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Lubaina Himid by photographer Magda Stawarska

Turner Prize winning artist to open exciting new exhibition

Turner Prize winning artist Lubaina Himid will open a major new exhibition at Judges' Lodgings this month which will address an often-overlooked period of Lancaster's Black history.

World Social Work Week-6

Lancashire social care professionals celebrate Social Work Week this March

Social care professionals supporting adults and children across Lancashire are celebrating Social Work Week from 20-24 March 2023.

A tree being scanned (left) and the scan of the interior

Specialist equipment uses soundwaves to 'see inside trees' to check if they are healthy

Specialist equipment that can 'see inside' trees to determine if they are healthy has been praised by Lancashire County Council.

Children at the Summer HAF club at Burnley Tennis Club

Book your place on the Easter holiday activities and food (HAF) programme

Families eligible for free school meals are being encouraged to book a place for their child on one of the many Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) clubs running across Lancashire this Easter.

CEO's visit St Bart's

Civil Enforcement Officers enlist the help of children at Lancashire school

A car parked 'illegally' outside St Bartholomew's Primary School in Great Harwood has racked up hundreds of pounds worth of 'fines' following a special enforcement operation.

Young people in Lancashire taking part in Make Your Mark

Lancashire young people have their say in North West's biggest youth consultation

More than 14,000 young people in Lancashire have voted on the issues that most affect them.

An image of County Hall in Preston city centre

More than £260k awarded to community groups in Lancashire to tackle food insecurity

Lancashire County Council has awarded more than £260,000 to community groups that provide emergency food provision thanks to a new grant scheme launched this winter.

Cllr Scott Smith

New rating highlights progress on walking and cycling

Lancashire County Council has made a strong start in making it easier for more people to choose cycling and walking for regular journeys according to a new rating system.

Pictured, from left to right, at the new care home at Bowgreave Rise in Garstang are Chris Bagshaw, Head of Older People's Care Services, James Eager, Construction Director of Eric Wright Construction, Darren Clayton, Eric Wright Partnerships Project Coordinator, Louise Taylor, Lancashire County Council's Executive Director of Adult Services and Health and Wellbeing, Cllr Graham Gooch, Lancashire County Council's Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Elaina Quesada, Lancashire County Council's Deputy Executive Director of Adult Services, Cllr John Ibison, of Wyre Borough Council, Cllr Lady Dulcie Atkins, of Wyre Borough Council, Cllr Sir Robert Atkins, of Wyre Borough Council and Paul Lee, Lancashire County Council's Director of Adult Care and Provider Services and Cllr Shaun Turner, Lancashire County Council's Cabinet Member for Environment and Climate Change.

Brand new, modern care home to open in Garstang

A 'beautiful and sustainable' care home is set to open in time for spring in Garstang.

Last year's winners Rossendale Male Voice Choir recording session and professionally led singing workshop in the splendid surroundings of Lancaster Priory!

Competition launches to find Lancashire's best singing voices

The second annual search to find Lancashire's top choral singing talent is set to launch today (Thursday 16 March).


Check if your NoWcard travel pass expires this month

People who have a NoWcard transport smart card are being asked to check whether it needs to be renewed by the end of March 2023.

George Austin

Judge slates roofer who "ripped off vulnerable pensioner" by more than £24,000

A Lancaster roofer is starting a 10-month prison sentence after charging a Garstang pensioner £25,000 for £300 worth of work.