Environment

Environment

10-year toilet break over at seafront site

A seafront toilet block has reopened after 10 years - with plenty of spadework required.

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Edwin Booth and Francis Egan at the launch of Putting Lancashire First

Fracking firm’s benefits pledge to the Fylde coast

Gas exploration company Cuadrilla has pledged to put Lancashire First when it comes to getting the benefits from a shale gas industry.

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Fylde MP Mark Menzies

Baseline monitoring near frack sites starts

Environmental monitoring has begun near proposed shale gas sites on the Fylde as the Government faced demands to ensure the process was robust.

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Members of Blackpool Civic Trust carrying out their survey of listed buildings in the town

Survey will protect our historic sites

Heritage guardians have been out and about in Blackpool surveying the resort’s most historic buildings.

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Meeting ponies at a previous fun day at Penny Farm

Ponies will be panto stars at fun day show

Talk about a pantomime horse - a Blackpool charity will feature equine stars in its festive production this Sunday!

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A caravan and bags of rubbish were removed by the local authority after travellers vacated land at Marsh Mill in Thornton

Clean-up completed as travellers moved on

Council staff have carried out a clean-up operation on land occupied by travellers for nearly a week.

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The artwork on Back St Annes Road West, St Annes

Artists put us in the picture

The street art which has brought a striking new look to St Annes town centre is just the start.

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Some of the items dumped at Jameson Road in the latest fly tipping incident there.

Flytippers hit reserve – again

Fly tippers have again targeted one of Fleetwood’s beauty spots – and this time it is worse than ever.

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Joy Gilleard and Hayley Garner from Nomad Clan with their artwork on Back St Annes Road West

Street art paints dramatic picture

An eye-catching new feature in a Fylde town centre is proving a real talking point.

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Dog walkers on Lytham Green

Residents asked for views on tougher rules for dogs

Major changes to dog control in Fylde are on the cards – and residents are being invited to have their say

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Lytham farmer Andrew Pemberton in one of his flooded pastures

£3m bid to beat flooding

A £3m scheme to alleviate flooding issues in Lytham has been given the green light.

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Barbara Richardson, chairman of Roseacre Awareness Group.

Fylde anger at Government’s fracking report ‘suppression’

The government has been accused of ‘dirty tricks’ and showing contempt for democracy after suppressing a controversial report on fracking.

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Bob Long and Peter Stubbs from Natural Energy Wyre Ltd

Tidal barrage visitor centre all set to open

The company behind a £300 million tidal energy scheme off Fleetwood will open its public information centre and head office in the town within two weeks.

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A Christmas Fair in aid of Stanley Park

Christmas Fair will raise money for park

The Friends of Stanley Park and the Salisbury Woodland is holding its Christmas fair this Saturday and Sunday.

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Dog walkers on Lytham Green

Have your say on new dog rules

Major changes to dog control in Fylde are on the cards – and residents are being invited to have their say.

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Blackpool-born photographer’s fog-tastic photo!

Blackpool-born photographer’s fog-tastic photo!

A Blackpool-born photographer is at the centre of a worldwide media frenzy after capturing a stunning image in the Scottish highlands.

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Artists Hayley Garner and Joy Gilleard of Nomad Clan. Picture by David Hirst

Art takes to the street

Street art is coming to St Annes - and is set to be the centrepiece of a festival being planned for next year.

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Fleetwood Christmas Light switch on

Fleetwood first with solar tree celebration

Fleetwood is leading the way by being the first in the country to have a solar powered Christmas trees.

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The Pump and Truncheon

Live music event for greens in Blackpool

Environmentalists are inviting shoppers to shake off the winter blues at a free, all day music event this Saturday.

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Coun Fred Jackson (centre) at the presentation of life-saving equipment at Blackpool Promenade

New equipment will help save lives on Prom

New life-saving equipment has been installed at two locations on Blackpool Promenade.

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