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Garstang Theatre Group all set for pantomime season

It’s pantomime time again – Oh yes it is and taking to the stage next week is Garstang Theatre Group with their latest production of Beauty and the Beast.

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Pat Ascroft with her grandchildren on their recent challenge in Croatia for the Mencap charity

Garstang Pat's party at the palace

Garstang grandma and intrepid explorer Pat Ascroft took on a very Royal mission in recent celebration of her charity efforts.
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The Garstang in Bloom team at the Floral Hall, Southport

Garstang is blooming marvellous

Green fingered enthusiasts from Garstang scooped a total of eight awards and medals at the Northwest in Bloom Awards held in the Floral Hall, Southport.

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MP Victoria Atkins is the new parliamentary under secretary of state at the Home Office

Victoria Atkins follows in her political parents' footsteps

The daughter of a well known Garstang political duo has been appointed a government minister following the resignation of Priti Patel.
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Garstang Community Aacdemy launched the Pitch In appeal for the new sports pitch

Great £100,000 victory for state-of-the-art Garstang sports facility

Garstang Community Academy will open the gates to the market town’s first state-of-the-art multi-sport, all weather facility next year after Sport England announced this week they would support their community bid for £100,000 of funding.

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Organisers of the Cockerham charity bingo night make a presentation to St John's Hospice

Cockerham charity bingo night

Organisers behind the Cockerham bingo charity night are inviting all to join them for the next annual event on Friday November 17.

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Garstang Festival Queen 2017 Lottie Hulme and her retinue

Applications open for the next Garstang Children's Festival Queen

The Garstang and District Children’s Festival committee are on the search for the next candidate to become the 2018 festival queen.

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Gartstang Youth Council with new youth mayor Nathan Halford centre
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Garstang Youth Council unveil new mayor

Garstang Youth Council held their annual meeting where youth councillor Nathan Halford took over the chain of office from outgoing youth mayor Lucas Brown.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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Helen Stuart and Sarah Crossley from Farm Creative

Garstang marketing firm scoops UK’s best ‘rural’ award

A Bilsborrow businesswoman, who set up her marketing agency from her family’s working farm has been crowned Britain’s best rurally-based creative business at the Rural Business Awards 2017.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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