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Hidden cigarettes and tobacco worth £18,000 are seized

Trading Standards officers from Lancashire County Council seized a large haul of illicit cigarettes and tobacco from a shop in Preston on Tuesday 17 January.

Some of the products raided by the Trading Standards team

Burnley shopkeeper who stood to make £12,000 selling illegal cigarettes is fined

A Burnley shopkeeper who stood to make more than £12,000 selling illegal cigarettes has been fined £2,360 after a raid by Trading Standards officers. 

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Executive Director of Education and Children’s Services awarded CBE in New Year Honours list

Lancashire County Council's Executive Director of Education and Children’s Services Jacqui Old has been awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours list.

Burnley newsagents combined images of items seized and hidden

Enforcement officers swoop on newsagents illegally selling cigarettes in Burnley

Enforcement officials swooped on a newsagents in Burnley who were trading in counterfeit cigarettes – and they have now been hit with fines of more than £8,000.

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Lancashire warm spaces offer continues to grow thanks to incredible community effort

The number of warm spaces where people can visit in Lancashire is rapidly growing, as communities across the county step up to support and protect residents this winter.

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Toilet access improvements for people with bladder and bowel conditions

A national scheme to improve access to toilets for people living with bowel and bladder conditions is being supported by Lancashire County Council.

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County Council-backed schemes delivering vital cost of living support in Lancashire

Residents are being urged to tap into a number of Lancashire schemes that have been bolstered by new funding to support the most vulnerable people this winter. 

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Lancashire residents urged to top up Covid-19 protection ahead of Christmas

The Lancashire Resilience Forum is urging residents to top up their protection against Covid-19 as they prepare to celebrate Christmas with friends and family.

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Parents warned of 'dangerous' infant self-feeding pillows in urgent safety announcement

Parents in Lancashire are being warned not to use dangerous baby feeding pillows being sold online - as there is a 'high risk' of infants choking, overheating or developing pneumonia.


Stay warm and safe on the roads this winter

Lancashire County Council is asking people to make sure they're ready for winter, and to keep a check on vulnerable members of their community, as the first cold snap of the season arrives.

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Lancashire County Council supports World AIDS Day

Lancashire County Council is supporting World AIDS Day, which takes place on Thursday 1 December.

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County Council launches new funding initiative to bring culture and sports projects to life in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council has launched an exciting new funding initiative to enable community-led ideas that will help Lancashire become more vibrant, connected and forward-thinking.