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.

Preston and Lancashire thunderstorm warning from Sunday afternoon

Lightning Strike in Penwortham during last nights (June 16) storm Heavy rain is expected during Sunday afternoon as the heatwave begins to break. The Met Office has issued a thunderstorm warning for Preston and Lancashire. Running from 2pm on Sunday […]

3 months ago
Great Eccleston pub reopens after £120,000 revamp

Licensees John and Mishi outside the White Bull Pic: Bernard Platt The White Bull in Great Eccleston has reopened following an almost four-week closure and £120,000 upgrade by Heineken-owned Star Pubs and Bars. The outside of the pub has been painted […]

3 months ago
Number of roadworks happening in Preston and Lancashire is rocketing

Roadworks which were in place in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: Blog Preston The number of roadworks carried out by utility companies on Lancashire’s highways has rocketed by 75 percent in the space of a year, new figures have revealed. In April 2022, […]

3 months ago
M6 lane closures between Junction 32 and 33 for eight weeks due to bridge repair works

An aerial view of one of the bridges just north of Junction 32 on the M6 Pic: Google Bridge repair and waterproofing works are to see lane closures on the M6 northbound between Preston and Lancaster for eight weeks. A section of the M6 to the north of […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Autumn Covid and flu vaccines in Preston and Lancashire brought forward

A vaccination being given Pic: Pixabay The Covid vaccine for eligible people in Preston and Lancashire is being brought forward. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) say the […]

3 months ago
Fundraiser to support Millie Gribble’s family passes target

Millie with her parents Pic: GoFundMe/Stacy Nelson More than £5,000 has been raised to help support the family of Millie Gribble following her death. The six-year-old died in hospital from injuries sustained when a van hit her, […]

3 months ago
Lancashire County Council budget snapshot delayed until October

Lancashire County Hall The first in-depth look at Lancashire County Council’s finances since it set its budget earlier this year has been delayed until October, the Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS) understands. The […]

3 months ago
Emotional tribute paid to ‘happy little girl’ who died in Barton crash

Millie Gribble died in hospital after the crash on the A6 Pic: Preston Police Tributes have been paid to the six-year-old girl who died in the crash on the A6 this week. Millie Gribble died in hospital from her injuries after she and two […]

3 months ago
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