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  1. Arriva staff offered 1p per hour pay rise morecambe

    Pay talks insult as Arriva North West bus workers gear up for nine days of strikes in December. Pay talks to avert more ...

    Pay talks ‘insult’ as Arriva North West bus workers gear up for nine days of strikes in December. Pay talks to avert more bus strikes in the north west broke up today (Friday 17 November), after the bosses offered an ‘insulting’ one penny extra an hour to the hourly rate, Unite, the country’s...

    17/11/2017
  2. Trevor Farthing missing from home for five months morecambe

    The family of a man who has been missing for nearly five months have issued a further appeal to find him. Trevor Farthing ...

    The family of a man who has been missing for nearly five months have issued a further appeal to find him. Trevor Farthing was last seen on Wednesday 21 June 2017 on Marshalls Cross Road, St Helens, at around 9.30am. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him since. His family...

    17/11/2017
  3. Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths morecambe

    Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths to prevent harm to dogs, walkers and livestock Landowners ...

    “Time to allow landowners to temporarily divert footpaths to prevent harm to dogs, walkers and livestock” Landowners have called for a common-sense measure to allow them to divert footpaths on a temporary basis where there is a risk of harm to the public, dogs or livestock. The call is...

    17/11/2017
  4. Countywide operation launched to track down Lancashires wanted morecambe

    Police in Lancashire are asking for the publics help tracking down several wanted individuals as part of an operation launched ...

    Police in Lancashire are asking for the public’s help tracking down several wanted individuals as part of an operation launched this week. Operation Montford is a force wide operation that focuses on locating and arresting outstanding wanted individuals. The operation is running through...

    16/11/2017
  5. Highways England is geared up for winter morecambe

    Highways Englands team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based across the country are geared up for winter and are ...

    Highways England’s team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based across the country are geared up for winter – and are urging drivers to do the same. The company responsible for the country’s motorways and main A roads has more than 280,000 tonnes of salt, over 500 salt spreading...

    16/11/2017
  6. War Horse at the Liverpool Empire - Incredible morecambe

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the highly acclaimed War Horse at the Liverpool Empire last night. If you have never ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the highly acclaimed War Horse at the Liverpool Empire last night. If you have never been to the theatre to see a show then this is the one. War Horse is the most incredible production that it has been my pleasure to see. At the end you have to...

    16/11/2017
  7. The Bay Gateway named 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year morecambe

    One year since its opening, The Bay Gateway has been named the 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year. The ...

    One year since its opening, The Bay Gateway has been named the 2017 Economic Infrastructure Project of the Year. The project won the prestigious award at the British Construction Industry Awards 2017. The award recognises projects that are driving economic growth at a local, regional or...

    15/11/2017
  8. 50,000 Starlings at Martin Mere morecambe

    Record number of Starlings come home to roost at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. WWT Martin Mere is currently the home to ...

    Record number of Starlings come home to roost at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. WWT Martin Mere is currently the home to one of nature’s most amazing spectacles – 50,000 starlings roosting at the Centre. The birds disperse during the day but return to the Centre at approximately 4pm every...

    14/11/2017
  9. Tesco-Booker merger provisionally cleared after in-depth review morecambe

    The CMA has provisionally concluded that Tescos purchase of Booker does not raise competition concerns. A group of ...

    The CMA has provisionally concluded that Tesco’s purchase of Booker does not raise competition concerns. A group of independent Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) panel members has investigated how bringing together the UK’s largest grocery retailer and the UK’s largest grocery...

    14/11/2017
  10. M55 Resurfacing plans- details morecambe

    Here are the details on the resurfacing work on the eastbound M55 between junctions 4 and 1, which is due to start on Thursday 16 ...

    Here are the details on the resurfacing work on the eastbound M55 between junctions 4 and 1, which is due to start on Thursday 16 November and take approximately two weeks. From 8pm Thursday 16 November until 6am Friday 17 November: full closure of the eastbound carriageway between junction...

    14/11/2017
  11. Black Friday advice for Businesses and Security staff morecambe

    Black Friday (24th November) has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year, when retailers reduce prices across their ...

    Black Friday (24th November) has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year, when retailers reduce prices across their stock to kick-start the Christmas gift-buying season. The National Business Crime Centre are advising retail stores to review their security and ensure they have...

    14/11/2017
  12. Pre-Christmas bread drought threatened in the North West and Midlands, warns Unite morecambe

    Pre-Christmas bread drought threatened in the North West and Midlands, warns Unite. Supermarket customers in the North ...

    Pre-Christmas ‘bread drought’ threatened in the North West and Midlands, warns Unite. Supermarket customers in the North West and Midlands could face a pre-Christmas ‘bread drought’, if drivers at the Kingsmill bakery in West Bromwich, who deliver 1.5 million loaves each week, go on strike...

    13/11/2017
  13. Lancashire drug dealers convicted morecambe

    Operation Pitscale was an investigation into a serious and organised crime group from Lancashire who were supplying drugs within ...

