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New vision for highways and transport agreed

Councillors have agreed a new strategy setting out Lancashire County Council's ambitions to deliver a modern and efficient transport network which supports our economy, environment and people's health.

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Work starting soon at busy Preston junction

People are being warned to expect delays during work due to start shortly at a busy junction in Preston.

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Crowdfund Lancashire: Launch your project now as first round deadline nears

Community organisations have until 1 February to be in with a chance of being awarded £20,000 to help bring their culture and sport ideas to life.

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Lancashire parents encouraged to check eligibility for help with childcare costs

Working parents in Lancashire who are eligible for Universal Credit can claim back up to 85% of their childcare costs.

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New express bus improves links between Skelmersdale and Liverpool

A new bus service launched this week makes it quicker and easier to travel between Skelmersdale and Liverpool using public transport.

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Lancashire business owners urged to talk to ‘brilliant’ Boost as part of support drive

The leader of Lancashire County Council has issued a call to action to Lancashire businesses to tap into the funded business support services delivered by its Growth Hub, Boost.

Children's author and illustrator Rob Biddulph at the launch of the Brilliant Book Award 2023

Children to vote on their favourites for Brilliant Book Award 2023

Thousands of children from Lancashire primary schools are set to vote for their favourite book thanks to Lancashire County Council's School Library Service.


Councillors have approved appointment of new Director of Law and Governance

Lancashire County Council has appointed Heloise MacAndrew to the role of Director of Law & Governance.

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Hidden cigarettes and tobacco worth £18,000 are seized

Trading Standards officers from Lancashire County Council seized a large haul of illicit cigarettes and tobacco from a shop in Preston on Tuesday 17 January.

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County awarded £50m Levelling Up Fund for ambitious East Lancashire schemes

Lancashire County Council has been awarded £50 million from the government's Levelling Up Fund following the submission of an ambitious bid last year.

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Eden Project Morecambe awarded £50m from Government’s Levelling Up Fund

The Eden Project has been awarded £50m in the second round of the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund to build the new Eden Project Morecambe in Lancashire.

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Plans being discussed to make new estates greener

Building roads for new housing estates could have a lower impact on the environment in future thanks to a new approach being considered by Lancashire County Council.