Responding to a new report by Campaign for Better Transport about bus funding, Cllr Martin Tett, LGA Transport spokesman, said: “Councils know how important buses are for their communities and local economies and are desperate to protect them. However, councils suffered a 40 per cent reduction in core funding over […]

LGA responds to campaign for better transport report about bus ...

West Lancashire Borough Councillors have agreed important new schemes whilst maintaining frontline services despite difficult financial challenges. Like many councils in the country, West Lancashire Borough Council faces a challenging financial position. As a result of reductions in government grant funding and other factors we have reduced our annual budget […]

New schemes agreed as Council sets budget for 2017/18

Lancashire County Council has published a report into how public services in the county could be reformed. The report, produced for the council by professional services firm PwC, suggests how services could work together more efficiently, focusing on individuals and the neighbourhoods they live in, while tackling the financial challenges […]

Report into possible new public sector model for Lancashire published

Lancashire County Council has appointed Amanda Hatton as the county’s new Director of Children’s Services. A qualified social worker, Amanda is currently Deputy Director of People, Early Help and Social Care at Blackpool Council, and has a track record of delivering improved outcomes in adult and children’s services at local, […]

Lancashire County Council appoints new Director of Children’s Services