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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.

Timeline confirmed for decision on updated three-tier coronavirus restrictions and Christmas plans after December 2

A Covid sign in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A decision on what coronavirus restrictions will look like after 2 December is imminent. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is understood to be thrashing out the details with cabinet members during […]

3 years ago
Barton Grange garden centre reduce parking spaces as police warn over A6 restrictions

Inside Barton Grange's Christmas display last year Pic: Tony Worrall Car parking at a popular garden centre between Preston and Garstang has been cut back. Barton Grange Garden Centre is allowed to open under the government restrictions, as garden centres […]

3 years ago
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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

3 years ago
Garstang entrepreneur receives publicity boost from former Dragon

Jen and her daughter A Garstang‐based children’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 […]

4 years ago
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 […]

4 years 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 […]

4 years ago
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