SkemNews Is Proud To Introduce Tax Disc Stickers!

SkemNews.com is proud to introduce tax disc stickers. You will receive a tax disc sticker for your vehicles windscreen. ** The first 50 people to inbox SkemNews on Facebook with your name and postal address will receive a tax disc sticker for free **

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Witness appeal made after victim is threatened with hammer in Blackburn robbery

An appeal for witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of a street robbery in Blackburn has been made by police. The incident occurred at around 6:30pm on Monday 24th November at the junction of Duckworth Street and Galligreaves Street, Blackburn. It is believed that the 39 year old victim, from […]

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Eric Pickles urges people of England to fly flags to celebrate their pride and identity

The Secretary of State called on the people of England to come together and fly their nation’s flag with pride. Communities Secretary Eric Pickles today (27 November 2014) reaffirmed the government’s drive to encourage communities in Britain to come together and fly flags to celebrate their local and national pride and identity. The Secretary of […]

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IT project team wins award

A team of IT project experts from County Hall has scooped a prestigious award. Staff from Lancashire County Council and British Telecom Lancashire Services won the IT Project Team of the Year award at a glittering ceremony attended by the IT industry’s leading players. The awards focus on the contribution of individuals, projects and organisations […]

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FTA raising driver awareness of sleep apnoea

FTA is helping raise awareness of the problem of sleep apnoea and how the condition can affect HGV drivers in their day-to-day work if not treated. Following a collaboration between the Freight Transport Association (FTA) and the OSA Partnership Group a partial Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) module has been developed and will be available […]

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LGA responds to NAO report on children in care

Responding to the National Audit Office report on Children in Care, Cllr David Simmonds, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board, said: “Councils are determined to provide the best possible care for children and young people. Despite 40 per cent cuts to council funding during the course of this Parliament, this […]

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