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26 Oct 2016

Garstang Youth Council Mayor Making, 13th October 2016

This was exciting all round as it was the first large event to be held in St Thomas Parish Community Hall, and what a difference it made to our evening – no access issues for a start!  Mayor of Wyre and Chief Exec Garry Payne were part of an invited audience of over 100 people […]


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26 Oct 2016

Young citizen of the year award 2016

At the Youth Council Mayor making event, the following awards were made. Josh Carter – winner of Garstang Young Citizen of the Year Carrs trophy (junior) Age 11 – goes to St Thomas’ school. “Josh works tirelessly fundraising although he has to tackle severe medical problems himself – read about his efforts here: https://www.gofundme.com/2sthhgk?ssid=769838651&pos=5 Most […]


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26 Oct 2016

Extension to temporary closure – Public Footpath No. 11 Garstang and non definitive route, Kirkland, Wyre

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Secretary of State for Transport has agreed to the above Order, which was due to expire on the 13th November, 2016, remaining in force until the 30th December, 2016, or until the works are completed within this period. The effect of which is to temporarily prohibit any pedestrian from […]


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26 Oct 2016

Improving Preston Bus Station

Major improvements are planned for Preston Bus Station and multi-storey car park, which will also include the building of a new youth zone on the site. The concrete repairs and car park refurbishment are expected to start on site from Monday 26 September, now that planning permission and listed building consent have been received. Work to refurbish the bus […]


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26 Oct 2016

“Be prepared” flood campaign launched in Lancashire

Update from Lancashire County Council As part of our response to flooding the county experienced in late 2015, we have launched a flooding awareness campaign today.  The campaign aims to help inform residents and stakeholders about our role during severe weather and seeks to contribute to an overall increased level of awareness, preparedness and resilience […]


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27 Sep 2016

Notice of casual vacancy in the office of Town Councillor

A vacancy has arisen on the Town Council due to the resignation of Cllr Williams. The process to fill the vacancy is as follows: Stage 1 The Clerk notifies the Returning Officer at Wyre Council. The Town Council are required to give public notice of the vacancy and display a copy of a notice (prepared by Wyre Council) […]


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27 Sep 2016

Garstang Town Council Column September 2016

The Town Council are back from their summer break and raring to go! Town Councillor vacancy A vacancy has arisen on the Town Council due to the resignation from Cllr David Williams. David was elected onto the Council in May 1999, and the Town Council would like to thank him for his time and service […]


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27 Sep 2016

Could you be a County Councillor and stand for what you believe in?

If you care about the area that you live or work in and the issues facing local people, we need you.  Lancashire County Council is holding its county council elections in May 2017 and we need new candidates to represent their areas.  Information events will be held on 10 and 25 October at County Hall, […]


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27 Sep 2016

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities John Laing Charitable Trust Fund  –up to £1,000 is available to community group projects looking at disadvantaged young people, education, homelessness and community regeneration including charities benefiting the aged. The closing date for application is October 14 2016 – read more  Community Minibus Fund – The Department for Transport has launched a £2 million fund […]


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27 Sep 2016

Bus Service Changes Leaflet for October 2016

Please click here for the Bus Service Changes Leaflet for October 2016. Information provided by Lancashire County Council


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