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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.

LibDems Shadow Minister rejects Heysham Bypass Plans for Rail

8/3/10: Norman Baker, the Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, is no supporter of costly, ineffective and environmentally damaging new roads like the proposed Heysham M6 Link -- and he has written to local transport campaign group Transport Solutions for Lancaster and Morecambe to tell them just that. Mr.

Link road planners sail into deep water

8/12/09: Lancashire County Council (LCC) planners have completely missed out an important step in the statutory planning process required for their Heysham M6 Link road plans meaning they will have to go back to the drawing board - literally - to come up with new plans, adding further cost to the much criticised scheme.

Co-Housing Public Meeting Announced

24/7/09: Lancaster Cohousing, who recently bought land in Halton to develop their project, will be holding a Public Meeting in August to publicise and discuss their new eco cohousing development.