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Some of the vapes that were seized during the Easter test purchasing operations

Underage testers sold alcohol and vapes in sting operations

Underage teenage testers were able to buy alcohol and vapes at eight businesses across Lancashire during a test purchasing crackdown during the Easter period.

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Slay Boredom – a weekend of swordsmanship at Clitheroe Castle

A special programme of events will run at Clitheroe Castle Museum this weekend to mark England's patron saint.

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Overwhelming majority of primary pupils get preferred school placement

More than 99% of Lancashire children starting primary school in September have been offered a place at one of their three preferred primary schools. It is anticipated the final number receiving a preferred place will increase further as waiting lists are applied.

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Vital fund extended for Lancashire people who need help with living costs

Lancashire residents who need help to cover vital living costs are being invited to apply to the Household Support Fund via their district council, following a £9.7m top-up from the Government.

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Road safety improvements near Preston Bus Station given green light

Plans for much needed road safety improvements at a key location near Preston Bus Station have been approved.

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Further action taken to improve SEND provision in Lancashire

Further action to create more SEND provision in Lancashire to meet the growing demand has been taken by Lancashire County Council's cabinet this week.

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Counterfeiter jailed after selling thousands of false vehicle service booklets

A counterfeiter has been jailed for 31 months after selling thousands of potentially dangerous false vehicle service booklets.

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Princess Royal makes visit to Lancashire

A special visit has been made by The Princess Royal to a Lancashire museum today.

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New children's homes aim to provide the 'right care in the right place'

New children's homes which aim to provide the 'right care in the right place at the right time' for youngsters in care who have complex needs could be created across Lancashire.

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Older people in Lancaster £430k better off thanks to free benefits checks

Older residents living in Lancaster and Morecambe are being urged to take up the offer of a free independent benefit check – with more than £430,000 claimed during the latest campaign.

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Museums ready to welcome visitors again after winter clean

Four of Lancashire’s historic mills and houses are ready to welcome visitors for the 2024 season.  

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Loving homes needed for children aged three and older

Loving homes are needed for children in Lancashire and Blackpool, especially for those aged three and older.