Welcome to Garstang Town Council
Garstang is an ancient market town in mid Lancashire in the north west of England. It has a current electorate of 3,500. The town’s history stretches as far back as the Domesday book and beyond when it was spelled “Cherestanc”. For centuries Garstang, situated between the much larger communities of Preston and Lancaster, has been the hub of the wider agricultural community. A market with a heritage dating back to the Stuart period and earlier continues to be held every Thursday. Garstang has its own town council, which runs this website. The council has 12 members and employs a clerk and a lengthsman. The council’s powers are limited but it keeps a close watching brief on many issues, including planning, highways, policing, etc..A parish precept is levied to fund the council’s spending.
Latest News & Minutes
- Don’t forget to register for Wyre’s green waste collection service March 15, 2018 - Wyre residents are reminded to register for this year’s green waste service for an easy, clean and quick way to dispose of garden waste. Wyre residents that would like to have their garden waste collected this year need to subscribe and pay for the service by 1 April. This will ensure that they don’t miss […]
- Planning Committee agenda, 19th March 2018 March 14, 2018 - planning agenda 19 March 18
- Town Council agenda, 19th March 2018 March 14, 2018 - 19 March 2018