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Man missing from St Annes for over a month

A 52-year-old man has been missing from St Annes for over a month, say police.

Crime
Bev Sykes, co-ordinator of the companionship group Just Good Friends

Palace concert to boost Friends group

Singer Kelly Hampson and swing band Switched On Swing will provide the entertainment at a charity concert in aid of the companionship group Just Good Friends to be held at St Annes Palace, Garden Street on Saturday, September 23.

News
Head down to Botany Bay for a weekend of family fun on the canal

Things to do this weekend (August 25 to 28)

There's plenty of events happening over the Bank Holiday weekend:

Whats on
Mark Selby

Lytham Sportfest set to be even bigger

Lytham folk are eagerly gearing up for a weekend packed with sports activities aimed at encouraging people to get active, get healthy and get outside.

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Portofino

Lytham eatery fined as staff underpaid

A Lytham restaurant is one of two top Lancashire eateries on a list of more than 200 employers to be named and shamed for underpaying workers.

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The cast of Illyria's The Mikado at Lytham Hall

REVIEW: Mikado, Lytham Hall

Playing in front of the largest audience of their nationwide tour inspired Illyria’s cast to produce an A star performance on a dry calm evening.

Theatre and Comedy
An engraved new bell for Kirkham Parish Church

Church bells set to ring again

Officials at Kirkham’s Parish Church are keen to encourage as much community involvement as possible in the unveiling of its eagerly-awaited new bells.

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Drivers are being warned to expect delays.

Delays expected due to fracking protest

Drivers are being warned of delays around the Preston New Road area this morning due to "protester activity".
Transport

PICTURES: Fylde Country show

Dancing sheep and motorbike stunt riders were just some of the main attractions at an action packed Fylde Country show this weekend.

Whats on

PICTURES: Lytham 1940’s Wartime Weekend

Visitors were able to step back into the 1940s at a festival in Lytham this weekend.

Whats on
Fire crews put out tumble dryer blaze in St Annes

Fire crews put out tumble dryer blaze in St Annes

Firefighters battled an electrical blaze involving a tumble dryer at a commercial building in St Annes early this morning.

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Charlie Warburton, 4A*s, Ben Foster, 2A*s and 2As, Josh Worrall, 3A*s and a C, and Jacob Hall, 3A*s and an A, at Blackpool Sixth Form College

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Boys reverse gender gap with top grades

The proportion of A-level students scoring the highest grades has risen for the first time in six years, although figures suggest a major government overhaul of exams is having an impact on results.
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Officers said youngsters have been climbing their way onto a building site in St Andrews Road North, St Annes, once workers have left for the day, to smoke cannabis and lob building materials onto the nearby traintrack.

‘You’ve dropped your keys’ - Police send message to kids causing mayhem at building site

Are these your keys? If so, the police would like a word!

Crime
Stephen Allen, 37, of Warrington Road, Prescot, was sentenced to six years and nine months in prison after pleading guilty to possessing the class A drug.

£70,000 of cocaine found in secret compartment of van on M55

A man has been jailed after hiding 2kg of cocaine worth £70,000 in a secret compartment in his van.

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Mitch Aitchison (left) and Cameron Hardie celebrate their A-level results at Lytham Sixth Form College

A-LEVEL RESULTS: Perfect platform for future

Lytham Sixth Form College celebrated impressive results ahead of getting set for a new era.

Education
Blackpool beach

Lancashire recommends... Beaches

Time to get your bucket and spade out.

News
Women earning 30 per cent less than men in parts of Fylde Coast

Women earning 30 per cent less than men in parts of Fylde Coast

Women across the Fylde coast still trail behind men when it comes to equal pay, with females in some areas being paid a shocking 30% less than their male counterparts.

Business
Benjamin Brooks

Pervert doctor’s prison sentence cut on appeal

A hospital doctor who claimed overwork at Blackpool Vic led to him sexually assaulting young girls has had his sentence slashed by Appeal Court judges.

Crime
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Shop sold food which was SEVEN months out-of-date

A shop was found to be selling food which was up to seven months out of date.

Crime

Flight of fantasy has kept Tom in air since childhood

Turning 90 will not stop sprightly Tom Gregson gliding through the air.

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