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The Morecambe Winter Gardens

Morecambe Winter Gardens, 209 Marine Road Central, Morecambe LA4 4BU. Tel. 01524 422180. The Morecambe Winter Gardens opened as The Victoria Pavilion theatre in 1897 and is situated on the resort’s central promenade, overlooking Morecambe Bay.

Local Cinema Round-Up for the 22nd February to 2nd March 2017

Peter Clarke's weekly round up of local cinema screenings with day-by-day listings of what's showing on our local screens.

Lancaster Maritime Museum seeks your memories of Morecambe

Three 'Miss Sunshine' contestants posing on the central promenade. But who are they - do you know? Photo: Morecambe Publicity Archive Could you help to identify the people, places or events in photographs of Morecambe taken more than 50 years ago? If so, staff at Lancaster Maritime Museum would like to hear from you.

New Morecambe Housing Co-op Seeks Members

Black Combe Housing Co-op are looking for likeminded people to join them in setting up and living in a new housing co-op in Morecambe. The co-op members Stacey, Matt, Aurora and Rory explained, "We are all enthusiastic about creating a supportive community and want to hear from people who would like to become part of this project with us.

Morecambe teenager in prison after assaultng police officer

A Morecambe man has been jailed for four years and 10 months for a vicious attack on a police officer earlier this year. 19-year-old Jamie Joss, of Needham Avenue, Morecambe, appeared before Preston Crown Court this week after he attacked a police officer following a street brawl in the town.

Morecambe Comic-Con announced for Easter

Morecambe will play host to a Comic Con this Easter, with Sixth Doctor Who Colin Baker, leading a (so far) TV and film guest-focused line-up. Other announced guests are Paul Blake, who played Greedo in Star Wars and James Mackenzie, who presents children’s game show Raven. The event is bein

Corrie comes to Morecambe for Charity event

Famous faces from the world of TV soaps are ready to show off their soccer skills in Morecambe later this month. Soap fans will get the chance to see their favourite stars at Morecambe Football Club when a team drawn from Coronation Street and one or two other famous soaps play in a charity football match.

Four Stars for the Midland

Morecambe's art-deco Midland Hotel has just been accredited as a four star hotel, following a review by Visit Britain, who award four star statuses to hotels which have an 'excellent standard throughout'.

Need a GP, nurse or pharmacist over the holiday?

Morecambe Bay NHS services tell us they have been working hard alongside local and national NHS colleagues to ensure that patients who really need urgent care over the Christmas and New Year period receive the quickest possible treatment they need, and that people who can be cared for elsewhere don't have to resort to waiting in Accident and Emergency departments.

Morecambe's More Music announces fund-raising gig

Deep Cabaret 3 - just one of several bands lined up for More Music's fund-raiser Some of the best bands from the local music scene are playing a special fundraising gig at More Music’s Hothouse this June, repaying the community music charity for all the support it has given them over the years.

Morecambe store denied alcohol licence

Police, councillors and residents have worked together to prevent a shop in a former anti-social behaviour hot spot from getting a licence to sell alcohol. An application had been submitted to Lancaster City Council which, if granted, would have allowed Poulton Express, on Poulton Road, Morecambe, to sell alcohol to its customers.

Cyclist left with serious injuries following Morecambe collision

Police are appealing for information after a cyclist was knocked from his bike while riding through Morecambe. The 37-year-old cyclist was riding along Regent Road Bridge in the Westgate area of Morecambe, at 7.35am this morning (Wednesday 12th May) when he was knocked from his bike by a small silver Boxer type van. The van had two people sitting in its cab and the driver had a shaved head.

Lancaster & Morecambe Computer Club

Lansil Sports and Social Club, Caton Road, Lancaster. Tel.: 01524 903604. Started in 2000. Meets first and third Wednesdays of the month, 7.30pm at the Lansil Social Club. Small friendly club with a good mix of experience.

Could Morecambe trains Go Electric again?

An electric train at Morecambe Promenade station in 1964. Photo, featured in "Little" North Western Railway, courtesy Martin Bairstow. Used with permission The possibility of the Morecambe line being included in the proposed North West Railway Electrification Scheme was raised at the City Council meeting earlier this month.

Morecambe burglary leaves wedding plans in ruins

Morecambe Police are appealing for information after an engaged couple’s home was burgled in Morecambe over the weekend, and the theft of a safe left their wedding plans in ruins. The stolen safe contained $3,000 US dollars, their two wedding rings and their passports.

Council backs Morecambe's Festival Market

Morecambe's Festival Market. Image courtesy Lancaster City CouncilLancaster City Council has reaffirmed its continued support for providing a sustainable market in Morecambe. At a Cabinet meeting held this on Tuesday, councillors considered ways to improve market provision in the resort. A number of measures to help improve the market in the short term were agreed.

Police appeal following serious assault in Morecambe

Police are appealing for information following a serious assault in Morecambe.    The incident happened at around 8:30pm on Monday 5th December at an address on Waterside Place.    Two men have approached the house and gained entry to the property and have assaulted the 40 year old man in front of his own family, including his two young children.

Urban Splash Prom plans back before Planning

Revised proposals from developers Urban Splash for the Central Promenade area of Morecambe to be considered by councillors next month. The revised proposals to redevelop the Central Promenade area of Morecambe will be presented to Lancaster City Council's Planning and Highways Regulatory Committee on Monday 4th February. The meeting is scheduled to start at 10.30am at Lancaster Town Hall.

Morecambe Parish Council to hold first meeting

The first meeting of Morecambe Parish Council will take place on Thursday 18th June.

Police investigating boy-pack sexual assault on 14-year-old girls in Morecambe

Police are investigating a sexual assault against two 14-year old girls in Morecambe. The incident happened at around 3.15pm on Saturday afternoon, May 16th on a cycle path between Trimpell Sports and Social Club in Morecambe and the Frankie and Benny’s restaurant on Central Drive It is alleged that the girls were approached by a group of boys and then subjected to a sexual assault.

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