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Foster carer allowances are set to rise

Allowance review for foster care 'keeps children in best environment to thrive and shine'

Allowances for foster carers are set to increase after a review by Lancashire County Council's cabinet.

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Campaign highlights memorable firsts for adoptive parents

A campaign which highlights the memorable first milestones adopters could experience by adopting an older child is set to be launched this week.

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Talented actress and foster sister urges others to take up 'rewarding' vocation

A talented young actress who has been a foster sister for 'as long as she can remember' is urging others to consider taking up this 'rewarding and deeply important' career.

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Schools across Lancashire ready to participate in Lancashire Walks to School Day to commemorate King's Coronation

Pupils and teachers will be participating in a new Lancashire Walks to School Day next week to promote the benefits of walking wherever possible for short journeys and celebrate the coronation of Charles III and Queen Camilla.

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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.

Coronation parties can be eco-friendly

Top tips for making your Jubilee party eco-friendly

Are you planning on holding a street party to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III?

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Overwhelming majority of primary pupils get preferred school placement

Nearly 99% of Lancashire children starting primary school in September have been offered a place at one of their three first choice schools. This is set to increase as waiting lists are applied.

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Families across Lancashire to discover nature in museums

Lancashire will be part of a new project uniting hundreds of museums with schools and families to discover nature.

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Have your say on Cottam Primary School expansion

A six-week consultation on a proposed expansion at Cottam Primary School has launched today, 27 March, 2023.

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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.

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Book your place on the Easter holiday activities and food (HAF) programme

Families eligible for free school meals are being encouraged to book a place for their child on one of the many Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) clubs running across Lancashire this Easter.

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Civil Enforcement Officers enlist the help of children at Lancashire school

A car parked 'illegally' outside St Bartholomew's Primary School in Great Harwood has racked up hundreds of pounds worth of 'fines' following a special enforcement operation.