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Lancaster City Council takes action after flash floods

Thu, 20/07/2017 - 3:00pm
Officers from Lancaster City Council have been working hard to clear debris and help businesses affected by Wednesday’s flash floods.

Computer and telephone network problems

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 10:00pm
Due to a flood caused by the heavy rain on Wednesday evening, our computer and telephone are currently down.

Local parks awarded Green Flags

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 3:00pm
Lancaster City Council is proud to announce that two of its parks have been awarded the coveted Green Flag award.

Resignation of a city councillor

Fri, 14/07/2017 - 10:00am
Councillor Karen Leytham has resigned as a member of Lancaster City Council.

Illyria to return with more outdoor theatre in Williamson Park

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 4:00pm
Williamson Park in Lancaster will host two more outdoor theatre productions this August in its very own natural amphitheatre, The Dell.

Admission of new Freemen

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 1:00am
One of Lancaster’s most historic traditions was celebrated on Saturday (July 8) when 18 people were admitted as Freemen of the City.

Freedom March – Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment

Mon, 10/07/2017 - 4:00pm
The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment will be exercising their right as Freemen of Lancaster to march through the city’s streets on Monday July 17.

Consultation starts on proposed Public Spaces Protection Order for Morecambe and Heysham

Mon, 10/07/2017 - 1:00pm
Views are being sought on the possible introduction of new powers to help curb anti-social behaviour in Morecambe and Heysham.

Morecambe mosaic restoration complete

Tue, 04/07/2017 - 2:00am
The Morecambe mosaic has been restored to its former glory following a move to a new home on the seafront. 

Task group makes recommendations on late night economy

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 2:00pm
A report into the Lancaster district’s late night economy has just been published.

Statement of Accounts 2016/17

Fri, 30/06/2017 - 4:00pm
The council's Statement of Accounts for 2016/17 has now been published.

New tourism website goes live

Thu, 29/06/2017 - 1:00am
Lancaster City Council has launched an exciting new website which offers visitors to Lancaster a one stop destination to learn about all the city has to offer, from events to places to stay,

Explore Lancaster Town Hall

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 11:00am
A series of public tours providing visitors with a glimpse into the secrets of Lancaster’s Edwardian Town Hall will be launched again this summer.

Completion of audit of accounts

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 6:00pm
In accordance with the Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and associated Regulations, the audit of the council’s 2015/16 accounts has been concluded.

Combatting hate crime in the Lancaster district

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 10:00am
The rich history of diversity and tolerance in the Lancaster district are values to be celebrated now more than ever. 

Power cut

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 2:00pm
Due to the power cut affecting large parts of the district we are unable to answer enquiries by phone or email. Lancaster Town Hall is currently closed to the public but Morcambe remains open to the public. Salt Ayre Leisure Centre is also closed to the public. We will be publishing more information as it becomes available.

Housing needs survey on its way

Mon, 12/06/2017 - 4:00pm
Residents across the Lancaster district should be on the look-out for a survey dropping through their letterbox that offers the chance to win high street shopping vouchers.

Free support for local businesses

Fri, 09/06/2017 - 4:00pm
Local businesses and entrepreneurs are being invited to a free business support and networking event later this month to help them prepare for the challenges they may face as a result of the UK leaving the EU. 

Minute's silence at Lancaster and Morecambe Town Halls

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 2:00pm
A minute's silence will be held at 11am tomorrow (Tuesday 6th June) at Lancaster and Morecambe Town Halls in memory of the victims of the London Bridge attack.

​​​​​​​The best things in life are free - applications now invited for historic Lancaster tradition

Wed, 31/05/2017 - 2:00pm
Applications are being invited for one of Lancaster’s most historic traditions.