wound to the buttocks following a police-involved shooting in Lancaster Friday night.

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Morecambe Visitor

COLUMN: Let's get around the table and talk festivals

DAVID BRAYSHAW writes...I'm frowning as I write this week's column as I believe that Morecambe's potential revival is on the brink of collapse.

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