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Work will soon start on improvements to Preston Station forecourt which will complement ongoing work to make the city centre more attractive.
A last-ditch bid at an auction has secured a rare bravery medal for Lancaster City Museum's collection.
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.
Work is due to start next week in Burscough to create access to the new Ringtail Retail Park which is currently under construction.
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.
Today (Friday 22) County Councillor Matthew Tomlinson, cabinet member for children, young people and schools, said: "Our students can be justifiably proud of themselves.
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.
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.
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.
Harry Potter fans of all ages will not want to miss a special event in the atmospheric setting of Lancaster Castle's Shire Hall.
Online applications - the smart way to apply for school places for autumn 2015 - are going live on 1 September this year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lancashire County Council and Preston North End FC have scored great results with a new kind of teamwork this year.
A cream tea afternoon at Altham Meadows day centre in Morecambe has raised 200.
***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.