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Specialist equipment uses soundwaves to 'see inside trees' to check if they are healthy

Specialist equipment that can 'see inside' trees to determine if they are healthy has been praised by Lancashire County Council.

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Lancashire to get £600,000 to increase its electric vehicle charge points

Lancashire is set to benefit from £600,000 to boost its number of electric vehicle charge points.

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Lancashire Walks to School Day will mark coronation

Pupils and teachers will be invited to take part in a new Lancashire Walks to School Day in May to promote the benefits of walking over getting dropped off in the car, and celebrate the coronation of King Charles.

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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. 

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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.