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Following a successful recruitment process, Bridget Lees has been appointed as the new Executive Chief Nurse at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT).​ Bridget is currently the Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Therapies at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Foundation Trust where she has held a succession of posts in Accident and Emergency, […]

An investigation has been launched after clinical waste was dumped on a roadside near Kendal almost two years after an identical fly-tipping incident at the same location. A colleague from South Lakeland District Council’s (SLDC) Street Scene crew discovered three black bin bags abandoned in a lay-by on the A6 Shap Road, north of Kendal […]

Around 100 young people have attended a new youth club over the six weeks summer holiday. The club has been held in different locations to accommodate the coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance. The club was originally due to launch in 2020 but was put on hold due to the pandemic. Kendal Youth Zone was set up by […]

Kendal Police are investigating an incident of racial abuse which occurred on Gooseholme on Wednesday 1st September 2021 at 1pm. It was reported that a man shouted racial comments, as well as other comments towards members of the public.  The man is described as in his 20s, around 5ft 9ins tall and was wearing a red, […]

A student careers service which has offered advice to more than 25,000 young people across Lancashire has been extended after securing funding for an additional year. Future U has been awarded £850,000 of funding from the Office for Students to continue its careers support for an extra 12 months. Future U works across Lancashire to […]

Blackpool Council’s Catering Services team is celebrating after being named Team of the Year in the Public Sector Catering Awards. The team, headed up by Catering Service Manager Derek Wright, were recognised for their response to the pandemic ensuring that our most vulnerable residents were supported. 48 hours after an initial meeting on 19 March 2020 the […]

Arts Council England has announced that Blackpool will be one of 15 priority places in the North where they want to develop new opportunities for investment, as part of the publication of its three-year Delivery Plan for 2021 – 2024. Arts Council England’s three-year Delivery Plan sets out a detailed roadmap to implement the vision of […]

Windermere Lake Cruises and the Lakeland Motor Museum will help fly the flag for the Lake District at the UK’s biggest tourism trade show since the start of the pandemic. They’ll be among over 250 exhibitors at the two-day British Tourism and Travel Show at the NEC in Birmingham on Sept 22/23. It’s the first […]

Businesses in Lancashire are being advised to move fast to make the most of a £3,000 incentive to take on new apprentices. Leading training provider PHX Training, which has offices in Blackpool, Preston and Morecambe, is encouraging businesses thinking of taking on an apprenticeship to speak to them before the first deadline at the end […]

Numbers attending Blackpool’s mobile Covid-19 vaccine clinic almost doubled over a four-week period during August, to reach an impressive 7000 vaccinations.  26-year-old bricklayer Mitch Henderson from South Shore (pictured) received the 7000th jab on 9 September at Fleetwood Leisure Centre, where several vaccine van events have been held.  Blackpool’s vaccine van is a joint operation set up by Blackpool Council’s Public Health team and facilitated by health services provider, FCMS. Two fully qualified NHS […]