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Rural businesses give thumbs-up to support programme

Leaders of more than 130 rural businesses have reported that a range of support from Lancashire County Council helped them prosper during a challenging period.

items seized from the stall

Fleetwood faker fined £2,500 for car boot sale clothing and accessories

A Fleetwood woman caught selling counterfeit clothing and accessories at a local car boot sale has been sentenced following action by Lancashire's Trading Standards Service.

Michele Lawty-Jones – Lancashire Skills & Employment Hub

Lancashire businesses celebrated for commitment to the Lancashire Skills Pledge

Businesses from across the whole county convened in Preston to celebrate their contributions towards investing in the skills of people living and working in Lancashire.

Talkzone 30th anniversary

Talkzone service celebrates 30 years of helping young people in Lancashire

Talkzone, an anonymous talking service for children and young people across Lancashire, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this week.

Preston Bus Station wide shot

Councillors agree to back zero-emissions bus bid

Lancashire County Council is driving forward a bid on behalf of a number of bus operators to bring zero-emissions buses to the county.

Farington Waste Recovery Park

Plans progress to reduce reliance on landfilling waste

County Councillors have agreed to extend a contract for managing residual household waste to give four councils in East Lancashire more time to adapt to new arrangements for processing it.

Cllr Aidy Riggott with the plans for Lancashire Central

Approval given for major employment site in Central Lancashire

Lancashire County Council and its development partner Maple Grove Developments have secured planning permission for the Lancashire Central site at Cuerden, which aims to create thousands of new jobs. 

Don't Bin Batteries

Batteries igniting after being binned caused 27 fires across Lancashire's waste facilities

Shock new figures have revealed that there have been 27 fires since the start of 2023 at Lancashire's waste facilities, caused by batteries that were not recycled properly.

County Hall gates

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.

M55 to Heyhouses Link Nov2023

M55 to Heyhouses Link Road taking shape ready for Spring opening

Local leaders have visited the site of the M55 to Heyhouses Link Road to see how construction is progressing.

Lancashire Safeguarding Adults Board

Safeguarding report on vital measures to help vulnerable people set to be discussed

A crucial safeguarding report on vital measures to help vulnerable people in Lancashire is set to be considered by Lancashire County Council.

Photo by Robin Zahler, courtesy of Light Up Lancaster 2

Arts Lancashire unveils Lancashire County of Song 2024

Arts Lancashire supported by Lancashire County Council and in association with Horse + Bamboo and Encounter Voices proudly announces the launch of Lancashire County of Song 2024 (CoS24), a groundbreaking initiative celebrating the vibrancy and diversity of Lancashire's singing traditions.