Smokers will spend around £2000 a year on cigarettes as plain, standardised packs come into full force

From today (Saturday), all tobacco products sold in the UK will come in plain standardised packaging, as decades of harmful marketing tactics by the tobacco industry draw to a close. Alongside standardised packaging, a series of new regulations and taxes also mean smokers are paying more for a pack of cigarettes than ever before. The … Read more

Mayoral engagements, week commencing Monday 22 May

Tuesday 23 May 1.45pm Burnley Town Hall The Deputy Mayor & Deputy Mayoress will attend an “At Home” hosted by the Mayor of Burnley Tuesday 23 May 7.15pm The Waterfront Suite, Southport Theatre and Convention Centre The Mayor & Mayoress will attend the Craven Minor Junior Football League Presentation Evening Wednesday 24 May 6.30pm Mayor’s Room, Council Offices, Derby Street, Ormskirk The Mayor … Read more