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06 Aug 2019

Fraudsters Targeting Social Media Influencers

Be Aware The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has received intelligence to suggest that fraudsters are contacting social media influencers, based in the UK and abroad, offering them the opportunity to market a bogus product, service or investment opportunity. Fraudsters will present professional and credible pitches to the social media influencers and try to convince them […]


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01 Aug 2019

Criminals Targeting People With Universal Credit Scam

Action Fraud has received 63 reports about a scam in which fraudsters target people with offers of “low cost” loans or “free” government grants. What the victims aren’t told is that the money they’ll receive is actually an advance payment for Universal Credit. The criminals use the personal information they’ve obtain under false pretences to […]


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31 Jul 2019

Garstang Arts & Music Festival 2019

Garstang’s summer of great festivals continues in August with the 25th annual 10-day Garstang Arts & Music Festival. From the 17th to the 26th of August. We have a packed and varied programme of events for you this year! With a wide range of musical performances to workshops, song and dance, talks and demonstrations, there […]


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25 Jul 2019

Dogs Die In Hot Cars

Please do not leave dogs in cars – even for a few minutes – as temperatures inside vehicles can rise rapidly, which can make dogs very distressed. Cars, conservatories and caravans are not suitable for dogs to be left in. When the weather is warm, owners should always ensure their pets have plenty of cool, […]


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25 Jul 2019

Members Of The Public Urged To Hand In Unwanted Firearms As Part Of National Surrender

We are urging members of our rural communities to hand in unused guns and ammunition as part of a nation-wide firearms surrender which began on Saturday. The surrender will run for two weeks, during which time weapons can be surrendered at six Lancashire police stations – Blackburn, Burnley, Blackpool, Lancaster, Ormskirk and Preston. We know […]


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20 Jul 2019

TOWN COUNCILLOR VACANCIES

Are you interested in local current affairs? Do you wish to serve your community? Could you provide a voice for residents? Garstang Town Council is looking to Co-Opt Two Councillors to fill the vacancies left by the recent uncontested Town Council election. As a councillor, you will be representing your community and keeping it a […]


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16 Jul 2019

Wyre takes action to tackle climate change

Wyre Council outlined its plans to continue to tackle climate change at a meeting of full council last night, Thursday 11 July having already implemented a number of measures to tackle this global concern. Leader of the council, Councillor David Henderson explains, “A growing number of UK local authorities have recently passed ‘climate emergency’ motions. […]


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16 Jul 2019

Parish and Town Council Newsletter – Summer 2019

Inside this edition there is useful information including: A welcome from County Councillor Paul Rigby The new look Parish and Town Council website Personal Information and GDPR Parish Champion Grants Volunteering Electric Vehicle Charging Points Bike Refurbishment Scheme Potholes and all things highways Contacting Lancashire County Council about your highways concerns We hope you find […]


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10 Jul 2019

Garstang Ice cream Festival, Sunday 21st July

The Garstang Ice Cream Festival is shaping up to be another great day… 🍦Over 25 Ice Cream makers, producers and suppliers 🍦Free live entertainment around the whole town 🍦Amazing kite display at Hudson Park 🍦Made in Lancashire Mini Market 🍦Unique food vendors 🍦Refreshments including quirky gin and cocktail bars 🍦Activities for the children including willow […]


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02 Jul 2019

Trading Standards – Consumer Alerts July 2019

consumer alerts July 2019


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