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Businesses invited to prepare for a digital world with free Google workshops

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 3:00pm
Lancaster City Council is partnering with Google Digital Garage to offer free training to help businesses grow online.

Light Up Lancaster welcomes you ‘Home’ for 2018

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 3:00pm
Light Up Lancaster, a magical two day festival of light, art and fireworks, is set to return to the city on November 2 and 3.

​​​​​​​Poppies to pop up in Lancaster

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 4:00pm
Lancaster City Council are working with the Lancaster branch of the Royal British Legion to help sell giant poppies for people to display on the railings of the city's Memorial Gardens at Lancaster Town Hall.

Time to vote for your favourite park

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 3:00pm
Lancaster City Council is urging local residents and visitors to join the nationwide hunt for the UK's favourite parks by voting for the park they love the most in the Lancaster district.

Counting the cost of fly-tipping

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 11:00am
Three people are counting the cost of their actions after being ordered to pay a total of £2,065 in fines and costs for fly-tipping and waste related offences.

City council staff give the gift of life

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 1:00pm
Lancaster City Council is encouraging residents and businesses to follow the lead of its staff and donate blood. The city council has formed a partnership with the local NHS Blood and T..

Businesses invited to have their say

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 11:00am
Lancaster City Council is asking local businesses how the Lancaster district can become an even better place for them to thrive and grow with the launch of an online survey.

Suspended sentence for tanning shop owner guilty of fraud

Mon, 03/09/2018 - 2:00pm
The owner of several tanning salons in Morecambe has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to complete 250 hours of unpaid work after admitting that he fraudulently claimed small business rate relief.

Everywhere you go, always take your water with you…

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 3:00pm
Lancaster City Council has installed two new water fountains – with more to come - as part of its ongoing drive to reduce single-use plastic waste.

Mayor of Lancaster launches poetry competition

Wed, 29/08/2018 - 11:00am
The Mayor of Lancaster is asking local children to put pen to paper to help commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One. 

Vintage by the Sea returns to Morecambe for a stunning sixth year of culture and creativity

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 12:00pm
This year’s free and family-friendly Vintage by the Sea returns to Morecambe this weekend (September 1 and 2).

Heritage Open Days returns bigger and better

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 4:00pm
Heritage Open Days, the annual celebration of the country’s history, architecture and culture, returns next month and for the first time ever will take place over two long weekends.

Businesses urged to invest in their future flood protection

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 4:00pm
Lancaster City Council is asking businesses on Caton Road to contribute towards a major new flood relief scheme, or risk being left defenceless. Plans have been submitted to build a flo..

The Platform announce new season of live entertainment

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 3:00pm
Morecambe will be welcoming another stellar line-up of music acts plus a host of big names from the world of television in the new season of events at The Platform in Morecambe.

Seagull-proof waste sacks go on trial in Morecambe

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 5:00pm
A pilot scheme to stop seagulls leaving a trail of destruction on bin day got off the ground in central Morecambe today with the issuing of up to 100 seagull-proof refuse storage sacks to residential properties and businesses.

Taxi inspections take place at Salt Ayre

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 2:00pm
Lancaster City Council's Licensing Enforcement Officers joined forces with the police and staff from the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) last week to undertake an unannounced inspection of local taxis.

Takeaway fined for breaching food hygiene regulations

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 1:00pm
A Lancaster-based takeaway business and its owner have been fined £7,322 including victim surcharge and £1,000 costs after pleading guilty to breaching food hygiene regulations.

Lancaster City Council launches Property Register

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 5:00pm
Lancaster City Council is relaunching the Lancaster District Property Register to help new and existing businesses find a new home.

Lancaster City Council to be headline sponsor of North Lancashire Expo

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 12:00pm
Lancaster City Council is pleased to be a headline sponsor of this year’s North Lancashire Expo.

Changes in store for local landlords

Fri, 03/08/2018 - 4:00pm
Changes to the licensing regime for hundreds of local property landlords are on the horizon, following a change in the law.