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Teacher pointing at board in a primary school class.

Refreshed strategy aims to improve outcomes for children and young people

A revised strategy that aims to improve outcomes for children who are unable to attend mainstream school or at risk of exclusion has been approved by councillors.

From left, Tony Barlow, LCC's  fostering team; Zafar Ali, Pendle Council; LCC Councillor Cosima Towneley; Assad Mahmood, Pendle Council; David Walker, Pendle Borough Council; and Alicia Butterworth, LCC's fostering team

Recycling vehicles spread the word about fostering across the North West

A series of fostering adverts are being shared on fleets of recycling vehicles across the North West.

Lancashire County Council

Statement on today's GCSE results

Statement from County Councillor Jayne Rear, Lancashire County Council's cabinet member for education and skills:

"Congratulations to all of Lancashire's GCSE students, who should be very proud of their achievements after many years of hard work and weeks of revision not to mention the long wait for results to be published.

Cllr Cosima Towneley visited HAF clubs

Youngsters enjoy HAF clubs during the summer holidays

HUNDREDS of children have been having fun at holiday activities and food (HAF) clubs taking place across Lancashire over the summer holidays.

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Loving homes sought to keep siblings in foster care together

Lancashire County Council needs to find homes for three sibling groups in the county: two groups of two siblings and one family of three sisters, who need to be placed together.

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Our fostering service roars on the Lionesses

To celebrate the Women's World Cup, our foster carers and service have teamed up with other councils to form 'Local Councils United.' 

Vaping products can be targeted at children

Council backs national crackdown on illegal vaping sales

The chief executive of Lancashire County Council will write to the Prime Minister, backing a national crackdown on unscrupulous businesses targeting young people with vaping products.

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Book your free place now on Lancashire's summer HAF programme

Families are now able to book places for children on one of the many holiday activities and food (HAF) clubs taking place across Lancashire over the summer holidays.

Youngsters can become Reading Heroes

Children urged to become reading heroes!

YOUNGSTERS across Lancashire can take part in a new Reading Heroes challenge this summer to win prizes including superhero masks, medals and stickers.

Parliament Week Public Speaking Competition

Prestigious public speaking competition sees schoolchildren debate how to resolve Lancashire's important issues by 2050

An esteemed new public speaking competition is now running for primary and secondary school students across Lancashire.

A new drive seeks to find loving homes for the children who wait the longest

Drive to find adopters for children who wait the longest for a permanent home

A NEW adoption campaign has been launched which highlights how children from certain groups wait the longest to be adopted.

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Thirty foster carers from across Lancashire tot up a staggering 870 years of service

A total of 30 foster carers from across Lancashire have totted up 870 years of caring for children between them.