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Have your say on new dog rules

Major changes to dog control in Fylde are on the cards – and residents are being invited to have their say.

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Entertainer Joe Longthorne at Brian House Children's Hospice with tragic Charlie, who was 10 months' old at the time

Hospital ‘not to blame’ for child’s death

A coroner has ruled it is ‘not possible to say’ whether keeping a young boy in hospital before he died would have saved his life.

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A previous Remembrance Day at St Annes war memorial

Services to honour Fylde’s heroic fallen

Fylde folk are being urged to turn out in numbers to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in conflict at remembrance services being held across the borough on Sunday.

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Alan Blakeley Clerk to Staining Parish Council

Village clerk takes on top national role

A village clerk from the Fylde has been honoured with a top national job.

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Woman trapped by chip pan fire

Woman trapped by chip pan fire

Fire services have appealed for people to brush up on fire safety involving chip pans after attending two blazes in 24 hours.

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Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw

Commissioner’s new victim support role

A support service for victims of crimes is set to expand as Lancashire Police anticipate 60,000 more referrals in upcoming years.

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Travellers living on the Hardhorn site off Fairfield Road in Singleton have been granted official permission to live there

Angry backlash in traveller row

The decision to allow travellers to remain on a plot of public land in the Fylde countryside has sparked controversy among residents.

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Travellers living on the Hardhorn site off Fairfield Road in Singleton have been granted official permission to live there

Travellers’ victory in long-running site row

A group of travellers have won the right to remain on a controversial plot of land after a lengthy legal battle.

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Wes Blundell, of Shaftesbury Avenue in Staining, has Downs Syndrome and has been given a new companion dog after the previous one had to be put down after only five months.
Wes with Ellie the German Shepherd.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
29-6-2016

Wes’ first walk thanks to man’s best friend

Wes and his faithful companion Ellie are living proof that a dog really is man’s best friend.

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Simon Whittaker (left) and regional director John Roocroft

Regional honour for Fylde builder

Simon Whittaker, Jones Homes’ site manager at The Heathers in Staining, has beaten stiff competition from across the region to take the title of Local Authority Building Control Residential Site Manager of the Year for the North West region.

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House's garden wall damaged by car accident on Chain Lane, Staining

‘Rat run puts lives at risk’

“Road improvements, not road deaths.”

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Would you recommend your GP?

REVEALED: Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre’s best and worst GP surgeries as rated by you

Today we can reveal the list of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre’s best and worst GP surgeries, based on ratings provided by patients on how likely they are to recommend their practice.

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