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Councillors discuss ongoing work to deliver balanced budget amid challenging times

Councillors have been reassured that plans are in place to drive down a projected overspend and balance the books for 2023/24, as local authorities across the country face significant financial difficulty.

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New county council chairman pays tribute to predecessor as he is sworn into new role

Alan Cullens BEM has recently been elected as the Chairman of Lancashire County Council following the untimely death of the incumbent Chairman, County Councillor Keith Iddon, who passed away very unexpectedly on 29 June 2023.

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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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Former councillors receive Honorary Aldermen status for service to the county council

The distinguished title can be given to any former county councillor who, in the opinion of the county council, provided eminent services whilst serving the council.

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Financial outlook remains optimistic despite challenging times ahead

The financial outlook at Lancashire County Council remains optimistic despite huge challenges facing local government across the country.

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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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Chairman of the council talks about "friendliness and community spirit" ahead of Lancashire Day

The chairman of Lancashire County Council, Peter Britcliffe has talked about his pride in the county as a welcoming place where communities pull together.

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Champions bring wide range of support to people across Lancashire

Our council champions have been helping to improve the lives of residents across the county over the past year.

LCC's traditional book of condolence for HM Queen Elizabeth II

More than 2,700 messages of condolence for HM Queen Elizabeth II

Thousands of people have paid their respects to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in Lancashire County Council's books of condolence.


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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Adult social care market support group launched

The changing needs of adults who use social care and the ways providers can support them are being considered by a new county council group.