Latest news and information for Garstang in the Wyre, a market town and surrounding villages to the north of Preston in Lancashire

McDonalds and Starbucks set for Claughton-on-Brock mini retail park

The Claughton-on-Brock trade park plans are set to include a McDonald’s and a Starbucks, it has been revealed. The employment park, which is adjacent to the A6, has planning permission […]

1 week ago
M6 roadworks causing weekend nightmare at junction 32-33

A traffic map of the M6 taken at 4.50pm on Sunday, October 22 Ongoing roadworks at a busy section of motorway are causing regular delays, and frustration, for people travelling. There have been lane closures between junction 32 and 33 on the M6 […]

2 months ago
Police issue appeal to trace two teenage girls missing from near Garstang

Marley, aged 14 and Destiny, aged 16, were last seen on Friday morning near Garstang and last heard from during Friday night. Police believe they may have got a train from Preston to Manchester.

2 months ago
M6 northbound at Preston to be closed at J32-J33 on Saturday night

An aerial view of one of the bridges just north of Junction 32 on the M6 Pic: Google A northbound closure of the M6 will be in force on Saturday night as bridge works continue. The work at Stewarts Wood Bridge means the motorway is shut northbound from […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 north of Preston was shut due to car chase, rocks thrown at police and railway line stand-off

The M6 was shut northbound while the chase unfolded on Thursday night Pic: Google There were long delays on the M6 between Junction 32-33 while police tracked down two people on the run after a vehicle was seen travelling at 130mph.

2 months ago
BMW driver dead after crash on A6 at Forton

Police closed the A6 at the Hollins Lane junction Pic: Google A driver has died after a crash on the A6 at Forton during Wednesday (27 September) morning. The BMW X2 left the main road at Hollins Lane and collided with […]

2 months ago
M6 overnight closure between Junction 32 and 33 for bridge works

Work taking place on the M6 at Stewart's Wood Bridge Pic: Highways Agency North West The M6 will be shut northbound during Tuesday evening as bridge repairs continue. The Stewart’s Wood Bridge work means Highways Agency North West is closing the motorway from Junction 32 […]

3 months ago
M6 and M61 congestion as roadworks between J32-33 cause long Preston delays

Traffic queuing near J30 of the M6 northbound Pic: Traffic cameras uk There’s severe congestion on the M6 and M61 as holidaymakers head for the Lake District. Roadworks taking place between Junction 32 and Junction 33, where there’s lane closures for bridge […]

3 months ago
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