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Canal Corridor Action Group Ideas Meeting

Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:02 at Gregson Centre, Lancaster LA1 3PY

Take back control say Greens on Canal Corridor. Petition launched

23/3/18: 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.

Wildlife Trust sets out Urban Planning Guidelines for sustainable development

19/2/18: Is short-sighted urban planning driving us to extinction? As the government makes plans for the building of 300,000 new homes a year in the UK — with 12,000 new homes planned for the Lancaster area — the Wildlife Trust has published new guidelines for urban development that we ignore at our peril.

CodeUp Lancaster

Repeats every 2 weeks every Tuesday until Tue Mar 03 2020. Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 19:00 at Lancaster and Morecambe Makers, Unit 5, Sharpes Mill, White Cross Industrial Estate

Green Party spills the beans on risky Canal Corridor leases

12/12/17: The Green Party have published a damning exposé of the financial risks to the City Council from British Land's Canal Corridor plans, claiming the Labour Council is negotiating a lease on the same upward-only terms that cost Lancaster its £500kpa-losing Indoor Market - and £13m+ to get out of.

Conservatives to back outline Canal Corridor development plans

31/10/17: Lancaster City Council's Conservative Group have agreed to back the new secret Canal Corridor development proposals, so long as the Council agrees to an amendment backing the existing small businesses in the city centre. But few people know what the development plans are yet. Update: Proposal passed

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

CLOUD AGM - Bailrigg Garden Village Campaign Group

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 19:30 at Boot & Shoe, 171 Scotforth Rd, Lancaster LA1 4PU

Council launches Bailrigg Garden Village consultation

21/9/17: In January 2017 the Bailrigg area of Lancaster was chosen by the Government as the proposed location of a new Garden Village. Over the next month Lancaster City Council will be holding a series of drop-in events to give people the opportunity to share their views on these plans.

Frontierland developer approved - gold rush stampede invited!

12/11/14: How Opus North see the new Frontierland development On Monday Lancaster City Council approved Opus North’s planning application for Frontierland, the 10 acre 'Polo Tower' site, formerly an amusement park, on Morecambe's Marine Drive. The proposed scheme will deliver around 7,870 sq.m of retail area plus 3,935 sq.m of retail mezzanine area.

Lancaster and Morecambe Fairtrade District

Global Link DEC, YMCA, New Road, Lancaster, LANCS, LA1 1EZ. Tel. (typetalk): +44 (0)1524 36201. Lancaster, Morecambe and the surrounding areas are officially recognised by the Fairtrade Foundation as a Fairtrade District. 

Global Link

Global Link DEC, YMCA, New Road, Lancaster, LANCS, LA1 1EZ. Tel.: (typetalk) +44 (0)1524 36201. Global Link operates a library of resources on global issues for teachers and the wider public, and runs exhibitions, workshops and training, and other global learning projects.  

Lancaster Boys & Girls Club

Dallas Rd, Lancaster, LA1 1TP. Tel.: 01524 32020. Lancaster Boys and Girls Club is a charitable organisation that aims to cater for young people, between the ages of 8 to 18 years, to provide a positive safe environment for their development and learning. 

Lancaster Vision 2020 sees Castle on horizon

14/12/12: The rainbow's end? Lancaster Castle viewed from AldcliffeLancaster Civic Society has launched a new group looking to encourage Lancaster to capitalise on the opening of the Castle. to be called Lancaster Vision 2020 (LV2020). It is intended to include residents.

Asco faces winding-up petition for £25k unpaid bill

24/3/10: The supermarket 'chain' being courted by Lancaster City Council to take over Lancaster's market building, ASCO Stores Ltd has had a winding-up petition lodged against it by Evolve Group who claim Asco has failed to pay a £25,000 bill due three months ago, according to a report by Crains.

Conservatives undecided on Market future

27/2/10: Conservative City councillors have yet to decide how they will vote on proposals to close Lancaster Market by the end of the year when Full Council meet later this week.

Mitchells Protest: Pictures

23/10/09: A group of local campaigners for more community-inspired development gathered outside Mitchells Brewery to protest at its planned demolition.