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01 Mar 2017

Don’t Use You Mobile Phone When Driving – The Message Is Clear

Lancashire Constabulary is supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of using a mobile phone behind the wheel and the tough new penalties for those who flout the law. From Wednesday 1 March 2017, new legislation comes into effect that means motorists who are caught using a mobile whilst driving will receive […]


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28 Feb 2017

Visiting or Working in Lancaster?

Lancashire County Council are promoting the new ‘park and ride’ service to anyone who works in Lancaster, or plans on visiting the area. The free parking has also been extended until further notice.   Click here for further information


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27 Feb 2017

Lancashire’s ‘outstanding’ Shared Lives service launches search for new carers

Do you have family or friends who might be interested in becoming a Shared Lives carer? We’re looking for people to join our ‘Outstanding’ Shared Lives service as a carer who could share their home with an adult who needs support? The county council has this week launched a search for people who could offer […]


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23 Feb 2017

Neighbourhood Plan

At their meeting on 20th February 2017, Garstang Town Council unanimously resolved to proceed with the preparation of a Neighbourhood Plan and appoint a working party to comprise town councillors, representatives of local organisations and individuals especially those with experience in the planning field. To get the project off the ground, the Town Council has […]


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21 Feb 2017

Street lighting, update from County Cllr Perkins

LED lanterns are currently being fitted in Garstang and throughout Lancashire to reduce CO2 emissions, energy consumption and associated costs. Part of this saving is made by directing the light output more accurately onto the highway, and subsequently less light encroaches onto adjacent properties. All lanterns are also fitted with variable output control, and the […]


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06 Feb 2017

Wyre Council’s community e-news

Welcome to Wyre Council’s community e-news Special event at The Mount The Mount Pavilion and Gardens in Fleetwood has hosted a special event to thank volunteers and mark the start of new restoration plans. Read more £10,000 funding boost for Cleveleys The money will be used to form a coastal community team and develop an economic […]


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31 Jan 2017

Avian flu update from Wyre Council

Avian flu has now been confirmed at three sites in Pilling. More details. The incidents are being led by DEFRA and the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) who are dealing with all enquiries. Public Health England advises that the risk to public health from the virus is very low and the Food Standards Agency […]


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31 Jan 2017

Wyre Council – risk of flooding

Please click here to find attached a poster for our flooding campaign which encourages people to go to our website (www.wyre.gov.uk/flooding) to find out if they are at risk of flooding and a series of simple steps they can take now that could make all the difference in a flood.


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30 Jan 2017

Help make your community Winter Wise…. Brrrring it on!

United Utilities are publicising their Winter Wise campaign, which aims to prevent any winter woes by helping householders in your community avoid the misery of a burst or frozen water pipe. Although not responsible for domestic water pipes, United Utilities is keen to encourage communities to work together to avoid any problems this winter by […]


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20 Dec 2016

Wyre Council updated webpages – winter and flooding

Wyre Council would like to draw your attention to our updated emergency planning webpages. There are two sections in particular which will hopefully be of use to you:   Flooding – www.wyre.gov.uk/flooding New flooding content including advice from multiple agencies on being prepared, during an incident and recovery plus details of community flood groups.   Winter […]


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