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Work to Start on Preston Station Forecourt

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 16:39
Work will soon start on improvements to Preston Station forecourt which will complement ongoing work to make the city centre more attractive.
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The Edward Medal comes home *WITH PICS*

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:41
A last-ditch bid at an auction has secured a rare bravery medal for Lancaster City Museum's collection.
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Hacienda DJ heading to Morecambe

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 16:22
A DJ from the legendary Hacienda nightclub in Manchester will be appearing at a special Q&A session in Morecambe, followed by a one-off party in the town's Winter Gardens.
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Roadworks to begin for Burscough retail park

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:27
Work is due to start next week in Burscough to create access to the new Ringtail Retail Park which is currently under construction.
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Ribble Valley young people praised for supporting campaign

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:09
THE CONSEQUENCES of violence and its impact on family and loved ones have been brought home to a group of young people when they listened to a moving presentation by Tim Rogers.
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Schools chief praises pupils for GCSE effort

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:23
Today (Friday 22) County Councillor Matthew Tomlinson, cabinet member for children, young people and schools, said: "Our students can be justifiably proud of themselves.
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Opportunities for Chorley young people at The Zone

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:23
TRAINING programmes, full- and part-time college courses, apprenticeships and traineeships will be among the opportunities on offer to young people between the ages of 16 and 19 at a free employment event in Chorley.
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Voss, Gilbert, Vadar and Nutmeg take the lead in guiding challenge

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:09
WEARING their traditional 'high visibility' yellow harnesses, four highly-trained guide dogs have demonstrated why they are entrusted with the safety of thousands of visually impaired people at a recent event in Preston.
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Public invited to Lancashire Fairness Commission meeting

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:39
LAYING the foundations for good parenting, helping young children develop, and support for teenagers and adolescents will all be on the agenda at a public meeting of the Lancashire Fairness Commission later this month.
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Harry Potter illustrator at Lancaster Castle

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:26
Harry Potter fans of all ages will not want to miss a special event in the atmospheric setting of Lancaster Castle's Shire Hall.
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Be cyber-smart - apply online for a school place

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:01
Online applications - the smart way to apply for school places for autumn 2015 - are going live on 1 September this year.
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Preparation work for Pennine Reach to start at Hare and Hounds junction

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:47
Lancashire County Council is due to start making improvements at the busy Hare and Hounds junction in Clayton le Moors as part of the Pennine Reach rapid transport scheme.
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Revamp brings new life to Preston allotments

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:57
Green-fingered growers in Preston have received a boost after Lancashire County Council invested 8,000 to spruce up the entrance to Moor Nook Community Allotments.
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Young people in West Lancashire invited to recruitment fair

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:38
APPRENTICESHIPS, job opportunities and traineeships for people aged between 16 and 24 will be on offer at a recruitment event in Skelmersdale on Wednesday 11 September.
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Foster carers at summer fete

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:01
Do you think you could join the hundreds of foster carers already discovering the rewards of sharing their lives with children who need a home? Come along to the Limey Valley Summer Fete to find out more, as well as having a fantastic day out.
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Advice available for Lancashire young people

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 13:41
LANCASHIRE students who are receiving their A Level and GCSE results today and next Thursday are being reminded that help, support and guidance will be available from the county council's advice service.
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Warning over high-pressure fish sellers

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:33
LANCASHIRE County Council is warning residents to beware of high-pressure salesmen who try to persuade them to buy hundreds of pounds worth of fresh fish.
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Preston North End and Lancashire County Council - a winning team for school attendance

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:53
Lancashire County Council and Preston North End FC have scored great results with a new kind of teamwork this year.
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Cream tea fundraiser at Altham Meadows

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:52
A cream tea afternoon at Altham Meadows day centre in Morecambe has raised 200.
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The Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire makes last call for 2015 Queen's Award for Voluntary Service nominations

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 15:44
***Issued on behalf of the Lord-Lieutenant*** The Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire, Lord Shuttleworth KCVO, today made a final call for people across the county to nominate outstanding volunteer groups in their area for the 2015 Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, before this year's 30th September deadline.
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