The Visitor

November 24, 2017
Lancaster firm Mitchell’s of Lancaster (Brewers Ltd) goes into administration

Lancaster firm Mitchell’s of Lancaster (Brewers Ltd) goes into administration

Lancaster pub company Mitchell’s is understood to have gone into administration today, Thursday December 13.

Kirkby Lonsdale school announces completion of new specialist studio

Kirkby Lonsdale school announces completion of new specialist studio

South Lakeland’s newest school, QEStudio in Kirkby Lonsdale, celebrated a major milestone on Friday with a ‘topping out’ ceremony for its new multi-million pound building.

Morecambe schoolgirls’ kind gesture for food bank

Morecambe schoolgirls’ kind gesture for food bank

Two Year 6 pupils at Lancaster Road CP School organised a non-uniform day to raise awareness and collect donations for Morecambe Bay Food Bank.

Temporary planning permission granted for Halton gypsy site

Temporary planning permission granted for Halton gypsy site

Temporary planning permission has been granted for a gypsy/traveller site in Halton near Lancaster.

One in four parents admit to spending more on one child than their others at Christmas

One in four parents admit to spending more on one child than their others at Christmas

One in four British parents admit to spending £115 more on one child at Christmas than their other children, with more than half not seeing it as an issue, as the children themselves won’t be aware.

‘History will vindicate us’ says ex-Lancaster uni student found guilty of terror charges

‘History will vindicate us’ says ex-Lancaster uni student found guilty of terror charges

A former Lancaster University student who faces life imprisonment after being found guilty of breaching terror laws said that “history will vindicate us, even though this jury did not”.

Met Office issues yellow weather warning for snow and ice for parts of Lancashire

Met Office issues yellow weather warning for snow and ice for parts of Lancashire

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for snow and ice for parts of Lancashire this weekend.

A hit and run attack on a Lancashire police officer has been caught on camera

A hit and run attack on a Lancashire police officer has been caught on camera

Dramatic new footage showing a hit and run attack on a Lancashire police officer has been released.

People with learning disabilities are missing out on physical health checks

People with learning disabilities are missing out on physical health checks

Only half of people with a learning disability in Lancashire and South Cumbria are getting the annual health checks to which they are entitled.

Housing providers "nervous" about taking tenants with learning disabilities, says Lancashire healthcare boss

Housing providers "nervous" about taking tenants with learning disabilities, says Lancashire healthcare boss

Finding suitable homes for people with learning disabilities or autism is one of the biggest challenges in making sure that they are not left to live their lives in hospital, councillors have been told.

Archdeacon Michael: Just where do festive traditions come from

Archdeacon Michael: Just where do festive traditions come from

Today I went for a Christmas meal. The pub in Blackpool had sent the menu complete with traditional Christmas items.

Hero trucker from Morecambe pulled grandad from cab blaze

Hero trucker from Morecambe pulled grandad from cab blaze

Hero trucker Steve Belmont from Morecambe, who saved the life of a fellow driver as flames engulfed his cab, has been hailed as ‘Britain’s bravest trucker’.

Chilling truth about the number of killings in Lancashire

Chilling truth about the number of killings in Lancashire

More than one in four murder and manslaughter victims in Lancashire are killed by domestic violence.

Lancashire actress joins the fight to revive the Burnley Empire Theatre

Lancashire actress joins the fight to revive the Burnley Empire Theatre

When the Burnley Empire Theatre Trust first asked me to support the project of bringing the theatre back to life I didn’t know how I could help.

Here is where you can see reindeer in Lancashire

Here is where you can see reindeer in Lancashire

Santa's little helpers are very busy at this time of year.

Ex-Heysham primary school head aiming for Christmas number 1 spot

Ex-Heysham primary school head aiming for Christmas number 1 spot

A former Heysham headteacher is helping his pupils to gain the heart of the nation and get their self-penned single to the coveted Christmas number 1 top spot.

The late night tweet from Lancashire MP that hinted at leadership challenge to come

The late night tweet from Lancashire MP that hinted at leadership challenge to come

Lancashire MP Nigel Evans hinted at the forthcoming leadership turmoil almost nine hours before a vote of no confidence was announced.

Who are the MPs likely to challenge Theresa May?

Who are the MPs likely to challenge Theresa May?

Enough Tory MPs have now requested a vote of confidence in Theresa May to trigger a leadership contest.

How does a Tory leadership contest work?

How does a Tory leadership contest work?

Theresa May faces a leadership challenge from Tory MPs after delaying a Commons vote on her Brexit deal.

Prime Minister to face vote of no confidence

Prime Minister to face vote of no confidence

Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of confidence in her leadership later today.