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Lancashire LGBT

Lancashire LGBT offers lots of opportunities for people to find support and we are always developing new opportunities for LGB&T people in Lancashire. Check out our Peer & Social Support listings for an up to date list of groups in Lancashire, and our News page for upcoming events and meetings. 

Lancaster and Morecambe Trades Union Council

David Barnes (Secretary), Lancaster & Morecambe TUC, 178A Lancaster Road, Morecambe LA4 5QP. Tel.: 07985 762573. Umbrella group for trade union branches to discuss and campaign on political and employment issues. Also operates resource centre for trade unions and public groups. 

Help shape the future of innovative technologies for mental health

11/5/19: Professionals and public from Lancaster and around the region have a unique opportunity to engage with exciting new wearables technology prototypes, being developed in Lancaster to assist people with common mental health issues.

Free Public Event – Digital Mental Health - Lancaster City Centre

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 09:00 to 13:30 at Storey Arts Centre - Lancaster City Centre

A walk on Caton Moor above Brookhouse

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:30 at Meet at the car park by the wind turbines at the top of the road above Brookhouse. Grid Ref: SD572644

Lancashire to bid for UK City of Culture status

7/2/19: Marketing Lancashire and the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership will bid to earn the county UK City of Culture status in 2025.

Geoff Driver decrees only Tories allowed to speak at County's Cabinet meetings

23/3/18: Lancashire County Councillors are still smarting after its Cabinet agreed on 8 March to a proposal by by Conservative Council Leader Geoff Driver to bar any councillor from addressing Lancashire's Conservative-only Cabinet who was not a Cabinet member, other than the Labour leader and deputy.

Lancaster goes to Jig at the Rig

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00 at Dalton Sq to Cuadrilla Site, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE

Climate change expert speaks out against fracking at PNR

2/3/18: During this week's ‘Green Monday’ event at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking site, local residents and campaigners opposed to fracking were joined by John Ashton CBE, the former Special Representative for Climate Change at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Damning Ofsted SEND report criticises County Council Leadership

19/1/18: A damning Special Educational Needs and Disability inspection report by Ofsted cited 'significant turbulence and unrest in Lancs County Council leadership arrangements in past years' that had 'diverted Leaders' attention'. The Council promises improvements to its service.

Over 100 guns handed in to Police Amnesty

1/12/17: 115 firearms and several hundred rounds of ammunition were handed into Lancashire Constabulary during a two-week surrender, where police forces across the country urged people to ‘give up the gun’. A WW1 machine gun and 41 pin fire rounds were also amongst the haul handed in by members of the public

Fracking Rally as PNR gets TUC anti-fracking support

13/11/17: About 150 people took part in the Big Noise Against Fracking rally at Maple Farm last Saturday. Participants, including many trades union members and a large contingent who travelled together from Lancaster, marched along Preston New Road to demonstrate at the gates of the Cuadrilla fracking site.

Lancaster goes to PNR Big Noise Against Fracking

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 12:00 at Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE

Scandal-torn County to vote on New Chief Exec appointment

27/10/17: County's employment committee will appoint Angie Ridgwell as interim Chief Executive & Director of Resources of Lancashire County Council, subject to approval by Council later today. The move comes after allegations that bailed Conservative Leader Geoff Driver had 'fallen out' with the previous CE.

Anti-Fracking Flash Mob

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 15:00 at Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HY

Global Frackdown at PNR

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 13:30 to 15:00 at Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE

Lancaster Stands With PNR

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 08:00 to 18:00 at Cuadrilla Site, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE

On Wednesdays, Women in White silently protest fracking at Cuadrilla's gate.

8/9/17: On Wednesday morning, dressed in white, Lancaster women joined with locals in a silent procession and vigil at the gates of Cuadrilla's fracking site at Preston New Road, where Women's Wednesdays have become a regular event.

Osprey raises hopes of a Brockholes nest

31/8/17: One of Britain’s most spectacular birds of prey has been exciting visitors to a Lancashire nature reserve.

Lancashire awards new Digital Post Mortem Service Contract at RPH

18/8/17: A new digital post-mortem service has been agreed for Lancashire, which is the first of its kind in the north west. The new service contract between Lancs County Council, the Lancs Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust and iGene Ltd will lead to less invasive autopsies than the traditional method.

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