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Appeal after 22 year old man assaulted in Lancaster town centre

17/9/14: Police are appealing for information after a 22-year-old man was assaulted in Lancaster town centre. The incident happened at around 2.30am on the morning of Sunday 7th September. The victim was at the Halifax cash machine on Penny Street talking to three women who had been on a night out.

Police appeal after city centre collision

13/9/14: Policeare appealing for informationafter a 63-year-old man received serious injuries when involved in a collision with a motorcycle last night. The incident happened at around 6.55pm on Friday 12thSeptember when the man was crossing the road outside the Ring o' Bells Public House, King Street, Lancaster City Centre.

Lancaster & Morecambe Computer Club

Lansil Sports and Social Club, Caton Road, Lancaster. Tel.: 01524 903604. Started in 2000. Meets first and third Wednesdays of the month, 7.30pm at the Lansil Social Club. Small friendly club with a good mix of experience. 

The Friendship Centre

The Friendship Centre is a social centre for people aged 55 and over in Lancaster district. We are open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9.30 to noon and provide a wide and changing range of activities and classes, with the opportunity to meet people and benefit from peer support and company 

The Barber Shop

72 Penny Street, Lancaster, LA1 1XF. Tel: 0796 979 6100. Claire offers a traditional, professional and hygienic barber shop.  

The Shakespeare

96 St. Leonards Gate, Lancaster, LA1 1NN. Tel: 07855 245061. Close to the heart of Lancaster's City Centre, the historic Shakespeare offers 2 single, 2 twin and 4 double rooms at prices from £35 per person per night. All rooms are ensuite.  

Travelodge Lancaster M6

Moto Service Area M6 Motorway, Northbound J32/33, White Carr Lane, Bay Horse, Lancaster, LA2 9DU. Tel: 0871 984 6154. Situated on a motorway service station just 6 miles from the town centre and Lancaster train station. 

Travelodge Lancaster Central Hotel

King Street, Lancaster, LA1 1RE. Tel: 0871 984 6453. This city centre hotel is the ideal place to stay in this popular university town, just a 10 minute walk from the train station and Lancaster Castle, and on the main bus route.  

The Sun Hotel

63 Church Street, Lancaster, LA1 1ET. Tel: 01524 66006. This major refurbishment of a 17th Century coaching inn has resulted in the offering of 15 contemporary, luxury en-suite hotel rooms. Award winning bar / restaurant with locally sourced food and a tremendous array of beers and wines. 

The Royal King's Arms Hotel

75 Market St, Lancaster, LA1 1HP. Tel: 0843 178 7161. The Royal Kings Arms Hotel stands in the shadows of Lancaster Castle in the heart of Lancaster, one of England’s most historical cities. This traditional and elegant hotel offers 55 comfortable en-suite bedrooms. 

The Royal Hotel (Latino's)

6 Thurnham Street, Lancaster, LA1 1YD. Tel: 01524 65007. This Hotel Situated in Lancaster City Centre has been recently refurbished with modern spacious en-suite bedrooms and fitted with secondary double glazing. Located above Lancaster's best known Tapas Bar (Latinos). 

The Ashton

Well House, Wyresdale Rd, Lancaster, LA1 3JJ. Tel: 01524 68460, Mob: 07798 843149. Lancaster's only 5 star rated hotel, this handsome Georgian house set in its own grounds gives you the quality you would expect - then goes that bit further.  

The Storey Creative Industries Centre

The Storey CIC combines one of Lancaster’s finest Grade 2 listed buildings, with a 21st century infrastructure. The SCIC contains a theatrical auditorium, lecture theatre, tasting gardens, rentable offices, workshop spaces, exhibition space, meeting rooms and a cafe & bar.  

Police appeal after arson attack on Lancaster flats

28/2/14: Lancaster detectives are appealing for information after a firebomb was thrown at a block of flats on Mainway. Shortly before midnight on Wednesday 26th February 2014, someone threw an incendiary device at a window in a block of flats at Bridge House, Mainway. The device – a plastic bottle - hit the window frame of the ground floor flat and ignited but did not go inside the property.

Appeal following fail to stop traffic collision in Lancaster

17/2/14: Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a cyclist sustained a shoulder injury after colliding with a van that failed to stop in Lancaster - in the same location as two accidents last year. The collision took place around 2.00pm on Thursday 13thFebruary on the pedestrian crossing on Cable Street at the junction with Water Street.

Evofit appeal after woman sexually assaulted in Lancaster

21/12/13: Police have released an Evofit of an Eastern European man police need to speak with after a woman was sexually assaulted in Lancaster this week.The offence took place sometime between 2.00am and 3.00am on Monday 16thDecember when the 25-year-old victim was approached by a man as she walked home along St Peters Road after a night out.As the woman walked along the path that cuts between St Peters...

Wild weather hits Lancaster and Morecambe

5/12/13: The River Lune earlier today as the largest storm surge in 60 years hit. Photo courtesy Michael Yates PhotographyThe largest storm surge in 60 years on the River Lune has caused some flooding today while, elsewhere, Morecambe sea front was hit by gale force winds and other storm damage caused problems across the district.

Lancaster police hunt car thief after burglary on Balmoral Road

4/12/13: Police are appealing for information after a car was stolen following a sneak in burglary at a house in Lancaster last month. At some time between 8.00pm on10th November and 8.00am on 11th November, the offender entered a house on Balmoral Road through an unlocked rear door and went into the kitchen and took car keys and a mobile phone.

Local Cinema Round-Up for 14 - 21 November by Peter Clarke

14/11/13: Poster: The Hunger Games: Catching FireFor up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up and reviews. New films during this period include crime drama with The Counsellor (18) and action / fantasy with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (12A).

James Court murder - man charged

8/11/13: A man is due to appear in court this morning (Friday, November 8th) charged with the murder of a man in Lancaster. Bernard McSorley, 52, of no fixed address, is charged with the murder of Paul McDonagh in the town between October 27th and 30th this year. Mr McDonagh, 30, was found deceased at the rear of St James Court, Lancaster at shortly after 1.30pm on October 29th.