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Header - CC Shaun Turner at Chisnall Hall Chorley

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.

From left, Cllr Shaun Turner Cllr Aidy Riggott

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.

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Council vows to support Lancashire schools' push for Electric Vehicle charger points

Lancashire County Council has agreed a series of actions to support schools in their efforts to help achieve the national target of 300,000 public Electric Vehicle charger units by 2030.

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Council asks government for clarity on fracking consent

Lancashire County Council is calling on the government to make clear how local people will give their consent on any proposed fracking sites in their areas - and to commit to have any decision making on fracking to be taken by local councils.

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Lancashire's highways team praised for low carbon commitment

Lancashire County Council has been recognised nationally for its commitment to sustainable working practices and carbon reduction in maintaining the county's highways.

County Hall Preston

Bank Holiday arrangements - Monday 19 September

Most Lancashire County Council services will be closed on Monday 19 September, which has been announced as a Bank Holiday to mark the state funeral for Her Majesty The Queen.

County Councillor's Gooch and Turner at the site of the new Bowgreave Rise Care Home, which is under construction - August 2022

Ground-breaking Garstang care home taking shape

Construction of a ground-breaking new £7m care home in Garstang is now well underway.

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Award for Skelmersdale cycleway scheme

A ground-breaking cycleway linking the shopping centre at Skelmersdale to residential areas and West Lancs College has won a regional award.

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County council launches new £1million affordable warmth scheme to help residents in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council is launching a new £1m scheme to help residents across Lancashire to live in warmer homes, as part of its efforts to support residents impacted by the cost of living crisis.

CC Shaun Turner, Colin Curtis, Jonathan Nelson

Lancaster organisation builds world’s largest database of businesses supporting UN Sustainable Development Goals

An innovative Lancaster social enterprise is helping companies across the globe to improve their sustainability after investing in technology and research with the support of a Rosebud loan.

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County Council ready to protect key services as residents urged to prepare for extreme heat

Lancashire County Council is ready to protect key services from the extreme heat expected over the coming days and is urging residents to take some simple steps to stay safe.