With November and Remembrance events now behind us, we find ourselves looking forward to Christmas. I was privileged to lay a wreath in Garstang on Remembrance Sunday this year. It was great to see so many people turning out to remember the fallen in all conflicts.
Since my last article, I have been shocked and greatly sadden by the sudden death of my friend and local Councillor Viv Taylor. Viv was a Cabinet Member on both Wyre Council and Lancashire County Council.
I have been working hard to challenge Lancashire County Council's decision to close a number of Libraries across the County. Last year I asked the Government to intervene as it was my view that by proceeding with the closures, Lancashire County Council will be failing its statutory duties under
Thornton East Post Office has been closed since last September when the Postmaster resigned and withdrew their premises for Post Office use. I am informed that since the closure, the Post Office has been exploring options for restoring a Post Office service to customers in the area. The Post Of
Mr Henry Townsley who took part in the D-Day landings as a Flight Engineer on a Lancaster Bomber was presented with the Legion d’honneur recently by Wyre MP Ben Wallace. The presentation took place at the veteran’s home in Poulton-le-Fylde in the presence of Mr Townsley’s close family.