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Deadline looms for Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College consultation

There are just a few days left for contributions to be made to the consultation over a proposal which could spell the end of state sixth form academic education in Lytham St Annes.

John Holden has built a giant model of Liverpool Lime Street train station

30-year labour of love keeps John on the right tracks

The display now standing in John Holden’s Fylde home is a stunning scale model of a city centre station which has been a 30-year labour of love – and is still being added to.

Kamal Kaan and Rohit Gokani

New Lowther show cooks up a storm

A brand new production, which is part play, park cookery demonstration, will be visiting the Lowther Pavilion as part of its UK Tour.

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Beaverbrooks has donated �1,300 to the Vics child mental health team

Jeweller’s gift to child mental health service

Staff from a St Annes business have donated more than £1,000 to help youngsters across the Fylde coast.

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Crews called to car fire

Crews called to car fire

Firefighters from St Annes station were called to a car on fire in a residential street.

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Cally Ward from Beaverbrooks the Jewellers hands over a cheque for �1,300 to David Eaton, Service Manager from the CAMHS team, watched by members of the Accounts and Finance Team.

Jeweller’s gift to child mental health service

Staff from a St Annes business have donated more than £1,000 to help youngsters across the Fylde coast.

Fiddler On The Roof

Operatic Society readies for summer

No sooner will St Annes Operatic Society bring the curtain down on its touring run of the Babes In The Wood panto than preparations will begin for summer show Fiddler On The 

Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College

Have your say on school plan

Fylde MP Mark Menzies is urging as many people as possible to make their voices heard in the consultation over the future of sixth form education at Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College.

Coun Tony Ford and Coun Carol Lanyon with St Annes In Bloom volunteers collecting discarded Christmas trees

Tree-mendous appeal response

Volunteers have been swamped with requests from residents for their Christmas trees to be collected and used to help protect the sand dunes in St Annes.

Louisa sitting in style thanks to charity fund

Louisa sitting in style thanks to charity fund

A two-year-old toddler will soon be able to sit in safety thanks to a charity for disabled children.

A mattress in the  former JR Taylor shop doorway

Ex-flagship store now haven for homeless

Councillors and community leaders have spoken of their shock after evidence was found that homeless people have been sleeping rough in the doorway of a former flagship store.

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Fairhaven Lake

Lottery cash boost for Lake

Fairhaven Lake and gardens are set for a major restoration project after Fylde Council secured a development grant of £165,500.

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The annual Lytham St Annes Lions Swimarathon at St Annes YMCA Pool.

Swim day cash aim for Brian House

Lytham St Annes Lions will be supporting Brian House children’s hospice at their 31st annual swimarathon later this month – and there is still chance to take part.

Standing traffic on Clifton Drive North towards St Annes from Starr Gate

Drivers fume at long delays

Drivers have been left fuming and frustrated after roadworks caused major delays into St Annes from South Shore.

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Bev Wood, chairman of the St Annes Enterprise Partnership

STEP up to help promote town

The St Annes Enterprise Partnership holds its first quarter community update session next week – and is inviting townsfolk to go along and find out more.

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BIT Gala 2011

Ice skating stars win national award

A St Annes couple who have dedicated more than 50 years to ice skating have been awarded a national honour.

Andrew Hampson, Coast and Countryside Ranger at Fylde Council with the first of the expected hundreds of Christmas trees

Tree collection to start - to help save the sand dunes

Christmas officially ends tomorrow – and residents have been urged not to throw away their unwanted trees.

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Carol Elbourne of Elbourne Tea Emporium, St Annes

Staff’s charity gesture after raid nightmare

Workers at a tea room which was the target of a smash and grab raid will donate their tips to charity to replace stolen donations.

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Semi-naked ‘enraged’ reveller killed by single punch

Jurors have heard how a businessman died from catastrophic skull injuries from striking his head on the pavement after he was punched.

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