Bleasdale CE Primary School Between 7 January and 15 February 2019, at the request of the governing body and in partnership with the Diocese of Blackburn, Lancashire County Council undertook an initial consultation on the future of Bleasdale Church of England Primary School, Bleasdale, Preston, PR3 1UY. All interested parties were invited to share their views on the proposal. On 11 April 2019, Cabinet considered the outcome of the initial consultation and gave approval for a statutory consultation to take place on this proposal, from 24 April to 24 May 2019. Cabinet will consider the results of the consultation and make a final decision on the proposal within two months of the representation period closing. Should the decision be taken to close the school, the school will close on 31 August 2019. The public notice and complete proposal can be accessed at the following web address: https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/council/performance-inspections-reviews/children-education-and-families/school-organisation-reviews/bleasdale-ce-primary-school/ All interested parties are invited to share their views on this proposal.
The full list of candidates for the forthcoming European Parliamentary Elections has been published today (Thurs 25 April.) Nine political parties and two individual candidates will contest the elections on Thursday 23 May to elect the North West of England's eight Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). The full list can be viewed at www.northwestvotes.gov.uk where you can also find more information about the European Parliamentary Elections in the region. More than five million electors across the North West - Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside - will have the opportunity to vote. The North West European Parliamentary Elections count and declaration of results for the North West region will take place in Manchester on Sunday 26 May, after polls close across Europe. People will not be able to vote in these elections unless they have ensured they are on the Electoral Register. If you are not registered already, visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote and register by the Tuesday 7 May deadline. European Union citizens living in the North West, are eligible to vote in the European Parliamentary elections in either the United Kingdom or in their country of origin but not both. To vote in the United Kingdom, they must be registered to vote and have completed an additional form available at www.northwestvotes.gov.uk/downloads/file/3/european-voter-registration-form---uc1 The deadline for the return of this form is also Tuesday 7 May . Anyone eligible who is on the electoral register can choose to register to vote by post. Applications for a postal vote in this election must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 8 May. The deadline for proxy votes is 5pm on Wednesday 15 May. To find out more visit www.yourvotematters.co.uk