Lancaster Guardian

November 24, 2017
Strokes made NHS boss Phil campaign for better mental health care

Strokes made NHS boss Phil campaign for better mental health care

Phil Woodford is calling for more psychological support for stroke survivors, after experiencing for himself the difficulty of getting help following two strokes.

Boris Johnson races ahead in latest Tory leadership vote

Boris Johnson races ahead in latest Tory leadership vote

Boris Johnson tonight confirmed his status as the favourite to be the next prime minister with a commanding victory in the second round of voting in the Tory leadership race.

Lindsay Sutton's special tribute to sand pilot Cedric Robinson of Morecambe Bay

Lindsay Sutton's special tribute to sand pilot Cedric Robinson of Morecambe Bay

Author Lindsay Sutton tells Fiona Finch why he was determined to honour both Cedric Robinson, retiring ‘Queen’s Guide to the Kent Sands of Morecambe Bay’ and raise questions about the future of the Bay with his new book ‘Sands of Time’.

This is how many points you'll get on your licence for these driving offences

This is how many points you'll get on your licence for these driving offences

Breaking the law while behind the wheel can come with a hefty fine attached - and put points on your license too.

Talented Lancaster schoolgirl wins prestigious BBC story writing competition

Talented Lancaster schoolgirl wins prestigious BBC story writing competition

A Lancaster schoolgirl has beaten thousands of other youngsters to win a prestigious BBC story writing competition.

Lancaster racing stables employee grew cannabis farm in rural cottage

Lancaster racing stables employee grew cannabis farm in rural cottage

A racing stables employee has admitted cultivating cannabis at the home given to him by his employers

West Coast engineering work set to cause major disruption for rail passengers over summer holidays

West Coast engineering work set to cause major disruption for rail passengers over summer holidays

Rail passengers are being warned to expect disruption during the summer holidays as major engineering work gets under way on the West Coast Main Line.

4,000 capacity outdoor arena part of Eden Project North’s £85m ‘21st century vision’ for Morecambe

4,000 capacity outdoor arena part of Eden Project North’s £85m ‘21st century vision’ for Morecambe

The Eden Project is offering Morecambe “a vision of a seaside resort for the 21st century” in its first planning report submitted today.

Computer science GCSE 'too much like maths' for some pupils, college boss warns

Computer science GCSE 'too much like maths' for some pupils, college boss warns

Computer science courses in schools have “become like maths”, with fewer pupils wanting to study the subject, according to the head of a Lancashire college.

NEWS IN PICTURES: Lancaster charity supporters over the moon with fundraising walk

NEWS IN PICTURES: Lancaster charity supporters over the moon with fundraising walk

Saturday’s St John’s Hospice Moonlight Walk was an amazing success with nearly 600 walkers and runners covering the 14km route to raise vital funds for the work of the Slyne Road hospice.

Lancashire County Council came in under budget last year - but financial pressure remains

Lancashire County Council came in under budget last year - but financial pressure remains

Lancashire County Council underspent its budget by almost £20m in the last financial year.

Events for Armed Forces Day in Lancaster and Morecambe

Events for Armed Forces Day in Lancaster and Morecambe

The district will once again take part in Armed Forces Day this year, starting with the traditional flag raising at both Lancaster and Morecambe Town Halls simultaneously at 10.30am on Monday June 24.

Lancaster clubbers targeted in spate of mobile phone thefts

Lancaster clubbers targeted in spate of mobile phone thefts

Police are investigating reports of a string of mobile phone thefts from a Lancaster nightclub.

Callous thieves target young mum Ziggy’s grieving Morecambe family

Callous thieves target young mum Ziggy’s grieving Morecambe family

The family grieving the sudden loss of young Morecambe mum Ziggy Middleton has been dealt a new blow after heartless thieves stole t-shirts bought for her funeral.

Lancashire facing care homes crisis

Lancashire facing care homes crisis

Care homes in Lancashire are failing to keep up with an ageing population.

Increase in paedophiles prosecuted in Lancashire

Increase in paedophiles prosecuted in Lancashire

The number of prosecutions brought against people in Lancashire for viewing indecent images of children rose last year.

Ask Kathryn - the Sponsor A Nurse For A Day campaign is vital for Chorley's Derian House

Ask Kathryn - the Sponsor A Nurse For A Day campaign is vital for Chorley's Derian House

Derian House is a place where every moment matters. As Children’s Hospice Week begins Fiona Finch reports on Derian’s latest fund raising appeal and learns how one nurse copes with the demands of working in end -of-life care.

Here is everything you need to know about fad dieting and the Alkaline Diet

Here is everything you need to know about fad dieting and the Alkaline Diet

Dan Donohue, of Fitness Formation, writes about fad diets.

Handyman service for Lancashire's elderly and disabled to shut

Handyman service for Lancashire's elderly and disabled to shut

An odd job service and advice scheme designed to help keep people independent in their own homes will come to an end next year.

Repair plan revealed for the Lancashire roads on shaky foundations

Repair plan revealed for the Lancashire roads on shaky foundations

A section of Lancashire’s road network is set for an upgrade after a series of hot summers put it at risk of collapse.