Garstang turns orange for third year running

Garstang’s commercial community is aiming for a colourful Halloween spooktacular later this month…

The scout and guide hut in Kepple Lane, Garstang

Ex-Garstang Mayor's scouts HQ proposals scrapped

Controversial plans unveiled by a former Garstang mayor to transform the town's scout and guide headquarters into a new state-of-the-art community facility, have been dumped - just days after the idea became public.
James Leigh will now serve the rest of his sentence in prison

Schoolgirl groomed by convicted rapist from Preesall

A convicted child rapist tried to groom a schoolgirl.

Garstang Mayor Coun Peter Ryder

Garstang Town Council to launch Facebook page?

Three media-savvy councillors want Garstang town council to enter the Facebook age.

Garstang Scout Hut on Kepple Lane

Proposals for Garstang Scout Hut unveiled

Pictures of how Garstang’s Kepple Lane scouts and guides base could look if councillors back a radical re think being mooted by a former town mayor have been revealed.


Garstang hypnotherapist recognised with top industry award

A Garstang mum who re-trained in hypnotherapy after turning to the treatment to help manage her own chronic pain has had her work recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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Wyre speed traps set to be unleashed

Average speed cameras on a notorious Wyre road are ready to go live.

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Wind warning

Weather warning extended to Lancashire

A warning about high winds on the way has been issued for Lancashire.

Garstang Kepple Lane Scout Hut

Garstang councillor poses idea for new town community facilities

A suggestion for a radical re-think about Garstang’s community facilities has been made by a former town mayor.

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Coun Alan Vincent, Wyre Council

New leader’s sadness over fall of council ‘star’

The leader of Wyre Council has responded to an email sent by former cabinet boss Peter Gibson that contained serious allegations against fellow councillors.

Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section members from Garstang and the surrounding area  have completed the Girlguiding North West England engineering challenge badge Clever Cogs, as part of an activity day held for the Garstang District.

Guides prove they’re real clever clogs

Garstang Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and senior section members turned science engineers for their latest challenge.

Helen Stuart and Sarah Crossley from Farm Creative

Garstang marketing firm scoops UK’s best ‘rural’ award

A Bilsborrow businesswoman, who set up her marketing agency from her family’s working farm has been crowned Britain’s best rurally-based creative business at the Rural Business Awards 2017.

Garstang Business and Community Centre

Still no key date for Garstang business centre works

Hopes the timetable for Garstang’s biggest town centre development in a decade would be clearer by early autumn appear to have been dashed.
Coun Peter Gibson who was axed as the Wyre Council leader in September

Ousted leader Peter Gibson speaks out on Garstang controversies

The recently deposed leader of Wyre Council has spoken publicly for the first time since his ousting on a number of controversial Garstang issues which affected his time in office.
1,500 patients dealt with a day by Blackpool trust

REVEALED: Hundreds of Fylde coast patients make NHS complaints

Patients on the Fylde coast wrote hundreds of letters of complaint to health chiefs last year, new figures reveal.
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Stock image of a Fleetwood Coastguard vehicle

Man and dog 'very lucky' after being cut off by tide

A man and his dog had a 'very lucky' escape after being cut off by the incoming tide near Fleetwood this morning.
The porpoise that washed up at Blackpool earlier this week

Dead porpoise washes up at Rossall

A dead porpoise washed up at Rossall, the Fleetwood Coastguard team said.

The cast of When We Were Married

Anything but marital bliss for Players

When We Were Married by JB Priestley. The Windmill players at Thornton Little Theatre
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Maldern Avenue in Carleton (Pic: Google)

Parents to answer bail after baby girl suffers ‘life-changing’ injuries

The parents of a baby girl, arrested after she was found with serious head injuries, are set to answer their bail on Monday.

Hospital bosses have teamed up with Blackpool and The Fylde Colleges art department to try and beat a world record  and they may need your help.

Can YOU help beat world record here in Blackpool?

Hospital bosses have teamed up with Blackpool and The Fylde College’s art department to try and set a new world record – and they may need your help.

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