Blackpool health and beauty firm in £6.5m deal

A producer of consumer beauty and healthcare products has been bought in a £6.5m deal which will allow it to expand.

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence subject of Arts Society lecture

Lawrence of Arabia is the subject of Fylde Decorative and Fine Arts Society’s March lecture, which takes place at St Annes United Reformed Church, St George’s Road, on Wednesday afternoon.

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Coxswain Gary Bird at the launch of the �275,000 appeal towards the new Lytham St Annes Shanon inshore lifeboat

Your garden can help RNLI’s appeal grow

Can you help a cash appeal grow – by making your garden available for the public to admire?

Anti-fracking rally at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton

Anger rises as Fylde coast fracking protests ramp up

Protesters are set to ramp up the fights against fracking this spring despite a row following a rally at the weekend.

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Kelsea Peach and Debbie Rainford-Read from Pick n Mix who are celebrating 20 years in business

Blackpool woman’s 20 years’ in business

A Blackpool mum is celebrating 20 years in business –serving up snacks on Central Drive.

Anthony John Clarke

Irish folk singer to headline club night

A man who has played with Christy Moore, Vin Garbutt and Ralph McTell is the headliner at the next St Annes Folk Club night.

Preston marina and docks

Accountancy firm closes county office

Accountancy firm KPMG has announced it is to close its Lancashire office.

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Steve Pye

Fylde business aims to cut hospital waiting time

A Lytham businessman has launched a digital health platform aimed at reducing hospital and GP waiting times.

Michael Hudson

JAILED: Pervert drugged and sexually abused two schoolgirls

A pervert who drugged and sexually abused two schoolgirls has been jailed for 13 years.

The carnival sack race

Children’s St Annes fest plan receives wide support

Organisers of a children’s festival planned for St Annes have been encouraged by the backing it has received from the community.

Lynda Kenyon and Alison Levi take a look at plans for the former pool at an earlier consultation event

Last chance to have say on bid for ex-pool site

The last chance to take a look at proposals to give a new lease of life to a long-disused seafront swimming pool takes place on Tuesday.

Tapas at Ziggy's

Lancashire recommends... great tapas bars

Readers have voted. Here are the top tapas bars in Lancashire.
Lowther Pavilion

Viennese Strauss Gala enjoys 15th anniversary

A Viennese Strauss Gala will return to the Lowther Pavilion, tomorrow night for its 15th anniversary.

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The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu (centre) atb Fosbrooke House with (from left)  manager Paul Smith, deputy manager Melanie Edwards, Rev Michael Taylor and Rev Nick Wells

Residents’ joy at visit from Archbishop

Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu led a service in the chapel and met residents and staff when he visited the Fosbrooke House supported living complex in Lytham .

Samantha Bainbridge

New service is praised by its own patients

A new community health service launched last year to help patients with an agonising condition has been praised.

Fylde MP Mark Menzies with nominees, including winner Pam Young, at the 2016 Fylde Woman of the Year lunch

Deadline extended for woman of year awards

Nominations have been flooding in for the Fylde Woman of the Year awards, but the deadline has been extended a week to accommodate even more.

Kirkham prison

Tough punishment promised as 'dirty dozen' remain on run from prison

Ministry of Justice bosses insist offenders who abscond from Kirkham Prison will face tough punishments but are yet to answer questions over prisoners who remain at large.

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Roadworks on Clifton Drive North, St Annes

More road delays as work over-runs

Drivers are facing at least another week of delays on a main route into Fylde because of over-running roadworks.

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St Annes Town Hall

Fylde Tories doubt over county plans

Fylde Council could be the second local authority to pull out of proposals to create a Lancashire wide combined authority.

Actress Katey Brennand on the Coronation Street set

Mum’s Corrie delight after acting break

It’s not just Rovers who return to Coronation Street - Lytham actress Katey Brennand is back on the top TV soap too.

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