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Hang-out zone on the cards for former bus station waiting room

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 1:00pm
Plans have been approved for the former waiting room at Morecambe Bus Station to be used to provide a hang-out shelter for young people.

Lancaster City Council’s chief executive to take up new role

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 6:00pm
Lancaster City Council has today announced that its chief executive, Susan Parsonage, will be moving on to take up the role of permanent chief executive for Wokingham Borough Council.  She is expected to start this role in mid-March 2019. 

Christmas Openings

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 4:00pm
There will be a number of changes to the availability of council services and facilities this Christmas.

Launch of the Lancaster Story

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 10:01am
Businesses hail the start of a ‘bright new beginning’ for the region

Williamson Park introduces surcharge on disposable takeaway cups

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 4:00pm
Lancaster’s Williamson Park has introduced a ‘latte levy’ in a bid to stem the rising tide of plastic waste.

Christmas waste and recycling collections

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 6:00pm
Don’t forget to check your collection calendar as there will be changes over the Christmas period to your normal waste and recycling collection days.  The changes begin Saturday before Christmas Day and finish on Saturday January 5.

Cafe receives hefty fine for breaching food hygiene regulations

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 12:00pm
A Morecambe based cafe business has been fined £5,600 including a victim surcharge of £170 and £2,044.84 costs after pleading guilty at Lancaster Magistrates Court to breaching food hygiene regulations.

Warton Crag fly-tippers landed with a hefty fine

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 2:00pm
Two men are counting the cost of their actions after being ordered to pay a total of £3,030 in fines and costs for fly-tipping a large quantity of household waste at Warton Crag.

Morecambe to benefit from share of £1million funding

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 5:00pm
Plans to breathe new life into a former department store in Morecambe’s West End have taken a step forward with the awarding of £40,000 in Government cash.

Exhibition celebrates Morecambe Bay’s Hidden Heritage

Fri, 23/11/2018 - 1:00pm
Everyone is invited to delve into Morecambe Bay’s maritime industrial and archaeological past with an exhibition at Lancaster’s Maritime Museum.

New vision for Morecambe's Eden Project revealed

Thu, 22/11/2018 - 12:00pm
The Eden Project has unveiled its vision for Eden Project North, a major new attraction in Morecambe.

Explore the hidden secrets of Lancaster Town Hall this Christmas

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 3:00pm
Lancaster Town Hall will be opening its doors again this Christmas for two special guided tours of this landmark building followed by homemade mince pies and mulled wine.

S.C.R.A.P. fly-tipping this Christmas

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 4:00pm
As part of its Operation Peregrine campaign, Lancaster City Council is urging residents and businesses wanting to make sure their waste is disposed of legitimately to think S.C.R.A.P.

Mayor of Lancaster launches Christmas card competition

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 5:00pm
The Mayor of Lancaster is asking primary school age pupils from across the district to design him a Christmas card.

Council pledges to support Musicians’ Co-op

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 12:00pm
Lancaster City Council has pledged to work with the city’s Musicians’ Co-op to help secure their long-term future.

Plans approved for Caton Road flood relief scheme

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 4:00pm
Lancaster City Council has approved plans for a major new flood relief scheme that will protect businesses along Caton Road.

Free parking for Christmas shoppers

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 1:00pm
Christmas shoppers will be able to enjoy free parking at selected times in Lancaster and Morecambe in the run up to Christmas.

Children’s literary talents celebrated by mayoral competition

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 5:01pm
A sombre reflection on the horrors of World War I has won a 10-year-old schoolboy a poetry competition and the honour of being crowned the Lancaster district’s junior poet laureate.

Lancaster's festival of light, music and fireworks shines brightly

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:00am
Record crowds in the region of 48,000 people descended on Lancaster at the weekend to enjoy this year’s magical two-night festival of light, music, art and fireworks in the city.

Tribute paid to former city councillor

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 6:00pm
Lancaster City Council has paid tribute to a former city councillor, Evelyn Archer, who passed away on Sunday.