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.

Lancashire County Council suffer major payment delays due to system glitch

County Hall in Preston, home of Lancashire County Council A software change has caused a two-month delay to the publication of Lancashire County Council’s draft accounts. The hold-up has been blamed on the introduction of a new internal system, […]

4 months ago
Lancashire County Council urges BBC to recognise BBC Radio Lancashire importance

Councillors have called on the BBC to ensure that Radio Lancashire is properly funded so that it can retain its role as “a source of trusted local news, information and […]

4 months ago
Ben Wallace MP plans not to stand at next general election

Official portrait of Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP Pic: Richard Townshend The current Wyre and Preston North MP says he will not seek re-election at the next general election. Ben Wallace, the current defence secretary, has said he will step down […]

5 months ago
Tributes to the late Lancashire County Council chairman Keith Iddon

Lancashire county councillors have paid tribute to their late chairman at a meeting of the authority which took place just hours after his funeral. Members gathered at County Hall on […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Devolution deal for Lancashire sees minister and key politicians reach agreement

Lancashire County Hall Lancashire has taken its furthest step yet towards securing a devolution deal with the government after a minister committed to reaching an agreement with the county. It follows a visit […]

5 months ago
Immersive opera concert experience coming to Barton

Pop-In Opera performers A newly-formed professional opera company will put on its first immersive show in Barton. The Pop-In Opera Company’s condensed version of The Magic Flute and more popular opera favourites will […]

5 months ago
Lancashire Police issue ‘tap out’ challenge warning after schoolboy, 12, put in hospital

A warning has been issued over a dangerous new social media craze that’s seen a teenager taken to hospital for treatment. Lancashire Police has warned parents, carers and young people […]

5 months ago
M6 at Preston re-opened after milk lorry crash chaos

Delays still remain on the M6 during Sunday evening as motorists endured a day of gridlock in and around Preston. Two lanes remain closed southbound between Junction 32 (Broughton) and […]

5 months ago
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