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New 'greener' bitumen on trial to help cut CO2 in road resurfacing

Lancashire County Council is trialling a brand-new biogenic product as part of an ongoing drive to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels for road maintenance.

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Campaign highlights memorable firsts for adoptive parents

A campaign which highlights the memorable first milestones adopters could experience by adopting an older child is set to be launched this week.

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Plans to expand 'Outstanding' Skelmersdale special school set for approval

Councillors are expected to approve plans to expand and increase the number of school places at Kingsbury Primary School in Skelmersdale next week.

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Rogue trader jailed after scamming victims out of more than £63k

A fraudulent company director has been jailed for 20 months after scamming victims – despite having no building qualifications.

Haslingden HWRC will open for another two days a week

Haslingden Household Waste Recycling Centre will open seven days a week

Haslingden Household Waste Recycling Centre is set to open seven days a week from Thursday, June 1.

Cllr Alf Clempson and Kieran Curran from LCC

Lancashire councils reaffirm commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community

A new document that shows how to make Lancashire the best place to live work and thrive for Armed Forces veterans and their families has been published.


Road closure needed in Burnley centre for repairs to historic aqueduct

Drivers are being asked to plan their journeys around the closure of a busy road in the centre of Burnley which is coming up soon.

New Lancashire County Council Chairman Councillor Keith Iddon

New county council chairman with trucker background vows to promote Lancashire and seek investment

It's fair to say the new chairman of Lancashire County Council has many strings to his bow.

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Lancashire Artist of the Year 2023 judge reveals the key ingredient she wants to see

An independent organisation that provides learning opportunities to thousands of adults across the county is encouraging budding artists to enter Lancashire Artist of the Year, the new competition from Lancashire County Council.

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Top Government officials invited to Lancashire to discuss devolution deal

Top Government officials have been invited to Lancashire to talk about the prospect of securing a devolution deal for the county.

Items confiscated from the Polish Market, at 117-119 New Hall Lane

Supermarket fined more than £4,300 after underage cigarette sale

A Preston-based supermarket is counting the cost after an underage sale landed it in court.

Nicolas Orrelana and Yaseen Noorani, O-Innovations

Innovative wind turbine from Lancashire start-up ready to take the market by storm

A Lancaster start-up firm that has developed a revolutionary new bladeless wind turbine designed to generate energy in urban environments is preparing to take its product to market following support from Lancashire County Council’s Access to Finance service.