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Wyre News

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.

New Labour leader at Lancashire County Council focused on displacing Tories

County Cllr Matthew Tomlinson A long-serving Lancashire county councillor has become the new leader of the opposition Labour group on the authority – and he says his sole focus is taking control of County […]

11 hours ago
Preston weather warning upgraded to amber meaning flooding now likely

Flooding on Leyland Road under a previous warning The weather warning in place for Preston has been upgraded to amber – which means that flooding is now ‘likely’ to affect the area, according to the Met Office. Preston, […]

12 hours ago
Preston weather warning means heavy rain and could lead to flooding

Rain creating a risk of spray on a road in South Ribble. Pic: Blog Preston Heavy rain and the potential for flooding is forecast for Preston, according to a new warning from the Met Office. A yellow weather warning for rain is in place from […]

1 day ago
90 minute delays on M6 at Preston after major crash

Queues from the M55 trying to join the M6 southbound Pic: Traffic England Motorists on the M6 near Preston are being warned of severe delays. A crash involving a number of vehicles took place shortly after 4pm on Sunday (19 May). National Highways […]

3 days ago
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Preston bus station information office to reopen and services to be given new timetables

Preston Bus Station. Credit: Blog Preston A dozen Lancashire bus services are to be given a boost with new and expanded timetables introduced on routes across the county. Bus operators and Lancashire County Council have agreed […]

5 days ago
Garstang footballer’s raise thousands for Royal Preston Hospital’s life-saving work

The team took five hours to climb Ben Nevis. A team of former Garstang football players have raised over £7,500 for the children’s fund at Lancashire Teaching Hospital.  Joe Miller, 34, ex-centre half and former reserve team co-manager planned […]

6 days ago
Three new writers you’ll be reading on Blog Preston

From l-r: Ben Briggs, Louise Gooch and Jamie Lopez Three new writers will be appearing on Blog Preston as our coverage expands on city issues, the rural and northern part of Preston, and the food and drink scene. Jamie […]

1 week ago
Single fares on buses to be capped at £1 on Sundays

Preston Bus Station. Credit: Blog Preston Tickets for adults on buses will be capped at £1 under a new scheme introduced in Lancashire. They make up a reported £8.5m of bus services improvements that also includes […]

1 week ago
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