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The county council area includes 12 districts: [[Burnley]], [[Chorley]], [[Fylde]], [[Hyndburn]], [[Lancaster]], [[Pendle]], [[Preston]], [[Ribble Valley]], [[Rossendale]], [[South Ribble]], [[West Lancashire]], and [[Wyre]]. Additionally the ceremonial county includes two unitary authorities: [[Blackpool]] and [[Blackburn with Darwen]].
 
The county council area includes 12 districts: [[Burnley]], [[Chorley]], [[Fylde]], [[Hyndburn]], [[Lancaster]], [[Pendle]], [[Preston]], [[Ribble Valley]], [[Rossendale]], [[South Ribble]], [[West Lancashire]], and [[Wyre]]. Additionally the ceremonial county includes two unitary authorities: [[Blackpool]] and [[Blackburn with Darwen]].
  
In 1972 the southern part of the county was detached to form parts of [[Greater Manchester]] and [[Merseyside]], and [[Furness]] became part of [[Cumbria]], but these areas are still included in the County Palatine of Lancaster.
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In 1972 the southern part of the county was detached to form parts of [[Greater Manchester]] and [[Merseyside]], and [[Furness]] in the northern part became part of [[Cumbria]], but these areas are still included in the County Palatine of Lancaster.
  
 
==LGBT History==
 
==LGBT History==
 
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[[File:Historical and current boundaries of Lancashire.png|thumb|left|The historical boundary of Lancashire, in red, and the modern-day boundary of the ceremonial county, in green]]
 
County-wide LGBT facilities include [[Lancashire LGBT]]<ref>http://www.lancashirelgbt.co.uk/</ref>
 
County-wide LGBT facilities include [[Lancashire LGBT]]<ref>http://www.lancashirelgbt.co.uk/</ref>
  

Revision as of 19:36, 26 November 2013

Lancashire is a county in north-west England.

The county council area includes 12 districts: Burnley, Chorley, Fylde, Hyndburn, Lancaster, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, South Ribble, West Lancashire, and Wyre. Additionally the ceremonial county includes two unitary authorities: Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen.

In 1972 the southern part of the county was detached to form parts of Greater Manchester and Merseyside, and Furness in the northern part became part of Cumbria, but these areas are still included in the County Palatine of Lancaster.

LGBT History

The historical boundary of Lancashire, in red, and the modern-day boundary of the ceremonial county, in green

County-wide LGBT facilities include Lancashire LGBT[1]

Lancashire County Council has a web page on LGBT History Month[2]

In August 2012 the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund awarded a grant of £450,000 for a Lancashire LGBT centre.[3]

References

  1. http://www.lancashirelgbt.co.uk/
  2. http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=6463&pageid=38519
  3. http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2012/08/24/lgbt-centre-in-lancashire-awarded-450000/