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Lifeguards praised after pool rescue

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 5:12pm
A big thank you to long-term Salt Ayre customer Geoff Smyth, who came in to the centre recently to thank the team who saved his life in a dramatic pool rescue last month. Geoff, who liv..

Explore the hidden secrets of Lancaster Town Hall this Christmas

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 5:12pm
Lancaster Town Hall will be opening its doors again this Christmas for a special guided tour followed by afternoon tea with the mayor.

Festive parking for free

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 12:01pm
Christmas shoppers will be able to enjoy free parking at selected times in Lancaster and Morecambe in the run up to Christmas.

Find out more about the UK Corporate Games

Mon, 18/11/2019 - 5:59pm
Businesses who want to know more about how they can get involved in next year’s UK Corporate Games are being invited to a presentation at Lancaster House Hotel on Monday December 2.

General Election candidates

Fri, 15/11/2019 - 11:43am
The full list of General Election candidates for the Lancaster & Fleetwood and Morecambe & Lunesdale constituencies is now available following the close of nominations.

Mayor of Lancaster launches Christmas card competition

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 2:00pm
The Mayor of Lancaster is asking primary school age pupils from across the district to design him a Christmas card.

Moon shines bright over Lancaster

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 2:34pm
Thousands descended upon Lancaster at the weekend to enjoy this year’s magical two night festival of light and art in the city.

Resignation of a city councillor

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 12:30pm
Councillor Michael Smith, who was elected to represent the Overton ward in May 2019, has resigned as a member of Lancaster City Council.

Remembrance Sunday Services

Thu, 31/10/2019 - 1:54pm
This year's Remembrance Sunday falls on November 10 and a number of services have been arranged in the Lancaster district.

Climate change update to be considered by Cabinet

Mon, 28/10/2019 - 2:32pm
Switching Lancaster City Council's refuse collection fleet from diesel to electric will save up to 785 tonnes of Co2 city councillors will hear next week. The figure accounts for around..

Groundbreaking joint plan for the Arnside and Silverdale AONB wins planning award

Fri, 25/10/2019 - 10:10am
A pioneering development plan aimed at protecting a nationally important landscape has earned Lancaster City Council and South Lakeland District Council a prestigious award from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).

Have your say on Lancaster’s Public Space Protection Order

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 11:57am
Lancaster City Council is asking local residents and businesses for their views on the success of a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) which has been in force in Lancaster City Centre for the last three years.

Tourism economy goes from strength to strength

Mon, 21/10/2019 - 12:40am
Annual STEAM* figures published by Lancaster City Council show that a total of £478.630 million was generated within the local economy last year through visitor and tourism spend.

Have a Haunted Halloween in Lancaster

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 2:15pm
Lancaster City Council is inviting everyone to grab their broomsticks in readiness for Halloween and make the most of all spooky goings on across Lancaster.

Burma Star Memorial shines brightly

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 10:14am
A new memorial dedicated to the local men and women who served in the Burma Campaign 1941 – 1945 will be unveiled next week (Thursday October 24) in Morecambe.

UK Corporate Games launches in Lancaster

Thu, 17/10/2019 - 4:11pm
The University of Cumbria recently hosted the launch event for the UK Corporate Games, which will be held in and around Lancaster from the 23rd – 26th July 2020.

Lancaster man fined for dog fouling offence

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 6:01pm
A Lancaster man has been ordered to pay a total of £755.35 after being found guilty of failing to pick up after his dog after it fouled in a public place.

Free wristbands still available for Lancaster’s firework spectacular - have you got yours?

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 4:01pm
Preparations are now well underway for this year’s exciting Light Up Lancaster event on 1-2 November, a magical two-day festival of music, art, light and fireworks.

Condolences paid following fatal fire in Morecambe

Fri, 11/10/2019 - 12:48pm
The mayor of Lancaster, Coun David Whitaker, has extended his heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of two men who tragically died following a fire at the Gordon Club in Morecambe on Wednesday.

Contributors sought for new advisory groups

Wed, 09/10/2019 - 2:43pm
Lancaster City Council is looking for people with a passion for the district to join one of six new advisory groups and voice their views on some of the most significant opportunities and challenges facing us.