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Preston's Fishergate Hill due to reopen next week following pipe burst

Fishergate Hill in Preston is due to reopen on Thursday 7 December following repairs needed as a result of a pipe burst which happened last week.

Representatives from some of the organisations to be awarded the Working with Trauma Quality Mark

National recognition for county council's Children and Family Wellbeing Service

Lancashire County Council's Children and Family Wellbeing Service has received national recognition for its work around trauma informed practices – the first Early Help service in England to receive this accreditation.

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Historic former radar station set to be sold

An iconic building with an illustrious naval past looks set to be sold on the open market with a guide price of £50K.

Test seizures during Operation Sceptre

One in five shops sold knives to underage testers

Underage test purchasers were able to buy knives at one in five shops tested during a week-long sting operation across Lancashire.

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Historic devolution deal signed with Lancashire


  • Levelling Up Minister Jacob Young has signed a deal to grant more power to communities in Lancashire
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Better bus links for Preston, Longridge and Blackburn start today

Improvements to bus links within Preston and between Preston and Blackburn via Longridge launch today, creating opportunities to travel earlier and later.

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Better bus links begin today in West Lancs

People in West Lancashire will have better options to travel by bus thanks to new links launched today.

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Better evening bus services begin in East Lancs

People in East Lancs will have better options to use the bus for work and leisure during the evening thanks to new links which launched this week.

The funding will allow for new tree planting

Tree-mendous grants of almost £300,000 will boost planting across Lancashire

Lancashire County Council's Treescapes team have secured three separate grants which will help woodlands to flourish across Lancashire, Blackburn with Darwen, and Blackpool.

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Lancashire secures £1.6m to bolster efforts to help more people quit smoking

Lancashire County Council has been successful in securing £1.6 million in new funding to bolster its efforts in combating smoking and enhancing smoking cessation services in the region.

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Lancashire County Council raises awareness in support of White Ribbon Day 2023

Lancashire County Council is again supporting the annual White Ribbon Campaign, an international campaign established by men to end all forms of male violence against women and girls.