St Annes

St Annes

Eyes of the world on town as music and arts festival starts

St Annes Music and Arts Festival, Ashton Gardens

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Lytham and St Annes town crier Colin Ballard, who is set to retire next year

Have a shout at being the next town crier

Oyez, Oyez! Do you fancy your chances of being in with a shout as town crier?

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British ice dance champion Kathryn Bradley

Teen named British ice dance champion

A St Annes teenager has been crowned Britain’s number one junior ice dancer.

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Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College headteacher Phil Wood, who retires later this year

‘Stronger field’ needed in hunt for new headteacher

The headteacher vacancy at Fylde’s biggest school is to be readvertised.

Education 1
6-year-old Megan Hanson had to have stiches after cutting her foot on a discarded BBQ on Blackpool beach

Brave Megan back in classroom after horror injury

News
St Annes Cricket Club Beer Festival organiser Chris Joy

Howzat for a festival full of cheer

St Annes Cricket Club hosts its fifth annual summer beer festival from Thursday – and there will be even more tipples on offer this year.

News
Businesses count cost of burst underground pipe

Businesses count cost of burst underground pipe

Businesses in Blackpool and St Annes have told how they have been left out of pocket after a burst water pipe forced them to close their doors.

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Water on Wheels delivers to Clifton Road, Lytham

UPDATE: United Utilities to pay compensation for lack of water

United Utilities says it will pay compensation to households and businesses which have been without water today.
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Logan with mum Becky, sister Brooklyn and dad David

Quick-thinking Logan saves his father’s life

A nine-year-old has been credited with saving his dad’s life when he had a heart attack at home.

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Lewis Dugdale from St Annes is congratulated on his national BTEC award by  Jo Catlow-Morris, programme leader in performing arts and art and design at Lythan Sixth Form College

Top honour for teenage acting student Lewis

A Fylde student is celebrating winning a prestigious national award.

Education
Last year's Trinity Hospice colour splash fun run along the beach between Starr Gate and St Annes

Make it a huge splash for fund

Trinity Hospice’s Colour Splash fund-raising event is back on St Annes beach this weekend for a third year - and organisers are hoping it will be the biggest and best yet.

Health
St Annes Police Station, where the counter is threatened with closure

Battle stations to save police counters

The battle to save Fylde’s last remaining police station front counters is being stepped up with the consultation deadline little more than a week away.

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Coun David Eaves, chairman of Fylde Council's operational management committee, Tracy Morrison, Fylde Council's director of resources at and Steve Fletcher, customer support manager for Glasdon UK with an example of a new bigger bin on St Annes seafront

Bins go supersize for litter on Prom

Bins are ‘going large’ in St Annes and Lytham to tackle seafront litter.

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Elizabeth Monaghan, Paul Fury, Hannah Dennison and Sasha Bell-Smith at Sweet Memories in St Annes

Thief given a sweet offer by shop owner

It’s like taking candy from a baby, as the saying goes.

But one bungling thief didn’t look out for CCTV cameras before helping himself to two jars full of cherry lips and chocolate limes.

Crime

St Annes Carnival reaches major charity milestone

Event has raised more than £100k for good causes over the decades

News
Janet had her naso-gastric tube removed by doctors at a private clinic in Germany, which her 'amazed' daughter Kate said shows her treatment is working (Picture: Kate Colgan/Facebook)

Grandmother’s specialist cancer treatment in Germany is ‘working’, amazed daughter says

A grandmother battling terminal cancer in a German clinic has had a tube running from her nose to her stomach removed.

Health
Sports and social club

Where are the best sports and social clubs in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
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Northern's new trains are being built in Spain

New trains for North taking shape in Spanish factory

Workers in a Spanish factory have started to build the fleet of new trains which will revolutionise rail tavel across Lancashire.

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States Road

Man turns detective after van theft

A businessman turned detective to track down thousands of pounds  of stock which went missing along with his van.

Crime 1
Elderflower Crafts will be at the Summer Art Fair at Samlesbury Hall

Things to do this weekend (July 8 and 9)

There's some great activities and events happening in Lancashire:
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