Skelmersdale Police find 123 cannabis plants following call to suspicious circumstances

Police in Skelmersdale today received a call relating to suspicious circumstances in the Birch Green area. Upon arrival officers found the property insecure and upon searching the property found 123 cannabis plants and a large quantity of equipment used in the production of cannabis. If you spot anything suspicious where you live please contact us … Read more

New leader and cabinet for Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council announced its new leader and cabinet at its full council meeting today (Thursday 25 May). County Councillor Geoff Driver CBE, leader of the Conservative group and county councillor for Preston North electoral division, has been formally appointed as leader of Lancashire County Council. As council leader, Councillor Driver appoints his cabinet which … Read more

Ofcom reassures millions of people who rely on hearing technology about the upcoming sale of 4G frequencies

Ofcom has published a report on how the upcoming sale of radio frequencies for 4G mobile networks could impact on the millions of people in the UK who rely on hearing equipment. The report was released after a campaign last year by the National Deaf Children’s Society and UK Children’s FM Working Group. The organisations raised concerns … Read more

Sharp fall in migration from Eastern Europe means many firms will face a very different post-Brexit labour market

The sharp fall in net migration since the referendum shows that businesses relying on migrant workers should prepare for a very different labour market, the Resolution Foundation said in response to the latest net migration figures published today (Thursday). The latest figures show that the 84,000 fall in migration was led by a rising number of … Read more