Carnforth

Carnforth

Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

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You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

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Lancaster Recycling Centre and landfill

Lancashire’s hard plastic goes straight to landfill, council reveals

Plastic items like toys and garden furniture are not currently being recycled in Lancashire and will end up in landfill, the county council has said.

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Stunning views

Where are the best views in Lancashire?

Lancashire is full of stunning views.

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The Coop in Carnforth was hit at around 3am on Thursday April 5 2018

Thieves ram-raid Lancashire supermarket with stolen JCB then make off with cash machine

Thieves used a stolen JCB to smash through a supermarket wall in Carnforth before stealing the cash machine.

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The Coop in Carnforth was ramraided between 2am and 4am on Thursday April 5 2018. Photo by Max Silk.

Thieves leave gaping hole in wall of Carnforth supermarket

Thieves smashed through the wall of a supermarket in Carnforth in the early hours of the morning.

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Thanks for saving my life says Tony

Former county councillor Tony Jones had  six very important words to say when he made a  return visit to County Hall this week - thank you for saving my life.
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Today's meeting is at County Hall, Preston

County Council's children's services still under scrutiny

Much improved – but could still do much better. That is the verdict so far on Lancashire’s crisis hit children’s services.
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A consultation is set to begin on closing Carnforth Railway Station information centre.

Consultation begins on proposals to close Carnforth information centre

Lancashire County Council is asking for people’s views on proposals to close a number of transport information centres around the county.

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Coun Michael Green

County Council's message to fracking inquiry - don't take our planning powers

A "hands off our planning powers" message is being delivered to Westminster by Lancashire County Council.

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Coun Dowding: Public awareness of problems of our throwaway culture is at an all-time high.

County Council to consider banning plastic cups and crockery

The plastic cup, disposable crockery and other single use plastic items could be outlawed from county hall and other council premises - if Councillor Gina Dowding gets her way.

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County Coun Paul Greenall puts his amendments during  the County Hall debate

County Councillors' expenses slammed as "gravy train for fat cats"

Lancashire’s county councillors totted up an expenses and allowances bill of nearly £1.3m in the last financial year.

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County Coun Azhar Ali

Call to end stalemate on devolution deal for Lancashire

The campaign to gain devolution for Lancashire has been kickstarted this week by the county council’s Labour opposition group.

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Cabinet member Coun Keith Iddon watches a pothole being repaired in Chipping recently.

Axed pothole policy ‘put lives in danger’

A new repair policy to tackle Lancashire’s escalating pothole crisis has been withdrawn by the county council amid claims it could endanger lives.

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County Coun John Fillis, deputy leader of the Labour group

County councillors clash over leaked pay for top executive

A County Hall row over leaked information on top salaries has escalated after leaders of the two biggest political parties lodged complaints about each other.

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County Coun John Fillis

Eleventh hour bid to keep county's community transport services on the road

An eleventh hour bid will be made tomorrow to save Lancashire’s community transport services from cutbacks.

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County Coun Geoff Driver

Consultation on Council's new halal meat policy after school meals boycott threatened

A one month consultation has been launched on Lancashire County Council’s controversial plans to change its halal meat policy.

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A group has been set up to save the future of Carnforth ticket office. Picture by Owen Humpreys.

Group set up to save Carnforth station ticket office

Campaigners are fighting to save Carnforth Station ticket office which is in danger of permanent closure.

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Gizmo needs a home

Cats left “on the shelf” because of their colour says animal sanctuary

A black cat may be lucky for some.

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Cannabis alert in Lancashire

A new education campaign has been launched in Lancashire to highlight the catastrophic impact cannabis use can have on family life.
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