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New Fylde link road set to open early next year

Construction of the M55 to Heyhouses Link Road is making good progress, however a number of issues over recent months mean it is now scheduled to open in spring 2024.

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Beauty spot is on the right path after essential repairs

Essential repair work has taken place on a crumbling footpath at Healey Dell Nature Reserve.

After erosion caused part of the path to crumble away, Lancashire County Council's Public Rights of Way staff teamed up with Rossendale Borough Council and Rochdale Borough Council to rebuild the surface of the path and install a new safety rail, ensuring public safety.

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Lancashire takes next step towards grant from £343m electric vehicle chargepoint fund

Lancashire is one step closer to a slice of a national £343m fund for electric vehicle public charge points.

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Statement from cabinet member for Education and Skills on RAAC in Lancashire

County Councillor Jayne Rear, Lancashire County Council's cabinet member for Education and Skills, has updated cabinet on the ongoing situation regarding Reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in Lancashire.

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Strong financial management sees council in a better financial position than forecast

Strong financial management across Lancashire County Council has seen the authority report a very small overspend for the last financial year.

County Councillor Peter Buckley with overall winner Martin Williamson

Lancashire Artist of the Year 2023 winner and finalists revealed

Artists from across the county have been honoured at a special celebration event to bring the first ever Lancashire Artist of the Year competition to a close.

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Experience Lancashire's historic sites for free in heritage celebration

A range of tours will bring Lancashire's historical sites to new audiences as libraries, archives, castles and museums will open to the public for a weekend of free events.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2023 aims to 'create hope through action'

World Suicide Prevention Day 2023 takes place this weekend (Sunday 10 September), which sees people across the world taking the opportunity to raise awareness and consider the impact of suicide in our communities.

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Fresh proposals to improve SEND provision in Lancashire to go before cabinet

Councillors are set to approve numerous actions aimed at further bolstering special needs provision across Lancashire over the coming years.

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Plans aim to give everyone a fair chance to find a parking space

Councillors are to consider new plans to rebalance on-street parking in Preston to make sure residents, businesses and visitors all have a fair chance to find a convenient space.

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New report says long term plan to improve roads is on track

New reports to Lancashire County Council's cabinet present a 'health check' of Lancashire's roads, outline plans to invest in maintenance to a number of roundabouts, and propose new standards for critical braking surfaces which prevent vehicles from skidding.

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New funding rules for residential short break services for adults with disabilities

Vital residential short break services helping unpaid carers and the people they care for are to get new funding rules.