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Join in with plans to improve your streets in Morecambe

Sandylands and West End residents in Morecambe will be able to have their say once again on a new initiative to make it easier and safer to get from A to B.

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Crowdfund Lancashire: 100 projects backed as summer funding round nears

Crowdfund Lancashire – which has helped fund more than 100 culture and sports projects since it launched in 2022 – will open its summer funding round next month.

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1 in 3 businesses in Lancashire fail test purchases

Lancashire Trading Standards have been busy undertaking test purchases for knives across the county last week as part of Operation Sceptre.

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Historical items celebrated to mark council’s 50th anniversary

What does a 500-year-old pilgrim badge have in common with a 20th century cheesemaking machine, or a roman spear?

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Lithium battery causes fire in truck carrying paper and cardboard for recycling

Residents are being reminded to dispose of their batteries in the correct manner after a fire broke out in a recycling vehicle due to a suspected ruptured lithium battery.

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New Corporation Street bus gate in Preston city centre is about to start

A new bus gate in Preston city centre is planned to go live on Tuesday (21 May), with warnings issued to drivers who use it incorrectly.

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Sign up for Lancashire Nature Recovery webinars

People can have their say on a key strategy which aims to help drive nature's recovery across Lancashire.

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Carers share their best 'fostering moments'

Foster carers from across Lancashire have been sharing their best 'fostering moments' as part of a new campaign to raise awareness of the rewarding vocation.

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Three Lancashire firms among top UK businesses celebrated with King's Award for Enterprise

Three Lancashire businesses have been crowned with a prestigious national award to celebrate their outstanding contributions to the local and national economy.

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Cabinet announces extra £5m to tackle potholes and improve county's roads

Lancashire County Council has signalled its commitment to tackling the potholes menace head-on with a further investment of £5m in the county's roads.

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Shopworker handed year-long ban after he sold vapes to children

A Chorley shopworker has been banned from selling tobacco and vapes for a year, following robust action by Lancashire's Trading Standards officers.

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£1 Sunday tickets coming as part of £8.5m bus service improvements

Bus service improvements totalling £8.5m, including a discounted fare scheme for 16-21-year-olds and £1 adult fares on Sunday, are set to be introduced in Lancashire.