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Schools win prizes by recycling 16.5 tonnes of flat batteries

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 16:40
LANCASHIRE'S top-recycling pupils have won superb prizes for their schools by saving more than 16.
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Over 300 people attend Rossendale jobs fair

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:20
PEOPLE from Rossendale have made the most of an opportunity to find out about real jobs, training and education opportunities at a recent jobs fair in the borough.
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WW1 trench warfare and postcards home at the Museum of Lancashire

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 09:21
Two fascinating exhibitions marking 100 years since the beginning of World War One are now on show at the Museum of Lancashire (MoL), Stanley Street, Preston.
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Work to strengthen M65 barriers due to start

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:40
WORK will start in mid-July to improve safety barriers on the M65 to allow traffic to use the hard shoulder and reduce delays during future road works.
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Preston junction to receive 1m revamp

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 16:25
Improvements to a busy junction in Preston will begin soon to reduce delays and make it more welcoming for cyclists and pedestrians.
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Extension of consultation period for shale gas sites

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 13:29
Lancashire County Council is today set to extend the consultation period for Cuadrilla's' planning applications for the Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood sites in Lancashire.
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Apocalyptic scenario confronts young people in this year's Dusk til Dawn challenge

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 09:46
POPULATION decimated, cities destroyed, descendants of the D2D2 survivors rule, new religions created out of the darkness, and the mystics returned.
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Fake DVDs worth 30k seized in East Lancs raid

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 15:25
An estimated 30,000 worth of pirate DVDs have been seized after a raid on a house in Blackburn.
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Lancaster City Museum receives quality accolade

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 14:16
LANCASTER City Museum has been officially recognised for quality by the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme, VAQAS.
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Next stage for County Hall refurbishment

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:31
Work has finished on an extensive renovation of Lancashire County Council's Christ Church Precinct.
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Don't forget your Education Travelpass!

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 16:01
It's not too early to start thinking about next school year's travel arrangements.
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Consultation starts on new planning document for onshore oil and gas

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:02
The neighbouring authorities of Lancashire County Council, Blackpool Council and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council are producing new advice for developers about what to take into account when making a planning application to develop reserves of onshore oil and gas.
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Better passenger info at Chorley Interchange

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 17:18
Lancashire County Council has improved information for passengers at Chorley Interchange with the help of operators Eric Wright Group.
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Plan for transport maintenance to focus on the long term

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 17:46
Roads and pavements will be in a noticeably better state in five years' time than they are now under a new plan announced by Lancashire County Council.
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Travel delays on Grane Road, Haslingden

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 16:05
HIGHWAYS engineers from Lancashire County Council are warning of travel delays on the B62321 Grane Road due to a possible sewer collapse.
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Ban old tyres on public vehicles urges county council

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 15:13
VEHICLES which provide a service to the public such as coaches and taxis should not be allowed to use tyres which are more than 10 years old, according to Lancashire County Council.
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New biker signs to improve safety

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:13
NEW electronic signs to help reduce the number of motorbike collisions and injuries on Lancashire's roads are being fitted across the county over the next few weeks.
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Flying the flag for Armed Forces Day

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 16:43
A special flag is flying from County Hall to mark Armed Forces Day.
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Vital bridge works due on A6 near Bilsborrow

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 15:28
Drivers are being asked to leave more time for their journeys while Lancashire County Council carries out vital work to a bridge on the A6 between Bilsborrow and Barton.
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North Lancashire parishes encourage drivers to smile

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 15:39
Two parish councils in north Lancashire will be using new 'smiley face' electronic signs as part of a new approach to tackle speeding in the Carnforth area.
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