Wyre and Garstang

Wyre & Garstang

Why Lancashire County Council may be watching you

Lancashire’s trading standards service has admitted its staff sometimes fake Facebook accounts in a bid to trap persistent offenders.

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Lancashire County Council's deputy leader, County Coun David Borrow

Lancashire’s Council Taxpayers face rises of more than 4%

Council Tax bills in Lancashire are set to rise by at least 4% in April - with Lancashire County Council saying its share of the charge will go up by 3.99 %.

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Stephen Fearing

Canadian singer-songwriter unplugged

Garstang Unplugged will welcome a Canadian singer-songwriter at their next monthly event.

Health store

Where are the best health stores?

Selling anything from vitamins, protein shakes, nuts and vegetables health stores are a useful place to stock up on the essentials.

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The police managed to track the vehicle to Rishton

Police launch dramatic hunt after burglary at salvage yard

Police launched a dramatic hunt after a man was disturbed following a suspected break-in at a car salvage yard in Bilsborrow.

Anna can-can at the Moulin Rouge

Taking to one of the most famous stages in the world, Anna Coope says being part of the Moulin Rouge is a “dream”.

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The picture shows 29-year-old dad Simon Hall, from Pilling, 94-year-old great great grandad Jack, three-week old Eliza, 70-year-old great grandma Joan Sutcliffe, from Winmarleigh and 49-year-old grandma Heather Hall.

Five generations celebrate new Christmas addition

The birth of a baby girl made this Christmas very special for one family.

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Staff and residents at Cornmill nursing and residential home in Garstang celebrate the outstanding rating

Nursing home is rated as ‘outstanding’

A nursing and residential home has had its services rated as ‘outstanding’.

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Luke Carter (middle), Josh Carter (left of Luke) and the Brewin family after a New Year's Eve party which raised �2,000 towards Luke's SDR surgery.

‘The support we have received is just incredible’

Thanks to ‘overwhelming’ support from the community, an eight-year-old boy with cerebral palsy is set for a life-changing operation.

Coun. Steve Holgate

Health transformation plans need to be in plain English

FURIOUS campaigners walked out of a key county council health meeting today claiming county councillors were not doing a good enough job scrutinising plans for “the biggest shake up of the health service since 1948”.

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Daniel Sutcliff from Garstang is currently working as a youth soccer coach in Australia with Magic United TFA.

Coach takes to the skies in memory of Adam

A soccer coach from Garstang currently working in Australia is planning a sponsored sky-dive down under to raise funds for a Lancashire-based charity set up following the death a friend.


Garstang popular 10k race a success once again

Holy smoke!

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Average speed cameras to be installed on two major routes in to Preston

Average speed cameras to be installed on two major routes in to Preston

AVERAGE speed cameras are to be installed at two major routes into Preston as part of a drive to reduce the death toll on Lancashire’s roads.

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Swan Spectacular

Top things to do at the weekend (January 14 and 15)

Here is our guide of what things are happening this weekend.

BREAKING: Body of a young boy found behind house

BREAKING: Body of a young boy found behind house

The body of a 14-year-old boy has been found near the Forest of Bowland.

Oakland's nursing home in Dimples Lane, Garstang

Nurse admits raft of errors

A nurse has been found guilty of misconduct after admitting putting patients at risk of harm, and inappropriate language.

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MP Ben Wallace

Government minister visits Lancashire following complaints about county council’s library closures

Government Minister Rob Wilson will visit Lancashire on Tuesday (Jan 10) to investigate the county council’s decision to close 28 libraries.

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MP Ben Wallace

Minister’s warnings on security in Lancashire

Lancashire MP and Government minister Ben Wallace is calling on county residents to be cyber and security aware - especially if you work in defence or other security sensitive industries.

AS IT WAS: The Gate of Bengal restaurant

Popular restaurant at Broughton crossroads set to reopen months after closure

A popular Preston restaurant is to reopen with its former team back in charge.

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