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Appointment of new Deputy Lieutenants

Friday, 24th October 2014 (PR14/0496)

The Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire, The Lord Shuttleworth KCVO, is delighted to announce the appointment of eight new Deputy Lieutenants, with effect from today (Friday 24 October 2014).

Tricks and flavours attract young people to shisha and e-cigarettes

Friday, 24th October 2014 (PR14/0495)

YOUNG people across Lancashire and Blackburn are increasingly experimenting with novel tobacco and nicotine products, new research shows.

Award for Abbie

Friday, 24th October 2014 (PR14/0494)

Abbie George from Accrington has been awarded a Sons & Daughters recognition award by leading charity The Fostering Network in recognition of her important role as part of a fostering family over the past 12 months.

Planners request more time to decide shale gas applications

Thursday, 23rd October 2014 (PR14/0493)

Lancashire County Council is seeking to extend the time agreed to make a decision on planning applications for shale gas development.

Lancashire young people show democracy is in good hands

Thursday, 23rd October 2014 (PR14/0492)

YOUNG people in Lancashire have turned out in their droves for this year's 'Make Your Mark' ballot.

Ghoulish goings-on at Gawthorpe this Halloween

Thursday, 23rd October 2014 (PR14/0491)

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Don't forget to apply for your secondary school place by Halloween

Tuesday, 21st October 2014 (PR14/0490)

Don't let the ghosts and ghouls catch you napping this year – applications for secondary school places in Lancashire need to be in by 31 October.

A brighter future for Skelmersdale's subways

Tuesday, 21st October 2014 (PR14/0489)

Young people in Skelmersdale are leading a project to transform the town's subways into brighter, more welcoming, places thanks to funding from Lancashire County Council.

£3.4 million Fishergate Central Gateway Project completed

Monday, 20th October 2014 (PR14/0488)

Council chiefs came together today to celebrate the completion of works on the £3.

Final week of consultation on Penwortham bypass

Monday, 20th October 2014 (PR14/0487)

There's still time left to let Lancashire County Council know about anything that might restrict or improve proposals for a new choice of route for the completion of the Penwortham bypass.

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