Lancashire

Planning application submitted for new Preston Western Distributor road

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 14:07
Plans have been officially submitted for a major new road - the Preston Western Distributor - linking Preston and southern Fylde to the M55 motorway.
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Come along to info events about Rossendale cycle routes

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 13:07
Two events are being held next week for people to find out more about plans for new cycle routes being developed in Rossendale.
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Lancashire pays tribute to County Councillor Mike Devaney

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:20
Tributes have been paid to County Councillor Mike Devaney who passed away on Thursday.
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Increased school places at Holy Cross High School

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:49
Lancashire County Council's cabinet member for children, young people and schools has agreed to permanently expand Holy Cross Catholic High School in Chorley.
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County Council Approves 2.15m Funding for Brierfield Mill Regeneration

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 16:02
Lancashire County Council has approved funding of more than 2m to support the development of an ambitious project to regenerate Brierfield Mill in Pendle.
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Lancashire gets its health report

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 13:31
The first annual report produced by Lancashire's Director of Public Health has highlighted the fact that while people are living longer, they are often facing years of ill-health at the end of their lives.
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High Sheriff of Lancashire's official shield hanging ceremony at Lancaster Castle

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:24
*** Issued on behalf of the High Sheriff of Lancashire*** A leading business figure in Lancashire will receive the honour of hanging his family shield at Lancaster Castle's gothic Shire Hall.
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Consultation launched on county council property plans

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 15:01
Lancashire County Council is asking people for their views on plans to change the way frontline services are delivered and save millions of pounds by reducing the number of buildings the council owns and rents.
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Children choose the winners of the Fantastic Book Awards 2016

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 14:07
The winners of the eleventh annual Fantastic Book Awards have been chosen by young readers throughout Lancashire.
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Information evening for potential foster carers

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 08:56
New foster carers are being recruited by Lancashire County Council to provide homes for the 1600 children in their care while they can't live with their families.
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Design announced for Preston Youth Zone and bus station improvements

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 14:51
A revised design has been announced for the new Preston Youth Zone and improvements to Preston Bus Station.
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Half-term holiday fun in Preston

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:46
A series of exciting half-term holiday events are available for children and young people to enjoy at Preston's Museum of Lancashire.
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Investment in new street lights produces big savings on bills

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:18
Lancashire County Council expects to save over 500,000 on energy bills this year thanks to a programme to install LED street lights.
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Helping people to avoid a fall in Lancaster

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:58
Lancashire County Council is providing funding for an advice and support service to help reduce the chance of people being injured in a fall.
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Make time for fostering during Foster Care Fortnight

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 09:01
With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is asking people to consider becoming a foster carer.
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Transfer of adults' learning in Lancashire

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:16
Lancashire County Council has approved plans for Nelson and Colne College to permanently take on responsibility for running Lancashire Adult Learning College (LAL).
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Cabinet agrees to consult on plans to reshape services with fewer buildings

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 14:30
Lancashire County Council's Cabinet has agreed to seek people's views on plans to change the way frontline services are delivered and save millions of pounds by reducing the number of buildings the council owns and rents.
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Temporary reduction in opening hours at Leyland Library to continue

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:52
The opening hours at Leyland Library will continue to be temporarily reduced until July.
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County service to mark Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 16:33
***Issued on behalf of the Lord-Lieutenant's office*** Her Majesty The Queen celebrated her 90th Birthday on 21 April.
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Confessions at a Lancashire library

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 14:06
A Lancashire library will host an award-winning play in May.
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