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Virtual Tour — Dr Buck Ruxton’s House of Murder

Dr Buck Ruxton was undoubtedly Lancaster’s most sensational twentieth-century murderer. The murders are famous because of the application of then new methods of forensic science to their solution. A man of science himself, Ruxton would have been one of the few then capable of understanding them. 

Virtual Tour — Freeman’s Wood in Lancaster

Between Willow Lane and the River Lune lies Freeman’s Wood. The local area, known as The Marsh, was once common land on which the local Freemen of the borough were entitled to graze their sheep.  

Lancaster and Morecambe Makers' Space

We are a group of people who enjoy technology, craft, and making things generally. We have a community workshop near the centre of Lancaster with a range of equipment which can be used by members and by anyone who wants to come to one of our open evenings. We also organise public events in the area. 

Lancaster Canal

Lancaster Canal is one of the most beautiful waterways in Britain. 

The Centre @ Halton

A vibrant and welcoming community centre in the heart of Halton, offering indoor and outdoor facilities, with a fantastic skate park. We have a huge number of classes and activities, from sports and exercise to community activities and events for all ages. We also have a friendly and popular cafe.  

Lancaster School of Tai Chi Chuan Health and Motivational classes

These classes serve the student wishing to use taiji and qigong as a combative component against specific ailments and for general well being and self maintanence. Contact: Larry Jones 07579 965 016.  

Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society

Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society meet on the first Wednesday of each month (except July and August) at the Church of the Ascension, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme LA4 6SF, at 19:30 for talks and observing sessions. £1.50 per meeting, under 18s free. Tea and coffee included. 

The Cycle Mechanic

Tel: 01524 932032. The Cycle Mechanic (est. 2008) is a City & Guilds Qualified Bicycle Mechanic. We have the capability to work on any type of bike and also specialise in working on mid to top end road bikes. If you're serious about triathlon, road racing, sportives or touring then we can help.  

Lancaster Maritime Museum

Lancaster Maritime Museum, Custom House, St George's Quay, Lancaster LA1 1RB. Telephone: 01524 382264. Explore Lancaster’s golden age and rich maritime and natural history. 

Lancaster Cemetery

Quernmore Road, Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 3JT. T. 01524 582635. Lancaster Cemetery is one of 7 cemeteries operated by Lancaster City Council. It has 3 (currently unused) cemetery chapels, all designed by the prominent local architect Edward Paley in c 1855. Tours in Summer  

University Of Cumbria

We are one of Britain's newest universities, but we have a history of educating professionals going back over 150 years. We have great courses in education, healthcare, sports, visual and performing arts, humanities, social science, law and criminology, science, outdoors, forestry and land studies.  

Lancaster and Fleetwood Conservatives

Lancaster and Fleetwood is a constituency created for the 2010 General Election and is represented by the Conservative Member of Parliament Eric Ollerenshaw.  

Lancaster Chess Club

The club meets at Reform Club, 1 Great John Street, Lancaster, LA1 1NQ. Tel.: 01524 60242 (Club Secretary). We hold a variety of club tournaments. There are also tournaments run by the local league. Players of all standards are welcome including those who just want to play friendly games. 

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. 

LuneLab Makerspace

LuneLab Makerspace, Halton Mill, Mill Lane, Halton, Lancaster LA2 6ND. Tel.: 07980 000 682. LuneLab Makerspace is a community workshop based at Halton where makers of all descriptions can meet, learn, swap skills, and work both individually and collaboratively. 

Wolfwood Animal Sanctuary

201 Bowerham Rd, Lancaster LA1 4HT (charity shop) Tel.: 07971 518 335 (shop opening hours) or 07931 220 094 Wolfwood is devoted to the rescue and rehoming of the least wanted dogs from the area and constantly expanding the work with Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation.  

Animal Care

Animal Care takes in, cares for, and finds new homes for a large number of dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals, large and small, as well as undertaking a conservation programme with their land involving tree planting and care. Volunteering opportunities in the cafe, sanctuary and fundraising.  

The Greaves House Bed & Breakfast

66 Greaves Rd, Lancaster, LA1 4UR. Tel: 01524 39344 or 07799 148775. We are approximately two miles from Lancaster University on the A6 and are in close proximity to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, St Martins College, Bus and Train Services. The city centre is a ten minute walk. 

North Lancashire Green Party

North Lancashire Green Party is one of the most successful local Green Party groups in England. With Green seats on Lancaster City Council since 1999, and 1 on Lancashire County Council we are working for well-run services, strong communities, and to tackle today's environmental and social crises 

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