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Lancaster City Council

Tel. 01524 582000. Lancaster Town Hall, Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PJ. Morecambe Town Hall, Marine Road East, Morecambe LA4 5AF. Serving Lancaster, Morecambe, Heysham, Carnforth and the surrounding rural and coastal areas 

Lancaster City Council approves its Local Plan for publication

22/12/17: Lancaster City Council has agreed a six-week formal publication period of its new Local Plan, from early February, to allow for final representations on whether the proposed plan is ‘legally compliant and sound’ before it is submitted for independent examination by a government appointed inspector

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.

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.

Lancaster Area Loneliness Summit

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 16:00 to 17:30 at Town Hall, Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PJ

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.

Labour bids to tackle ‘holiday hunger’ as local foodbank use soars

16/11/17: A Labour motion backing a parliamentary bid to tackle ‘holiday hunger’ among children – as well as a rise of more than 80 per cent in the use of foodbanks in Lancaster - has been passed by Lancaster City Council

City council appeals for information on lead theft

15/11/17: Lancaster City Council is appealing for information to help catch thieves who stole lead from the roof of the Old Station Buildings, home to the Platform entertainment venue, on Monday evening

Death of former Mayor of Lancaster announced

8/11/17: We're sorry to report the death of Councillor Roger Sherlock, who passed away earlier this morning.

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

Lancaster City Council takes action on empty homes

24/10/17: Owners of empty properties are being urged to work with Lancaster City Council to bring their vacant assets back into use.

The right to stay in the UK for EU citizens Q&A - Lancaster

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00 at Lancaster Town Hall LA1 1PJ

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

Council backs bid to reduce plastic bottle pollution

29/9/17: A motion to encourage more residents and businesses to reduce the number of plastic bottles ending up in landfill and the sea has been carried unanimously by Lancaster City Council at their meeting on Wednesday. About 35 million plastic bottles are used and discarded every day in the UK.

Just 2 votes in it: Labour win Halton-with-Aughton by-election

29/9/17: Labour has gained a seat on Lancaster City Council following Thursday's Halton-with-Aughton ward by-election. While the turnout was much*+ lower than in the 2015 election, in which Labour came 4th, they nearly doubled their vote, giving Kevin Frea a majority of just 2 votes.

Lancaster City Council to bring museums back in-house

28/9/17: Lancaster City Council has agreed to issue notice to end the management agreement for Lancashire County Council to run its museums.

£15,500 investigation clears Labour councillors after 'predetermination' complaint

27/9/17: Seven Lancaster City councillors have been cleared by an independent investigation of breaching the council’s code of conduct during a 5-hour planning meeting on 6 March 2017 when one was alleged to have fallen asleep.

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