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Judge backs South Ribble Borough Council over sacking chief executive

South Ribble Borough Council chief executive Heather McManus An employment tribunal has backed a decision to sack a former South Ribble Borough Council chief executive. The tribunal vindicated South Ribble Borough Council’s decision to dismiss Heather McManus in […]

4 months ago
Lancashire schools to receive air cleaning units under £150k council investment

Lancashire Council is providing county schools with air cleaning units under a £150k investment to help stop the spread of Omicron. On Monday, 24 January, the government announced it is […]

5 months ago
Lancashire County Council to explore ‘fresh vision’ for libraries and museums

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is just one of the venues holding events during half-term Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire councillors will assess the role of museums and libraries in county cultural life at a cabinet meeting this February. Councillors will consider approving a ‘fresh vision’ for two distinct […]

5 months ago
City Deal chief to leave Lancashire County Council

Stephen Young on site at Cuerden A senior county council officer has announced that he is leaving his job for a new position at Halton Borough Council. Executive Director of Growth, Environment, Transport and Community Services […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement St Matthew’s primary school anti-academy strike reaches 13th day

Teaching union members protesting a decision to turn St Matthew’s CofE Primary School into an academy have today reached their 13th day of strike action. 42 members of the National […]

5 months ago
Lancashire County Council approves New Deal for Greater Lancashire devolution plans

A carpet of daffodils in Cottam Pic: Tony Worrall Council leaders have approved plans for a county deal that will see local powers take control of regional funding and decision-making. Our New Deal for a Greater Lancashire identifies areas […]

5 months ago
Here for Humanity to host Plungington councillor surgery this Wednesday

Preston Here For Humanity Headquarters in Eldon Street A Preston charity is this week holding a Plungington councillor surgery to tackle local complaints and improve the area. At 7pm on Wednesday 26 January, residents and people employed in […]

5 months ago
St Matthews primary school anti-academy campaign to lobby Bishop of Blackburn

Union members are today lobbying the Bishop of Blackburn to protest a decision to turn a Preston school into an academy. From today (Thursday 20 January) at 10.30am, National Education […]

5 months ago
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