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devolution consultation now open

One week left to give views on devolution proposal

Residents and businesses have just one week left to take part in a consultation which will shape the future of Lancashire.

The scheme will be held in Burnley libraries

Volunteering project at libraries aims to tackle loneliness in Burnley

Libraries across Burnley will be boosted with a £88,000 grant for a new project which aims to create volunteering opportunities and tackle loneliness.

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Financial outlook looks brighter but council must 'tread forward carefully'

Ongoing efforts by Lancashire County Council to balance the books are paying off as the authority has reduced its forecast funding gap from the last reported position.

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Myth-busting campaign aims to highlight who can be a foster carer

There’s no such thing as a ‘typical’ foster carer, according to a new campaign launched by Lancashire County Council.

Alice and Joseph at the On Track exhibition

'Final call' to see museum exhibition as railway theme delights visitors

A museum is building on an award nomination by delighting visitors with a railway-themed month fit for all ages.

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Households will have weekly food waste collections from early 2026

Residents across Lancashire will be given weekly food waste collections from early 2026, as part of national recycling reforms.

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Virgin Media O2 gigabit broadband now available to 12,000 homes in Heysham and Lancaster for first time

More than 12,000 homes and businesses in Heysham and Lancaster can now access Virgin Media’s gigabit broadband services for the first time.


Ice warning as gritting efforts continue

People are being warned to be careful due to very icy conditions forecast first thing on Wednesday morning as the freezing weather continues.

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‘Outstanding’ Fylde home care provider launches recruitment drive

A Fylde-based care business which has received support from Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub, has launched a significant drive for new staff.

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Crowdfund Lancashire: Launch your project now ahead of February deadline

Individuals who want to make a positive impact to their communities are being encouraged to bring their ideas to life through Crowdfund Lancashire.

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Lancashire's gritting teams are ready to tackle ice and snow

Lancashire County Council's gritting teams are gearing-up to keep the main roads moving as the county prepares for an icy spell over the coming days.

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Morecambe's West End to see safer, greener and healthier streets

The Sandylands and West End area of Morecambe has been selected for a new scheme to create an area with safer, greener and healthier streets.