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New lower fares for evening and weekend travel on most Lancashire bus services

Passengers can benefit from reduced fares from Monday including single ticket bus journeys for just £1 after 7pm. 


New vision for highways and transport agreed

Councillors have agreed a new strategy setting out Lancashire County Council's ambitions to deliver a modern and efficient transport network which supports our economy, environment and people's health.

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Lancashire awarded new funding for walking and cycling

Lancashire County Council will get £1.1m from Active Travel England to boost cycling and walking across the county.

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Council reaffirms its commitment to tackle climate change

The importance of nature-based solutions and working with partner organisations to tackle the impacts of climate change have been supported by members of Lancashire County Council.

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Lancashire's parking team goes electric

Lancashire County Council's parking services team is spearheading the move to a cleaner, greener, future after taking delivery of 12 new electric vehicles.

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£300k funding boost to create green jobs and increase tree cover in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council, Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool councils have jointly received an offer of £300,000 in funding from the Government’s Woodland Creation Accelerator Fund to kickstart tree planting activity, create new green jobs and boost woodland cover.   

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New environment and climate strategy for Lancashire unveiled

A new strategy that will spearhead vital environmental work to make Lancashire a greener county is set to be approved.

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Project to transform nature reserve at former quarry is due to start within weeks

A new project that aims to transform a nature reserve at the site of a former quarry is due to start within weeks.

Quarry Hill, a former landfill site in Nelson, is one of a number of public open spaces across Lancashire created in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Lancashire County Council has teamed up with community interest company Proffitts – Investing in Communities, to make it 'more welcoming and attractive.'

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Scheme to improve safety around trees to be given the go-ahead

A scheme to improve safety around trees will be rolled out across more areas if Lancashire County Council's Cabinet gives it the green light.

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Groundbreaking carbon reduction technology piloted in Lancashire

A new way of storing thousands of tonnes of CO2 in the ground beneath our feet is being piloted in Lancashire.

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Community Renewal Fund projects now starting to deliver for Lancashire

The transformation of a neglected Grade II Listed building in Bacup is now complete, thanks in part to a Government fund that aims to help areas across the UK unleash their potential.

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Forest of Bowland hosts MP peatland visit

Lancashire has secured £1.4m investment to restore peatlands, as part of the UK's efforts to tackle climate change.