Wyre and Garstang

Wyre & Garstang

Driver "may face disqualification" after being caught at the wheel on his phone

Lancashire Police have stopped a man on the M55 motorway while driving on the phone.
Crime 2
The overturned car. Photo: Lancashire Road Police.

Driver of car that overturned on the M6 arrested for suspected drink driving

The driver of the overturned car that caused hours of delays on the M6 yesterday evening (Friday, April 20) has been arrested for suspected drink driving.
Crime 5
A photo of the scene posted by Assistant Chief Constable Terry Woods.

M6 closed following "serious injury collision" involving car and lorry

The M6 was closed this afternoon following a two-vehicle collision.
Transport

The 'Macmillan Minion' is Benidorm-bound for cancer research

A team of four are raising vital money for charity by driving more than 1,400 miles to Spain in their cartoon character-inspired banger.
News
The Memento Workshop is based on the Lubaina Himid exhibition at the Harris Museum

Things to do (April 21 - 23)

As the weather brightens up, why not get out and about to some of these events?

Whats on
The planning application for the signs has beenlodged by Mr Darren Rigby of One Stop Stores and is being managed by planning agents Innovative Signs.

Residents see red over convenience store's new signage

Conservation-conscious Garstonians are seeing red over the new signs on the former Garstang Co-op.

Business 2
St John's Hospice Community Fundraiser Karen Crossley, St John's Fundraising Manager Jo Humphrey, Lisa Lodge of Vincents Solicitors and Booths Specialist Supervisor Lesley Blackburn.

The final countdown to Garstang's first ever colour dash is on

The countdown to the first ever Garstang Colour Dash this weekend is now on!
Athletics
Cyclist Ned Branton hails the NHS for saving his life after suffering from Weils Disease.

NHS AT 70: ‘Doctors in intensive care saved my life’

An ‘old age peddler’ who was left in a coma and close to death after contracting a rare disease has praised the NHS for saving his life.

Health

You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .

News
Lancaster Recycling Centre and landfill

Lancashire’s hard plastic goes straight to landfill, council reveals

Plastic items like toys and garden furniture are not currently being recycled in Lancashire and will end up in landfill, the county council has said.

News
Nicola Clark

Garstang chip shop owner to take on London Marathon for The Matthew Hesmondhalgh Memorial Fund

A mum-of-four is running the London Marathon in memory of a young man who died of an undiagnosed heart condition.

News
Fleetwood to Knott End ferry is back in service

Fleetwood to Knott End Ferry takes to the waters today

The Fleetwood to Knott End ferry service was re-launched today to the delight of passengers on both sides of the estuary.

News

England rugby star Marlie inspires talent of the future

An England women’s rugby star has helped to inspire talent of the future at a three-day camp.
Garstang
Kenlis Arms, Barnacre, finalist in JP Garstang Longridge Best Bar comp 2014

Psychic night at the Kenlis Arms in Garstang

There will be an evening of clairvoyance at the Kenlis Arms Hotel , Garstang, on Friday, April 20.

Lifestyle
Outdoor enthusiasts gear up for this year's walking festival

Garstang Walking festival is for everyone

It’s almost time for the 2018 Garstang Walking Festival!

Lifestyle
Lancashires Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw.

Government should 'look again' at police funding, says Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has called on the government to reconsider police funding amid 'increasing' demands on the force.
News
Phoebe Roskell with brother Woody in the cycling tops that the team will wear.

Cycling team is Scotland-bound for five-year-old Phoebe Roskell and Dyskeratosis Congenita research

A team of dedicated cyclists is taking part in a 200-mile trek to Scotland and back to raise vital funds for Garstang girl Phoebe Roskell.

News
The Mayor talks with Chairman Tim Cox and Team Leader Kevin Camplin.

North Lancashire rescue team get nod of approval from Garstang Mayor Peter Ryder

The Mayor of Garstang was full of praise as he took a grand tour of Garstang’s elite mountain rescue team base.
Wyre and Garstang
Vice chair of the Churchtown Flood Action Group, Siriol Hogg, presented with the award.

North Lancashire flood protection group scoop national environment protection award

They have worked ‘tirelessly’ to bring a community back from devastating flood damage and to ensure a disaster of this scale never happens again.

Environment
Rebecca Parry will be presenting a 1930s themed show at Garstang Library

Things to do (April 13 to 17)

Get out and about with this selection of events happening over the coming days.

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