Lancashire residents urged to check on vulnerable over Christmas

Blackburn Citizen: Lancashire residents urged to check on vulnerable over Christmas Lancashire residents urged to check on vulnerable over Christmas

LANCASHIRE residents are being urged to check up on friends, relatives and neighbours who may be affected by bad weather over Christmas.

Lancashire County Council said that this, combined with fewer daylight hours, can cause problems for elderly or disabled people who will struggle to keep warm and go about their day-to-day business.

Last year, more than 500 people died in the county because of winter-related illnesses last year.

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