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Health transformation plans need to be in plain English

FURIOUS campaigners walked out of a key county council health meeting today claiming county councillors were not doing a good enough job scrutinising plans for “the biggest shake up of the health service since 1948”.

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MP Ben Wallace

Government minister visits Lancashire following complaints about county council’s library closures

Government Minister Rob Wilson will visit Lancashire on Tuesday (Jan 10) to investigate the county council’s decision to close 28 libraries.

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Protesters outside  Freckleton Library

Lancashire County Council is selling more libraries off

Lancshire County Council is to sell off five more libraries.

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Bill Honeywell

Double cancer survivor’s amazing charity challenge raises £46k

When Bill Honeywell set out to raise £25,000 for Cancer Research UK, he had no idea he would almost double his amazing fund-raising target.

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CRISIS AVOIDANCE: social workers will be working on site at hospitals this Christmas. Inset, County Councillor Tony Martin

New £500,000 fund set up to avoid winter care crisis in county

Lancashire County Council is set to spend nearly £1m to help provide more winter care and crisis support for county residents and ease pressure on local hospitals.

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Showzam, Blackpool

What fun lies ahead in 2017?

After the fast-paced antics of Christmas, the new year can look gloomy. But it’s time to get your new diaries out and pencil in some dates as here is our guide of upcoming events to look forward to:
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BATTERY DANGER ALERT: Dr Sakthi Karunanithi and Dr Nicola Bamford have issued a seasonal warning about  button batteries

Christmas danger alert on button batteries

They look safe. They are safe. But medics are warning that button batteries could present a fatal risk to youngsters if misused.

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Preston agency puts its stamp on the Christmas post

Preston agency puts its stamp on the Christmas post

Christmas greetings have a special significance for a Preston design agency this year. For it’s no exaggeration to say they have put their stamp on them.

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Sunday roast

Where is best to go for a Sunday roast?

Yorkshire puds, gravy and tender meat.
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Kiddiroo, Tarleton

Lancashire recommends.... toy shops

From toy cats, Pokemon and peddle Lamborghinis, we have found five of the most popular toy shops in Lancashire.

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Santa at Haigh Hall

Top 10 things to do at the weekend

Here is our guide of upcoming events this weekend.
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Croston Fair

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.
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David and Lisa Talbot are appealing to dog walkers to clean up after their pets

Lancashire farmer’s clear-up call to dog owners after loss of calves

A LANCASHIRE farmer is urging dog owners to clear up after their animals after 16 of his cows aborted after eating contaminated grass.

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Liam Fannon

Liam’s got his shooting boots on

LIKE his hero, Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero, pocket dynamo Liam Fannon cannot stop scoring.

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St Catherine's Hospice santa dash

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of what is happening this weekend.
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Sarah Robinson meets Prince Charles as part of the Coronation Meadows project

Why Sarah Robinson is making sure Bowland’s meadows are flower filled

Sarah Robinson likes to say it with flowers ... hundreds of times over.

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Cocktails

Where are the best cocktail bars?

Are you a martini drinker, or do you fancy a fruity tequila sunrise?
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Tarja Wilson and Dave Padley received their Landscapes For Life awards from County Coun Albert Atkinson

Bowland duo gain coveted Landscapes For Life awards

Two of Lancashire’s most dedicated countryside experts have been formally thanked for their contribution to the Bowland countryside.

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Christmas Market

Where are this year's Christmas Markets?

Cold winter nights and late night shopping can be made so much better with a mulled wine and festive carols. Check out our list of Christmas Markets.
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