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Illegal vapes seized following string of raids

Oversized vapes were among items confiscated in a series of recent raids. Non-regulation vapes pose a danger as they may contain different amounts of nicotine to the amounts stated on the packaging.

Some of the items seized in Skelmersdale raid

£50,000 of fake goods seized in Skelmersdale raid

More than 1,300 items of counterfeit clothes and trainers have been seized after Trading Standards joined forces with Lancashire Constabulary to swoop on an address in West Lancashire.

Dame Andrea with little Hazel-Rose, Leah and Lee-4

'Best Start in Life' children's service is visited by Dame Andrea Leadsom

A ground-breaking service which aims to give children the Best Start in Life has been visited by Dame Andrea Leadsom, who saw first-hand the difference it is making to families' lives.

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Stashes of illegal vapes and cigarettes worth £84,000 seized in Chorley and Preston

Lancashire County Council's Trading Standards officers joined forces with Lancashire Constabulary to seize more than 5,600 packs of illegal cigarettes, hand rolling tobacco, and over-sized illegal vapes in a day of action on Wednesday 24 January.

The scheme will be held in Burnley libraries

Volunteering project at libraries aims to tackle loneliness in Burnley

Libraries across Burnley will be boosted with a £88,000 grant for a new project which aims to create volunteering opportunities and tackle loneliness.

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Myth-busting campaign aims to highlight who can be a foster carer

There’s no such thing as a ‘typical’ foster carer, according to a new campaign launched by Lancashire County Council.

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Crowdfund Lancashire: Launch your project now ahead of February deadline

Individuals who want to make a positive impact to their communities are being encouraged to bring their ideas to life through Crowdfund Lancashire.

Ruth Salisbury Gawthorpe Hall

Behind the scenes with Lancashire’s heritage – the gift that keeps on giving

Volunteers at some of Lancashire’s most historic buildings have opened up about their experiences with sharing their knowledge of the county’s heritage.

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Rawtenstall Library to temporarily close in January

Library lovers in Rawtenstall are being notified that their local library will temporarily close in January.

2024 adoption campaign

New Year, new family? Adoption could help your family grow in 2024

Have you considered starting 2024 by growing your family through adoption?

Margaret at The Laurels was thrilled to receive a card

Unique Christmas cards bring joy to hundreds of care home residents

Handmade Christmas cards have been bringing joy to hundreds of care home residents across Lancashire as the sixth annual Cards for Kindness initiative picks up pace.

Some of the posters on display in Jeffreys' printing room

Colne counterfeiter who made £1.8m selling posters is jailed for three and a half years

A fraudster who illegally made more than £1.8million by creating counterfeit posters has been jailed for more than three and a half years.