The Visitor

November 24, 2017
Op Siren: Lancashire Police join with North West colleagues to seize 116 knives

Op Siren: Lancashire Police join with North West colleagues to seize 116 knives

Over the last month, six regional police forces have worked closely with the Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) and the National Crime Agency (NCA), including sorting offices and Border Force to intercept a total of 116 knives, swords and other offensive weapons that have been ordered online and...

Driver who killed loving Lancaster couple in horror M6 crash is sent to prison for eight years

Driver who killed loving Lancaster couple in horror M6 crash is sent to prison for eight years

A man who caused the deaths of a husband and wife from Lancaster in a motorway crash has been jailed for a total of eight years.

Lancaster care home opens its doors to elderly for Christmas dinner

Lancaster care home opens its doors to elderly for Christmas dinner

Local care home Laurel Bank in Lancaster will be opening its doors to a number of elderly people from the community to help tackle loneliness and isolation this Christmas.

Lancaster’s Steiner School celebrates 100 years of worldwide Waldorf movement

Lancaster’s Steiner School celebrates 100 years of worldwide Waldorf movement

Staff and pupils at Lancaster Steiner School are celebrating on a worldwide scale as the educational movement celebrates its 100th anniversary.

Lancaster Royal Grammar School proposals to lower entry exam pass mark to help less privileged children

Lancaster Royal Grammar School proposals to lower entry exam pass mark to help less privileged children

Lancaster Royal Grammar School could change its admissions policy to help children from less privileged backgrounds gain access.

Heysham pupils work with Lancaster & Morecambe College students to create new nature corridor

Heysham pupils work with Lancaster & Morecambe College students to create new nature corridor

Students from Lancaster & Morecambe College have supported children from Mossgate Primary School to plant a new nature corridor linking their woodland area to the rest of the school grounds.

‘Substantial amount of money’ stolen from Lancaster bank

‘Substantial amount of money’ stolen from Lancaster bank

Lancashire police have confirmed it is investigating a burglary at Barclays Bank in Lancaster.

Heysham couple raise more than £1,300 for Lancaster neonatal unit which cared for their premature son

Heysham couple raise more than £1,300 for Lancaster neonatal unit which cared for their premature son

A Heysham couple have raised more than £1,300 to help the neonatal unit at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, which helped them and their son Archie after he was born premature last year.

Trade minister floats Heysham ‘free port’ options

Trade minister floats Heysham ‘free port’ options

The Port of Heysham could become a “free port” if the UK leaves the EU under a Conservative government.

Police surround Lancaster bank following incident

Police surround Lancaster bank following incident

A police cordon has been put in place around Barclays Bank in Market Street, Lancaster.

Empty house in Morecambe given new lease of life

Empty house in Morecambe given new lease of life

A derelict house in Morecambe’s West End that was left empty for more than six years is to be given a new lease of life thanks to the tenacious efforts of Lancaster City Council.

Lancaster Wetherspoon set to re-open this week after norovirus outbreak

Lancaster Wetherspoon set to re-open this week after norovirus outbreak

Lancaster’s Sir Richard Owen JD Wetherspoon pub was forced to close this week after an outbreak of norovirus.

Christmas music like you've never heard before

Christmas music like you've never heard before

Still singing after 27 years - it is a record to be proud of for a choir which specialises in little-known 18th century music which boasts unusual harmonies. You can hear its rousing work this Christmas at two county venues as Fiona Finch reports.

Families of Forton friends Daphne Ball and Angela Murphy tell court of devastating impact as Blackpool driver who killed them is jailed

Families of Forton friends Daphne Ball and Angela Murphy tell court of devastating impact as Blackpool driver who killed them is jailed

A motorist who caused the deaths of two elderly women in a crash sobbed in the dock as a friend of his victim's family read a harrowing statement about the impact of their deaths.

Uncertainty over future of Mountwood Academy children's home

Uncertainty over future of Mountwood Academy children's home

A new question mark is hanging over the future of the children’s home at Mountwood Academy, near Longridge.

Lancaster City Council staff honoured after saving drowning swimmer

Lancaster City Council staff honoured after saving drowning swimmer

Five members of staff who saved a customer at Salt Ayre Leisure Centre from drowning have been recognised at Lancaster City Council’s annual awards ceremony.

Morecambe arts venue to close after funding is turned down 12 times

Morecambe arts venue to close after funding is turned down 12 times

A Morecambe arts and entertainments venue will close this month after failing to secure funding.

These are the 10 most popular baby girl names in 2019

These are the 10 most popular baby girl names in 2019

Your name is something that stays with you throughout your life, so picking out the perfect moniker for your new bundle of joy can be a tough decision.

These are the 10 most popular baby boy names in 2019

These are the 10 most popular baby boy names in 2019

Picking out a baby name can be a tricky decision, particularly when there are so many to choose from.

Two men from Morecambe and Heysham fined thousands for fly-tipping

Two men from Morecambe and Heysham fined thousands for fly-tipping

Two men from Morecambe and Heysham have been ordered to pay a total of £6,728.69 in fines and costs for fly-tipping and waste related offences.