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

Garstang school receives £5,000 towards new running track

Garstang St Thomas Church of England Primary School has received £5,000 towards the cost of a new all-weather running track. The Garstang school, located in Kepple Lane, received funding from […]

4 days ago
Concerns about missing Garstang woman

Missing woman Samantha Cooper. Pic: Preston police Police have release a Facebook post which details concerns about missing woman Samantha Cooper. Samantha is a 45-year-old woman from Garstang and was last seen outside Co-op in Catterall at […]

4 weeks ago
New Garstang bungalow complex to be named after Greenhalgh Castle builder

Work is now fully underway for the new exclusive retirement bungalows in Garstang. McCarthy Stone has announced that it is now well into construction at Stanley Gardens and Place, a […]

2 months ago
Bowgreave Rise care facility in Garstang approved

Bowgreave Rise Care Home, Garstand. Pic: Google Maps Plans to build new care facilities for older people and people with dementia in Wyre have been approved. Lancashire County Council’s Development Control Committee approved the plans for the new […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston soldier to do 48-hour march in memory of mum who died from coronavirus

James Kirby with his mum Denise. Soldier James Kirby is raising money by marching from Preston Flag Market at the Cenotaph to ITC Catterick and back for his mum who died due to Covid. James will […]

4 months ago
Preston City Council mounts legal challenge against 151 new homes in Barton

Cardwell Farm in Barton Pic: Google Preston City Council is mounting a legal challenge after the Planning Inspectorate ruled on appeal that 151 new homes could be built in Barton. Councillor Peter Moss, Deputy Leader and […]

4 months ago
Latest figures show many people have received the Covid vaccine in each area of Preston and South Ribble

So far 37% of the UK population have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meaning more than 24 million people across the UK have had their first jab. […]

4 months ago
Wonderwood festival is heading to Valiants Farm

Wonderwood, a boutique ‘forestival’, will be taking a trip to Valiants Farm in Preston this summer. The 5,000 capacity former equestrian centre located just 20 minutes from Blackpool and just […]

5 months ago
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