Northern has cancelled all trains scheduled to run on the Lakes Line (Oxenholme to Windermere) today (Friday). Their website states that it is due to a shortage of drivers. Buses will replace all train services on the line today.
A yellow weather warning for rain is in place for Lancashire and parts of Cumbria on Friday (1st June) between 00:00 and 21:00. An area of thunderstorms across southern England and Wales is expected to move northwestwards towards Northern Ireland during Friday morning. This then replaced by scattered thunderstorms across southern, central and northwest England, plus Wales and Northern […]
The work of a group of North Lancashire film-makers has been identified as of historic importance and will be preserved for posterity. Films produced by LuneTube will be added to the collections of the North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University, where they will be held for the benefit of future generations. LuneTube are […]
Lancashire libraries will be working with partners to promote Dementia Action Week and the support services available from Monday 21 May to Sunday 27 May. Activities in Lancashire will promote the use of books to help people living with dementia, their families, friends and the carers who support them. There will be a focus on […]
From Breakfast to Saturday Night Anthems – and everything else in between!
A local charity is celebrating a successful fundraising weekend today, after broadcasting for 41 hours uninterrupted over Easter weekend and raising over £2,000. Bay Trust Radio, who broadcast from the Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal, celebrated the station’s 41st birthday by planning a marathon broadcast which celebrated all things local – including live performances from […]
Bay Trust Radio is gearing up for one of the biggest weekends in the history of the station, with live music, guests and much more. The team of volunteers, who broadcast to Lancashire and Cumbria from studios based in Kendal, are broadcasting live non-stop for 41 hours from 6am on Easter Saturday to raise funds […]
More roads in the County have been cleared and reopened and minimal snowfall is forecast over the weekend. Low temperatures, high winds and snow flurries will continue, however these are forecast to diminish by tomorrow. Police, Mountain Rescue, Fire and Rescue, North West Ambulance Services, Councils and partner agencies will continue to work around the […]
Aaron Cummins has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. Aaron’s appointment follows the decision by current Chief Executive, Dame Jackie Daniel, to step down from her role at the end of March 2018. Aaron has been the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance since […]
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