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Mayors in fire station visit

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service personnel do a great job, preventing fires and intervening when necessary to save life and property with an emergency response second-to-none.

Contrand operation in Lancashire

LANCASHIRE Police and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have carried out a joint operation to tackle the supply of contraband tobacco.

Swim Safe revisited

As part of drowing prevention week we've revisited our 'Swim Safe' campaign that we ran last summer to warn youngsters about the dangers of swimming in open water.

Keep your kids water safe

Pendle Leisure Trust is teaming up with our local emergency services to educate schoolchildren about the dangers of open water during Drowning Prevention Week.

Get ready to welcome our soldiers

Excitement is building in Accrington ahead of the Freedom Parade next Tuesday Ist July, which will see 120 soldiers from the 1st Battalion of the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment march past the Town Hall to exercise their Freedom of the Borough.

New bike signs for Lancashire's roads

NEW electronic signs to help reduce the number of motorbike collisions and injuries on Lancashire's roads are being fitted across the county over the next few weeks.

Stanley: Winnard stays put

Dean Winnard will stay at Accrington Stanley for another two years after signing a new contract at the Store First Stadium.

Staff review for police and crime commissioner

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, is to oversee a review of his support arrangements after it was announced that the chief executive of his office is to leave.

Lancashire fire and rescue service warning on open water

Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 14 and under, with children under age 5 at the highest risk. Many drownings and near drownings occur when children are left unattended by a pool, pond or in the bath.

Police appeal after Burnley Arson

Police are appealing for information after a second suspected arson at a house in Burnley.

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Funeral date for Pendle husky rescue hero

Hundreds are expected to attend the funeral of Pendle's Husky rescue hero next week.

Be travel ready for the Tour of Britain

Lancashire County Council is reminding people to plan their journeys around delays expected when the Tour of Britain cycle race hits the county.

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