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‘Sea life threatened by brine discharge’ in the sea off Fleetwood

Huge deposits of brine set to be offloaded into the sea off Fleetwood every day could spell disaster for fish and marine life, anglers and campaigners have warned.

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Some of the palm oil that has been washing up across the Fylde coast since the start of November

Toxic palm oil continuing to wash up as health warnings remain in place

Toxic palm oil continues to wash up on beaches across the Fylde coast, more than a month after it was first spotted.
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St Michaels on Wyre was badly affected by flooding after Storm Desmond in winter 2015

Massive electricity investment two years after Storm Desmond

Two years ago the county was suffering from severe flooding after one of the worst storms in recent memory.

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Garstang Victorian Evening takes place on Monday and Tuesday December 11 and 12

Families can enjoy a taste of the old and new and a little festive magic at the Garstang Victorian Festival

The countdown is on to one of the district’s biggest events events in the festive calendar with people from all over the region joining locals for the GarstangVictorian evening.

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Flooding in Pilling,. Photo: Resident Liz Edmondson

Wyre residents get to have their say following last month’s floods

Wyre residents who were affected by last month’s floods have been invited to a drop-in session on Wednesday.

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Councillor Peter Murphy

Take a fresh look at shops this weekend

Wyre Council has appealed for residents to take a fresh look at local businesses this weekend.

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Green waste collection over festive period

Green waste collection for Wyre over festive period

The green waste collection service for Wyre residents will be suspended for a short period from December 18 to January 14.

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Will's work will be available to buy through Not on the High Street

Handy Will is carving out career he was destined for

From a very young age, William Firth was impressed with the intricate wood turning skills of his grandfather and his father.

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The cast of Beauty and the Beast

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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Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Following last night's torrential rain and flooding a number of schools across Lancashire have announced that they will be closed today.
Education

Three rescued as flash floods cause Fylde chaos

Three people were rescued as flash floods caused chaos across large swathes of the Fylde coast last night.
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Daniel Munro and the discovered 50,000 of high purity class A drugs at a property on Rosemount Avenue, Preesall, in December 2015

Wyre dealer’s £50k haul - but only £300 left

A drug dealer benefited by £50,575.50 from his ill gotten gains, a court has found.

Crime
The community/council buildings in Garstang at the centre of the sale

Market town may miss out in £600k sale

Garstang may not gain anything from the sale of the town’s old council offices - with the cash potentially going to Fleetwood, Thornton, Poulton or Cleveleys.

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Coun Viv Taylor died in September

Conservatives announce candidates for Wyre and Lancashire council seats

Rural Conservatives have selected prospective candidates for the two main local authority seats made vacant by the recent death of County Coun Vivien Taylor.
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Mary Dowling

Key NHS meeting open to public

Residents of Fylde and Wyre have been invited to see local NHS decision-making in action.

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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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Former Wyre mayor Bob Williamson has died, aged 85.

Tributes paid to former first citizen Bob Williamson

Tributes have been paid to one of Wyre’s most popular mayors, Mr Bob Williamson, who has died, aged 85.

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Coun Peter Gibson, leader of Wyre Borough Council

Want to tweet, councillors? Just be careful!

Councillors in Wyre are being warned against making libellous comments and posting on social media after they have had a drink.

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