More hold-ups for Lancashire motorists as Broughton by-pass delayed

Lancashire motorists have been warned that completion of the long awaited Broughton by-pass will be delayed until early 2018.

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Concerns raised over village crime

Concerns are being raised over the number of crimes in rural areas that are going unsolved.

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Martin Booker and Courtney Bushell from the Fleetwood Town Commercial Team help get Jeff Stelling under way on the tenth leg of his March for Men, from Highbury to the Globe Arena

Soccer Saturday star Jeff Stelling on the march for cancer charity

One of the most familiar faces in sport has been pounding the pavements of Lancashire to raise money for the Prostate Cancer charity.
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St Michael's on Wyre gala returns this weekend

Villagers of St Michael's on Wyre ready for a gala party

It’s’ ‘party time’ in St Michael’s on Wyre as villagers gear up for this weekend’s annual gala.

Blackpool professional boxer Jack Arnfield officially opens the extension at Over Wyre Medical Centre

Boxing champ opens £1m extension

The gloves were off as boxing champion Jack Arnfield opened the £1m extension at a Wyre doctors’ surgery.

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Bubble football in action at Preston's Ribbleton Park

Have a go at......Bubble Football

The traditional five-a-side game with a difference - every player encased in a giant inflatable ball
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Lancashire recommends.... Garden Centres

Readers have voted. Here are the top five garden centres in Lancashire.

The incident is alleged to have happened in Blackpool Old Road

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Arrest over Poulton sex attack

A man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault after a woman was attacked in a Poulton street

Newly appointed Mayor of Garstang Coun Peter Ryder and Deputy Mayor Coun Leah Hynes

New Wyre mayor’s rallying cry

Garstang’s new mayor, Peter Ryder, fell in love with the community which became his adopted town when he moved to Wyre in 1983.


Children’s festival was a roaring success in rain

Rain was not going to stop play at one of Lancashire’s most popular children’s festivals.

Nateby Primary School's 'Rio Carnival Band' from the Garstang Children Festival in 2016

Festival time in Garstang

The flags are out in Garstang which means only one thing it’s Festival season.

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Postcard sent in 1955 FINALLY arrives in Garstang - 62 years late

Garstang resident Lynn Harter was delighted to receive a birthday postcard only to be left puzzled after discovering it was nearly 62 years late.
The Flatlanders play a charity night at Claughton Village Hall for Kidney Research

Claughton village band night raises thousands for research

A family who launched a fundraising mission to help find a cure for their teenage son who suffers with a rare kidney disease have helped raise nearly £3,500 towards their cause.

Laura Haslam and her daughters Brooke and Eva

Nude pictures of girls found on Google Maps

A mother has spoken of her outrage after naked pictures of her two young children were posted on the internet.

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Homes in Stalmine habve been affected by a power problem.

Homes in Stalmine lose power

Electricity North West has confirmed it is aware of a fault affecting power to some 116 properties in the Stalmine area today.

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Churchtown District Children's Festival Queen elect for 2017 Isobel Wilkinson

Countdown is on to Churchtown festival for new queen Isobel

Churchtown and District Children’s Festival Queen elect Isobel Wilkinson is on the countdown to her big day.

Picture: Lynn Harter
Garstang Youth Council with MP Ben Wallace and Kepple Lane park trustees for the unveiling of the new poppy sculptures

Garstang Youth Councillors unveil new poppy sculpture at community park

Trustees of Kepple Lane Park and the Garstang Youth Council welcomed MP Ben Wallace and local dignitaries for the official unveiling of the new poppy sculptures in the award-winning community park.

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Work under way on average speed cameras

Work has begun to install new average speed cameras on one of the Fylde coast’s most dangerous roads.

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Garstang residents protest against the potential development of the Community centre and its car park

Anger at homes approval in Garstang town centre

A concerned town councillor is hoping for a clear answer from Wyre planning bosses to explain why they ignored a 5,000-strong petition opposing plans for a major redevelopment in Garstang town centre.

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