We welcome the announcement by the Government of the creation of 41 new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs), but proper investment in their management and monitoring must be made if they are to benefit both people and wildlife.
Local community housing projects and charities are being urged to put their case forward as Nationwide, the world’s largest building society, makes £500,000 available to help make a difference to communities across the region.
Over 9 million people in the UK suffer from loneliness, with over 50 per cent of adults with a disability saying they feel lonely every day. Now, a charity is attempting to tackle isolation and loneliness in East Lancashire.
Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has announced a further £200k is set to be given to reduce reoffending across the county, almost one year on from launching his dedicated fund which has seen over £250k provided to 17 projects so far.
Local volunteers from Royal Voluntary Service, one of Britain’s oldest and largest volunteering charities, vital community and retail services in Lancashire will be honoured during this year’s Volunteers’ Week at a special event celebrating their achievements at Tatton Community Centre on Friday, June 7.
Lancashire is once again embracing the local, regional, national and international ecumenical prayer event, Thy Kingdom Come, led by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, which is back again for 2019.
Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has relaunched his Community Action Fund, with £150k of funding recovered from criminals set to be invested back into communities across the county.
Almost 100,000 additional general practice appointments will be available right across the country over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, with patients in Lancashire and South Cumbria set to benefit from local plans for convenient care, the NHS has confirmed.