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Gemma Allen

Sewing project is first to reach funding goal through Crowdfund Lancashire

An accomplished sewer who wants to bring people together through sewing has become the first person to get their culture or sport project fully funded as part of Crowdfund Lancashire.

County Councillor Peter Buckley and Jennifer Jaynes from Preston City of Sanctuary

Lancashire's library network awarded Libraries of Sanctuary status

Lancashire County Council's entire library network has achieved the Libraries of Sanctuary Award for the vital role they play in supporting people who are seeking sanctuary.

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Crowdfund Lancashire: Launch your project now as first round deadline nears

Community organisations have until 1 February to be in with a chance of being awarded £20,000 to help bring their culture and sport ideas to life.

Children's author and illustrator Rob Biddulph at the launch of the Brilliant Book Award 2023

Children to vote on their favourites for Brilliant Book Award 2023

Thousands of children from Lancashire primary schools are set to vote for their favourite book thanks to Lancashire County Council's School Library Service.

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Hidden cigarettes and tobacco worth £18,000 are seized

Trading Standards officers from Lancashire County Council seized a large haul of illicit cigarettes and tobacco from a shop in Preston on Tuesday 17 January.

Eden Project North aerial view artist's impression August 2022

Eden Project Morecambe awarded £50m from Government’s Levelling Up Fund

The Eden Project has been awarded £50m in the second round of the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund to build the new Eden Project Morecambe in Lancashire.

Christine West

Meet the Lancashire volunteers bringing the library to your door

Lancashire's Home Library Service is looking for volunteers to help deliver books, free of charge, to residents across the county this winter.

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Business volunteers brighten up care home in time for Christmas

Volunteers have brightened up the outdoor space at a Pendle care home in time for Christmas.

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Lancashire warm spaces offer continues to grow thanks to incredible community effort

The number of warm spaces where people can visit in Lancashire is rapidly growing, as communities across the county step up to support and protect residents this winter.

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Crowdfund Lancashire: Local people invited to free workshops to help shape culture and sport projects

Local people who want to make a difference in their communities are invited to discuss their culture and sport ideas at a free workshop for Crowdfund Lancashire.


County Council funding boost for the redevelopment of the Harris in Preston

The redevelopment of the Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library in Preston is expected to receive a welcome boost next week as councillors look set to approve a further contribution of £375,000 due to rising costs.

Christmas at Gawthorpe Hall

Experience a Victorian Christmas this December

Father Christmas will be making appearances at some of Lancashire's historical attractions this festive season, including Padiham's Gawthorpe Hall and Lancaster's Judges' Lodgings Museum.