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Mums urged to make 'informed choices' around breastfeeding

Mums are being urged to breastfeed their babies for the first six months and supported with informed choices by a families and babies charity.

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Judges' Lodgings exhibition shortlisted for Museum Change Lives Award

An exhibition at Judges' Lodgings Museum that explores an often-overlooked period of Lancaster's Black history has been nominated for a national award.

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Young people's achievements to be celebrated during Care Leavers' Week

The achievements and experiences of young people leaving care will be celebrated this month during National Care Leavers' Week, which takes place from 25 October to 1 November.

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Lancashire to benefit from £2.4m peatlands investment

Lancashire is set to benefit from a £2.4million investment into restoring its peatlands, which are vital for reducing the county's carbon levels, as well as a haven for wildlife.

Photograph by The Fostering Network.

Prestigious award for talented cricketer spotted by Freddie Flintoff

A promising young cricketer who was talent-spotted by Freddie Flintoff has won a prestigious Fostering Excellence Award.

Councillor Michael Green shows off the promotional Lets Get Brushing stand at County Hall, Preston

Let's Get Brushing campaign aims to start as early as possible

Families with young children are being urged to begin brushing their teeth with a fluoride toothpaste, twice a day, from as early as possible as part of a new campaign.

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New campaign encourages potential adopters to maintain adoptees' sense of identity

To mark National Adoption Week, Adoption Lancashire and Blackpool is supporting You Can Adopt as they highlight the positive impact adoption has had on individuals’ lives, and the strides made to put children and their sense of identity at the heart of the adoption journey.

Lancashire will benefit from the Local Nature Recovery Strategy

How Lancashire's nature recovery is being helped by council is explored

Lancashire County Council's role in driving nature recovery across Lancashire has been discussed by councillors.

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Former councillor presented with Honorary Alderman status

Former councillor Susie Charles has been officially presented with Honorary Alderman status at a meeting of the county council.

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Explore Helmshore Mills and Queen Street Mill for free as part of British Textile Biennial 2023

Local residents and visitors to Lancashire can visit two of our heritage museums for free until Sunday 29 October 2023 as part of the British Textile Biennial 2023.

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Prestigious Honours Presentation at Lancaster Castle

On Friday 20 October, the historic and majestic setting of Lancaster Castle will host a prestigious Honours ceremony.

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Many Lancashire families still missing out on help towards childcare costs

Lancashire County Council is encouraging parents to check their eligibility for a range of schemes that offer funded early education and help with childcare costs.