REVEALED: What inmates in Lancashire's prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

The festive menu inmates in English prisons can expect this Christmas has been revealed by prison bosses.

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Coun Peter Britcliffe, Chairman of the county council's Health Scrutiny Committee

Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

Experts have been asked to report back within a year on the progress being made to reduce the number of suicides in Lancashire.

County Coun Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

The Tory leader of Lancashire County Council wants auditors to investigate how £500,000 of grants were distributed in the dying days of the previous Labour administration at County Hall.

Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

An attempt by councillors to debate the controversial awarding of a £104m Lancashire County Council health contract to the private sector was knocked back.
Council leader Coun Geoff Driver

£7m cuts to council services

A £7m package of cuts was approved by Lancashire County Council’s cabinet today, with warnings more cuts will be announced over the next two months.


Where are the best florists in Lancashire?

Where do you get your fresh bouquets and festive wreaths from?
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John Asquith, Operations Manager of Preston Bus

£1m boost for county bus services

Bus users in Lancashire are set to benefit from a raft of new and extended services from next month.

County Coun Geoff Driver

County Council leader Coun Geoff Driver's bail extended

The leader of Lancashire County Council Coun Geoff Driver has had his bail extended for three months.
Average speed camera

Cameras start to go up along key road

Work has started to install
average speed cameras along a three-mile stretch of a key Fylde road.

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A hotel is proposed for AFC Fyldes stadium at Mill Farm in Wesham

Promotion prompts football club’s bid for hotel at stadium

Plans are being considered for a hotel to be built inside the main stand of AFC Fylde’s stadium in Wesham.

An artist's impression of how the new Kirkham and Wesham Primary Care Centre would look (Pic: Fylde and Wyre CCG)

Nine in 10 back moving two doctors’ surgeries into new £6m health centre

Eighty-nine per cent of 1,191 people surveyed by health bosses backed the moving of two doctors’ surgeries in Kirkham and Wesham into a new £6m state-of-the-art health centre.

Photo Neil Cross. 
Preparations for the Goosnargh  St Mary's Church Nativity Crib Festival 
are being finalsied. Pictured l-r are organisers Fliss Pemberton, Delphine Burn, and Sylvia Smith.

Church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin to be filled with nativity cribs from all over the world

More than 150 nativity cribs from all over the world will fill the church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin for a four-day festival marking the start of Advent, also raising funds for Derian House Children’s Hospice.


PICTURES: Skies filled with brightness as Lancashire celebrates Bonfire Night

The skies above Lancashire lit up with fireworks as county folk celebrated Bonfire Night.

The 10 protesters before the court hearing
Photo: SWNS

CLEARED: Anti-fracking protesters found not guilty

A judge has today acquitted 10 Greenpeace activists involved in an anti-fracking protest in Lancashire.

Clay pigeon shooting

Have a go at... Clay pigeon shooting

Also known as clay pigeon shooting, and formally known as Inanimate Bird Shooting, is the art of shooting a firearm at special flying targets, known as clay pigeons or clay targets.
Party time at animal products firm’s HQ

Party time at animal products firm’s HQ

More than 500 guests from across the UK agricultural, equine and pet product industry gathered in Lancashire for the grand opening party of Trilanco Ltd’s new headquarters.

Missing Andrew Eastham

Police 'urgently trying to find' man who vanished after leaving work

A police sergeant said he is 'very concerned' about a missing man who hasn't been seen since leaving work on Wednesday morning.
Staff are demanding for better parking facilities at Royal Preston Hospital

Lancashire nurse demands better hospital parking facilities

Staff at Royal Preston Hospital have described parking facilities as ‘unsafe and unfair’, with demands for improvements made to hospital bosses.
Blaze damages combined harvester

Blaze damages combined harvester

Firefighters extinguished a blaze in a combined harvester in a field at Wesham near Kirkham.

Rev Ivan Walters is welcomed to St Michaels Church, Weeton

Lancashire church welcomes permanent priest

A Lancashire church has welcomed a new priest.

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