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Phil Green outside County Hall

Lancashire County Council names new Executive Director of Growth, Environment and Transport

Lancashire County Council has named Phil Green as its new Executive Director of Growth, Environment and Transport following an external recruitment exercise.


Cabinet agrees £5m local 'Levelling Up' fund to boost growth

Lancashire County Council has unveiled a £5m fund to drive forward a new wave of economic growth by accelerating delivery of a multi-billion-pound pipeline of projects.

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Lancashire County Council-backed programme to help fast-growing businesses plan for the future

A targeted Lancashire County Council-backed business support programme has begun in the county, which will help the owners of eight fast-growing Lancashire businesses to prepare their companies for investment or sale.

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Have your say on Lancashire's Levelling Up fund bid

People can now have their say on how Lancashire County Council will shape a £50 million levelling up bid which aims to bring investment to the east of the county.

A concept plan for the Lancashire Central site at Cuerden - announced April 2022. 

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Plans announced for key employment site in Central Lancashire

Development proposals have been announced for a major site in Central Lancashire, with a focus on high-quality employment uses and the potential to create around 2,000 jobs.

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Accessibility improvements at Burnley Manchester Road railway station on track

Plans to deliver much-needed accessibility improvements at Burnley Manchester Road railway station are expected to be taken forward by Lancashire County Council's cabinet.

Lancashire County Councillor Aidy Riggott, cabinet member for economic development and growth joined Rossendale Borough Council representatives and members of the business community for the official opening of Rawtenstall Town Square for the

Rawtenstall Town Square blooms

Improvements to Rawtenstall Town Square have this week been completed and open to the public once again.

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New vision set out for Preston's Railway Station Quarter

An ambitious draft framework has been announced which will guide the regeneration and redevelopment of the area around the railway station in Preston city centre.

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Site visit to check on the progress of Preston city centre improvements

The main partners of a £14.7m scheme to regenerate Preston city centre in line with other modern cities visited the site this week to see how work is progressing.

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Community Renewal projects on track to making a more productive and sustainable Lancashire

Work is well underway on nine projects that will each play their part in helping to 'level up' Lancashire, support recovery from Covid and kickstart progress towards a net zero carbon economy.

Lancashire Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing (AEM) Watchtower project takes off with official launch

Lancashire Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing (AEM) Watchtower project takes off with official launch

Leading figures from the North West aerospace and advanced engineering industry have met to mark the launch of a £1million initiative to support the sector in Lancashire.

County Councillor Aidy Riggott outside Preston Railway Station

Bid for Great British Railways headquarters to be in Preston

A bid has been announced to bring the new headquarters of Great British Railways to Preston, which would bring wider benefits to Lancashire.