Lancashire

Revised property proposals go before county council cabinet

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 19:45
The county council's cabinet will be asked to agree revised 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, after seeking people's views during an extensive consultation.
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Temporary road closure of New Hall Lane for improvement work

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 16:07
There will be lane closures on New Hall Lane in Preston overnight on two nights next week for work to the road surface.
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Free admission to Queen Street Mill for Heritage Open Weekend

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 13:26
Visitors of all ages are invited to the annual Heritage Open Weekend at Queen Street Mill Textile Museum (QSM) on Saturday 10 September and Sunday 11 September.
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Temporary traffic lights on New Hall Lane soon

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 13:12
Lancashire County Council is advising motorists that temporary traffic lights will soon be in operation for a short time on New Hall Lane, Preston.
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Lancashire gets the crowdfunding vibe

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 16:22
Lancashire County Council is investing 5,000 in Vibe Tickets, an app which helps fans to find affordable tickets to events.
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Schools boss praises pupils for GCSE results

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:24
Pupils in Lancashire have once again performed well and chalked up some impressive GCSE results.
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Improved M65 junction lays foundation for jobs growth

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:20
The first major highway scheme in a programme of improvements to boost access to employment areas and future housing sites along the M65 corridor between Blackburn and Colne has been completed.
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Visit Gawthorpe Hall for free on Heritage Open Day

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:36
Visitors to the annual Heritage Open Day at Gawthorpe Hall will get a behind the scenes look at what life was like at the 'Downton of the North'.
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Young people can make music at The Zone Hyndburn

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 09:54
Young people in Hyndburn are invited to a free event featuring music and activities later this month.
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Remember to get your child's Education Travelpass

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 14:01
Lancashire parents are being reminded that it isn't too early to start thinking about school travel arrangements for the next academic year.
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Better for babies and young children

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 12:02
Lancashire County Council is asking people to think about growing their family through adoption.
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Highways teams tackle Garstang flooding

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 15:36
Highways crews from Lancashire County Council have been working around-the-clock to tackle flooding in Churchtown near Garstang.
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Progress on securing future of threatened museums

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 15:24
Lancashire County Council has announced that detailed negotiations will continue with four organisations which have applied to take over the five museums that the council can no longer afford to fund.
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Advice available for Lancashire young people

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 09:15
Lancashire students who have either received their A-level results or are waiting for their GCSE results are reminded that help, support and guidance is available from 'Talkzone', the county council's advice service.
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Traffic changes in Accrington start next week

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 14:35
Lancashire County Council is reminding drivers in Accrington that changes to the way traffic is managed in the town centre will come in after the Bank Holiday weekend.
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Lancashire Reading Journey Celebration Event

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 13:22
Children and their families will be able to celebrate taking part in this year's Reading Journey on Saturday 27 August.
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Lancashire young people's voices heard loud and clear in Europe

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:32
Young people from Lancashire recently took the opportunity to attend the Eurochild 'Children's Rights Matter: Why Europe needs to invest in children" conference, held in Brussels.
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Jennifer Reid sings at Queen Street Mill

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 12:28
Acclaimed folk singer, Jennifer Reid, will be performing in Burnley in August.
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Major UK consultation for Lancashire's young people has launched

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 10:34
A ballot that gives Lancashire young people the chance to have their say on what issues are discussed at a special session of the UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) at the House of Commons is now underway.
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Prison cells opened up at Lancaster Castle

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 12:05
The former A-Wing has been opened up at Lancaster Castle as part of its guided tours, with a new 'Prison Life' exhibition in the ground-floor cells.
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