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Pictured from left to right at the official opening of the new Bowgreave Rise Care Home in Garstang are Chris Bagshaw, Lancashire County Council's head of Older People's Care Services, County Councillor Graham Gooch, cabinet member for Adult Social Care, County Councillor Shaun Turner, cabinet member for Environment and Climate Change, Jill Maun, registered care manager, and Paul Lee, director of Adult Care and Provider Services.

New eco-friendly care home officially opens in Garstang

A new eco-friendly care home has officially opened its doors in Garstang.

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Call for new carers this Shared Lives Week

"Being a Shared Lives Carer is the best job – the most rewarding I've ever had." These are the words of Burnley resident Julie Anderson.

Children at Ormskirk Church of England Primary School

Lancashire gets ready to celebrate the Coronation

The countdown to the Coronation of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen Consort is now well and truly on – and in Lancashire, we're marking this international celebration in style.

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Lancashire social care professionals celebrate Social Work Week this March

Social care professionals supporting adults and children across Lancashire are celebrating Social Work Week from 20-24 March 2023.

Pictured, from left to right, at the new care home at Bowgreave Rise in Garstang are Chris Bagshaw, Head of Older People's Care Services, James Eager, Construction Director of Eric Wright Construction, Darren Clayton, Eric Wright Partnerships Project Coordinator, Louise Taylor, Lancashire County Council's Executive Director of Adult Services and Health and Wellbeing, Cllr Graham Gooch, Lancashire County Council's Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Elaina Quesada, Lancashire County Council's Deputy Executive Director of Adult Services, Cllr John Ibison, of Wyre Borough Council, Cllr Lady Dulcie Atkins, of Wyre Borough Council, Cllr Sir Robert Atkins, of Wyre Borough Council and Paul Lee, Lancashire County Council's Director of Adult Care and Provider Services and Cllr Shaun Turner, Lancashire County Council's Cabinet Member for Environment and Climate Change.

Brand new, modern care home to open in Garstang

A 'beautiful and sustainable' care home is set to open in time for spring in Garstang.

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'Loved up' couple renew wedding vows on Valentine's Day after dementia takes precious memories

A 'loved-up' couple in their eighties have renewed their vows on Valentine's Day after dementia robbed them of their treasured memories.

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Proposals for extra funding and investment for Lancashire's adult social care providers

Proposals for a much-needed rise in funding and additional investment for adult social care providers are to be considered by Lancashire County Council's cabinet this week.

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Business volunteers brighten up care home in time for Christmas

Volunteers have brightened up the outdoor space at a Pendle care home in time for Christmas.

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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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The oldest woman in Lancashire is turning 108!

THE oldest woman in Lancashire, who made bombs during the Second World War, is celebrating her 108th birthday!

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Social care winter plan set to be approved

A plan to support Lancashire's adult social care services to cope with increased pressures over the winter period is set to be approved. 

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Bank Holiday arrangements - Monday 19 September

Most Lancashire County Council services will be closed on Monday 19 September, which has been announced as a Bank Holiday to mark the state funeral for Her Majesty The Queen.