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Speakers sought for self-build homes event

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 3:02pm
Lancaster City Council is appealing for people involved in the world of self and custom-build homes to come forward and share their experiences at an event to be held this spring.

Company fined for selling out of date chicken

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 1:00pm
Lancaster City Council has successfully prosecuted a meat wholesaler and distributor for supplying frozen chicken in Morecambe that was only fit for pet food.

Council seeks views on additional Local Plan evidence

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:00am
Lancaster City Council is asking for people’s views on the ‘soundness’ of the submitted Local Plan following the publication of additional evidence and information.

Gambling policy under review

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 11:00am
Lancaster City Council is asking the public to help it review its gambling policy.

Lancaster Musicians’ Co-op - statement from Coun Janice Hanson

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 5:00pm
Following Wednesday’s meeting of Full Council at which I was asked a question about the Musicians’ Co-op, I would like to clarify my response.

Plan for Wennington proceeds to referendum

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 4:00pm
Lancaster City Council is holding its very first neighbourhood plan referendum in February next year.

Cash boost for Eden Project plans

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 4:00pm
Lancaster City Council has agreed to contribute £250,000 to help advance plans for a new Eden Project in Morecambe.

Availability of city council services this Christmas

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 10:00am
There will be a number of changes to the availability of council services and facilities this Christmas.

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.