Once one of the UK’s largest slave ports, Lancaster is now reflecting on its past and considering how to recognise its black heritage.
An award-winning Lancaster restaurant has found room for improvement – literally. Roger Borrell went along to find out how.
The former home of Lancaster’s witch finder has been given a reprieve after a death sentence caused by council cuts. Louise Bryning reports
A massive investment programme means the good times are back at a hotel which has a remarkable history
While many people head north towards the Lake District for walking, the city of Lancaster has plenty on offer for ramblers.
For almost 25 years, outdoor writers and photographers Dennis and Jan Kelsall have produced guides and articles covering many of the country’s popular walking destinations. Here, Dennis picks five of his favourites.
As veganism becomes the fastest growing lifestyle movement in the UK, Rebekka O’Grady speaks to a popular Lancaster café to get an insider look at what it means to be a convert.
The John O’Gaunt Rowing Club has a remarkable history – including the time one crew greased their shorts to make them go faster! Martin Pilkington reports.
Presenter and journalist Beccy Barr tells Roger Borrell about her love of Lancashire, life as a single mum and dealing with trolls
An old Lancashire cotton mill has been transformed into residences for community living with a difference. Sue Riley reports.
The curtain goes up this month on 30 years of walkabout theatre in Lancaster, writes Louise Bryning
In the first of our series New Life featuring people who have transformed their lives, Roger Borrell speaks to glass artist Sarah Livingstone.
A local developer has breathed life back into an abandoned Lancaster building.
Royal Mail analysed over a million UK redirection applications from the last 12 months to reveal the nation’s home moving habits. We look at some of the movers and shakers in Lancashire.
Craig Wilkinson never intended to stay in the family business but he and his wife are now leading The Bay Horse at Ellel near Lancaster into its 25th year. Emma Mayoh reports.
A Lancaster mum is spinning a good yarn about wool produced from the county’s sheep, as Paul Mackenzie reports.
Lancaster is full of great places to dine in style or indulge in some tasty baked goods, so we’ve chosen some of the best foodie Instagram accounts to get your taste buds tingling.
This historic city has one of the most vibrant arts scenes in the north. Martin Pilkington called in
Our reader photos show that Lancaster is a pretty city to visit
Three quarters of UK adults can’t hold a conversation in a foreign language, but a cafe in Lancaster is helping to turn that around, writes Sue Riley
Her Majesty visited the Lancaster landmark at an important time in its history, says Lord Shuttleworth
From an castle that thwarted invading Scots to a thriving arts scene and a calendar packed full of events, Lancaster has it all. Emma Mayoh found out more
Young blood is helping the centuries old Lancaster auction mart thrive in the 21st century
Former newspaper editor Sue Riley shares ten reasons why we should visit her adopted home
Sue Riley charts the restoration of one of Lancashire’s long neglected landmarks
Keith Carter leads a walk beside the Lancaster Canal and through the countryside around Barton
Lancaster is a city of landmark buildings and one is preparing for a new life as a desirable<br/>place to live, writes Sue Riley
It is not just the Great British Bake Off that has us all keen on cake. There is a secret society in Lancaster devoted to it. Emma Mayoh investigates
Traders have stepped from the shadows to bask in the glory of one of Lancashire's loveliest streets. Roger Borrell reports. Photographs by Gary Hill
Food and drink writer Philippa James meets a Lancaster couple who are brewing very nicely
Plans to revive the Northern Reaches of the Lancaster Canal could give Kendal a huge boost, as Paul Mackenzie reports Photography by John Cocks