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05 May 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information – Garstang services and community support list

With assistance from the Garstang Volunteer Force and Wyre Council, Garstang Town Council has produced a local list of contact numbers for support services and shops that are open or doing home deliveries. Click here to view the support services and shops list Information correct at 4/5/2020  


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30 Apr 2020

Wyre Council’s Bulky Matters collection service is back up and running

If you’ve been having a clear out, treated yourself to some new furniture and have larger household items to be removed, we can now take your bookings again. There are a few changes to how the service can be operated to ensure the safety of our staff and you. Due to the covid-19 restrictions, staff […]


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30 Apr 2020

Wyre’s green waste collections back up and running

Wyre’s green waste collections back up and running  Wyre Council is pleased to confirm that their green waste collections will be phased back in from Monday 4 May. Residents are being asked to refer to their collection calendar to see what their next collection date is or visit www.wyre.gov.uk/bins Councillor Simon Bridge, Portfolio Holder for […]


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30 Apr 2020

Neighbourhood Watch May 2020 E newsletter

Neighbourhood Watch’s May 2020 eNewsletter is published.  Click here to read it. This month’s edition looks at how neighbours are supporting their communities across England and Wales – from setting up a Calling Tree to providing shopping to the elderly, vulnerable or self-isolating. It highlights how Neighbourhood Watch groups, who supported communities through the recent flooding, are proving invaluable […]


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28 Apr 2020

Urgent carer recruitment – could you help care for vulnerable people in Lancashire?

Lancashire County Council is committed to helping keep the most vulnerable people in our county safe and supported as we face the unprecedented challenge of the coronavirus. As a county council we know this is something we cannot do on our own.  We need to come together across Lancashire during this uncertain and difficult time […]


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28 Apr 2020

Coronavirus Testing for Key Workers in Lancashire 28/04/2020

A new Government website is available for key workers with symptoms to book a Coronavirus test. The tests are available for key workers or anyone in their household, if they are showing symptoms. Dr Sakthi Karunanithi, director of public health for Lancashire, said: “We know that this situation is a difficult time for people. Through […]


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23 Apr 2020

Lancashire Resilience Forum 23 April 2020

New Government guidelines released around attendance at funerals New Government guidelines have been released around the numbers of people able to attend a funeral during Covid-19. Previous guidance in Lancashire had set a figure of 10 people for all venues to adhere to, however the Government guidance has now changed and the previous restrictions may […]


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14 Apr 2020

Grass cutting in Garstang, by the Lengthsman

On 8th April 2020, the Town Council made the decision that the Town’s Lengthsman should maintain open spaces and grass verges in the Parish. The open spaces are at Station Way j/w Croston Road, Croston Road j/w A6 and Kepple Lane Park sensory garden. The grass verges are along Lancaster Road, Wyre Lane and Park […]


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09 Apr 2020

Lancashire Police – important Easter weekend message

We know the temptation to go out with family over this Easter weekend will be high. But right now, we’re amidst a critical peak in this pandemic where we still have the opportunity to make a difference. We’ve been working with landowners like United Utilities and partner constabularies like GMP around major beauty spots all […]


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07 Apr 2020

Extension of temporary road closure on Croston Road, Garstang

A temporary road closure on B6340 Croston Road, Garstang has had to be extended, until 1800 hours on Wednesday 8th April 2020. The temporary prohibition is necessary to end unplanned interruption of supply or service provided by UU. Open cut excavation required to repair leak on water main in carriageway. The road closure is the […]


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