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A public meeting at the Gregson Centre last week was told by Green Party speakers that the proposed scheme by British Land was full of financial and environmental risks. They calculated that it would be more financially sound for the Council to take control with a phased scheme.
Lancaster Medical School is to provide 60 more places as part of the biggest ever expansion of the NHS medical workforce across the UK. This will bring the total number of available places at Lancaster for future doctors to 125 for 2019 entry.
Two vacancies have been created on Lancaster City Council following the resignation of two Labour councillors. Lucy Atkinson and Sam Armstrong, who both represented the University and Scotforth Rural ward, have resigned their seats.

Recent news

'Take 5' Litterpick Volunteers Clean Up City Canal Corridor

'Take 5' litter pick volunteers
23/3/18: On Saturday 10th March 2018, a voluntary litter pick and multi-agency fisheries patrol was conducted on the Lancaster Canal, in and around Lancaster, with the aim of improving this much-loved space for all users, as well as providing a high-visibility deterrent against wildlife and fisheries crime.

Police appeal for information after teenager groped in Lancaster.

16/3/18: Police are appealing for information after a 19 year old woman was groped in Lucy Street car park in Lancaster shortly after midnight on Tuesday morning.

County approves new LED streetlights

16/3/18: A scheme to replace 38,000 streetlights with LEDs has been approved by Lancashire County Council's cabinet. This £9.2m project, running from April 2018 to November 2020, will see all of the county's older, less efficient streetlights replaced by cutting edge, energy saving LEDs.

Events Calendar

Exhibition: The Rhythm of Stitch

23/03/2018 - 10:00 to 20:00 at The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Knit & Natter Group (over-55s)

23/03/2018 - 10:00 to 12:00 at Friendship Centre, Robert St, Lancaster LA1 1PT

Campus in the City

23/03/2018 - 10:30 to 15:30 at CITC Shop, St Nicholas Arcade, Lancaster LA1 1NB

Exhibition: 'Conduct' (Inc 'Landed' and 'Undermine' projects)

23/03/2018 - 12:00 to 17:00 at Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University LA1 4YW

Connect with compassion

23/03/2018 - 13:00 at Halton Mill

Wise Up Board Game Cafe

23/03/2018 - 17:00 to 20:00 at War Memorial Hall, Church Street, Morecambe, LA4 5QA

Lancaster Bridge Club

23/03/2018 - 19:00 to 22:30 at Clubhouse, Lancaster LA1 1NZ

Barton Rd Community Choir

23/03/2018 - 19:00 to 20:30 at Barton Road Centre, Barton Road, Lancaster LA1 4ER

Litfest Springfest: Kathleen Jamie 7pm, Jim Crumley 8.15pm

23/03/2018 - 19:00 at Friends Meeting House, Lancaster LA1 1TX

Theatre: Frankenstein

23/03/2018 - 19:30 at The Dukes, Lancaster LA1 1QE

5 Rhythms Dance

23/03/2018 - 19:30 to 21:30 at Ludus Dance, Lancaster LA1 1RE. Note venue change

Lancaster Music Makers concert

23/03/2018 - 19:45 at St Martin's Chapel, University of Cumbria, Lancaster LA1 3JD

Irish music session

23/03/2018 - 20:00 at Robert Gillow, Lancaster LA1 1HP

The Groove Cutters Party Night

23/03/2018 - 20:00 at Gregson Centre, Lancaster LA1 3PY