St Annes

St Annes

School closes as taps run dry

A primary school closed early on Thursday afternoon after a water main burst in Fylde.

Potholes in the roadworks area on Blackpool Road, Ansdell

Roadworks prompt anger at ‘hazards’

Resurfacing of a major Fylde road continues to cause frustration.

Cinderella Ball at the Clifton Arms Hotel in Lytham for Young Carers and Blackpool Carers Centre.  From left: Michelle Smith, Tara Bragg, Gill Booth and Joan Blackburn

Yes, they did go to the ball...

There was no going home by midnight or pumpkins at this Cinderella ball.

James, Tom and Chris Poyner (left to right)

St Annes-born bodybuilder is Miami bound for biggest competition of his career

A doctor who combines a career in medicine with competitive body building is to fly to Miami to take part in the biggest competition of his career.
Machine for raking the sand dunes

Keeping sand dunes in trim

Guess what this equipment is for – and a clue is there is not much use for it inland.

Back St Annes Road West, St Annes

More town sites set for a tidy-up

A mews-style look for a busy back street is among the next town centre improvement projects being considered for St Annes.

Art in Back St Annes Road West

More sites in St Annes set for a tidy-up

A mews-style look for a busy back street is among the next town centre improvement projects being considered for St Annes.
Lancashire police helicopter

Teen arrested after shining laser at police helicopter

A Fylde teenager has been arrested for shining a laser at a police helicopter.

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A Time For Tea event held on St Annes beach in memory of Edward Dee

50,000 thanks!

Thank you – 50,000 times over!

Rhiannon Lovelace, from St Annes, is travelling to North Carolina to compete against the world's best strongmen competitors.

Strongman mission for power pair competing in the States

The power of love and the gym is propelling a couple across the Atlantic to compete in the world’s pinnacle Strongman competition.
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Sally Westgate (left) on the raffle stall at the fair with friend Jes Woodington

Fair success boosts Sally’s big trip fund

A successful family fair has taken a Fylde schoolgirl closer to a dream trip to Nepal.

Preston Crown Court

St Annes teenager in explosive court hearing

A teenager with learning difficulties has appeared in court accused of possessing explosive substances.

Sign warning of the resurfacing works at Blackpool Road, Ansdell

Head angered by roadworks plan silence

The head of Fylde’s biggest school has hit out at a lack of information from highways officials after a road closure prompted severe disruption.

Arriva train

£2.30 rail fare that cost fare dodger more than £400

A court has ordered six train passengers from Blackpool to pay a total of almost £4,000 in financial penalties for failing to pay for a ticket.

Lytham St Annes Lions swimarathon at St Annes YMCA Pool

New tech boost to charity swim event

New technology is helping to boost interest in one of Fylde’s most successful annual fund-raising events.

The Lytham Shanty Crew

Stage set for Shanty Crew to boost Shannon fund

Lytham St Annes Shanty Crew is eagerly gearing up to provide the latest boost to the RNLI Shannon appeal.

Ray Baker, who will take over as headteacher of Lytham St Annes Technology and Perfoming Arts College in January

Search for new head over at last

The search is over for the next headteacher of Fylde’s biggest school – and the successor to long-serving Phil Wood has big plans for its future.

Father-of-four Lee Doward

Tears of a conman as fraudster jailed for VAT swindle

A Fylde businessman who made nearly £47,000 of bogus VAT claims has been jailed for 10 months and faces having his assets seized.

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Shopkeepers (from left)  Linda Deacon, Lisa Kelly, Lynette Brammer and Simon Ray alldfessed up for the occasion at St Annes Victorian Festival 2016

Victorian theme set to reign once more

The countdown is on to the third annual Victorian Festival in St Annes.

Paul Burgess is on the drums for Free Parking's gig on Sunday

Things to do this weekend (October 6 to 9)

There's some great events happening in Lancashire over the coming days:

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