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St Annes

Olympian’s RNLI run date

A Commonwealth Games medallist who also twice represented Great Britain at the Olympics is on her marks to get a Fylde fund-raising run off to a flying start.

Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College

Praise for sixth form facing axe

Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College has been declared ‘good’ by Ofsted for the second inspection running.

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Margaret West with her trophy as Fylde Woman of the Year

Volunteer Margaret rewarded after 25 years of helping others

A dedicated volunteer who has spent 25 years improving the lives of hundreds of people has been named Fylde Woman of the Year.

RMT members on the picket line at Blackpool North last week

New rail strike announced for Grand National day

Rail Union RMT has confirmed further strike action by guards and driver members on Arriva Rail North over the introduction of Driver Only Operations.

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Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College

Shopping boost for college’s library

A Mother’s Day shopping afternoon in Lytham provided a boost of just under £400 for a fund to refurbish the library at Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College.

St Annes In Bloom chairman Fiona Boismaison (back, wearing green) with Santander bank staff working on the refurbishment of the Peace Garden on St Annes seafront

Bank staff share in some peace and love

In Bloom volunteers were delighted to bank on some extra help as work started on a revamp for a seafront attraction.

Coun Cheryl Little, town mayor of St Annes 2016-17

Ceilidh boost to RNLI coffers

A ceilidh at St Annes Palace attracted a capacity attendance - and helped take the total raised for the RNLI during Coun Cheryl Little’s year as town mayor to more than £1,000.

Members of Lytham St Annes Twinning Association on their  trip to Caudry in northern France

French town link set to be sealed

A second continental twinning partner for Lytham and St Annes is set to be clinched later this year.

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Where are the best kebab houses in Lancashire?

Which take-aways or restaurants cook a tasty doner?

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Drugs raid on Kirkdale Avenue, St Annes. Picture from Fylde police

Drugs seized in police raid

Police seized drugs in a raid at a St Annes house after being tipped off by neighbouring residents.

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The Queensway pub, St Annes

New look in store for landmark Fylde pub

A landmark Fylde pub is set for a new look.

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Adrienna Taylor with youngsters at Summerfield Nursery

Nursery’s Adrie calls it a day after 40 years

It’s the end of an era today as Adrienna Taylor retires after 40 years at St Annes’ Summerfield Day Nursery.

Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College

Axe confirmed for sixth form at LSA High

Sixth form education at Fylde’s biggest school will be axed from September next year, it has been confirmed.

Michelle Lonican of Brian House with a cheque for the �13,250 proceeds of the Lytham St Annes Lions swimarathon

Hospice delight at Lions’ £13,250

Swimmers who helped raise £13,250 for Brian House children’s hospice were saluted at a presentation event in Lytham.

Fish and chips

Where are the best fish and chip shops in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions for their favourite chippys in the area.

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Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College

Axe poised over sixth form

Sixth form education at Fylde’s biggest school is set to be axed.

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Members of the Rarity Dance School who are off to compete in an international dance competition at Disneyland Paris

Dream Disney date for dance school

It’s no Mickey Mouse ambition - more a dream come true.

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St Annes town centre

Referendum date set to have a say on local plan

Residents of St Annes will have the chance to have their say on the future of the town at the polls on May 4.

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

Relief as Clifton Drive roadworks finish

Frustration has turned to relief for drivers with roadworks which caused major delays between Blackpool and St Annes finally being lifted.

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