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George Austin

Judge slates roofer who "ripped off vulnerable pensioner" by more than £24,000

A Lancaster roofer is starting a 10-month prison sentence after charging a Garstang pensioner £25,000 for £300 worth of work.

County Councillor Peter Buckley-4

Pensioner Benefits Uptake campaign begins rollout across Lancashire

Lancashire County Council is helping thousands of pensioners who could be missing out on welfare benefits worth millions of pounds a year.

Foster carers Kerry and Lisa

LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week is underway

Foster carers and adopters from Lancashire's LGBTQ+ community are backing a national campaign which encourages more people to consider fostering and adoption.

David Taylor

King Charles appoints his first High Sheriff of Lancashire

The King has appointed his first High Sheriff of Lancashire to be sworn in later this month.

Preston Community Centre

Apply now to the Lancashire warm spaces grant scheme before Friday deadline

Community groups offering warm spaces in Lancashire are being urged to apply for funding to support their offer before the deadline for applications on Friday, March 3.

Members of Lancashire County Council's Homes for Ukraine team

Hundreds of refugees welcomed one year after conflict in support of 'inspirational' Ukraine fight

As the world marks the first anniversary of Russian forces invading Ukraine, the leader of Lancashire County Council has spoken of her pride in the welcome the county has given people fleeing the conflict.

Kirkham Library

Kirkham Library temporarily shuts its doors for roof repairs

Kirkham Library is set to close from next week while vital repairs take place.

Volunteer Maureen Roberts has been helping at the site since 2003

Nature reserve at former quarry is transformed

A nature reserve at the site of a former quarry has been transformed.

The badly repaired roof

Fraudulent roofer who conned elderly residents is jailed for second time

A fraudulent roofer has been jailed for the second time for ripping off retired victims in Lancashire.

Clitheroe Castle Museum-2

Young and old rail enthusiasts will delight in new Lancashire railway exhibition

Families and rail enthusiasts alike can rejoice as a railway exhibition will allow them to explore the tracks that put Lancashire on the map.

Coronation party

Proposals to increase grants scheme for community groups look set to get the green light in time for the coronation of King Charles III

Plans for a boost to Lancashire County Council's grants scheme which helps community groups look set to be approved to help people celebrate the coronation of King Charles III in May.

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.