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Most secondary pupils get the school place they want

Wednesday, 4th March 2015 (PR15/0102)

Nearly 97% of pupils in Lancashire will be attending one of their preferred schools or academies this September, despite a rise of more than1,000 applicants since last year.



Lancashire Continues Search for Investment Opportunities Despite Eurostar Disappointment

Wednesday, 4th March 2015 (PR15/0101)

Lancashire County Council has confirmed that it will continue to seek out good investment opportunities after the Lancashire County Pension Fund narrowly missed out in its bid to buy the UK Government's stake in Eurostar.



App to help young people to take control of their relationships

Wednesday, 4th March 2015 (PR15/0100)

Young people who are being controlled or manipulated by their partner can get advice and support from a new smartphone app, stiritapp.



Lancashire celebrates becoming a Fairtrade County

Tuesday, 3rd March 2015 (PR15/0099)

A special celebration event has been held at County Hall in Preston to mark Lancashire becoming a Fairtrade county.



Helping young people to support each other

Tuesday, 3rd March 2015 (PR15/0098)

YOUNG people are being trained to offer support to their fellow pupils and students on a range of issues that affect their health and wellbeing.



Funding is now available to help voluntary groups

Tuesday, 3rd March 2015 (PR15/0096)

Lancashire County Council is encouraging groups from the voluntary, community and faith sector to apply for a grant to support their work.



Lord-Lieutenant calls for more honours nominations from Lancashire

Monday, 2nd March 2015 (PR15/0095)

***Issued on behalf of the Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire*** The Queen's representative in Lancashire is urging people to nominate others for a national honour.



A fairer future for Lancashire

Monday, 2nd March 2015 (PR15/0094)

A REPORT setting out actions that will help create a fairer Lancashire for all communities has been published today.



The 2015 season opens at Queen Street Mill

Monday, 2nd March 2015 (PR15/0092)

Lancashire families will be able to enjoy visiting Queen Street Mill Textile Museum (QSM) in Burnley when it opens for the new season on Tuesday 3 March.



Youth Conference Celebrates Jullundur Brigade

Monday, 2nd March 2015 (PR15/0091)

More than 600 school children from 14 Lancashire primary schools came together at a conference at the Guild Hall in Preston last Thursday (26 February) to commemorate the Jullundur Brigade, a force of British and Indian soldiers who fought and died alongside each other through some of the bloodiest battles of the First World War.



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