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Congratulations to Tyson Fury after title win

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 2:45pm
The Mayor of Lancaster, Councillor David Whitaker, has congratulated Tyson Fury following his title win at the weekend: “On behalf of the whole district I’d like to send my wholehearted congratulations to Tyson on this magnificent achievement.

Councillor sanctioned for code of conduct breaches

Wed, 19/02/2020 - 10:54am
A Lancaster City councillor will be publicly censured and recommended to undergo training in data protection after being found to have breached the council’s code of conduct.

Councillor sanctioned for code of conduct breaches

Tue, 18/02/2020 - 3:41pm
A Lancaster City councillor will be publicly censured and recommended to undergo training in data protection after being found to have breached the council’s code of conduct.

Lancaster District and university leaders issue a joint statement in support of the Chinese and South/ East Asian community

Tue, 18/02/2020 - 12:40pm
The Chinese and South/East Asian communities make a tremendous contribution to the Lancaster District and we are joined each year by hundreds of students at our universities. We are immensely pro..

The Platform announce new season of live events

Mon, 17/02/2020 - 1:35pm
The Platform have announced their new season of events that will feature over 60 shows running from March to August.

Funding to help rough sleepers off the street and back on track

Fri, 14/02/2020 - 5:08pm
Lancaster City Council is set to benefit from Government funding to help get rough sleepers off the street and back on track.

More stormy weather on the way

Fri, 14/02/2020 - 5:08pm
Our engineering and public realm teams have been kept busy this week in the wake of Storm Ciara.

New rules set to control further growth of HMOs

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 4:55pm
Landlords in Lancaster who want to convert family homes into houses of multiple occupation (HMOs) will need to submit a planning application under new rules proposed by the city council.

Clean-up continues after Storm Ciara

Mon, 10/02/2020 - 4:14pm
Lancaster City Council’s on-call district emergency incident officers and service delivery teams have been busy over the weekend dealing with the effects of Storm Ciara.

Crook O’Lune beauty spot gets new lease of life as a memorial forest

Thu, 30/01/2020 - 5:03pm
A beauty spot at the Crook O’Lune near Lancaster, known locally as Hermitage Field is getting a new lease of life as a memorial forest.

Future of Travellers’ site secured

Thu, 30/01/2020 - 11:00am
Lancaster City Council has agreed to take ownership of the Mellishaw Traveller Site.

Finance for business event

Fri, 24/01/2020 - 1:40pm
Lancaster City Council is joining forces with Boost Business Lancashire to host a free drop-in event this month for businesses wanting to talk to the experts about finance.

Calls for further devolution to include cross county boundary options

Fri, 24/01/2020 - 12:40pm
Three local authority leaders are leading calls for a devolution deal that crosses county boundaries to be considered in any future discussions about giving local government greater powers.

Work begins on Lancaster flood defence scheme

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 4:02pm
Work has begun on a multi-million pound project to build new defences along the banks of the River Lune to prevent large scale flooding similar to that seen during Storm Desmond in 2015.

Councillor sanctioned for code of conduct breaches

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 10:59am
A Lancaster City councillor has been sanctioned for twice breaching the members’ code of conduct.

Filthy takeaway fined for food hygiene offences

Tue, 21/01/2020 - 12:44pm
A Carnforth takeaway has been ordered to pay £6,370 in a fine and costs after being found guilty of breaching food hygiene regulations, including serving a naan bread contaminated with a cigarette filter tip wrapper.

People’s Jury to help form climate change recommendations

Wed, 08/01/2020 - 1:57pm
Around 4,000 households across the Lancaster district will shortly be receiving an invitation asking for their help in developing a new action plan to tackle one of the biggest issues facing the world today.

Mayor of Lancaster launches poetry competition

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 11:42am
The Mayor of Lancaster is asking local children to put pen to paper to help find his Young Poet Laureates of the year with the theme being “Unity in the Community”. 

Launch of Lancaster District Responsible Business Network

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 12:34pm
Lancaster City Council is urging local businesses who are passionate about the district to join a brand new network being launched next month

Schoolboy designs a Christmas card fit for the Queen

Mon, 23/12/2019 - 10:12am
The artistic talents of a Lancaster schoolboy saw him beat off competition from hundreds of rivals and design a Christmas card fit for the Queen.

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