Lancaster Guardian

November 24, 2017
Dig in again as Ribchester is Revisited

Dig in again as Ribchester is Revisited

UCLan is once again leading an archaeological dig in Ribchester. Fiona Finch caught up with Dig Co-Director Dr Jim Morris as this year’s team set up camp in the Ribble Valley village.

Trains to Lake District  'will run from July'

Trains to Lake District 'will run from July'

Trains will be back running to the Lake District from next month, says Northern.

Garstang couple are top national slimmers

Garstang couple are top national slimmers

A super-slimming couple from Garstang are seeing a lot less of each other after losing 13st 6lbs between them and making it to the semi-finals of Slimming World’s Couple of the Year 2018 competition.

New instant roadside breathalysers will not give drink-drivers time to sober up

New instant roadside breathalysers will not give drink-drivers time to sober up

Moves to introduce new roadside breathalysers that will allow police to gather on-the-spot proof of drink-driving have been welcomed in Lancashire.

Booths free hot drink scheme to be cut

Booths free hot drink scheme to be cut

Booths free coffee benefits - a staple of many people's days - are to be cut.

Police appeal after disabled man is assaulted

Police appeal after disabled man is assaulted

Lancaster police are investigating what they say is a disability motivated hate crime after a man was assaulted in Lancaster.

Where are the best Spanish restaurants in Lancashire?

Where are the best Spanish restaurants in Lancashire?

Is the weather making you want something a little more exotic?

Paramedics across the north west are going on strike today - and more could follow suit soon

Paramedics across the north west are going on strike today - and more could follow suit soon

Paramedics across Lancashire are today (Monday, June 18) going on strike – with further industrial action on the horizon.

Overturned van closes one lane of the M6

Overturned van closes one lane of the M6

One lane of the M6 has been closed due to an overturned van.

Fleet of 200 bikes to pay tribute to tragic blood biker at funeral

Friends and colleagues of a dedicated blood biker, who lost his life in a horror crash while serving his community, have paid touching tribute to their "angel on two wheels."

Five things you should know about the £20 billion NHS funding boost

Five things you should know about the £20 billion NHS funding boost

Close to an extra £400 million per week - or £20 billion a year - has been pledged to the NHS once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced. Here are five key questions about the annoucement:

Relief for north Lancashire residents after roadworks change

Relief for north Lancashire residents after roadworks change

Motorway diversion plans north of Lancaster have been altered - to the relief of residents and Lancashire County Council.

Complaints from Lancashire residents lead to prosecution of roofer for giving bogus details

Complaints from Lancashire residents lead to prosecution of roofer for giving bogus details

A trader lied about his business address to consumers who had work done on their roofs.

EastEnders actor Leslie Grantham has died aged 71

EastEnders actor Leslie Grantham has died aged 71

Eastenders actor Leslie Grantham, famous for playing 'Dirty' Den Watts, has died aged 71.

Galgate residents reveal “frustration, desperation and depression” after 2017 floods

Galgate residents reveal “frustration, desperation and depression” after 2017 floods

Seven months on from the major flooding that hit Galgate, residents are becoming increasingly concerned about new building developments that could leave them even more at risk than ever before. Nick Lakin reports...

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.

More cash for county council  reserves now -  but  £144m   "funding gap"  still predicted  by 2021

More cash for county council reserves now - but £144m "funding gap" still predicted by 2021

The reserves of cash strapped Lancashire County Council are getting a nearly £21m boost - thanks to underspending by the council in 2017/18.

Diabetes support at hand

Diabetes support at hand

With Diabetes Week this year coinciding with Men’s Health Week, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Diabetes Services are calling on people with diabetes, particularly men, to talk about diabetes and learn how best to manage the condition.

Morecambe Bay hospital staff have increased their recycling

Morecambe Bay hospital staff have increased their recycling

NHS staff in North Lancashire and South Cumbria have made significant progress in becoming more environmentally friendly by dramatically increasing recycling and energy savings across local hospitals.

Lancashire recommends...The best sports bars in Lancashire

Lancashire recommends...The best sports bars in Lancashire

Lancashire's pubs will be full with lively fans watching the World Cup over the next few weeks.