Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children to be resettled from Europe

The government announced a new initiative for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children to be resettled in the UK from Greece, Italy and France. children registered in Greece, Italy or France before 20 March to be eligible for resettlement government to work with local authorities on plans to resettle unaccompanied children programme to extend government’s twin-track approach of … Read more

Back to Schengen: Commission takes next steps towards lifting of temporary internal border controls

The Commission has today proposed a Recommendation, to be decided upon by the Council, to prolong proportionate controls at certain internal Schengen borders, namely in Germany, Austria, Sweden, Denmark and Norway for a maximum period of six months. National measures have already been introduced by these countries to address the threat to public policy and … Read more

Deal on rules to help elderly and disabled people access online public services

Public sector bodies’ websites and mobile applications will have to be made accessible to everyone, under a provisional deal struck by Parliament and Council negotiators on Tuesday night. Over 167 million EU citizens have a disability (either medical or due to age) which prevents them accessing data and services on the Internet, e.g. to file … Read more

Woman, 85, burgled at address in Morecambe

Detectives investigating a burglary at the address of an 85-year-old woman in Morecambe are appealing for information. The burglary happened between 12.15pm and 2.15pm on Bank Holiday Monday (May 2) when a man approached the victim’s address on Prospect Grove and offered to carry out some work on her driveway. The woman declined his offer … Read more

To be or not to be at Lancaster Castle

Lancaster Castle is hosting a William Shakespeare themed, murder mystery night in May. The show, titled ‘To Be Or Not To Be’, is being performed on Saturday 14 May at 7.30pm. The performance, produced by After Dark Murder Mystery Events, based in Morecambe, is run by the award-winning Little Gargoyle Ltd. The production gives a … Read more