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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VIDEO: Watch as cops use stinger on fleeing van

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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‘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.

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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.

One of Garstang's best known residents, journalist Pat Seed, founded the Pat Seed Appeal which for many years became one of the best known charities in Britain.

Forty years on: The Pat Seed Fund remembered

She was one in a million - and touched the hearts of the nation with her courage, determination and tenacity.
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Former journalist Angela Norris who has written her first book 'Dancing To The Beat Of The Tide

Former Garstang journalist creates waves with first book

Knott End library was packed for a nostalgia-packed presentation by village author Angela Norris.
The Fleetwood Knott End Ferry

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.

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