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Heysham M6 Link - Traffic Management Works From 30th August, 2014

There will be several closures throughout the District due to the continuing Heysham M6 Link roadworks during week commencing 30th August - please see document below for full details of all Traffic Management  Heysham M6 Link Traffic Management For further information please visit http://heyshamlink…

Morecambe Town team Street Art Project - Invitation to Artists to submit Tenders

Morecambe Town Team Street Art Project Introduction Following a review of its Action plan, the Team have decided to commission a Street Art Project which will produce a “wow” factor, be unique to Morecambe and capable of being added to as further funds become available…
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Review of Morecambe Town Council Polling Districts and Polling Places

VOTERS are being asked to comment on future polling arrangements for the Town Council area…

Trading Standards Consumer Alerts - July 2014

Doorstep incidents Men with a white van have been targeting elderly residents for driveway work, particularly in the Leyland area…

MTC - July Newsletter

To View the Newsletter for July please Click…

Morecambe Train Station - Tidy Up Volunteers Needed

LEEDS – MORECAMBE – COMMUNITY RAIL PARTNERSHIP Enhancing Morecambe Station – Do You Want To Be Involved? Can Our Station be more welcoming for all users like this?   Over 200,000 use Morecambe Station every year…

Dog Foul Poster Competition Winners Revealed

The winners of the School Dog Foul Poster Competition are: Year 2    Lilly Steel                    Lancaster Road School Year 4    Evie Howson               Torrisholme School Year 6    Nicole Hughes             Torrisholme School The competition was launched to act as a deterrent and to remind people to take pride in their area by picking up after their dog…
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Town Council's Festival Funding 2015

At its meeting on 17th July the Town Council is pleased to announce that it agreed to set aside a provisional amount of £55,200 in the 2015/16 budget to support Festivals and events in Morecambe during 2015…
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Seldom Seen Events

Mapping Morecambe Bay is a Art Gene's  Artist-led research program for the Morecambe Bay Area looking for people to join to map hidden assets and the stories of local people that draw out the fascinating, natural and industrial histories of the Bay which will be caputured in four new maps which will be captured by artist Stuart Bastik for the following areas: Furness Peninsula, Cartmel Peninsula, Arnside & Silverdale area and Morecambe, Heysham Area…

Upcoming Events Supported by MTC


Vintage by the Sea 2014

Vintage By The Sea 6th & 7th September 2014 For further details of what's happening please click on the flyer below…
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Winter Lantern Festival

A magical torchlight procession Just because it's cold and dark outside doesn't mean we can't have an outdoor celebration…






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The Heart of the Lancashire Coast

Morecambe is a resort town and a civil parish within the City of Lancashire in Lancashire, with a population of approximately 38,000. It is situated on Morecambe Bay.

Morecambe is a unique town in England boasting an irreplaceable view over the bay that spans from Barrow-in-Furness and incorporates the peaks of the Lake District through to Grange-over-Sands, Silverdale and beyond. With majestic sunsets throughout the year, the view never gets old and may be viewed along 3 miles of refurbished promenade.

Throughout the twentieth century Morecambe continued to develop as a popular seaside resort and today remains a vibrant and beautiful place to visit ideally situated at the heart of Morecambe Bay and within an hour’s drive of The Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland.

The Promenade boasts a statue of the town’s famous comedian “Eric Morecambe” which was unveiled by the Queen in 1999.

One of Morecambe’s landmarks is the partially renovated Morecambe Winter Gardens. The Winter Gardens is a Grade II* listed building. This was once the venue for swimming baths, a grand theatre a restaurant and a ballroom. The theatre is currently being renovated by the Morecambe Winter Gardens Trust Ltd.

Now a Grade II*listed building, The Midland Hotel was built by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS), to the designs of architect Oliver Hill, with sculpture by Eric Gill  and is designed in an art deco style. The hotel stands on the seafront towards the centre of the promenade.

Along with architects Union North and Northwest Regional Development Agency, Urban Splash refurbished the hotel and it reopened in May 2009. Besides the Midland Hotel, Morecambe offers an array of accommodation including Guest Houses, Hotels and Caravan Parks.

Improvements are ongoing in Morecambe. The Council represents the interests of the whole community and has a strategic aim to enhance and improve Morecambe as an attractive, safe and sustainable place in which to live, visit and do business.

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