Wyre Council to decide on new deal for Knott End ferry service

Mystery surrounds a secret meeting about the future of the Knott End to Fleetwood ferry.

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Angela Norris

Former journalist tells her own tale

A former journalist has told some of the tale of her childhood on the Fylde coast in a new book.
Park Lane in Preesall

Biker hurt in crash on village road

A motorcyclist has been injured in a collision with a car

Coun John Fillis

£23m road repairs will benefit Fylde and Wyre

A bumper £23m will be spent on repairing Lancashire’s roads, footpaths and cycle routes in the next financial year, with Fylde and Wyre residents among those set to benefit.

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Garstang Town Councillor Graham Salisbury, has accused some business owners of erecting non-compliant signs in the Garstang Conservation Area

Row over Garstang signs in heritage area

A major row has been sparked by claims that Garstang’s town centre historic heritage area is being marred by unauthorised advertising signs.

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Garstang’s tribute to Leonard Cheshire

Fifty-five art exhibits celebrating one of the most remarkable men of his generation, Leonard Cheshire are on show in Garstang this week.

Stuck for a good read? There is so much choice for children and young people it can be confusing says books expert Jake Hope. But with the right guidance even the most reluctant of young readers can discover the joy of books.

How reluctant readers can discover the joy of books

Do you know a reluctant reader? Children’s book expert Jake Hope tells Fiona Finch why there will always be a book to captivate even the most unenthusiastic reader.

The dog day care sector could come under closer scrutity

New regulation proposed for doggy day care businesses

The growing doggy day care industry is set to be brought into line with commercial kennels should Wyre Council approve new proposals.

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Coun Pat Greenhough was found to have breached Preesall Town Council code of conduct rules

Preesall Council ex-clerk cleared over ‘missing cash’ allegations

A Preesall town councillor has been found to have breached code of conduct rules after making a series of unsubstantiated claims about a “missing” council bank account allegedly containing £2,000.

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The road was closed following the crash

Road out of village closed after crash

Blackpool Road leading out of St Michaels towards Great Eccleston was closed following a crash earlier this afternoon.

Postcards depicting the original route of the Garstang rail line through rural Wyre

Reviving a ‘forgotten’ Lancashire rail route dream

Campaigners on track to try and restore parts of old Garstang to Knott End line

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Aged in Oak Wine Company owners Alex Buxton and Emma Bailey

Wine shop is barred by law from selling alcohol

Did you hear the one about the wine shop that couldn’t sell alcohol?

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Members of the Garstang and Knott End Light Railway group at Hackensall Crossing, Knott End, with the part of the route to Knott End behind them

All aboard for Garstang rail line revival

Railway revivalists are to launch a campaign which could see part of an almost forgotten rail route restored.

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Work continues on the Broughton Bypass plan

Traffic report could shape Lancashire housing plans

A detailed traffic report into the A6 could shape the future of housing in and around Garstang.

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Mandy Richardson, Sharon Hartley, Ann Boardman and Emily Hanson are walking 100km in 24 hours in the Trough of Bowland in aid of five charities

Four pals’ mega mile challenge

Four mums have taken on the monumental challenge of walking 100km in 24 hours.

Thousands of pheasants have already been culled

Government orders cull of 63,000 more birds to halt spread of bird flu

Tens of thousands more birds are to be culled after Government vets were unable to rule out the spread of avian flu.

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Coun Peter Gibson

New deal for Citizen's Advice service

An arrangement which has given thousands of people access to free advice will continue for another three years.

Students at Blackpool Sixth Form College on results day in August

REVEALED: Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde school performance tables 2017

As secondary school and college performance tables are published today parents are provided with more information than before.

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