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19 Sep 2018

Rural Crime – message from Garstang Neighbourhood Response Sergeant Greg Laidlow

There has been a recent spate of Cash Machine Thefts (some just outside of our county but one recently in Hambleton) which have been hand in hand with agricultural machinery thefts (telehandlers in particular) which are being stolen from premises usually close to the target location. My request is simply to ask that agricultural machinery […]


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08 Aug 2018

Changes to local policing – brief from Chief Inspector Morley, 6th August 2018

Overall changes for Lancashire Constabulary. We have recently recruited an additional 50 Police Control Room Operators to ensure we can respond more effectively to calls for help from the public. We will increase the number of officers on response to address concerns about the demand on this service and help to ensure we can get […]


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02 Aug 2018

Hosepipe ban lifted – update from United Utilities

This latest update comes with some welcome good news.  The work we have been doing to conserve water supplies and abstract water from other sources combined with the help from customers in reducing their own usage as well as the recent rainfall and slightly cooler temperatures means we are now in a position to call […]


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01 Aug 2018

United Utilities – Hosepipe ban on the way for householders in the North West

Water use restrictions to be introduced for the North West on 5th August We are contacting groups across the North West to ask you to share information with your community about a hosepipe ban which will be introduced in the next few weeks. This applies to domestic householders only. We’ve all been enjoying the lovely, […]


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16 Jul 2018

Garstang War Memorial

Ths evening at Garstang War Memorial we placed the first plaque for Garstang and District Heritage Society’s WW1 Commemorative Poppy Trail.


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03 Jul 2018

Withdrawal of Neighbourhood Policing from Garstang and Over Wyre

Sgt Greg Laidlow, Garstang NHP-R Team, has provided the following information to the Town Clerk. There is set to be changes to the local policing model across Lancashire including locally. I hope to be able to offer further insight into where we are at as a Force and locally and assure you I will keep […]


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28 Jun 2018

Armed Forces Day flag raise

A flag raising ceremony to honour the men and women who  make up the Armed Forces community took place in Garstang this morning at Kepple Lane Park. Cllr Leah Hynes, Mayor of Garstang Town Council, welcomed all those present before paying tribute to serving troops, veterans, cadets and service families. Reverend John Griffiths, from St […]


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19 Jun 2018

Garstang Community Centre – surplus furniture

Wyre Council has notified the Town Council that there is some old furniture at the Community Centre. The furniture mostly includes chairs and tables. Are there any local community groups who could use it? For more details please contact: Marianne Hesketh Service Director Performance and Innovation Wyre Council Marianne.Hesketh@wyre.gov.uk 01253 887350


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17 May 2018

RBS Garstang branch closure, 13 August 2018

The RBS Garstang branch will close on 13th August 2018 Please click here for the Garstang closure fact sheet- it also explains the other options to bank (NatWest/ Post Office etc).    


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17 May 2018

Wyre welcomes a new Mayor and congratulates Sheraton Trophy 2018 winner

Wyre Council’s annual general meeting, held on Thursday evening 10 May at the Civic Centre, Poulton saw the election of a new Mayor, along with the presentation of this year’s Sheraton Trophy. The new Mayor of Wyre for 2018/19 was announced as Councillor Marge Anderton and Deputy Mayor as Councillor Michael Barrowclough. Councillor Marge Anderton’s […]


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