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Have your say on the Council Plan 2018-2022

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 14:00 to 19:00 at The Storey, Lancaster LA1 1TH

CLOUD meeting advises on how to comment on Local Plan - Deadline is 6 April

23/3/18: A packed General Meeting of CLOUD on Tuesday 20 March stressed the need for people to respond to Lancaster City Council's Local Plan by 6 April 2018. Worried residents expressed a range of concerns, with flooding and air quality topping a long list. Information on how to comment was provided

Council asks for comments on Local Plan

13/2/18: Lancaster City Council has formally published its new Local Plan and is seeking public opinion on whether it is ‘legally compliant and sound’. The deadline for responses is 5pm on Friday April 6.

Bailrigg Garden Village Consultation Drop-In

Repeats every week every Monday and every Wednesday until Mon Oct 16 2017. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:00 to 17:00 at Lancaster Methodist Church, Scotforth Road, Lancaster LA1 4TE

Bailrigg Garden Village Consultation Drop-In

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:00 to 14:00 at Storey Centre, Lancaster LA1 1THL

Bailrigg Garden Village Consultation Drop-In

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Oct 12 2017. Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 14:00 to 17:00 at Ellel Village Hall, Main Road, Galgate, LA2 0LQ

Bailrigg Garden Village Consultation Drop-In

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 14:00 to 19:00 at Lancaster House Hotel, Ellel, Lancaster LA1 4GJ

Freeman's Wood to be sold to new developer if outline planning permission granted

5/4/17: Outline planning permission is being sought for the Freeman's Wood area. The owners, Bermuda-based Property Trust, don't plan to develop the site themselves, but to obtain outline planning permission and then sell it to a developer at a substantial profit. Have your say in the online consultation.

County Council Cuts Consultation Ends Soon

5/8/16: A screenshot of Lancashire County Council's interactive map identifying planned cuts to local services - as well as those that are continuingThere are just days left to have your say on Lancashire County Council's property review.

Fracking: Lancs County Council launches consultation on changes to Cuadrilla applications

20/3/15: A former Cuadrilla test drilling operation at Westby in Lancashire Consultation begins today on extra information submitted to Lancashire County Council (LCC) as part of Cuadrilla's planning applications for shale gas development at Preston New Roadat Little Plumpton (Application numberLCC/2014/0096), andRoseacre Woodat Roseacre (Application numberLCC/2014/0101).

Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places

10/8/14: Local voters are being asked to comment on future polling arrangements in the Lancaster City Council area.The city council is reviewing its arrangements for voters onelection day by reviewing polling districts and places.It is looking for feedback on any aspect of polling districts and/or polling places currently used.Apolling districtis defined as the geographical area created by sub-dividing a...

Putting a "value" on Lancaster's buses more important than trains to London, says transport expert

16/6/14: Ever since Lancashire County Council was forced to back down on plans to savage bus services earlier this year after huge public outcry it's been looking at new ways to put a "value" on these vital service – but its latest consultation has gotten short shrift from transport expert Professor John Whitelegg.

Consultation begins on proposed cuts to local evening and Sunday bus services

20/12/13: Eric OllerenshawLancaster MP Eric Ollerenshaw has raised concerns about Lancashire County Council's proposal to make massive cuts to evening and Sunday bus services in the House of Commons.

RLI ward closures planned; NHS Trust budget cut by 13%

31/5/13: The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMB) has circulated a consultation document to staff outlining proposals to save the Trust £30 million from its annual turnover of £250 million. (You can see a scanned PDF copy of the consultation document here.) Changes proposed include a reduction of 200 front line clinical and nursing staff and 40 clinical admin support staff.

Have your say on plans to improve Morecambe's Regent Park

10/7/12: Locals are to be asked for their views on proposed changes to Regent Park at an event to be held next Saturday (14th July). Lancaster City Council, which owns the park, and Lancashire County Council's environmental projects team, have joined forces with The Friends of Regent Park to transform this once-popular park back into a vibrant open space for use by all.

Dog Control Orders consultation ends on Friday

8/5/12: The City Council's consultation on its plans to extend Dog Control Orders ends on Friday - and local dog owners are trying to put a stop to some of the proposals. As we previously reported, the Council is looking to increase dog control measures, replacing and extending powers under the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005.

Do we have too many councillors? (Or not enough?)

8/5/12: Views sought on councillor numbers Lancaster City Council is urging local people to have their say on the number of councillors they think should represent the district from 2015. The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has started an ‘electoral review’ to determine the number of councillors who should sit on the council in the future.

Future of Ryelands Park Consultation Events

5/5/12: Ryelands Park Local residents are invited to enjoy a number of events at Ryelands Park this month which aim to bring everyone together to look at ways in which the park could be improved.

Nuclear waste - tarnishing the Lake District 'brand'?

26/4/12: The Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) has issued a consultation response that indicates that its sole concern about proposals for a dump for high-level nuclear waste to be built under the Lake District is bad publicity to the Lakeland 'brand'.

Council warns on dogs, considers new controls

8/4/12: Lancaster City Council is having no messing in its bid to rid the district of dog fouling having launched an enforcement exercise to catch irresponsible dog owners failing to pick up after their dogs. The local council is also consulting on proposals to increase dog control measures, replacing and extending powers under the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005.