Lancashire

Lancashire leads the way in free early education for young children

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:52
Lancashire is among the best places in the UK for good quality free early education for under-fives.
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Lancashire's Ambition for children and young people

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:04
An ambitious plan which underpins Lancashire County Council's pledge to provide the best education for all children and young people up to the age of 25, and in turn improve their job prospects, has been approved by the council's cabinet.
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Have your say on non-residential care charging

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 18:03
A consultation giving people the opportunity to have their say about non-residential care charges begins this week.
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Lancashire schools commended by Ofsted

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:33
Figures from the latest Ofsted annual report show that the vast majority of Lancashire's children and young people continue to be taught in schools that are either good or outstanding.
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Gritters in action as wintry showers forecast

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:14
Lancashire County Council's gritting teams will be treating roads across the county this afternoon, evening and overnight, as wintry showers are expected to hit the county early this evening.
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Fishergate security features being put in place

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:38
Temporary security features are being installed in Preston City Centre, as part of plans to increase public safety.
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Ice warning in Lancashire

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:02
Lancashire County Council's gritting teams will be treating roads across the county this afternoon, evening and overnight, with an ice warning issued by the Met Office.
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Fulwood Library has reopened

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:46
Lancashire County Council's flagship programme to reopen libraries which closed over a year ago marked another milestone today as Fulwood Library became the latest to reopen to the public.
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Decision taken to issue a statutory notice at Hameldon Community College, Burnley

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:33
Lancashire County Council's Cabinet has agreed to issue statutory notice of its proposal to close Hameldon Community College in Burnley.
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Cabinet agrees proposals for community libraries, community centres, and Heysham swimming pool

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:22
Lancashire County Council's cabinet has agreed to transfer ownership of five buildings to local groups, which will see two independent community-run libraries being established, as well as a range of other services.
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Congratulations to Stephen Smith - Guardian Public Servant of the Year

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:21
Lancashire County Council is today congratulating Stephen Smith after he won the prestigious Guardian Public Servant of the Year award.
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Gritting crews in action as snow expected to hit Lancashire

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:35
Lancashire's gritting crews are ready for action over the coming days following forecasts for sleet, snow and icy conditions to hit the county.
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'Give Way' introduced on Fishergate in central Preston

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:37
New Give Way markings are being trialled on one of Preston's main shopping streets, to help to reduce queuing at peak times.
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New buses starting next week will restore village links

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:27
New and better bus routes starting in Lancashire next week will see public transport restored to a number of villages, and more frequent services making travel much easier on other routes.
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Lancashire's first Schools of Sanctuary

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:22
Three schools in Lancashire will be awarded this week with a special status for developing a culture of acceptance and support.
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Cabinet minister congratulates West Lancashire Short Breaks Service

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 13:26
The Secretary of State for Health has congratulated Lancashire County Council on West Lancashire Short Breaks service being rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
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New Coroner's jurisdiction agreed for Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:31
A new Coroner's jurisdiction has officially begun in Lancashire, covering Blackburn with Darwen and parts of Lancashire.
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Fishergate bus lane enforcement returns

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 16:18
The Fishergate bus lane cameras in central Preston will be enforced again from Monday, 4 December.
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Information evening for potential foster carers

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:54
Anyone thinking about becoming a foster carer is invited to an information evening in Preston to find out more.
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Lancashire Schools need Governors - Could you rise to the challenge?

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 12:24
Lancashire County Council is looking to recruit people from a diverse range of backgrounds and with a wide range of experience to undertake the key role of a Local Authority School Governor.
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