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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.

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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.

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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.

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Leah Scowcroft (left) has had problems with wheelchair access in shops down Berry Lane, Longridge.

Town centre street 'lacks disabled access'

A carer who takes pensioners on daily trips throughout Longridge has raised concerns over the town’s disabled access facilities.
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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.
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Janet Barnes, Helen Heaton, Jane Bee, Chris Mundin and Rose Adamson raised  565 for Heartbeat

Festive coffee morning in Longridge raises funds for Heartbeat

Fund-raisers donated more than £500 to Heartbeat following a festive coffee morning.

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The Walton le Dale Park and Ride service has been given a two month reprieve

Use it or lose it warning as Walton le Dale Park and Ride gets a two month reprieve

A failing park and ride facility in Preston has been offered an extra two month lifeline.

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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.

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The by-election for Longridge Town Council Dilworth ward vacancy is on December 14

Longridge gets ready for town council election

The poll cards for the Longridge Town Council election on December 14 are now out.
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Flowers

Where are the best florists in Lancashire?

Where do you get your fresh bouquets and festive wreaths from?
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Choir singing

Have a go at... choir singing

A musical ensemble of singers performing in a group or at a concert.
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Junior church choir performing at the Christmas tree festival

Treemendous effort for Longridge parish Christmas tree fair

Longridge parish celebrated another sweet success for the annual Christmas Tree Fair.

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Armed robbers struck at Longridge Spar on Mardale Road

Armed robbers struck at Longridge store

Robbers armed with a crowbar and knife have struck at a Longridge store.

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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.

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Squash

Have a go at .... squash

A ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.
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Barrique

Lancashire recommends... wine bars

Here is a list of the top wine bars in Lancashire
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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.
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Jack Moon pictured in his garden

Farewell to church organist who played for 66 years

A veteran church organist has died after a record 66 years of music making at a local church.

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Kevin Poynton, Sam Viera, Jim Wilson, Chairman of the Lancaster and District Masonic Group, and Peter Pemberton.

Cancer fund raising spearheaded by Goosnargh man raises more than £37,000

A prostate cancer research campaign spearheaded by a Goosnargh man has raised more than £37,000.

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Jamie and Harry Brown prepare for the Santa dash

Brothers join Santa dash for St Catherine's Hospice

Two young Lancashire brothers are preparing to join a hospice's Santa Dash next month to say thank you for the care their dad is receiving.

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