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New car park opens at Burnley Manchester Road railway station

It is now easier than ever to take the train from Burnley Manchester Road after a new car park opened at the station this week (Monday 13 March 2023).

Lancashire County Councillor Nikki Hennessy, Mayor of West Lancashire Cllr Marilyn Westley and Lancashire County Councillor Scott Smith, lead member for highways and active travel, (l-r), at Ormskirk's new bus station

Ormskirk's new bus station opened today

Ormskirk's modern new bus station opened today (Monday 13 March).

County Councillor Peter Buckley-4

Pensioner Benefits Uptake campaign begins rollout across Lancashire

Lancashire County Council is helping thousands of pensioners who could be missing out on welfare benefits worth millions of pounds a year.

Foster carers Kerry and Lisa

LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week is underway

Foster carers and adopters from Lancashire's LGBTQ+ community are backing a national campaign which encourages more people to consider fostering and adoption.


M55 to Heyhouses Link Road is on track to open this year

Lancashire county councillors, Fylde borough councillors, the MP for Fylde, and representatives of the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership met at the site of the M55 to Heyhouses Link Road this week for a progress update on its construction.

David Taylor

King Charles appoints his first High Sheriff of Lancashire

The King has appointed his first High Sheriff of Lancashire to be sworn in later this month.

County Hall Preston

Lancashire to get £600,000 to increase its electric vehicle charge points

Lancashire is set to benefit from £600,000 to boost its number of electric vehicle charge points.


Lancashire's gritting teams are ready for icy blast

Lancashire County Council is urging people to carefully consider their travel plans as their gritting teams gear up to deal with a late winter icy blast.

No Smoking Day

Make No Smoking Day 2023 the day you quit for good

Lancashire’s specialist stop smoking service, Quit Squad, is encouraging smokers across the county to begin their journey to a smokefree life on No Smoking Day, Wednesday 8th March

South Lancaster proposed road alignment March 2023

Share your views on transport proposals in South Lancaster

People are asked for the views on proposals for a new road scheme in South Lancaster to help to develop the plans.


Tech tweaks make it easier than ever to report highways issues

Lancashire County Council has made it easier than ever to report problems such as potholes, faulty streetlights and traffic lights, with the council's Report It website now fully integrated with the Love Clean Streets mobile app and website.


Cabinet agrees to invest over £30m in county's highways

Lancashire County Council's cabinet has agreed to invest over £30m in maintaining roads, pavements, bridges, streetlights and other vital infrastructure over the next year, while using greener methods to save hundreds of tonnes of CO2.