Festival time in Garstang

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

News 1

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.

News 17
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.

News 4
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.

Head Dyke Lane

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.

Transport 4
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.

News 2

VIDEO: Watch as cops use stinger on fleeing van

A white van was chased through Hambleton after refusing to stop for police last night.

Wyre 1
Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival is a great attraction for all the family

Scorton villagers gear up for Bikes and Barrows Festival

The Scorton “Bikes and Barrows” Festival is back for its' seventh year and organisers are promising it to be their most exciting yet.

Cabus Players stage Peter Gordons murder mystery Secondary Cause of Death

Cabus Players stage Inspector Pratt murder mystery

Cabus Players are staging Peter Gordon’s murder mystery ‘Secondary Cause of Death’.
Ray Langford

Rail revival group revises ambitions

The team behind plans to bring trains back to a long lost line have shortened their ambitions.

News 2
County Hall in Preston

Battle commences for your vote in May County Council elections

There are now just weeks to go to the May elections and with all candidates declared the battle has begun in earnest for the future control of Lancashire County Council.

News 7
County Hall, Preston

Remember to register right to vote in May elections

Remember to claim your right to vote - that is the message from County Hall with just two days left to register to vote in May’s county council elections.

News 7
‘Stock up on essential medications and order repeat prescriptions now’, patients warned

‘Stock up on essential medications and order repeat prescriptions now’, patients warned

Readers have been urged to be ready for Easter by planning ahead for repeat prescriptions and using NHS services ‘appropriately’.

Ten homes are planned for Selby's Pig Farm in Preesall

Ten homes planned for Preesall pig farm

Ten homes could be built at Selby’s Pig Farm, in Little Tongues Lane, Preesall, if planners at Wyre Council agree, documents showed.

The ferry link is at risk

Short-term deal keeps ferry service afloat

A short-term deal has been reached to keep the Knott End to Fleetwood ferry afloat.

Politics 2
Pilling Nursing Homen is set to reopen under new management who have refurbished the building.  L-R are Eric Charlesworth, Victoria Surtees, Phil Bradshaw, Abbey Mealor, Jenny Whiteside, Donna Smith and Kirsty Miller

Nursing home ordered to shut last year set to reopen under new owners

A ‘dirty’ nursing home shut by inspectors is set to reopen under new owners.

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