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County Hall Preston

Millions of pounds worth of funding to go to those in need in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council welcomes the allocation of millions of pounds worth of government funds to go to those most in need in the region.

Lancashire County Council

Inquest into death of Nicola Bulley opened

An inquest into the death of Nicola Bulley has been opened by HM Senior Coroner for Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen.


Participation strategy launch

Lancashire County Council puts the voices of children and young people first with Participation Strategy

Unveiled at a recent launch event, Lancashire County Council's Participation Strategy aims to strengthen the voices of children and young people across Lancashire.

Cllr Scott Smith with trader Amanda Hanson from Sweet William Florists

Traders in Burnley are 'very much' open for business

Traders in Burnley took part in a meet-and-greet with council representatives to share the message that they are 'very much open for business'.

Volunteer Maureen Roberts has been helping at the site since 2003

Nature reserve at former quarry is transformed

A nature reserve at the site of a former quarry has been transformed.

The badly repaired roof

Fraudulent roofer who conned elderly residents is jailed for second time

A fraudulent roofer has been jailed for the second time for ripping off retired victims in Lancashire.

County Hall gates

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. 

Donald and Margaret Worsnop

'Loved up' couple renew wedding vows on Valentine's Day after dementia takes precious memories

A 'loved-up' couple in their eighties have renewed their vows on Valentine's Day after dementia robbed them of their treasured memories.

Announcing the naming of Edith Rigby Way. Pictured from left to right are Aidy Riggott, Nicola Elsworth and Matthew Brown pictured on the new road

Preston Western Distributor Road to be named after Preston Heroine

The new Preston Western Distributor Road, linking parts of Preston and the Fylde to the M55 motorway, is to receive an official new name.

An image of the Syrian and Turkish flags

From Lancashire with love: emergency medical supplies to go to the earthquake crisis in Turkey and Syria

Vital medical and emergency supplies are set to make their way from Lancashire to the international relief operation after this week's devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

Clitheroe Castle Museum-2

Young and old rail enthusiasts will delight in new Lancashire railway exhibition

Families and rail enthusiasts alike can rejoice as a railway exhibition will allow them to explore the tracks that put Lancashire on the map.

Children's Mental Health Week

Lancashire County Council and NHS connect for Children’s Mental Health Week

The theme of 'Let's Connect' is being supported by Lancashire County Council to mark this year's Children's Mental Health Week.