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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 

City Council seeks views on additional Local Plan evidence

7/1/19: Lancaster City Council is asking for people’s views on the "soundness" of the submitted Local Plan following the publication of additional evidence and information.

Cash boost for Eden Project plans

21/12/18: Lancaster City Council has agreed to contribute £250,000 to help advance plans for a new Eden Project in Morecambe.

Changes to city council services and facilities this Christmas

10/12/18: There will be a number of changes to the availability of City Council services and facilities this Christmas.

Planning Inspector criticises Lancaster city council and postpones start of inquiry into the Lancaster Local Plan

6/12/18: The Planning Inquiry Hearings for the Lancaster Local Plan, due to start on 8 January 2019, have been postponed by the Planning Inspector, Richard McCoy. This is because Lancaster City Council failed to deliver evidence on time and attempted to amend the Local Plan that was submitted in May.

Council meets to discuss future of Musician's Coop

6/11/18: Lancaster City Council will meet next Wednesday (14th November 2018) at Morecambe Town Hall to discuss the future of the Musician's Co-op, which is facing eviction from its current premises after 33 years serving the community - an action that has prompted fierce protest, with an online petition now

Tribute paid to former city councillor Evelyn Archer

5/11/18: There have been many tributes to former city councillor Evelyn Archer, after news broke that she had passed away on Sunday, aged 78.

Have your say on on Lancaster's Canal Quarter principles

24/5/18: Lancaster City Council is asking for the views of residents, businesses and organisations on a set of principles that will guide the future development of the Canal Quarter project.

Have your say on the Council Plan 2018-2022

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 14:00 to 19:00 at The Storey, Lancaster LA1 1TH

New memorial bench and garden in Ryelands Park

1/4/18: The Friends of Ryelands Park, funded by a Lancashire Environmental Fund Green Grant and supported by the Lancaster City Council, installed a memorial bench and garden in memory of founding Friend of Ryelands Park Pam Thomas

Date set for Lancaster City Council by-elections

29/3/18: The date for by-elections to elect new councillors for the Skerton West and the University & Scotforth Rural wards on Lancaster City Council has been announced.

Take back control say Greens on Canal Corridor. Petition launched

23/3/18: A public meeting at the Gregson Centre last week was told by Green Party speakers that the proposed scheme by British Land was full of financial and environmental risks. They calculated that it would be more financially sound for the Council to take control with a phased scheme.

Labour's majority in the balance as student city councillors resign

22/3/18: Two vacancies have been created on Lancaster City Council following the resignation of two Labour councillors. Lucy Atkinson and Sam Armstrong, who both represented the University and Scotforth Rural ward, have resigned their seats.

CLOUD to hold meeting on Bailrigg Garden Village Development

9/3/18: Local campaign group CLOUD is calling a General Meeting on Tuesday 20 March at 7.30pm at the Boot & Shoe pub. The group will decide its response to the Local Plan, including the Bailrigg Garden Village proposals, as the public's comments for the Planning Inspectorate must be submitted by 6 April.

The City Council Budget: Left & Right perspectives

2/3/18: Lancaster City Council has approved its budget for the coming year. The two main parties on the council, Conservative and Labour, have sent us their comments about it and here is what they had to say.

Lancaster City Council approves its 2018/19 budget

1/3/18: Lancaster City Council has set its budget for 2018/19, with a focus on a wide-ranging programme of investment to ensure the district thrives as a vibrant regional centre, while battling continued central government funding cuts.

Council asks for comments on Local Plan

13/2/18: Lancaster City Council has formally published its new Local Plan and is seeking public opinion on whether it is ‘legally compliant and sound’. The deadline for responses is 5pm on Friday April 6.

Chief Regeneration & Planning Officer announces retirement

2/2/18: Andrew Dobson, Lancaster City Council’s Chief Officer (Regeneration and Planning), has announced his retirement and will leave the authority next Friday February 9 2018.

Lancaster City Council's 2018/19 budget presentation

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 18:00 at Morecambe Town Hall LA4 5AF

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

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