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SOUP by Mandy Barker Heysham Library £5 Thursday 7th August 7pm

31/07/2014
£5 Thursday 7th August 7pm An informative talk and exhibition by contemporary photographer, Mandy Barker, highlighting the problem of mass accumulation of plastic debris in the world’s oceans…
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Temporary Road Closure - Lancaster Road, Torrisholme

31/07/2014
Lancaster Road Torrisholme will be closed on …
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WW1 Service of Commemoration - St. Barnabas Church - Sunday 3rd August

28/07/2014
On Sunday 3rd August, 2014 St. Barnabas Church, Regent Road will be holding a Service of Commemoration of the outbreak of World War 1 at 2 p…
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Trading Standards Consumer Alerts - July 2014

28/07/2014
Doorstep incidents Men with a white van have been targeting elderly residents for driveway work, particularly in the Leyland area…
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Opening of the Regent Park Children's Play Area

23/07/2014
The Friends of Regent Park warmly invite you to the official opening of the young people's area of Regent Park (Phase 1 of the development of the Park) on Monday 4th August at 12…
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MTC - July Newsletter

23/07/2014
To View the Newsletter for July please Click…
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Morecambe Train Station - Tidy Up Volunteers Needed

22/07/2014
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…
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Dog Foul Poster Competition Winners Revealed

18/07/2014
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

18/07/2014
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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Vintage by the Sea 2014

27/02/2014
Vintage By The Sea 6th & 7th September 2014 Please click on the flyer or visit the Website for more information Vintage By The Sea 2014 is supported by Lancaster City Council and Morecambe Town Council "We have some wonderfully evocative music, fashion, kids activities beauty, film, art, design and cocktails and food planned and the Vintage team can’t wait to put our dancing shoes on…
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Winter Lantern Festival

26/02/2014
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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Morecambe
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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