Council extends festivals deadline

MORECAMBE Town Council has extended its deadline for applicants wishing to organise festivals and events in the resort next year.

The town council said it is keen to support and promote a comprehensive programme of events in 2012, and has extended the deadline for applications until Wednesday August 31.

The town council is now seeking applications for funding from interested organisations in the voluntary and private sector and from community groups.

Application forms for funding may be obtained by ringing the Town Clerk, David Croxall on 01524 422929, or by email at, or from the Town Council’s website at

The application forms set out the criteria and requirements of organisers in detail.