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Ryelands Park bandstand to be removed

4 hours 11 min ago
WORK to remove the bandstand on Ryelands Park will begin on Thursday June 1.   The bandstand, which has been a feature on the park since the 1960s but not used for its true pur..

Ashton Memorial Lights Up for Manchester

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 3:00pm
Lancaster’s Ashton Memorial will be joining other iconic landmarks around the world tonight (24 May) in lighting up in red, white and blue to pay tribute to the innocent victims of the Manchester attack.

Awards for Morecambe’s beaches

Tue, 23/05/2017 - 5:00pm
Two of Morecambe’s beaches have scooped a top award that places them among the best in the UK.

Message of condolence from the Mayor of Lancaster

Tue, 23/05/2017 - 12:00pm
The Union Flag is flying at half-mast from Lancaster and Morecambe town halls as a mark of respect to all those affected by yesterday’s events in Manchester. 

Lancaster district renews Fairtrade status

Fri, 19/05/2017 - 5:00pm
The Lancaster District has renewed its commitment to supporting Fairtrade. The Lancaster district was the first Fairtrade District in the world, following an application by the city cou..

Explore and save with the Visit Card discount scheme

Thu, 18/05/2017 - 6:00pm
Make the most of the district’s retail, leisure and tourism attractions and save money at the same time – by picking up a Visit Card.

General Election nominations

Thu, 11/05/2017 - 5:00pm
The candidates for next month's General Election have been revealed.

Outdoor theatre comes to Williamson Park

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 2:00pm
Williamson Park in Lancaster will host four outdoor theatre productions this summer in its very own natural amphitheatre, The Dell.

Make your mark - don't forget to register to vote

Mon, 08/05/2017 - 2:00pm
Time is running out for anyone who has not yet registered to vote if they want to make their mark in the General Election.

Bin men do the rounds for Rosie

Tue, 02/05/2017 - 2:00pm
A group of city council bin men will be doing the rounds in the boxing ring later this month to raise funds to improve the life of a young disabled girl called Rosie.

Don't miss the post

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 4:00pm
Lancaster City Council is reminding people who have registered to vote by post to check that they’ve received their voting papers.

Dog beach ban due to come into force

Wed, 26/04/2017 - 2:00pm
Lancaster City Council is reminding dog owners that annual restrictions on Morecambe’s bathing beaches will come into force on Monday May 1.

Make a splash in Happy Mount Park

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 11:00am
Children will be having a splashing great time in Morecambe’s Happy Mount Park this summer.

Become a market trader for free during Love Your Local Markets Fortnight

Fri, 21/04/2017 - 4:00pm
Lancaster City Council is urging residents to support their local markets during Love your Local Markets Fortnight, a national celebration of our UK market culture that takes place in May each year.

Lancaster’s Edwardian Butterfly House to re-open

Thu, 13/04/2017 - 2:00pm
Lancaster's Williamson Park will be celebrating the re-opening of its butterfly house next weekend and has a host of new residents ready to greet you.

Bold as Brass in Happy Mount Park

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 2:00pm
Lancaster City Council has launched this year’s seasonal programme of free brass band concerts in Happy Mount Park.

Quad bikes to tackle weeds

Fri, 07/04/2017 - 10:00am
A hit squad of city council workers is taking to the streets to tackle the perennial issue of weeds.

Make your mark - don't forget to register to vote

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 5:00pm
Time is running out for anyone who has not yet registered to vote if they want to make their mark in this year’s Lancashire County Council elections. 

Message of condolence - Right Worshipful Mayor of the City of Lancaster

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 5:00pm
In response to the recent events in London, the Right Worshipful the Mayor of the city of Lancaster, Coun Robert Redfern, said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by yesterday’s horrific attack and their families.

Prom plans begin to surface

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 3:00pm
Final touches to the first phase of a multi-million pound project to replace Morecambe’s wave reflection wall is due to start on Tuesday April 18.