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Plan to transform Lancaster’s food culture wins funding

22/2/18: The Sustainable Food Cities Network has awarded Sustainable Food City Lancaster a £10,000 grant to support their efforts to make local, healthy and sustainable food available to everyone in Lancaster. LESS, a Lancaster based community organisation is matching this with £10,000 of its own money too.

Celebrate the harvest with Lancaster's Local Food Month

19/9/14: Click image for the Food Month programmeOctober is the season of fruitfulness and harvests and this year it will also be Lancaster's first Local Food Month, featuring a month of free events, talks and tours, held in venues throughout Lancaster and celebrating Lancaster's local food movement.

Energy Fair and Green Open Homes Weekend

6/5/14: Smoothie BikeAt the Green Open Homes weekend on 17 and 18 May, you can find fun and information at the Halton Mill Energy Fair, and visit households all around the district who’ve made improvements to their homes. Would you like cheaper fuel bills and a warmer home? Do you want to be kinder to the environment?

Is Lancaster game for sustainable change?

28/1/14: Less is More Game Project Manager Liz Horn with Project Academic Researcher Dr Noel Cass from Lancaster University. A new four-month research project to explore the feasibility of creating a new digital game to promote sustainability across the district has secured £15,000 funding. LESS, a Lancaster-based social enterprise, has secured the money from Lancaster University's Catalyst Project.

Borough a winner in LESS Energy Awards

21/11/13: The Borough Pub An old post office, a pub, a converted Mill, a park home, an apartment block and a Victorian family home all featured in the first LESS Energy Awards announced this week.

Have your say on proposal for new Scotforth allotments

27/6/12: Lancaster City Council is inviting you to have your say on proposals for a new allotment site in Lancaster. The field adjacent to the existing Scotforth Allotments has been identified as suitable for use to provide additional allotment plots for residents of the Lancaster district. The site is owned by Lancaster City Council and the council is keen to support new allotment provision.

Energy advice day to help locals save on their bills

14/3/12: Home Energy Service group LESS are holding a community energy advice afternoon at St. Lukes in Skerton on Thursday 15th March 2012.

Lancaster Music Festival back next month

18/9/11: Kirsty Almeida - headline act for this year's Music Festival The weekend of 14th – 16th October will see Lancaster's famously historic and hospitable venues play host to every music genre imaginable with the return of the much-praised Lancaster Music Festival. 101 acts, performing at 28 locations in Lancaster are on offer, most within walking distance of each other -- and most will be free.

Enter your produce in the Incredible Edibles Awards 2011

22/4/11: The Incredible Edibles Awards aim to champion local food growing and local produce by showcasing the best food growing projects in Lancaster district. Keen on growing your own? Want to show off?

Warm Up for Winter with LESS

30/12/10: People in Lancaster and Morecambe now have access to a new independent energy advice service to help them stay warm this winter, thanks to the Home Energy Service, a community project run by local sustainability organisation LESS.