Garstang Ice Cream Festival a sellout success

Garstang was packed with visitors for its inaugural ice cream festival.
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Queues on the B6430 heading into Garstang today

Traffic chaos at Garstang Ice Cream Festival

Motorists heading to Garstang Ice Cream Festival are stuck in their hot cars as traffic into the market town is gridlocked.

Sally Cowburn, Julie Richardson and April Haxby of the Garstang Hookers crochet group have created an ice cream cone decorated with sea creatures.

Garstang's ice cream festival is almost here

Garstang is gearing up for its first ever ice cream festival today.

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School holiday clubs in Lancashire 2018

Still looking for holiday clubs to occupy your children over the six-week break? Try these:
The Well Dressed Gentlemen will be performing at Longton Live

Things to do (July 13 to 17)

Get out and about this weekend with any of these great events:

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Lancashire recommends... the best places for an ice cream

It is still hot enough to treat yourself to an ice cream.

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VOTE: Where is the best place for an ice cream in Lancashire?

The sun is blazing - the perfect time for an ice cream.

Emergency services at the scene of the crash in Garstang

Accident causes road closure

The A6 south of Garstang was closed in both directions after a two-car crash, according to the AA.


GALLERY: Sun shone brightly for Forton Field Day

The scorching summer sun shone brightly for the annual Forton Field Day.

Fire crews were called to the incident at Charnock Richard

Deliberate fire started at Charnock Richard business amid Winter hill moorland fires

A man from Grimsargh has condemned the actions of "mindless idiots" who set fire to land at his business in Charnock Richard - creating even more pressure for the fire service.
Police are at the scene of a serious accident

Road closed after 'serious' accident in Catterall

A major road has been closed following a serious accident in Catterall say police.

Ice cream

Top five ice cream parlours in Lancashire to keep you cool

With sizzling temperatures, a tasty ice cream is needed to cool you down.
Lancashire and Cumbria Region Organiser of the Porsche GB Club, David Baker, with his Porsches.

Porsche cars head to Lancashire's roads for inaugural 100-mile Red Rose Run

High performance Porsche sports cars - collectively worth millions of pounds - are setting off on a 100-mile Red Rose Run this Sunday (July, 8) to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.
Bishop of Lancaster Dr Jill Duff on the day of her consecration

‘It’s a privilege to become the next Bishop of Lancaster’

The first female Bishop of Lancaster Rt Rev Dr Jill Duff was consecrated at York Minster by the Archbishop of York.

The 14 year-old was rescued by mountain rescue team volunteers at Badgers Wood

Teenager airlifted to hospital after river fall

A teenager was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a fall at a beauty spot in Bilsborrow, say Ambulance Services.

Rev Refs June 12 - Blackpool Tower made of Meccano, rations coupon, Maurice Barker, a friend of mine from Bilsborrow Silcock Chair Ride on Preston Flag Market in 1937. Burnley Centre steam tram,

REV RON GREENALL: Recalling age of fashion on ration

Clothes coupons and clothes rationing was introduced in Britain on June 1,1940.


The countdown is on as Garstang gears up for the county's first ever ice cream festival

Lancashire is licking its lips ahead of Garstang’s first ever ice cream festival – with less than three weeks now until the big day is set to bring thousands of people in to the market town.

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Garstangs Fairtrade pioneer and the founder of Fair Trade Towns Bruce Crowther MBE visiting Seoul South Korea in 2013 for the launch of the Fair Trade City campaign

From Garstang to Seoul flying the Fair trade flag across the world

It is now 18 years since the market town of Garstang was recognised as the world’s first Fair Trade Town.

Volunteers Party at CancerHelp, Ribbleton, Preston to celebrate 30 years

Cancer Help in Ribbleton and Garstang celebrates 30 years

A charity set up by a woman whose mum battled cancer has reached its 30th year.

IN PICTURES: Ribchester Field Day celebrates its 58th birthday

This year's annual Ribchester Field Day was one to remember ... and not just for the inclement weather.

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