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£50,000 award to test cycle and walkway along Arnside Viaduct

Wed, 2018-11-28 15:32
Striding towards a new route across Morecambe Bay

An award of £50,000 to Morecambe Bay Partnership will cost and explore the opportunities of a walking and cycling route alongside Arnside viaduct.

The idea has been around for years.  A community Group Arnside to Grange (AToG) have been working with Morecambe Partnership and others to see how this could happen. The idea comes from the local community who had looked forward to walking across the viaduct on Christmas Day. 10 years ago the tradition was stopped for safety reasons and the idea to build a new footpath/cyclepath along the side of the viaduct was born.

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Construction to begin for Morecambe Bay’s hand-built, sculptural stone chamber at Sunderland Point

Fri, 2018-11-23 11:10

Internationally acclaimed environmental artist, Chris Drury has begun work with local stone masons and the Morecambe Bay community in developing a breath-taking new installation in the region’s incomparable landscape. 

The development of the Horizon Line Chamber, the latest in the series of hugely successful Headlands to Headspace arts commissions in The Bay, is underway, with Drury complementing Sunderland Point’s natural beauty with a multi-dimensional, freely accessible and interactive artwork.

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Morecambe Bay's Hidden Heritage Exhibition moves to Lancaster Maritime Museum

Wed, 2018-11-07 15:50

An exhibition that showcases the stories, memories and archaeology of Morecambe Bay’s past, as uncovered by the Bay’s communities over the last 5 years, opens in Lancaster.

From Saturday 10 November - Sunday 24 February 2019, the exhibition will be open to explore Morecambe Bay's past, at Lancaster Maritime Museum.

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'Bay Bird Bingo’ around Morecambe Bay this winter

Tue, 2018-11-06 11:31

Residents and visitors around Morecambe Bay this winter are being encouraged to play ‘Bay Bird Bingo’, by getting the binoculars out and keeping the eyes peeled, for what has been named, in safari-style terms, Morecambe Bay’s ‘Big Nine’ birds.

The initiative, run by Morecambe Bay Partnership, is encouraging everyone visiting and living around the Bay to help protect its precious birdlife, by getting them to learn more about it, value and appreciate it.

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