County councillors have called for Lancashire Police to be fully reimbursed for the estimated £7m cost of policing the Preston New Road fracking site since construction activity began almost two years ago. It also condemned “recent unlawful protest actions”.
How do we tackle the looming health time bomb? Lancashire’s public health boss tells Fiona Finch why cuts in public health funding must stop now and why the prevention of ill health is everyone’s business.
Plastic pollution is an environmental hazard. But what can you do to change the world? Fiona Finch reports on a local couple who decided to stop buying plastic for a month - and that included goods packaged in plastic.