Voucher scheme launches for schools providing free school meals

Weekly shopping vouchers worth £15 to spend at supermarkets while schools are closed due to coronavirus

Children eligible for free school meals will benefit from a national voucher scheme allowing them to continue to access meals whilst they stay at home.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock's Sunday Telegraph coronavirus article

Health Secretary Matt Hancock outlines the steps taken over recent days in the fight against COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak is the biggest public health emergency in a generation.

It calls for dramatic action, at home and abroad, of the kind not normally seen in peacetime.

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Becoming a dementia friend

In his new In Touch newsletter to residents, County Councillor Aidy Riggott wrote that he recently completed a training course to become a Dementia Friend and pledged to help raise awareness of the five key messages:

Celebrating Lancashire Day

"To the people of the city and county palatine of Lancaster:


Know ye that this day, November 27th in the year of our Lord Two Thousand and Seventeen, the 67th year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Duke of Lancaster, is

Lancashire Day