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.
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.

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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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.

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.
(Pic: Lancashire Police)

Grieving couple make emotional plea to parents after son's drugs death

The parents of a man who died from a drug overdose have pleaded with parents to 'please do all you can to protect children and families from the terrible evil of illegal drugs'.

Phil Woodford, the associate director of corporate affairs at University Hospital, Morecambe has taken part in a 200 mile trike ride in Holland

Garstang stroke sufferer's great charity effort

A hospital worker from Garstang, who suffered a stroke just a year ago, has raised £1,400 after completing a 200 mile recumbent trike ride in Holland.

Friends Clare Whittingham, Sue Hurst and Angela Carter walked 45km along Lancaster Canal for Pancreatic Cancer UK

Garstang friends take on charity walk in memory of loved ones

Three friends pulled on their walking shoes for a gruelling charity walk for a cause close to the heart.
Peter Gibson

Council leader removed over ‘drinking’ claim

Concerns over a council leader came to a head when he turned up for a meeting “the worse for wear for drink”, councillors were told.

Update: Sadness as death of popular Wyre councillor is announced

Update: Sadness as death of popular Wyre councillor is announced

Tributes have been paid to a Wyre councillor after her sudden death yesterday.
Kepple Lane family fun day Garstang september 2017

Lots of fun at the park

The September sun helped make for the best Kepple Lane Park family fun day to date as the Garstang community turned out in force.

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.

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.

This map show where some of the sites earmarked for development are

Traffic fears as plan for news homes is revealed

A blueprint for the future of Wyre has been met with mixed opinions. While some have welcome planned development in the area, many worry about the impact on the roads and local school places

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.
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