10 things to do this weekend (April 1 and 2)

Spring has arrived, so why not try something different this weekend.

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Katie and Patricia Fieldhouse, and Janet Wardell.

Guests gather to honour Fylde’s top woman

Dedicated volunteer Margaret West, who spent 25 years helping improve the lives of hundreds of people, was named Fylde Woman of the Year at a luncheon at the Clifton Arms Hotel, Lytham.

Dickens Great Expectations  staged by Fylde Coast Players

Unusual adaptation is poignant and well acted

Great Expectations – Fylde Coast Players, Lowther Pavilion

Theatre and Comedy
Helen Clitheroe

Olympian’s RNLI run date

A Commonwealth Games medallist who also twice represented Great Britain at the Olympics is on her marks to get a Fylde fund-raising run off to a flying start.

Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College

Praise for sixth form facing axe

Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College has been declared ‘good’ by Ofsted for the second inspection running.

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Margaret West with her trophy as Fylde Woman of the Year

Volunteer Margaret rewarded after 25 years of helping others

A dedicated volunteer who has spent 25 years improving the lives of hundreds of people has been named Fylde Woman of the Year.

Lytham Library closed on September 30, 2016

Can you help revive town’s library?

Lytham folk are being urged to rally round to help revive the town’s library, six months after it closed its doors.

Sea Life Blackpool have a Snail and the Whale special event on until March 26. Great for the kids.

10 things to do this weekend (March 25 and 26)

There's a great variety of things to try this weekend. Why not do one of these?
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RMT members on the picket line at Blackpool North last week

New rail strike announced for Grand National day

Rail Union RMT has confirmed further strike action by guards and driver members on Arriva Rail North over the introduction of Driver Only Operations.

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Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College

Shopping boost for college’s library

A Mother’s Day shopping afternoon in Lytham provided a boost of just under £400 for a fund to refurbish the library at Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College.

North Devon District Hospital where Walsh worked

Consultant had indecent images of youngsters

A paediatric consultant who tried to hide his sexual interest in children with “military-grade” software has been jailed for three years after police enlisted a top computer expert to bring him to justice.

The 24-year-old cyclist, from Lytham, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital, where he has since undergone surgery for head injuries and a broken jaw.

Cyclist suffers serious head injuries after collision in Lytham

A cyclist has suffered serious head injuries following a collision with a Mercedes, say police.

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Coun Cheryl Little, town mayor of St Annes 2016-17

Ceilidh boost to RNLI coffers

A ceilidh at St Annes Palace attracted a capacity attendance - and helped take the total raised for the RNLI during Coun Cheryl Little’s year as town mayor to more than £1,000.

Members of Lytham St Annes Twinning Association on their  trip to Caudry in northern France

French town link set to be sealed

A second continental twinning partner for Lytham and St Annes is set to be clinched later this year.

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Beverley Gilmour, who says she suffers from up to three 'near death experiences' every month, has written a book about her condition

Woman who ‘died’ publishes new book

A woman who says she has ‘died’ more than 1,000 times has penned her first book explaining her extraordinary condition.

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Where are the best kebab houses in Lancashire?

Which take-aways or restaurants cook a tasty doner?

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Christine's big moment

Strictly fan gets to dance with show winner in Blackpool

A Strictly Come Dancing super-fan had the surprise of her life when 2016 champion Ore Oduba arrived to dance with her at Blackpool’s Tower Ballroom.

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Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College

Axe confirmed for sixth form at LSA High

Sixth form education at Fylde’s biggest school will be axed from September next year, it has been confirmed.

Lytham Hall

Row over Hall restoration

Councillors have called for the removal of the boss of the management team behind the restoration of Lytham Hall.

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David Baldacci

Thriller writer hosting literary lunch

Popular thriller writer David Baldacci is coming to Lytham.

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