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County Hall lights up in solidarity with Ukraine

Lancashire rallies round to support households taking part in Homes for Ukraine scheme

Ukrainian nationals are starting to settle into life in Lancashire following a massive collective effort from the county.

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Vaccination bus delivers 1,000th dose to boost Lancashire's protection against Covid-19

Residents have been thanked for coming forward after Lancashire County Council's mobile Covid-19 vaccination service delivered its one thousand dose, strengthening the wall of defence around the county.

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Sniffer dogs discover scam tobacco in Preston and Chorley

Dozens of packs of suspected illegal tobacco have been rooted out by sniffer dogs as part of the latest trading standards crackdown.

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Play your part in a new plan to drive forward walking and cycling in Lancashire

People are being urged to have their say about an ambitious new plan to get far more people walking and cycling for everyday journeys.

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Preston shop fined for underage e-cigarette sales

The owner of a shop in Preston has been fined after the premises failed two underage test purchases carried out by Lancashire County Council's trading standards team.

Lancashire Health and Wellbeing Board sign Healthy Weight Declaration

Health issues discussed at the heart of Rossendale's community

Action to ensure Lancashire residents have healthier hearts has been agreed at a community meeting in Rossendale.

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LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week is launched

Foster carers and adopters from Lancashire's LGBT+ community are backing a national campaign encouraging more people to consider fostering and adoption, which has launched this week.

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Lancashire Climate Summit galvanises green plans

A crucial event where leaders will consider Lancashire's next steps towards a greener future is taking place on Thursday 10 March.

County Councillor Michael Green

New debit card system for NHS Healthy Start Scheme

Parents and carers who receive NHS Healthy Start vouchers are being urged to act now to avoid any gap in support as the scheme moves to using a pre-paid card.

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Vaping crackdown reveals under-age sales concerns

A crackdown on under-age sales of e-cigarettes has revealed that a third of Lancashire shops visited by trading standards are illegally selling vaping products to children.

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Lancashire Resilience Forum responds to government's 'living with Covid' strategy

Leading figures from the Lancashire Resilience Forum (LRF) have urged the public to proceed with caution as they prepare to live without any legal Covid restrictions for the first time in two years.

Dr Sakthi Karunanithi, Director of Public Health, Lancashire County Council

Public Health annual report revealed

The health and wellbeing of Lancashire's residents have been revealed in a new report.