Lancashire

Cards for kindness campaign launches

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 17:26
The countdown to Christmas is now on and Lancashire residents are being encouraged to send a card to their local care home to brighten up someone's day.
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Number of potholes being fixed has increased

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 12:28
The number of potholes being fixed in Lancashire has increased by 28 per cent since last year, new figures have revealed.
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Call for local politicians to have more say over tier system

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 11/27/2020 - 14:35
The leader of Lancashire County Council has called for local politicians to have more say in the decision making process behind the Government's Covid-19 tier system.
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Top tier of restrictions for Lancashire

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 12:17
Lancashire will be placed into the most stringent restrictions when the national lockdown ends next week, the government has announced.
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Black Friday warning - beware of scams and fakes

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 15:35
Lancashire's Christmas shoppers are being warned not to fall foul of fake products and online scams when looking for Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains.
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Lancashire leaders submit tier proposal to Government

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 14:23
Lancashire's leaders have submitted a proposal to the Government to divide the county into two different tiers when the current lockdown ends next week.
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Chancellor called on to support Eden Project North

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 08:32
The Chancellor of the Exchequer is being called on to support Eden Project North when he announces his spending review today.
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County council supports White Ribbon Day

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 11/20/2020 - 14:27
Lancashire County Council is beginning two weeks of action to support White Ribbon Day on Wednesday 25 November.
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Adoption Lancashire & Blackpool plea to find adoptive parents for siblings to keep them together

Lancashire Council News Feed - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 09:21
The new regional adoption agency for Lancashire and Blackpool is making a special appeal for people to come forward so that two brothers and their sister can be adopted together.
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Temporary mortuary facility to be built in Lancashire

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 11/13/2020 - 17:24
A temporary mortuary facility is being constructed as a contingency measure to ensure Lancashire is prepared to cope with a significant increase in bereavements over the winter in response to the current rise in coronavirus cases.
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Support agreed for emerging growth sectors

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 11/12/2020 - 14:49
Lancashire County Council has approved a £10 million loan fund to attract inward investment in new and emerging growth sectors.
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Trading Standards Seize Huge Counterfeit Haul

Lancashire Council News Feed - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 12:12
Four linked warrants served at addresses in East Lancashire, Hapton and Manchester last Thursday (5 November) resulted in the seizure of over a million pounds worth of counterfeit clothing and shoes.
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Update on council's financial position

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 11/05/2020 - 16:26
An update on the financial position of Lancashire County Council has shown an underspend of £2.017m for the current financial year, against an overall revenue budget of £842.834m.
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Cabinet approve[s adult social care winter plan

Lancashire Council News Feed - Thu, 11/05/2020 - 15:22
A plan to ensure adults who need social care have the support they need throughout the winter has been approved by Lancashire County Council's cabinet today.
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Changes to services due to new lockdown

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 11/04/2020 - 17:57
Lancashire County Council is making some changes to services in response to the new national lockdown due to come into force on Thursday 5 November, with the aim of bringing coronavirus cases down by minimising contact between people.
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New units at Lancashire Business Park honour Leyland's proud automotive history

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 11/04/2020 - 13:29
New industrial units at Lancashire Business Park will be called Sumner Point after the founder of Leyland Motors.
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County council Covid-19 recruitment campaign launched

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 11/04/2020 - 11:01
Lancashire County Council has launched a recruitment drive to take on more than 100 extra care workers to support older people and adults with disabilities today (Wednesday 4 November).
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School social distance reminder for parents

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 14:43
The school term starts again next week and the county council's cabinet member for schools is calling on parents to ensure they follow social distancing guidelines when picking up and dropping off their children.
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High Sheriff of Lancashire Awards for pandemic heroes

Lancashire Council News Feed - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 10:19
The High Sheriff of Lancashire, Mrs Catherine Penny DL, has presented awards to individuals and organisations who have gone the extra mile to help Lancashire through the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Lancashire County Council supports Care Leaver's Week

Lancashire Council News Feed - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 14:54
This week is National Care Leavers Week and staff from Lancashire County Council have been making donations to support the national initiative.
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