Lancashire

Urgent closure on Church Street in Preston

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 15:57
A section of Church Street in central Preston will be closed from Monday 27 March to carry out urgent repair work to a depression which has developed on the road.
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Transfer deal secures legacy of outdoor education at Whitehough

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:17
Future generations will continue to get a taste for adventure at Whitehough Outdoor Education Centre in Pendle after a Lancashire County Council decision to transfer its ownership to Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC).
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Closing Lancashire's digital skills gap

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:18
Jennifer Mein, Leader of Lancashire County Council, visited Nelson and Colne College today to meet a group of young people who have just completed a ground-breaking programme called Digital Advantage.
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Plans announced for free breakfasts for school children

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 13:15
Lancashire County Council has announced plans to team up with Recycling Lives Fareshare Food Redistribution Centre to offer free breakfasts for schoolchildren.
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Lower speed limit to improve safety at shale gas site

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:02
Lancashire County Council is reducing the speed limit near a shale gas exploration site on Preston New Road to improve safety for drivers, police, protestors, and vehicles accessing the site.
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Greater recognition needed for older people's contribution

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 17:28
Lancashire County Council's champion for older people is calling on organisations to recognise the important contribution older people make to society.
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New-look for iconic Preston Bus Station car park

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:05
The car park levels at Preston Bus Station have been given a new look, as part of the major redevelopment of the site.
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Have your say on 10-year cycling and walking plan

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:22
You can have your say on plans to encourage more people to walk and cycle for everyday and leisure journeys in Lancashire.
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Gritters going out with wintry showers forecast

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:57
Lancashire County Council's gritting teams will be treating roads across the county tonight, ahead of wintry showers expected overnight and into Wednesday morning.
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Preston Stands Together Against Racism

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 13:02
A choir made up of pupils from Preston schools recently performed at an event to mark the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
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'Hillsborough Voices' celebrates World Book Night at Skelmersdale Library

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:55
The author of a book which tells the story of the Hillsborough disaster will be appearing at Skelmersdale Library to mark World Book Night.
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The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Lancaster Castle

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 09:51
Lancaster Castle is the setting for a new adaptation of The Two Gentlemen of Verona in April.
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Lancashire schools are top of the class

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:05
According to recent government figures, 92.
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Adoption information evening - come along and find out more

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 10:02
Anyone thinking about starting or growing their family through adoption is invited to an information evening in Preston to find out more.
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Could you be a Councillor and stand for what you believe in?

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 14:26
Lancashire County Council is reminding people interested in standing as candidates for the Council election in May of the deadline to register their interest.
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Flood-damaged Ribble Valley footbridge to be repaired in 2018

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 10:54
Lancashire County Council has announced plans to restore a suspension bridge which carries a rural footpath across the River Ribble.
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Lancashire County Council welcomes funding to create new childcare places

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 14:30
Lancashire County Council has welcomed the news that nearly 200 more children, and their families, will soon benefit from 30 hours of free childcare each week in two nurseries built to accommodate them.
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Suspended sentence for Burnley man caught storing illegal cigarettes

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 14:05
A Burnley man has received a suspended sentence for handling large quantities of illegal tobacco following an investigation by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service.
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Road changes at Broughton Roundabout

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 09:16
Drivers heading towards the M6 from Broughton are advised to allow more time for their journeys, due to the closure of the dedicated eastbound M55 filter lane.
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Detailed study is next step to deliver Skelmersdale rail link

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 16:30
Lancashire County Council has committed over £4.
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