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Crowdfund Lancashire: 100 projects backed as summer funding round nears

Crowdfund Lancashire – which has helped fund more than 100 culture and sports projects since it launched in 2022 – will open its summer funding round next month.

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Historical items celebrated to mark council’s 50th anniversary

What does a 500-year-old pilgrim badge have in common with a 20th century cheesemaking machine, or a roman spear?

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Billie’s looking 'smiles' better thanks to historic hippo makeover

An expert conservator has travelled across the Lancashire-Yorkshire border to collaborate with industry colleagues

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Paintbrushes at the ready as Lancashire Artist of the Year 2024 begins

The search to find and champion some of the best artists in the county has now begun, as Lancashire Artist of the Year 2024 launches today.

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Swoop across three businesses for illicit e-cigarette and tobacco sales

A swoop across three Lancashire businesses saw e-cigarettes sold to underage test purchasers, including one dressed in school uniform.

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Slay Boredom – a weekend of swordsmanship at Clitheroe Castle

A special programme of events will run at Clitheroe Castle Museum this weekend to mark England's patron saint.

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Counterfeiter jailed after selling thousands of false vehicle service booklets

A counterfeiter has been jailed for 31 months after selling thousands of potentially dangerous false vehicle service booklets.

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Princess Royal makes visit to Lancashire

A special visit has been made by The Princess Royal to a Lancashire museum today.

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Museums ready to welcome visitors again after winter clean

Four of Lancashire’s historic mills and houses are ready to welcome visitors for the 2024 season.  

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Poster fraudster ordered to pay back £500,000

A fraudster jailed for more than three and a half years for creating counterfeit posters has been ordered to pay back more than £500,000.

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Choirs urged to enter singing contest

The search to find Lancashire's top choral singing talent has launched for the third year running.

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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.