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Police launch rural task force teams to cover Garstang and Wyre

New rural task force teams have been set up across Lancashire to target the issues that matter most to rural communities including machinery theft, rural, wildlife and heritage crime.  A total of […]

2 months ago
Garstang care home submits application to secure more modern facilities for residents

Bowgreave Rise Care Home, Garstand. Pic: Google Maps A planning application for a new care home and an extra care scheme at Bowgreave Rise, Garstang has been submitted by Lancashire County Council. The new care home is set […]

5 months ago
Barton Grange garden centre queues see police threaten to tow illegally parked vehicles on the A6

Illegally parked vehicles on the A6 close to the Barton Grange Garden Centre Pic: Garstang Over Wyre Police Police have warned they are about to start towing away cars parked illegally on the A6. Garstang and Over Wyre Police have been patrolling to the north of Barton, at […]

6 months ago
Brock man creates fundraising journey while in cancer treatment

People diagnosed with cancer often describe their path to wellness as a ā€˜treatment journeyā€™ but Colin Holmes from Brock, near Garstang has gone a step further by making his personal […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council approves funding to help implement innovative adult care schemes

Bowgreave Rise Care Home, Garstand. Pic: Google Maps Plans to provide new and innovative types of care for adults in Lancashire have been moved forward. Lancashire County Council’s Cabinet approved a way of funding extra care schemes at […]

8 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 […]

10 months ago
Boy, 14, in hospital with injuries after being attacked by gang of 10 youths

The attack happened in Lydiate Lane Pic: Google A teenage boy was reportedly set upon by a gang of 10 youths on a rural lane between Garstang and Preston. The 14-year-old was riding his bike as he approached […]

12 months 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 […]

1 year ago
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