The Visitor

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?

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."

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.

Shed project opens its doors to aid recovery

Shed project opens its doors to aid recovery

A mental health unit in Lancaster officially opened its newly-developed shed project to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week.

Community radio stations in Lancashire

Community radio stations in Lancashire

Not-for-profit radio station operated, owned, and influenced by the communities they serve.

Virgin Trains suspended north of Preston

Virgin Trains suspended north of Preston

Virgin Train services heading north from Preston have been suspended after trees fell on the line.

Pub couple reveal festive ice rink plans for Lancaster

Pub couple reveal festive ice rink plans for Lancaster

Plans to create a winter wonderland in one of Lancaster’s historic squares have been revealed.

Morecambe back alley clean padlocks shock

Morecambe back alley clean padlocks shock

Volunteers wanting to clean up a back alley earmarked in a neighbourhood scheme were shocked to find themselves unable to access the alleyway due to heavy duty padlocks blocking their way.

120 music acts, 30 venues, two full days for Morecambe Music Festival

This year’s Morecambe Music Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever with over 120 acts performing in 30 venues across the town.

Award first for Morecambe theatre group

Award first for Morecambe theatre group

Morecambe Warblers Amateur Operatic Society have won Best Musical Award from the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA).