David’s delight at charity award

A Fylde businessman has earned a top national award for his services to charity.

Lytham Hall perfect for pit-stop

Lytham Hall perfect for pit-stop

Lytham Hall played host to a visit from a stunning collection of antique vehicles on Monday, June 19, when the North West branch of the Veteran Car Club pulled up in the gardens.

Phil Wood retires in December

Hunt on for new LSA High head

Interviews will take place next month for the post of next headteacher at Fylde’s biggest school.

Lytham Fire Station posted this picture to its Twitter account

‘Unbelievable’: Fitter uses fire station forecourt to ‘measure his CARPET’

A carpet fitter was photographed measuring his wares on the forecourt of Lytham Fire Station – which features a large yellow criss-cross grid and the giant words ‘KEEP CLEAR’.

Fifty Four restaurant, Wood Street, St Annes

Restaurateurs’ expansion boosts St Annes

The couple behind two of Lytham’s most successful restaurants have expanded into St Annes – and are predicting a prosperous future for Fylde’s beach resort.

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Great Expectations at Lytham Hall

Hall show meets its Expectations

REVIEW: Great Expectations, Lytham Hall

Theatre and Comedy
‘Wrecking Machine’ cage fighter spared jail after headbutt attack

‘Wrecking Machine’ cage fighter spared jail after headbutt attack

A cage fighting champion called the “Wrecking Machine” had a violent response to a comment about his size, a court was told.

Lytham Hall volunteer with the Echium plant measuring 4.9m in the Hall grounds

Giant plant set to be a real record breaker

How’s this for a proud example of an Echium Pininana plant - resplendent in the grounds of Lytham Hall?

Mark Menzies celebrates his general election win in Fylde with Conservative supporters

ELECTION 2017: Menzies retains Fylde for Tories

Mark Menzies has held the Fylde seat forthe Conservatives with a slightly reduced majority.

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Kate Sobey and Lucy Benson, both 11 and from Ansdell, with Kate Eggleston-Wirtz from St Annes at the Lytham Hall Spring Art Fair with a Jane Austen theme

Fans require little persuasion to attend art fair

A spring art fair with a Jane Austen theme proved a big hit at Lytham Hall, attracting an estimated 1,600 visitors.

Whats on
Dog walkers on Lytham Green

New dog rules set for autumn

Fylde’s new rules for dog control will come into effect in the autumn – and will double the current penalty for dog fouling.

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Pat Thorn from the Lytham St Annes Art Society during their annual open air exhibition

Open display shows off talents of star artists

Members of Lytham St Annes Art Society made the most of some glorious weekend weather to show off their works at their annual open air exhibition in St Annes town centre.

Whats on
Actress Emily-Rose Hurdiss who is performning in Great Expections at Lowther Pavilion

High expectations for open air Dickens play

There are Great Expectations in every sense at Lytham Hall as the outdoor theatre season opens on Sunday evening.

Theatre and Comedy 1
Former Scottish international rugby union referee, David Leslie, 73, scared burglar Ian McDuff off with his walking stick

Ex-referee, 73, sent burglar packing

A career criminal messed with the wrong man when he tried to burgle to home of a retired rugby referee.

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A statue in Caudry portraying the French town's links with the lace industry

Focus on twinning link with French lace town

Fylde residents are being offered the opportunity to find out more about the area’s prospective second twin town ahead of the relationship being formally sealed.

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Fylde tipping in the Fylde countryside which was the subject of a prosecution against Hamid Mechnan by Fylde Council

Fly tipper snared on Facebook gets fined

A man drove around rural Fylde on three successive days looking for places to fly tip.

Volunteer Janet Wilson

Janet makes her mark for cancer charity

A Lytham woman has been praised by a charity for her work in helping people on the Fylde coast reduce their risk of breast cancer.

Medals at the end for this group of cyclists

Hundreds take part in annual Beaverbrooks Bike Ride for Trinity Hospice

The annual Beaverbrooks Bike Ride for Trinity Hospice attracted 700 riders who cycled 18, 30 or even 45 mile routes to raise money for the charity.

The lifeboat was brought up on to Lytham Green. Photo: David Forshaw

Rescue mission after failed river crossing

A man who tried to walk from Southport to Blackpool had to be rescued after being caught out by the tide.

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Display designer Karen Irving and shop owner Christine Chisholm outside their award-winning shop

Homewear shop’s cosy display wins window award

Lytham homewear shop Heart of the Home has been crowned the winner of the Royal Worcester Wrendale Designs window display competition.

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