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Businesses urged to apply for discretionary grants

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 2:24pm
Businesses which have so far missed out on government coronavirus funding can now apply for new discretionary grants. Lancaster City Council has been allocated £1.68 million to di..

Work continues to support rough sleepers through the coronavirus crisis

Tue, 26/05/2020 - 11:14am
Lancaster City Council and its partners continue to draw on each other’s expertise and commitment to making sure that those who were sleeping rough and have been accommodated are protected and supported through the coronavirus crisis.

Council leaders issue joint plea to ‘think twice’ before coming to Morecambe Bay

Thu, 21/05/2020 - 2:36pm
The leaders of three local authorities bordering Morecambe Bay have asked people to think twice before visiting the area.

Annual dog beach ban set to be reintroduced

Tue, 19/05/2020 - 12:10pm
Following the publication of the government’s “road map to recovery” from coronavirus, Lancaster City Council is to reintroduce annual restrictions which exclude dogs from Morecambe’s bathing beaches.

New mayor of Lancaster installed

Tue, 19/05/2020 - 12:10pm
Hundreds of years of tradition entered the modern age last night (Monday May 18) when the new mayor of Lancaster was officially installed during an online virtual ceremony.

Parking charges to be reintroduced in some off-street car parks

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 12:18pm
Following the publication of the government’s “road map to recovery” from Covid-19, Lancaster City Council will be reintroducing parking charges in some of its off-street car parks.

New support line to connect communities

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 3:38pm
A new partnership is helping to spearhead efforts to connect community volunteers to vulnerable people that need support due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Celebrate VE Day at home

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 10:36am
The Mayor of Lancaster is calling on people not to forget the 75th anniversary of VE Day this Friday (May 8) and to celebrate at home.

Local support package announced for businesses in the Lancaster district

Mon, 04/05/2020 - 7:34pm
Lancaster City Council has agreed a £1million plan to sustain and strengthen the local economy.

Changes to waste and recycling collection services week commencing 4th May

Mon, 04/05/2020 - 1:33pm
Don't forget there will be a number of changes to waste and recycling collections during week commencing 4th May.

Advice for new food businesses and home catering start-ups

Thu, 30/04/2020 - 4:14pm
Lancaster City Council is encouraging new home catering businesses and start-ups to get in touch for advice on making a success of their new enterprise, including how to comply with food hygiene ..

Businesses urged to apply for support grants

Fri, 17/04/2020 - 10:09am
Businesses that have not yet applied for coronavirus support grants are being urged to put in a claim.

Applications open for the district’s urgent response fund

Thu, 09/04/2020 - 3:34pm
Local charities and community groups can now apply for funds to help them support the district’s most vulnerable residents through the coronavirus pandemic.

Lancaster City Council writes to residents with coronavirus update

Thu, 09/04/2020 - 12:33pm
Lancaster City Council has written to residents across the Lancaster district to provide some key information on the council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Changes to waste and recycling collections this Easter

Tue, 07/04/2020 - 5:28pm
Don’t forget to check your waste and recycling calendar as there will be changes over the Easter bank holiday period to your normal collection days.

Support grants bring help to businesses in the Lancaster district

Tue, 07/04/2020 - 4:28pm
Small businesses across the Lancaster district that are in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors can now apply for government grants to support them through the coronavirus crisis.

Arts organisations urged to apply for new funding grants

Tue, 07/04/2020 - 3:26pm
Arts organisations and individuals operating in the Lancaster district are being urged to apply for new funding from Arts Council England.

City council makes significant progress in assisting rough sleepers

Thu, 02/04/2020 - 4:01pm
Lancaster City Council’s homelessness team and its partners are being praised for their recent success in encouraging some of the districts most vulnerable residents to agree to the help on offer and move off the street.

Residents urged to do their bit for waste and recycling services

Thu, 02/04/2020 - 12:00pm
Lancaster City Council is asking its residents to do their bit to protect its crews and help them stay on top of its waste and recycling collection services during the current coronavirus crisis.

Small businesses benefit from coronavirus grants

Wed, 01/04/2020 - 7:56pm
Lancaster City Council has today (Wednesday April 1) made payments of £5.5million to businesses eligible for Small Business Rates Relief and a £10,000 government grant announced in the Budget.