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Bailrigg Garden Village proposed sites (click to enlarge)

Lancaster group condemns Council for 'lack of basic planning' in 'Garden Village' super-estate proposals

New local campaign group CLOUD hosted a packed public meeting at the Boot & Shoe on Wednesday to discuss Lancaster City Council's 'Bailrigg Garden Village' proposals - a plan to build a super-estate of 3,500 - 5,000 new homes on greenfield sites from Scotforth and Hala to Galgate.
Digital post mortem screen array, by iGene

Lancashire awards new Digital Post Mortem Service Contract at RPH

A new digital post-mortem service has been agreed for Lancashire, which is the first of its kind in the north west. The new service contract between Lancs County Council, the Lancs Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust and iGene Ltd will lead to less invasive autopsies than the traditional method.
Aerial View of Morecambe Promenade July 2017 - Colin Aldred

'Morecambe by Air' - Morecambe BID launches new aerial video

Morecambe Business Improvement District (BID) recently commissioned Colin Aldred, of Aerial Artwork, to overfly Morecambe and shoot aerial video and photography. The results, to say the least, are stunning as it shows Morecambe in a brilliant new light.

Recent news

Art a la Carte - 13th August 2017

Creative writers giving an interview

An Interview with Naomi Kruger and Yvonne Battle-Felton, creators of 'Stories at the Storey' and a listing of some of the exciting art events taking place within our vibrant region.

4 Free new courses for women preparing to set up their own business

Sowing Club poster

The Growing Club has received funding to run 4 pre-start-up business courses for women in Lancaster and Morecambe who are at a social disadvantage and who would like to consider the option of becoming self-employed. The first will start at Cornerstone in Lancaster on September 15.

Dukes exhibition Connecting Dementia And Art

One of the artworks on show at Making Connections Through Contemporary Art

A showcase of artworks by people living with dementia is on exhibition from Monday 14 August until Saturday 9 September at The Dukes gallery in Lancaster. It coincides with The Dukes pioneering three-year programme to improve access to the arts for people with dementia – A Life More Ordinary.

Events Calendar

Cops and Robbers Day - anti-fracking at PNR

18/08/2017 - 08:00 to 18:30 at Cuadrilla Site, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE

BOHEMIA exhibition @ GALLERY 23

18/08/2017 - 10:00 to 17:00 at Arteria with Gallery 23, 23 Brock Street, Lancaster, LA1 1UR.

WW1 Exhibition: Boomtown - From Front Line to White Lund

18/08/2017 - 10:00 to 17:00 at Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster LA1 1HT

Wild Pirates and Magical Mermaids

18/08/2017 - 10:00 at Heysham Nature Reserve, Money Close Lane, Heysham LA3 2UW

Coming of Age: Ruskin's Drawings from the 1840-41 Tour

18/08/2017 - 10:00 to 16:00 at Ruskin Library, Lancaster University LA1 4YH

Trench Brothers Exhibition

18/08/2017 - 10:00 to 16:00 at Lancaster Maritime Museum

Professor Pocketwatch - family fun time detective session

18/08/2017 - 10:45 to 15:15 at Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT

Exhibition: Connecting Dementia And Art

18/08/2017 - 11:00 at The Dukes, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Collaborative Writing Open Rehearsals

18/08/2017 - 18:00 at The Dukes CCL

Duplicate Bridge with Lancaster Bridge Club

18/08/2017 - 19:00 to 22:00 at Clubhouse, Lancaster LA1 1NZ

Dukes Promenade Theatre: Treasure Island

18/08/2017 - 19:15 at Williamson Park, Quernmore Rd, Lancaster LA1 1UX

Lune Valley Ocean Wavers Square Dancing. Plus level. Caton

18/08/2017 - 19:30 to 22:00 at Victoria Institute, Brookhouse Road, Caton, LA2 9QT

The Spotlight Club. Storey

18/08/2017 - 20:00 at Storey Centre, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TH

Lancaster Charter Market. Lancaster City Centre

19/08/2017 - 09:00 to 16:00 at Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HY