St Annes

St Annes

Veterans to benefit from a NAAFI cafe

Fylde forces veterans are set to benefit from a new town centre cafe.

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Lytham St Annes Lions officials with members of the Promenade Gardens Friends group at the former paddling pool site on St Annes seafront

Lions’ £3.3k boost to seafront pool plan

Volunteers looking to revive a long-disused paddling pool are celebrating a key cash boost to their plans.

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New sign at St Annes rail station

Platform for brighter St Annes gateway

Schoolchildren and community groups have played key roles in inspiring new signs at a busy Fylde rail station, promoting the best of what the area has to offer.

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Man in hospital after being attacked at bus stop

A 43-year-old man was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital after being attacked at a bus stop last night, police said.

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Catherine Rollinson, four, covers up at St Annes beach

Fun in the sun as temperatures soar on Fylde coast

These little ones really do like to be beside the seaside!

Blackpool
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.

Education
Cookery demonstration at the 2016 St Annes Food Festival

Second course for town Food Festival

St Annes’ second annual Food Festival will take place on Sunday, August 13.

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Trinity Hospice colour splash fun run along the beach between Starr Gate and St Annes

Colour Splash set for return to resort beach

Blackpool beach will be painted all the colours of the rainbow this summer as Trinity Hospice’s popular Colour Splash returns to the resort.

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Preston Crown Court

St Annes pervert used eBay to buy sick images from Japan

Images of children in ‘provocative’ poses were found on cushion covers and posters in a man’s room, a court has heard.

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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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David Forshaw of Lytham St Annes RNLI

Concert set to boost RNLI fund

A concert in St Annes lifeboat house this weekend is set to boost the RNLI’s Shannon appeal as well as the town’s Carnival fund.

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The dead snake found on St Annes' north beach by dog walker Rachel Jeffrey

Dog walker finds a slippery customer on the beach

Rachel Jeffrey certainly had a shock when she was out on the beach walking her dog Nelson.

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St Annes YMCA Pool and Gym

£100,000 upgrade for seafront gym

Fylde Coast YMCA is spending £100,000 on upgrading the fitness facilities at St Annes’ swimming pool and gym.

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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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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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Gaby Little with the t-shirt she designed in aid of  the Manchester emergency fund

Gabrielle’s designs on boosting Arena attack emergency fund

A t-shirt designed by a Fylde woman is raising thousands of pounds for the Manchester emergency fund.

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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
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.

Crime
South Shore Academy

New school to open in months

Pupils at South Shore Academy will be moving into new premises within at least three months.

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