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Latest news for Wyre, Lancashire. The borough borders to the North and Western side of Preston and includes the market town of Garstang and surrounding villages.

Update given on Preston Western Distributor works

Work on a major new road linking Preston and Fylde to the M55 motorway has moved to its ‘busiest’ period. Lancashire County Council has today posted an update on the […]

3 days ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 30 to August 5

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall Last weekend saw the return of the popular Chorley Flower Show, with around 11,000 attendees enjoying the sunshine near the Grade II-listed Astley Hall. Elsewhere in the region, encouraging news for […]

2 weeks ago
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service seeks apprentice firefighters

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is searching for apprentice firefighters for a potential start on 9 January 2023. The fire service wishes to recruit apprentice operational whole-time firefighters, with the […]

2 weeks ago
Free breastfeeding app Latchaid to be offered in Preston and Lancashire

A breastfeeding app that will soon celebrate its first birthday has secured approval from local NHS services. Lancashire NHS and HCRG Care Group have approved the leading breastfeeding and parenting app […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Wyre and Preston North MP Ben Wallace presents wheelchairs to injured veterans

Three custom-built sports wheelchairs for injured veterans in the military service Wyre and Preston North MP Ben Wallace has joined The OppO Foundation to donate three custom-built sports wheelchairs to injured veterans. The presentation at Ambassadeurs Group in Mayfair on Tuesday […]

2 weeks ago
Garstang Town Council issue Lancaster Canal pollution update

Recent improvements in the Lancaster Canal pic via Facebook: Michael Rhodes Garstang Town Council has released a statement following the pollution incident in the Lancaster Canal where a number of dead fish were spotted. The update states that over the past […]

2 weeks ago
Police close A6 in both directions after two Garstang crashes

The A6 near the Bellflower pub where the collision took place Pic: Google Police closed the A6 this morning following two traffic collisions near the Bellflower pub. They received a report of a collision between two cars on the A6 at Garstang at […]

2 weeks ago
Affordable Warmth Lancashire fund: Energy bills funding help launched

A new scheme to help residents impacted by the cost of living crisis live in warmer homes is being launched. The £1m scheme, the Affordable Warmth Lancashire fund, will be […]

4 weeks ago
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