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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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23 Jun 2020

Town Councillor vacancies

Garstang Town Council has 2 Town Cllr vacancies – make a change, become a town councillor As a councillor representing the community of Garstang, you will help to keep it a great place to work and live in. You will be supported in your role and will be expected to undertake training. You should be comfortable […]


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15 Jun 2020

Wyre Council press release: Lancashire council leaders agree to explore new Combined Authority

Lancashire council leaders have agreed in principle to explore a combined authority for Lancashire. At a meeting of all Lancashire council leaders on Wednesday a unanimous decision was taken for the councils to work together more closely to improve the economy of Lancashire addressing issues such as transport and inward investment. At a meeting of […]


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12 Jun 2020

Market Town working group

Garstang Town Council have 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 a wide range of independent retailers […]


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12 Jun 2020

Garstang Town Council business mailing list

The Town Council has collated a new Garstang Town Council Business Mailing List, which is now live. In order for us to effectively distribute vital information to over 200 businesses in our town, we need to ensure that uptake of this new mailing list is high and so ask that you share the link below […]


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03 Jun 2020

Police warning stay safe around open water 3/6/2020

Lancashire Police is warning people to take care and be responsible around open water after the recent hot weather and as summer approaches. Recent days have seen groups of people gathering in Appley Bridge Quarry near Skelmersdale and also reservoirs around Darwen and Rivington. The number of people gathering at Appley Bridge led to officers […]


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03 Jun 2020

Wyre Council launches further discretionary grant scheme to help businesses affected by coronavirus

Wyre Council has launched a new grant scheme aimed at small and micro businesses and charities in the borough. In recognition that some businesses did not benefit from the Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Grant Fund, the Government has made available funds of £1,596,500 to Wyre Council to provide a […]


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