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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.

Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rate latest as Matt Hancock says ‘no decision’ on post 2 December restrictions

Health secretary Matt Hancock gives an update Pic: YouTube/10 Downing Street Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has continued its march downwards. The city has now seen a third day in a row of decreasing Covid-19 infection rates. New confirmed cases for Friday […]

10 months ago
Preston’s coronavirus infection rate sees major drop as government unveils emergency sports funding package

Recent mural on the side of the Northern Way pub Pic: 70023venus2009 Preston’s coronavirus infection rate has dropped below the 400 cases per 100,000 mark. The city has seen a sharp drop in the Covid-19 infection rate based on latest figures from […]

10 months ago
Preston and South Ribble coronavirus infection rates tumble as Christmas restrictions rumours surface

Dawn breaking over Preston on Thursday 18 November Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has tumbled out of the top 50 places for high coronavirus infection rates for the first time in months. The city saw 76 new cases confirmed for Wednesday (18 […]

10 months ago
Garstang entrepreneur receives publicity boost from former Dragon

Jen and her daughter A Garstangā€based childrenā€™s board game business has received a boost in publicity from Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. Jen Shillitoe, founder of Little Acorn Games, tweeted Theo about her business during Small Business Sunday (SBS) and was one […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Garstang pensioner targeted by rogue traders as scams warning issued during lockdown

The lady in her 80s was charged an obscene amount of an hour's work trimming back a conifer Pic: Pixabay A pensioner in Garstang has been targeted by rogue traders. Lancashire County Council has issued warnings about a number of scams since lockdown began. A lady in her 80s received […]

1 year ago
Have some pun and name the new Garstang mobile library

A new mobile library vehicle Literature lovers are being asked to help name Lancashire County Council’s new mobile library based at Garstang.  The vehicle, which is one of a six-strong mobile library fleet that’s being […]

2 years ago
New homes plan for Barton on land at Cardwell Farm

Plans are on the drawing board for a 150 home development at Cardwell’s Farm, Barton. Housebuilder Wainhomes has submitted an application to Preston City Council to develop the agricultural land […]

2 years ago
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