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Lancashire devolution

Landmark devolution deal moves a step closer

A landmark devolution deal for Lancashire has moved a step closer after the Government’s Levelling Up Minister Dehenna Davison signalled her in principle support.

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Tributes paid to Chairman and County Councillor Keith Iddon

We are deeply saddened to learn that our Chairman, County Councillor Keith Iddon, has sadly died at home yesterday.

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Decision to reposition Marketing Lancashire agreed by councillors

A strategic decision to reposition Marketing Lancashire so it is more closely aligned to the shared vision set out in the Lancashire 2050 framework has been approved by councillors.

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Council refers itself to Information Commissioner's Office

Lancashire County Council has referred itself to the Information Commissioner's Office following a data breach involving its new HR and finance system. 

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Council sets first £1billion budget

Leaders at Lancashire County Council are looking to build on a year of positive progress as the authority set its' first ever £1billion budget.

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Lancashire business owners urged to talk to ‘brilliant’ Boost as part of support drive

The leader of Lancashire County Council has issued a call to action to Lancashire businesses to tap into the funded business support services delivered by its Growth Hub, Boost.

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County awarded £50m Levelling Up Fund for ambitious East Lancashire schemes

Lancashire County Council has been awarded £50 million from the government's Levelling Up Fund following the submission of an ambitious bid last year.

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Financial outlook remains optimistic despite challenging times ahead

The financial outlook at Lancashire County Council remains optimistic despite huge challenges facing local government across the country.

Header - County Councillor Peter Britcliffe, Chairman of the county council and Robin Utrack who designed the Platinum Jubilee Hall plaque

Platinum Jubilee plaque unveiled

Part of County Hall, Preston has been renamed to commemorate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

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Council issues financial update

Councillors have today heard that a forecasted budget overspend has been reduced by almost £10million since September when members of Lancashire County Council's cabinet were told the authority was facing a £17.7m overspend by the end of the financial year

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Cabinet endorses Lancashire 2050 framework

A strategic framework which will guide how Lancashire's councils will work more closely together has been endorsed by county council cabinet members

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Lancashire is working together to take more control of our shared destiny

Lancashire's political leaders will come together today to launch their shared ambition for the future of the county.