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Morecambe pays tribute on the Covid-9 National Day of Reflection

By |2021-03-24T11:17:26+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Morecambe Business Improvement District (BID) is lighting the Morecambe Winter Gardens and Eric Morecambe statue on the promenade in hues of yellow to form part of a national day of reflection to mark the anniversary of the UK's first Covid lockdown on Tuesday March 23rd. The idea, originally muted by the Marie Curie cancer charity, has [...]

Morecambe’s socially distanced Sparkle

By |2020-12-08T08:40:50+00:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Morecambe Business Improvement District (BID), in partnership with Lancaster City Council, will be lighting up five of Morecambe’s iconic buildings this year with the technical expertise of Brent Lees, the man behind some of Light Up Lancaster schemes, the Ashton Memorial and The Dukes theatre lighting. The five buildings, all on the promenade are The Winter [...]

North West Youth For Eden

By |2020-12-03T09:20:25+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

A group of young people in the Morecambe/Lancaster area, who are very keen for Eden North to happen, have formed a grass roots campaign group. They have called themselves North West Youth For Eden (NWYFE). They are currently building a website which should launch in the next couple of days ( you can have sneaky peek [...]

PETITION – Call for Government to financially support the creation of the Eden of the North

By |2020-11-17T09:40:45+00:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

From the early days of its announcement, MorecambeBID has been in close contact with the Eden Project and assisting it wherever possible locally, and through the corridors of power up to Westminster. Eden North will be one of the most significant and long-lasting investments in North Lancashire since the canal system of the 18th century. It [...]

Lancaster City Council News Release: £2million to support communities and businesses through coronavirus crisis

By |2020-03-30T15:07:03+01:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: In the News, Coronavirus|Tags: |

Lancaster City Council has allocated £2million in emergency funding to support the district’s most vulnerable people and struggling local businesses. City councillors agreed the funding last night (Wednesday March 18) as part of a package of measures to assist communities through the current public health emergency. The funding will be allocated from the council’s reserves. Councillors [...]

COVID-19: support for businesses

By |2020-03-30T15:07:48+01:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: In the News, Coronavirus|Tags: |

The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19. This includes a package of measures to support businesses including: a statutory sick pay relief package for SMEs a Business Rate Relief for small businesses and pubs small business grant [...]

Morecambe BID raises £4,000 for local charity

By |2020-03-30T14:52:36+01:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Morecambe BID raises £4,000 for local charity Over the Christmas period and into January, Morecambe Business Improvement District (BID) managed to raise a total of £4,000 for local charities.  The charities that benefitted are the Morecambe Bay Food Bank, Galloways Society for The Blind, Morecambe Winter Gardens Trust and Escape2Make (E2M). Each charity received £1,000. Over the [...]

Morecambe sparkles as TV star Craig Charles switches on Morecambe BID Christmas lights

By |2020-03-30T14:46:50+01:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

TV and radio personality Craig Charles helped Morecambe to truly sparkle as the town kicked off the festive season in style. The star switched on the Christmas lights at the Festival Market then brought the house down with a soul and funk-packed DJ set at the Winter Gardens on Sunday. The popular actor, comedian and radio [...]

Craig Charles to switch on Morecambe Christmas lights

By |2020-03-30T13:41:37+01:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Craig Charles to switch on Morecambe Christmas lights TV and radio star Craig Charles will switch on the Morecambe Christmas lights at the biggest festive extravaganza the town has ever seen – and Beyond Radio will be a huge part of it! Morecambe Sparkle will be headlined by the popular actor, comedian and international DJ who is [...]

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