ONE contestant on George Clarke's Flipping Fast has left its viewers puzzled after employing a team of builders. The Channel 4 property show welcomed contestant Harriet from Lancashire, who was eager to transform her first ever home. She chose to purchase a one-bed apartment in her hometown, and enlisted the help of her family members.
The county is in the middle of three days of drizzle and unsettled weather been caused by a “revved up jetstream” Wet and windy weather is expected to continue in Lancashire on Thursday before conditions settle down by the weekend. The county has been hit by unsettled weather in recent days following a "revved up jetstream" bringing storms from the Atlantic.
'They just do what they want, don't they?': Lancashire slams Boris Johnson's rule-breaking Downing Street parties
Sue Gray's much anticipated report found "failures of leadership and judgment in Number 10 and the Cabinet Office" While the rest of the UK was plunged into strict lockdown, Downing Street partied - now a damning report says Boris Johnson 'must take responsibility'. Lancashire endured some of the strictest restrictions in the UK while many in Downing Street enjoyed a culture of Covid rule breaking.
Union bosses have warned that the 48-hour strike could lead to some outages at homes and businesses across the region A gas outage warning has been issued to homes and businesses in Lancashire as thousands of Cadent workers prepare to go on strike in a pay dispute. The GMB Union said around 2,000 of their members will down tools for two days next Monday (May 30) and Tuesday (May 31).
The kitchen is certainly the best room in this house A converted barn fitted with beautiful living areas and an enviable kitchen is currently on the property market in Lancaster. Located in the semi-rural area off Burrow Road, the stunning pad proudly stands on Burrow Heights Lane. Attractive stonework makes up the exterior of the property which boast a luxurious yet cosy appearance.
As a new poll appears to confirm a few motoring cliches, our expat expert argues French drivers have turned over a considerate new leaf The cross-Channel cliché about driving is that the French are wild and snarling, the British reasonable and polite. A new Europe-wide Ipsos poll offers a modicum of confirmation, with 65 per cent of French motorists admitting verbally abusing fellow road users – only the Greeks could outdo them, on 67 per cent, while the figure for the UK was just 51 per cent.
Problems are hitting Wigan and Bolton in our area The are delays on the rail network in Greater Manchester this afternoon after an incident in Lancashire. Police were called to Preston station just after 2.30pm. Currently, there are issues from Preston and Bolton to Wigan Northwestern stations.
Lancashire was struggling to cope with the devastating impact of Covid-19 on the days government staff were partying As Downing Street partied, the Covid-19 pandemic tore Lancashire families apart. Hospitals across the county reported 65 coronavirus deaths on the days Boris Johnson, senior ministers, government staff and officials took part in No 10 events during lockdown.
Research from holiday home operator, Park Leisure, has revealed some of Lancashire’s most surprising wildlife that can be seen by locals and visitors. Along with its stunning scenery, Lancashire is also extremely diverse when it comes to ecology, with many animals calling the Lancashire landscape home.
Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Antonis Stergiakis is the subject of transfer interest from Greek Super League side Panetolikos, according to the Lancashire Telegraph. Panetolikos, who finished fifth out of eight teams in the relegation section of Greece’s top flight, want to bring Stergiakis back to his home country after two years at Rovers.
Fylde has been named the number one place in Lancashire for council tax returns thanks to its low crime rate, road conditions, and high percentage of ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ schools. The borough took the top spot for Lancashire in a study of local authorities across England, which looked at the number of roads in need of repairs, crimes reported per 10,000 people, the average response time for local fire services, household waste recycling rates, and the number of care homes and schools rated either ‘good’ or ‘oustanding’ by the CQC and Ofsted.
Health officials in Lancashire and South Cumbria are encouraging people to be prepared for the upcoming Jubilee Bank Holiday. Some health services may be closed or operating on different hours on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June 2022. And patients are being advised to make the most of the Bank Holiday by ordering any repeat prescriptions in advance, re-stocking medicine cabinets and understanding which services are available should they need medical assistance.
The number of people on Universal Credit in Lancaster is at its highest level since December, new figures show. The statistics come as Citizens Advice offices across Lancashire release research showing that Universal Credit is not enough to live off, and have called for the government to act urgently on benefit levels as living costs continue to soar.
A NEW residential provision for adults with complex needs including autism, severe learning disabilities and non-verbal communication challenges have opened. Middleton Fells in Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancashire is part of Options Autism - a specialist provider of caring and learning services for young people and adults with a primary diagnosis of autism – and is part of Outcomes First Group.
Duke of Lancaster's Regiment marching through Ormskirk today ARMY soldiers are set to march through a Lancashire town later today – and you can line the streets to watch them. The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment Freedom of the Borough Parade is taking place in Ormskirk today ( 25 May).
Lancaster CC claimed a second Northern Premier Cricket League win of the season after seeing off Kendal on Saturday. They ran out four-wicket winners in a low-scoring encounter at Lune Road, climbing into eighth place in the early league table. Victory was set up by their bowlers after Kendal were dismissed for 76, having batted for almost 49 overs in the process.
A fast growing Lancashire care group is reporting another year of huge growth. For the past three consecutive years, Alcedo Care Group has grown its turnover by an average of 98 per cent. Now, for the the year ending 31 March, 2022, it has upped its turnover once again, by 94 per cent, to £15m.
Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Texaco: Cheapest diesel and petrol prices across Preston, Blackpool, Burnley, Lancaster and Blackburn on May 25
Choosing a different filling station could make a worthwhile saving Petrol and diesel prices have once again increased across much of Lancashire over the last 24 hours. With a big difference across Lancashire's various stations it can result in a considerable saving to choose your filling station carefully.
Hundreds of Lancashire and Cumbria households freed from contracts which stopped them changing gas supplier
An "unlawful" contract clause meant people faced a £350 bill if they changed supplier Hundreds of homes in Lancashire and Cumbria will be freed from “unlawful” contracts which stop them changing gas suppliers. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) made the decision in response to concerns that the households in the North West of England who buy domestic gas from Carnforth-based BDS Fuels had been automatically locked into repeat “exclusivity contracts” for LPG (liquified petroleum gas).
Lancashire Police's chief constable says that combining degree work with on-the-job training also has an impact on frontline policing capacity during the time that they spend in class instead of out on the street Lancashire’s police and crime commissioner is calling for a rethink of a national policy which means new recruits to the force either need to have a degree – or obtain one as part of their training.