    Operation Pitscale was an investigation into a serious and organised crime group from Lancashire who were supplying drugs within the north of England and to South Wales, Scotland and South Yorkshire. The main subjects were Paul Berry and Stephen Reeves; TITAN began to investigate Berry and...

    13/11/2017
  14. L-Js story, BTP celebrates Trans-awareness week morecambe

    Tomorrow marks the start of Transgender Awareness Week a seven-day 'celebration' to raise the visibility of transgender and ...

    Tomorrow marks the start of Transgender Awareness Week – a seven-day 'celebration' to raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people across the world.

    13/11/2017
  15. Communities to decide how to spend shale cash windfall morecambe

    Communities near sites, approved for the safe and clean extraction of shale gas, will benefit from a share of the proceeds through ...

    Communities near sites, approved for the safe and clean extraction of shale gas, will benefit from a share of the proceeds through a new ‘Shale Wealth Fund’. Local communities across the country will choose how they spend up to £1 billion of additional funding on local projects, under proposals...

    13/11/2017
  16. New MOT reminder service launches in beta morecambe

    A test version of a new government service has launched to remind drivers by text message and email when their MOT is due. ...

    A test version of a new government service has launched to remind drivers by text message and email when their MOT is due. The GOV.UK service, developed by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), makes it easy to get a reminder every year when your vehicle’s MOT is due. When you...

    13/11/2017
  17. Lancashire among most efficient as police expected to do more with less morecambe

    As demand for the police service rises and Government funding falls Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the ...

    As demand for the police service rises and Government funding falls Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the 'good' grading from national policing inspectors. The report recognises Lancashire Constabulary as one of the more efficient forces in the country in the way it keeps...

    10/11/2017
  18. Cabinet agrees new way of charging for non-residential care morecambe

    Cabinet agrees new way of charging for non-residential care A review of charging for non-residential care services was approved ...

    Cabinet agrees new way of charging for non-residential care A review of charging for non-residential care services was approved by Lancashire County Council's cabinet. An eight-week consultation giving people the opportunity to share their views about the proposed changes will be...

    10/11/2017
  19. Christmas is officially underway in Liverpool morecambe

    Christmas is officially underway in Liverpool The illumination of Liverpool ONEs iconic Christmas tree marks the start of a ...

    Christmas is officially underway in Liverpool The illumination of Liverpool ONE’s iconic Christmas tree marks the start of a fantastic festive season in the city The festive season has officially started in Liverpool following the city’s magical Christmas light switch-on. The illumination...

    10/11/2017
  20. Call for nominations Lancashire's PROUD awards morecambe

    Inspiring children and young people from Lancashire can now be nominated to receive a recognition award. PROUD will recognise ...

    Inspiring children and young people from Lancashire can now be nominated to receive a recognition award. PROUD will recognise the successes and contributions made by children and young people who are currently being looked after, or have previously been looked after. Achievements in their...

    10/11/2017
  21. Local NHS encourages residents to have their say on gynaecological and hip procedure morecambe

    NHS WEST Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working in partnership with the other seven CCGs in Lancashire and South Cumbria to ...

    NHS WEST Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working in partnership with the other seven CCGs in Lancashire and South Cumbria to review clinical policies across the region. The eight CCGs across Lancashire and South Cumbria have all agreed that there is a need to review their clinical...

    10/11/2017
  22. Dont slip up, put your best foot forward morecambe

    Statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) shows slipping and tripping to be the single most common cause of major ...

    Statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) shows slipping and tripping to be the single most common cause of major injury in UK workplaces. With this in mind, clinical staff in Lancashire are trialling some new footwear to keep them safe at work. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation...

    10/11/2017
  23. Chorley man jailed for brutal pensioner robbery morecambe

    A MAN has been jailed for more than six years after a brutal robbery of a pensioner in Chorley. Andrew Hodgkinson, 36, of ...

    A MAN has been jailed for more than six years after a brutal robbery of a pensioner in Chorley. Andrew Hodgkinson, 36, of Ullswater Road, Chorley, pleaded guilty to robbery at a hearing at Preston Crown Court last month (Friday, October 13th). He was today (Thursday, November 9th) jailed for...

    09/11/2017
  24. Police urge public to hand in guns during firearms surrender morecambe

    People in Lancashire are being urged to hand in guns and ammunition as part of a nation-wide firearms surrender starting on 13 ...

    People in Lancashire are being urged to hand in guns and ammunition as part of a nation-wide firearms surrender starting on 13 November 2017. The surrender will run for two weeks, during which weapons can be surrendered at six Lancashire Police stations – Blackburn, Burnley, Blackpool,...

    08/11/2017
  25. Police appeal to find wanted Fylde Coast men morecambe

    Police have released pictures of 4 Fylde Coast men who are wanted. Nicholas Shaw, 31, of Royal Bank Road, Blackpool, is ...

