The Visitor

November 24, 2017
Roadworks update for the North West: All major works from October 21 to October 28

Roadworks update for the North West: All major works from October 21 to October 28

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of October 18 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Lord Sugar was wrong - BBC's new cop show Dublin Murders wasn't confusing, it was a hit of pure drama for a cold autumn night

Lord Sugar was wrong - BBC's new cop show Dublin Murders wasn't confusing, it was a hit of pure drama for a cold autumn night

Dear old doddery Lord Sugar tweeted this week about the new cop drama Dublin Murders (BBC1, Monday/Tuesday, 9pm).

Lancaster University to host festival of writing talent

Lancaster University to host festival of writing talent

An opportunity to watch and listen to writers and artists from all over the north will take place at the start of next month.

Conference at Lancaster University reveals how 5G technology could revolutionise rural areas

Conference at Lancaster University reveals how 5G technology could revolutionise rural areas

Drones counting sheep and augmented reality tourism guides were among the projects showcased at Lancaster University, demonstrating the potential for 5G technology to transform rural life.

Morecambe social club fire deaths: Police appeal for customers to come forward

Morecambe social club fire deaths: Police appeal for customers to come forward

Customers who were in a Morecambe working men’s club on the day of a fire that killed two men are being asked to contact police.

Lancaster and Morecambe solicitors help Christmas shoeboxes charity

Lancaster and Morecambe solicitors help Christmas shoeboxes charity

Solicitors Baines Bagguley Penhale are acting as a collection point for Boxes of Hope, Cumbria’s shoebox appeal again this year.

Vintage model car collection donated to St John’s Hospice

Vintage model car collection donated to St John’s Hospice

The team at St John’s Hospice were delighted and grateful to recently receive a very special donation from a long-time supporter.

Lancashire double lottery winners handed new honour

Lancashire double lottery winners handed new honour

A group of musicians from Lancashire have been given pride of place in a new piece by a world renowned artist.

Communities invited to apply for £500,000 Windrush Day Celebrations 2020 funds

Communities invited to apply for £500,000 Windrush Day Celebrations 2020 funds

Communities across the North West can bid for a share of £500,000 funding to celebrate the contribution of the Windrush Generation and their descendants to the nation’s social, economic, political and religious life.

Conservative Party announces ‘staunch Leave supporter’ as MP candidate for Lancaster and Fleetwood

Conservative Party announces ‘staunch Leave supporter’ as MP candidate for Lancaster and Fleetwood

A former journalist and Lancaster University law tutor has been selected as the Conservative prospective parliamentary candidate for Lancaster and Fleetwood.

Court lists for Lancaster and Morecambe 17/10/19

Court lists for Lancaster and Morecambe 17/10/19

The following people were dealt with by magistrates at Lancaster:

Mental health festival in Lancaster helped many people

Mental health festival in Lancaster helped many people

A festival of mental health held at the University of Cumbria Lancaster campus was a great success.

These are the top 10 baby girl names for 2020 – and what they mean

These are the top 10 baby girl names for 2020 – and what they mean

Picking out a baby name is an important decision and with so many to choose from, it can be difficult to settle on a favourite.

Blackpool motorist accused of causing deaths of Forton pensioners in Catterall crash appears in court

Blackpool motorist accused of causing deaths of Forton pensioners in Catterall crash appears in court

A motorist has appeared in court in connection with a crash in which two elderly women died.

Missing man with red and blue hair found safe in Lancaster

Missing man with red and blue hair found safe in Lancaster

A man who was reported missing after failing to return home from a late-night dog walk has been found safe in Lancaster.

Lancaster volunteer goes that extra mile

Lancaster volunteer goes that extra mile

Lancaster-based Louise Goddard was named winner of the Volunteer of the Year Award at the England Athletics National Volunteer Awards 2019.

Awards flood in for Lancaster schoolchildren

Awards flood in for Lancaster schoolchildren

Schoolchildren from Lancaster were presented with awards for their impressive contributions to a flood awareness event at the University of Cumbria.

Lancaster Guardian Facebook poll: We’re still split on Brexit

Lancaster Guardian Facebook poll: We’re still split on Brexit

A Lancaster Guardian poll has suggested that the country is still split over Brexit.

"Why are we being blamed for the knife crime epidemic?" ask Lancashire teens trying to tackle stereotypes

"Why are we being blamed for the knife crime epidemic?" ask Lancashire teens trying to tackle stereotypes

Young people from across Lancashire are leading a research project into the causes and perceptions of knife crime.

Man with red and blue hair disappears on late-night dog walk along Lancaster Canal

Man with red and blue hair disappears on late-night dog walk along Lancaster Canal

A man has been reported missing after failing to return home from a late-night dog walk in Lancaster.