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Two Zero scaleup service delivers strong growth for female leaders in Lancashire

A unique service designed to help female entrepreneurs with the specific challenges women face in preparing for rapid business growth has driven strong turnover growth among participating firms, while prompting many to target new markets and launch new products.

Artist Lela Harris by DarrenAndrews0322

Facing the Past: Preston school children visit Judges' Lodgings Museum to mark Black History Month

School children from a Preston school were given a special tour from the artist behind a poignant exhibition at Judges' Lodgings Museum as part of Black History Month.

CC Aidy Riggott, County Hall

Lancashire ready to make case for Network North funding

Lancashire County Council is ready to make a strong case for the county to receive its share of the £36bn of funding earmarked for Network North – a range of transport improvements to boost economic growth and productivity announced as part of the changes to the HS2 high speed rail project.

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Voting for 'People's Choice Award' opens for Lancashire Choir of the Year 2023

People now have the chance to vote for their favourite choir as part of this year's Lancashire Choir of the Year.

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Take care on the roads after flooding

Lancashire County Council is asking people to leave extra time for their journeys as work continues to deal with flooding incidents following this morning's heavy rain.

A pupil with a Fantastic Book Awards selfie frame

Top Lancs children's book awards launched with author visit

A chance for Lancashire pupils to pick their top reads has been launched with a visit from an award-winning author.

County Hall Preston

Councillors discuss ongoing work to deliver balanced budget amid challenging times

Councillors have been reassured that plans are in place to drive down a projected overspend and balance the books for 2023/24, as local authorities across the country face significant financial difficulty.

County Hall gates

Scheme to help improve children's health and wellbeing

A five year scheme to improve the health and wellbeing of youngsters in Lancashire is set to be approved later today, at the next Lancashire County Council meeting this afternoon (October 5).

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Appointment of a new Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire

His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire, Mrs Amanda Parker JP, is delighted to announce her first appointment of Ms Miranda Carruthers-Watt as a Deputy Lieutenant of the County.


Lancashire bids to keep top spot for child cycle training

Councillors are to consider plans to ensure Lancashire's primary school children get the chance to become safe and competent cyclists.

An image of County Hall in Preston city centre

Blueprint for technology enabled care approved

A ground-breaking blueprint for using technology and AI to support people in Lancashire has been approved this week. 


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New enforcement cameras to improve safety at key Ormskirk junctions

Work is due to start soon on a project to improve safety at two junctions in Ormskirk by installing cameras to deter people from speeding and driving through on red lights.