    Police have released pictures of 4 Fylde Coast men who are wanted. Nicholas Shaw, 31, of Royal Bank Road, Blackpool, is wanted for breaching a restraining order in relation to Domestic Abuse. Daniel Donovan, 28, of Heeley Road, St Annes, wanted in connection with a section 47 assault, an...

    08/11/2017
  26. Do you know this man? morecambe

    Taxi driver attacked in Chorley Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to following an attack ...

    Taxi driver attacked in Chorley Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to following an attack on a taxi driver in Chorley. Around 3am on Sunday (5th November) the attacker got into a disagreement with the taxi driver over the cost of his fare as he was trying...

    08/11/2017
  27. Unknown substance spotted along the Fylde Coast morecambe

    The Environment Agency have been warned of a 'fatty' orange substance which has washed up on local beaches. Residents walking ...

    The Environment Agency have been warned of a 'fatty' orange substance which has washed up on local beaches. Residents walking the Sefton Coast are asked to keep a lookout for anything unusual. Residents along the Fylde reported the findings . The Environment Agency is aware and we are...

    07/11/2017
  28. CLA reaction to Governments fly-tipping statistics for England 2016-17 morecambe

    The CLA, whose members landowners, farmers and rural businesses frequently face having to clear up rubbish fly-tipped on ...

    The CLA, whose members – landowners, farmers and rural businesses – frequently face having to clear up rubbish fly-tipped on private land, says fly-tipping is a national disgrace that blights the countryside. CLA President Ross Murray said: “Fly-tipping is just getting worse and worse. It is a...

    06/11/2017
  29. Average speed cameras to be enforced B6232 Grane Road, Haslingden morecambe

    NEW average speed cameras will be enforced from Monday 6th November on the B6232 Grane Road. Following their installation and a ...

    NEW average speed cameras will be enforced from Monday 6th November on the B6232 Grane Road. Following their installation and a successful period of testing, the cameras will now go live for enforcement between Junction 5 of the M65 near Belthorn through to the A56 at Haslingden - a total...

    06/11/2017
  30. Industrial action by Arriva drivers in North West England morecambe

    Arriva North West is disappointed to announce planned industrial action by drivers and engineers. The next 24 hour strike will be ...

    Arriva North West is disappointed to announce planned industrial action by drivers and engineers. The next 24 hour strike will be Monday 6th November 2017. Strike action for Monday 6th November to go-ahead as planned. No planned Arriva bus services in Merseyside, Greater Manchester,...

    06/11/2017
  31. Big Tide Walk morecambe

    Join the RSPB on a guided walk to see a unique view over Marshside, as the tide comes onto the marsh. Enjoy the amazing ...

    Join the RSPB on a guided walk to see a unique view over Marshside, as the tide comes onto the marsh. Enjoy the amazing wildlife spectacle as wading birds move across the site looking for roosting sites as the water rises. As the marsh floods keep a look out for small mammals trying to escape...

    06/11/2017
  32. New DVLA Tax it or lose it campaign is aimed at car tax dodgers morecambe

    Drivers are being warned their cars will be taken away if they are not taxed, as part of DVLAs national advertising campaign ...

    Drivers are being warned their cars will be taken away if they are not taxed, as part of DVLA’s national advertising campaign launching today (Friday 3 November 2017). Using a hand painted, clamped car designed to look transparent, the advert’s message to tax dodgers is clear – ‘even if you...

    03/11/2017
  33. CLA urges bonfire night organisers to ban sky lanterns morecambe

    The CLA (Country Land and Business Association) is once again urging local authorities, community groups and private individuals ...

    The CLA (Country Land and Business Association) is once again urging local authorities, community groups and private individuals staging Bonfire Night displays not to release sky lanterns. The organisation, which represents landowners, farmers and rural businesses, is also asking organisers to...

    03/11/2017
  34. Is this the UKs toughest job? morecambe

    The Internet Watch Foundation is looking for a new analyst who can pass gruelling tests. The Internet Watch Foundation ...

    The Internet Watch Foundation is looking for a new analyst who can pass gruelling tests. The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), the world’s leading charity in identifying and removing online child sexual abuse material, is looking for a new recruit to take on Britain’s toughest job. With 12...

    02/11/2017
  35. Car park improvement work continues at Preston Bus Station morecambe

    Car park improvement work continues at Preston Bus Station. Improvement work is continuing on the car park levels at Preston ...

    Car park improvement work continues at Preston Bus Station. Improvement work is continuing on the car park levels at Preston Bus Station. Levels one and two will reopen to the public on Tuesday, 31 October. The north ramp will reopen at lunchtime on the same day. On the following day,...

    02/11/2017
  36. Natterjack Seaside 10k morecambe

    In September the Natterjack team held yet another incredibly successful 10k event along with a very popular 2k Fun Run. The event ...

    In September the Natterjack team held yet another incredibly successful 10k event along with a very popular 2k Fun Run. The event attracted over 1200 runners and feedback from runners complimented everyone from the organisers to the volunteer marshals cheering words of encouragement to the runners...

    02/11/2017

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