Digital autopsy service agreed in Lancashire

*** Joint news release issued on behalf of Lancashire County Council and Lancashire Teaching Hospital Trust ***. A new digital post-mortem service has been agreed for Lancashire, which is the first of its kind in the north west. The new service will lead to less invasive autopsies than the traditional method. Lancashire County Council and … Read more

Information evening for potential foster carers

With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The County Council has recently increased the allowances payable to new foster carers so now they can expect to receive between £241 and £415 per week for each child they care for. People who have considered fostering before … Read more

Passengers reminded to check before they travel during Bolton station improvement work in August

As work continues to provide a better railway between Manchester and Preston, Bolton passengers are being reminded of changes to train services this August. For 16 days between Saturday 12 August and Sunday 27 August 2017, Network Rail’s orange army will continue work to upgrade the railway through Bolton in preparation for electric trains running … Read more

Adoption information evening – come along and find out more

Anyone thinking about starting or growing their family through adoption is invited to an information evening in Preston to find out more. The event will be held on Tuesday 8 August 2017 at County Hall, on Fishergate Hill in Preston, from 6pm to 7.30pm. Following a short presentation, members of Lancashire County Council’s adoption team, … Read more

Girl suffers broken leg in Fulwood collision

Lancashire Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after an eight-year-old girl suffered a broken leg in Fulwood. Police were called around 4pm on Wednesday (July 12) following reports of an accident on Victoria Road. A blue Mini car had been involved in a collision with a girl outside Christ Church. The girl, from the Fulwood … Read more