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Covering the towns and villages of Wyre, we mainly cover the villages and towns on the A6 corridor as well as Inskip, Great Eccleston and Barton.

Barton Grange garden centre reduce parking spaces as police warn over A6 restrictions

Inside Barton Grange's Christmas display last year Pic: Tony Worrall Car parking at a popular garden centre between Preston and Garstang has been cut back. Barton Grange Garden Centre is allowed to open under the government restrictions, as garden centres […]

1 week ago
Police appeal to trace 23-year-old missing man with Garstang family ties

James McDonald. Pic: Garstang and Over Wyre Police. James McDonald 23 years of age has been missing from his family since 28th September at his home address in Preston. He has family connections in the Garstang area. Police […]

2 months ago
Garstang entrepreneur receives publicity boost from former Dragon

Jen and her daughter A Garstang‐based children’s board game business has received a boost in publicity from Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. Jen Shillitoe, founder of Little Acorn Games, tweeted Theo about her business during Small Business Sunday (SBS) and was one […]

4 months ago
Charity tractor run raises £4,500 for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity

Tractor run in Inskip for NHS A local man who wanted to show support for the NHS has helped raise more than £4,500 for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity. Bryan Eccleston, from Inskip, organised a Tractor Run, […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Starbucks reopening two drive-through branches in Preston

Starbucks is reopening a number of outlets across the UK Pic: StarbucksUK Two drive-through Starbucks in Preston are being reopened. The American coffee chain has reopened 22 of its branches in the North West include two in and around Preston. Both stores […]

7 months ago
Village tractor run near Preston lifts spirits as community claps for carers

The sound of horns and revving of engines filled the air above Inskip, Catforth and Treales on Thursday as tractors and farm vehicles drove through the country lanes. The NHS […]

7 months ago
Garstang pensioner targeted by rogue traders as scams warning issued during lockdown

The lady in her 80s was charged an obscene amount of an hour's work trimming back a conifer Pic: Pixabay A pensioner in Garstang has been targeted by rogue traders. Lancashire County Council has issued warnings about a number of scams since lockdown began. A lady in her 80s received […]

7 months ago
Have some pun and name the new Garstang mobile library

A new mobile library vehicle Literature lovers are being asked to help name Lancashire County Council’s new mobile library based at Garstang.  The vehicle, which is one of a six-strong mobile library fleet that’s being […]

11 months ago
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