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Young people in Lancashire taking part in Make Your Mark

Lancashire young people have their say in North West's biggest youth consultation

More than 14,000 young people in Lancashire have voted on the issues that most affect them.

Foster carers Kerry and Lisa

LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week is underway

Foster carers and adopters from Lancashire's LGBTQ+ community are backing a national campaign which encourages more people to consider fostering and adoption.

Secondary school boy. School admissions for 2023.

Thousands of youngsters get their first choice school

Almost nine in ten pupils will attend their first-choice secondary school in September as allocations have now been processed.

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Support for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities set to be improved

Proposals to improve support for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) will be considered by councillors later this week.

Cllr Sue Whittam-2

Campaign to raise awareness of suicide in young people is commended

The work of a group of dads who raise awareness of suicide in young people has been commended by Lancashire County Council.


Lancashire Walks to School Day will mark coronation

Pupils and teachers will be invited to take part in a new Lancashire Walks to School Day in May to promote the benefits of walking over getting dropped off in the car, and celebrate the coronation of King Charles.

Participation strategy launch

Lancashire County Council puts the voices of children and young people first with Participation Strategy

Unveiled at a recent launch event, Lancashire County Council's Participation Strategy aims to strengthen the voices of children and young people across Lancashire.

Annemarie Cliffe and her baby, Lucy Cliffe, at Baby and You at Kingsfold Neighbourhood Centre in Penwortham-3

Service provides ray of sunshine for families across Lancashire

Tuesday mornings in Penwortham are a ray of sunshine for parents of babies looking for advice, support and a chance to chat.

Children and Young People’s Participation Strategy

Lancashire leaders champion aspirations of the next generation

Lancashire County Council has re-affirmed its commitment to giving young people a voice at the decision-making table.

Councillor Jayne Rear with pupils and teachers from Ribblesdale High and representatives from Equans at the ground-breaking ceremony-2

Turf-cutting ceremony marks the start of Clitheroe school-building project

A turf-cutting ceremony has marked the official start of a new school-building project in Clitheroe.

Lancashire's Children's Services are rated Good by Ofsted-2

Lancashire County Council's children's services rated 'Good' by Ofsted

Children's services in Lancashire are 'good' across the board.

Header - County Councillor Jayne Rear

Lancashire parents encouraged to check eligibility for help with childcare costs

Working parents in Lancashire who are eligible for Universal Credit can claim back up to 85% of their childcare costs.