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Councillor Peter Buckley with service manager Liam Hartley and area service lead Isabel Mactague-2

Men urged to access domestic abuse support

A man being supported at the first male refuge in Lancashire has spoken out to encourage others to come forward to access support.

Burnley Library

Warm spaces funding to be agreed to protect the most vulnerable this winter

Councillors are set to agree a revitalised package of measures to support residents this winter, which will see a return of warm hubs across Lancashire.

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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.

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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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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‘One stop shop’ Family Hubs open across Lancashire to support children, young people and families.

The Lancashire Family Hubs Network, which aims to give children, young people and families information, advice and support, is launching in Lancashire this week.   

Staff and youngsters celebrate at Nature Trail Nursery

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.

Lancashire County Council

World Suicide Prevention Day 2023 aims to 'create hope through action'

World Suicide Prevention Day 2023 takes place this weekend (Sunday 10 September), which sees people across the world taking the opportunity to raise awareness and consider the impact of suicide in our communities.

Helmshore Viaduct Muddy Path

Major improvements due for Helmshore Viaduct path as part of cycleway scheme

Helmshore Viaduct is due to be temporarily closed for major work to make the path across it better for walking and cycling all year round.


Lancashire tops table for training pupils to ride their bikes

Lancashire has topped a new cycling league table, with more primary school children in the county being trained to use their bikes last year than anywhere else in the North-West.

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£1m Affordable Warmth Lancashire fund launches ahead of winter

A £1m scheme aimed at protecting vulnerable residents by heating their homes more efficiently this winter has been launched in Lancashire.

More than 20,000 cigarettes were seized in raids in Preston on July 19, 2023

Trading Standards take part in crackdown on illegal cigarettes

More than 20,000 counterfeit cigarettes have been seized in Preston as part of a multi-agency crackdown on anti-social behaviour.