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Cabinet agrees extra £5.1m funding for road improvements

Lancashire County Council is investing an extra £5.1m in Lancashire's roads, bringing its maintenance budget for this year to around £35m.

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Councillors take action to boost primary and secondary school places in Preston

Many schemes aimed at addressing the projected shortfall of primary and secondary school places in the Preston area have been approved by councillors.

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East Lancs passengers urged to check bus changes

Bus users in East Lancashire will see some changes to timetables and enhanced services from April.

Your vote matters - don't lose it

Lancashire Libraries are supporting voters to be election ready

With less than three weeks to go until the voter registration deadline for local district and borough council elections on 4 May, anyone wanting to vote must make sure they are election ready. 

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New High Sheriff of Lancashire is sworn in

King Charles appointed his first High Sheriff of Lancashire, as David Taylor CBE DL, was sworn in last Friday (31 March).


£2 flat fare bus scheme has been extended until June

Lancashire County Council is urging people to take advantage of good value bus travel following news that a scheme offering £2 fares has been extended.

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Families across Lancashire to discover nature in museums

Lancashire will be part of a new project uniting hundreds of museums with schools and families to discover nature.

West Lancashire Community High School

West Lancashire Community High School expansion approved by councillors

Action has been taken to create additional special school places at West Lancashire Community High School in Skelmersdale.


Families reminded to maintain good hand hygiene when visiting farms this Easter

Lancashire's Director of Public Health is reminding families to maintain good hand hygiene when enjoying the great outdoors and visiting farms this Easter.

Lancashire County Council supports National Supported Internship Day

Lancashire County Council marks National Supported Internship Day

Lancashire County Council has highlighted its success in helping young people with autism, physical or learning disabilities into employment to mark National Supported Internship Day (Monday 27 March).

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Have your say on Cottam Primary School expansion

A six-week consultation on a proposed expansion at Cottam Primary School has launched today, 27 March, 2023.

Hope Streets East Lancashire Producers

Museum additions will see digital tour and room redesign

The legacy of Lancashire's 'Hope Streets' youth programme has manifested in two new learning experiences which will enhance the experience of visitors to some of Lancashire's museums.