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Test seizures during Operation Sceptre

One in five shops sold knives to underage testers

Underage test purchasers were able to buy knives at one in five shops tested during a week-long sting operation across Lancashire.

Pippa with the seized goods

Sniffer dog helps Trading Standards to uncover £18,500 of hidden illicit goods

Trading Standards officers booked a Wagtail sniffer dog team, whose amazing canines are trained to sniff out hidden compartments of tobacco, vapes and money.

Group photo Kingsfold Library

Visit your local library now to enjoy a warm space and a warmer welcome

With temperatures dropping, residents are being encouraged to visit their local library to enjoy a warm welcome, a cuppa and the chance to make some meaningful connections.

Packets of drugs piled up on a desk. Some are in blister packs, some are loose. Pink and white round pills, blue/white and yellow liquid filled oblong pills.

Lancashire to benefit from £8.4m scheme tackling drug and alcohol abuse

Addicts across Lancashire are set to benefit from a new £8.4million scheme which aims to reduce drug and alcohol abuse and reduce crime.

John Hartnett, Tom Bailey, County Councillor Aidy Riggott, Phoebe Graham, Mark Chilton

Work starts on pioneering cricket facility in central Lancashire

Construction has started on a high-quality professional and community cricket facility in central Lancashire, which will be the first of its kind.

Vaping products can be targeted at children

Shop assistant fined £900 for selling disposable e-cigarette to a child

A Preston shop assistant has been ordered to pay fines and costs after failing an underage shopper test sting by Trading Standards officers.

Crowdfund Lancashire - football

Crowdfund Lancashire to welcome new applications as new funding round kicks off

Individuals, businesses and community groups are being invited to bring their sport and culture ideas to life though an exciting funding initiative that puts communities in the driving seat.

Accrington Railway Station 2011

Plans to increase accessibility at Accrington Railway Station to take a step forward

Funding for a new footbridge facility with lifts, which will cost just under £5m, has been approved in principle from the £50m East Lancashire Levelling Up project.

Officers discovered a number of illegal vapes

Illegal sales crackdown ahead of Bonfire Night

Lancashire Country Council's Trading Standards team have joined forces with Lancashire Constabulary to crack down on illegal sales by retailers, including fireworks, in the run-up to Bonfire Night on Sunday, November 5.

Councillor Peter Buckley with service manager Liam Hartley and area service lead Isabel Mactague-2

Men urged to access domestic abuse support

A man being supported at the first male refuge in Lancashire has spoken out to encourage others to come forward to access support.

The Burnley players on the Burnley FC. Parade bus, Manchester Road, Burnley arrive home to a resounding welcome from fans after narrowly losing the F.A. Cup Final to Charlton Athletic in April 1947. The old fire station can be spotted in the middle on the right.

Major Burnley FC archives project in the pipeline – and could you get involved?

A rare glimpse back into the past of one of the country's oldest professional football clubs is set to be unveiled as part of a major heritage project.