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Pictured from left to right at the official opening of the new Bowgreave Rise Care Home in Garstang are Chris Bagshaw, Lancashire County Council's head of Older People's Care Services, County Councillor Graham Gooch, cabinet member for Adult Social Care, County Councillor Shaun Turner, cabinet member for Environment and Climate Change, Jill Maun, registered care manager, and Paul Lee, director of Adult Care and Provider Services.

New eco-friendly care home officially opens in Garstang

A new eco-friendly care home has officially opened its doors in Garstang.

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Finalists announced for Lancashire Choir of the Year 2023

Six talented choirs have reached the prestigious finals of Lancashire Choir of the Year 2023.

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Lancashire County Council's highways teams prepare for Storm Agnes

Lancashire County Council’s highways teams are preparing in the run up to Storm Agnes tomorrow (Wednesday, September 27).

Paul (left), Dan and Jackie are all foster carers for Lancashire County Council

Firefighter and paramedics share how their skills make them a perfect fit for fostering

Your skills could make you the perfect foster carer. That’s the message behind the powerful new fostering film, ‘Any of Us’ which will be launched on Tuesday, 26 September.

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‘One stop shop’ Family Hubs open across Lancashire to support children, young people and families.

The Lancashire Family Hubs Network, which aims to give children, young people and families information, advice and support, is launching in Lancashire this week.   

Sarah, Betsy and Phoebe are looking for forever homes. Image posed by models and names changed to protect their identities.

Could you offer a forever loving home to three incredible sisters under the age of five?

A new campaign has been launched by Adoption Lancashire and Blackpool to recruit more adopters willing to give brothers and sisters a loving home by adopting them.

One of the sibling groups they are hoping to find a permanent loving home for are sisters Sarah, Betsy and Phoebe, who are all aged under five. Adoption Lancashire & Blackpool are currently looking for a family who can adopt them together.

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New county council chairman pays tribute to predecessor as he is sworn into new role

Alan Cullens BEM has recently been elected as the Chairman of Lancashire County Council following the untimely death of the incumbent Chairman, County Councillor Keith Iddon, who passed away very unexpectedly on 29 June 2023.

Could you adopt brothers and sisters?

Appeal for adopters to provide loving homes for brothers and sisters

A new campaign has been launched (Monday 18 September) to recruit adopters willing to give brothers and sisters a loving home by adopting them.


Consultation begins on safer parking proposals for Warton village

Lancashire County Council is proposing new parking restrictions for Warton village in Lancaster district to improve road safety and traffic flow.

Staff and youngsters celebrate at Nature Trail Nursery

Nurseries reach Gold standard offering healthy eating choices to youngsters

A string of nurseries across Lancashire have been given awards for their work offering healthier eating choices to the children in their care.

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Darwen business celebrates expansion following Access to Finance support

A vehicle storage facility based in Darwen has recruited two additional members of staff after installing new infrastructure at its site using funds secured with the help of Lancashire County Council's finance service, Access to Finance, and now hopes to continue its expansion.

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Play your part in new plans to increase walking and cycling in Lancashire

People are once again being invited to have their say on what they think could be improved in their area to help encourage more people to walk and cycle.