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Shale gas appeals to be decided by minister

Friday, 27th November 2015 (PR15/0544)

Lancashire County Council has received a letter from the Planning Inspectorate stating that decisions on planning appeals lodged against decisions made by its Development Control Committee earlier this year will now be determined by the Secretary of State.

Plans to ease Preston city centre Christmas traffic congestion

Friday, 27th November 2015 (PR15/0543)

Lancashire County Council is bringing in changes to traffic management in Preston to ease congestion in the busy run up to Christmas.

County council announces steps to improve following Ofsted report

Friday, 27th November 2015 (PR15/0542)

Lancashire County Council has announced a series of measures to address concerns raised during a recent inspection of children's services.

Victorian Christmas Festival at the Judges' Lodgings Museum

Friday, 27th November 2015 (PR15/0541)

A historic building in Lancaster will open its doors for a special weekend in December.

Cabinet approves budget proposals to tackle £262m savings

Thursday, 26th November 2015 (PR15/0540)

Lancashire County Council's Cabinet today approved plans to save £65m over the next two years, as part of action to tackle a £262m funding gap faced by April 2020.

HGV ban on Ormskirk bridge due in New Year

Thursday, 26th November 2015 (PR15/0539)

A weight limit needed to preserve an historic bridge in Ormskirk is due to be put in place by 8 January 2016.

Young people attend Burnley careers event

Thursday, 26th November 2015 (PR15/0538)

Young people from Burnley have made the most of the chance to find out about jobs, apprenticeships and education opportunities at a recent careers event.

Victorian Christmas Craft Fair at Helmshore Mills Textile Museum

Wednesday, 25th November 2015 (PR15/0537)

Anyone hunting for that unique Christmas gift should go to the Victorian Craft Fair at Helmshore Mills Textile Museum in Rossendale.

Bringing together developers and investors

Wednesday, 25th November 2015 (PR15/0535)

Around 100 delegates attended a special breakfast networking event on Monday to hear about progress on the Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire City Deal and forthcoming investment opportunities.

Children and young people takeover Fleetwood Museum for the day

Tuesday, 24th November 2015 (PR15/0534)

Visitors to Fleetwood Museum had a big surprise on Friday 20 November.

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