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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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Scooters

Scooter fundraiser at acoustic lounge bar

Acoustic music lounge Ben & Johnny’s are hosting a charity ‘Scooter Meet’ to help raise funds for Donna’s Dream house.

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Fun in Ashton Gardens. The sack race at St Annes Carnival.

Children’s festival sparks big interest

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

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Tapas bar

Where are the best tapas bars in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Crews from St Annes, Lytham, and Wesham staged a serious two-car crash for a drill this morning

PICTURES: Firefighters take part in joint car crash drill

Firefighters from across the county took part in a drill this morning.

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Jo Thomas from Alice's Tearoom, which was raided on Tuesday

Thief’s Love Hearts break in

A sweet-toothed raider is being hunted by police after breaking into a popular tearoom – and nabbing a cupboard full of treats.

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The St Annes Promenade Gardens Friends held a consultation afternoon at the Island Cinema on plans to renovate the old paddling pool.
Local resident Lynda Kenyon (left) fills in a questionnaire, assisted by Alison Levi.

Delighted over response in bid to revamp pool

The group behind proposals to give a new lease of life to a long-disused seafront swimming pool have been delighted with the response to a series of consultation events.

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Day of Sunshine

Lancashire recommends... great charity shops

Readers have voted. Here are the top charity shops in the area.
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Firefighters from Lytham and South Shore were called to Clifton Drive in St Annes after reports youths had started a fire and were setting off fireworks in the sand dunes opposite the old Pontins site.

Firefighters called to ‘youths starting fire’ on sand dunes

Firefighters from Lytham and South Shore were called to Clifton Drive in St Annes after reports youths had started a fire, and were setting off fireworks, on the sand dunes opposite the old Pontins site.

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Joe is on loan at Sheffield United

Football ace backs appeal to save Nan

Manchester United’s rising star Joe Riley has backed a fund-raising campaign to send a Fylde coast grandmother to Germany for potentially life-saving treatment.

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Smashed corner window at The Attik shop, St Annes

Lorry smash ‘nightmare’

This was the dramatic scene after the main window of a town centre shop was smashed in a road accident.

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Joanne Kendall, Christine Howe and founder Bev Sykes at a Just Good Friends awareness event

‘Effect of loneliness must never be underestimated’

The founder of a companionship group which has quickly proved a massive hit in St Annes is looking to expand it across the whole of Fylde.

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Funeral of former mayor of Fylde, Alderman Ron Wilson at Our Lady Star of the Sea RC Church,  St Annes

Church packed as town bids farewell to ex-mayor

Our Lady Star of the Sea RC Church, St Annes, was packed for the funeral of former Fylde mayor Alderman Ron Wilson.

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Police

Man, 29, bailed after bakery break-in and car chase

A man arrested following an hour-long car chase across the Fylde coast has been bailed, police said.

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Man, 29, arrested after car chase across Fylde coast

Police officers chased a car across the Fylde coast after a break-in at a commercial property in South Shore in the early hours of this morning.

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Court tackles knotweed

Court tackles knotweed

Homeowners blighted by Japanese knotweed encroaching on their gardens from public land are entitled to compensation, a court has ruled.

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