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 Gina Dowding

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

Lancashire’s only Green county councillor has devised a five point plan to help reduce future flooding risks across the county.

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.

Meet Santa on the Western Train tram in Blackpool

Things to do (December 9 to 12)

There's a great mix of events happening this weekend... Take your pick!

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The ticket office at Carnforth Station could close if Lancashire County Council proposals go ahead. PA Photo: Owen Humpreys.

Closure threat to Carnforth ticket office

Proposals to close Carnforth Station ticket office has caused uproar among the community.

Police are investigating after thieves raided Fawcetts in Carnforth

Thieves break-into firearms shop in Carnforth

An investigation has been launched after thieves raided a firearms shop in Carnforth, say police.

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Christmas tree

Where is the best place to go for a Christmas tree?

December is nearly upon us, so it's time to think about putting up the tree.
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.
Chorley Christmas market

Where are this year's Christmas markets in Lancashire?

Here is a round up of festive markets in the region.
Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw (second from right) at launch of the new CSE awareness toolkit.

Do not let child sexual exploitation in Lancashire go unreported

Police and care workers are calling on the public to raise concerns if they suspect a child is at risk of sexual exploitation.Tonight Fiona Finch reports on a new initiative to protect county youngsters.
A woman has been airlifted to hospital after her car hit a tree.

Driver seriously injured in Arkholme crash

A motorist suffered serious injuries following a collision near to Lancaster today Monday, November 6.

Pub by the canal

Where are the best canalside pubs in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

Police have issued a warning after four teenagers ended up in hospital after taking XANAX.

Warning after drugs dabbling

Police have issued a warning after four teenagers were hospitalised after mixing recreational drugs with alcohol.

The 'licence' seized from a doorstep seller in Hest Bank.

Doorstep seller to appear in court after police swoop

A hawker trying to sell household products on the doorstep had his goods seized and will be attending court.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with a theft offence at a Carnforth opticians.

CCTV appeal after glasses theft

Police want to speak to the man shown in the CCTV images after hundreds of pounds worth of glasses were stolen from an opticians in Carnforth.

Lancashire Honey Show is being held at Brockholes Nature Reserve

Things to do over the next few days (September 29 to October 3)

There's lots to do in Lancashire - take your pick from these great events:
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Lancashire recommends... waterfalls

The county and the surrounding area has an array of stunning waterfalls to visit.

Harold Salisbury is the front man for Pinto Beans, playing at The Ferret

Things to do this weekend (September 23 to 24)

As we enter autumn, here's some events for you to try out:

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