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Lancashire's first 'rubber' road

A new technique using recycled car tyres to resurface roads has been used in the county for the first time.

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Have your say on Lancashire's Levelling Up fund bid

People can now have their say on how Lancashire County Council will shape a £50 million levelling up bid which aims to bring investment to the east of the county.

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Vast majority of primary pupils get the school place they want

The vast majority of primary pupils in Lancashire will be going to their first preference school this September.

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Prestigious honours presentation at Lancaster Castle

The historic and majestic surroundings of Lancaster Castle will host a prestigious Honours ceremony on Friday 22 April.

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Young Knights invited to Clitheroe Castle to celebrate St George's Day

A special programme of events is being held at Clitheroe Castle this month to mark St George's Day.

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Final improvements to Padiham town centre due to start soon

Work is due to start soon to add the finishing touches to a scheme to revitalise Padiham town centre.


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Easter fun at the Judges' Lodgings in Lancaster as annual egg hunt trail begins

Lancaster's oldest town house will host a special Easter egg hunt trail this week.

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Next phase of Ormskirk town centre improvements to start soon

Work will begin on the next phase of the Ormskirk Eastern Gateway scheme on Tuesday 19 April with Moor Street pay and display car park closing from 5pm on Saturday 16 April to allow the site compound to be established and work on the new bus station to begin.

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New High Sheriff of Lancashire is sworn in

The new High Sheriff of Lancashire has been sworn in at a special ceremony at County Hall, Preston today (Friday 8 April).

Methodist Primary School collect their trophy  (Back row, from left, teacher Ben Saville, David Brookhouse and John Merradith from Lancashire County Council)

Lancashire Schools' Storytelling Festival crowns its first champions

A class of creative young storytellers have been crowned champions at the first Lancashire Schools' Storytelling Festival.

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National Trust joins forces with Lancashire County Council to offer half-price entry for its members to iconic mill museums

The National Trust and Lancashire County Council have announced plans to welcome new visitors to two iconic Lancashire mill museums this summer, starting with an offer for National Trust members.


'Behind every archive is a different story' – a final message from Chief Archivist Jacquie Crosby

After more than 30 years at Lancashire County Council, Chief Archivist Jacquie Crosby has retired.