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Boost to buses with launch of improved evening and weekend services

People are being urged to make the most of new and improved evening and weekend bus services which have been launched across a number of key Lancashire routes this week.


County Council funding boost for the redevelopment of the Harris in Preston

The redevelopment of the Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library in Preston is expected to receive a welcome boost next week as councillors look set to approve a further contribution of £375,000 due to rising costs.

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Plans to stop drivers performing dangerous manoeuvres are given the go-ahead

New plans which aim to improve road safety and keep traffic moving at key locations across the county have been approved at today's Cabinet meeting (Thursday, December 1).

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Council issues financial update

Councillors have today heard that a forecasted budget overspend has been reduced by almost £10million since September when members of Lancashire County Council's cabinet were told the authority was facing a £17.7m overspend by the end of the financial year

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Cabinet endorses Lancashire 2050 framework

A strategic framework which will guide how Lancashire's councils will work more closely together has been endorsed by county council cabinet members

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Experience a Victorian Christmas this December

Father Christmas will be making appearances at some of Lancashire's historical attractions this festive season, including Padiham's Gawthorpe Hall and Lancaster's Judges' Lodgings Museum.

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Lancashire County Council supports World AIDS Day

Lancashire County Council is supporting World AIDS Day, which takes place on Thursday 1 December.

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Amazing performances crown Choir of the Year competition

The final of the first ever Lancashire Choir of the Year competition saw impeccable performances by some of the best singers from across the county, writes Danielle Thompson.

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Lancashire's parking team goes electric

Lancashire County Council's parking services team is spearheading the move to a cleaner, greener, future after taking delivery of 12 new electric vehicles.

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Report highlights reduction in children's social care complaints and increase in adult social care compliments

Complaints about Lancashire County Council's children's social care service have fallen, while compliments about adult social care have increased.

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£300k funding boost to create green jobs and increase tree cover in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council, Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool councils have jointly received an offer of £300,000 in funding from the Government’s Woodland Creation Accelerator Fund to kickstart tree planting activity, create new green jobs and boost woodland cover.   

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County Council launches new funding initiative to bring culture and sports projects to life in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council has launched an exciting new funding initiative to enable community-led ideas that will help Lancashire become more vibrant, connected and forward-thinking.