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An artist's impression of the proposed Cottam Parkway Railway Station.

Key stage in development of a new railway station for north west Preston

Plans for a new railway station on the north west side of Preston will take a step forward with the search for a construction contractor.

County Hall Preston

Council acts to future proof services

Lancashire County Council has acted to future proof its services in light of the expected increase in the cost of living.

County Councillor Graham Gooch

Adult social care market support group launched

The changing needs of adults who use social care and the ways providers can support them are being considered by a new county council group.

Broadgate CYCLOPS junction artists impression

Innovative cycle-friendly junction gets the go-ahead

Lancashire County Council's cabinet has given the green light to an innovative new type of junction designed to make life easier and safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

MP visit Abingdon Rd Phil Durnell & Stuart Bradshaw

MP visit to Lancashire's first 'rubber' road

The site of a new technique using recycled car tyres to resurface roads was recently visited by Anthony Higginbotham MP for Burnley.


New adult numeracy programme equals more opportunities in Lancashire

Plans to deliver a new £5.9m skills programme aimed at boosting adult numeracy in Lancashire are moving forward, with the county council's cabinet set to agree the next steps.

Nick Comer and the Rosetta Brands team in Garstang

E-commerce business expands into international food and drink market after growth support from Boost

A Garstang-based Amazon e-commerce specialist has opened an Australian office and is expanding into new markets including the US and Singapore after receiving funded business growth support from Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub.

Tree planting at Hollins, Downham

Small green grant scheme set to be approved

New small grants for mini wildlife projects aimed at protecting species and habitats across Lancashire are set to be introduced.


Key milestone for Re-imagining the Harris project

The redevelopment of the Harris in Preston will take a significant step forward this week, with councillors set to approve £750,000 now that delivery of project is ready to commence.

Aerial shot of St Augustine's Roman Catholic High School

SEN provision boost in Lancashire as cabinet consider latest proposals

Councillors are set to agree a number of actions aimed at improving support for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in Lancashire, part of a wider strategy to bolster provision across the county.

Levelling Up Lancashire

Lancashire's Levelling Up Fund bid in its final stages as deadline approaches

Lancashire's £50m bid to the Government's Levelling Up Fund is edging closer, with senior councillors set discuss the county council's plans this week ahead of the July deadline.

Norcross Car Boot Sale Lancs Trading Standards raid - suspected fake goods

Suspected fake goods raided from a Thornton-Cleveleys car boot sale

More than 800 suspected fake items have been seized from Norcross Car Boot Sale, Thornton-Cleveleys, by Lancashire County Council.