The Visitor

November 24, 2017
What should the future look like for Lancashire?

What should the future look like for Lancashire?

Councillors have clashed over their competing visions for the future of Lancashire.

Roadworks update North West: All planned works Monday, February 18 to Sunday, February 24

Roadworks update North West: All planned works Monday, February 18 to Sunday, February 24

Here are the planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week.

World War Two air gunner laid to rest with service at Lancaster Cathedral

World War Two air gunner laid to rest with service at Lancaster Cathedral

When John Spencer passed away, a most remarkable story unfolded.

Here is how to be smart when buying treats

Here is how to be smart when buying treats

Dan Donohue, of Fitness Formation, writes about making eating healthy a habit, rather than a chore.

Jimmy Cricket pays tribute to June Whitfield

Jimmy Cricket pays tribute to June Whitfield

Columnist Jimmy Cricket shares his memories of his good friend, comedy actress June Whitfield, who died at the end of last year.

Lancaster firefighters take on Cha Cha Slide Plank challenge - video

Lancaster firefighters take on Cha Cha Slide Plank challenge - video

Firefighters from Lancaster took part in the charity Cha Cha Slide Plank this week.

Here is how to beat urinary tract infections

Here is how to beat urinary tract infections

Medical herbalist Jenny Logan writes about effective treatments to flush bad bacteria out of the urinary tract.

Help us create 100 apprenticeships in Lancaster and Morecambe

Help us create 100 apprenticeships in Lancaster and Morecambe

The Lancaster Guardian and The Visitor are thrilled to be joining forces with Lancaster and Morecambe College to launch a campaign that aims to encourage local businesses to create 100 apprenticeships in 100 days.

Nearly a MILLION calls to Lancashire Police have gone unanswered in past five years

Nearly a MILLION calls to Lancashire Police have gone unanswered in past five years

Almost 900,000 calls to police have gone unanswered in the last five years, according to latest figures.

Lancashire County Council budget: Tories promise to listen to consultations and Labour condemns a "Valentine's Day Massacre"

Lancashire County Council budget: Tories promise to listen to consultations and Labour condemns a "Valentine's Day Massacre"

Public consultations over the future of services earmarked to be axed in Lancashire County Council’s latest budget will be “genuine”, the authority’s leader has said.

Lancaster tech specialists launch web app to help terrorism suvivors

Lancaster tech specialists launch web app to help terrorism suvivors

A marathon 26-hour coding session by digital and creative specialists and agencies from across Lancaster has created and launched a web application to support a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping survivors of terrorism.

Carnforth pub landlord takes council to court over roadworks fiasco

Carnforth pub landlord takes council to court over roadworks fiasco

A Carnforth pub landlord says he has lost thousands of pounds in revenue after Lancashire County Council closed a road without notifying businesses.

True scale of self-harm epidemic gripping Lancashire

True scale of self-harm epidemic gripping Lancashire

Hospitals are dealing with more than six cases of self-harm every day in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council budget: protesters defend value of public health and children's services which could be scrapped

Lancashire County Council budget: protesters defend value of public health and children's services which could be scrapped

Dozens of people gathered outside County Hall ahead of Lancashire County Council’s annual budget meeting to protest at planned cuts to public health and children’s services.

Morecambe MP David Morris raises concern over political interference in town charity

Morecambe MP David Morris raises concern over political interference in town charity

Morecambe and Lunesdale MP David Morris says he is “greatly concerned” that a charity in the town is being “interfered with politically”.

Tree felling begins along Lancaster’s Millennium Path to make way for two mile flood barrier

Tree felling begins along Lancaster’s Millennium Path to make way for two mile flood barrier

Tree felling has begun along the Millennium Path in Lancaster to make way for a two mile flood defence wall.

Lancaster school staff raise cash in memory of teacher

Lancaster school staff raise cash in memory of teacher

Staff and students at Our Lady’s Catholic College in Lancaster took part in a campaign in memory of one of their colleagues who passed away last year.

Crossing borders with your dog after Brexit

Crossing borders with your dog after Brexit

If I am staying in pet friendly accommodation in the Republic of Ireland after Brexit will I still be able to take my dog across the border from Northern Ireland?

All you need to know about Lancashire County Council's plans to save £77m from its budget

All you need to know about Lancashire County Council's plans to save £77m from its budget

Lancashire County Council is today set to debate and decide upon proposals to reduce its budget by £77m.

Inseparable gay penguins tie the knot at lavish wedding ceremony

Inseparable gay penguins tie the knot at lavish wedding ceremony

Two devoted showbiz penguins have got married in style, with their lavish big gay wedding day captured in a special video.