Issue details

Exceptional events 2012

To update members and seek approval for plans and resources for events to celebrate and maximise the economic impact of the Olympics and Lancashire Witches 400.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Community Impact;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Decision due: 17 January 2012 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Ron Sands

Department: Community Engagement

Contact: Gill Haigh, Assistant Head (Communications), Community Engagement Service 01524 582178 Email: Email: Tel: 01524 582178.

Consultation process

For the olympic torch we have been liaising with the Olympic Organising Committee, Event Safety Advisory Group, a range of community groups have and will be contacted as part of the plans. For Lancashire Witches we are part of a steering group representating a range of sectors, from tourism to museums, arts, to business.


As above

Date for representations to be received: December 2011

Background papers and reason no public access: Previous Cultural Olympiad report and Events update report to Cabinet


Agenda items


  • Exceptional events 2012