Spreading the news in 19th Century Lancashire was often carried out through songs. Broadside ballads were bellowed on street corners, keeping folk abreast of what was going on, and have been compared to modern social media.
County Councillor Terry Aldridge, Vice-Chairman of Lancashire County Council, recently visited Skelmersdale Library to present awards to the winners of a Celebrate Shakespeare competition, run by library staff and the Friends of Skelmersdale Library (FOSL) in honour of the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death.
A special meeting of the county council's Scrutiny Committee will be held on Thursday 22 September to consider whether to "Call In" the Cabinet decision made on 8 September in relation to the Property Strategy.
Lancashire County Council's Health Scrutiny Committee has published a report into the closure of the Accident and Emergency Department at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital in April this year, and its replacement with an Urgent Care Service.
Clifton Lodge Hotel
210 West Wycombe Road. High Wycombe
HP12 3AR Tel: 01494 440095
We hope to make your stay enjoyable FREE onsite parking with CCTV
Bed and breakfast terms available FREE Wi-Fi
English breakfast available Freeview Flat Screen TV 's
Bar and Restaurant Garden for guest use
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