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'''Lancashire''' is a county in north-west England.
 
'''Lancashire''' is a county in north-west England.
  
The county council area includes the following 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]].
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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]].
  
 
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.
 
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.

Revision as of 14:49, 2 October 2012

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 became part of Cumbria, but these areas are still included in the County Palatine of Lancaster.

LGBT History

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/