Morecambe Carnival trophies stolen

Morecambe Town Hall.
Morecambe Town Hall.

Thieves stole Morecambe Carnival trophies and cups during a break-in at the town hall.

Carnival organisers have appealed for help after the cups were taken from Morecambe Town Hall during a burglary between 8.30pm on Thursday and 7am on Friday.

Several safes were targeted and police were trying to find out exactly what has been taken.

If anyone has any information on the break-in please contact police on 101 or call the confidential freephone Crimestoppers line on 0800555111.

The town hall is expected to re-open on Monday when investigations have been completed.

A council spokesman said there will be temporary disruption to a number of services including environmental health and planning in addition to access to the building’s customer service centre.

Anyone with any urgent issues relating to environmental health and cemeteries should call 01524 582935.

For any other urgent enquiries you should call the council’s general switchboard on 01524 582000.

Emergency cases in relation to homelessness are being dealt with by a team of staff at Lancaster Town Hall.