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Apply for your secondary school place now as Hallowe'en deadline looms

Don't get the shock of your life this Hallowe'en and remember that applications for secondary school places in Lancashire need to be in by Tuesday 31 October.

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Mums urged to make 'informed choices' around breastfeeding

Mums are being urged to breastfeed their babies for the first six months and supported with informed choices by a families and babies charity.

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Lancashire to benefit from £2.4m peatlands investment

Lancashire is set to benefit from a £2.4million investment into restoring its peatlands, which are vital for reducing the county's carbon levels, as well as a haven for wildlife.

Photograph by The Fostering Network.

Prestigious award for talented cricketer spotted by Freddie Flintoff

A promising young cricketer who was talent-spotted by Freddie Flintoff has won a prestigious Fostering Excellence Award.

Councillor Michael Green shows off the promotional Lets Get Brushing stand at County Hall, Preston

Let's Get Brushing campaign aims to start as early as possible

Families with young children are being urged to begin brushing their teeth with a fluoride toothpaste, twice a day, from as early as possible as part of a new campaign.

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Top Lancs children's book awards launched with author visit

A chance for Lancashire pupils to pick their top reads has been launched with a visit from an award-winning author.

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Scheme to help improve children's health and wellbeing

A five year scheme to improve the health and wellbeing of youngsters in Lancashire is set to be approved later today, at the next Lancashire County Council meeting this afternoon (October 5).

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Nurseries reach Gold standard offering healthy eating choices to youngsters

A string of nurseries across Lancashire have been given awards for their work offering healthier eating choices to the children in their care.

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Statement from cabinet member for Education and Skills on RAAC in Lancashire

County Councillor Jayne Rear, Lancashire County Council's cabinet member for Education and Skills, has updated cabinet on the ongoing situation regarding Reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in Lancashire.

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Fresh proposals to improve SEND provision in Lancashire to go before cabinet

Councillors are set to approve numerous actions aimed at further bolstering special needs provision across Lancashire over the coming years.

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Statement on Lancashire schools

The following is a statement from Lancashire County Council regarding investigations into the possible presence of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in Lancashire schools.


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Refreshed strategy aims to improve outcomes for children and young people

A revised strategy that aims to improve outcomes for children who are unable to attend mainstream school or at risk of exclusion has been approved by councillors.