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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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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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Applications open 12 May for childcare funding from 9-months-old

Eligible working parents of children aged from 9-months-old can soon apply for 15 hours funded childcare with a local nursery, childminder or pre-school.

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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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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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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.

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Couple encourage members of the LGBTQ+ community to consider fostering

A couple who foster for Lancashire County Council are calling for more members of the LGBTQ+ community to find out more about the service.

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Book your free place on Lancashire's Easter HAF programme

Families across Lancashire are being urged to not delay and book places for children on one of the many holiday activities and food (HAF) clubs taking place this Easter.

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Extra financial support for Lancashire's foster carers

An additional £960,000 is set to be given to foster carers across Lancashire.

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Special appeal to find loving, permanent home for two sisters

Adoption Lancashire and Blackpool help children of all ages find loving families. This year, they are especially in need of people who could adopt very young children, with 85% of the children ready for adoption aged under 4, and almost half aged under two.

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'Best Start in Life' children's service is visited by Dame Andrea Leadsom

A ground-breaking service which aims to give children the Best Start in Life has been visited by Dame Andrea Leadsom, who saw first-hand the difference it is making to families' lives.

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Myth-busting campaign aims to highlight who can be a foster carer

There’s no such thing as a ‘typical’ foster carer, according to a new campaign launched by Lancashire County Council.