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Rogue trader jailed after scamming victims out of more than £63k

A fraudulent company director has been jailed for 20 months after scamming victims – despite having no building qualifications.

Haslingden HWRC will open for another two days a week

Haslingden Household Waste Recycling Centre will open seven days a week

Haslingden Household Waste Recycling Centre is set to open seven days a week from Thursday, June 1.

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Lancashire Artist of the Year 2023 judge reveals the key ingredient she wants to see

An independent organisation that provides learning opportunities to thousands of adults across the county is encouraging budding artists to enter Lancashire Artist of the Year, the new competition from Lancashire County Council.

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Geology Rocks at Clitheroe Castle

Did you know Clitheroe is globally renowned as a site for one particular type of ancient fossil?  Did you know that some rocks float? Which is the only rock that humans can eat? Meet the geologists to find out more.

Charleigh and her mum, Nicola

Talented actress and foster sister urges others to take up 'rewarding' vocation

A talented young actress who has been a foster sister for 'as long as she can remember' is urging others to consider taking up this 'rewarding and deeply important' career.

Lancashire Artist of the Year

The search for Lancashire Artist of the Year 2023 begins now

A new competition that will showcase the most beautiful scenery in Lancashire by the best artists around is launching today.

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Crowdfund Lancashire to welcome new applications

An exciting funding initiative that's empowering communities to back the culture and sport projects that matter the most to them will be welcoming new applications this month.

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Lancashire gets ready to celebrate the Coronation

The countdown to the Coronation of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen Consort is now well and truly on – and in Lancashire, we're marking this international celebration in style.

Coronation parties can be eco-friendly

Top tips for making your Jubilee party eco-friendly

Are you planning on holding a street party to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III?

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Fines for illegal sale of e-cigarette to 13-year-old in sting operation

A thirteen-year-old was illegally sold an e-cigarette by staff at a Leyland store during a sting operation by Lancashire County Council's Trading Standards Team.

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Celebrate the Coronation at Lancashire's libraries and museums

People across Lancashire are being invited to attend one of numerous events being held at libraries and museums across the county to mark the Coronation.

Your vote matters - don't lose it

Lancashire Libraries are supporting voters to be election ready

With less than three weeks to go until the voter registration deadline for local district and borough council elections on 4 May, anyone wanting to vote must make sure they are election ready.