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20 Aug 2020

Update from LCC – Community Recycling and Re-use Centre (CRRC)

The Garstang Community Recycling and Re-use Centre will remain closed until further notice. The waste types that we take at Garstang are mainly those which are already collected by the district council. Our advice to residents is that doorstep collections are the best way to manage their waste and they should only visit a recycling […]


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30 Jul 2020

Garstang Town Council co-opts two new councillors, and welcomes the youngest person to take on the role in the town’s history. 

Oliver Atkinson and Richard Dyer were voted through by councillors at an extraordinary meeting earlier this week.  At just 18 years old, Oliver Atkinson has already made significant contributions to the civic life of the town. A former pupil of Garstang Community Academy, Oliver was a member of the Garstang Youth Council for 7 years, […]


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29 Jul 2020

Know exactly where you are in an emergency with what3words, Lancashire police

We are encouraging you to download this free app, to help us find you in an emergency. This week, Lancashire Police are taking part in #KnowExactlyWhere week with emergency services, local authorities and organisations around the UK to raise awareness about the free what3words app – and how it can be used to save precious […]


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29 Jul 2020

Introducing our new safety in neighbours burglary campaign, Neighbourhood alert

THERE’S SAFETY IN NEIGHBOURS Our new Neighbourhood Watch campaign to prevent burglaries As lockdown eases in the UK, we’re expecting a rise in burglaries. We’ve partnered with the Home Office to create a new social media campaign to help keep people safe and continue the great work your scheme is already doing. Our new Safety […]


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10 Jul 2020

Wyre Council press release: Plans to reopen leisure centres across Wyre

Wyre Council has been working with Sport England and Leisure Consultants KKP to look at the best way to safely reopen leisure centres in the borough. Plans are now being put in place to reopen all YMCA leisure centre sites in Wyre for gym use and fitness classes. Following the Government’s announcement last night that […]


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08 Jul 2020

Garstang Town Council: Market Town Working Group: Business email 2

We hope that this email will reach you well and that those Pubs, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars and Salons which have reopened recently have had a smooth transition with new measures and the continued support of the local community On the 24th June 2020, we emailed you with the first Garstang Town Council Business Update setting […]


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02 Jul 2020

Lancashire police, an update for the weekend /2/07/2020

We just wanted to let you know that a significant policing operation is in place for the weekend, as officers prepare for the reopening of pubs and bars in Lancashire. From Saturday, all pubs and bars, closed as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, can reopen with restrictions. Police are encouraging people to enjoy their […]


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02 Jul 2020

Wyre Council – Longer car parking to boost town centre trade

From week commencing Monday 6 July, Wyre Council will be extending parking stays to help boost town centre trade. For the next three months parking times will be extended by an hour in Poulton on Mondays, Fleetwood on Tuesdays, Cleveleys on Wednesdays and Garstang on Thursdays. Parking on all Wyre Council’s long stay car parks […]


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24 Jun 2020

24/6/2020 Information for Garstang Businesses from the Market Town working group

What is Garstang Market Town Working Group? Garstang Town Council has joined forces with local businesses and groups to form the ‘Market Town Working Group’. As we begin to relax the lockdown, the group is working to put in place all the necessary safety measures to ensure Garstang is ready to welcome visitors back. We have […]


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23 Jun 2020

Armed Forces Day

Happy Armed Forces Week! The Mayor will be raising the flag on Saturday 27th June to mark the occasion. Thank you for your service to us, and to the country. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions and Government guidelines, we will not be holding this as an event or inviting members of the public.


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