Family set to move back in a year on from flood horror

IT’S been a year since they were driven from their house by raging floodwater – but Brian and Victoria Laverty hope this is the weekend they can finally move back home.

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Chris Montgomery, owner of Car Care, with a bike to be auctioned in aid of CRY

Christmas quiz to help heart charity

A festive quiz evening is being held to raise funds for vital heart screenings in Garstang.

Heavy rain sparks creation of flood action group

Heavy rain sparks creation of flood action group

A new flooding action group has been set up after a weekend of heavy rain sparked fears of a repeat of last year’s devastation.

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Sarah Robinson meets Prince Charles as part of the Coronation Meadows project

Why Sarah Robinson is making sure Bowland’s meadows are flower filled

Sarah Robinson likes to say it with flowers ... hundreds of times over.

Tithe Barn manager Gary Kirby with CancerCare community fundraiser Helen Hartin and Roger Barker of Mitchells

Pudding sales will help cancer charity

Sweet-toothed diners can enjoy a guilt-free pudding, knowing they will be supporting a cancer charity.
Families expected to turn out for the annual Garstang Christmas lights switch-on

Garstang lights up for Christmas

Garstang’s Christmas Festival committee are inviting people to get into the Christmas spirit and join them for the town’s festive lights switch-on next Monday.

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Tarja Wilson and Dave Padley received their Landscapes For Life awards from County Coun Albert Atkinson

Bowland duo gain coveted Landscapes For Life awards

Two of Lancashire’s most dedicated countryside experts have been formally thanked for their contribution to the Bowland countryside.

Les Taylor  at Garstang FC


Craig Salmon talks to football scout and former Garstang FC commercial manager Les Taylor

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Christmas Market

Where are this year's Christmas Markets?

Cold winter nights and late night shopping can be made so much better with a mulled wine and festive carols. Check out our list of Christmas Markets.
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Gift shop

Where are the best gift shops?

With Christmas around the corner, we all need a little inspiration.

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Garstang Community Academy Year 11 football team are district champions

Double sports success for academy students

Wannabe sports stars are celebrating a double run of success after both the Garstang Community Academy rugby and football teams were crowned school champions in competitions.

A DRIVER of a Mercedes ran away after crashing into the rear of a Golf carrying five people in Garstang Road.

Mercedes driver runs away after crashing into a Golf carrying five people

A DRIVER of a Mercedes-Benz ran away after crashing into the rear of a Golf carrying five people in Garstang Road.

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Dan Lowton, Myerscough College Farriery student and semi-pro goalkeeper for SpennyMoor Town

Horse shoe maker and semi-pro footballer hoping to be part of an FA Cup giant-killing

A horse shoe maker and semi-professional footballer is hoping he can help his side to an FA Cup giant-killing this weekend as he prepares to take on League One side MK Dons.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was seriously injured in a crash with a milk tanker.

Cyclist severely injured after crash with milk tanker in Scorton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was left with severe injuries following a crash in Scorton on Halloween.

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Paul Doughty who died on October 6 and his wife Joan from Garstang

Tributes to the dentist with a smile

A loving supportive father, a dedicated husband and a friend to all his patients. Just some of the tributes paid to Peter Doughty.

Luke Carter, 8, from Cabus

Luke’s triathlon challenge to help reach £50k goal

An eight-year-old boy with cerebral palsy is set to take on the mammoth challenge of a triathlon to help him and his friend raise £50,000.

Grimsargh Players rehearsing for thier forthcoming production  Lilies On The Land.

Grimsargh Players set to portray reality of Land Army

Grimsargh Players are currently putting the finishing touches to their next production, Lilies On The Land.

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Cyclist ‘serious’ after milk tanker collision

Cyclist ‘serious’ after milk tanker collision

A Lancashire cyclist has been left with severe injuries following a collision with a milk tanker.

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Man who died in M6 horror smash is named

Man who died in M6 horror smash is named

A man who died following a serious collision on the M6 has been named.

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Ben Wallace

Lancashire MP in battle against money laundering

Lancashire MP Ben Wallace is helping to lead a crackdown on international money laundering.

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