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A leading careers advice programme will tour Lancashire this summer to encourage more adults to think about starting university as a mature student. Future U, which works across Lancashire to encourage more people to consider higher education, is hosting a range of events through May and June to inspire more people to start university, even […]

Cumbria Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses following a road traffic collision which occurred on the A590 near Levens and Gilpin Bridge on Saturday 23rd April at approximately 11pm. A Renault Clio has been involved in a collision with a pedestrian who was taken to Preston Hospital.On the 27th April the pedestrian a 70-year-old […]

Northern and the railway community has marked 175 years since opening of the Furness Railway at a special event at Windermere station on Wednesday 27th April. The Furness Railway and Lakes Line opened in 1846, transforming the way goods and passengers were transported in the county. It was then extended through Burneside and Staveley to […]

A drug dealer found in Ulverston in possession of a kilogram of cocaine worth around £80,000 has been jailed today (27 April) for more than five years. Anthony Reilly, 24, of Theatre Street, Ulverston but originally from the Merseyside area, was arrested on 3 February of this year following a police investigation. Reilly was observed […]

Police are investigating an incident where a man has been assaulted resulting in a serious injury. The incident took place at approximately midnight on yesterday (April 26) at the top of Finkle Street, around the area of “The Birdcage” in Kendal. A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm […]

Road users in Cumbria are being offered advice on how to travel safely through roadworks after a worrying increase in the number of drivers breaching a right-turn ban on the A590. The incursions are putting both the road users and roadworkers in danger and interrupting construction of a new roundabout at Cross-a-Moor, a £9.5 million […]

A fleet of historic buses will gather on Cumbria’s coast this Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a revolutionary form of public transport built and first seen on British roads here in Cumbria. The port of Whitehaven plays host to the Leyland National 50 Event to celebrate the famous Leyland National bus […]

Residents are being asked to take part in a seed sowing event to help create a wildflower haven – starting in Heysham. Lancaster City Council is working with the Eden Project’s National Wildflower Centre and PlayStation to highlight the wonder of wildflower habitats in Morecambe. The new 12-acre habitat will be developed in and around […]

Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision on the westbound carriageway of the A590 at Haverthwaite that occurred at approximately 11pm Saturday 23rd April 2022. The collision involved a white Renault Clio and a pedestrian. The pedestrian a man in his 70s was taken to Preston Hospital with a leg and shoulder injury. The […]

Morecambe Based Mazuma Mobile has launched a knockout partnership with boxing star Jack Catterall. The firm, which is one of the country’s best known mobile phone recycling companies, is to work with the Chorley fighter for the next two years. The 28-year-old lightweight ace is arguably one of the hottest boxing properties in this country and […]