This site is easier to read in landscape format on mobiles.

penny street

Penny Street Assault: CCTV Released after man assaulted outside Lancaster pub

22/3/16: Lancaster police have released CCTV images of a man they are trying to trace in connection with an assault outside a pub in Lancaster. Officers were called at around 7.30pm on Thursday 17th March to reports of a fight outside the Penny Bank pub on Penny Street. A 36 year old man was found unconscious on the floor, who had sustained a deep cut to his head.

Lancaster city centre traffic changes to start soon

19/11/14: Vehicles displaying precinct permits parked in New Street at the second entrance to Lancaster Library. Photo courtesy of Robert Wade Traffic regulations are to be changed in Lancaster city centre to try to create a better and safer environment in the pedestrian zone for the benefit of people and trading.

Appeal after 22 year old man assaulted in Lancaster town centre

17/9/14: Police are appealing for information after a 22-year-old man was assaulted in Lancaster town centre. The incident happened at around 2.30am on the morning of Sunday 7th September. The victim was at the Halifax cash machine on Penny Street talking to three women who had been on a night out.

CCTV released after man assaulted in Lancaster

17/6/14: Lancaster detectives have released CCTV images of two men that they want to speak to in connection with an assault in the city centre last month. At shortly after midnight on Saturday 24th May 2014, the victim, a 30-year-old man from Morecambe, was sat on a bench sharing food with another man when they were approached by two men.

Lancaster city centre improvements take shape, famous Horseshoe set to return to rightful place

21/5/14: Resurfacing works partly funded by European Union finance to revive the heart of Lancaster city centre are well underway as part of a £1 million investment to reinvigorate Market Square and the surrounding streets that will include the return of the famous horseshoe to "Horsehoe Corner" on the corner of Penny Street and Market Street.

Appeal after man assaulted in Lancaster

1/11/13: Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was assaulted in Lancaster city centre following an altercation in a bar.

Police appeal following Lancaster assault

24/9/13: Police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to following an assault in Lancaster. The incident happened in the early hours of Friday 23rd August at around 4 .25am outside the Lounge on Penny Street in Lancaster. The offender, a man, approached the victim and punched them on the left cheek twice causing swelling. Damage was also caused to a Peugeot 406.

Student robbed in Penny Street ginnel, police hunting muggers

20/5/13: Police are appealing for information after a 19 year old student had his wallet and phone stolen after using a cash point in Lancaster. The robbery took place just after midnight on Thursday 17th May 2013, when the victim withdrew £30 cash from the Halifax cash machine on Penny Street - and was then attacked by two men in the alley next to the bank.

Report of sexual assault in Lancaster

18/12/12: Detectives are appealing for information following a report of a sexual assault outside The Lounge bar on Penny Street, Lancaster – but the person attack left the scene during the investigation and police are anxious to find them. Around 5.30am on Sunday 16th December 2012, a woman was sat on the floor at the side of the pub when a man sat beside her and attempted to touch her inappropriately.

Penny Street assault prompts police witness appeal

17/12/12: Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in an unprovoked attack in Lancaster last week. Around 9.45pm on Tuesday 11th December 2012, two men approached a 42-year-old man on Penny Street outside Lush.

Penny Street assualt: CCTV released

5/11/12: Police have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak with after a Carnforth couple were assaulted in Lancaster city centre on Friday 12th October. The offence took place around 1.00am on Penny Street when a 20-year-old man was enjoying a night out with his 19 year old girlfriend.

Penny Street improvement work to begin in 2013

22/9/12: Penny Street photographed in mid-2011 - but the pavements have not changed since. Improvements are on their way at last(Updated 25/9/12): Work to improve Lancaster's Penny Street will begin in 2013, the City Council has revealed.

Monsoon shoplifters sought

5/9/12: Police are appealing for information after almost £500 worth of dresses were stolen from the Monsoon store on Penny Street, Lancaster. The offence happened at around 3.45pm on the 18th of August when three women entered the store, selected five ‘Cleopatra’ style white dresses, concealed them and left the store without making payment.

Council gets back to work on Market Square improvements

6/1/12: Lancaster City Council will restart work on its Square Routes initiative next week, an innovative project aimed at revitalising Lancaster's City Centre. Work on Lancaster’s Market Square, the first stage of the project, will begin on Monday witth the completion of resurfacing work. New lighting columns will also be installed at the centre of the square.

Police appeal after man abused and assaulted

6/12/11: CCTV of a man and a woman police want to speak with in connection with an incident in which a man was racially abused and assaulted outside McDonalds, Lancaster, last month.Police are appealing for information after a man was racially abused and assaulted outside McDonalds in Penny Street, Lancaster on Saturday 19th November 2011.

Man attacked in Penny Street during night out

6/10/11: Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was assaulted during a night out in Lancaster city centre.   The incident happened during the early hours of Monday 4th October 2011 when the 22-year-old victim was walking from Revolution down Penny Street and following a verbal altercation was punched in the head.

CCTV appeal after man assaulted in Lancaster bar

20/5/11: Lancaster Police are appealing for information after a man was verbally assaulted and had a drink poured over him in a bar in Lancaster at the weekend. At some time between 2am and 3.00am on the 9th May, the man, who was out drinking with his partner in the Revolution bar on Penny Street, was approached by a man who pushed into him, made a homophobic remark and poured his drink over the victim.