Family fun to boost festive lights fund

A fun-packed event which will raise funds for Garstang’s annual Christmas lights display is to be staged early next month.

Remus the lamb before he went missing

Efforts to find missing Remus restarted

One year on from the disappearance of Remus the lamb, owner Dale Price is appealing to the public once again to help her find her pet.
Richard Kellet, main winer at Garstang Gardening Club Show

Everything in their garden’s so lovely!

Bright blooms and vibrant vegetables helped the green-fingered bunch at Garstang Gardening Club celebrate their 30th birthday.

Paul and Maureen Mallon

Garstang Market's cheese stallholders retire after 25 years

Garstang’s best-loved cheese and biscuit traders have said a final goodbye to their customers after serving from behind the counter of their indoor market stall for 25 years.

Flag to fly at Bilsborrow war memorial to remember sailor Sylvester Horn’s sacrifice

The Union flag will be flown at the Barton, Bilsborrow and Myerscough War Memorial in Bilsborrow on October 7 in memory of war hero Sylvester Horn.

Hannah Binns - young farmer from Downham chosen to take part in the Lord Mayor's Show

Young Lancashire farmer Hannah Binns is invited to Lord Mayor’s show

A young farmer from Lancashire has been chosen for a starring role in the 802nd Lord Mayor’s show in London.

Pub of the year is back!

The hunt is on to find 2017 Pub of the Year

We all have different ideas of what makes a perfect pub. Do you prefer a cosy traditional ale house, with comfy seats, crackling fire, the happy hum of background conversation and a pint?
There was a passionate local campaign to keep Adlington Library open

Bill to reopen axed Lancashire libraries nears £1m

Councillors have voted to fund nearly £850,000 of work to reopen 11 of Lancashire’s closed libraries.

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Garstang School of Gymnastics members who took part in The Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games in Sheffield.
Georgina Horn and Millie Sutcliffe, both 12, and 16-year-old Katie Whittaker (centre).

Garstang gymnasts' great medal haul

Rising stars from the Garstang School of Gymnastics brought home an impressive haul of medals after competing at The Special Olympics Great Britain.

Garstang Natural Health and Beauty Centre

It's a high street store...with a difference!

A ‘cannabis shop’ is coming to Garstang high street ... but it’s not quite what you might think!
Lancashire Game and Country Festival in Scorton.
Vale of Lune Harriers give a hunting demonstration.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Country celebration

Huge crowds descended on Scorton Showground over the weekend despite the September showers for the annual Lancashire Game and Country Festival.

5-year-old Thomas Hudson at home after surgery with mum Jo Hudson, dad Lee Hudson and 6-month-old brother Matthew.

Thomas standing tall after surgery

Little Thomas Hudson made his return to school with a smile on his face and a little bit taller having under gone life-changing surgery.

Family fun day on Kepple Lane Park in Garstang this weekend

Party in Kepple Lane park

Trustees of Kepple Lane Park in Garstang will host their annual family fun day this weekend.

GIVE AND TAKE: Lancashire County Council to make £45m of cuts but more cash for some services

GIVE AND TAKE: Lancashire County Council to make £45m of cuts but more cash for some services

A massive programme of £45m of savings has been unveiled by Lancashire County Council.

Bat Walk Night is being held at Brockholes Nature Reserve

Things to do this weekend (September 8 to 12)

Here's some things to try this weekend, and even extending beyond the weekend:
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County Coun Geoff Driver

Cabinet's £45m cuts list for Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council's cabinet meets next week to decide whether to  make   £45m of cuts to services.
Are new school starters' vaccinations up to date?

Vaccination alert as figures reveal thousands of children not immunised in Lancashire

Parents and carers in Lancashire are being urged to check their children’s vaccinations are up to date as the new school term begins.
Police would like to speak to this woman in connection with the incident.

CCTV APPEAL: Theft from Garstang Booths

A CCTV appeal has been launched following a theft from a supermarket in Garstang, say police.
Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

Calls for Lancashire county council leader Coun Geoff Driver to resign

The leader of Lancashire County Council is facing calls for his resignation as the debate escalates over a controversial restructure of the council.

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