Appeal for O negative donors

Eligible blood donors across the Fylde coast who are O Rh negative (O negative) are being asked give blood to help rebuild stocks of these groups.

A truck delivering portable cabins to the fracking site at Preston New Road

New row over Fylde fracking road block

Anti-fracking campaigners have vowed to keep a close eye on a gas drill site on the Fylde saying they will report any breaches of planning conditions.

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Coun David Angel, chairman of Staining Parish Council, Christine Eastwood and Co-op manager Stuart Cook.

New cameras to crack down on fly-tipping

Fly-tippers beware – and smile for the camera.

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John Holden has built a giant model of Liverpool Lime Street train station

30-year labour of love keeps John on the right tracks

The display now standing in John Holden’s Fylde home is a stunning scale model of a city centre station which has been a 30-year labour of love – and is still being added to.

Average speed camera

Safety improvements welcomed on two major roads

Fracking, Blackpool Football Club and speed cameras – three of the most divisive issues of our times.

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Lytham Hall

Hall delight at cash grant hope

Lytham Hall is bidding to bag another bumper cash boost from a supermarket giant’s funding scheme.

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Kamal Kaan and Rohit Gokani

New Lowther show cooks up a storm

A brand new production, which is part play, park cookery demonstration, will be visiting the Lowther Pavilion as part of its UK Tour.

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New top cop wants a ‘first class response’ for Fylde and Wyre

The man in charge of policing Fylde and Wyre insists fighting crime is only a fraction of what his officers are expected to deal with.

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Beaverbrooks has donated �1,300 to the Vics child mental health team

Jeweller’s gift to child mental health service

Staff from a St Annes business have donated more than £1,000 to help youngsters across the Fylde coast.

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Crews called to car fire

Crews called to car fire

Firefighters from St Annes station were called to a car on fire in a residential street.

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Mark Menzies, Conservative candidate for Fylde

Prime minister offers hope for Fylde nuclear workers

Fylde’s MP has said he will keep the pressure on to get nuclear fuel for a new power station made locally.

Alice Middleton

Fylde coast horses team under orders for awards

A Fylde coast horse supplies company is among the runners and riders for two top national awards.

Cally Ward from Beaverbrooks the Jewellers hands over a cheque for �1,300 to David Eaton, Service Manager from the CAMHS team, watched by members of the Accounts and Finance Team.

Jeweller’s gift to child mental health service

Staff from a St Annes business have donated more than £1,000 to help youngsters across the Fylde coast.

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Operatic Society readies for summer

No sooner will St Annes Operatic Society bring the curtain down on its touring run of the Babes In The Wood panto than preparations will begin for summer show Fiddler On The 

Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College

Have your say on school plan

Fylde MP Mark Menzies is urging as many people as possible to make their voices heard in the consultation over the future of sixth form education at Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College.

A tree fell in Ballam Road, Lytham, leaving it blocked

UPDATE: Road reopened as fallen tree moved

A Lytham road that was blocked by a fallen tree has been reopened.

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Fairhaven Lake

County top dog for dogging

As national titles go, Lancashire’s latest is hardly one to be proud of.

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A view of the looms, at Progress Mill, in October 1953

Some ‘reel’ interesting pictures of historic Fylde textile mill at work

These wonderful pictures show a piece of Kirkham’s rich past as a mill town.

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Coun Tony Ford and Coun Carol Lanyon with St Annes In Bloom volunteers collecting discarded Christmas trees

Tree-mendous appeal response

Volunteers have been swamped with requests from residents for their Christmas trees to be collected and used to help protect the sand dunes in St Annes.

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