Lancashire

New path in Haslingden as East Lancs Cycleway progresses

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 02/16/2021 - 16:10
New paths have been created in Haslingden as part of a major ongoing project to link towns in East Lancashire with safe cycle routes.
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More than £4m to support care home testing in Lancashire

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 02/16/2021 - 09:39
Care homes across Lancashire are to receive funding to support them with their Covid-19 testing activities.
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More than 33,000 Covid tests carried out thanks to the armed forces

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 02/15/2021 - 11:55
The military have been thanked for their efforts in rolling out the Covid-19 rapid testing programme for 194 local businesses and organisations in Lancashire.
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Tell us your views on new plan to tackle flooding

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 15:05
Lancashire County Council, Blackburn with Darwen Council and Blackburn Council are asking for people's views on a new strategy which outlines their plans to reduce the risk of local flooding.
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Millions extra to be spent on services as Council sets budget

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 16:51
An extra £17million is to be spent on roads, flood defences and walking and cycling schemes by Lancashire County Council after the authority set its' budget for the coming financial year.
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Could you be a Covid-19 tester?

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 15:34
Lancashire County Council is looking to recruit people to help with its SMART testing programme to help identify people who have Covid, but don't have any symptoms.
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Be Aware! Lancashire hit with a flurry of Cold Callers and Scam Service attempts

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 12:53
Several new reports of cold callers offering repair work and fake vaccine scam text continue to circulate, warn Lancashire's trading standards experts, as they ask the public to remain alert.
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Surprise payment to say a huge 'Thank You' to our amazing foster carers

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 11:37
Lancashire County Council's foster carers are to receive a 'thank you' surprise extra payment in recognition of the vital support they have been giving children and young people during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Don't make a special journey to return library books

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 13:19
Lancashire County Council is reminding people that they don't need to make a special visit to the library to return books, as fines have been suspended to support the current lockdown.
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New bus lanes near Preston bus station now being enforced

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 11:53
New bus lanes which have been introduced as part of the regeneration of Preston bus station are now being enforced.
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Could you make a difference by becoming a councillor?

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 02/08/2021 - 13:16
Lancashire County Council is inviting anyone who may be thinking of standing in the council elections in May to find out more by attending an online event.
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Major plans for development in Lancaster move to next stage

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 02/05/2021 - 14:14
Plans to boost economic growth and transform travel in Lancaster have taken a big step forward with councillors agreeing to move ahead with proposals to unlock new homes and commercial development south of the city, and improve transport within the city centre.
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Cabinet agrees new adult social care fees

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 02/04/2021 - 17:02
Lancashire County Council's cabinet has today agreed its annual increase in the fees it pays to providers of adult social care.
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'Get tested' - Plea to residents after new Covid mutation found in Lancashire

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 02/04/2021 - 15:46
***Issued on behalf of the Lancashire Resilience Forum***.
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Campaign to boost the income of older people in Hyndburn

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 02/03/2021 - 09:57
There's still time for older Hyndburn residents to ensure that they are claiming the benefits that they are entitled to.
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Watch out for icy surfaces tomorrow

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 02/01/2021 - 16:50
Lancashire County Council is warning people to be prepared for icy surfaces on Tuesday morning due to a band of sleet and snow due to hit the county in the early hours.
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Council to make hundreds of laptops available to help children learn remotely

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 01/29/2021 - 11:49
Youngsters who are unable to learn remotely at home because they do not have access to a laptop computer are to get a helping hand from the county council.
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Residents urged: when you get the invite, get the jab

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 01/28/2021 - 16:54
Lancashire Resilience Forum is urging all residents to get their Covid jab when invited by the NHS.
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Get a Covid test to protect yourself and your loved ones

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 01/28/2021 - 15:30
***Issued on behalf of the Lancashire Resilience Forum***.
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"Don't make us the victim of our own success": Lancashire responds to reports our vaccine supply is to be cut

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 01/27/2021 - 13:38
The supply of the vaccine into Lancashire and the North West must not be cut to allow London and the South East to "catch up" with the rest of the country, the head of the body spearheading Lancashire's response to the pandemic has warned.
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