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January 2017

2017 Moonlight Walk in aid of St. John's Hospice has a superhero theme

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 12:34: The day before this year'sLancaster Comics Day(11th June 2017) in Lancaster Library, local cancer care charitySt.

Local Cinema Round-up for the 25th January to 2nd February 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 18:39: For up to date local cinema links and day-by-day listings of what's showing on local screens every week visit the Virtual-Lancaster Cinema Page. Read on for the weekly round-up, and reviews. There is a good selection of new and recent movies appearing in local cinemas during this period.

Final Days for This Year's Lancashire’s Young Citizen of the Year Search

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 16:12: The search to find Lancashire’s Young Citizen of the Year 2017 as part of a countywide competition is drawing to a close soon. This year, High Sheriff John Barnett MBE DL is welcoming applications involving young people who have put others first.

Community Alcohol Partnership Launches in Lancaster

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 15:45: A Community Alcohol Partnership - the first in Lancashire - is tobe launched in Lancaster this month in the Bulk Ward area to tackle underage drinking and anti-social behaviour.

Local Cinema - Films from Friday 20th January 2017 in Lancaster and Morecambe

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 14:46: For day to day screening start times, visit the cinema web sites. Vue Cinema LancasterChurch Street, Lancaster LA1 1LP To book online click here.

Lancaster Vision group welcome Bailrigg Garden Village plan, calls for design competition

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 09:22: 17/01/17 The concept plan for Bailrigg Garden Village Lancaster Vision, a group attached to Lancaster Civic Society, has welcomed the go ahead for a new Garden Village centred on Bailrigg - and has suggested a competition for architects and designers to come up with a Masterplan for its look.

Gritters gear Up for Winter Weather in Lancashire

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 15:47: Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the next couple of days. The Met Office has issued yellow warnings for snow on Thursday and Friday this week, with snow showers possible throughout the county on Thursday and possible snow, sleet and hail showers on Friday, bringing the possibility of some travel disruption.

Start planning your 2017 butterfly garden now

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 11:13: The Small Copper butterfly Last year was a pretty miserable one for garden butterflies. How many butterflies did you see fluttering around? The Big Butterfly Count results revealed the Gatekeeper, Comma and Small Copper were down 40%, 46% and 30% respectively compared to 2015. This is a devastating reduction in numbers.

Appeal to trace two youths following burglaries in Lancaster

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 17:12: Local police have released an image of two people they would like to speak to in connection with two burglaries in Lancaster. Officers attended Cowdrey Mews at around 2.00 am on Tuesday 3rd January following reports two youths were seen putting a television into a red Citroen Berlingo. The pair decamped from the car further down the road and fled the scene.

Lancashire County Council puts six Library buildings up for sale

Monday, January 2, 2017 - 15:48: Bolton-le-Sands Library. Image: GoogleLancashire County Council is selling six former library buildings, including the building in Bolton-le-Sands. Six former libraries are up for sale, or due to go on the market shortly - Barrowford, Bolton-le-Sands, Earby, Freckleton, Fulwood, and Whalley. The initial asking price for the buildings has not been revealed at this stage.