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2 hrs ago | Lancaster Guardian

Kids' charity is looking for a new home

Award-winning disabled children's charity Unique Kidz and Co is looking for a new home after plans to move into a building at Lancaster Leisure Park fell through.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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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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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Lancaster Guardian

Charity cycle challenge goes into white rose county

Four friends from Lancaster have completed the 170 mile Way of the Roses cycle challenge from Morecambe to Bridlington to raise money for local children's charity Unique Kidz and Co.

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Thousands arrive for Overton religious festival

Thousands of travellers arrived at a site in Overton near Morecambe for a national religious festival.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Planning applications

14/00712/FUL, Higher Crookhey Farm, Garstang Road, Cockerham, construction of a building to accommodate a freezer unit adjacent to existing farm building, for Wallings Ice Cream.

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Help bring home PC Tom's World War One medal

Police Sergeant Thomas Coppard on the day he collected his medal from Buckingham Palace.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Morecambe unemployment falls

Figures from the Office of National Statistics revealed a 119 drop in Jobseekers' Allowance claimants since May, and a 501 drop since June 2013.

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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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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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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Woman arrested after man is stabbed in the arm

A 48-year-old woman is in police custody after a man was stabbed twice in the arm in a domestic related incident in Galgate on Thursday evening.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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11th hour U-turn on Morecambe festivals plan

A controversial plan to change how Morecambe festivals are funded has been thrown out at a heated town council meeting.

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Lancaster Guardian

OAP's ambulance heat trap horror

A 91-year-old recovering from pneumonia was trapped in an ambulance in searing heat after the doors became stuck.

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Foster shop chat

That's the invitation from Community Foster Care which is hosting an information session at Sainsbury's in Morecambe on Friday, July 18. A member of the charity's team, based in Lancashire, will be on hand at the store in Lancaster Road from 10am to 4pm to answer questions about fostering.

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100% of shops loved Morecambe Carnival comeback

Promenade shops and cafes have given an overwhelming thumbs up to the Morecambe Carnival and can't wait for it to return next year.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Doomed liner invite was turned down

Olga Smart, a 100-year-old surrounded by her family and friends. Olga's father declined an invitation to play cello on the Titanic and two years later she was born.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Lancaster Guardian

Mystery still surrounds backpacker's death

Jake O'Grady, a bar supervisor from Morecambe, died on New Year's Day 2014, after celebrating with two friends in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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