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New Ormskirk bus station set for October opening after nesting birds discovered

Good progress is being made with the major improvements underway to upgrade the look and feel of Ormskirk town centre, and improve travel in the area, but nesting birds have caused some delays.

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New technology to enhance support for children and families in Lancashire

A new Family Hub Information Sharing Service is being established at Lancashire County Council to help services and partners share information and deliver cohesive support to children, young people and families.

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Leaders unite to back bold multi-million pound plans to level up Lancashire

Lancashire’s 15 council leaders have come together in a show of unity to support all of the bold bids submitted to the government’s Levelling Up Fund.

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Lancashire submits £50m bid to the Government's Levelling Up Fund

Lancashire's £50 million bid to the Government's Levelling Up Fund has been submitted today.

Eden Project North aerial view artist's impression August 2022

Eden Project North Levelling Up Fund bid for £50m submitted to Government

A bid for £50m of public investment in Eden Project North in Morecambe has been submitted to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund by Lancaster City Council.

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Padiham Library ‘walking tall’

Staff at Padiham Library have won an award for offering a program of walks that encourages local people to get out and about.

Women in Business - Boost

Boost launches dedicated women in enterprise hub in response to female business leaders’ report

A dedicated new online hub has been launched to coincide with the release of a detailed report about the challenges faced by women in business and leadership in Lancashire.

County Hall Preston

Lancashire residents who use Telecare thanked for their views on proposed new charges

A consultation into proposed charges for Lancashire County Council's Telecare service is to be brought to an early close.

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Link between quayside and Lancaster city centre to become low traffic route

Long Marsh Lane in Lancaster is due to be closed to through-traffic from Thursday 4 August, making it a safer route for pedestrians and cyclists.

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Lancashire parents encouraged to check eligibility for funded education and childcare places for two-year-olds

Lancashire County Council is encouraging parents to check their eligibility for a range of funded early education and childcare for two-year-old children.

Andrea Challis

Appointment of a new Deputy Lieutenant

Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire, The Lord Shuttleworth KG KCVO, is delighted to announce his appointment of Mrs Andrea Challis as a Deputy Lieutenant of the County.

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Call for more Lancashire foster carers

More foster carers who can foster brothers and sisters are urgently needed.