St Annes

St Annes

Shock plans to scrap sixth form to save money

Fylde’s biggest school is looking to drop sixth form education in a bid to save money.

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Edward Dee taking part in a challenge for the school last year

Fylde school’s tribute to tragic Edward

A school is to launch a fund-raising campaign in memory of an 10-year-old pupil who died of suspected meningitis.

Fence at Clifton Primary School, Clitheroe Road, St Annes.

March planned for tragic boy

A young boy who died from suspected meningitis at the weekend has been named.

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Clifton Primary School, Clitheroe Road, St Annes.

Schoolboy dies from suspected meningitis

A Fylde coast primary school pupil has died from suspected meningitis.

Customers’ dismay at bid to shut down banks

Customers’ dismay at bid to shut down banks

A bank’s plans to shut four branches will have a severe effect on customers and businesses, it has been claimed.

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Fylde Council leader Sue Fazackerley, and director of resources Tracy Morrison (holding scissors) at the official openingh of the new North Promenade toilet block with (from left) Gareth Matthews, waste prevention and enforcement officer at Fylde Council, Danfo general manager Andrew McIlduff and site manager Ray Humphries.

10-year toilet break over at seafront site

A seafront toilet block has reopened after 10 years - with plenty of spadework required.

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Fylde MP Mark Menzies

Fylde PM’s pledge over link road delay

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has quizzed the Prime Minister over the progress of a new M55 link road for Lytham and St Annes.

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The artwork on Back St Annes Road West, St Annes

Artists put us in the picture

The street art which has brought a striking new look to St Annes town centre is just the start.

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Soper's window dresser Johanne Cross receives the 2015 Fylde mayor's best Christmas window award from then mayor Coun Peter Hardy and mayoress Sheila Hardy

Window dress competition up and running

Shopkeepers are being invited to dress up their premises in festive fashion for the Fylde mayor’s festive window competition.

Luke Buckley

Appeal over serious assault

A man with links to the Fylde coast is wanted by police in connection with a serious assault

Joy Gilleard and Hayley Garner from Nomad Clan with their artwork on Back St Annes Road West

Street art paints dramatic picture

An eye-catching new feature in a Fylde town centre is proving a real talking point.

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Amy Winehouse tribute band Lioness. Jason Randall Photograpy 2012

Amy Winehouse tribute Lioness roars into life

Amy Winehouse tribute ‘Lioness’ will be performing a warm-up gig at Aztex, St Annes, on Thursday as a precursor to a UK tour.

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St Catherine's Hospice santa dash

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is our guide of what is happening this weekend.
Dog walkers on Lytham Green

Have your say on new dog rules

Major changes to dog control in Fylde are on the cards – and residents are being invited to have their say.

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Eddie Bowkett, former Lytham St Annes town crier

Pallbearers’ tribute to town crier Eddie

Tribute has been paid to former Lytham St Annes and Kirkham town crier Eddie Bowkett, who has died at the age of 83.

St Annes Palace, Garden Street

Enjoy a Dickens of a festival at St Annes Victorian Festival

The finishing touches are being put to preparations for the second annual St Annes Victorian Festival – and there is still time to take part.

St Annes Christmas Lights switch-on 2015

Town shapes up for festive switch-on

It’s festive switch-on time in St Annes on Saturday, with a packed afternoon of entertainment ahead of the Christmas lights being turned on at 5.30pm.

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Artists Hayley Garner and Joy Gilleard of Nomad Clan. Picture by David Hirst

Art takes to the street

Street art is coming to St Annes - and is set to be the centrepiece of a festival being planned for next year.

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Lancashire County Council

Council chiefs consider bid to extend school

Plans to build an extension to a St Annes school have been lodged with Lancashire County Council.

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The car's driver complained his steering felt funny, before police allege he blew over the legal drink drive limit and was arrested.

Drink drive suspect told cops: 'My steering felt funny'

Traffic officers in St Annes arrested a suspected drink driver in the early hours of this morning - after being told the car's 'steering felt funny'.
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