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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.

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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.

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Cabinet to consider latest proposals aimed at improving SEND provision in Lancashire

Further action is expected to be taken by councillors next week to improve provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in Lancashire.

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Apply now for a primary school place in Lancashire ahead of January deadline

Parents who have not applied for a primary school place in Lancashire for their child for September 2023 have until this Sunday to make their application.

A kind foster carer and young girl laugh as they make a cake or dough. Child is around six and has her hair tied up, foster carer has short hair and a mustard jumper with an apron on. Positive, happy image.

Foster carers support new myth-busting campaign

Foster carers whose lives were changed after being matched with children in Lancashire are supporting a new myth-busting campaign.

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Executive Director of Education and Children’s Services awarded CBE in New Year Honours list

Lancashire County Council's Executive Director of Education and Children’s Services Jacqui Old has been awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours list.

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Adoption Lancashire & Blackpool launches New Year, New Family campaign

Thinking of adoption and growing your family in 2023?

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Festive fun at Children and Family Wellbeing Services across Lancashire

Children and families are enjoying a host of festive fun in Neighbourhood Centres across Lancashire, as part of the holiday activities and food (HAF) winter programme.

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Lancashire to celebrate achievements of children and young people in special ceremony

The Lancashire County Council PROUD Awards are back. The awards, which recognise the positive choices and achievements of children and young people who experience care in Lancashire, were last held in 2019 and will take place at Burnley Football Club from 6pm-10pm on Thursday 30 March 2023.

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New Preston schools consultation is live

A consultation that seeks the views of members of the public concerning the creation of a new primary and secondary school in Preston is now live.

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Parents warned of 'dangerous' infant self-feeding pillows in urgent safety announcement

Parents in Lancashire are being warned not to use dangerous baby feeding pillows being sold online - as there is a 'high risk' of infants choking, overheating or developing pneumonia.