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Halton Garden Safari and Open Village

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 11:00 to 16:00 at The Centre @ Halton

Halton Garden Safari and Open Village

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 11:00 to 16:00 at The Centre @ Halton

Yoga Workshop

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 11:00 to 14:30 at River Room, Halton

Unfold and Blossom with Spring - A Dance for Joy workshop

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 14:00 to 17:30 at The River Room, Halton Mill, LA2 6ND

Creative Writing 6 Week Course

Repeats every week every Wednesday 2 times. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30 at Halton Mill, LA2 6ND.

Gong Bath

Repeats every month on March, April, May, June on the third Friday 4 times. Friday, March 17, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:00 at The River Room, Halton Mill, LA2 6ND

Art Class at Halton Mill.

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Dec 20 2018. Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 18:30 to 21:00 at Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton LA2 6ND

Art Class

Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Wednesday until Wed Mar 21 2018. Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:30 at Halton Mill, LA2 6ND

Lune Valley Ocean Wavers Square Dancing

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Mar 26 2018. Friday, January 5, 2018 - 19:30 to 22:00 at Halton Centre, Low Road, Halton, LA2 6NB

Power restored to homes after Lancaster floods - and other updates and useful links

7/12/15: #lancasterfloods view from Carlisle bridge earlier thanks to @TheBayOfficial for excellent coverage today— Banks Lyon Jewellers (@bankslyon) December 6, 2015 Engineers from Electricity North West have restored power to 45,000 homes in Lancaster, Morecambe and the surrounding area and are continuing efforts to restore the remaining 10,000 later this morning.

County Council allays fears over M6 clearance works

17/2/14: Work proceeds apace on the M6 Link near Halton Army Camp. Photo: Leslie GrahamAfter concerns were raised about the amount of tree felling and other clearance work by developers Costain along the route of the M6 link, Lancashire County Council has sought to reassure locals about its long term impact.

Lancaster CoHousing's Forgebank project reaches final of Passivhaus Awards

1/7/13: Forgebank, a pioneering Lancashire eco development from Lancaster Cohousing, has been shortlisted for a national building award. Forgebank consists of 41 homes by the banks of the River Lune at Halton and is one of three developments shortlisted in the social housing project category of the UK Passsivhaus Awards 2013, which will be judged this week.

New Year's Eve power cut affects Halton and other areas

31/12/12: (Updated 1824) This afternoon's power cut affecting Halton and other local areas looks as though it may mar New Year celebrations for some locals. The outage - caused by what Lancaster Guardian staff on Twitter report is due to high voltage fault at a Carnforth substation - means over 1400 homes in the Halton area and beyond.

County Council: "We See No Otters"

12/11/12: Otters at Halton by Stan Parrott. More pictures: County Council seems to be getting itself into a spin over the proposed Heysham M6 Link Road, now claiming that otters seen on the Lune near its planned river crossing do not exist – despite photographs taken by locals and reports about their reappearance in the local press.

Local energy co-op MORE Renewables launches share offer

21/5/12: Renewable energy co-operative, Morecambe Bay Community Renewables (or MORE Renewables, for short), has just launched its first share offer. MORE Renewables was set up last year to raise local finance for small scale renewable energy installations in the Morecambe Bay area and its first project is a £105,000 solar PV system on the Lancaster Cohousing development at Forge Bank, Halton.

Did junior vandals smash up Halton school toys?

16/9/11: Lancaster police are appealing for information after toys from within a school play area in Halton were destroyed earlier this month. The offence took place at St Wilfrid’s School on Penny Stone Road between 4.30pm on Friday 2nd September and 6pm on Sunday 4th September, when somebody climbed into the small, fenced off children’s play area in the school grounds during the holidays.

Adults warned about risks of buying alcohol for children

23/3/11: Adults are being warned about the risks of buying alcohol for underage children after a local man was given an £80 fine for buying booze for teens. The 20 year-old man was given the fine after police were alerted to the fact that he had passed vodka, wine and beer on to a group of youngsters after making a purchase in Halton.

Halton worksite robbed - twice

9/9/10: Stolen: a Stihl TS400 sawPolice are appealing for information after a work site was targeted by thieves twice in the space of a month. The site on Green Lane, Halton, was first targeted between 13 – 16th August, when tools worth over £900 were taken from a container. The stolen items included an orange Stihl TS400 saw, a turquoise Makita circular saw and a turquoise cordless drill.

Halton's Eco-housing scheme Gets Go-Ahead

28/7/10: Members of local community group Lancaster Cohousing are celebrating after Lancaster City Council's planning committee approved their plans to redevelop a 2.5 hectare derelict site by the River Lune at Halton, near Lancaster, to provide 40 new private homes, shared indoor and outdoor space and managed business space.

County Council comfort on Link bridge backfires

13/4/10: The Environment Agency has given formal consent for the proposed new bridge over the River Lune at Halton that is part of the controversial M6 Link to Heysham - but although this has been welcomed by Lancashire County Council, campaigners against the proposed £140 million road say planners have failed to alleviate the fear of flooding for local residents.