Councillor Kevin Frea, Lancaster City Council

Surplus Food Club

Labour Party members from Halton  are helping to set up a ‘food club’ for Halton-with-Aughton & Skerton residents this month, […]


The cuts to the 49  bus service have left people without cars in Halton stranded during the evenings and Sundays. […]


Halton has three community owned energy projects – Halton Lune Hydro and two solar roof installations, which all plough their […]

Russell Armer Planning Application for 66 houses to the rear of Pointer Grove

Russell Armer Homes have submitted a new planning application for 66 homes to the rear of Pointer Grove in Halton. […]

Councillors unite to call for support for the Lancaster Musicians Co-op

The following motion, signed by 18 Councillors from 3 Political Parties, was lodged with the Mayor, Cllr Andy Kay, and […]

Save the Lancaster Musicians Co-op

I learned last weekend that Lancaster City Council had issued an eviction notice to the Lancaster Musicians Co-op. I was […]

Lancaster City Council pledges to go Zero Carbon

At the Council Meeting on 18th July, Lancaster City Council almost unanimously (the former Conservative Mayor, Cllr. Roger Mace abstained) […]

Halton-with-Aughton Election Results

There have been 12 elections since Morecambe and Lancaster Councils merged in 1973. 6 were won by Paul Woodruff (Independent) and 5 by Harry Towers (Conservative).

Flooding in the Lune Valley

Me on BBC North West News in November 2016 commenting on the publication of a Report from the Commons Environment […]

Project Helps Keep Lancashire Homes Warm This Winter

Lancaster based Community Interest Company, LESS is celebrating helping hundreds of people live in warmer homes this winter. Thanks to […]

Community Energy – Do It Yourself

Published in Ethical Consumer Magazine

A Not So Common House

I’ve recently moved into a new cohousing community, a few miles from Lancaster, where private homes mix with communal living. The heart […]

Feed-in-Tariff Review is Good News

Originally published on the Guardian Website