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Lancashire County Council has now stopped funding directly to community groups in Lancashire through the Local Members Grant, including groups in Lancaster and Morecambe, to the dismay of opposition groups.
Lancashire County Council's cabinet has agreed to transfer ownership of five buildings to local groups, which will see two independent community-run libraries being established, as well as a range of other services.
Multi-agency meetings about the recent floods heard residents' accounts of what happened - and why. Angry residents launch objections to the Local Plan's Bailrigg Garden Village scheme for 5000 new homes right in the middle of it all, to be debated by Council on 20th December.

Recent news

Witness appeal launched after fatal collision

8/12/17: Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a 46-year-old man from Milnthorpe died following a road traffic collision close to Burton-in-Kendal.

Can you volunteer for a 4-hour shift helping at the Christmas Shelter?

LDHAS Christmas Shelter group photo
8/12/17: Fancy doing something a bit different this Christmas? Want to get in touch with that real Christmas spirit? Lancaster & District Homeless Action Service are looking for volunteers to help with 4 hour shifts during the Christmas Shelter at St Thomas' from 24 - 29 December.

Gritting crews in action as snow expected to hit Lancashire

Photo courtesy Lancashire County Council
7/12/17: Lancashire's gritting crews are ready for action over the coming days following forecasts for sleet, snow and icy conditions to hit the county.

Events Calendar

Lancaster Charter Market. Lancaster City Centre

13/12/2017 - 09:00 to 16:00 at Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HY

Work Club

13/12/2017 - 09:15 to 12:15 at Lancaster Library, Lancaster LA1 1HY

Art Class at Halton Mill

13/12/2017 - 10:00 to 12:30 at Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton LA2 6ND

Lancaster Art Society Exhibition & Sale

13/12/2017 - 10:00 to 17:00 at Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster LA1 1HT, UK


13/12/2017 - 10:15 at The Dukes, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Baby Bounce and Toddler Rhyme Time at Morecambe Library

13/12/2017 - 10:30 to 11:00 at Morecambe Library, Central Drive, Morecambe, LA4 5JX

Lancaster Library Piano Cafe

13/12/2017 - 11:00 to 14:00 at Lancaster Library, LA1 1HY

Lancaster & District Male Voice Choir Christmas Carol Concert

13/12/2017 - 12:00 at Lancaster Library LA1 1HY

Dolls House and Miniatures group at Barton Road CC

13/12/2017 - 12:30 to 14:30 at Barton Road Centre

Weekly Free Lunchtime Concert

13/12/2017 - 12:30 to 13:20 at Lancaster Town Hall, LA1 1PJ

Exhibition: Gloriumptious Roald Dahl

13/12/2017 - 12:30 to 16:00 at Lancaster Maritime Museum, St George's Quay, Lancaster LA1 1RB

Autumn Club (Over-55s). Skerton Community Centre

13/12/2017 - 13:00 to 16:00 at Skerton Community Centre, King George's Field, Slyne Road, Lancaster, LA1 2JH

Continuing Learning Group: "Vikings?"

13/12/2017 - 13:00 at Fylde Lecture Theatre 3, Lancaster University LA1 4YW


13/12/2017 - 14:00 at The Dukes, Lancaster LA1 1QE