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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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07 Sep 2016

Leisure in Garstang has a brand new look

Members at YMCA Garstang Leisure Centre have given the new and improved facilities their seal of approval. Wyre Council has invested £390,000 in the town’s Windsor Road leisure centre and nearby swimming pool on Oak Road, following consultation with members of the community. Mrs Tempan who has been a member at Garstang Leisure Centre for […]


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07 Sep 2016

Welcome to Wyre Council’s community e-news

Welcome to Wyre Council’s community e-news Grants available for flooding victims If you were affected by last winter’s floods and haven’t had a flood resilience grant, apply now. Read more Heritage open days Wyre is hosting a series of special activities to celebrate Heritage open days 2016.Read more YMCA Garstang leisure centre Improvements are still […]


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30 Aug 2016

Support available for flooding victims in Wyre

Support is available to residents in Churchtown and Garstang who suffered flooding last week. Anyone affected by flooding last week is being urged to contact the council on 01253 891000 to seek support. It is understood around 16 homes and garages were flooded in Churchtown and two properties in Garstang, after heavy rain caused water to […]


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10 Aug 2016

Temporary road closure on Church Street, Garstang

The Town Council has been informed of a temporary road closure on Church Street, Garstang The temporary prohibition is necessary  to enable BT works to take place. 1. No motor vehicles will be allowed over that length of Church Street, Garstang from its junction with B6430 Park Hill Road to its junction with B6430 Bridge Street. 2. […]


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