Lancashire

New county councillor elected in Chorley

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 11:56
A new county councillor has been announced for the Chorley Rural North electoral division, following the by-election held on Thursday 21 July.
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Summer fun at Clitheroe Castle Museum

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 11:50
A series of interesting activities are available for children and young people to enjoy at Clitheroe Castle over the summer holiday.
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Praise for Key Stage 1 and 2 Results

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 11:49
The performance of primary school pupils in recent national tests has been praised by the Lancashire County Council's cabinet member for children, young people and schools.
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Older people in Preston get income boost

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 09:55
A benefit take-up campaign in Preston has left 46 people, aged 75 and over, better off by almost 279,000 a year in total.
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Official opening of Broadfield College

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 14:05
A new building to provide further education at a specialist school for young people with special educational needs has been officially opened today, Wednesday 20 July.
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4m Funding Agreed for New Rawtenstall Bus Station

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 12:20
Funding is now in place to build a new bus station in Rawtenstall after Lancashire County Council agreed to put nearly 4m towards the project.
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Information evening for potential foster carers

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 10:13
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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Beatrix Potter celebrated at Gawthorpe Hall

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 11:20
Gawthorpe Hall will be recognising the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth with themed family activities on Thursday 28 July.
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Environment and safety awards success for Heysham M6 project team

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:23
The Heysham to M6 Link Road Project has won two major awards from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
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New exhibition marks centenary of the Battle of the Somme

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:38
Lancaster City Museum will host an exhibition to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme by showcasing the role the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment played in the conflict.
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Preston's POWWOW event returns

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 16:42
Professionals from the creative sector have the chance to meet at a social event in Preston next week.
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National award for Lancashire falls service

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:56
Lancashire County Council has won a national award for the service it funds to prevent people being injured in falls.
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Celebrate Shakespeare in Skelmersdale

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:42
The challenge is on for children in Skelmersdale to write a masterpiece inspired by poet and playwright William Shakespeare over the summer holiday.
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Lancashire leads the way in free early education for young children

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:39
Lancashire is among the best places in the UK for good quality free early education for under-fives.
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New bus station opens in Accrington

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:25
Accrington can now boast one of the country's most modern and comfortable transport facilities following the official opening of the new bus station today (Monday 11 July).
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Read your way through Lancashire this summer

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:29
Children aged four to 11 are invited to take part in the Lancashire Reading Journey and meet a wonderful collection of colourful cut-out characters.
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City Deal progress - two years on

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:52
The Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire City Deal has already helped to create more than 1,500 new homes and 753 new jobs in the past two years.
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Children's Commissioner regional Children in Care Council met in Preston

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:15
Young people in care in Lancashire recently met the Children's Commissioner for England to tell her about their experiences.
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Remember to have your say on property proposals

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:12
Lancashire County Council is reminding people to have their say on its property review, with around 2,700 responses being received since the launch of a public consultation on 18 May.
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Bringing together public and private sector expertise to benefit business

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 14:54
A new private sector-led programme has been announced to support Lancashire-based SMEs to grow their businesses.
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