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Melling Performance Springs

Specialist spring manufacturer looks to double in size with support of County Council scaleup programme

A Lancashire company which manufactures high-performance compression springs for motorsport, space and defence markets has set its sights on doubling in size in the next three years.

Cllr Scott Smith

Lancashire awarded new funding for walking and cycling

Lancashire County Council will get £1.1m from Active Travel England to boost cycling and walking across the county.

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Financial outlook remains optimistic despite challenging times ahead

The financial outlook at Lancashire County Council remains optimistic despite huge challenges facing local government across the country.

baylight 23 image

Baylight’23 is the name for Morecambe’s Light Art Trail

Published on behalf of Morecambe Sparkle CIC

Morecambe Sparkle CIC is pleased to announce that the plans for a new light festival in Morecambe have been given the green light following the feasibility study carried out in 2022. The festival will take place over 3 days during February Half Term – the dates are 16 to 18 February and the event is free entry for the public.

Some of the products raided by the Trading Standards team

Burnley shopkeeper who stood to make £12,000 selling illegal cigarettes is fined

A Burnley shopkeeper who stood to make more than £12,000 selling illegal cigarettes has been fined £2,360 after a raid by Trading Standards officers. 

County Hall gates

Cabinet to consider latest proposals aimed at improving SEND provision in Lancashire

Further action is expected to be taken by councillors next week to improve provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in Lancashire.

Primary school girl smiling. Primary school admissions 2023

Apply now for a primary school place in Lancashire ahead of January deadline

Parents who have not applied for a primary school place in Lancashire for their child for September 2023 have until this Sunday to make their application.

A kind foster carer and young girl laugh as they make a cake or dough. Child is around six and has her hair tied up, foster carer has short hair and a mustard jumper with an apron on. Positive, happy image.

Foster carers support new myth-busting campaign

Foster carers whose lives were changed after being matched with children in Lancashire are supporting a new myth-busting campaign.

The planned works from January, 2023

Curzon Street in Burnley to close for essential strengthening work

Work to replace deteriorating widenings on either side of the masonry arch on Curzon Street in Burnley is set to begin on Monday 16 January.

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New average speed cameras will go live this year

The New Year has seen progress resume on a major project to install average speed cameras on Lancashire's five highest risk A-roads.

Christine West

Meet the Lancashire volunteers bringing the library to your door

Lancashire's Home Library Service is looking for volunteers to help deliver books, free of charge, to residents across the county this winter.

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Headteacher awarded OBE

Chris Upton, Headteacher of Tarleton Community Primary School, has been made an OBE in the King’s New Year’s Honours list for 2023.