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‘Desperate’ Much Hoole mum organises medical cannabis vigils to help son

Joanne Griffiths with her son Ben A desperate mother from Much Hoole has helped organise a series of medical cannabis vigils taking place across the country today (Wednesday 16 September). Joanne Griffiths, who is mum to […]

2 days ago
Lancashire County Council provides more information on potential restructure

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The leader of Lancashire County Council has written to the Government to provide further details about a proposal to restructure local government in Lancashire. Councillor Geoff Driver CBE has submitted […]

4 days ago
Council approves funding to help implement innovative adult care schemes

Bowgreave Rise Care Home, Garstand. Pic: Google Maps Plans to provide new and innovative types of care for adults in Lancashire have been moved forward. Lancashire County Council’s Cabinet approved a way of funding extra care schemes at […]

1 week ago
Foster Care Academy launches to provide additional support to new carers

A Foster Care Academy is one of a number of new initiatives which have been introduced to provide even more support and guidance for new foster carers. The schemes have […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘They’re losing the will to live’ – Ashton nurse fighting for care home residents who are still in lockdown

Carley Stewart A registered nurse from Ashton is fighting for the rights of care home residents who have not been allowed to see their loved ones since lockdown began in March. Whistleblower […]

2 weeks ago
Demolition of Savick shops will go ahead; 12 new homes, a library and shop to follow

View of the planned Savick library Pic: Bowker Sadler Architecture The demolition of the Savick shops has been approved. Community Gateway Association‘s second phase of regeneration plans for the area was passed on 20 August by Preston City Council. The development […]

2 weeks ago
Preston coronavirus restrictions will ease from Tuesday

Preston is included in the government’s latest changes to local coronavirus restrictions. From Tuesday 8 September at 12.01am, soft play areas can lawfully reopen. Remaining restrictions on treatments on the […]

2 weeks ago
Preston City Council to make home visits to help trace coronavirus contacts

Woman wearing mask Pic: Engin Akyurt from Pixabay Preston City Council will start making home visits as part of an increased involvement in the national track and trace system. The council will be reaching out to residents in […]

2 weeks ago
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