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Freddie bowled over by Afghan wonder-kid who is turning cricket into his own field of dreams

When it comes to cricket, Freddie Flintoff has done it all! In 2005, Freddie’s career culminated in match winning performances which meant that England regained the Ashes.

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Underage vape sale fine for Leyland shop

A Leyland discount store owner has been prosecuted and fined this week after a disposable vaping device was sold to an underage teenager.

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County council launches new £1million affordable warmth scheme to help residents in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council is launching a new £1m scheme to help residents across Lancashire to live in warmer homes, as part of its efforts to support residents impacted by the cost of living crisis.

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Underage drinking summer holiday campaign launches

A summer holiday campaign to spread the message that an alcohol-free childhood is safest and best has now launched.

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Transformation of Preston city centre taking shape as partners stop by for site visit

Major partners of a £14.7m scheme to transform Preston city centre were welcomed on site this week to see how work is progressing.

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Lancaster organisation builds world’s largest database of businesses supporting UN Sustainable Development Goals

An innovative Lancaster social enterprise is helping companies across the globe to improve their sustainability after investing in technology and research with the support of a Rosebud loan.

Have your say

Have your say on telecare in Lancashire

Lancashire residents who use Telecare are being invited to share their views on proposed new charges to cover increasing costs of running this service.

Support worker for people with disabilities campaign - July 2022

Your chance to support adults who have a disability

People who have empathy, compassion and a passion to work with adults who have a disability to support them to live the life they want are being invited to apply for a number of new job vacancies .


New 10-step tool launched to make Lancashire businesses more resilient

Lancashire businesses are being urged to access a free tool from Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub, which will give them a 10-step process to become more resilient.

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County Council ready to protect key services as residents urged to prepare for extreme heat

Lancashire County Council is ready to protect key services from the extreme heat expected over the coming days and is urging residents to take some simple steps to stay safe.

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County councillors agree steps to support households this autumn and winter

Lancashire County Council has agreed several actions to help support residents affected by the rising cost of living over the coming months.

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Joint action planned to tackle illegal parking in taxi bays outside Preston Minster

A crackdown on drivers illegally parking in the taxi bays outside Preston Minster is set to take place.