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07 Sep 2016

Welcome to Wyre Council’s community e-news

Welcome to Wyre Council’s community e-news Grants available for flooding victims If you were affected by last winter’s floods and haven’t had a flood resilience grant, apply now. Read more Heritage open days Wyre is hosting a series of special activities to celebrate Heritage open days 2016.Read more YMCA Garstang leisure centre Improvements are still […]

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30 Aug 2016

Support available for flooding victims in Wyre

Support is available to residents in Churchtown and Garstang who suffered flooding last week. Anyone affected by flooding last week is being urged to contact the council on 01253 891000 to seek support. It is understood around 16 homes and garages were flooded in Churchtown and two properties in Garstang, after heavy rain caused water to […]

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10 Aug 2016

Temporary road closure on Church Street, Garstang

The Town Council has been informed of a temporary road closure on Church Street, Garstang The temporary prohibition is necessary  to enable BT works to take place. 1. No motor vehicles will be allowed over that length of Church Street, Garstang from its junction with B6430 Park Hill Road to its junction with B6430 Bridge Street. 2. […]

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31 Jul 2016

Photo Competition – See your photos on our website

The Town Council launched its new web site earlier this year. It is the place to visit for council agendas and minutes, policy and procedures, up to date council news and contact details. There is also a frequently asked question page which helps to answer your questions regarding local services. At the top of […]

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18 Jul 2016

Youth Council fundraising

The Youth Councillors along with Cllr L Harter turned out in the pouring rain to hold their Bric a Brac sale on Saturday 9 July  and made an amazing £160 despite the weather. The proceeds are for the ADAM appeal, a local charity which endeavours to place defibrillators in schools and locals places such as […]

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20 Jun 2016

Planning Application 16/00550/FULMAJ

A planning application for the community centre/Old Council offices has been submitted to Wyre Council. The details are as follows: Proposal: Erection of 3 storey building following partial demolition of existing building to provide approx. 1400sqm (gross) of retail floor space (Class A1); approx. 163sqm of community floor space (Class D2) and 16 residential apartments with […]

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20 Jun 2016

Hawthorne Avenue, Garstang – temporary road closure in August/September 2016

The Town Council has been informed of a temporary road closure along Hawthorne Avenue, Garstang The temporary prohibition is necessary  to allow drainage repair works to be carried out. Access to properties along Hawthorne Avenue will be maintained; all other traffic will not be able to proceed. The prohibition will be operative from 0800 hours on Tuesday 30th August […]

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03 Jun 2016

Funding and Grants Bulletin; 3 June 2016

The latest Funding and Grants Bulletin issued by the National Association of Local Councils is now available. Community groups looking for funding can check here as to what funding is currently available and whether they may qualify for access.

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02 Jun 2016

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Kepple Lane Park Trust recognised with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2016 The voluntary group from Garstang who work in the community to develop and maintain the town’s community park has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. Over the past eight years the Trust has transformed […]

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26 May 2016

Make time for fostering

With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is asking people to consider becoming a foster carer. The council is currently recruiting new foster carers to support the growing number of children coming into care. Councillor Matthew Tomlinson, cabinet member for children, young people and schools, said: “Homes are particularly needed […]

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