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Bailrigg Garden Village – help us make it the best it can be

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 4:00pm
In January 2017 the Bailrigg area of Lancaster was chosen by the Government as the proposed location of a new..

Re-roofing works at Lancaster’s City Museum

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 11:00am
Works to replace the roof of the City Museum in Lancaster’s Market Square are due to take place this Autumn and Winter as part of the council’s programme of works to preserve some of its oldest and finest public buildings.

Salt Ayre shortlisted for national award

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 10:00am
Salt Ayre Leisure Centre is in the running for a prestigious national award.

Countdown begins to Light Up Lancaster

Thu, 14/09/2017 - 5:00pm
Light up Lancaster is set to return this November thanks to £85K of funding from Arts Council England towards the two day magical festival of art, light and fireworks in the city.

Adopt a spring flower bed

Wed, 13/09/2017 - 12:00pm
Residents, businesses and community groups are once again being offered the opportunity to adopt a spring flower bed.

Mayor helps launch new book dedicated to the 'Great War'

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 5:00pm
The Mayor of Lancaster, Coun Roger Mace, recently attended the launch of a new book at a special event held at the City Museum. 

Go the extra mile during health week

Fri, 08/09/2017 - 5:00pm
Local residents are being encouraged to travel one mile under their own steam as part of a county-wide health and fitness event.

Heritage Open Days 2017

Tue, 29/08/2017 - 2:00pm
The Lancaster district will be throwing open its doors again this year when local buildings of every age, style and function take part in the biggest free celebration of England's history, heritage and culture.

Carve yourself a souvenir at Vintage by the Sea

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 3:00pm
Lancaster City Council will be offering taster sessions in traditional stone carving at the Vintage by the Sea Festival next weekend in Morecambe (September 2).

Autumn/Winter Platform brochure out now

Mon, 21/08/2017 - 6:00pm
The Platform in Morecambe is celebrating its 20th anniversary as an entertainment venue this year with the launch of its autumn and winter programme offering the very best of live entertainment.

Seed mussel beds to re-open

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 10:00am
Fishermen accessing Morecambe Bay to collect seed mussels will continue to use the Battery car park this year.

Appointment of new chief officers

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 5:00pm
Two new chief officers have been appointed by Lancaster City Council.

Consultation begins on local parks

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 10:00am
A new consultation has been launched to gather views on two of the district’s award winning parks.

Annual electoral registration canvass gets underway

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 5:00pm
Each year Lancaster City Council is required by law to canvass every household in the district and produce a Register of Electors.

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.