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Lancashire to create Family Hubs to provide vital support for local families

Lancashire County Council has allocated £1.4m in funding to implement a Family Hub network alongside families, charitable, faith, voluntary and statutory service partners across the county.

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Special recognition for parents of Megan Lee for raising awareness of food allergens

The parents of a teenager who died after having a serious allergic reaction have been honoured for their dedication and commitment to raising awareness of food allergens.

Hilda and Pat from Lady Elsie Finney house in Preston

Lancashire celebrates Care Home Open Week

Lancashire's care homes will be transformed into a sea of music, colour and family fun as they welcome the community to mark Care Home Open Week.

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Judges’ Lodgings Museum teams up with Kendal artist Lela Harris for Facing the Past project

Judges’ Lodgings Museum has teamed up with Kendal artist Lela Harris to create four new portraits of historic Black Lancastrians, as part of the Facing the Past project.

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Entrepreneurs share £30k after impressing Lancashire Innovation Challenge judges

Three innovative entrepreneurs have secured a slice of a £30,000 prize pot after impressing judges in Lancashire County Council's Dragon's Den-inspired competition.

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Business support for Lancashire women scaled up with new holistic growth programme

Female business owners and decision makers in Lancashire are being invited to apply for an impactful six-month support programme backed by Lancashire County Council, which will prepare their organisation for rapid growth.


Council welcomes support for Poulton to Fleetwood rail link

Lancashire County Council has welcomed the announcement of government funding to take forward plans to reopen the rail link between Fleetwood and Poulton-le-Fylde, following the submission of the Strategic Outline Business Case for the scheme in Summer 2021.

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Lancashire's holiday activities and food programme shaping up to be the biggest and best yet

Partners across Lancashire are working closely to ensure as many children as possible can access the holiday activities and food (HAF) programme this summer.


Flying the Flag for Armed Forces Day

Lancashire County Council and other local authorities across the County will raise a special Armed Forces Day flag on Monday 20 June next.

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New exhibition explores the high-flying women of Gawthorpe Hall

A new exhibition highlighting the stories of six remarkable Lancashire women has opened this week at Gawthorpe Hall in Padiham.

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Rural business owner praises 'invaluable' support from Lancashire County Council

An entrepreneur with a passion for artisan food and the great outdoors has praised the wide range of support available through Lancashire County Council's Rural Recovery Fund.

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New champion for disabled people­­­­

County Councillor Carole Haythornthwaite has been announced as Lancashire's new Champion for Disabled People.