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Plans approved for Caton Road flood relief scheme

7 hours 5 min ago
Lancaster City Council has approved plans for a major new flood relief scheme that will protect businesses along Caton Road.

Free parking for Christmas shoppers

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 1:00pm
Christmas shoppers will be able to enjoy free parking at selected times in Lancaster and Morecambe in the run up to Christmas.

Children’s literary talents celebrated by mayoral competition

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 5:01pm
A sombre reflection on the horrors of World War I has won a 10-year-old schoolboy a poetry competition and the honour of being crowned the Lancaster district’s junior poet laureate.

Lancaster's festival of light, music and fireworks shines brightly

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:00am
Record crowds in the region of 48,000 people descended on Lancaster at the weekend to enjoy this year’s magical two-night festival of light, music, art and fireworks in the city.

Tribute paid to former city councillor

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 6:00pm
Lancaster City Council has paid tribute to a former city councillor, Evelyn Archer, who passed away on Sunday.

Seagull-proof waste sacks get the thumbs up in Morecambe

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 1:00pm
A pilot scheme to stop seagulls leaving a trail of rubbish in the street on bin day has proved a success following the trialling of seagull-proof refuse storage sacks by householders and businesses in Morecambe.

D-Day veteran receives France's top military honour

Tue, 30/10/2018 - 5:00pm
A D-Day veteran from Morecambe has been presented with France’s highest award of military and civilian merit.

Wheelie good result for Lancaster City Council

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 2:00pm
Lancaster City Council is celebrating after picking up gold in a national challenge that pitted organisations against each other to see who could get most people on their bikes.

Musicians’ Co-op - Latest Statement

Wed, 24/10/2018 - 11:00am
Lancaster has a vibrant, buzzing music and arts scene and one which Lancaster City Council is proud to support and promote.

Remembrance Sunday commemorates 100th anniversary of the Armistice

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 6:00pm
This year's Remembrance Sunday will be doubly poignant as it falls on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Lancaster City Council celebrates success

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 2:00pm
The hard work and dedication to duty of staff involved in the clean-up operation after last year’s devastating floods has been recognised at Lancaster City Council’s annual award ceremony.

Lancaster Lights Up

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 2:00pm
Light Up Lancaster, a magical two day festival of light, art and fireworks, is set to return to the city on November 2 and 3.

Environment Minister opens Morecambe flood defence scheme

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 1:00pm
Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey visited Morecambe today (19 October) to officially open the town’s new wave reflection wall.

Council charges ahead with delivery of electric vehicles

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 11:00am
Lancaster City Council has welcomed the delivery of two new electric pool cars to its fleet in its bid to reduce emissions and its impact on the environment.

Lancaster district represented at prestigious MIPIM conference

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 2:00pm
Exciting opportunities and sites for development will be showcased to international investors, to help attract new projects and schemes to the Lancaster district.

Statement on the Musicians' Co-Op

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 5:00pm
Following recent news reports, we have released a statement on the Musicians' Co-op in Lancaster.

Lancaster City Council takes action to rejuvenate empty homes

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 3:00pm
Owners of empty properties are being urged to work with Lancaster City Council and access financial help to breathe new life into their vacant assets.

Spooky goings on this Halloween

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 5:00pm
They’ll be some spooky goings on in the area this Halloween with a whole host of events and half term activities guaranteed to get your pulse racing.

You're hired - council apprentice picks up prestigious award

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 5:00pm
Congratulations are in order for a Lancaster City Council apprentice, who has picked up a prestigious national award.

Plan rolls forward to install vehicle charging points

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 12:00pm
Drivers of electric and plug in vehicles will be able to go that extra mile soon thanks to Lancaster City Council’s successful bid for funding to install charging points for electric vehicles in Lancaster and Morecambe.