Author: John Williamson

Police are warning businesses to be vigilant following reports of forged £20 and £50 notes being passed across the county. Businesses have been targeted indiscriminately from newsagents to hotels across the county including reports in Coniston, Grasmere, Ulverston, Silloth, Allonby, Abbeytown and Carlisle. Reports are of forged Scottish £20 and Irish £50 notes, however English […]

Local MP Tim Farron has written to the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to make the case for HS2 trains to stop in the county. Currently the high-speed trains from London are set to pass through the county without stopping, meaning passengers on the West Coast Main Line will have to change at Preston to get […]

Lancashire Police has seized close to 1,700 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of more than £3m after raiding an address in Fleetwood. Police were called around 4.20pm on Friday (December 14) following reports a drugs set-up had been found at the former Store Twenty One store in Lord Street. Officers attended with two men, both […]

Detectives are appealing for information after a man was left with a serious facial injury following an assault in Morecambe. Police were called around 5.50pm yesterday (Sunday, December 16) to reports of a disturbance outside The Boardwalk pub in Marine Road West. It is believe a number of people had been arguing inside the pub […]

Local MP Tim Farron has called for the Department for Health to apologise for causing “severe distress and anxiety” after 475 women in Westmorland and Lonsdale were wrongly told they had missed breast cancer check-ups. The Independent Breast Screening Review found that the blunder, which affected 67,000 women across the UK, was down to health […]

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