Wyre and Garstang

Wyre & Garstang

Garstang Arts festival will be biggest and best yet

Organisers are promising the biggest ever Garstang Music and Arts Festival after announcing this year’s spectacular line-up.

Police are warning residents to be vigilant after two break-ins.

Keep your property locked and secure

Police are asking residents to be vigilant and keep their property secure after two break-ins.

The new village could provide homes for people looking to downsize ready for retirement

Plans revealed for Catterall retirement village

Ambitious plans have been unveiled for a massive retirement village in the Garstang area

County Coun Geoff Driver Leader of Lancashire County Council

New consultation on Cuerden

New consultations will be held next week on the planned new multi-million pound Cuerden Strategic development as concerns are raised it could impact on Preston’s prosperity.

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Pat Ascroft will give a talk at Garstang Library

Busy programme at Garstang Library for arts festival

Garstang Library will be the venue  for a number of exciting performances and presentations for Garstang Art and Music Festival
Garstang business owners with mayor Peter Ryder and representatives of Garstang Independent Traders at The Royal Oak Pub for Garstang Business in Bloom awards 2017

Business is flourishing for annual awards

Businesses in Garstang have brought a new meaning to the term flower power as they came together to celebrate their green-fingered talents.

County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

Lancashire County Council’s most senior officers could be ousted as the council’s cabinet prepares to consider three proposals for a restructure of the council’s top management team.

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The steelwork of the new Flower Bowl leisure venue takes shape at Barton Grange

PROJECT UPDATE: Barton Grange Garden centre’s Flower Bowl project is starting to blossom

What is the project?


VIDEO: Watch the 'superpipe' being laid at Anchorsholme

The UK’s largest outfall pipe has been laid under the sea at Anchorsholme.
Gavin Howard and Pippa's mum Michelle Cole

Ribbleton man completes peak challenge in memory of his Scorton niece

A devoted uncle has taken on the Peak to Peak Challenge - with a twist - in memory of his niece.

This is how the garden at Adam Wright's garden was left behind after being re-turfed.

Garden of £300,000 new build Longridge home ‘inaccessible for two years’

A Longridge father has spoken of his dismay after moving into a £300,000 home in the town, only months later to discover his garden was sinking and holes appearing.

The Love Garstang Loyalty Card was launched at Garstang Show

Love Garstang Loyalty Card launched to encourage shoppers to buy local

Businesses in Garstang are uniting to keep the High Street thriving by encouraging people to ‘shop local.’
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Sports facilities

Where are the best leisure centres in Lancashire?

Vote here for your favourite leisure centre
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The blocked the route from The Holme onto The Lodge which leads to Primrose Cottages at the other end of the mill pond

Application open to make Calder Vale footpath a public right of way

A row has erupted over the use of a ‘historic’ footpath.

People are being urged not to give personal details over the phone

Wyre Council chiefs warning over cold-calling tax scam

Council chiefs have urged people not to give personal details over the phone after reports of scammers claiming to be tax officials.

Tony  McGuire with his hamper for  best front door area in the Catterall in Bloom competition

Catterall residents rewarded for a blooming great effort

Two green-fingered Catterall residents who have brightened up their neighbourhood with their colourful displays have been rewarded by the Catterall in Bloom team.

Picture by Julian Brown 05/08/17

Winmarleigh Young Farmers pictured left, Izzy Eames, Lucy Raby, Rosie Hewitt, Tom Bennett and Abbie Hewitt with their Pygmy Goat "Mary"

Garstang Agricultural show

Families and farmers flock to Garstang Show

A packed day of all things agricultural and more kept the crowds entertained at Garstang Show.

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The flooding from the garden in Mr Robin Watson's home in Clematis Drive in Garstang, part of the Redrow Canal View development

Garstang buyers of new build homes reveal their property horrors

Residents living in one of Garstang’s newest luxury developments have revealed their ‘horror stories’ from inside their newly built homes.
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Dog agility shows are sure to delight the crowds at Garstang Show

Things to do this weekend (August 4 to 7)

There's a great mix of events happening over the next few days, why not head out to one?
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Hunt for missing Lancashire prisoner

Hunt for missing Lancashire prisoner

Police are appealing for information after a prisoner absconded from HMP Kirkham.

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