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Financial outlook looks brighter but council must 'tread forward carefully'

Ongoing efforts by Lancashire County Council to balance the books are paying off as the authority has reduced its forecast funding gap from the last reported position.

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Work to balance the books paying off as council reports improved financial position

Ongoing work to drive down a projected overspend across Lancashire County Council is starting to pay off, though much work remains to deliver a balanced budget by the end of the financial year.

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£19m Household Support Fund now distributed in full across Lancashire

A vital support fund designed to help vulnerable families cover the cost of essentials has now been distributed in full across Lancashire, totalling more than £19m this year alone.

County Hall Preston

Councillors discuss ongoing work to deliver balanced budget amid challenging times

Councillors have been reassured that plans are in place to drive down a projected overspend and balance the books for 2023/24, as local authorities across the country face significant financial difficulty.

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Strong financial management sees council in a better financial position than forecast

Strong financial management across Lancashire County Council has seen the authority report a very small overspend for the last financial 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.

Header - Mark Wynn

Councillors to be asked to approve appointment of new Executive Director of Resources

Lancashire County Council will be asked to appoint Mark Wynn to the role of Executive Director of Resources at a meeting of the full council next week.

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Lancaster Railway Station toilet funding approved

People with disabilities travelling to and from Lancaster Railway Station will soon benefit from a dedicated toilet and changing facility after funding was agreed.

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New High Sheriff of Lancashire is sworn in

The new High Sheriff of Lancashire has been sworn in at a special ceremony at County Hall, Preston today (Friday 8 April).

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Fleetwood cold caller warning

Residents in the Fleetwood area are being warned to beware of doorstep sellers using aggressive tactics following several complaints.