The Sugar Tax comes into force tomorrow. Evidence shows that this levy has the potential to prevent obesity in up to 140,000 adults and children each year and, in turn, prevent nearly 19,000 cases of Type 2 diabetes.
Today Lancashire County Council is launching our Lancashire lifesavers campaign along with BBC Radio Lancashire and the North West Ambulance Service. Our aim is to train up to 2,500 people in CPR life-saving skills. Free sessions will run in April and May.
The opening Social Spaces by Dr Liam Fox yesterday also coincided with the first Board of Trade Exporting’s event called the Great Ideas Hack. The Department for International Trade (DIT) partnered with UCLan and Boost, the Lancashire business growth hub, to deliver the event.
Lancashire County Council now at the forefront of innovation in pothole repairs as the repair and resurfacing season begins! Thankfully we won control in May and have increased Highways budget by £10million so far!
The Royal Air Force turns 100 today - here's a century of guarding Britain's skies in 100 seconds. We owe these brave young men and women so much.The Royal Air Force was formed on 1st April 1918 from the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service.