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Batala Lancaster

Batala Lancaster are a local community samba reggae drumming band. 

Working Together to Tackle Flood Risk

20/7/18: South Lancaster Flood Group formed after the November Flooding. On the 16th July the Group walked along Burrow Beck from the Lancaster Leisure Park to the A6 with the Environment Agency and Lancashire County Counci.

Angry flood victim meetings explain causes - and plan opposition to Local Plan's Garden Village

7/12/17: 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.

Flooding in the Lancaster District

Recurrent flooding in and around Lancaster has become a very serious problem, putting people, livestock, property and public health at risk. (Series)

Council statement ties flood management to Garden Village Plan

1/12/17: Following on from our recent article reporting concerns that greenfield development at Bailrigg had contributed to last week's disastrous flooding in Galgate, Lancaster City Council has issued a statement tying flood management measures to major new greenfield development plans at Bailrigg.

Flooding - all agency meeting - Galgate

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 19:00 at Ellel Village Hall, Main Road, Galgate LA2 0LQ

Public meetings announced to discuss flooding

27/11/17: UPDATED WITH HALA AND GALGATE MEETING INFORMATION A public meeting will be held in Halton tomorrow (Tuesday 28th November) to discuss the recent localised flooding that affected the village.

Lancaster Area Flooding: 'No more building on fields until you sort this out' say residents

24/11/17: Parts of the Lancaster & Morecambe district were hit by floods again on Wednesday night with residents blaming inadequate drainage planning in new developments, including the Bay Gateway and Bailrigg, for the ongoing series of flood disasters affecting the area.

Halloween Themed Dance

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 19:45 at Ellel Village Hall, Main Rd, Galgate, Lancaster LA2 0LQ


Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 19:00 to Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 02:00 at Ellel Village Hall, Main Road, Galgate LA2 0LQ

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

18/8/17: 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.

Art Exhibition and Craft Fair

Repeats every day until Sun Jul 16 2017. Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00 at Ellel Village Hall, Main Road, Galgate LA2 0LQ

Modern Jive Dance Classes

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Dec 19 2018. Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 19:30 to 22:30 at Ellel Village Hall, Main Rd, Galgate LA2 0LQ